Category Archives: The Island

Carnival

Making Plans for Grenada’s Carnival Celebrations

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A celebration that honors the amazing culture and style of the tropics, Carnival in the Caribbean is a must-attend event. Unlike some of the other islands, Grenada’s Carnival (known as “Spice Mas”) takes place during the summer, with the main event occurring the second week of August. As Spice Mas … Read More

Air Travel

Traveling to Grenada: A Quick Guide

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While international travel can at times be daunting, a trip to Grenada is actually quite easy and stress free. Below you will find what you need to know when planning on traveling to Grenada. Preparing No immunizations are needed – or required – to enter Grenada. If you are currently … Read More

Laluna Palm Beach

A Quick Escape in Grenada

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With the end of summer drawing near, many couples choose to take one last trip before life gets busy and the opportunity escapes. Even if you only have a few vacation days remaining, a quick escape in Grenada is still within your grasp! Many resorts require a week-long minimum stay; … Read More

Grenada Waterfalls

Planning Your SGU Family Weekend Visit in Grenada

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For many, Family Weekend at St. George’s University is the first time parents of SGU students can see where their children live, study, and interact. It’s a great time to visit the island, with the school offering many arranged activities for visitors; the upcoming semester’s SGU Family Weekend is held … Read More

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