Sauteurs Bay

Sauteurs Bay is located on Grenada's north coast. Because it is not as well known as many other island beaches, it is almost always deserted, yet remains easy to access. If you are not in possession of a vehicle with good suspension but still want some privacy, this is the beach for you.

Located on the northern coast of the island of Grenada, 0.6 miles northwest of Sauteurs, this beach is nicely positioned on the coast. You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. While you wouldn't necessarily call Sauteurs Bay quiet, there's a lot less commotion than there is at the other, usually busy beaches on Grenada. So though this is not the most quiet part of Grenada's coast, you'll rarely be disturbed by crowds of beachgoers, should you decide to take a romantic walk.

Amenities and Ambiance

The bay is backed by coconut palm trees, which run along the entire length of the tan colored beach. The waters are deep blue and can be a bit choppy.

There is also a great restaurant right on-site if you're interested; many find it the perfect, convenient solution for lunch. Each destination around the Caribbean has its own cuisine, and Grenada is no different. One of the most memorable places to enjoy delicious local specialties is right on the water. So, you may wish to consider getting pre-packed lunches from your hotel if they offer them. Or, you could find just what you need from cafes and street vendors en route to the beach.

Lots of visitors here find that the on-site snack bar is just fine for lunch.

This beach has public restrooms——something you'll appreciate if you spend more than a couple of hours here.

What's Nearby


Sauteurs Bay is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the North coast of Grenada. It is near some interesting sites like Carib's Leap, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of the local attractions.

If you want to combine a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Grenada National Museum. This museum is relatively near Sauteurs Bay, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available on Grenada. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Sauteurs Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Carib's Leap Historical Site 0.2 ENE Grenada
Duquense Bay Petroglyphs Historical Site 2.6 W Grenada
Belmont Estate Museum 3.6 SSE Grenada
River Antoine Rum Distillery Historical Site 4.1 SE Grenada
Gouyave Nutmeg Processing Cooperative Spice and Herb Farm 7.1 SW Grenada

Cities and Towns

Gouyave is nearby and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the coast, Gouyave is a car ride off, about seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) away.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Though vacationers will find relatively few hotels in the immediate vicinity, those accommodation options closest to the beach can be seen below.

Accommodations near Sauteurs Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Blue Sky South Cottages 0.5 mi. NW Cottages
Barry's Country Retreat 0.7 mi. SSE Hotel
Petite Anse Hotel 0.9 mi. NW Resort
Almost Paradise 1.0 mi. NW Cottages


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest places to eat is The Heights Cafe. This restaurant has a menu featuring European cuisine. Visitors often rave about their seafood.

The table below lists dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Sauteurs Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Heights Cafe (473) 442-0843 European -- -- --
El Viaje Restaurant & Bar (473) 442-2000 -- -- -- --
Barry's Country Retreat Restaurant (473) 442-0030 Caribbean Very Casual 0.7 mi. SSE
Petite Anse Restaurant (473) 442-5252 Caribbean, International Informal 0.9 mi. NW
Morne Fendue (473) 442-9330 Creole Informal 1.9 mi. SE
Belmont Estate (473) 442-9524 Creole Informal 3.6 mi. SSE
Choppher's Cafe (473) 437-1832 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Sauteurs Bay.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Sauteurs Bay is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider also visiting David Bay South, a spot with the same type of electricity. You'll find it a mile and a half to the west. If you'd rather try a more private, less popular location, consider Gouyave Beach. It is located only a cab ride away from the coast.

You may also enjoy Duquesne Bay, which is located two and a half miles away.

While Grenada has many alluring attractions, visiting Sauteurs Bay or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time on Grenada even more memorable.


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