Set on Grenada's east coast Crochu Harbour enjoys calm waters and coral reef that makes snorkeling a positive experience. Set far out from anything that could be remotely considered a busy city, this beach often remains empty enough to make it a secluded paradise for those who make the trip.
Located on the island of Grenada, 2.3 miles east of Thebaide, Crochu Harbour is on the South East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that hasn't been "discovered" by thousands of tourists; secluded parts of the coast like Crochu Harbour make great places to spread out and relax.
Crochu Harbour is accessible via a long, but well kept, dirt road.
The beach of Crochu Harbour has soft, white to tan colored sand that stretches along the coast in a small arch. Those sands are backed by brush and trees which stretches out for seemingly miles on end. And the most important part of any beach, the water, is an emerald green that only becomes deeper in hue the further out you venture.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.
If you happen to go for sunny days which provide a peaceful haven, then think about trying out Crochu Harbour; it is hidden away within a less urbanized area of Grenada.
This pleasant stretch of sand known as Crochu Harbour is on the South East coast of Grenada; this area boasts other attractions such as Westerhall Rum Distillery, which is three miles to the south west.
If you're interested in combining some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting West Indies Cricket Heritage Centre, a lovely museum found a relatively brief cab ride away, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.
If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.
|Westerhall Rum Distillery||Historical Site||3.1||SW||Grenada|
|Spice and Herb Farm||4.7||N||Grenada|
|Fort Frederick||Historical Site||7.0||W||Grenada|
|Grenada Golf Course & Country Club||Golf Course||7.8||W||Grenada|
Crochu Harbour is in thearea, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The nearby town of Grenville is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the coast, Grenville is just up the road, about four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may encounter visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.
Because the beach is located in a relatively popular vacation destination, it shouldn't be very tough to find just the right type of hotel close-by. For vacationers looking to book a place that's near the beach, the following table lists the closest accommodations to Crochu Harbour.
|Cabier Ocean Lodge||0.0||SE||Lodge|
|La Sagesse Nature Centre||3.2||SW||Hotel|
|Bel Air Plantation Resort||3.7||SW||Cottages|
Though this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, especially if you're prepared to venture a little farther away. One of the nearest restaurants is Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant, which is not far off the beach at all.
The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.
|Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant||(473) 444-6013||Caribbean, Creole, French, Indian||Very Casual||0.0 mi.||SE|
|La Sagesse Nature Center Restaurant||(473) 444-6458||Caribbean||Informal||3.2 mi.||SW|
|Petit Bacaye Treetop Restaurant||(473) 443-2902||Caribbean||Informal||4.8 mi.||SW|
Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches on Grenada, so if Crochu Harbour doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.
If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Grenville Bay, located a brief car or taxi trip away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, Menere Bay may be just what you're looking for. It's located a half mile to the north.
You might also want to visit Soubise Beach, located four miles to the north.
Grenada has plenty to offer its visitors, and Crochu Harbour is just one of the many options.
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