Ports of Call
- St George's
St George's Port of Call
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St George's, the capital and port city of Grenada, is a notably friendly and modern city with a historic district set amidst colonial buildings, red tiled roofs and a natural harbour. Popular attractions begin in the harbour's entrance at the historic Fort George and spread out along the coastline, particularly Grand Anse, a favourite beach, or beautiful hiking inland. Large cruise ships can dock at Melville Street Cruise Terminal, which can berth two mega cruise liners, and at Carenage, a general service port. Both have cruise ship amenities. Carenage is in the historic downtown waterfront district while Melville is a short walk away. Often cruise liners anchor in the natural harbour and ferry passengers into the marina.
Tel: +473 440 2279
The tourism office is located at Burns Point in St George's town
From Melville Street Cruise Terminal there is both a taxi and bus terminal as well as a water taxi service. Taxi rates are standard for every cab although water taxies are a cheaper way to get to Grand Anse Beach. Buses are the cheapest transport and cost from US$0.75.The historic centre is an easy walk from the cruise terminal.
Guarding the harbour's entrance from pirates, St George Fort is an exciting history lesson. Beachgoers head straight for the famous and beautiful Grand Anse Beach although several other near beaches are less crowded which also offer a host of water sport activities. Moliniere Point has the best snorkelling. Inland attractions include hiking trails, especially at Grand Etang National Park, and tours of a spice plantation.
La Belle Creole - A fusion of international foods cooked with local spices
Nutmeg Restaurant - This waterfront restaurant is explained in its name
Sapphire Restaurant - Caribbean and French Creole blend on the Grand Anse
Carenage is an historic waterfront shopping district popular for local cuisine and souvenir crafts. St Georges town is a duty free port so jewellery and perfumes may be found at a bargain. Esplanade is another popular shopping area near the waterfront.
Nutmeg and rum
Visit Carriacou Island
See Petite Martinique Island
Experience Annandale Falls
Take a tour of River Antoine Rum Distillery
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