Grenada is an island nation located in the East Caribbean, just south of Barbados. The nation of Grenada also includes two small neighbouring isles – Carriacou and Petite Martinique. With lush rainforests, scenic mountains, relaxing sandy beaches, and exotic reefs, it is the quintessential Caribbean holiday destination.
Getting to the island is easy, as there are regular flights to and from Grenada. If you are a US citizen, you do not need a visa to visit Grenada. However, you will require a valid US passport.
Interacting with the locals is also easy as English is the official language of Grenada. However, most locals speak Creole English, which is a mix of many African dialects, English, and French.
Grenada is also known as the ‘Spice Island’, because of the myriad fragrant spices, like cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, etc. that grow in its fertile volcanic soil. While in Grenada, one can sense the aroma of nutmeg wafting through the air.
The island of Grenada has several gorgeous beaches. The most popular of these is the world-famous Grand Anse beach, which is also the focal point of tourist activities on the island nation.
Relax your body, mind, and soul on the soft sand beach, or take a stroll through the picturesque landscape. Treat your eyes to the beautiful turquoise ocean, or dive in and take a swim through the clear shallow waters along the beach. The idyllic charm and stunning beauty of the Grand Anse beach is sure to mesmerize and charm all your senses.
Explore Stunning Inland Vistas:
Hiking through Grenada lets you explore the unspoiled natural beauty of the tropical island. Lush greenery, gorgeous vistas, breath-taking waterfalls, and many other beautiful spots beckon to be discovered by you.
The island of Grenada houses a number of spice plantations, rum distilleries, and chocolate factories that you should add to your itineraries. Not only do you get to sample the rum and sumptuous chocolates, but these fascinating tours will also give you a glimpse into the history and rich culture of Grenada.
The Capital City of St George’s:
With its colourful, picturesque houses, St George’s is one of the prettiest cities you will ever see. It is a harbour town that acts as the main port of Grenada.
St George’s houses the Grenada National Museum, and two attractions of historical importance – Fort George and Fort Frederick.
Adventurous Sailing in Grenada:
Enjoy the gorgeous views of the Caribbean as you sail through the turquoise waters, feel the brisk breeze on your skin, gaze at the scenic coastline, and savour the exhilarating sight of the crimson sun setting in the horizon.
Corsair Sailing Charters & Experiences offers a number of private sailing tours that you can enjoy with your friends and family, and make memories that you will cherish for the rest of your lives. The cruise ship offers food and drinks, as well as top of the line snorkel gear, kayaks, and water mattresses that you can use.
Diving and Snorkelling in Grenada:
Snorkelling in Grenada gives you an opportunity to discover a thousand wonders of the underwater world, and explore the abundant, colourful marine life in its natural habitat. With its crystal-clear waters, diverse sea life, and gorgeous reefs, Grenada offers one of the best diving and snorkelling experiences in the world.
Snorkelling is an extremely accessible activity that anyone can enjoy, as long as they know how to swim. Unlike scuba diving, snorkelling does not require a certificate and hours of training and practice.
World’s First Underwater Sculpture Park:
Designed by the famous British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, the Underwater Sculpture Park off the coast of Moliniere Point is one of the most unique and wondrous experiences one can wish for. So magical, indeed, that it has been listed as one of the Top 25 wonders of the world by National Geographic.
The sculptures are made from concrete and steel, and mostly represent human figures. The artistic brilliance aside, the park acts as a natural habitat for marine life, specifically coral reefs. Since the park’s opening in 2006, the sculptures have become home to corals, sponges, and algae, which gives them a multi-coloured kaleidoscopic hue. Viewing these underwater sculptures, with colourful fish zipping past, is a unique and awe-inspiring experience.
Toursgrenada.com offers a fully guided tour of each of the sculptures in its Double Dip Snorkel Trip. This trip also includes snorkelling the beautiful reef in Flamingo Bay, as well as delicious snacks and beverages as you sail to and from these destinations. Top of the line snorkelling gear is provided for all trips.
Grenada is aptly known as the ‘Spice Island’, because of the many aromatic spices, like nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, etc. that are grown here. These homegrown spices are used to flavour cocktails and the local cuisine. The traditional food in Grenada provides a unique culinary blend that tingles all the right taste buds.
The famous ‘Fish Friday’ is a weekly festival that takes place in Gouyave, a fishing village to the north of the island. The festivities include a wide range of entertainment, local musicians, DJs, and a selection of sea-food delicacies that are sure to make your mouth water.
We offer a private sailing tour to the Fish Friday festival. Sail to Gouyave along the calm leeward shores of Grenada, enjoy delectable food at the festival, and sip your favourite drink under the moonlight on your return journey.
Special Packages for SGU Students:
Toursgrenada offers special tour packages for students studying at St George’s University. The trips include pickup and drop-off at the campus via a shuttle bus.
Grenada is the ideal spot for you to have an authentic Caribbean holiday. With its picturesque views, fragrant aromas, sublime sea breeze, and local music and culture, Grenada provides a tourism experience that is guaranteed to invoke all your senses. Grenada offers fascinating adventures in sailing, whole new worlds to discover via snorkelling, and an opportunity to be one with nature through its untouched and unspoiled natural beauty.