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 are intrigued by the idea of sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, you will find a few places that can help you. To get more information about bike and scooter rentals, go to this page.
From an underwater sculpture park to natural coral reef systems, the waters around Saint George's are ripe for exploring divers.
There are several dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area. For a more comprehensive look at diving opportunities in this area read this article.
The fertile waters of St. George's is well known for its prime fishing spots. Especially notable is the abundance of billfish.
Hoping to spend some time with a rod in your hand? There are two charter fishing companies operating in this area. Click to see our guide to this topic.
Hoping to spend some time on the greens? Saint George's isn't exactly overrun with golf greens, but there's one course to be aware of. The only course in the area is Grenada Golf Course & Country Club. In addition, you can visit this extended discussion if you'd like to find out additional specifics concerning golf courses throughout Grenada.
The chart just below lists information on firms that can help you spend some time on the open water.
|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 want to find out about local marinas and charter options use this link.
If there are some folks who enjoy shopping traveling with you, they're not totally out of luck -- there are at least 55 retailers in this area. To reach our full guide to shopping in Saint George's and nearby, go to this page.
You really should set aside a day for experiencing the culture, sights and sounds of Saint George's. Area sights include 4 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. If you enjoy nature, you can enjoy spending some time at the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. You can go to this page dedicated to area sightseeing attractions if you want to discover additional specifics.
The table below provides you with some details concerning a firm that will help you enjoy some great sightseeing.
|(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 during your vacation in Saint George's. Those wanting to find out more concerning opportunities to go snorkeling by following this link.
Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to know there are several options. Those needing to learn more about this topic can do so on this page.
If you like playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The table below highlights some key facts. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn about other aspects of 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 instance, Grenadian by Rex Resorts offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
The table directly below provides you with some key facts regarding other activities.
|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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