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 on Frigate Island, this beach is on the North East coast of the island, You should consider dropping by whether or not you're staying particularly close by. Not looking forward to staking out a spot at a busy beach? All the more reason you should find a beach that isn't crowded into a major metropolitan area; beaches less-traveled like Frigate Island make great places to spread out and relax.

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, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. The water in the area is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

Frigate Island provides an angelic and tranquil retreat, since the region surrounding the beach is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby


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

If you want to combine some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting The Carriacou Museum. This museum is located five miles to the north, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

If you can't wait to see as many of Grenada's attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

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

Cities near Frigate Island include Hillsborough, which is not overly developed, and it will be a pleasant day trip for those who want to see more of the area.


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time of day to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Beach-goers will find a pretty nice selection of resort and hotel options to choose from in the vicinity of the beach. The most accessible of which are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Frigate Island
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Grand View Hotel -- -- Hotel
Silver Beach Cottages -- -- Cottages
Hotel Laurena -- -- Hotel
Green Roof Inn 4.8 mi. NNE Hotel
Ade's Dream 4.9 mi. N Hotel
Bogles Round House 6.3 mi. NNE Cottages
Bayaleau Point Cottages 7.0 mi. NE Cottages


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Grenada's specialty dishes, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Lazy Turtle. This restaurant serves Caribbean cuisine. Visitors often rave about their pizza. You'll find it two and a half miles away.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

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
SeaWave Sports Bar (473) 443-7317 Caribbean Very Casual 4.9 mi. N

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices on Frigate Island besides Frigate Island.

Another location you might enjoy is Sauteurs Bay, located 17 and a half miles away. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might enjoy people watching at Les Tantes. It's located eight and a half miles to the south west.

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

Maybe Frigate Island is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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