Grenada

Isle of spice in the Caribbean

One of the quieter less developed Caribbean islands, Grenada has sublime beaches, fantastic food, a lush volcanic interior and plenty to keep you occupied on water or land.  Highlights include:

  • the pretty harbour town of St Georges, set on a horseshoe shaped bay with colourful 18th century architecture and a lively Saturday market
  • Grand Etang National Park in the interior with lush vegetation, lakes in extinct volcanic craters, waterfalls and hiking trails
  • over 50 dive sites including the Bianca C shipwreck, the largest diveable wreck in the region
  • an underwater sculpture garden with over 100 artworks
  • great snorkelling on day trips to sister islands Carriaco and Petit Martinique
  • rum sampling at the Westerhall Rum Distillery
  • Flying time: 10.5 hours
  • Time difference: -4 hours
  • Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar
  • Best time of year to travel: Year round (avoid September-October)

Ideas for a trip to Grenada

Here are some ideas for trips to Grenada all of which can be adapted for you and we are always happy to create a bespoke trip from scratch

7 nights All Inclusive at Spice Island Beach Resort

from ££2925 per person low season to £3980 high season
Set on Grand Anse Beach, a two mile expanse of flawless fine sand and gentle lapping waves, Spice Island is a tasteful low-rise hamlet of sumptuous suites with dramatic ocean scenery and beautiful gardens. Facilities include a stylish pool, supervised kids club, tennis court, gym, non-motorised watersports and access to a golf course with complimentary green fees. Janissa’s Spa is nestled privately in the tropical gardens.

7 nights B&B at Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel

from £2250 person low season to £3485 high season
A charming boutique Relais & Châteaux hotel arranged in a sweeping horseshoe shape overlooking magnificent gardens and the captivatingly scenic L’ Anse Aux Epines Beach, Calabash is renowned for its unique service with a distinctly personal touch. The wellness centre and main pool have been redesigned to create a new spa, yoga pavilion, relaxation pool and zen garden that will leave you re-energised to enjoy a variety of activities. Try a wide range of land and watersports, from kayaking, snorkelling and tennis to nearby golf.

3* hotel stay

from £1300 per person for 7 nights
Grenada has a whole range of accommodation options some of them with eye watering prices. If you want to keep an eye on your budget then a stay in a 3* hotel on the beach is a great option. The hotel may lack the style and facilities of some of the more luxurious options but the beaches, sea and scenery will be the same.

Frequently Asked Questions

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British passport holders don’t need a visa to visit Grenada.  But check the FCDO website for latest advice

Ensure your usual vaccinations are up to date and consider Hepatitis B and Tetanus.  Visit the NHS Fit for Travel Website for the latest advice.  

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