Dragon Bay

Dragon Bay, one of Grenada's Marine Protected Areas, is one of the most popular spots on the island for snorkeling and diving. A series of sand channels provide guidance for divers towards a colorful reef, which features sponges, seahorses, and reef fish.

Located near the heart of Molinere, Dragon Bay is on the West edge of Grenada. You might want even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. A surprisingly wide range of visitors end up loving Dragon Bay; it's not too far off the beaten path, plus it's rarely packed with crowds of beachgoers. If you're not fond of the atmosphere and empty, quiet beaches, but don't want to compete with other beachgoers for a spot, this beach is right in the middle.

Amenities and Ambiance

Dragon Bay slopes into an arch along the west coast. The beach features deep aquamarine waters that wash ashore dark tan sands which are backed by thick green trees.

The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere.

Yes, there are public restrooms at Dragon Bay. The water in the area is of good snorkeling quality, so grab some gear if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby


This spot is on the West coast of Grenada. It's located near Underwater Sculpture Park, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is among the favorite destinations in the area.

If you want to mix a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting West Indies Cricket Heritage Centre, a lovely museum found just a quick cab ride or walk away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Dragon Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Underwater Sculpture Park Monument 0.4 mi. SW Grenada
West Indies Cricket Heritage Centre Museum 1.9 mi. SSE Grenada
National Cricket Stadium Sporting Event Venue 1.9 mi. S Grenada
Grenada National Museum Museum 2.5 mi. S Grenada
Fort George Historical Site 2.6 mi. S Grenada
Fort Frederick Historical Site 3.0 mi. SE Grenada
Fort Matthew Historical Site 3.1 mi. SE Grenada
Grenada Golf Course & Country Club Golf Course 4.0 mi. S Grenada
Studio 34 Art, Art & Soul Art Gallery 4.5 mi. S Grenada
Dougaldston Spice Estate Museum 5.4 mi. NNE Grenada
Gouyave Nutmeg Processing Cooperative Spice and Herb Farm 5.9 mi. NNE Grenada
Campus War Memorial Monument 6.1 mi. S Grenada

Cities and Towns

Those visiting Dragon Bay who are seeking a little additional excitement should think about heading over to St. George's, since it's in the vicinity and is an especially active area of Grenada. From Dragon Bay, St. George's isn't far off, maybe two and a half miles (four kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Travelers hoping to find a hotel room not far from Dragon Bay are in luck, as there are plenty of resorts and hotels to pick from in the area. You will find the closest booking options by viewing what's shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Dragon Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Lexus Inn -- -- Guest house
Candle Glow Apartments 3.1 mi. SSE Hotel
Radisson Grenada Beach Resort 4.2 mi. S Resort
Allamanda Beach Resort & Spa 4.3 mi. S Resort
Coyaba Beach Resort 4.4 mi. S Resort
Spice Island Beach Resort 4.4 mi. S Resort
Mount Cinnamon Resort 4.5 mi. S Resort
Flamboyant Hotel & Villas 4.5 mi. S Hotel
Siesta Hotel 4.5 mi. S Hotel
Blue Horizons Garden Resort 4.5 mi. S Resort


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has you covered, so you won't have to wander too far away. One of the closest restaurants is Deyna's Tasty Foods. The restaurant has Caribbean cuisine.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown below.

Restaurants near Dragon Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Deyna's Tasty Foods (473) 440-6795 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Revo’s Grill & Bar (473) 444-7386 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
La Heliconia Restaurant (473) 439-8585 Caribbean Informal -- --
Citrus & Spice Restaurant & Bar (473) 435-9741 -- -- -- --
Country Kitchen Restaurant & Bar (473) 440-7888 -- -- -- --
Creole Shack Restaurant & Sports Bar (473) 435-9376 -- -- -- --
De Graps Restaurant & Bar (473) 435-9581 -- -- -- --
Flag Restaurant (473) 439-7620 -- -- -- --
New Nutmeg Restaurant & Bar (473) 435-9525 -- -- -- --
Ocean Grill Restaurant (473) 440-9747 -- -- -- --
Rocks Inn Resturant & Bar (473) 440-0088 -- -- -- --
Sea Port Restaurant & Bar (473) 435-7120 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Grenada, so Dragon Bay is just one of your options.

Another option worth considering is Beausejour Bay, which is located a mile away.

Dragon Bay 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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