Beaches & Sightseeing in Grenada

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Beaches & Sightseeing in Grenada

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Grenada is an independent nation member of the Commonwealth in easterly Caribbean. It is a rolling mountainous island in the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles. The three islands Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique are part of this nation. The biggest among the three is Grenada; its topology is volcanic mountains and valleys.Carriacou is hilly and good for strolls. Its sand beaches are mesmerizing with idyllic view of northerly Grenadine islands. A natural harbour enhances its importance for trade. The tiny petite island has a volcanic mountain tip projecting out of water.

The tiny island produces one third of the world’s total output of nutmeg and large amounts of other tropical produce such as vanilla, cloves, and all spice. Extraordinary unseen flowers bloom here.

The capital is St.George a beautiful horse-shoe harbour and equally magnificent natural beauty. Red tiled roofs balance nature beautifully. Book and take a sea cruise from here and spend the day enjoying sights, music and food. If you wish to live in nature among lush green vegetation, crystal clear water simmering beaches Grenada is the place for you. Negroes Mulattoes and Europeans reside here. The highest is Mountain St Catherine at 838 m.

Among the numerous beaches on the island Grand Anse Beach is of world fame. The whole stretch is two miles long hugging a bay. As you move inwards the scenery changes to gushing rivers tinkling waterfalls, rainforests with flora and fauna and in the midst lakes of tranquil water. Coral reefs are in abundance at the costal edge of Grenada and Carriacpu. For water related sports there is swimming, whale watching, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking deep sea fishing and much more. Enter the rail forest for hiking, camping, adventure walks, or the neighbouring island for a day.

Beaches & Sightseeing in Grenada

The nature panoramic sightseeing is supplemented by eventful history and cultural traditions. Historical landmarks monuments and parks present a good outing. There is one or the other festival going on throughout the year. There is Grenada Sailing Festival, Billfish Tournaments, Carriacou Regatta, Roch and Spice Music Festival, etc. The island is also called ‘The Spice Island’. Festivity is an indispensible part of the culture of the island people.

In all there are 45 white coral shell soft granular beaches here even though the coastline is crooked with inlets and bays of different dimensions. Many of the beaches are sparingly visited and bear an isolated look. Black sand beaches are with still finer pliable sand and one can spend hours playing with it. To know historical perspective the forts such as Palace of the Madraza, churches like cathedral, Capilla Real La Lonja, La Alcaiceria, and El Albaicin, and museum are there for a visit.

The caves of Sacromonte dates back to the time of gypies. The Monastery of Sacromonte of 1594 reminds one of the execurtion of a saint duting Roman Empire. San Jeronimo is an Indian Temple with a beautiful altar. Grenada is unique in many ways and most tourists fall in love with the place.

Beaches & Sightseeing in Grenada

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