Next to the secluded Menere Bay on the east coast of Grenada is Menere Point. This beach, though it shares similar features, is smaller and draws even fewer visitors.
Positioned on the island of Grenada, 1.9 miles east-northeast of Bellevue, Menere Point is on the South East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Menere Point stands out because it's one of the best spots for escaping the hustle of Grenada's urban areas. Other nearby beaches you'll come across on Grenada may be just as beautiful, but are usually busier because they're right around the corner from the area's major hotels and resorts.
Menere Point is accessible via a dirt road that runs through the woods.
Menere Point has carved a horseshoe shape into the island's side, a coastal feature that protects the shore from too-strong surf. Instead, the dark navy waters are calm and gently wash ashore the beach's dark tan sands.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.
If you usually favor shores that provide an idyllic place to escape, then a good choice for you is Menere Point; it is located within a less urban section of the region.
This beach is positioned on the South East coast of Grenada. It is near Westerhall Rum Distillery, which is seen four miles away, and it is one of a few attractions in the region.
If you're interested in mixing culture with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting West Indies Cricket Heritage Centre, a lovely museum found just a cab ride away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.
A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.
|Westerhall Rum Distillery||Historical Site||3.9||SW||Grenada|
|Spice and Herb Farm||4.1||N||Grenada|
|Fort Frederick||Historical Site||7.6||W||Grenada|
Menere Point is close to, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Grenville is the closest city and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From Menere Point, Grenville is a quick trip away, roughly four miles (six and a half kilometers).
The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There are not many major hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from some of the area's smaller options.
Because the beach is situated in a pretty touristed area, it typically isn't that difficult to find the type of hotel you're looking for close-by. For vacationers looking to book a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table shows the options closest to Menere Point.
|Cabier Ocean Lodge||0.8||SW||Lodge|
|La Sagesse Nature Centre||4.0||SW||Hotel|
|Bel Air Plantation Resort||4.5||SW||Cottages|
Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you'll still have some choices, particularly if you are willing to drive a bit. One of the nearest restaurants is Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant, which is just a little ways away.
The following table lists nearby restaurants.
|Cabier Ocean Lodge Restaurant||(473) 444-6013||Caribbean, Creole, French, Indian||Very Casual||0.8 mi.||SW|
|La Sagesse Nature Center Restaurant||(473) 444-6458||Caribbean||Informal||4.0 mi.||SW|
Needless to say, Menere Point isn't the only beach worth visitng on Grenada.
Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Grenville Bay, located a brief car or taxi trip away. But, if you're interested in a more active beach, you might enjoy people watching at Menere Bay. It's found a half mile to the west-southwest.
Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Soubise Beach, located three and a half miles to the north.
Maybe Menere Point is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.
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