reposted from Sandals Blog
Sandals Grenada in a nutshell
Accommodation Type: 5 star all-inclusive resort (adults-only).
Location: Pink Gin Beach, Grenada.
Recommended airport: Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND).
Transfer time to resort: 5 minutes.
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Sandals Grenada is one of the newest and best rated Sandals resorts overall, located on the beautiful Pink Gin Beach. With the Underwater Sculpture Park around the corner, it is a great location for scuba diving and snorkeling. Sandals Grenada is the perfect romantic honeymoon destination!
Atmosphere: Sophisticated, Laidback, Social.
Restaurants: 10 restaurants.
Overall review of Sandals Grenada
It’s no secret that Sandals Grenada is the Caribbean’s leading luxury all-inclusive resort for the last three years in a row (World Travel Awards). Located on the picturesque Pink Gin Beach, the resort has a unique advantage and this is brought together by impeccable service and inclusions that are almost too good to be true. Of over 3,000 reviews, 91% (!) of the guests at Sandals Grenada vote their stay as “Excellent”, or “Very Good”. The resort scores highly for a number of reasons, including that it boasts some of the most innovative swimming pools, and it is one of the best Sandals resorts for a vacation that includes some of the most incredible scuba diving. Here are the three things guests love most about Sandals Grenada:
Three things guests love about Sandals Grenada
1. Guests love the sushi and Champaign
Sushi lovers will be happy to know they have pretty much found a home at Sandals Grenada. Though the resort has 10 simply delectable restaurants to choose from, Soy Sushi Bar is a favorite, and a must visit during your stay. Here you’ll find the freshest sushi every day, best paired with a glass of Champaign. The staff will ensure you have an experience that is pleasing to the pallet. Once you’ve fulfilled your sushi craving, you can also check out Cucina Romana, Sandals’ Italian restaurant where you can find top notch Italian cuisine.
Insider tip: The most popular restaurants at Sandals Grenada require a reservation. Make sure to make some dinner reservations on arrival, especially during peak season! For dress-codes and opening times,
2. Guests love the pools and swim up bar
What’s a Caribbean beach resort without a swim up bar? Well, probably still a pretty decent resort, but make no mistake about it, being able to swim right up to the bar, hop on a bar stool and enjoy great ambiance, music and good company is truly incomparable. At Sandals Grenada, you’ll be able to spend some time in the ‘party pool’, the highlight of which is the swim up bar where there’s always an interesting activity in progress. Beach side though, you’ll find a quieter pool, if peace and serenity is what you crave.
3. Guests love the Pink Gin Beach
With the beautiful Pink Gin Beach as a backdrop, Sandals Grenada is hard to beat. Guests can lounge near the ocean and watch as the waves lap gently against the shoreline as they are reminded of just how lucky they are to be in this part of the world where it sometimes seems like time stands still to offer more time to soak in the lushness of life. In any case, after spending a late afternoon watching the sun go down in Grenada, you’ll be more than convinced you’re in the right place.
Insider Tip: Wake up to the sound of the ocean and enjoy the most incredible sunsets from one of the luxurious Skypool Suites.
Picture: The Skypool Suites at Sandals Grenada come with a private infinity pool.
In addition to these amazing three reasons guests love Sandals Grenada, while on the island you will be able to book some amazing half and full day tours of the island via Island Routes’ office right at the resort.
Popular tours and excursion at Sandals Grenada
Grenada Rainforest & Waterfall Dune Buggy Tour.
Ride in a two-seater buggy along coastal and mountain trails while following a trained guide on your way to the Annandale Waterfalls.
Begin your journey from the trails of Mt. Hartman to Clarks Court Bay Marina. From here you’ll drive over the Morne Jaloux Ridge and enjoy the wonderful vistas of the south western end of the island that provide great photo ops. Crawl up mountainous roads to the lively villages of Beaulieu and Constantine and navigate the mud trails of the Annandale Forest home to some of the most exotic flora and fauna.
Now that you feel at one with nature it’s time to plunge into the cool waters of the Annandale Waterfalls, originating from the Grand Etang Lake. Relax as you soak up the majestic beauty of rapidly flowing water cascading down walls of volcanic rocks. Afterwards complete your journey by cruising down the hills and back to base.
Insider tip: Sandals Grenada repeat guests often recommend to spend at least one (half) day outside of the resort to explore the island. Make sure to book tours and excursions before arrival to ensure availability.
Lover’s Rock Sunset Cruise.
Sail off into the sunset on this romantic cruise aboard the 60-foot, motorized catamaran. Enjoy stunning views of the golden sun sinking into the sea and lighting up the horizon with a spectrum of red, pink and orange tints on this evening cruise delight. Munch on snacks and sip cocktails as you stand on deck and watch the sky change with fiery color. During this two-hour cruise, you will sail off the coast of St George’s, allowing you to take superb pictures of the historic buildings situated behind the bell-shaped harbor called the Carenage. Laugh out loud with newfound friends as the undulating shoreline passes you by and sway to the rhythms of the pulsating Caribbean music. There’s nothing quite like a Caribbean sunset at sea to reawaken the fires of love or to ignite memories that will last a lifetime.
Grenada in a nutshell.
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Enjoy a full day of adventure where you’ll visit many of Grenada’s prime attractions and take in beautiful views of the island’s west coast.
Learn about the secrets of Grenada’s “black gold” and primary export crop, nutmeg, at the Gouyave Nutmeg Cooperative. Passing the fishing village of Victoria, your next stop takes you back in time to the Diamond Chocolate Factory and Cocoa Estate where delicious chocolate is still made using traditional farming methods.
Up next travel to the northern town of Sauteurs where you’ll learn about the fierce Caribs who resisted French rule. Then a delicious plantation lunch awaits you at Belmont Estate; Grenada’s finest agri-tourism facility. After lunch there’s time to sample River Antoine rum, manufactured using waterpower and traditional methods that date back 200 years!
The return ride takes you to 1900ft above sea level into the Grand Etang Forest Reserve to see the volcanic crater lake. Finish the day surrounded by lush vegetation and spice trees in the heart of the rainforest as you take a refreshing swim at the cascading Annandale Falls.
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