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

You may enjoy staying in a welcoming part of Grenada if you plan on visiting Carib's Leap, since those visiting this region of Grenada will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. With just a small number of hotels around the community around Carib's Leap, a small amount of tourist traffic might be bargained on.

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

If you've had enough time on your feet, and are ready to eat, you can choose from a handful lunch and dinner spots in the area surrounding Carib's Leap. The Heights Cafe, which serves European fare, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. Also near Carib's Leap you and your party will have eateries including El Viaje Restaurant & Bar and Barry's Country Retreat Restaurant where you and your group should be sure to try a bit of Caribbean food and enjoy the local foods and culture 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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