The island of Grenada is the largest island in the Grenadines. Most of the population lives on Grenada, and major towns there include the capital, St. George’s, Grenville and Gouyave. Grenada is also known as the “Island of Spice” because of the production of nutmeg and mace crops of which Grenada is one of the world’s largest exporters. Its size is 344 square KM (133 sq mi), with an estimated population of 110,000. Its capital is St. George’s. The national bird of Grenada is the critically endangered Grenada “Dove”.
Conventional beach and water-sports tourism is largely focused in the southwest region around St George, the airport and the coastal strip; however, ecotourism is growing in significance. Most of these small ecofriendly guesthouses are located in the Saint David and Saint John parishes. The tourism industry is increasing dramatically with the construction of a large cruise ship pier and esplanade.
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The climate is tropical, hot and humid in the rainy season and cooled by the trade winds in the dry season.The average temperature in Grenada hovers around 29°C/85°F.Nov – Feb are normally the lowest temperature months, around [17-21°C]/[63-69°F], with February being the coldest.
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Carnival takes place the second week in August. This festival celebrates the emancipation of slaves. The Sunday night celebrations continue into the early morning hours on Monday. On Monday a carnival pageant is held on stage at Queen's Park, where costumes, themes and calypso queens are judged. On Tuesday, St.
Belmont Estate Agro-tourism on the island of Grenada. The Caribbean's Finest Agri-tourism Experience.
The Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park is a collection of ecological underwater contemporary art located in the Caribbean sea off the west coast of Grenada, West Indies and was created by British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. In May 2006 the world's first underwater sculpture park was open for public viewing.
Grenada's best secluded, romantic gettaway, hidden away on the east coast of the island. LaSagesse Nature Centre is a unique country inn,offering an unspoiled beach at your doorstep,and one of the best seafood restaurants on the island.
At Spice Basket, we aim to provide a cultural experience for the local population and visitors alike. We are about the performing arts, cultural heritage, from live theatre shows to Steel pan and other family entertainment to the worlds only museum dedicated to West Indies Cricket.
Jessamine Eden is a working organic farm and botanic garden in Grenada, 100% powered by renewable energy. Formally opened on Earth Day, April 22 2009
Not to be confused with Fort St. George (disambiguation)
The Grenada National Museum is a museum in St. George's, Grenada. It is housed in a building which served as the French barracks from 1704, built on the foundations of the Fort George. It was used as a prison by the British for female inmates until 1880.
Grand Etang Lake is a crater lake in an extinct volcano. It is located on the island of Grenada, in Saint Andrew Parish. Evidence suggests that the Grand Etang Lake is connected to Kick 'em Jenny, an active submarine volcano to the north since when Kick Em Jenny was observed bubbling, so too were the waters in Grand Etang Lake.
Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve ( Spanish: Reserva Natural Laguna de Apoyo) is a nature reserve located between the departments of Masaya and Granada in Nicaragua. Lake Apoyo was declared a nature reserve in 1991 and is managed by the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA) and comprises one of 78 protected areas of Nicaragua.
Mount Saint Catherine is a stratovolcano and the highest mountain on the Caribbean island of Grenada. It is located in St. Mark's, Victoria. It is the youngest of five volcanoes which comprise the island. The volcano has a horseshoe-shaped crater open to the east, with several lava domes within it.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sugar Loaf Island is a small, privately owned island that is located a few hundred metres off the coast of the northeast corner of Grenada, near Levera National Park. It is part of a small archipelago and is in close proximity to Green Island and Sandy Island, which are both uninhabited.
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The first Presbyterian Church in Grenada was founded by the Scots, this was the St. Andrews Kirk and was associated with the Church of Scotland. It was founded in 170 years ago. After the abolition of slavery in 1880, this work spread on the island. In Belair, Grenada and St.
The most popular areas in Grenada for hiking and trekking is undoubtedly the rainforest around the Grand Etang Forest Reserve, high up in the mountains of the island's interior. Grand Etang's varied elevations and terrains maintain several different ecological subsystems, culminating in the elfin woodlands high up the slopes of the reserve's central mountains.
Ronde Island, Grenada is a 2,000-acre (8.1 km 2) private island in the Lesser Antilles chain of the Caribbean Sea. The island was listed for sale as of October 2007 for US$100,000,000, making it currently the most expensive listed island property in the world.