Dougaldston Spice Estate

This old estate showcases a critical portion of Grenada's economy and makes it clear how the nation earned its name of "Spice Island".

What to Expect

Visitors who take the time to visit the old spice plantations and processing factories will get a glimpse at the man power, infrastructure, and work needed to produce the spices that the world demanded. While here, demonstrations will give you a first hand look, smell, and taste of the process.

The majority of the site is abandoned, and as you walk around you can explore the hollow processing centers and imagine how different it would have been as a busy center of economic production.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Dougaldston Spice Estate may choose to book their trip in Gouyave, as those staying in this part of Grenada will have the benefit of easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. If you want to book your stay near Dougaldston Spice Estate, you'll find a reasonable number of nearby accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Dougaldston Spice Estate
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Almost Paradise Cottages 7.2 mi. (10.9 km) NE
Petite Anse Hotel Resort 7.3 mi. (11.0 km) NE
Blue Sky South Cottages Cottages 7.3 mi. (11.2 km) NE
Barry's Country Retreat Hotel 7.3 mi. (10.6 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

The community around Dougaldston Spice Estate is not particularly well-known for its selection of food options, but out-of-towners might still happen upon a few restaurants to enjoy some food. The nearest place to eat is Bernie's Ice Cream, a wonderful restaurant to have a bite to eat at on your way to visiting the museum.

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Location: Gouyave, Grenada

 

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