Carib's Leap

Photo Credit: © Ruth Lozano CC BY
 

Carib's Leap is the a large cliff where the last of the island's indigenous warriors committed suicide by leaping from the cliff. After consistent losses in battles against the new European settlers, the natives gave up and killed themselves instead of surrendering.

Exhibits

The site is marked by a vertical tiled monument with a cross carved out of the center, allowing you to see through it. There is also a plaque telling the story of the final Carib people on Grenada.

Staying Close

Carib's Leap is located in a nice area within Grenada, so visitors to this part of Grenada will have easy site access throughout their trip. With just a few hotels around the neighborhood within the vicinity of Carib's Leap, relatively little foot traffic might be predicted.

Hotels near Carib's Leap
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Blue Sky South Cottages Cottages 0.6 mi. (11.2 km) WNW
Barry's Country Retreat Hotel 0.7 mi. (10.6 km) S
Petite Anse Hotel Resort 1.0 mi. (11.0 km) WNW
Almost Paradise Cottages 1.1 mi. (10.9 km) WNW

Location and What's Nearby

Hungry visitors will find a handful restaurants in the neighborhood of this historical site. The Heights Cafe, which serves European dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. El Viaje Restaurant & Bar and Barry's Country Retreat Restaurant are a couple other food and drink options near Carib's Leap. At Barry's Country Retreat Restaurant you and your party might try a bite of Caribbean fare and experience the flavors of Grenada.

Information

Payment

You can visit the site free of charge, though if you want a guided your you will need to pay a fee.

Contact Information

Location: Grenada

 

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