Featuring a picturesque waterfront and a verdant, hilly interior, Saint George's is the largest city on the island of Grenada. Much of the architecture is colonial era, and sightseeing is a popular activity that if you do right, it shouldn't take more than a day to explore the city. This leaves the rest of your vacation open to participate in the many other activities this mostly quiet town has to offer.
Shopping is a favored activity, and Saturdays at Market Square are treasured. Saturday is also when the local “hashing” group meets up to walk and run a local trail for a few hours before treating themselves to rum and conversation. Tourists are welcome to join in the fun. There are a few water-based activities you won't want to miss out on either, like sailing and fishing, but especially snorkeling and scuba diving thanks to this being the location of the world's only underwater sculpture garden. And there is plenty more to keep you busy as well, whether you fancy a leisurely ride on the Discover Train or look forward to a massage at a local spa.
Bikes are not a common of a sight in St. George's. While it is possible to explore the city via a bike or scooter rental, it is not a popular way to do so.
If you like the idea of sightseeing at your own pace, you will find several places that can help make it happen. Click on this link to check out our page dedicated to bike and scooter rentals.
From an underwater sculpture park to natural coral reef systems, the waters around Saint George's are ripe for exploring divers.
There are 3 dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. Use this link to check out our article concerning diving in this area.
The fertile waters of St. George's is well known for its prime fishing spots. Especially notable is the abundance of billfish.
Hoping to go fishing during your vacation? There are two fishing charters that operate in this area. To get more information on deep sea fishing in this area, click this link.
Want to play some golf on vacation? Saint George's isn't overloaded with golf greens, but there is one golf course to be aware of. The only course in the area is Grenada Golf Course & Country Club. To reach our full guide to golf throughout Grenada, go to this page.
More information concerning area firms that will help you enjoy some time on the water can be found here:
|First Impressions||(473) 440-3678||0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown St. George|
|Grenada Seafaris||(473) 405-7800||0.4 mi. Southeast of Downtown St. George|
|Island Windjammers||(877) 772-4549||0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown St. George|
|Jambalaya||(473) 417-0773||0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown St. George|
|Sea Sun Adventure||(473) 419-0000||0.5 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown St. George|
If you'd like to read about charter operators and area marinas visit this page.
If you're going to be traveling with some shopping fanatics they can explore a few of the area's 55 retail stores. To find out about opportunities for shopping in and around Saint George's, visit this page.
You might want to set aside a day for soaking in the sights and culture of Saint George's. The area's sights include 4 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Nature enthusiasts might have a good time at the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. Those wanting to find out more about area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.
Information concerning a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen right below.
|(473) 435-1444||Central Saint George's|
|(473) 440-5127||Woburn, 2.3 mi. South of Central Saint George's|
|Henry Safari Tours||(473) 444-5313||Woburn, 2.3 mi. South of Central Saint George's|
|Shadowfax (Banana Boat Tours)||(473) 437-3737||Grand Anse, 2.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Saint George's|
|(473) 440-5127||Central Saint George's|
If you like the idea of going snorkeling there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Saint George's. Read this extended discussion which is all about snorkeling if you'd like to find better specifics.
Indulging in a trip to the spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you'll be pleased to know there are a few options. Those interested can obtain more information about this topic can do so here.
If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The table below may help with your planning. At a glance, you can see the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on the names to learn more details concerning the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Grenadian by Rex Resorts||4.5 mi. South West of Central Saint George's||2|
|Coyaba Beach Resort||Grand Anse, 2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Saint George's||2|
|Calivigny Island||4.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Saint George's||2|
For example, Grenadian by Rex Resorts offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
Details concerning some other activities can be seen down below.
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(473) 439-3939||Grand Anse, 2.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Saint George's|
|Movie Palace||Movie Theater||(473) 444-6688||Grand Anse, 2.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Saint George's|
|Sporting Event Venue||--||0.6 mi. North of Downtown St. George|
|Movie Theater||(473) 435-3671||Grand Anse, 2.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Saint George's|
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