Hog Island, off the south coast of Grenada is a favorite anchorage spot amongst sailors who are looking for a nearly uninhabited place to play. Unfortunately it is impossible to call this place secluded because many cruisers have the same idea. What you find on the island instead is a bunch of strangers hoping from boat to boat to mingle, group barbecues on the beach, and new friends bonding over a drink at the thatch roof hut bar.
Located in the vicinity of St. George's, near Grand Anse, Hog Island is on the South West coast of Grenada. You might want regardless of whether you are staying in the vicinity. Perhaps Hog Island is a favorite among travelers because it's a beach that is not terribly crowded, but it's not empty and secluded either.
The beaches of hog island feature white sand and dark blue waters with a calm surf.
Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so purchase or rent some equipment if you want to see the underwater world.
Since Hog Island is of course found in an active, busy area, you might need to hunt to get a spot!
This beach is positioned on the South West coast of Grenada; the area is home to other attractions such as Lisa Herrera Gallery, which is one of the closest attractions.
To some, beaches and museums may seem an odd combination, but at least a few travelers find that museums like Grenada National Museum (one of the closest to Hog Island) offer a fun learning experience and a whole new way to view Grenada's traditions and culture.
If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.
|Lisa Herrera Gallery||Art Gallery||1.1 mi.||WSW||Grenada|
|Art Gallery||2.0 mi.||NW||Grenada|
|Grenada Golf Course & Country Club||Golf Course||2.1 mi.||N||Grenada|
|Fort Frederick||Historical Site||3.4 mi.||N||Grenada|
|Historical Site||3.5 mi.||N||Grenada|
|Fort George||Historical Site||3.5 mi.||N||Grenada|
|Grenada National Museum||Museum||3.6 mi.||N||Grenada|
|Sporting Event Venue||4.1 mi.||N||Grenada|
|Westerhall Rum Distillery||Historical Site||5.1 mi.||ENE||Grenada|
|Dougaldston Spice Estate||Museum||10.9 mi.||N||Grenada|
The town ofis close-by and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested.
How many other people you encounter at Hog Island will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to share the sand with more than a few visitors from lodgings in the area.
Visitors hoping to find a place to stay not far from the beach are in luck, as there are lots of hotels to pick from nearby. Find the closest, most convenient lodging options by perusing those listed in the following table.
|Mount Harmon Bay Estate||0.8 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Coral Cove Cottages||1.0 mi.||SW||Cottages|
|Mandela Court||1.0 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Le Phare Bleu Marina & Boutique Hotel||1.2 mi.||ENE||Hotel|
|Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa||1.3 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Twelve Degrees North Apartment Resort||--||--||Hotel|
|Point Salines Hotel||--||--||Hotel|
|True Blue Bay Resort||1.8 mi.||W||Resort|
|Allamanda Beach Resort & Spa||2.1 mi.||NW||Resort|
|Siesta Hotel||2.1 mi.||NW||Hotel|
Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without straying too far from your current location. Sand Bar BBQ is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean food. They're also renowned for their barbecue. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's only a short distance away.
Nearby restaurant options are shown below.
|Sand Bar BBQ||(473) 444-4565||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.1 mi.||W|
|(473) 537-1087||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.1 mi.||WSW|
|Rhodes Restaurant||(473) 444-4334||Contemporary, Eclectic, International||Fine Dining||1.3 mi.||W|
|The Beach Club||(473) 444-4334||Eclectic||Informal||1.3 mi.||W|
|Charcoals Caribbean Grill||(473) 440-4745||Caribbean||Very Casual||--||--|
|The Boatyard||(473) 439-2523||International||--||--||--|
|The Red Crab||(473) 444-4424||International||Informal||--||--|
|(473) 439-4401||International||Very Casual||1.7 mi.||W|
|(473) 444-4662||--||--||1.8 mi.||W|
|(473) 443-8783||--||--||1.8 mi.||W|
|Dodgy Dock||(473) 443-8783||Caribbean, Contemporary||Informal||1.8 mi.||W|
Vacationers searching for the perfect beach on Grenada will have lots of options besides Hog Island.
If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Grand Anse Beach, found only a short distance away. Grand Anse Beach is one of the best and most well-known beaches on Grenada. Located on the Caribbean, it boasts crystalling blue water and bright white sand. Visitors will find plenty of water sports to play and a variety of vendor stands to explore. Palms provide respite from the mid-day sun and waterfront restaurants provide visitors with tasty food and cold beverages. On the other hand, Quarantine Point Beach offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's found three miles to the northwest.
Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Calivigny Island, located a mile away.
There's plenty to see and do on Grenada, so visiting Hog Island is just one way you can enjoy a sunny afternoon.
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