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 enjoy spending time outdoors? You might be happy to learn the island has quite a number of nature preserves on it.
Grand Etang National Park and Forest is a nature preserve found in central Grenada. Varied species of birds, lizards, and other animals make their home in the Grand Etang National Park and Forest.
Travelers looking to locate a another great natural attraction will enjoy exploring choices like Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary. Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary is located near Woburn Bay.
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.
Take some time to look through the table just below for more information about nature preserves.
|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|
Even though most travelers have heard about the beautiful water and coastline, those aren't the only way to experience the natural beauty of the land. Grenada offers multiple choices, including 8 waterfalls.
You might want to visit Concord Waterfall, which is situated in central Grenada. Better than just one, Concord Waterfall is actually a collection of three! Tucked away deep in the forest and mountains this is a less visited, albeit still popular site then some of the tourist falls.
Another 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 directly below lists more information on the 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|
Travelers can enjoy several parks, or 10 botanical gardens on Grenada.
If you enjoy tropical vegetation, you might want to visit Hyde Park Garden, which is found in St. George's, Grenada. Hyde Park has been a grand estate and home to the Roberts family for over six generations. Recently, much of the property has been transformed into a fantastic garden that offers a tranquil stop on your tour of Grenada.
A second popular attraction in this category is La Sagessee Nature Center. La Sagessee Nature Center consists of a manor house hotel, a bar and restaurant, and tropical gardens.
The parks and gardens worth considering can be seen down 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 fun idea is to go see some of the more popular naturally occurring land formations. Other options like these on Grenada are displayed in the following chart.
|Antoine Lake||Lake||1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Belmont|
|Bay||0.5 mi. West of Central True Blue Bay|
|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|
If you would prefer having more points of interest beyond what's offered on this page, you should look beyond these choices. To read a more detailed discussion of other attractions, read this article.
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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