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Posted 16 Oct, 2014 | 80 Comments
Posted in: Grenada, Newsletter 2, Travel Blogs

Grenada is a true jewel in the Caribbean and there are plenty of things to do in Grenada, but there isn’t a lot of information online about this tiny island nation. We lived on the island for nearly 2 years, so we know lots of things to do in Grenada and this blog has more information than any other online today.

Located just far enough south to avoid the tourism masses that the northern islands see, yet it’s still easy enough to get here on a cruise ship or a direct flight from North America. There are so many things to do in Grenada, you could spend a year and never be bored!

After living in Grenada for a total of 1.5 years, here is my list of 61 awesome things to do in Grenada.

**Note: These are in no particular order and the Parishes are listed in brackets

1. Try “Doubles” (St. George)

Doubles are a delicious breakfast found in the southern Caribbean and while they’re originally from Trinidad, they’re so delicious that they make our list of things to do in Grenada.

A sweet and spicy chickpea curry is wrapped inside of a soft bara bread. Latta makes the best ones on the island, and you can find her serving doubles out of the back of her orange van on Wall Street in Grand Anse.

2. Grand Etang National Park (St. Andrews)

This beautiful, lush park is set high in the mountains of Grenada. At 1,900ft, this is the perfect spot to escape the heat and enjoy nature. With waterfalls, a lake and endless walking trails, Grand Etang is a place you could return to again and again. Visiting this National Park is one of the top things to do in Grenada for sure.

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3. La Sagesse Beach (St. David)

A stunning cove with soft sand, clear waters and lined with palm trees. This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Grenada. You can walk the length of the beach and then cross through the trees at the end to reach the next secluded bay.

READ MORE: A Travel Guide to The Best Beaches in Grenada

4. Sunsets at La Luna (St. George)

There are many places to enjoy the golden sunset with a glass of wine in hand, but the best spot has to be at the gorgeous La Luna Hotel. Going for a swim, lounging on beach chairs and enjoying the sunset with a drink is one of the best things to do in Grenada. You can come here for a drink at the beautiful open-air bar even if you’re not a hotel guest.

Sunset at Laluna is a real secret on the island! Even the locals don’t know about the half price drinks, so you won’t likely find this on any other list of things to do in Grenada.

☞ In our opinion, The Laluna Hotel is the most beautiful hotel on the whole island! Click here to see the latest prices on Booking.com.

5. Sailing (St. George)

Getting out on the water is a must when visiting an island! Sailing up the and down the Caribbean coastline aboard a catamaran is a magical experience. Check out Footloose Tours for a great day (or multiple days) of sailing.

Things to do in Grenada Sailing around Grenada

6. Friday Night BBQ’s in Grenada (Island Wide)

Every Friday night, local vendors set up their BBQs on the street and serve up some delicious pork and chicken. Check out Rosanne’s BBQ near Red Gate (St. David) it’s the best BBQ on the island!

7. Dodgy Dock (True Blue, St. George)

This awesome marina-side restaurant and bar is a nice place to meet up with friends for an afternoon beer or dinner. The views of the water and sailboats are lovely. Plus, you can also stay here at the True Blue Bay Resort. Click here to see the latest prices, and photos, on Booking.com.

8. Hashing: One of The Most Unique Things To Do in Grenada (Island Wide)

The Hash House Harriers are a social running/walking group that meet every Saturday. Someone sets up a trail around the island (usually about 2 hours long) and the runners/walkers follow piles of shredded paper until they reach the finish line. The starting and finishing point is typically at a rum shack! It’s a lot of fun, and a very unique thing to do in Grenada.

Check out our article: On! On! The Art of Hashing in Grenada

Fun Note: Hashing is one of the best things to do in Grenada because you can become a part of a pretty cool community with loads of expats, students and tourists on the island.

9. Scuba Diving

The diving around Grenada is stunning. This island isn’t really known for being a diving destination, but with the first Underwater Sculptures in the world, shipwrecks and coral that has been virtually untouched, it really should be more popular. Check out Dive Grenada, a great dive shop on the island.

Don’t miss this article and video: Under The Caribbean Sea With Dive Grenada

things to do in grenada diving

10. Whisper Cove Marina (St. David)

If you’re looking for something to do in Grenada on Sunday afternoons, look no further! For only $10 USD you can enjoy a steak lunch with french fries, salad, and a cold beer!

11. Hog Island (St. David)

This gorgeous island is just a 10 minute boat ride from Whisper Cove Marina, or you can drive the bumpy road from Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary, and then walk across the bridge. Hog Island has a great trail for hiking, a nice (shallow beach), and wonderful views.

12. Roger’s Bar (Hog Island)

There’s a little ramshackle bar located on Hog Island and every Sunday, Roger puts on a lunch BBQ consisting of chicken or fish, green salad, macaroni salad and potato salad. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a beer while swimming in the stunning water.

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13. St. George’s Carenage (St. George)

St. George’s is a very colourful capital city! Walking along the carenage while enjoying the views of the water, the buildings and the boats coming and going makes for a great afternoon.

14. Fort George (St. George)

This fort was built in 1705 by the French and is located to the west of the harbour. The views from atop the fort looking down on St. George’s are fabulous. An entrance fee of $5EC is payable when you enter the fort.

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15. Volunteer at the GSPCA (St. George’s)

Do some good during your holiday and spend a couple of hours helping the sweet dogs and cats at the GSPCA. You can stop by for a visit to give the animals some love, spend an hour or so taking a dog for a walk, or, if you don’t have the time, you could always donate some cash to this non-profit company. Be warned, the fur babies are so cute you’ll want to take one home with you!

While looking for things to do in Grenada, consider activities that give back to the local communities. The GSPCA helps provide affordable animal care to locals through donations and volunteer work.

16. Belmont Estate (St. Patrick)

This gorgeous 17th century plantation is a great place to go to learn about cocoa processing. You can also visit gardens, the goat dairy farm and enjoy a delicious Grenadian lunch. To go on a tour of the plantation and learn about cocoa, the cost is only 13EC ($4.80) /person, which includes tasting some delicious chocolate at the end!

17. Morne Gazo Forest Reserve (St. David)

Not many people know about this gem and you most likely won’t see anyone on the trail, ever. Located in St. David’s Parish, near Perdmontemps, there are numerous hiking trails here with views out to the sea.

18. River Antoine Rum Distillery (St. Patrick)

It’s a known fact that rum is the drink of choice throughout the Caribbean. The River Antoine Rum Distillery’s processes have changed very little since the 1800’s. This is the oldest functioning water-propelled distillery not only in Grenada, but in the whole Caribbean. Tours here are $5EC ($1.85) and you get a tasting at the end. Bottom’s up!

what to do in grenada rum distillery

19. Prickly Bay Marina (L’anse aux Epines, St. George)

This is where lots of sailors and yachties hangout. The vibe here is good, the pizzas are delicious (1/2 price on Monday and 2-for-1 on Saturday) and happy hour runs from 5:00 – 6:00pm. The sunsets over the marina here are nice as well.

20. Try Oil Down – Grenada’s National Dish (Island wide)

This one-pot dish is actually very complex and time consuming to make. The ingredients are coconut, saffron, callaloo, chicken, crab, dumplings, breadfruit (and more). We’ve only seen it made at friend’s houses, or at get-togethers, so if you want to sample a taste of Grenada, ask at your hotel where you can try it!

While we’ve listed oil down as one of the things to do in Grenada, it’s actually quite hard to find because it’s so difficult to prepare that most restaurants won’t feature it on their menu. To maximize your chance of trying this delicious dish, come around Carnival time when there’s an oil down on every street corner.

 

Where to Stay in Grenada


There are some beautiful accommodation options in Grenada, on many different parts of the island. Here are some of our top choices:

Click here to see more properties available in Grenada on Booking.com

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19. Sunset Sailing (St. George’s)

For an amazing afternoon of sailing (or multi-day trips), check out Savvy. They sail on a traditional sloop boat and offer fun times on the sea. You’ll sail up the west coast, do some swimming, some drinking and of course, enjoy the company of Danny and Walter – a great crew 🙂 Click here to read about our experience aboard the Savvy, it is definitely one of our favourite things to do in Grenada.

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20. Levera Beach (St. Patrick)

Located at the very northern tip of the island, the beach here is lovely and is a great spot for a picnic. Leatherback turtles start nesting here in March and the hatchlings head out to the water by July. You need to come here in the evening in order to see the turtles. (be mindful of swimming here as currents are very strong)

21. Carib’s Leap (St. Patrick)

Located in the town of Sateurs, this is a very historical spot in Grenada. In 1651, rather than face domination by the French invasion, the native Caribs leaped to their death off of this cliff.

22. Royal Mt. Carmel Waterfalls (St. Andrew)

Located just 3 km south of Grenville, these are the tallest waterfalls in Grenada. After an easy 20 – 30 minute walk you’ll arrive at the falls. A great place for a picnic and a swim.

23. Grand Anse Beach: One Of The Best Things To Do in Grenada! (St. George)

This is the largest beach in Grenada, and arguably the most beautiful. The sand is soft and white and the waters are clear and calm. This is the most popular beach in Grenada, yet it’s practically empty. You can go diving, swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, or just chill out on the sand with a book in hand. It’s also a good spot to watch the sun set.

Where to Stay on Grand Anse Beach


If you are looking to stay on this stunning beach during your trip to Grenada, check out these top recommended beach hotels:

  • Blue Horizons Garden Resort – “Fabulous” rating, 8.6 / 10. Including outdoor pool, 3 minute walk to the beach, onsite restaurant, and birding in the garden (27 species of birds) & more. Click here for the latest price on Booking.com.

24. Umbrella’s Beach Bar (Grand Anse Beach, St. George)

Located on Grand Anse Beach, this is a popular spot for locals, students, tourists and expats. The food is good and it’s a casual place to head in for a drink. Try the Umbrella Burger! Fridays and Saturdays they have live music from 7:00 – 9:00 and on Sundays from 5:30 – 7:30pm.

25. Morne Rouge Beach (St. George)

Located one bay over from Grand Anse Beach on the south end, this is a gorgeous cove. The waters here are very calm and perfectly clear. This beach is much quieter than Grand Anse, and is one of the best beaches in Grenada.

26. Fort Frederick (St. George)

Built by the French, this fort is a great place to come for views of St. George’s and the Caribbean Sea. It’s right next to Fort Mathew (below) and they both make our list of things to do in Grenada because they both have great views over the nation’s capital, St.George.

27. Fort Mathew Bar (St. George)

Just adjacent to Fort Frederick, this was once an insane asylum! Interested in drinking cold beer inside tunnels with rum barrels used as tables? Check out this unique bar.

28. Petit Bacolet Beach (St. David)

There’s no development on this black sand beach whatsoever, and in order to get here, you have to hike from Grenada Marine restaurant and bar.

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29. Annandale Falls (St. George)

Located just 15 minutes from St. George’s, these are the easiest falls to visit on the island. The 15 meter high waterfall is beautiful and a great spot for a swim. This is one of the most popular things to do in Grenada, so you’ll likely see lots of people (locals and tourists) at this refreshing hot spot.

30. Laura’s Spice Garden (St. David)

Grenada is known as the Island of Spice and a trip here wouldn’t be complete without learning about the nutmeg and other spices this island is famous for. The tour here is about 20 minutes and the guide will explain every use for each herb and plant on the property (if you’re lucky, she’ll smile). There’s a $5EC ($1.85) entrance fee.

31. Ronda’s Ice Cream (St. David)

This small, side of the road ice cream shop is delicious! The ice cream is locally made with some flavours being imported from Trinidad. Make sure to try the cookies n’ cream! Located on your righthand side when driving to La Sagesse Beach, if you’re coming from the south.

32. Levera National Park & Bathway Beach (St. Patrick)

A lovely area at the very northern reaches of the island. Walk around the lagoon, or enjoy the bird-watching. Bathway Beach is a great place to enjoy the afternoon as well, just be aware of strong surf here. A trip “up island” may seem like a long way to go, but it’s worth the drive and is one of the best things to do in Grenada.

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33. Dragon Bay (St. George)

This local beach is a nice spot to enjoy a picnic and do some snorkelling. Here you’ll rarely see another tourist, it’s a great spot to get to know the locals.

34. Fish Friday in Gouyave (St. John)

An open-air event held each Friday. All sorts of fresh, local seafood is available and sold at little vendors. This is a very local event filled with good food, music and dancing in the street. It starts around 6:00pm and ends around 1:00am. This is one of the most popular things to do in Grenada.

35. St. David’s Point (St. David)

This is the point in between Bacolet Bay and Petit Bacolet Bay. The views here out to the sea and back to land are beautiful. Locals come here during holiday time to fly kites and have picnics.

36. Cycle Tour (St. George)

Mocha Spoke is a cool company here on the island offering cycle trips around Grenada. The guides are professional and the bikes are top-notch. Mocha Spoke is also an open air cafe, serving up waffles, paninis, and of course, coffee!

37. Carnival (St. George)

Carnival in Grenada is held every year in early August. Music competitions, costume competitions, dance competitions and parades happen all over the island. It’s a bright, colourful, crazy festival! Don’t miss J’ouvert and Pretty Mas! If you’re looking for things to do in Grenada, this celebration is our top choice.

In our opinion this is one of the absolute best things to do in Grenada and if you can make it for Carnival, you’re in luck!

38. Kayak Tour (St. David)

Conservation Kayak is the company to go with if you want to do a kayak tour. They leave from Whisper Cove Marina after a good 30 minute or so briefing. Tours vary, but most paddle out near Hog Island.

39. Deep Sea Fishing (Leave from St. George)

Grenada has some excellent fishing opportunities. Sailfish, marlin, tuna and barracuda are just some of the many fish you could hook into! Check out the Billfish Tournament which takes place each year in January and contact Gary, the owner of the beautiful Yes Aye, for some great fishing day trips.

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40. Concord Falls (St. John)

There are actually three waterfalls here. The first is easily reached, while the other two require a bit of a hike through gorgeous scenery. It’s about 45 minutes to the second fall. This is a great place to spend the day, pack a picnic!

41. Mt. Moritz Breakfast (St. George)

This breakfast is held on the last Sunday of each month. Many local foods are on offer and there’s music as well. It’s a well attended event and there’s lots of seating and parking.

42. Saturday Morning Market (St. George)

If you’re looking for some fresh fruits and veggies, this is the place to come on Saturdays! Located right in the center of St. George’s, just one street back from the fish market.

what to do in grenada vegetable market

43. Mount. St. Catherine (St. Mark)

At 840m (2,760ft), this is the highest point on the island. Mt. St. Catherine is actually a stratovolcano, and the youngest of the 5 volcanoes that Grenada is comprised of. You can hike up to the top, but you’ll need to take a guide. Tours are available out of Victoria, or you could arrange it in St. George’s.

44. Magazine Beach (St. George)

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Grenada. You’ll be sharing the beach with the guests of the Rex Grenadian hotel and Maca Bana Villas, but it’s still pretty quiet. At the southern end of the beach is Aquarium Restaurant which has an awesome Sunday BBQ, or bring your own food and drinks to the beach. You can snorkel here as well if you have your own gear.

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Where to Stay on Magazine Beach


There are only two options for hotels on this lovely beach:

45. Lake Antoine (St. Patrick)

This shallow crater lake is a great place for bird watching. There’s a trail that circles it as well.

46. Spice Basket (St. George)

This is a bar, restaurant, museum and theatre. Here you’ll see traditional dress, dance and music. You can also enjoy local foods, chocolate and rum. They have different events going on throughout the week. Make sure you tick this one of your list of things to do in Grenada if you can.

47. Fish Market (St. George)

A great place to find fresh fish! Snapper, barracuda, mahi-mahi and more are on offer. Prices are about $8EC ($3) / pound. Even if you’re not interested in purchasing anything, it’s an interesting and bustling place to visit.

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48. Black Bay Beach with Amerindian markings (St. John)

About a 20 minute hike from Concord off the main road is this secluded beach. There’s also a cave here with Amerindian markings inside.

49. Dougaldston Spice Estate (St. John)

Learn about various spices while on tour at this 600 acre nutmeg plantation. This is a non-working spice factory now, but you can still visit to see the old buildings and machinery and get a glimpse of what a working plantation might have been like in its hey-day.

50. St. George’s Anglican Church (St. George)

This church was built in 1825, but suffered during Hurricane Ivan. This church has no roof, but a bell, clock tower, some stained glass and tiled flooring remains.

51. National Museum (St. George)

This building has been a lot of things in the past – French Barracks, a prison, two different hotels and a warehouse. In 1976 the museum was established. The sections here are: Slavery, First Inhabitants, Plantation Economy, Whaling & Fishing Archaeology, and Early Transport & Technology. You’ll also find Carib and Arawak artifacts here. For history buffs, this is one of the things to do in Grenada that you won’t want to miss.

52. Drive Around the Island

This is a must do when in Grenada. You’ll probably get lost a couple of times as there aren’t many road signs, but just pull over and ask someone where you’d like to go! Get a good map, bring a picnic and enjoy the day. We recommend having a picnic up near Bathway Beach. Car rentals cost around $25 – $35 / day, but once you have a car it’s easy to tick many items of your list of things to do in Grenada.

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53. Creole Shack Restaurant (St. George)

Just down the street from the Fish Market, this restaurant serves up local, buffet style food. The cost of the meal is based on weight. There’s a bar here, lots of seating, both inside and out. The food is really good and the cost is not too bad either.

54. Blowhole at Fort Jeudy (St. David)

This massive blowhole doesn’t actually “blow”. It’s too big and the water is never rough enough to force its way through the massive opening. The points around the hole and the rest of Fort Jeudy area are beautiful for hiking.

55. Le Phare Bleu (St. David)

The actual Le Phare Bleu is a marina, restaurant and boutique hotel. The surrounding area is residential and is a great place for walking. Try to find your way down to one of the little beaches!

Click Here to learn more about the Le Phare Bleu Hotel, and see the latest price on Booking.com

56. Golfing at Grenada Golf & Country Club (Grand Anse/St. George)

You can play 9 holes ($20USD) or 18 holes ($30USD) here. The cost of a caddy and club rental is on top of the initial cost. The views of the Caribbean Sea from the greens are stunning.

57. Visit Carriacou & Petit Martinique

The island country of Grenada actually consists 6 smaller islands, as well as the largest island, Grenada. Carriacou and Petite Martinique are really the only other two islands you’ll hear about. You can take the Osprey Ferry to visit these islands (about a 2 hour journey from Grenada to Carriacou), or you can fly with SVG Air, or you can take a sailboat for a journey up the Grenadine chain with Savvy.

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58. Mango Bay Restaurant (St. John)

Grenada’s only vegetarian restaurant! From Friday to Sunday it is open to the public, during the week, the restaurant is only open to guests of the hotel. The pizza, soup and desserts here are fantastic, filling and healthy. An appetizer, main, dessert and a (non-alcoholic) drink costs $40EC ($15) / person. Call ahead to reserve.

☞ If you’re looking for a quieter place to stay in Grenada, Mango Bay Cottage Resort is a great spot. It offers excellent views of the sea, cute cottages, delicious food and a peaceful atmosphere. It’s rated “Fabulous”, 8.6/10. Click here to see the latest price on Booking.com.

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59. Eat Roti (anywhere)

Roti is a famous local dish that is made of wheat bread folded around a delicious spicy chicken curry. It’s so good that we named it a Must Try Meals From Around The Globe! We know we’ve included quite a bit of food on this list of things to do in Grenada, but we love food and if you know where to look, you can find some delicious local food on the island.

60. Steel Pan Music in Grenada

Listening to steel pan bands while in Grenada is a must. The sound is incredible, the vibe is great and the music will make you want to dance. You can find the music at Prickly Bay on certain nights, during Carnival and at the Spice Basket as well.

61. Cloud 9 Restaurant and Bar

This is a very chilled out, affordable place to eat. There’s an outdoor pool which is very refreshing during a hot day. The bar food here is delicious (wraps, burgers, fries, salads, etc.) This is a popular student hangout and they even allow dogs at the restaurant!

Grenada is one of the most jam-packed islands (or countries) that we’ve ever come across. For such a small nation, it really does pack a lot of punch. There are many more things to do in Grenada that I could add to this list, but I don’t want to give away all of our secrets!

Your Turn! Have you ever been to Grenada? Do you know more things to do in Grenada? Anything you don’t think belongs on here? Share below!

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Dariece is a co-founder of Goats On The Road, and together with her best friend, travel partner and love of her life, Nick, she’s been travelling the world since 2008…experiencing some of the least visited corners of our planet. She loves meeting new people and learning about the unique cultures of our world. Her advice has been featured on the Lonely Planet, CNN Money, Business Insider and Forbes.

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80 thoughts on “61 Awesome Things to Do in Grenada!

  1. Come visit the “Galley” beach bar/restuarant at the Grenada Marine boatyard in Corinth ST. David’s (St.David’s Harbour). Very nice article ,wish we were in it.

    Jason

  2. Please add to the list,
    Take in some local art– Art and Soul Gallery at Spiceland Mall. Made in Grenada, sophisticated contemporary art. Paintings, ceramics, sculpture, glass, –great reminders of your fantastic time in Grenada.

  3. I enjoyed ready about all the lovely and wonderful places to visit and to go and eat at. Makes me want to be there right now to enjoy all that there is there. I am definitely going to put Grenada of my list of must see places. Thanks for all the good info guys!

  4. Hey Jason!
    Thanks for your comment 🙂 I hope we have time to get down to the Galley bar and restaurant before we leave Grenada, we’re here until the 7th of November.

    Cheers!

  5. Hey Penny!

    Honestly, we did so much more, saw so much more and ate at so many more places than I listed here!! Grenada truly is jam-packed, we love this little island of Spice and it’ll be really sad to say goodbye 🙁

    Thank you for your comment. Cheers from Grenada!

  6. I don’t know if you became familiar with Caribbean soca during your time in Grenada, but do you know the song Truck On D Road by Bunji Garlin? All day I’ve been singing the chorus of “goat on d road” in my head since coming across your blog!

  7. Impressive list! Expanding on the Live Music mention, we have some of the best musicians and vocalists anywhere. Check out these amazing young women and go hear them sing whenever you have the opportunity: Sabrina and the Navigators, Tammy Baldeo, Christel LaGuerre, Jenny Jeremiah, Sonkia McKie, and Zeleka Peters. Each one of them is WOW! Barracuda is a versatile guitarist/vocalist, and Cecil Bartholomew is a refined guitarist who heads a strings group called Quiet Fire. My fav venues are Le Phar Bleu, Umbrellas, Prickly Bay, and Spice Basket.

  8. Awesome Beth! We too love hearing the live music in Grenada, such talent! Baraccuda is awesome and so it Tammy! La Phar Bleu, Umbrellas and Prickly Bay are great venues 🙂 Thanks for sharing, we miss the great music of Grenada.

  9. Horse and donkey riding in Clabony mountain St. Andrews. Enjoy mountain views at the restaurant; visit the animals at the petting zoo; reach back in time with Arawak museum display; try out a yoga class; bathe in the hot sulphur spring and fly 100 feet down the new zip wire!

  10. Hi June,

    Thanks for the great additions to the list. The only one I’m not all that keen on is the petting zoo – as I don’t like zoos of any sort! But the other items sound great.

    Cheers 🙂

  11. Why are you afraid of walking along the Carenage? It’s such a beautiful area and a nice spot to go for lunch or for a drink. We haven’t been there at night (except during Carnival), but we’ve never had any issues there.

    Check it out 🙂

  12. I’m headed to Grenada pretty soon for a few weeks and I’ve been searching the entire Internet for “local” things to do. Most articles suggested many tourist activities but none was so thorough with regular “hanging out” suggestions. Thank you so much!

    You guys should consider visiting Guyana and doing an article like this for us 🙂

  13. Other than being the most amazing island other than Carriacou in the Caribbean a hike with Telford is a must when you are on the island!

  14. Hi Dariece,
    You have been mentioned in one of Ryan Biddulph’s (Blog from Paradise) posts and I thought I’d give a glance at your blog.
    And I can say, I got a lovely surprise, I love your blogging style.
    Like Ryan, it seems you have not visited my country yet, Seychelles , have you?
    I am blogging in french, but you can check out my blog.
    And if ever you decide to go that way, and need help, knock, I’ll gladly help you organise your trip there.

    Have a great time in Guatemala!

    Brigitte

  15. Hi Brigitte!

    Thanks for stopping by. We’re big fans of Ryan as well 🙂 You’re right, we haven’t been to the Seychelles, yet – but we would love to! Thank you for the offer as well to help us out when we decide to go.

    Cheers!

  16. You might want to add, the West Indian Brewery in Lance au Pine, and Nimrod’s Rum shop which is a very vibrant local bar serving good and cheap food and the Full Moon beach party in Benji Bay Woburn. Glad you mention Fort Mattew as I have been trying to locate the cellar bar. Thanks for a great list.

  17. Hi Guys,

    I’m heading to Grenada in a couple of months and have been looking for things to do! This list is great, and has filled me with loads of great ideas of what to do when there.

    Cheers 🙂

  18. wow great list. would love to added to it and so sad you didn’t come out with us when you w5here. Gren4Seafaris Powerboat Adventure is the non water tour in Grenada and we have recently been awarded the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Certificate (only tour to get this in Grenada ). check out or Web and Facebook and reviews and if you think us worthy do please add us.

  19. Don’t for get Coconuts on Grand Anse beach. Great food and live music every Sunday afternoon. Also Grenada Yacht Club, best view for a sunset. Enjoy your sundowner on their verandah.

  20. Check out our brand new place, Brothers Bar and Grill, at Brothers Estate on the Clozier Road outside of Gouyave. Located on an 8 acre working farm overlooking a river, it features wonderful local food, music, and eco-cabins. Enjoy the beautiful drive and lime!! “Where d street meet d elite”
    Thanksgiving Party, Nov 25 – dinner, dancing and drinks!!
    Every WEDS – Golden Oldies Party
    Every SAT night – Local Food
    Every SUN – Breakfast from 7:00 am

  21. my husband and i are bringing our daughters (12 and 17) to Grenada next month for 10 days. we don’t have loads of time sadly, but what MUST we do? my husband will be SCUBA diving some days and I’ll be snorkeling, but we are open to all suggestions! thank you.

  22. Opps, got my Thanksgiving holidays mixed up! The next party at Brothers for Grenada’s Thanksgiving is this Sunday, Oct 25 not Nov 25. Thanks!

  23. 1. Arrange a round-the-island tour, and have lunch at Belmont Estate (mentioned)- Must sees: Bathway/Levera beach and lake, stop at Petit Anse Hotel, Mt Rodney for a drink and a lovely view of the Grenadines
    2. Take a short hike off the popular trails- see Cross Falls/the falls at Mt Horne/sulphur pond at Claboney (designate swim suit for that)
    3. River tubing
    4. Kayaking with Conservation Kayak
    5. If you cannot make Fish Friday at Gouyave, go to D Fish Hook at Tempe, St. George’s on Friday evening for the best grilled fish on island, served with choices of cou-cou chips – only place served, regular fries, or breadfruit chips or garlic, bread, available from mid to late afternoon
    6. Pizza for kids/other meals at Port Louis Marina in lovely waterside environment (live band Saturday evenings)

  24. Hi Meg, my kids grew up on island, and some of their fav places are: La Sagesse Natural Centre – nice restaurant, calm water, rent boogie boards, kayaks or lounge chairs. There’s a fresh water estuary and a little known black sand beach that’s a nice, safe walk through the mangroves to the other side. Easy to spend all day here! Concord Falls (just south of Gouyave) – drive-up access, beautiful falls, possibly the best rum punch on island (that’s saying a lot) and additional falls to hike to. Seven Sisters – a stunning hike, slightly strenuous but not that long (30-45 min) through gorgeous lush farmlands, rainforest and bamboo stands, with a double falls and large swimming holes at the end. Straight out of the movies. As Karen mentioned, Balthazar river tubing is wonderful – my daughter chose this as her 22nd birthday family outing on a recent visit back. Sisters is on the way so you can hit them both. So many choices! If you’re in Grand Anse and just want to watch the sunset after dinner, head up to Quarantine Point for panoramic views. Best of luck and and have a ton of fun!

  25. Hi there. Thanks so much for such a comprehensive list! We are heading there in February and will have this on-hand. Any suggestions for places to stay somewhere besides near St. George’s/Grand Anse? We are going to stay there part of the time but want to mix it up a bit. Thanks so much!

  26. Hi guys,

    Glad that the list was useful 🙂

    You could stay near the north of the island around Laveera Beach, at Petit Anse? Or, you could stay on La Sagesse at the hotel there. Just be aware that there aren’t large grocery stores outside of Grand Anse / St. George’s area, and that the swimming isn’t as good either (it’s good at La Sagesse though). The beaches are still lovely up north and on the east coast, but not ideal for swims.

    I hope this helps!

  27. HUM… I wonder what’s so interesting about that place?… I bet there must be something good. .:)

  28. Hi!

    We’re visiting Grenda for 6 days and your blog and videos have been so awesome! We cannot find the Morne Gazo trailhead, or how to access the sand pools for the life of us. Any tips? Thx!!!

  29. Be sure to sample our local dish Oildown. You can also go cycling with the Grenada Cycling Federation, they can be found on Facebook.

    Love this Blog, keep it alive!

  30. Goats,

    Thanks for the “61 Things to do in Greanada”. It’s been a great guide for our stay in Grenada. We checked out well over half the list and have enjoyed every minute in this beautiful country. Already looking forward to a return trip. Great job Goats.

    Joe and Gina

  31. Too many to choose from! We arrived on the island in time for the Full Moon Party, which was a great introduction to the country. Spent an amazing day at Roger’s on Hog Island. We stayed at a great spot, SeaBreeze Hotel, just across the street from the Grand Anse Spice Market. So, daily cocktails at Esther’s Bar for sunset brought a new highlight every afternoon. Seeing an entire community come together every week for Fish Friday show what this island and these people are all about.

  32. Hi Guys;

    Sorry we missed each other on your return trip to Grenada. Great article with lots of fabulous information. Things I would add – or add onto –
    1. Boot’s Cuisine – fabulous, gourmet Grenadian food. Best to call a day ahead or early in the day if you are coming for dinner, he opens by reservation. Boot’s and Ruby are delightful and the food is incredible – pre fix meal 95 EC on the main road in Woodlands
    2. Patrick’s Homestyle Restaurant – on the lagoon, a tapas style restaurant that serves between 15 and 18 tastes of traditional Grenadian food, cooked perfectly. Karen, the current owner took over after Patrick passed away a number of years ago. Excellent and inexpensive.
    3. BB’s Crabback, at the far end of the Caranage – great view, excellent food and service, it’s always hard to decide what to eat here. Ask if BB is around, he is a great host
    4. Restaurants behind Grand Anse beach in the Marquis plaza – not to be missed if you are on island for a week or more are Carib Sushi – best sushi on the island and is consistently outstanding. a little pricy but worth it and next door, La Boulangerie, a great Italian restaurant with excellent entrees and pizzas. I’m passionate about their Mari and Monte (Shrimp and mushrooms) but everything is good. Great prices – cash only. It should be noted that Porto, an Italian wine bar, Carib Sushi and La Boulangerie are all adjacent to each other and ‘cooperate” so you can get wine from one place and share dinners between the other 2 if you want. Great if you’ve got a crowd of people wanting different kinds of food.

    Adding to what others have said –
    5. Telfor Bedeau – fantastic hiking guide who can show you all the wonders of Grenada either in easy, medium or challenging hikes. Telfor is a wealth of knowledge and his hikes are great. I recommend him to everyone who visits us in Grenada for a wonderful experience. He usually hikes in the Grand Etang area, Seven Sisters fall, and Mount Catherine.
    6. Nimrod’s is a great local bar that a lot of yachty’s hang out at in Woburn. Even better, next door is his mother’s restaurant. Bernadette serves excellent lunches for a great price and if you make arrangements in advance, she will prepare a custom dinner for you. Her specialty is curried lobster – most likely you will be the only one there fore dinner which means outstanding service and good conversation if you want it. It doesn’t get any more local than this – there’s a breadfruit tree growing through the kitchen.
    7. La Sagesse beach and restaurant – Great getaway beach in St. David’s – gorgeous, gently rolling waves, extensive beach and excellent restaurant serving great local food. Been going there for 30 years and have NEVER been disappointed. A ‘Must do’ recommendation for people visiting the island

    And as you’ve said, there’s more and more to love.

  33. GREAT LIST I WAS bORN IN GRENADA ,ILEFT WHEN I WAS SEVEN I was excited to read your list and I would definitely go to most of the places on the list. Absolutely love the last

  34. Hey GOATS,

    My fiance and I just booked our honeymoon in Grenada for this coming August and all of your posts are making us so much more excited! It will be our goal to accomplish at least HALF of this amazing list of things to do!

    Thank you so much for posting!!

    Love,
    A happy traveler 🙂

  35. Hello

    What an amazing life you have. I hope you don’t mind me asking two questions. My boyfriend is part of the crew on a yacht being delivered from South Africa to Grenada. They will anchor in Hog Island. Do you perhaps know what the internet is like there? They want to go scuba diving once they are there. Would Dive Grenada be the best option?

    Thank you and enjoy adding more memories to your book of memories.

    Kind regards,

    Liesl

  36. Hi!

    Thanks for the message. Wow, what a journey your BF is on! Amazing. Hog Island is beautiful, but there is nothing on it. For internet / wi-fi, he’ll want to go to one of the nearby bars: Prickly Bay, Secret Marina and maybe Whisper Cove has it? Prickly Bay is good though, with plug-ins as well 😉

    The wifi on the island is pretty good.

    For diving, ya, definitely check out Dive Grenada! Nick always dove with them, they’re awesome! Tell Phil we sent you 🙂 Tel.: (1) 473 444 1092
    Cell: (1) 473 414 6229 or you can email: [email protected]. http://divegrenada.com/index.htm

    Cheers.

  37. Thank you for all your informative suggestions. I will be visiting my son who is attending university and I now have my checklist of things to see and do! Best wishes and safe travels to you…

  38. Live in Grenada for two years. Love your videos. Background music should be some reggae, it would give a little more flavor if the island.

  39. HEH NICK,
    Been coming to grenada since 2000 my father has a house at the far end of grand anse,near sea view apartments and well being centre,twice a year for 3 weeks,probablly been more than 30 times and seen almost everything in your video.i do the hash at every opportunity,infact I just got back,coming out for hash 1000 on 25th sept,a week long hash.there is no where else I would rather go,got to know so many grenadians who are lovely and good friend,s
    Janice at bar no.8 in the vender,s market is a real must she is real character if you can understand anything she say,s
    Ester,s bar,the polar bar next to the market in town,lovely woman.
    new bar next to umbrella,s.The English corner lovely local people and great local dishes
    Finally the WEST INDIES BREWERY COMPANY on the way down lance aux epines road . MARK AND JILL HEATH are both personal friends .this place is adefinate must
    Excellent video from yourselves,keep up the great work.

  40. Earn your degree at St. George’s University! Doctors, veterinarians, and public health professionals are one of Grenada’s most prolific exports. 🙂

  41. Soca would give it more “Grenada” flavour, but it’s hard to find royalty free music, that’s why it’s commonly generic music. Since getting to know some of the artists on the island, we used a couple of local songs. Thanks!

  42. Hi guys! We’re curious what mobile phone service you suggest for when we’re in Grenada.

    Heading there today, and we’re excited to see some of your familiar places in person! We’ll tell Spare hello for ya. 😀

  43. We spent 2 years in Grenada as kids (1980-1982) and although I was only 8 when we returned to the UK there are so many fond memories I carry to this day. I especially remember making a campfire with my Dad and Sister on Levera Beach, which was just a short distance from our home in Bathway. My wife and I have only recently become travel bloggers and we are planning to make Grenada one of our first destinations in 2018. We are signed up to a couple of house sitting sites and we are keeping our fingers crossed for Grenada opportunities.

    Super post by the way; a worthy read for anyone keen on visiting the “Spice Island”.

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