Grand Anse Attractions

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Everyone who travels to Grand Anse knows that the beaches alone are worth the trip, but there are a few other sites in the area worth seeing as well.  Learning about local history is easily done with a tour of the town including a military fort and a museum about local agriculture, while those who like to spend their days outdoors will have access to such attractions as a botanical garden and a dove sanctuary. 


Grand Anse Beach

You will discover an abundance of beaches to consider visiting in and around the area. Snorkeling is an option at several locations, for people who are so inclined. Click on the beach names for more detail concerning that section of the coast.

If you are hoping to snorkel, a location worth considering is Grand Anse Beach. There's plenty to do at Grand Anse Beach from water skiing to scuba diving. Vendors along the beach rent water sports equipment and sell coral jewelry, t-shirts, and hand-made crafts.

Another top pick for those who enjoy snorkeling is Morne Rouge Beach. When driving to Morne Rouge Beach, follow the main road towards Grand Anse Beach, but veer off on the side road to Spice Island Mall rather than continuing on. Pass the mall and Cinnamon Hill Hotel, where you will find the beach.

Quarantine Point Beach: Surrounded by rocky coastline, Quarantine Point Beach itself has soft peach sand and emerald green waters, with a cluster of coral reef just off shore.

These examples are only a few of what's on the island. To find out more about beaches available, check out this page.

Landmark Attractions

Fort George

A museum you might enjoy seeing is Grenada Sugar Factory, Explore the production of sugar on Grenada and learn how this cash crop proved critical in the growth and development of the island. Located in a fully functioning sugar factory, the Sugar Factory Museum is a great experience for anyone interested in Grenadian history.

Another popular destination is Fort George. It is located in downtown St. George, 1.8 mi. North of central Grand Anse. Completed by the British in 1710, Fort George served to protect St. George's City from attack. Today, only some portions of the fort is open to the public, with the other part serving as offices for the Royal Grenada Police Force.

Grenada National Museum: The Grenada National Museum is housed in an old army barracks and prison that was originally built in 1704. The museum is located off Young Street, and is a quaint locale, but filled with a great deal of interesting information about island history and culture.

These are just a few of the options worth consideration Make your way to this extended discussion concerning other interesting places to visit in and near Grand Anse if you're looking for additional details.

Natural Attractions

Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary

Joydon is one of the natural attractions you might enjoy. A lovely and even relaxing way to spend a portion of your vacation on Grenada is by touring the local botanical gardens. Joydon is one such spot.

Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary is another site you might like. After an endemic that threatened the local Grenada Dove population, the Mt. Hartman Dove Sancturay was created to protect the bird.

These are only some of the options worth consideration To reach our full guide to natural attractions in and around the area, visit this page.


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