Conference Bay

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.

Located on the northeastern edge of the island of Grenada, 0.3 miles southeast of La Poterie, You might want whether or not you are staying very close. This beach is not just a tropical beauty, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches on Grenada. While Conference Bay may be a little more trouble to reach, it permits unparalleled relaxation opportunities.

How to Access The Beach
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.

Amenities and Ambiance

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.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Conference Bay offers those who visit an idyllic and peaceful experience, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Conference Bay is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the North East coast of Grenada; the area hosts attractions such as River Antoine Rum Distillery, which is not very far away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

Beaches and museums may seem an odd combination to some, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Grenada National Museum (one of the closest to Conference Bay) offer an entertaining diversion and a new way to experience Grenada's culture.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Conference Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
River Antoine Rum Distillery Historical Site 0.6 NNW Grenada
Belmont Estate Museum 1.5 WNW Grenada
Grenville Cooperative Nutmeg Association Spice and Herb Farm 3.4 SSW Grenada
Carib's Leap Historical Site 4.7 NW Grenada
Duquense Bay Petroglyphs Historical Site 6.2 NW Grenada

Cities and Towns

Conference Bay is close to Grenville, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Grenville is the closest city and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From Conference Bay, Grenville is not far away, roughly three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers).

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

While travelers generally won't find very many hotels withing driving distance, those options closest to the beach can be viewed in the list below.

Accommodations near Conference Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Barry's Country Retreat 4.0 NW Hotel
Blue Sky South Cottages 5.2 NW Cottages
Petite Anse Hotel 5.6 NW Resort

Food

A trip to the beach isn't complete until you walk to a nearby restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is Belmont Estate. This restaurant offers a menu of Creole food. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Conference Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Belmont Estate (473) 442-9524 Creole Informal 1.5 mi. WNW
Estuary Restaurant (473) 437-3663 -- -- -- --
Morne Fendue (473) 442-9330 Creole Informal 2.8 mi. NW
Adriel Cafe (473) 438-5639 -- -- -- --
Barry's Country Retreat Restaurant (473) 442-0030 Caribbean Very Casual 4.0 mi. NW
El Viaje Restaurant & Bar (473) 442-2000 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Grenada, and Conference Bay is just one option.

Another location you might enjoy is Grenville Bay, found a brief car or taxi trip away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might enjoy people watching at Antoine Bay. It's found less than a mile to the north.

Another option worth considering is Pearl's Beach, located a mile and a half to the south. For great surfing action, visit Pearl's Beach which is located just north of Grenville.

Maybe Conference Bay is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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