Grenada Holidays All Inclusive Deals
The spice isle gets its fair share of scuba divers because it is home to the biggest wreck dive in the Caribbean and also many fine divesites including an underwater sculpture park by Jason Taylor.
But why visit Grenada?
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Grenada is also known as the Spice Isle after its nutmeg.Unfortunately the development of all inclusive hotels though not distasteful has left a hole. With a big lacking of budget or even medium priced places to stay means that Grande Anse Beach is hard to enjoy unless you are all inclusive. The independent options for nightlife and restaurants in this area is also limited to almost none. Thankfully you can enjoy the diving and if you need some of that other stuff then you can visit Carriacou by ferry stay and enjoy a totally different feeling. Resorts have begun to move away from Grand Anse but there is a big lack of independent options alongside nice beaches with that village feeling we all love. Sorry Grenada isn't backpacker friendly, they say the prices never dropped since the cricket world cup came here. Having said that you should enjoy the town St George and a rainforrest tour, the interior of Grenada is beautiful St George's market is also nice but get across to Carriacou for the best secluded beaches and more intimate places to stay, you will really feel like you are in the lost Caribbean then.
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I wanted to write about the place that saved me from despair as I had voyaged to Grenada on a cheapish flight and was well quite disappointed. But Carriacou with budget accommodation options and a much more manageable logistical size for the transport available made my week. The scuba diving was excellent and you can while away some time exploring the beaches by kayak or have a run in the sun in some gorgeous scenery and underdevelopment. There is a yaught club too and here is the thing its a very sailor type place, many visit by the power of the wind in sail indeed there is a regatta. Grenada itself is not that bad really but for the backpacker there is nothing really to do on a budget though the tours to the centre of the isle are worthwhile. It was dead in the evening as well. Gary Rhodes (RIP) had a restaurant on Grande Anse beach the calabash hotel. That beach is nice, but there is better on Carriacou! I think its possible to do Grenada reasonably with an all inclusive deal otherwise prepare to pay a lot for a hotel. Many come for the diving in particular the Bianca C the largest wreck in the Caribbean, strong currents and being mostly at over 30 m means its hard to dive on air and nitrox is a much better option or tek it out.
The official guide to Grenada can be found here.