As one of the world’s foremost exporters of cinnamon, nutmeg, cocoa and ginger, the intoxicating smells on this “Spice Isle” perfume the air and circulate liberally thanks to warm trade winds. Grenada is off-the-beaten tourist path and a great option for travelers looking for an authentic Caribbean getaway. The island has miles of preserved and unspoiled beaches and a lush rainforest-covered interior. Whether you want to swim the bright coral reefs or hike through gurgling riverbeds with curious monkeys at your feet, there are plenty of ways to experience Grenada.
Couples wishing to marry in Grenada must have a valid passport, birth certificate, and single status form. Divorce and death decrees are also required if applicable. Check with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for additional information.
Travel Documents, Language & Currency
Travelers to Grenada need a passport for entry onto the island. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.
The official language of Grenada is English, though Creole is spoken by locals.
The currency in use on Grenada is the Eastern Caribbean dollar, though US dollars are widely accepted.
Climate & Beaches
Grenada enjoys a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from 77 degrees F to 88 degrees F. The rainy season runs from June to November, and hurricanes are possible during this time.
Pink Gin Beach is a powdery stretch of white sand with good snorkeling waters. Levera beach has stunning eroded sea cliffs and is home to turtle and waterfowl nests. Grand Anse Beach is a favorite among both locals and visitors with great waters for swimming.
Activities & Tourist Attractions
Grenada is home to the first underwater sculpture park, so be sure to schedule a diving excursion here. There are also a number of shipwrecks and colorful reefs off the island that are great for exploring. The island has rugged and untamed rainforests with activities ranging from guided hikes to inner tubing on a rushing rapid. Sailing and yacht charters are a relaxing way to explore the island’s beautiful blue waters and secluded coves. The island is known for its high-quality spices and tropical fruits, so be sure to sample leisurely at the open-air markets on the weekends.
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