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Grand Anse Beach - A view from our expert author
Grand Anse is Grenada’s signature beach. Over 3km in length and located some 5km to the south of St George’s, it is where you will find a number of the island’s premier resorts and luxury hotels. As it consists of fine, white powdery sand with the gentle rollers of an azure Caribbean, it is easy to understand why many of Grenada’s visitors are drawn to this spot and then very rarely move away from it again.
Grenada’s longest and most popular beach consists of fine, white powdery sand with the gentle rollers of an azure Caribbean.
Despite its enormous popularity, it never appears to be too crowded. Students from St George’s University tend to hang out at Umbrellas; always a popular spot for visitors and locals too. It can therefore be quite busy here sometimes. Looking out from Grand Anse across St George’s Harbour, you can clearly see the capital, Fort George, the Carenage, and sailing boats and motor cruisers at anchor.
(Photo: Grenada’s signature beach is over 3km long and has many of the island’s premier resorts © Celia Sorhaindo)
From Jenny’s Place at the northern tip to Kawana Bay at the very southern end, you will find a number of beachside bars and restaurants serving a variety of cold drinks, breakfasts, lunches and even fine dining. Also, if you are looking for watersports, most dive shops have a presence here. They offer a range of services including scuba-diving lessons, boat diving, boat trips, snorkel hire, ocean kayak and Hobie Cat hire.