Caribbean vacations are often spent lying on the beach, soaking up the sun. But the beauty of Grenada's beaches may inspire you to get to know some of the other natural attractions in the country.
Do you hope to enjoy more of your vacation out in the fresh air? You might be happy to find out that the island has a good selection of nature preserves on it.
Grand Etang National Park and Forest is a great nature preserve located in central Grenada. Come explore the natural side of Grenada at this 30 acre national park. Whether you enjoy hiking, bird watching, or simply being immersed in nature, Grand Etang National Park and Forest is one of Grenada's finest natural attractions.
Those hoping to locate a another great natural attraction will enjoy exploring opportunities like Sandy Island Marine Park. Sandy Island Marine Park is an island that remains untouched by human hands, and the crystal clear waters that surround it are a favorite amongst snorkelers.
White Island Marine Park: White Island Marine Park draws snorkelers to the area with its crystal clear waters and bountiful marine life. A mountain to one side makes it an even more attractive locale.
Glance through this table for more information about your options.
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||0.9 mi. Northeast of Central Hillsborough||Carriacou|
|Grand Etang National Park and Forest||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||Central Grenada||Grenada|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||0.6 mi. South West of Central Windward||Carriacou|
|Levera National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.1 mi. East of Central Sauteurs||Grenada|
|Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||3.4 mi. South of Central St. George's||Grenada|
|Sandy Island Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||0.4 mi. North-Northeast of Central L'esterre||Carriacou|
|White Island Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.5 mi. South of Central L'esterre||Carriacou|
Although most travelers come for the beautiful water and coastline, those aren't the only way to enjoy the natural wonders available. Grenada offers some interesting choices, including 8 waterfalls.
You might enjoy a visit to Concord Waterfall, which is located in central Grenada. Concord Waterfall gives you options. Those feeling adventurous have the wide selection of numerous trails that lead them up mountains and through forests from the South.
A second attraction worth considering is Annandale Waterfalls. It is located in Willis, in central Grenada. This is an easy waterfall to get to. Not far from St. George's, taking the main road East out of the city will take you towards the village where the waterfall is located.
The table right below enables you to learn more details regarding waterfalls.
|Annandale Waterfalls||Waterfall||Willis, Central Grenada|
|Au Coin Waterfall||Waterfall||Central Grenada|
|Concord Waterfall||Waterfall||Central Grenada|
|Mt. Carmel Waterfall||Waterfall||1.7 mi. South of Central Hartford Village|
|Paraclete||Waterfall||1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Barique|
|Seven Sisters Waterfall||Waterfall||Central Grenada|
|Tufton Hall Waterfall||Waterfall||1.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Crayfish|
|Victoria Falls||Waterfall||1.8 mi. South West of Central Crayfish|
Vacationers can experience several parks, or 10 botanical gardens on Grenada.
To surround yourself with beautiful tropical vegetation, consider visiting Hyde Park Garden, which is situated in St. George's, Grenada. While the property once only had a small garden for kitchen use near the house, this property has recently been transformed into one of Grenada's finest gardens. Tours are available through the property by Sunsation Tours and Caribbean Horizons.
Another attraction in this category is La Sagessee Nature Center. Just 25 minutes from the Point Salines International Airport, head towards La Sagessee Beach and you will find the Nature Center.
The parks and gardens available are shown below.
|Park||0.2 mi. West of Central Victoria||Grenada|
|Botanical Garden||0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Hillsborough||Carriacou|
|Park||Willis, Central Grenada||Grenada|
|Botanical Garden||2.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central L'esterre||Carriacou|
|De La Grenade Nutmeg Garden||Botanical Garden||2.3 mi. East of Central St. George's||Grenada|
|Hyde Park Garden||Botanical Garden||1.3 mi. East of Downtown St. George||Grenada|
|Jessamine Eden : Grenville Vale Tropical Botanical Garden||Botanical Garden||0.9 mi. South West of Central Dunfermline||Grenada|
|Joydon||Botanical Garden||The vicinity of St. George's||Grenada|
|La Sagessee Nature Center||Park||1.6 mi. South West of Central Bellevue||Grenada|
|Laura Herb and Spice Garden||Botanical Garden||2.9 mi. Southeast of Central St. George's||Grenada|
|Botanical Garden||0.3 mi. Northeast of Downtown St. George||Grenada|
|Park||1.9 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown St. George||Grenada|
|St. Rose Nursery and Garden||Botanical Garden||Downtown St. George||Grenada|
|Botanical Garden||The vicinity of St. George's||Grenada|
Another idea is to visit some of the more interesting naturally occurring land formations. Fully natural attractions like these on Grenada are summarized here:
|Antoine Lake||Lake||1.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Belmont|
|Bay||0.5 mi. West of Central Bamboo|
|Bay||1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Calliste|
|Bay||4.9 mi. South West of Central St. George's|
|Bay||4.7 mi. South West of Central St. George's|
|Bay||4.5 mi. South West of Central St. George's|
|Bay||2.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central St. George's|
|Bay||5.0 mi. South West of Central St. George's|
|Grand Etang Lake||Lake||Central Grenada|
|Bay||1.5 mi. North of Downtown St. George|
|Bay||4.5 mi. South West of Central St. George's|
|High North Peak||Mountain||0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Windward|
|Point||1.9 mi. Northwest of Central Mt. Gay|
|Bay||3.8 mi. South of Central St. George's|
|Bay||3.8 mi. South of Central downtown St. George|
|Hot Spring||1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Sauteurs|
|Bay||4.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central St. George's|
|Bay||0.9 mi. South of Central L'esterre|
|Bay||0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central Prickley Bay|
|Bay||3.4 mi. South of Central St. George's|
Keep in mind that Grenada has other attraction types. To find out about other other attractions for Grenada, see this page.
Nature lovers who are looking for more to do than hang out by the pool or splash through the waves will find multitudes of opportunity to do so on Grenada. Whether you dream of hiking to a secluded waterfall or do a bit of bird watching, you can do it all.
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