Tourist Places to Visit in Saint Georges, Grenada, America

Tourist Places to Visit in Saint Georges, Grenada, America

Saint Georges is the capital and largest city of Grenada belonging to the parish of Saint George. It is the tourism centre of the country with well preserved historical sites, stunning beaches and parks. The major landmarks in Saint Georges include St. George’s University School of Medicine, Mount Gay Hospital and Old Trafford Medical Center.

Along with tourism, agriculture is also equally supporting the economy of Saint Georges and the major products grown in Saint Georges include nutmeg, cocoa bean cacao, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves.


Geography of Saint Georges:

Saint Georges is geographically placed between 12°3′ N latitude and 61°45′ W longitude and it enjoys a moderate tropical climate.


History of Saint Georges:

French established Saint Georges in 1650 after conquered Grenada Island. Once, Grenada was fully damaged by Hurricane Ivan including Saint Georges, later gradually recovered from the natural disasters with the support of many foreign countries such as China, Venezuela, Canada, USA and European Union.


How to reach Saint Georges?

St. George’s is catered by Maurice Bishop International Airport which is placed 10 km away from the heart of St. George’s. The major destinations connected with MBIA are Miami, Toronto, St. Lucia, London, New York, Porlamar, Port of Spain, Barbado and Saint Vincent.

There are taxis and buses available for local travel and taxis charge around EC$30.00 from airport to the city of St. George’s.


Food and Shopping in Saint Georges:

The major shopping centres in and around Saint Georges include:

  • Spiceland Mall
  • Excel Plaza
  • Grand Anse Shopping Centre
  • Le Marquis Shopping Centre


The famous restaurants in Saint Georges are:

  • Coconuts Restaurant & Bar
  • True Blue Restaurant
  • Patrick’s Restaurant
  • La Sagesse


Things to do in Saint Georges:

  • AJ Meddy Tours & Taxi
  • ScubaTech Grenada
  • Underwater Sculptures


Places of interest in Saint Georges:

Grenada National Museum:

Grenada National Museum exhibits artifacts of Caribs and Arawaks, whaling industry items and sugar plants equipments. It was initially construed by French and later it was used by many purposes by the British during the colonial period.


National Cricket Stadium:

National Cricket Stadium (formerly Queen’s Park) is located in the River Road of St. Georges. It hosted the first international test cricket match in 2002 that was played between West Indies and New Zealand and 2007 Cricket World Cup match.


Anglican Church:

Anglican Church of St. George is one of the major worship places as well as identities of Grenada with its typical construction. It was constructed in 1825 and clock was added in 1904.


Other places of interest near Saint Georges are:

  • Margaret’s Falls
  • Qua Qua
  • Roman Catholic cathedral
  • Fort George
  • Grande Anse beach
  • Georges Market
  • Parliament Building
  • Fort Frederick Fort Complex
  • Governor General Residence
  • Fort Frederick
  • Jessamine Eden Botanic Garden
  • Dougaldston Estate
  • Bay Gardens
  • Mabuya Fishermen Museum


Best time to visit Saint Georges:

From January to May (dry season) will be the ideal time to travel Saint Georges to catch the beauty of marvelous beaches and historical structures.


Accommodation options in Saint Georges:

There are plenty of top class hotels and resorts in Saint Georges with latest facilities and services and most of the hotels are recently renovated for utmost comfort of the tourists. List of major hotels in Saint Georges are as follows:

  • Mount Cinnamon Grenada
  • Gem Holiday Beach Resort
  • Lance Aux Epines Cottages
  • Le Phare Bleu Marina & Resort
  • True Blue Bay Boutique Resort
  • Laluna Hotel
  • Blue Horizons Garden Resort
  • Maca Bana
  • Spice Island Beach Resort
  • Calabash Hotel
  • Twelve Degrees North
  • Coyaba Beach Resort
  • The Flamboyant Hotel & Villas
  • Grenadian by Rex Resorts
  • Candle Glow Apartments

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