Galby Bay

Galby Bay is located along the southeast coast of Grenada. Although this is one of the larger and more popular beaches in the area, it remains largely uncrowded.

Located toward the center of the island of Grenada, 2.3 miles east of St. Davids, Galby Bay is on the South East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches on Grenada. While Galby Bay may be a little bit out of the way, visiting this beach instead of a more crowded one could make your experience less stressful.

How to Access The Beach
A long, bumpy dirt road through the forest leads to Galby Bay. Four wheel drive is recommended.

Amenities and Ambiance

Galby Bay features pristine tan colored sand backed by miles of trees. Parts of the shore are a bit rocky, and to one side is a fresh water pond.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. You'll find the waters off-shore to be clear and good for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

Galby Bay brings guests an idyllic and serene getaway, due to the fact that the surrounding area won't be overly crowded.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Galby Bay is on the South East coast of Grenada; the area is home to other attractions such as Westerhall Rum Distillery, which is not very far away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

If you're interested in combining culture with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting Grenada National Museum, one of the closest museums, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Galby Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Westerhall Rum Distillery Historical Site 2.5 WSW Grenada
Grenville Cooperative Nutmeg Association Spice and Herb Farm 5.5 N Grenada
Fort Matthew Historical Site 6.4 W Grenada
Fort Frederick Historical Site 6.7 W Grenada
Grenada Seafaris Adventure Snorkeling Tour Operator 7.4 W Grenada

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of Grenville, which is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the beach, Grenville is about five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it can attract guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Beach-goers looking to find a place to stay near Galby Bay will find themselves in luck, as there are lots of resorts and hotels to choose from close-by. You will find the closest, most convenient booking options by viewing what's listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Galby Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cabier Ocean Lodge 0.8 NNE Lodge
La Sagesse Nature Centre 2.6 SW Hotel
Bel Air Plantation Resort 3.1 SW Cottages

Food

Although this location isn't located in the culinary epicenter of the area, you'll probably still spot a few places to try, especially if you are willing to venture a little out of the way. Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant is one of the closest eateries, which is just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Galby Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant (473) 444-6013 Caribbean, Creole, French, Indian Very Casual 0.8 mi. NNE
La Sagesse Nature Center Restaurant (473) 444-6458 Caribbean Informal 2.6 mi. SW
Petit Bacaye Treetop Restaurant (473) 443-2902 Caribbean Informal 4.1 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Vacationers who are looking for the ideal beach on Grenada will have lots of options besides Galby Bay.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Grenville Bay, situated a brief car or taxi trip away. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might enjoy people watching at Gaby's Beach. It's located a half mile to the west-southwest.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Westerhall Point, located five miles away.

Grenada has plenty to offer its visitors, and paying a visit to Galby Bay is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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