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.

Positioned on the island of Grenada, 2.3 miles east of St. Davids, Galby Bay is on the South East edge of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by. This beach is not just another beach attraction, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches on Grenada. While Galby Bay may be a little harder to reach, 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, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You will find the water here is fit for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

Galby Bay brings guests a calm and peaceful experience, thanks to the fact that the area surrounding the beach isn't too crowded at all.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the South East coast of Grenada. It is close to Westerhall Rum Distillery, which is located two and a half miles away, and it is among the attractions in the area.

If you want to combine a little culture with your trip to the beach, you should plan a trip to Grenada National Museum, one of the closest museums, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

If a visit to the Galby Bay isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, 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 Golf Course & Country Club Golf Course 7.4 W Grenada

Cities and Towns

Galby Bay is in the Grenville area, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Grenville is nearby and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the shore, Grenville is a little ways off, maybe five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Travelers hoping to find a room close to Galby Bay should find themselves in luck, as there are lots of hotels and resorts to choose from close-by. You'll find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by looking over what's listed in the table below.

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 spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still find some interesting eateries, particularly if you're prepared to drive or bike a few miles. Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant is one of the closest eateries, which is three quarters of a mile to the north-northeast of it.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

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

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have lots of choices besides Galby Bay.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Grenville Bay, located a quick car or cab ride away. More active guests, though, may be interested in Gaby's Beach, which offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's located a half mile to the west-southwest.

Another option worth considering is Westerhall Point, which is located not too far away, so a short ride in a taxi can take you where you want to go.

Grenada offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and dropping by Galby Bay is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.

 

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