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.
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.
This spot is on the West coast of Grenada. It's located near, 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.
|West Indies Cricket Heritage Centre||Museum||1.9 mi.||SSE||Grenada|
|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|
|Historical Site||3.1 mi.||SE||Grenada|
|Grenada Golf Course & Country Club||Golf Course||4.0 mi.||S||Grenada|
|Art Gallery||4.5 mi.||S||Grenada|
|Dougaldston Spice Estate||Museum||5.4 mi.||NNE||Grenada|
|Spice and Herb Farm||5.9 mi.||NNE||Grenada|
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.
|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|
|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. The restaurant has Caribbean cuisine.
Some nearby restaurant options are shown below.
|(473) 440-6795||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|Revo’s Grill & Bar||(473) 444-7386||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|La Heliconia Restaurant||(473) 439-8585||Caribbean||Informal||--||--|
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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