Affectionately known as the 'Spice Island of the Caribbean', the fragrant scents of nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and giner surround you on Grenada, with the promise of delicious cuisine. The often deserted palm-fringed beaches are perfect for relaxation, but with lush rainforests, spice plantations, lakes and the prettiest of harbours at St George's we recommend you get out and about and explore the diversity of this wonderfully laid back holiday destination. Whether dancing to calypso bands on the beach or swimming under romantic waterfalls in unspoilt rainforest, you'll find Grenada is as surprising as it is beautiful.
Saturday Market - Shopping for souvenirs and spices in the vibrant Saturday market in St George's is a must. Experience a typical Grenadian 'Market Morning', meet the people and get a real feel for the island's culture.
Seven Sisters Falls - Take a rewarding hike to the Seven Sisters Falls, set high in the Grenada's Central Mountain Range. The trails take you through beautiful rainforest scenery where you'll see plenitful bird life, and you may even spot an occasional monkey. The hike is well worth the effort as you will get to enjoy a refreshing swim in the natural pools at the base of the falls.
Take the Hydrofoil to Carriacou - Many people won't know that 2 smaller islands (Carriacou and Petit Martinique) near Grenada make up this spicy trio. Take a trip pver to beautiful Carriacou and enjoy some snorkellinf off Paradise Beach and lunch in the local restuarant.
Dining out- Rhodes Restuarant at the Calabash is excellant, or try the Aquarium Beach Club, especially for it's lobster barbeque on Sundays.
Dive the Bianca C - Grenada is the wreck diving capital of the Caribbean and the Bianca C is the largest diveable shipwreck in the region. Known as the 'Titanic of the Caribbean' due to her sheer size and presence, this enormous cruise liner sank in 1961 and sits in 50 metres of water.
Flights to Grenada are with British Airways via Antigua or Saint Lucia, or with Virgin Atlantic via Tobago in both directions. Total journey time is approx 10 hrs 30 mins
British Airways twice weekly from Gatwick
Virgin Atlantic twice weekly from Gatwick