Three islands constitute this independent country, Caribbean island, Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique. This country is known for its spices and there a wide range of spices that are grown and exported from this country.
Grenada is the largest of the three, with a width of twelve miles (18 km) and a length of twenty-one miles (34 km). The total area is 133 square miles. The highest point is Mount Saint Catherine at 2,757 feet. Carriacou is much less mountainous than Grenada, with an area of 13 square miles and wonderful sandy beaches.
There is a certain charm about this island that distinguish it from other Caribbean countries. The island offers a variety of surroundings; rainforest and moisture-cloaked mountains, old plantations, and colorful seaside villages that every instagrammer would love. And then there are the beautiful beaches with 75 miles of gorgeous coastline.
Over the past couple of years, the island has been growing in popularity with many seeing it as a unique tourist destination. There are now more direct flights into the capital making it easier for people to visit.
One of the things that standout for people visiting this country is the warmth of its people. Most Grenadians are friendly and open. They also love to have fun and spending time at the beach or playing soccer or cricket are just some of the activities they do to relax.
Our 10 Must Places to visit in Grenada
1.Grand Anse Beach
Long, lovely sweep of white sand fronted by turquoise blue water and backed by hills. Grand Anse Beach is a beautiful place to relax, spend time with family and friends, and enjoy your time at the beach. The sands are comprised of thousands of tiny shells that have been swept ashore by the ebbs of the waves, giving it a natural beauty few can rival.
2.Black Bay Beach
This beautiful secluded beach is only accessible through a 20-minute hike from the main road. The Black Bay Cave is home to ancient Amerindian markings. A perfect spot for relaxation, it is well-known among tourists for its beauty.
Black Bay Beach is a beautiful, secluded beach. Unfortunately, parking is difficult close to the beach. However, you can easily find free parking at the nearby old sugar mill ruins and then make your way to the beach on foot. A trip along the walking path that winds through the forest provides an easy stroll to the beach. Although it is not a great swimming beach, the water quality is getting better.
3.Grand Etang Lake
Grand Etang Lake is a crater lake in an extinct volcano responsible for the formation of the Island Grenada which hasn’t erupted in 1-2 million years ago. It is located on the island of Grenada, in Saint Andrew Parish.
The Grand Etang Lake is 530 m above sea level and it is one of the two crater lakes on the island. The lake is approximately 20 feet deep and 36 acres in area and is also rumored to be home to a mermaid living in the depths that lure men to their watery grave.
One is able to discover distinct eco-zones because of the park’s varied elevation. Guided tours are available. A self-guided hike around the azure colored lake along a trail goes past waterfalls and through jungle. Tropical birds, tiny bright-chartreuse lizards, a variety of orchids, and armadilloes can be seen.
Mount Qua Qua can be seen across the lake. Trail hikes range from 15 minutes to 4 hours. Mona monkeys can also be seen overhead in the forest. Grand Etang Lake is represented on the base of the Coat of arms of Grenada. (source: Wikipedia)
4.Grenada Chocolate Company
The Grenada Chocolate Company Ltd. is located in the heart of the island’s lush cocoa plantations. The company uses solar energy to power its production facility and employs Grenada’s few local workers. The company was founded in 1999 by Mott Green, Doug Browne and Edmond Brown.
You do not need an excuse to visit but to make it easier for you, we will provide you with a list of 10 Top Tourist Attractions.