St. Ge­orge’s

Spice Is­land

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Amoun­tain­ous, vol­canic is­land with beau­ti­ful beaches and charm­ing towns, Gre­nada is a ma­jor pro­ducer of nut­meg, cloves, gin­ger, cin­na­mon, co­coa and other spices. In ad­di­tion, the is­land fea­tures a rich ecosys­tem of lush rain forests, cas­cad­ing rivers, wa­ter­falls and scenic moun­tain lakes.

Pic­turesque St. Ge­orge’s, the is­land’s cap­i­tal, fea­tures a horse­shoe-shaped har­bor ringed by pas­tel-col­ored homes and shops.

The most pop­u­lar area

Gre­nada’s cui­sine is richly

for hik­ing and ex­plor­ing is the rain for­est around Grand Etang For­est Re­serve, high in the is­land’s in­te­rior moun­tains. Plenty of trails wind around wa­ter­falls and Grand Etang Lake, which lls the crater of one of the is­land’s ex­tinct vol­ca­noes. Hikes range from easy to rig­or­ous and are per­fect for view­ing the area’s ora and fauna.

Lev­era Na­tional Park com­prises 450 acres of Gre­nada’s most scenic coastal area. It con­sists of a pic­turesque beach, a la­goon that is home to many bird species, and coral reefs that har­bor col­or­ful sh.

Don’t miss Gre­nada’s most fa­mous beach, Grand Anse. It has a lot to o er, from wa­ter sports to a mar­ket and sev­eral good restau­rants. Just south of Grand Anse is a great area for snor­kel­ing.

Taste of St. Ge­orge’s

Earn­ing its “Spice Is­land” nick­name, Gre­nada’s cui­sine is richly avored with cloves, nut­meg, bay leaves, cin­na­mon and turmeric. It also makes good use of the bread­fruit, so named for its starchy, sat­is­fy­ing esh.

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