Grenada is home to some of the best and finest beaches. It is the place for anyone seeking a spot with pin-drop silence, turtles, and marine creatures that are nowhere else in the world. The beaches often provide breathtaking views that tourists can enjoy all year round.
But which ones to visit if there are so many of them? Here are the best beaches to visit during your upcoming holiday in the Caribbean.
Magazine Beach is located in St. George’s Parish, next to the international airport. The ease of travel to the beach makes it one of the most popular beaches to visit.
But easy access is not the main draw of this beach. It’s the golden sand that stretches for miles along the coast. The spot is magnificent indeed and worth visiting.
Moreover, there are first-class hotels and restaurants around the beach that provide exquisite accommodations and meals for visitors.
The beach is also suitable for both snorkeling and swimming. Visitors only need their swimming costumes to enjoy their stay at the beach.
Another thing that you cannot miss is the biodiversity there. For instance, it’s home to blue tangs, angelfish, and sergeant. Sea rods and reefs are also clearly visible from the shores.
Grand Anse Beach
Grand Anse Beach is considered one of the best beaches in Grenada because of two main reasons; it has water-sporting areas all along its stretch and has some of the best hotels around. Moreover, it is characterized by clean, calm water fit for swimming and powder-white sand.
Additionally, its size is awe-inspiring. The beach stretches to about two miles along the Caribbean shores. It’s lined with almond trees all along its stretch that provides shade and allows you to enjoy the shore breeze.
Additionally, the beach boasts a set of activities for its tourists. For instance, the beach is well known for snorkeling, SUP, sailing, and swimming. If you are not interested in the named activities, chilling while enjoying a drink will be enough.
La Sagesse Beach
La Sagesse Beach is defined by its wonderfully soft and golden sand and water which is known for its unmistakable clear appearance. Therefore, it’s a good spot to enjoy swimming or kayaking.
Palm trees and sandy shores add to its beauty. Even though some trees were lost during Hurricane Ivan in 2004, the breach management has replaced many of them, raising its standard to its original status.
Another unique feature of the beach is that the area is not well developed – there is only one single restaurant. It thus gives a person a historic feeling opening up the creative imagination of how the Caribbean used to look many years back.
For those who love serenity, the beach has narrow paths and spots where one can take a walk.
Nature should not be left behind. The beach has Caribbean coot and other types of birds that one can enjoy watching. A tourist only needs to ensure he carries a pair of binoculars to enjoy the view.
Morne Rouge Beach (BBC Beach)
Glass-calm water and soft white sand – that’s Morne Rouge Beach. Locals know the beach under the name BBC, and thus it’s the name to ask for if you need directions. The beach obtained its name after filming a nature documentary and has been adopted ever since.
Unlike other beaches, this one offers calm, shallow water in a protected cove, and is safe for swimming. One can also enjoy activities such as SUP and kayaking. The kayak allows viewing starfish and rainbow-colored beauties while paddling.
There are also small bars to enjoy a drink on a calm afternoon.
Moreover, it’s an excellent spot to interact with the locals as plenty of them love visiting Morne Rouge Beach.
Bathway Beach is set within the Levera National Park. Should you get bored of the classic beach activities, it gives ample opportunity to enjoy wildlife.
Another thing it is known for is its Atlantic solid waves that crush along the sands. The waves are eye-catching, and many people enjoy viewing them.
Visiting the beach in the months between March and June provides yet another golden moment to enjoy. These months are the time of the year when turtles arrive at the sandy shores to lay their eggs. It’s therefore vital to be careful not to disturb their nests.
Boarding the 45-acre Levara National Park, this beach is not far from Bathway Beach. It’s known for its strong currents and thus not really appropriate for swimming.
Unlike other beaches but similar to Bathway Beach, it’s located at the National Park, and everything it provides is there for people to enjoy.
One can walk along the beach on the sand, listen to the surf, smell the salty air, and view the green, conical offshore island such as Sugar Loaf, Green Island, and Sandy Island.
Furthermore, there are beautiful birds at Levara Pond. Usually, the mangroves at the swamp attract herons, black-necked stilts, and scarlet ibis. Visitors can enjoy watching these unique creatures, too.
Paradise Beach is a white sandy beach that descends into turquoise waters. Clusters of almond and fruit trees complement the varied landscape behind the shore. The water is shallow and warm, making it ideal for swimming for both young and old vacationers. The bay is also well protected, meaning there are no currents that could be dangerous for inexperienced swimmers.
Come here to snorkel, or bring a book and settle in for a day of sunbathing and relaxation.
There are also bars and restaurants in the area that offer good local products, especially fish specialties. Ideal for a brief getaway!
Why visit Grenada
Grenada is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. The region also offered adequate accommodation in some of the best first-class hotels. There is also food that brings out the culture of the locals that any visitor would want to taste.
Another reason why it’s crucial to visit Grenada is its culture. There are many historical sites and festivals in which visitors get to enjoy the traditions of the islands. One such event that people can share is the Spicemas Grenada Carnival which comes around every year.
Furthermore, visitors cannot miss the underwater sculptures. It’s a mixture of cultures that are well-maintained. A good example is the Grenada Underwater Sculpture Park which supports the culture.
These, among many other unique features, make Grenada the best place to visit for a vacation. It’s essential to make plans with friends and families after a while to visit any other beaches and enjoy what they offer.