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 might want to drop by whether or not you are staying particularly close by. Grenada's beaches are known for being soothing, less-traveled spots along the coast. These spots may be perfect for those who need a break from crowds, but those who like to keep active will find there's much more variety at Morne Rouge Beach.

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.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Morne Rouge Beach. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites. 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 Morne Rouge Beach is in an area which is visited by quite a number of tourists, meaning you may find quite a few people vying for the use of the same facilities.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the South West coast of Grenada. Studio 34 Art, Art & Soul is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one close-by attraction.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones 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

Morne Rouge Beach is close to Grand Anse, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. The city of Grand Anse is close-by and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of visitors from lodgings in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of places to stay within a car's reach. A few of the more convenient choices are displayed 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

If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so you won't have to wander too far away. Sur La Mer Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant features Creole cuisine. They are also known for serving seafood.

The following table lists dining options located near this beach.

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

Morne Rouge Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Grenada.

You may also enjoy Parc a Boeuf Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

There's plenty to see and do on Grenada, and dropping by Morne Rouge Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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