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St George's Harbor, Visit Grenada

St George’s Harbor

Visit Grenada – St George’s

Grand Anse – a turquoise beach that’s the most popular on the island.  It’s the name of the popular village there as well.  Take a water taxi from the pier for a few dollars.  Enjoy the most popular beach in Grenada and have easy access to drinks, food and souvenirs.

Morne Rouge – clear waters at this popular beach near Grand Anse

Fort Frederick – a small British fort on top of Richmond Hill with views of the harbor and the island

Fort George – a smaller fort, closer to the harbor, with views over the town

St George's, Visit Grenada

St George’s

Visit Grenada – Hotels

St John's Church, St George's Inner Harbor, Visit Grenada

St John’s Church, St George’s Inner Harbor

Visit Grenada – Tour the Island

Grand Etang National Park – enjoy the views on the Lake Circle Trail and the waters of an extinct volcanic crater lake

Annandale Falls – a 30 foot cascade into a small pool

Spice Plantations – tours of cinnamon, cocoa and cloves at Dougaldston Spice Estate or Gouyave Nutmeg Station

Balthazar River – river tubing through the tropical rainforest.

View from Fort Frederick, Visit Grenada

View from Fort Frederick

Visit Grenada – Transportation

Maurice Bishop International Airport is about 5 miles from St George’s.  There are direct flights to Miami and New York.  The cruise port for Grenada is at St George’s.  Look for registered taxi drivers at the wharf who will take you to Grand Etang National Park, Fort Frederick, Annandale Falls, a spice hut and Grand Anse.  If you take a van and wait for a few other cruise ship passengers to join you, then you will pay less than half the going cruise ship rate.  There is also a water taxi from the cruise port to Grand Anse Beach.

Visit Grenada – Background

Grenada is located in the south eastern Caribbean, north of Trinidad & Tobago.  It is one of the most southerly islands in the Caribbean.  Grenada is known as the “Island of Spice” due to the predominance of nutmeg and mace crops.   The island is part of the British Commonwealth and the primary language is English.  Grenada has a volcanic origin.  It is very hilly with lots of rainforests.   The island is well known in recent history for the US Invasion in 1983, which put an end to Cuban influence there.  Locals still praise Ronald Regan for saving their country.  Grenada is 21 miles long and 12 miles wide. with a permanent population of about 110,000.   St George’s and the capital and the cruise port for Grenada.

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