Well off the main road, Paraclete Waterfall is the perfect goal for any hiker looking to escape the city, and while the falls does not have a place for weary hikers to swim, the peaceful atmosphere and secluded nature of the falls makes it a rewarding place to rest and nap. Then to help wake you up after, you can walk right under the falls and feel its full force!
Do not expect any development here, this is a natural and secluded waterfall. Not far there is another waterfall nearly 60 feet tall, however it is only flowing during the rainy season.
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Unfortunately, the secluded nature of this waterfall makes it a well kept secret. In St. Andrew's Parish ask the locals and maybe they can help, or think about hiring a tour guide. Before embarking on the quest to find the waterfall though, realize that it requires at least an hour each way of hiking through mountain and forests. Such a hike requires careful planning and both physical and mental readiness.
Positioned near the center of Paraclete, in the same vicinity as Barique, Paraclete happily welcomes vacationers rooming in this village or a nearby area. Regardless of whether or not you're staying very close, you should consider stopping by to check out the sights. It's north-northwest of Grenville.
If you find yourself hungry after viewing the waterfall, no problem -- you'll discover a great concentration of food and drink providers within traveling distance. The most nearby restaurant to Paraclete is Belmont Estate, which has a menu full of Creole dishes. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will encounter eateries such as and so you don't need to be picky, since you'll find several eating options.
Those who like waterfalls, and have the energy to view some others, should consider seeing Mt. Carmel Waterfall and Seven Sisters Waterfall; both of which are within driving distance of this waterfall. There are at least one or two other attractions nearby, including Belmont Estate, which is within traveling distance near Grenville. Also, you might consider heading to Jessamine Eden : Grenville Vale Tropical Botanical Garden, which is another attraction in the area.
Waterfalls are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.
|Belmont Estate||Historic Site||2.0 mi. (5.9 km)||NE||3.7 mi. North of Grenville|
|Jessamine Eden : Grenville Vale Tropical Botanical Garden||--||2.3 mi. (0 km)||SSE||Grenville|
|River Antoine Rum Distillery||Historic Site||2.9 mi. (6.4 km)||NE||4.0 mi. North-Northeast of Grenville|
|Levera National Park||--||5.1 mi. (11.2 km)||NNE||6.9 mi. North of Grenville|
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