A Caribbean Spice Island Adventure: One Day in St. George's, Grenada

St. George's (Grenada), Grenada

Embarking on a Grenadian Daydream

Most cruise ships drop anchor in the vibrant harbor of St. George's, Grenada's capital, from around 8:00 am to 10:00 am. As you disembark, the scenic beauty of the horseshoe-shaped harbor, filled with colorful buildings, inviting cafes, and friendly locals, warmly welcomes you to the "Island of Spice".

Immersing in Grenada's Rich Tapestry

Grenada offers a rich cultural and historical tapestry waiting to be explored. Begin your journey at the Grenada National Museum, then head to the charming St. George’s Anglican Church, and explore Fort George for panoramic views of the city.

Be sure to visit Market Square, a vibrant hub where you can immerse in local life, picking up spices, fruits, and locally made crafts.

A Haven for Beach Aficionados

The island paradise is renowned for its breathtaking beaches. Just a short trip from the city center, you'll find Grand Anse Beach. With its white sand and crystal-clear water, it's a perfect spot for lounging, swimming, and enjoying a cocktail from a beachside bar.

Morris Bay and Magazine Beach offer more secluded experiences, while BBC Beach is a hit for its calm waters and a collection of food shacks serving delicious local snacks.

Thrills and Spills: Unforgettable Adventures in Grenada

For those with a thirst for adventure, Grenada delivers in spades. A guided tour of the Grand Etang National Park offers a fascinating journey through lush rainforests and around a crater lake.

Underwater enthusiasts shouldn't miss the opportunity to explore the Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park, the world's first of its kind, featuring more than 50 sculptures beneath the sea's surface.

Spice Up Your Life: The Flavors of Grenada

Being the 'Spice Island', Grenada offers a culinary journey filled with exciting flavors. Savor local delicacies like Oil Down, the national dish, a hearty stew cooked with breadfruit, meat, and the island's famous spices.

For a refreshing drink, try the locally made River Antoine Rum, or a glass of nutmeg-infused punch. Don't leave without tasting a Grenadian chocolate treat, made from locally grown cocoa beans.

Wrapping Up the Day: Souvenirs and Departure

Before you return to your ship, stop by the bustling Esplanade Mall or the Art Fabrik boutique, where you can pick up unique hand-dyed batik clothing, spices, handmade jewelry, or some Grenadian chocolate to remind you of your day in this tropical paradise.

As the sun sets, casting an array of colors over the harbor, you embark back on your cruise ship, carrying with you a piece of Grenada in your heart. The experience and memories from this spice-scented island will surely linger as you set sail to your next Caribbean destination.

St. George's (Grenada) from Miami Cruise Schedule

A cruise that begins in Miami and stops in the St. George's (Grenada) would enchant even the most seasoned tourist with its natural splendor. Cruises to the St. George's (Grenada) are ideal for those who fantasize about lovely beaches dotted with palm trees and crystal-clear waters.

Date: December 11, 2023

Ports of Call: Miami, Costa Maya, Harvest Caye, Roatan, Cozumel, Miami, Gustavia, Roseau, Bridgetown, St. Georges, Castries, Antigua, San Juan, Great Stirrup Cay, Miami; View Itinerary

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Eastern Caribbean 17-day route

17-day Eastern Caribbean from Miami

Seven Seas Splendor, Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Date: February 9, 2024

Ports of Call: Miami, Key West, Puerto Plata, St. Thomas, Antigua, Gustavia, San Juan, Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, St. Georges, Scarborough, Kingstown, Pointe a Pitre, Castries, Bridgetown; View Itinerary

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Southern Caribbean 16-day route

16-day Southern Caribbean from Miami

Seven Seas Grandeur, Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Date: March 25, 2024

Ports of Call: Miami, Aruba, Bonaire, St. Georges, Castries, Antigua, Gustavia, San Juan, Charleston, Charleston, New York, New York; View Itinerary