The curve of of Conference Bay that leads to rocky edges that jut out into the Atlantic Ocean makes it a great locale for site seeing. The view is one of the best on the island.
Situated on the northeastern side of the island of Grenada, 0.3 miles southeast of La Poterie, You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. There are advantages to visiting a beach that isn't crowded into a major metropolitan area; beaches less-traveled like Conference Bay are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.
Just southeast of the town of La Poterie and the cape known as Artiste Point, this is a well known area of Grenada and you should have no trouble getting here.
Trees line the thin stretch of sand that makes up Conference Bay beach, providing shade but not a lot of space for enjoying the sand. The waters are warm and clear but sometimes choppy and there's no snorkeling opportunities here.
Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.
Conference Bay brings visitors an angelic and tranquil environment, especially since the region surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.
This beach is positioned on the North East coast of Grenada; this area boasts other attractions such as River Antoine Rum Distillery, which is a half mile away.
To some, beaches and museums may see like an unlikely combination, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like West Indies Cricket Heritage Centre (located 12 and a half miles to the south west) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a whole new side of Grenada's history.
Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.
|River Antoine Rum Distillery||Historical Site||0.6||NNW||Grenada|
|Spice and Herb Farm||3.4||SSW||Grenada|
|Carib's Leap||Historical Site||4.7||NW||Grenada|
Conference Bay is close to, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Grenville is nearby and is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From the beach, Grenville isn't far off, about three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).
Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may see guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.
Though beach-goers will not find very many hotels close-by, those accommodations closest to the beach can be viewed in the following table.
|Barry's Country Retreat||4.0||NW||Hotel|
|Blue Sky South Cottages||5.2||NW||Cottages|
|Petite Anse Hotel||5.6||NW||Resort|
If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is Belmont Estate. This restaurant features Creole cuisine. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's not far off the beach at all.
The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.
|Belmont Estate||(473) 442-9524||Creole||Informal||1.5 mi.||WNW|
|Morne Fendue||(473) 442-9330||Creole||Informal||2.8 mi.||NW|
|(473) 442-0030||Caribbean||Very Casual||4.0 mi.||NW|
Grenada has several beautiful beaches, so if Conference Bay doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.
You might also enjoy Grenville Bay, found a short taxi ride away. On the other hand, Antoine Bay could provide more action, and is closer to nearby attractions. You'll find it less than a mile to the north.
Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Pearl's Beach, which is located a mile and a half away. For great surfing action, visit Pearl's Beach which is located just north of Grenville.
You may find that Conference Bay is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, Grenada offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.
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