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.