Beaches on Grenada

Grenada's beaches may not be the region's most famous, but you'll find plenty to enjoy

Photo credit: © Tony Hisgett
 

Grenada is a mountainous Caribbean island, which gives its shoreline a ragged edge. Still, its beaches are by no means inhospitable. Travelers will find many small coves and secluded beaches to explore in addition to the more popular waterfront spots.

Beaches on Grenada come in many shapes and sizes, but also in two colors. Choose between white sand or black sand beaches during your stay. The white sands are made from flakes of coral and shells that have washed ashore, while the black sands are softer and finer.

The Area's Beaches

You'll find an abundance of beaches to visit on the island. Whether you prefer people watching, or you'd rather find a more secluded spot, you're likely to find what you want. You can click on the beach names to read a detailed article concerning that part of the coast.

Grand Anse Beach

A beach with snorkeling is Sandy Island. Sandy Island is only accessible by boat, though mooring is no longer allowed. There are buoys just off shore.

Another good choice for visitors who enjoy snorkeling is Hog Island. The beaches of hog island feature white sand and dark blue waters with a calm surf.

Levera Beach: The wild sweep of sand that is Levera Beach boasts dramatic scenery, with its backdrop of eroded cliffs, and a mangrove swamp and a nearby pond. This beach overlooks Sugar Loaf Island, which is just offshore of this amazing coast. The waters here can be rough.

Review this table for a list of beaches that you'll find on the island.

Beaches On Grenada
Name Location Island Coast
Anse le Roche 1.4 mi. North of Central Hillsborough Carriacou North East
Antoine Bay 1.6 mi. East of Central Belmont Grenada North East
Barcolet Bay 3.5 mi. South of Central Grenville Grenada South East
Bathway Beach 1.8 mi. East of Central Sauteurs Grenada North East
Beausejour Bay 3.1 mi. North of Central St. George's Grenada West
Calivigny Island 2.1 mi. East of Central L' Anse aux Epines Grenada South
Conference Bay 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central La Poterie Grenada North East
Crochu Harbour 2.3 mi. East of Central Thebaide Grenada South East
David Bay South 2.4 mi. West of Central Sauteurs Grenada North
Dragon Bay 2.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central St. George's Grenada West
Duquesne Bay 2.4 mi. Northeast of Central Victoria Grenada North
Gaby's Beach 1.9 mi. East of Central St. Davids Grenada South East
Galby Bay 2.3 mi. East of Central St. Davids Grenada South East
Gouyave Beach Gouyave, Northwestern part of Grenada Grenada North West
Grand Anse Beach 1.8 mi. South of Downtown St. George Grenada South West
Grand Beach 1.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Calliste Grenada South West
Great River Bay 1.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Grenville Grenada East
Grenville Bay Grenville, Eastern part of Grenada Grenada East
Gun Point Beach 3.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Hillsborough Carriacou North East
Hillsborough Beach Hillsborough, Northeastern part of Grenada Carriacou North East
Hog Island 2.1 mi. Southeast of Central Grand Anse Grenada South West
L'Esterre West 2.3 mi. West of Central Hillsborough Carriacou West
La Sagesse Beach 1.0 mi. South of Central St. Davids Grenada South
Levera Beach 1.9 mi. East of Central Sauteurs Grenada North East
Magazine Beach 1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grand Anse Grenada South West
Menere Bay 2.5 mi. East of Central Thebaide Grenada South East
Menere Point 1.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Bellevue Grenada South East
Morne Rouge Beach 0.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grand Anse Grenada South West
Paradise Beach 1.7 mi. West of Central Hillsborough Carriacou West
Parc a Boeuf Beach 1.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grand Anse Grenada South West
Pearl's Beach 1.7 mi. Northeast of Central Grenville Grenada North East
Pink Gin Beach 1.2 mi. West of Central Calliste Grenada South West
Quarantine Point Beach 1.0 mi. West of Central Grand Anse Grenada South West
Saline Island 3.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Carriacou Saline Island South
Sandy Island 2.6 mi. West of Central Hillsborough Carriacou West
Sauteurs Bay 0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Sauteurs Grenada North
Soubise Beach 0.5 mi. South of Central Grenville Grenada East
Tyrrel Bay 2.7 mi. South West of Central Hillsborough Carriacou South West
Westerhall Point 2.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bay Garden Grenada South
White Island 3.6 mi. South West of Central Hillsborough Carriacou South West
Windward West 2.7 mi. North of Central Hillsborough Carriacou North

Fortunately, there are plenty of other kinds attractions available. Read this extended discussion dedicated to even more attractions if you're interested in learning more information.

Beaches Map

Grenada isn't just one island. The smaller islands that fall under Grenadian governance are Carriacou and Petite Martinique. On Carriacou, one of the most important beaches is L'Esterre Bay Beach. You'll only find one "beach" on Petite Martinique. It is located on the northwestern coast and is good for swimming.

The three islands that make up Grenada provide plenty of beachfront area, especially when travelers consider the small size of the country. It's important to remember that even the most crowded beaches may be secluded by Caribbean standards.

So, whether you're looking for a fun day in the water, or a bit of time enjoying the sand and sun, you'll have plenty to do among the islands that make up Grenada.

 

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