Airports / Gateways / Flying times
Airport: Maurice Bishop International Airport. 15 mins from the capital, St. George’s, on the southwestern tip of the island. 7 mins from the many of the hotels located around Grand Anse.
Gateways/Flying Times: British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both fly from Gatwick twice each week. Flying times including stopovers: approx 10 hours 30 minutes.
Average daytime temperatures range from 24 degrees C/75 degrees F to 33 degrees C/91 degrees F tempered by the cooling trade winds. The nights are cooler. The lowest temperatures occur between November and February. It is cooler in the hills. Driest season is January to May. Rainy season is June to December. Grenada is not located within the Hurricane Belt so there is no ‘hurricane season’.
Restaurants available-Local. International. Creole. French. Continental. Chinese. Japanese. Italian and of course West Indian. 10% service charge unless already added to the bill. Dress code is casual to elegantly casual, with gentlemen generally not required to wear a jacket and tie although long trousers are required in the evening at some restaurants.
Fort Frederick. Fort George. Old Georgian Buildings on the Carenage. Underwater Sculpture Park, The colourful Spice Market (Saturday a specialty). National Museum. Bay Gardens. Annandale Falls. Levera National Park and Levera Beach. Nutmeg Processing Station and Dougaldston Estate at Gouyave. Fish Friday in Gouyave, Grand Etang National Park. Belmont Estate, Laura Herb and Spice Garden. Concord Falls, Westerhall Estate Rum Distillery and River Antoine Rum Distillery.