Grande Anse, St Vincent & The Grenadines
Grenada has over 45 pristine white and black sandy beaches. The world renowned Grand Anse Beach is 3 miles of fine white sand in a calm sheltered bay and is located in the south-western side of the island, where most of the hotels are located.
Grand Anse is considered to be one of the loveliest beaches in the Caribbean. As the beach is on the western (leeward) side of the island, it is usually well sheltered and calm, and is a favourite with locals as well.
Grand Anse beach has a lot to offer, from water sports and scuba diving shops, to the vendors markets, many restaurants & hotels, small bars and beach chair rentals. So, if you are looking for a beach with attractions, then this is the one for you.
Things to See & Do
* Scuba diving and water sports
* Restaurants and bars
* Vendor markets
* St George
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Language – English
Land Area – 345 sq km
Population – 94,000 (Grenada)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1 – 473
Port Location – The port is located at St George’s harbour. Most ships dock at the cruise terminal (about a 5 minute walk into town) while some still anchor and tender into the tender wharf downtown.
Transport Links – Grenada International Airport (Point Salines) (GND) is 11km (8 miles) south of St George’s. Flights are available directly to and from London once a week and there are airlines which offer daily flights from London, Toronto, New York and Miami to Trinidad with connections to Grenada.
There are public buses which drive regularly from Grand Anse to/ from St. George. Taxis and rental cars are also available. Colorful water-taxis run between Grand Anse Beach and St. George's harbour.