Frigate Island

Frigate Island is located past Saline Island off the south coast of Carriacao. Vacationers who desire true seclusion on an undeveloped island can hire a boat to take them to spend a day on this deserted isle.

Located near the heart of Frigate Island, this beach is on the North East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. If you plan to sunbathe or take a nap on a fairly secluded beach, you might really enjoy an afternoon at Frigate Island.

How to Access The Beach

The only way to reach Frigate Island is by boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

The best option for swimming on Frigate Bay is a little white sand beach in a deep bay of dark blue, and slightly choppy water.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you want to see the underwater world.

If you enjoy beach days that offer an angelic place to escape, then you may want to try Frigate Island; it is back within a less urban part of Frigate Island.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Frigate Island is on the North East coast of Frigate Island; the area hosts attractions such as Canute Calliste Art Gallery, which is three and a half miles away.

If you want more information on the history of Grenada, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. One of the nearest historical attractions is Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough, which is five and a half miles away.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Frigate Island
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Canute Calliste Art Gallery Art Gallery 3.7 N Carriacou
The Carriacou Museum Museum 4.9 N Carriacou
Old Sugar Mills Hillsborough Historical Site 5.4 NNE Carriacou
Dover Ruins Historical Site 6.9 NNE Carriacou
Ningo Well Historical Site 7.1 NNE Carriacou

Cities and Towns

Frigate Island is close to Hillsborough, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Cities near Frigate Island include Hillsborough, which is not overly developed, and it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for those hoping to get a taste of the local scene.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. Frigate Island is not located near many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

You'll find a good number of hotels within driving distance. Some of the closest possibilities can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Frigate Island
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand View Hotel 4.2 N Hotel
Silver Beach Cottages 4.4 NNE Cottages
Hotel Laurena 4.8 N Hotel

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest restaurants is Lazy Turtle. The restaurant serves delicious Caribbean food. They also specialize in pizza. You can find it two and a half miles away.

Nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Frigate Island
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Lazy Turtle (473) 443-8322 Caribbean Very Casual 2.7 mi. N
Lambie Queen Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8162 Caribbean Very Casual 2.7 mi. N
Oyster Beds -- -- -- 3.6 mi. N
Off the Hook (473) 443-7841 Caribbean Very Casual 3.9 mi. N
Laurena’s Restaurant and Bar (473) 443-8333 Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Slipway Restaurant (473) 443-6500 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Green Roof Inn Restaurant (473) 443-6399 International Informal 4.8 mi. NNE
La Playa Beach Bar and Bistro (473) 410-4216 American Very Casual 4.8 mi. NNE
Patty's Deli (473) 443-6258 American -- 4.8 mi. N

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Frigate Island doesn't suit their tastes.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Sauteurs Bay, located 17 and a half miles away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might like Les Tantes. It's found eight and a half miles to the south west.

You might also want to visit Duquesne Bay, located 19 and a half miles to the south west.

Perhaps Frigate Island is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

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