Known to many as the 'Spice Island' the beautiful island of Grenada has cool Caribbean charm.
Known to many as the 'Spice Island',
Grenada is as beautiful as it is relaxed. Another one of the
largely undiscovered Caribbean Islands means Grenada's beaches are
quiet and the locals are friendly and welcoming. Experience amazing
wildlife in a stunning rainforest interior, discover numerous
waterfalls, or try your hand at a spot of diving and sailing -
Grenada has it all and more but ssshhhh don't tell everyone!
In the know
Grenada's capital, St George, is known as the prettiest city in
the Caribbean due to its horseshoeshaped harbour with 18th century
architecture. Surrounded by candy pastel coloured buildings, it is
rich in English, French and West Indian history.
- Quiet beaches
- Ideal for diving
Essential information about Grenada
Flight time from the UK (London) Approximately
Arrival Airport Maurice Bishop International
Entry details (for British passport
A visa is not required for visits up to 3 months. Passports need
at least 6 months validity from your entry date. Before you depart,
check the latest travel advice at www.fco.gov.uk.
Time difference GMT -4 hours.
Currency Eastern Caribbean Dollar.
Make the most of your time in Grenada
• Grenada comes alive on Saturday for market day, fresh local
produce and the scent of spices fills the air
• Grand Anse Beach is sheltered on the western side of the island
and is the perfect place to relax, unwind and let the world go
• Sailing is big in Grenada and in March it plays host to an
annual three day Round-The-Island Race - there are activities for
all the family
• For the more active, partake in an island tour, incorporating a
visit to Fort George, Annandale Waterfalls, working Spice and Run
Estates and the Grand Etang Forest
• For cricket lovers, there are test matches throughout the year
but in October it hosts the Grenada Classic Cricket Festival
The climate in Grenada
One thing you
can count on with a Caribbean holiday is beautiful weather. All
year round the Caribbean offers you days of sunshine and warm
temperatures - the ideal sunbathing climate.
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