Activities on Grenada

Your vacation on Grenada can be as active or laid back as you desire

Photo credit: © Gail Frederick
 

Your trip to Grenada can be laid back and relaxing, packed with activity from morning to night, or a balanced mixture of both. Luckily for the vacationer who likes to get up and go, there are endless activities options.

Bike and Scooter Rental

If you like the idea of enjoying the scenery at a leisurely pace, you will find a variety of different places that can help. For more in formation concerning bike and scooter rentals, click here.

Diving

Grenada Diving

You'll find 8 dive operators and at least 34 interesting dive sites to choose from. To read our detailed page about diving opportunities in this area, check out this page.

Events and Festivals

Continuing the all-natural trend, many of Grenada’s most popular events and festivals focus on sports fishing, sailing, and all things outdoors. Visiting one of the island’s cultural festivals is a great way to learn about what is important to locals, as well a unique opportunity to mingle with locals and sample regional fare. Be sure and read more about the festivals that occue throughout the year by clicking here.

Fishing

True Blue Sportfishing

Hoping to reel in a big one during your vac ation? There are a pair of charter fishing companies operating in this area. Readers can get more details concerning fishing in this area can do so here.

Golf

Grenada Golf

If there are some golfers in your group, you may realize Grenada isn't overloaded with golf greens. Nevertheless, there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Grenada Golf & Country Club. To read a more complete discussion of this specific topic, go to this article concerning golf throughout the Caribbean.

Sailing and Boating

Sea Sun Adventure

Additional details for local providers that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be found here:

Boating Opportunities On Grenada
Name Phone Location
Aquanauts Snorkeling (850) 303-0330 1.9 mi. South of Downtown St. George
Carib Cats Cruises (473) 444-3222 Downtown St. George
First Impressions (473) 440-3678 0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown St. George
Grenada Seafaris (473) 405-7800 0.4 mi. Southeast of Downtown St. George
Island Windjammers (877) 772-4549 Downtown St. George
SailJambalaya (473) 409-3255 0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown St. George
Sea Sun Adventure (473) 419-0000 0.5 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown St. George
Shadowfax Banana Boat Tours (473) 437-3737 1.9 mi. South of Downtown St. George
Sunsation Sailing Tours (473) 444-1594 1.9 mi. South of Downtown St. George

If you want to learn about charter operators and local marinas visit this page.

Shopping

Lisa Herrera Gallery

...hand crafted jewelry, locally distilled rum, and artwork...

 

Souvenir shopping on Grenada focuses on natural items, such as hand crafted jewelry, locally distilled rum, and artwork depicting scenes of nature. Locally owned shops can be found throughout the island, but your best bet if you are looking for a mall setting is St. George’s or Grand Anse. Also located on the beach in Grand Anse is an outdoor vendor market, a popular place for vacationers to pick up a few items.

If you're vacationing with some people who love to shop they might enjoy browsing a few of the area's 44 retail shops. If you want detailed information on shopping on Grenada, you can do so by following this link.

Sightseeing

Belmont Estate

Yet another good way to use some of your time is simply enjoying the area's sights and natural environment. Among other things, the area has 13 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Travelers who like the open air are likely to have fun visiting the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. To read our detailed page about sightseeing attractions and opportunities, see this page.

Details concerning a firm that will provide a guided tour of some of the most enjoyable sites can be seen down below.

Sightseeing Services On Grenada
Name Phone Location Island
Caribbean Horizons Tours & Services (473) 444-1550 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central True Blue Bay Grenada
Helvellyn Tours (473) 444-3222 0.5 mi. Northwest of Central Sauteurs Grenada
Henry Safari Tours (473) 444-5313 2.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central St. George's Grenada
Shadowfax (Banana Boat Tours) (473) 437-3737 1.9 mi. South of Downtown St. George Grenada
Snagg Tours (473) 403-2121 Hillsborough, Northeastern part of Grenada Carriacou
Sunsation Tours (473) 444-1594 2.7 mi. South West of Central St. George's Grenada

Snorkeling

Grenada Snorkeling

If you enjoy looking at fish there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so in the waters off the coast of Grenada. Anyone needing to get more information concerning opportunities to go snorkeling on this page.

Spas

Grenada Spas

Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, considering that there are 5 spas located in this area. You can get more details about this topic can do so by clicking here.

Sports

For many travelers, the draw of an island vacation is the opportunity to spend time out on the water participating in water sports. Whether you are body surfing the waters of a south coast beach, or building sandcastles along the shore, don’t let your vacation pass you by without getting wet. A great way to spend your time on Grenada is by chartering a boat. This way you can spend some time sailing around the island, fishing, water skiing, and even snorkeling. Signing up for a dive class and exploring one of Grenada’s many wreck sites is an experience you will never forget, so don’t let the fact that you may have to take a resort dive course deter you.

The people of Grenada like to remain active, a fact proven during the 2012 Olympics when Kirani James brought home the country's first gold medal in the 400 meter dash. Just because you are on vacation, doesn’t mean you have to give up on your exercise routine. If you plan to stay active during your trip to Grenada, there are numerous ways to do so. Golf and tennis tend to be some of the most popular vacation activities, despite the limited opportunity to do either on the island. Eco-tourism is popular on Grenada, so trails for hiking and biking offer visitors the option of getting their exercise in while exploring their surroundings.

Tennis

Starfish Grenada

If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. Included is the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis On Grenada
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Starfish Grenada 3.9 mi. South West of Central St. George's 2 check
Coyaba Beach Resort 1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central True Blue Bay 2 check
Calivigny Island 3.0 mi. East of Central True Blue Bay 2 check

For example, Starfish Grenada offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Be sure to look at the following chart for information concerning other activities. to learn more. for information about other activities.

Other Activities On Grenada
Name Type Phone Location
Body Image Health Club Fitness Centers and Instructors (473) 439-3939 2.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central St. George's
Island Water World Watersports Equipment Shop (473) 435-2150 ext. 1 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown St. George
Movie Palace Movie Theater (473) 444-6688 2.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central St. George's
National Cricket Stadium Sporting Event Venue -- 0.6 mi. North of Downtown St. George

Grenada may not be known for offering vacationers a fast-paced, big city vacation, but there is still plenty to do during your vacation. Whether you plan to visit the many attractions, hit the outdoor market in Grand Anse, spend your days on a chartered boat, or go on the prowl to find the most hopping nightlife, there is never a dull moment on Grenada – unless you want there to be!

 

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