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

Gouyave is a good option for those wishing to visit Dougaldston Spice Estate, since those staying in this part of Grenada will have the benefit of convenient access to the museum for the duration of their trip. There is a respectable collection of lodgings in the region within range of this facility.

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

Folks coming to Dougaldston Spice Estate will be able to find one or two island pastimes like hitting a few rounds of golf and doing some beach-going without having to look very hard. Travelers who will enjoy testing their aptitude on the green, will be able to do so at the most convenient option, which is Grenada Golf Course & Country Club. Sunny hours can also be enjoyed at Gouyave Beach, the closest beach. On top of that, your party will likely find one or two additional golf and beach options in the neighborhood. If you'd like to remain indoors, there is also a brief selection of other interesting local sites you may want to check out. Another nearby place of interest to Dougaldston Spice Estate is Concord Waterfall, which can be found a short distance away.

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Location: Gouyave, Grenada

 

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