David Bay South

Backed by thick forest that continues on for miles behind it, David Bay South has a hidden appeal that vacationers looking for quiet and seclusion just won't be able to resist. Spend your day in pure isolation frolicking along the shores of Grenada - what a story you'll have to tell upon your return home!

Positioned on the island of Grenada, 2.4 miles west of Sauteurs, You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying very close. David Bay South stands out from other beaches because it's perfect for escaping the typical tourist haunts. Many of the other beaches on Grenada may provide just as many amenities as David Bay South, but are usually busier since they're found in the most popular parts of town.

How to Access The Beach
The nearest large road to David Bay South is Prospect Road, but it will be through miles of heavy forest on a smaller road that you drive to reach the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

David Bay South features a relatively straight coastline, covered in tan colored sand. The waters are a dark aquamarine, and roll ashore at pretty regular intervals, but are not too terribly strong.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

If you happen to like coasts which bring visitors a quiet place to escape, then you will want to try David Bay South; it is located in a less urbanized part of the region.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find David Bay South on the North coast of Grenada; this area boasts other attractions such as Duquense Bay Petroglyphs, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but a quite a few vacationers find that museums like Grenada National Museum (one of the closest to David Bay South) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a new way to experience Grenada's culture.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near David Bay South
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Duquense Bay Petroglyphs Historical Site 1.0 SW Grenada
Carib's Leap Historical Site 2.0 E Grenada
Belmont Estate Museum 4.7 SE Grenada
River Antoine Rum Distillery Historical Site 5.5 SE Grenada
Gouyave Nutmeg Processing Cooperative Spice and Herb Farm 5.8 SW Grenada

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Gouyave is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the shore, Gouyave is found maybe six miles (nine and a half kilometers) away.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how packed the nearby hotels are. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may see guests from the few small lodgings in the area.

Though you'll find very few hotels that are within a short car ride, the nearest ones are listed in the following table.

Accommodations near David Bay South
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Almost Paradise 1.1 mi. ENE Cottages
Petite Anse Hotel 1.2 mi. ENE Resort
Blue Sky South Cottages 1.4 mi. E Cottages
Barry's Country Retreat 2.3 mi. ESE Hotel


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to try a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest places to eat is Petite Anse Restaurant. This restaurant serves both Caribbean and International dishes on the menu. Many guests rave about their chicken and seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near David Bay South
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Petite Anse Restaurant (473) 442-5252 Caribbean, International Informal 1.2 mi. ENE
The Heights Cafe (473) 442-0843 European -- -- --
Barry's Country Retreat Restaurant (473) 442-0030 Caribbean Very Casual 2.3 mi. ESE
El Viaje Restaurant & Bar (473) 442-2000 -- -- -- --
Choppher's Cafe (473) 437-1832 -- -- -- --
Morne Fendue (473) 442-9330 Creole Informal 3.4 mi. SE
Belmont Estate (473) 442-9524 Creole Informal 4.7 mi. SE

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Grenada, so David Bay South is not your only option.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Sauteurs Bay, situated just a little ways away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Bathway Beach, which could provide more action, and isn't far from nearby attractions. You'll find it four miles to the east.

You may also want to consider Duquesne Bay, located only a short distance away.

David Bay South could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.


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