Grenada is one of the lesser developed islands of the Caribbean, where you can hike through protected forests in the mountains and swim through marine protected areas in the ocean. Brightsun Travel offers great value holidays to Grenada in the best resorts along the island’s breath-taking turquoise coast, where you can watch the sunset over some iconic Caribbean scenery. And when you are ready to tear yourself away from the island’s inviting beaches, there is much more to discover…
Grenada is famous for its spice plantations including nutmeg and cocoa, and what better way to start your journey away from the beach with some chocolate tasting at the Belmont Estate? This spice and cocoa plantation dates back hundreds of years. Continue into the lush green hills and you will find breath-taking pockets of protected wild rainforest that agriculture hasn't reached, where steep mountains protect Grenada’s raw natural beauty.
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Morne Rouge Bay, Locally Known As BBC Beach, Saint George's, Grenada
Old Mill Road True Blue Bay, St George's, Grenada
Lance Aux Epines, St.Georges, Grenada
The Lime, Grenada
Grand Anse Main Rd, St. George's, Grenada
Grenada Currency: You’ll be spending Eastern Caribbean Dollars, though USD is also widely used.
Grenada Language: The official language of Grenada is English.
Local Time in Grenada: Four hours behind GMT.
Flight Time from the UK: there are no direct flights to Grenada from the UK, but many airlines offer connecting flights, and timings vary depending on where you connect from.
Tourist Information: Visit the official Grenada tourist information site for lots of helpful information regarding upcoming events, where to go, what to do, and how to get around.
Health/Travel Restrictions: To travel to Grenada, British citizens need a valid passport. A travel visa is not required. For up-to-date travel advice and health recommendations visit the government’s travel advice for Grenada.
A: Grenada is one of the smaller Caribbean islands; its area only totals to approx. 133 square miles.
A: We would recommend visiting Grenada between Mid-December and Mid-April, as this season sees plenty of warm sunshine – perfect for a winter sun break. This is a popular time to visit Grenada, so you’ll find that the island is bustling with events and festivities.
A: Grenada is best known for its spices, hence its nickname of the Spice Island. There’s endless supplies of clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice in Grenada.
A: Grenada is an island situated in the Eastern Caribbean, north of Venezuela and south of the Windward Islands. Grenada’s neighbouring islands include Trinidad and Tobago to the south, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the north.
St George’s, the Grenada capital is the ideal place to immerse yourself in culture and step back in time. The city’s town centre is home to key landmarks such as Fort George, dating back to the 18th century, and Fort Matthew, a former battleground and asylum that you can climb to and enjoy panoramic views of the city. Then there’s the Grenada national museum which allows an enlightening insight into Grenada’s history with exhibits and more.
The Carenage waterfront promenade is worth a scenic stroll; this bustling hotspot is filled with fishing boats and is lined with bars, cafes, restaurants, and shopping centres. Beautiful Georgian-style buildings can be admired here which overlook the water. A trip to Grenada is incomplete without browsing the colourful Market Square of St George’s where you can witness local sellers and their fine, fresh produce such as fruit, vegetables, and spices.
Grenada has a tropical Caribbean climate with hot weather all year round and averages of around 30 degrees Celsius. The weather is slightly cooler during the island’s dry season which falls between December and April, and it’s more humid during the rainy season between June and November. There are often trade winds that blow into Grenada, reducing how hot it feels.
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