Attractions on Grenada

From spice plantations to sugar-sand beaches, find out what makes Grenada a vacation spot to write home about

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Grenada is a truly exceptional Caribbean destination, blending a rich heritage with amazing natural beauty. Travelers will quickly find that the Spice Island is jam-packed with a variety of attractions that appeal to every interest.


Grand Anse Beach

You'll discover a large selection of beaches to choose from on the island. Regardless of whether you enjoy people watching, or you enjoy relaxing in a secluded area, you're likely to find what you want. Just click on each beach name to get additional information concerning that particular location.

One beach where you can go snorkeling is Grand Anse Beach. Grand Anse Beach is easily accessed off Falledge Road, via a well paved road the leads to Garfield's Beach Bar.

Another top pick for visitors who enjoy snorkeling is Morne Rouge Beach. 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.

Sandy Island: The beach on Sandy Island exists as an inverted crescent, scooping out into the ocean rather than into the island as is common in the creation of bays. The beach features white sand and bright blue waves, with coconut trees lining the shore.

Luckily, you can find a wide range of beaches on the island. You can find more details here.

Landmark Attractions

Fort Frederick

A landmark worth visiting is The Carriacou Museum. It is Hillsborough, in northeastern Grenada. As you tour the museum, you will find a collection of Amerindian and African artifacts, as well as a collection of pieces from the colonial era.

If you are looking to do more sight-seeing, visit West Indies Cricket Heritage Centre. It is located within Mt. Gay, Grenada. The West Indies Cricket Heritage Center speaks on the social history of the West Indies as it regards to the sport of cricket. Exhibits show case medals, uniforms, photographs, and other artifacts that lovers of the sport won't want to miss.

Grenada National Museum: The Grenada National Museum is housed in an old army barracks and prison that was originally built in 1704. The museum is located off Young Street, and is a quaint locale, but filled with a great deal of interesting information about island history and culture.

This island has other interesting landmarks. To read a more complete discussion of other sites worth visiting on the island, click here.

Natural Attractions

Grand Etang National Park and Forest

Grand Etang National Park and Forest is one of the outdoor tourist attractions that's a popular stop for vacationers. Come explore the natural side of Grenada at this 30 acre national park. Whether you enjoy hiking, bird watching, or simply being immersed in nature, Grand Etang National Park and Forest is one of Grenada's finest natural attractions.

De La Grenade Nutmeg Garden is another outdoor attraction that provides a nice way to spend some time outdoors. Observe and explore the production of nutmeg and other spices in the garden of one of the largest producers on the island when you visit De La Grenade Nutmeg Garden.

Needless to say, you'll be able to find some other choices. To read about other natural attractions on Grenada, use this link.

While there are a number of great attractions found all over the island of Grenada, the most enticing aspect of a vacation here is that you don't need to feel compelled to do any of them. The laid back atmosphere and gorgeous surroundings are reason enough to visit. But chances are, once travelers reach the shores of this Caribbean paradise they'll be eager to see every inch of Grenada.


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