Caribbean Tourism

Grenada

Grenada

Grenada Grenada (pronounced “Grenayda”), is described as a spice island, for it produces large quantities of cloves and mace and about a third of the world’s nutmeg. It also grows cacao, sugar, bananas and a wide variety of other fruit and vegetables. Some of its beaches, specially Grand Anse, a dazzling two-mile stretch of white sand, are very fine. The majority...

GRENADA: USEFUL INFORMATION

TOURIST OFFICES Country Contact Information Grenada Burns Point PO Box 293 St. George's Grenada, West Indies 473-440-2279 473-440-2001 473-440-6637 (Fax)http://www.grenadagrenadines.com E-mail: gbt@caribsurf.com Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association PO Box 440 St. George's Grenada, West Indies 473-444-1353 473-444-4847 (Fax) http://www.grenadahotelsinfo....

GRENADA: WHAT TO SEE AND DO

DINING Restaurants available-Local. International. Creole. French. Continental. Chinese. West Indian. Italian. Fast Food. 10% service charge unless already added to the bill. Dress code is casual to elegantly casual, with gentlemen generally not required to wear jacket and tie although long pants are required in the evening. NIGHTLIFE Entertainment...

GRENADA: COUNTRY PROFILE AND MAP

GEOGRAPHY Located in the eastern Caribbean, Grenada is the southernmost of the Windward Islands and lies 100 mls north of Venezuela and 12 degrees north of the equator. The three-island nation, which includes Carriacou and Petit Martinique, contains 133 sq mls. Grenada itself is 12 mls wide and 21 mls long, with the capital city of St. George’s and most...

GRENADA: MONEY/ BUSINESS GUIDE

BANKS Bank of Nova Scotia. Barclays. Capital Bank. Grenada Bank of Commerce. Grenada Cooperative Bank. Grenada Development Bank. National Commercial Bank of Grenada. BANKING HOURS Monday to Thursday 0800-1500. Friday 0800-1700. BUSINESS HOURS Monday to Friday 0800-1600. Saturday 0800-1300. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS April 1: Easter Monday. May 1: Labour Day....

GRENADA: HOW TO GET THERE

AIRLINES Air Jamaica. American Eagle. BWIA. British Airways. Caribbean Star. LIAT. Condor. Rutaca. Sky Service. SVG Air. AIRPORTS Point Salines Int'l Airport. 15 mins from the capital, St. George’s, on the southwestern tip of the island. 7 mins from the main hotel belt. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Passports are not required for U.S. and Canadian citizens, provided...

GRENADA -The most aromatic destination in the Caribbean

The most aromatic destination in the Caribbean, also recognized for its spectacular terrain and extraordinary beauty, Grenada, 90 miles north of Trinidad, is known as the Island of Spice. Everything grows on the island, which is the largest producer of spice in the Western Hemisphere. Acre upon acre of its lush hillsides are devoted to crops of nutmeg,...

Introduction

Grenada -The Isle of Spice- is the largest of three islands, Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique, which comprise the Independent State of Grenada. From the world-famous Grand Anse and other Carib-washed beaches up to the 2,756 foot high Mt. St. Catherine Peak, view a varying topography of mountains, valleys and streams gloriously arranged to present...