Category Archives: Island Activities

Grenada Emancipation Day

Celebrate Grenada’s Emancipation Day at the Rainbow City Festival

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Held yearly on the first Monday of August, Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Grenada. Marking the date that the British put an end to slavery, Emancipation Day is celebrated in Grenada with tribute to history and cultural tradition. A Short Island History Grenada has gone through many changes over … Read More

Tivoli Drummers

Feel the Beat at the Grenada Drum Festival

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While Carnival may be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about August in Grenada, there are many other activities to engage in when on the island for the festivities. Grenada has a rich, storied history, of which music plays a major part. Found on the boundary-line between the … Read More

Carnival

Spice Mas: A Grenadian Carnival Celebration

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Experiencing Carnival in Grenada-also known as “Spice Mas”-is an exciting, unique experience that will leave you feeling like a true islander. This multi-day celebration of island culture and tradition features many events, giving visitors the chance to pick and choose their favorites to attend. While the 2-day event officially kicks … Read More

Learn to Sail at Laluna Resort

Learn to Sail in Grenada at Laluna

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Surrounded by water – the Caribbean Sea to the West and the Atlantic Ocean to the East – Grenada is the perfect location to learn to sail. Whether you’ve always dreamed of captaining your own ship or it’s a new fascination, there is no better time to learn than while … Read More

El Dorado aka Mahi Mahi

Experience Grenada Hook, Line and Sinker

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With the massive, diverse population of marine life that surrounds Grenada, fishermen and women have the chance to experience some amazing opportunities for grabbing the catch of the day. Whether travelers wish to have a leisurely trip on board a slowly drifting sailboat or prefer to pursue bigger game in … Read More

Carriacou Maroon Festival

A True Cultural Experience at the Carriacou Maroon Festival

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All about thanksgiving and prayer to the source of life, production, and prosperity, maroon culture is celebrated during the Carriacou Maroon Festival April 26th – 28th. With roots in Africa, Carriacou’s maroon traditions are passed on through drumming, singing, eating of “smoke food”, and other rituals practiced in a unique … Read More

Easter Kite Flying in Grenada

Kite Flying: A Grenada Easter Tradition

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With Grenada’s stunning blue skies and trade winds, the island is a perfect place for flying a kite. In fact, there is even a kite flying season on the island! The homemade and designed kites, called Flex Kites or Mad Bull Kites, can be seen (and heard!) flying overhead throughout … Read More

Lennox the Guide

Explore Grenada with an Experienced Guide

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With Grenada’s lush mountains, verdant rainforest, and multiple majestic waterfalls, it is an explorer’s paradise. With all of the sites to see on the island, it is sometimes in a visitor’s best interest to hire a trustworthy, experienced guide to get the most out of their trip. An Experienced Guide … Read More

Hashing Trail

Hashing: Experience Adventure in Grenada

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With Grenada’s rolling hills, lushly forested mountains, babbling brooks, and backwoods trails, the island is an adventurer’s paradise. A favorite weekend activity of outdoors-loving Grenadians and visitors is hashing. With a history dating back to the early 1900s, hashing is based on a hare and hound race. The hare(s) set … Read More

Grand Anse Beach

A Scenic Day at Grenada’s Grand Anse Beach

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Recently named one of the top-ten beaches in the Caribbean by Caribbean Journal, the picture-perfect views from Grenada’s Grand Anse Beach could not be more beautiful. The two-mile stretch of sandy shores offer visitors to the island the chance to catch a banana boat ride, soak up some sun, take in … Read More