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 edge of Grenada. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. Travelers who want to avoid long taxi rides will probably like Morne Rouge Beach. It's convenient to nearby hotels and attractions since it is right in the center of all the daytime activity.
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.
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.
Restrooms are available at Morne Rouge Beach. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you want to see the underwater world. 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.
With that said, make sure you see that even though there are (BLANK) comforts available while at Morne Rouge Beach, it happens to be located inside a tourist hotspot. Taking that into consideration, if you feel that the amenities make or break a trip, it'll be a smart cause to arrive earlier in the morning well before the crowds or go to a different beach away from the major areas. If you arrive later, you may find the amenities becoming already claimed by other guests.
Beachgoers will find Morne Rouge Beach on the South West coast of Grenada; it's located near attractions like, which is three quarters of a mile to the east.
If you can't wait to see as many of Grenada's attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.
|Art Gallery||0.8 mi.||E||Grenada|
Nearby, you'll find the town of Grand Anse, which is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do.
The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. At this beach, you can expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
You'll find a decent amount of lodgings within driving distance. A list of the closest options are seen in the following list.
|Kalinago Beach Resort||0.1 mi.||NE||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|
If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is Sur La Mer Restaurant. This restaurant serves delicious Creole cuisine. They are also known for serving seafood.
The table below lists nearby dining options.
|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|
|Le Papillion Cafe||(473) 415-2670||Caribbean, French||Very Casual||0.6 mi.||E|
Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Morne Rouge Beach on Grenada.
Vacationers may also want to visit Parc a Boeuf Beach, located a half mile away.
Grenada has plenty to offer its visitors, and Morne Rouge Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.
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