Morne Rouge Beach

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The waters off the shores of Morne Rouge feature some of the best spots for snorkeling on the island of Grenada. Arrive prepared to spend your day a the beach splashing around in clear, calm, shallow waters without the likes of the crowd that you may find at a more popular beach like Grand Anse.

Located in the vicinity of St. George's, Morne Rouge Beach is on the South West coast of Grenada. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. With its home in much-visited location, Morne Rouge Beach should definitely be considered by guests hoping to find numerous fun possibilities which will keep you in the region.

How to Access The 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.

Amenities and Ambiance

The calm clear waters of Morne Rouge Beach are shallow and warm, making this small and secluded beach one of the warmest shores on Grenada. There are plenty of areas shaded by trees, and because the beach is backed by a couple of hotels, beach chairs and umbrellas can easily be procured.

You won't have to worry about finding a bathroom at Morne Rouge Beach because there are public restrooms. You will find the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface. The shores of this quiet little beach are less frequented than many of Grenada's more popular beaches, so the atmosphere is peaceful and relaxing. Beachgoers with children will also find the swimming conditions here excellent for young ones.

Don't forget that the region in which Morne Rouge Beach is located is is a much-visited area, which means the availability of certain facilities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Morne Rouge Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the South West coast of Grenada; it will be near other attractions like Studio 34 Art, Art & Soul, which is only a short distance away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Morne Rouge Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Studio 34 Art, Art & Soul Art Gallery 0.8 mi. E Grenada

Cities and Towns

Grand Anse is nearby and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many people have booked nearby hotels. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

You'll find a decent amount of hotels which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest choices can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Morne Rouge Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Kalinago Beach Resort 0.1 mi. NE Resort
Mount Cinnamon Resort 0.3 mi. ENE Resort
Flamboyant Hotel & Villas 0.3 mi. E Hotel
Blue Horizons Garden Resort 0.5 mi. E Resort
Spice Island Beach Resort 0.6 mi. ENE Resort
Siesta Hotel 0.6 mi. E Hotel
Coyaba Beach Resort 0.8 mi. ENE Resort
Point Salines Hotel -- -- Hotel
Allamanda Beach Resort & Spa 0.9 mi. ENE Resort
Radisson Grenada Beach Resort 1.1 mi. ENE Resort

Food

When you're starving for a midday meal, this beach has many nearby restaurants, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is Sur La Mer Restaurant. The restaurant features Creole food. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

Nearby dining options are shown below.

Restaurants near Morne Rouge Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sur La Mer Restaurant (473) 444-2288 Creole Informal 0.1 mi. NNE
Beach Cabana (473) 439-9900 Eclectic Very Casual 0.3 mi. ENE
Savvy's Restaurant (473) 439-9900 Caribbean, Mediterranean Informal 0.3 mi. ENE
Laluna Restaurant (473) 439-0001 Italian Informal 0.3 mi. SW
Beach Terrace Cabana (473) 444-4247 Eclectic Very Casual 0.3 mi. E
Beachside Terrace Restaurant (473) 444-4247 Caribbean, Continental Informal 0.3 mi. E
Owl Beach and Sports Bar (473) 444-4247 Eclectic Informal 0.3 mi. E
The Beach House (473) 444-4455 International Fine Dining 0.5 mi. SW
La Belle Creole (473) 444-4316 Caribbean, Contemporary Fine Dining 0.5 mi. E
Grooms Beach Restaurant and Bar (473) 439-7666 Caribbean Informal 0.6 mi. SW
Xin Yuan Garden (473) 444-5161 -- -- -- --
Le Papillion Cafe (473) 415-2670 Caribbean, French Very Casual 0.6 mi. E

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Morne Rouge Beach on Grenada.

You may also want to consider Parc a Boeuf Beach, located only a short distance away.

Morne Rouge Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, Grenada offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.

 

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