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The tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique is located on the southern tip of the chain of Caribbean islands. Grenada is referred to as the ‘Spice of the Caribbean’ because of its wealth of spices. They produce about a third of the world’s nutmeg.
Escape to this hidden gem for an authentic Caribbean experience. From the breathtaking beaches and crystal-clear waters to the lush rainforests and vibrant culture, Grenada has something for everyone.
What To Expect
The island has over 35 reefs and year-round warm water diving. Below the surface, you’ll discover a world of coral reefs, sunken shipwrecks and exotic marine life. On land, hike through the rainforests and discover the abundant wildlife that calls Grenada home.
You might see:
- Nurse sharks
Recommended Specialty Courses
- Photo & video
- Fish identification
- Deep diving
- Wreck diving
Eco Dive participates in a variety of conservation efforts including staffing three marine biologists, hosting monthly clean-up dives, encouraging divers to collect trash on each dive, and more! Read about Eco Dive’s other conservation efforts here.
The island of Grenada is known for its spices, particularly nutmeg, which is one of the country’s top exports. Music and dance are integral parts of the culture. Overall, the island is known for its vibrant culture along with its white sand beaches and lush rainforests.
Underwater Sculpture Park
For a unique dive, visit the underwater sculpture park in Molinere Bay. The 70+ sculptures, all created by sculptor and environmentalist Jason deCaires Taylor, were placed as an attraction but also serve as an artificial reef.
Grand Etang National Park
Visit this world-famous beach to enjoy total relaxation. The beach is known for its soft white sand and crystal-clear turquoise waters and is lined with palm trees and other tropical vegetation, creating an enchanting environment.
Located just outside the capital of Grenada, the Annandale Falls consist of a series of cascading waterfalls that drop into a crystal-clear pool below, creating a beautiful and tranquil setting for visitors to enjoy. They are surrounded by a garden of green, providing areas of shade. Visitors to the falls can swim in the pool at the base of the falls or simply relax and take in the natural beauty of the surroundings.
What prior travelers say
“We all need more relaxation in our lives! Diventures’ trips are amazing!”
Know Before You Go
Dive insurance is required on all Diventures trips. We recommend purchasing DAN dive insurance.
Travel insurance is not required but is highly recommended for all Diventures trips. We recommend purchasing DAN trip insurance.
Must be valid 6 months beyond the dates of your trip.
The official currency of Grenada is the Eastern Caribbean dollar (XCD). ATMs are available at most banks, and major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, car rental companies and shops. Many establishments will accept payment in US dollars, giving change in the local currency.
Shorts, sandals, flip-flops, light shirts, polos, beach water shoes, swimsuit cover-ups. Leave the camo at home. Grenada has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the wearing of any camouflage clothing in public and are warning visitors as well as locals to avoid doing so.
English is the country’s official language, but the main spoken language is either that of Grenadian Creole English or the less frequent, Grenadian Creole French or ‘patois’ which reflects a combination of the native heritage of the nation and that of its African and European influences.
The voltage on the island is 230V – 50 cycles. Appliances rated at 110 volts (US Standard) normally work with a transformer. Most hotels provide dual-voltage shaver units, but an adaptor plug may be necessary for small appliances. Coyaba Beach Resort has 220V electrical outlets. Adapters may be available at the reception desk.
The climate is tropical: hot and humid all year round, with a relatively cool and dry season from January to May and a hot and humid rainy season from June to December. Temperatures range from 72º–90°F and are rarely below 64°F. Grenada, being on the southern edge of the hurricane belt, has had only a few hurricanes over the past 50 years. Water temp – 81º-85ºF.
Complimentary wireless internet property-wide.
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