Natural Attractions on Grenada

Breath in the fresh, tropical air as you explore some of Grenada's natural attractions

Photo credit: © Ian Mackenzie
 

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.

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Grand Etang National Park and Forest

Do you enjoy being outdoors? You might be happy to find out that the island has numerous nature preserves on it.

Grand Etang National Park and Forest is a nature preserve found within 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.

Adventurers hoping to find a another great natural attraction will enjoy exploring opportunities like Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary. After an endemic that threatened the local Grenada Dove population, the Mt. Hartman Dove Sancturay was created to protect the bird.

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.

Be sure to look at this table for a list of nature preserves.

Nature Preserves and Hiking On Grenada
Name Type Location Island
Belair National Park 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
High North Nature Reserve 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

Waterfalls

Concord Waterfall

Although most visitors come for the beautiful coastline, that isn't the only way to enjoy the natural wonders available. Grenada offers some interesting choices, including 8 waterfalls.

You should consider visiting 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.

Another place 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 following chart lists more information on the waterfalls.

Waterfalls On Grenada
Name Type Location
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

Parks and Botanical Gardens

La Sagessee Nature Center

Travelers can enjoy several parks, or 10 botanical gardens on Grenada.

To surround yourself with beautiful tropical vegetation, you might want to visit Hyde Park Garden, which is situated 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.

Another 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 available are displayed in the following table.

Parks and Gardens On Grenada
Name Type Location Island
Alston George Park Park 0.2 mi. West of Central Victoria Grenada
Anglican Rectory Garden Botanical Garden 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Hillsborough Carriacou
Annandale Falls Park Willis, Central Grenada Grenada
Botanical Garden 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
Priority Garden Botanical Garden 0.3 mi. Northeast of Downtown St. George Grenada
Queens Park Park 1.9 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown St. George Grenada
St. Rose Nursery and Garden Botanical Garden Downtown St. George Grenada
Tower Botanical Garden The vicinity of St. George's Grenada

Land Formations

Another idea is to go see some of the more popular naturally occurring land formations. Other options like these on Grenada are provided here:

Land Formations On Grenada
Name Type Location
Antoine Lake Lake 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Belmont
Bagadi Bay Bay 0.5 mi. West of Central True Blue Bay
Black Bay Bay 1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Calliste
Canoe Bay Bay 4.9 mi. South West of Central St. George's
Debra Bay Bay 4.7 mi. South West of Central St. George's
Devil's Bay Bay 4.5 mi. South West of Central St. George's
Flamingo Bay Bay 2.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central St. George's
Grand Bay Bay 5.0 mi. South West of Central St. George's
Grand Etang Lake Lake Central Grenada
Grand Mal Bay Bay 1.5 mi. North of Downtown St. George
Hardy Bay Bay 4.5 mi. South West of Central St. George's
High North Peak Mountain 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Windward
Moliniere Point Point 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central Mt. Gay
Mt Hartman Bay Bay 3.8 mi. South of Central St. George's
Prickly Bay Bay 3.8 mi. South of Central downtown St. George
River Sallee Boiling Springs Hot Spring 1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Sauteurs
True Blue Bay Bay 4.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central St. George's
Tyrell Bay Bay 0.9 mi. South of Central L'esterre
Westerhall Bay Bay 0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central Prickley Bay
Woburn Bay Bay 3.4 mi. South of Central St. George's

Bear in mind that there are some other attraction types available too. Navigate to this extended discussion which is all about even more attractions if you'd like to discover some more details.

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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