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 are intrigued by the idea of sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, there are 4 places that can help. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, visit this page.

Diving

Grenada Diving

You'll find 8 dive operators and at least 34 interesting dive sites to choose from. You can find more details about scuba diving in this area, can do so by visiting 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

If you enjoy fishing you may realize Grenada isn't quite overrun with fishing charters. Still, there's one charter operator you should be aware of. For a more detailed look at this specific topic, visit this page, about deep sea fishing in this area.

Golf

Grenada Golf

If you enjoy playing golf you may already know that Grenada isn't exactly paved with golf greens from end to end. Still, there is one golf course in the area. The only course in the area is Grenada Golf Course & Country Club. In addition, you can navigate to this extended discussion if you'd like more specifics about golf courses throughout the Caribbean.

Sailing and Boating

Island Windjammers

Additional details for area firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be found directly below.

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
Jambalaya (473) 417-0773 0.4 mi. East-Northeast 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're interested in reading about charter operators and local marinas go to this page.

Shopping

Shopping on Grenada

...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 are traveling with some foks who enjoy exploring new shops they can explore a few of the 51 retail stores in the area. Click to find our page concerning shopping on Grenada.

Sightseeing

Belmont Estate

Sightseeing is another great way to spend some of your time on Grenada. The area has 13 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Nature enthusiasts might enjoy spending some time at the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. Click here to see our page about area sightseeing and attractions.

Information about a firm that will help you enjoy some local sightseeing can be found below.

Sightseeing Services On Grenada
Name Phone Location Island
A & E Tours (473) 435-1444 Downtown St. George Grenada
Astral Travel & Tours (473) 440-5127 2.3 mi. South of Central St. George's Grenada
Caribbean Horizons Tours & Services (473) 444-1550 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central True Blue Bay Grenada
Helvellyn Tours (473) 444-3222 Sauteurs, Northern part of Grenada Grenada
Henry Safari Tours (473) 444-5313 2.3 mi. South of Central St. George's Grenada
Shadowfax (Banana Boat Tours) (473) 437-3737 1.9 mi. South of Downtown St. George Grenada
Snagg Tours -- 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 like the idea of going snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so in the waters off the coast of Grenada. To see our guide to local snorkeling opportunities, click here.

Spas

Grenada Spas

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be the highlight of your vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, since there are 5 spas that operate in this area. Readers can find out more concerning this topic can do so by clicking on this link.

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

Grenadian by Rex Resorts

If you're a tennis player 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 following information may help with you make a decision. You can view the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis On Grenada
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Grenadian by Rex Resorts 1.6 mi. West of Central True Blue Bay 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 instance, Grenadian by Rex Resorts offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Information about some other activities are provided down below.

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
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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