Grenada

Grenada is of volcanic origin and at 12 degrees north and 61 degrees west of Greenwich is the most southerly of the Windward Islands chain of Islands in the Lesser Antilles. The island of Grenada is 21 x 12 miles at its longest and widest points and is 344 sq. kilometers in overall area.

It was sighted by Christopher Columbus in the year 1498. At the time, the island was inhabited by Carib Indians who were later subdued by French invaders. The island was colonized by both France and Great Britain. After 300 years of colonialism it became an independent state in 1974 obtaining full nationhood from Great Britain. The island remains a member of the British Commonwealth and is a constitutional Monarchy.

Its topography of mountains is gloriously arrayed to picture some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. This tropical island offers nothing but breath taking beauty, with rare tropical flowers and stunning beaches.

It offers plenty in terms of Eco Tourism with cascading waterfalls and winding rivers, lush rainforest, sulphur springs, and some of the most beautiful volcanic crater lakes. It has more spices per square mile, than any other country on the planet and for this reason is known as the Spice Island of the West Indies.

It is said that Grenada’s capital St. George’s, is the most picturesque capital city in the Caribbean with its horse shoe shaped Harbor. The carenage gives you the first glimpse of paradise with its sky line of red tilled roofs, of traditional shops and homes. Grenada’s natural beauty is enhanced by its rich history and cultural heritage. Our largest cultural celebration is “Carnival” which is held in August of every year. Our exotic open air market is still an integral part of life.

Grenada’s Tourism product is diversely decentralized by nature, among which is the world famous Grand Anse Beach and River Antoine, the oldest functioning rum distillery. With fauna and flora that is absolutely beautiful, no venomous creates or reptiles, Grenada is filled with very friendly people, with good food, and exotic restaurants, where you will be thrilled. The warmth of the locals is also extended to accommodation. One can find affordable, budget friendly hotels on trivago to make the tourism experience as enjoyable

There are many things to do, such as “Taking an island tour, snorkeling, hiking, diving, whale watching, fishing, visit to historic forts, or special events such as Carnival, Independence celebrations, Bill fish tournament, Yacht racing, Carriacou Regatta, Maroon Music Festival and much more .

Fun Things to do

  • Lance aux Épines

    Lance aux Épines

    Pronounced ‘lance-a-peen’ and forming the southernmost point of Grenada, Lance aux Épines offers a comfortable, peaceful area with stunning coastal views, clean and beautiful beaches and superior accommodations. It is also an area of colonial history. They say it is possible to meet hotel staff only during a weeklong stay

     
  • La Sagesse Nature Centre

    La Sagesse Nature Centre

    With a façade of coconut-lined bay, this nature center was once home to the cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, Lord Brownlow. There are an abundance of hiking trails, safe swimming and saltwater ponds, which are home to herons and egrets. There are guided tours, which last for an hour, and

     
  • Grenada National Museum

    Grenada National Museum

    Built in 1704, this building features a wide collection of art and history. Visitors will see an old rum still, a mucky marble bathtub, which belonged to none other than Empress Josephine, and Amerindian pottery fragments. Previously used as a hotel, prison and barracks, the museum also features a display

     
  • Grand Etang National Park

    Grand Etang National Park

    Centrally situated on the Grand Etang Lake, which is a crater lake where numerous walking trails into the thriving surrounding forest begin, visitors will find Grand Etang National Park. Located in the central highlands of Grenada, this park offers trails that start at 30-minute strolls and work up to 10-hour

     
  • Grand Anse

    Grand Anse

      Grand Anse is the main resort area for Grenada. With an abundant of hills in the background, Grand Anse offers white sandy beaches with beautiful turquoise waters. The area is filled with eateries, bars, hotels and plenty of water sports making it an ideal location for most visitors. When

     
  • Fort George

    Fort George

    Built in 1705 by the French, Fort George is the oldest fort in Grenada. From the fort, visitors have breathtaking views of Grande Anse, the Lagoon and the harbor. Maurice Bishop was executed at Fort George, within the inner fort in the courtyard. Bullet holes are still present that were

     
  • Annandale Falls

    Annandale Falls

    Surrounded by lush plant life, Annandale Falls is a peaceful waterfall that features a 30-foot (9m) drop. Beneath the falls, visitors can jump in the pool for an invigorating dip. The falls are breathtaking, but if cruise ships are in port, it can get very busy and packed with numerous

     
  • Mandoo’s Tour & Taxi Service

    Mandoo’s Tour & Taxi Service

    Explore the beauty of Grenada with my unique, fully insured, sightseeing and taxi service, operated by me ” Mandoo”, I was even recommended by The Board of Tourism and also voted tour guide of the year. My slogan is: “No visit to Grenada is complete without a tour of the