Barcolet Bay

On Grenada's eastern shore, Barcolet Bay is a beautiful shoreline on a curved bay, with visually stunning rock cliffs on either end.

Positioned on the island of Grenada, Barcolet Bay is on the South East edge of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Barcolet Bay stands out from other beaches because it's one of the best spots for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Most other beaches on Grenada may be just as refreshing as Barcolet Bay, but are usually more crowded since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
On the northern end of this beach is a resort, but it does not create access problems. Just head further south on Barcolet Bay and there is an public access path.

Amenities and Ambiance

A curvy strip of gray sand, this is a long beach perfect for strolling. The waters are warm and calm in the bay. Dark green foliage lines the beach, providing some pockets of shade.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

Barcolet Bay brings guests a calm and peaceful haven, due to the fact that the surrounding area isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Beachgoers will find Barcolet Bay on the South East coast of Grenada. Grenville Cooperative Nutmeg Association is an easy taxi ride away, and it is one of a number of attractions in the area.

History-focused attractions such as Westerhall Rum Distillery are a nice compliment to a soothing day at Barcolet Bay, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about Grenada's past, without having to go too far from the beach. In fact, this coast is easily reached by taxi from this place of historical interest.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Barcolet Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Grenville Cooperative Nutmeg Association Spice and Herb Farm 3.6 N Grenada
Westerhall Rum Distillery Historical Site 4.1 SW Grenada
Belmont Estate Museum 7.2 N Grenada
Fort Matthew Historical Site 7.3 W Grenada
River Antoine Rum Distillery Historical Site 7.4 N Grenada

Cities and Towns

The town of Grenville is close-by and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the beach, Grenville is not far away, about three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how full the nearby hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter guests from some of the area's smaller options.

Visitors will find a pretty nice range of accommodations to choose from close to the beach. The closest of which can be viewed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Barcolet Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cabier Ocean Lodge 1.2 SSW Lodge
La Sagesse Nature Centre 4.3 SW Hotel
Bel Air Plantation Resort 4.8 SW Cottages

Food

Although this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. One of the closest places to eat is Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant, which is one and a quarter miles to the south-southwest of it.

The table below lists nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Barcolet Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant (473) 444-6013 Caribbean, Creole, French, Indian Very Casual 1.2 mi. SSW
Adriel Cafe (473) 438-5639 -- -- -- --
Estuary Restaurant (473) 437-3663 -- -- -- --
La Sagesse Nature Center Restaurant (473) 444-6458 Caribbean Informal 4.3 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Grenada has many nice beaches, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You might also enjoy Grenville Bay, located a brief car or taxi trip away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might like Menere Point. It's found a half mile to the south.

You might also want to visit Soubise Beach, located fairly close-by, which means a short ride in a taxi is an easy option.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand on Grenada, but Barcolet Bay is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.

 

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