Tourism in Grenada, 10 Reasons to Visit Grenada. Grenada is an island country located in the Caribbean Sea. The country received 146,000 tourists in 2017, increasing the number of tourists by 11,000 compared to 2016. Grenada is like other ocean countries; unspoiled nature, perfect beaches, warm hospitality. Here are 10 reasons to visit Grenada.
1. Saint George’s
St. George’s is the capital of Grenada and the largest city in the country with approximately 33,000 inhabitants. Products such as cocoa, coconut and mushroom produced here are important export products. Here you can visit tourist attractions such as Roman Catholic Diocese, Anglican Church, Wharf Road, Fort George, Grand Anse Beach, Grenada National Museum, Parliament Building and The National Cricket Stadium.
2. Belmont Estate
Situated in the north-east of the country, Belmont Estate is a wonderful historic site to be visited. Furthermore, the capital of the island George is only an hour away from the tourist attraction. This is the place where Beauty and Tradition meet briefly. You can get a chance to see many places by participating in tours accompanied here.
3. Carriacou Island
The island of Grenada consists of three different large islands. One of them is Carriacou Island. Moreover, there are tremendous natural beauty areas here and it is known as a paradise island. Also, this island continues its Caribbean experience 50 years ago. So you can not find a place to stay, a holiday village or a souvenir shop here, according to today’s conditions. But you will come across wonderful nature and breathtaking scenery.
4. Levera National Park
450 acres of Levera National Park is the most natural and spectacular national park in Grenada, and is also situated on a beach with stunning views. This beach is a hatchery for sea turtles protected from May to September.
5. La Sagesse Beach
La Sagesse Beach, on the southern Grenada coast, is a must-see beach. With its soft black sand and gourmet colonies, it has become a truly wonderful tourist destination. Here you can enjoy the pleasure of the sea, the sand and the sun. Almost all of the beach is surrounded by lush coconut trees. For peace and holiday, you can find everything on this beach.
6. Grand Etang Lake
Grand Etang Lake is a crater lake attached to Kick Em Jenny’s Vernacle, which is about 550 meters above sea level. Moreover, covering an area of 36 hectares, this lake has an average depth of 20 meters. Grand Etang Lake is one of the most visited areas of the country.
7. Annandale Falls
Annandale Falls, the capital city of the country and the largest city of Saint George’s, is an enormous natural beauty area spilling over 15 meters. Also, this waterfall is in a wonderful forest and you can go hiking here.
8. Grenada National Museum
Grenada National Museum, located on Saint George’s Young Street, the capital and largest city of the country, is a museum opened in 1976. This museum exhibits many works. Moreover, the museum building served as a prison between 1704 and 1880.
9. Petite Martinique Island
Petite Martinique Island, located in the north-east of the country, is a deserted island with an area of 31.08 km². You can come to the beaches here and experience the pleasures of water, sun, and sand, watch the breathtaking view of the island and catch tremendous photo frames.
10. Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park
The Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park in the Caribbean Sea is the world’s first underwater museum opened in 2006. Furthermore, there are many sculptures from British sculptor Jason de Caires Taylor. Here you can dive into the water and visit these sculptures.