Getting to Grenada

GRENADA

Located in the Southern Caribbean, outside the hurricane belt lies the Tri- Island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

Measuring just 133 square miles, with 110,000 people, Grenada boasts pristine beaches with powdery white sands lapped by turquoise waters, Grenada’s interior is a verdant paradise of dense rainforests, home to a myriad of exotic flora and fauna, offering hiking trails leading to breathtaking waterfalls such as Annandale Falls and Concord Falls.

Whether you’re a beach dweller yearning for sun-kissed sands, a family in search of fun and adventure, or a couple dreaming of a romantic getaway or a destination wedding, Grenada has something special to offer. The island paradise also beckons to those seeking a break from the demands of everyday life. For this we recommend a laid-back day on our world famous gorgeous Grand Anse beach with a cocktail in hand.

CARRIACOU

Just ninety minutes away by ferry or 20 minutes by plane from the mainland Grenada, is the destination’s second largest island Carriacou, which means isle of reefs. This tiny island, measuring just 13 square miles, is known as an excellent dive and snorkel destination with pristine coral reefs and magical drifts.

One of its most captivating features is the traditional boatbuilding industry, which has been passed down through generations. Skillful craftsmen meticulously construct wooden boats using age-old techniques, honoring a legacy that dates back centuries. These vessels, known as Carriacou Sloops, are renowned for their elegance and seaworthiness, embodying the island’s maritime heritage.

The island boasts a slew of other historic traditions, such as Saraca, Tombstone feasts, Parang festival, Maroon festival and Shakespeare mas (the reenactment of plays by William Shakespeare during its pre-lenten carnival celebrations.

PETITE MARTINIQUE

This 586- acre island which completes the tri-island destination, can only be accessed by boat and is situated east, off the northern half of Carriacou. About 900 person live on the island and mainly derive their income from boat building and fishing. The highest point on the island is the piton (750 feet) and was once the island’s maroon feast site also known as the ‘Sugaring of the Piton’

The event usually takes place on the morning of Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17th accompanied by a maroon to welcome rain and a good planting season. The tradition involves the pouring of rum and water on the spot on which the participants are gathered. This is referred to as ‘Libation’.

Additionally, the Petite Martinique Whitsuntide Regatta stands out as a signature festival, offering a unique blend of local boat racing, on-shore activities, and the warm hospitality of the island’s residents.

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AirlineCityFrequency
British AirwaysLondon Gatwick  3 x per week
Virgin Atlantic AirwaysLondon Heathrow  3 x per week
Air CanadaToronto  4 x per week
Sun WingToronto  1 x per week
Jet Blue AirwaysNew York
Boston
  7 x per week
1 x per week
American AirlinesMiami
Charlotte
  7 x per week
1 x per week
Caribbean AirlinesTrinidad
Barbados
  10 x per week
7 x per week
InterCaribbean AirwaysBarbados
St. Vincent
  11 x per week
4 x per week
SVG AirSt Vincent Via Carriacou  Daily