From the moment you set your eyes on St. George's, you'll see why it's considered one of the most picturesque ports in the Caribbean. Lush vegetation, mountainous terrain and colourful colonial architecture make up the landscape. And if the sights don't stimulate your senses, the aroma will. Grenada is also filled with spice trees and is a leading source of many different spices, including nutmeg, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and cocoa.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Visit one of Grenada's extinct volcanoes in the Grand Etang Forest Reserve and Lake. The lake is actually a natural water-filled crater and the surrounding vegetation is simply amazing, filled with tropical birds and rare flowers.
|Visit Bay Gardens, located on the site of an old sugar mill and home to more than 3,000 species of plants.|
|Take a guided tour of one of the local rum distilleries or spice estates.|
|Learn more about Grenada's culture and history at the Grenada National Museum.|
Snorkelling and scuba diving in Grenada are some of the best in the Caribbean. The west coast of the island has an offshore reef with a 183 m (600 ft) shipwreck from 1961.
Among the best bargains on the island are the exotic spices, local textiles and handicrafts. To find the centre of activity, head to the Market Square. You can also find bargain buys along Young Street and the Carenage, the inner harbour.
Native Grenadian dishes are typically made with local produce ? fresh seafood and, of course, spices. For a traditional Grenadian dish, try calloloo soup, which sounds more unusual than it really is ? a mixture of fresh seafood.
The official currency is the Eastern Caribbean dollar (XCD). U.S. dollars, credit cards and traveller's cheques are widely accepted.
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