Places to Visit in Sauteurs, Grenada, America
Sauteurs is a town located in the parish of Saint Patrick in Grenada at 12°13′06″N 61°38′21″W, about 36 kms away from the national capital, St. George’s and 17 kms away from Grenville. It is the 4th largest city of Grenada widely known for fishing activities.
Sauteurs is the administrative centre of Saint Patrick and the largest settlement in the Northern Grenada. It is home to 6 government schools and many tertiary institutions.
Geography of Sauteurs:
Sauteurs is situated towards the extreme north of Grenada Island at an altitude of 87 meters.
History of Sauteurs:
Sauteurs is the French name, was named during the French colonial era in Grenada. There is St Patrick Catholic Church in Sauteurs dating back to 1840, built by the British.
Connectivity to Sauteurs:
Maurice Bishop International Airport is the closest major airport to Sauteurs situated about 48 kms from the centre of Sauteurs. It operates flights to and from major Caribbean locations such as Barbados, Port of Spain, Saint Vincent and New York, Miami and Toronto in Canada and London in UK. Tourists can reach Sauteurs from the airport by taking taxi or rental cars and it nearly takes 2 hour to reach.
To move within the city, visitors can catch minibuses, operated by many private bus companies.
Food and Shopping in Sauteurs:
Sauteurs is one of the upgraded towns of Grenada packed with full of retail outlets, traditional markets and fish market.
The famous food corners in Sauteurs are:
- The Heights Cafe and Bar
- Belmont Estate
- The Word Restaurant
- Helena’s Eatery
- Petite Anse Hotel Restaurant & Bar (9am – 9pm) offers salads, fish and chicken lunch.
Places of interest in and around Sauteurs:
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church:
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church is the prime identity of Sauteurs, constructed by the British during the colonial period in 1840. It was initially built by the French in 1721 but it was damaged by fire. The present church attracts devotees for its holiness and tourists for its typical structure.
Lake Antoin is an ideal spot for vacationers and is located in the vicinity of Antoin Bay, around 8 kms away from Sauteurs.
Levera National Park:
Levera National Park is situated towards the north right of the island covering most scenic and spectacular coastal beauties of the Grenada in the area of 450 acres. It occupies one of the most important lagoons of Grenada with rich wildlife including different birds such as black-necked stilts, common snipes and herons. Tourists can also spot sea turtles hatchery at the beaches.
Other places of interest in and around Sauteurs are:
- Historic Stair
- The Fish Market
- Concord Falls
- Annandale Falls
- Anse La Roche Beach
- High North Peak
- Grand Etang National Park & Forest Reserve
- Belair National Park
- La Sagesse Nature Centre
- Sandy Island Marine Park
- White Island Marine Park
Best time to visit Sauteurs:
The ideal time to travel Sauteurs is from December to May.
Accommodation options in and around Sauteurs:
Sauteurs houses few well facilitated accommodation centres, due to this, tourists can find hotels of neighboring towns for better hospitality services. Also many hotels and guest houses are under construction in Sauteurs. The prominent hotels, inns, resorts, estates and service apartments in and around Sauteurs are as follows:
- Petite Anse Hotel Grenada
- Treetops Villa Guest House
- The Heights Holcott
- Barry’s Country Retreat
- Morne Fendue Plantation House
- Almost Paradise
- Rumboat Retreat
- Stanhope Estate
- The Relax Inn
- Elinnanda Estates
- Cedars Inn
- Tropicana Inn
- Anns Guest House
- Palm Grove Guest House
- No Problem Apartments