Tyrrel Bay

Tyrrel Bay is a protected harbour that is home to many types of eye-catching boats. Along the waterfront, visitors will find an array of shops, restaurants, and bars making it a great place to shop for vacation mementos.

Situated near the middle of the island of Carriacou, Tyrrel Bay is on the South West edge of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Those planning on making a stop at this beach can make the most of their relaxation time without missing the chance to do a little people watching.

How to Access The Beach

Tyrrell Bay is located immediately adjacent to the main coastal highway. Simply exit into the sand.

Amenities and Ambiance

Tyrrel Bay is one of the more beautiful bays on Grenada, with its sweeping horseshoe shaped coastline powdered with white sands and harboring topaz colored waters. The shore is backed by a minimal amount of greenery which protects the beach from the highway.

There is also a great restaurant right on-site if you're interested; many find it the perfect, convenient solution for lunch. Grenada has plenty of fantastic eateries around town, but some meals are best enjoyed spontaneously, in a truly casual setting. Some vacationers like having lunch very close-by. Sometimes, hotels offer to pack up on-the-go lunches for their guests. Or, on your way to the beach you could grab some carry-out from a casual dining spot.

If you're suddenly hungry or thirsty, the concession stand at Tyrrel Bay is the ultimate convenience. You might also have the option to try local specialties from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up at this spot.

Tyrrel Bay does have public restrooms for your convenience. The water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring your equipment if you want to see what lies beneath the surface. Tyrrel Bay is a working harbour, so the area is mainly populated with locals. Visitors will find other tourists mingling with the local crowd in the waterfront bars, however.

What's Nearby


Tyrrel Bay is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the South West coast of Carriacou; the area is home to other attractions such as Canute Calliste Art Gallery, which is less than a mile to the north.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting The Carriacou Museum. This museum is located two and a half miles to the northeast, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Tyrrel Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Canute Calliste Art Gallery Art Gallery 0.9 N Carriacou
The Carriacou Museum Museum 2.6 NE Carriacou
Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough Historical Site 3.4 NE Carriacou
Ningo Well Historical Site 4.9 NE Carriacou
Dover Ruins Historical Site 4.9 NE Carriacou

Cities and Towns

Tyrrel Bay is very close to Hillsborough, so exploring the city is a convenient option. The closest town to Tyrrel Bay is Hillsborough, which is a fairly rural area, but it will be a pleasant day trip for those looking to check out the local scene.


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full the nearby hotels are. Tyrrel Bay is not located near many major hotels, but it can attract guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of hotel rooms a car ride away. A few of the more convenient possibilities are seen in the following table.

Accommodations near Tyrrel Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand View Hotel -- -- Hotel
Silver Beach Cottages -- -- Cottages
Hotel Laurena -- -- Hotel
Green Roof Inn 2.8 mi. NE Hotel
Bogles Round House 4.0 mi. NE Cottages
Bayaleau Point Cottages 5.2 mi. NE Cottages


If during your visit you start getting hungry, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so you won't have to wander too far away. Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. Visitors often rave about their barbecue and seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's only a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Tyrrel Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8162 Caribbean Very Casual 0.1 mi. S
Lazy Turtle (473) 443-8322 Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. SW
Oyster Beds -- -- -- 0.8 mi. NW
Off the Hook (473) 443-7841 Caribbean Very Casual 1.1 mi. N
Laurena’s Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8333 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Patty's Deli (473) 443-6258 American -- 2.6 mi. NE
Slipway Restaurant (473) 443-6500 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Green Roof Inn Restaurant (473) 443-6399 International Informal 2.8 mi. NE
La Playa Beach Bar and Bistro (473) 410-4216 American Very Casual 2.8 mi. NE
Bogles Round House (473) 443-7841 Caribbean, Contemporary Fine Dining 4.0 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Carriacou, and Tyrrel Bay is just one option.

Vacationers may also want to visit Paradise Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold on Grenada, and dropping by Tyrrel Bay is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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