Calivigny Island

Calivigny Island is right off the southern shores of Grenada. There are a two islands off this bay, Hog Island and Calivigny, but Calivigny has better snorkeling and white sandy shores. The island is dominated by an ultra-exclusive villa-resort, and access is generally restricted to guests only. If you happen to be one of those guests, you are sure to enjoy your time on the island's beaches.

Located in the vicinity of St. George's, Calivigny Island is on the South coast of Grenada. You might think about stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Though you'll make many choices while on vacation, choosing a beach that suits your family could be one of the most important. Calivigny Island is one of many fun beaches on Grenada to consider.

How to Access The Beach
There is a boat dock on Calivigny's northern edge, closest to Grenada so the boat trip here is quite short, but you can't get here unless you charter passage or have a boat. Note, however, this is a private beach, part of an exclusive vacation package. You can contact the manager of the island at (473) 405-0642 but realize that the paying guests here rent out the entire island, so do not expect admittance. If you want to learn more about the island, check out the resort's website: http://www.calivigny-island.com/ .

Amenities and Ambiance

Calivigny is lined with white sandy shores and clear warm waters. Most beaches are backed by lush greenery and fragrant flowers.

Perhaps the most convenient amenity here: picnic tables.

Yes, public restrooms will be available here. Shower facilities are available, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. In addition, you'll find umbrellas and chairs here, so visitors seeking a place to relax in the shade will not go leave unhappy. The water in the area is of good snorkeling quality, so grab your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Even so, it is important see that even though there exists (BLANK) comforts available while at Calivigny Island, it is located in a commonly visited area. This means that if for you the amenities are a crucial feature, it is an appropriate reason to get there earlier in the morning well before the crowds do or try a beach away from the major areas. Otherwise, you could risk all those comforts becoming too busy.

What's Nearby

Attractions

The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the South coast of Grenada. It is close to Lisa Herrera Gallery, which is among the the area's interesting attractions.

If you want more information on the history of Grenada, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For instance, nearby is Fort Frederick, which is three and a half miles to the north.

If you can't wait to see as many of Grenada's attractions as possible, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Calivigny Island
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Lisa Herrera Gallery Art Gallery 2.1 mi. W Grenada
Grenada Golf Course & Country Club Golf Course 2.5 mi. NW Grenada
Studio 34 Art, Art & Soul Art Gallery 2.8 mi. NW Grenada
Campus War Memorial Monument 3.2 mi. W Grenada
Fort Frederick Historical Site 3.4 mi. N Grenada
Fort Matthew Historical Site 3.5 mi. N Grenada
Grenada Seafaris Adventure Snorkeling Tour Operator 3.6 mi. NNW Grenada
Fort George Historical Site 3.9 mi. NNW Grenada
Grenada National Museum Museum 3.9 mi. NNW Grenada
Westerhall Rum Distillery Historical Site 4.2 mi. NE Grenada
National Cricket Stadium Sporting Event Venue 4.4 mi. NNW Grenada
Underwater Sculpture Park Monument 6.3 mi. NNW Grenada

Cities and Towns

Calivigny Island is close to L' Anse aux Epines, so walking the city is a definite option. L' Anse aux Epines is nearby and is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded.

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. You can generally expect to encounter a fair number of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Because this beach is located in a relatively popular vacation spot, it usually isn't very tough to find exactly the type of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you're hoping to find a place that's near the water, the table below lists the closest accommodation options to Calivigny Island.

Accommodations near Calivigny Island
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Le Phare Bleu Marina & Boutique Hotel 0.4 mi. NNE Hotel
Mount Harmon Bay Estate 1.7 mi. W Hotel
Coral Cove Cottages 1.9 mi. W Cottages
Mandela Court 2.0 mi. W Hotel
Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa 2.2 mi. W Hotel
Twelve Degrees North Apartment Resort -- -- Hotel
Point Salines Hotel -- -- Hotel
Petitie Bacaye Villa Hotel -- -- Cottages
Radisson Grenada Beach Resort 2.8 mi. NW Resort
Allamanda Beach Resort & Spa 2.8 mi. NW Resort

Food

It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Calivigny Island; you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the nearest places to eat is Junction Bar & Grill. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Calivigny Island
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Junction Bar & Grill (473) 537-1087 Caribbean Very Casual 2.1 mi. W
Choo Light Chinese Restaurant & Bar (473) 444-2196 Chinese -- -- --
Sand Bar BBQ (473) 444-4565 Caribbean Very Casual 2.1 mi. W
Charcoals Caribbean Grill (473) 440-4745 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Rhodes Restaurant (473) 444-4334 Contemporary, Eclectic, International Fine Dining 2.2 mi. W
The Beach Club (473) 444-4334 Eclectic Informal 2.2 mi. W
The Boatyard (473) 439-2523 International -- -- --
The Red Crab (473) 444-4424 International Informal -- --
Ricks Cafe (473) 444-4597 International Very Casual 2.6 mi. NW
Petit Bacaye Treetop Restaurant (473) 443-2902 Caribbean Informal 2.6 mi. ENE
De Big Fish (473) 439-4401 International Very Casual 2.6 mi. W
New York's Finest Bagels (473) 442-2435 International Very Casual 2.7 mi. NW

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Grenada besides Calivigny Island.

You may also want to consider Westerhall Point, which is located within a short distance.

Grenada offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Calivigny Island is just one of the many options.

 

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