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 center of Frigate Island, this beach is on the North East coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying nearby. For a change from the usual crowded beach spots, you should venture a little farther from the city, and a little closer to 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.

Please note that public restrooms are not available. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

Frigate Island brings guests an angelic and serene haven, since the surrounding area contains little build-up and is free of urbanization.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Frigate Island is on the North East coast of Frigate Island. Canute Calliste Art Gallery is found three and a half miles away, and it is one of a few favorite destinations in the area.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but many travelers find that museums like The Carriacou Museum (found five miles to the north) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a new way to experience Grenada's culture.

If you can't wait to see as many of Grenada's attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

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

Hillsborough is the closest city to Frigate Island. It is certainly not a bustling region, but it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for visitors wishing to get a better feel for the area.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Frigate Island is not located near many major hotels, but it can attract guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotels a car ride away. A list of the closest options are displayed in the following table.

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

Food

When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is Lazy Turtle. The restaurant serves Caribbean cuisine. They're also renowned for their pizza. You can find it two and a half miles away.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.

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

Travelers who are looking for the ideal beach on Frigate Island will have lots of options besides Frigate Island.

You might also enjoy Sauteurs Bay, situated 17 and a half miles away. On the other hand, Les Tantes offers more action, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's found eight and a half miles to the south west.

Another option worth considering is Duquesne Bay, which is located 19 and a half miles away.

Frigate Island could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions on Grenada you might like.

 

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