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.

Located on the island of Grenada, Barcolet Bay is on the South East edge of the island, You might want regardless of whether you're staying very close. It's often said that Barcolet Bay is the ideal location for getting away from vacation stresses, like overly crowded restaurants and attractions. Most other beaches you'll come across on Grenada may be just as breezy and refreshing, but tend to be busier because they're right around the corner from the area's major hotels and resorts.

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.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. The water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

If you tend to like sunny days which offer those who visit a relaxing place to escape, then you should enjoy Barcolet Bay; it is back in a less urbanized sector of Grenada.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the South East coast of Grenada; it will be near other attractions like Grenville Cooperative Nutmeg Association, which is three and a half miles to the north.

If you're interested in combining some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Grenada National Museum, one of the closest museums, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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 nearby town of Grenville is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the beach, Grenville is a quick trip away, roughly three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. The area is not home to many major hotels, but it can appeal to guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Guests will find a fairly good selection of hotel options to pick from close to Barcolet Bay. The most convenient of which are listed in the table below.

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 location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are prepared to drive a bit. One of the nearest places to eat is Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant, which is one and a quarter miles away.

The following table provides a list of restaurant options near this shoreline.

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

Needless to say, there are other beaches on Grenada besides Barcolet Bay worth visiting.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Grenville Bay, situated a short taxi ride away. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like Menere Point. It's located a half mile to the south.

Travelers may also want to consider Soubise Beach, which is located three miles to the north.

Grenada has plenty to offer its visitors, so visiting Barcolet Bay is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.

 

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