Part of the Windward Island chain in the Caribbean, Grenada is the southerly point on the map covering an area of 220 square kilometres. Aside from the main island which gave the region its name, there are two tiny bordering islands that form part Grenada; Carriacou and Petit Martinique.
Over the last 30 years, Grenada got some bad press because of hurricanes and an American invasion in the ’80s, but as a sign of the local resilience, the island didn’t take its setbacks lying down and subsequently reinvented itself to be the next tropical paradise. Its elliptical shape hides lush rainforests and beaches that have been underrated in the past.
Grenada boasts the first underwater sculpture park in the Caribbean and has some of the most breathtaking dive sites. As one of the world’s sole producers of Nutmeg, guests can enjoy meals, massages and delicacies made of the byproducts of this well-known spice and many other spices. Winner for many years of the Chelsea Flower Show in the United Kingdom, the island boasts some of the most exotic flora and fauna. Rum Factory tours are popular to experience the authentic distilling of our unique rums.
Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar
Average Flying Time: 10 hours
Time zone: GMT – 4
Spoken Language(s): English
Top Five Attractions
St George’s Spice Market
Grand Anse Beach
Underwater Sculpture Park, Molinere Bay
Grand Etang National Park
Carriacou, Grenada’s sister island with West African influences