Grenada · Carriacou & Petite Martinique
The Spice of the Caribbean
Introduction, What to See & Do Diving
Carriacou & Petite Martinique Weddings & Honeymoons
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Known as the Spice Island of the green landscape and the thriving
Caribbean, the scents of nutmeg, wildlife of Grenada are just two of its
cinnamon, cloves and ginger waft on many treasures that the visitor can
balmy air, over the idyllic island of enjoy.
The State of Grenada lies at the Cultural &
southernmost tip of the Windward Historical Interests
Islands. An ideal destination for those Historic delights include three
seeking a relaxing, tropical holiday, military forts offering magnificent
Grenada has over 40 picturesque white views of the harbour, the exquisite
sand beaches with turquoise waters, Georgian architecture of the Houses
exciting aquatic sports, bountiful
natural preserves, and cultural and
historical sites and a pleasant year
round average climate of 23C or 80F
Local markets are filled with the taste
of the tropics and local handicrafts.
From the historical treasures of the
architecture, to the magnificent and
numerous waterfalls, rainforests and
natural preserves, Grenada is a
country of unspoilt natural beauty in
Grenada The spice of the Caribbean
crowds and are accessible to either the of Parliament and the fascinating
the tranquil region of the West Indies.
experienced or novice diver or artifacts housed in the Grenada
Excellent accommodation ranges from
snorkeler. National Museum. The Capital, St.
luxury hotels, through affordable family
George’s, is filled with well-preserved
friendly hotels to self-catering
apartments and intimate guesthouses.
Parks & Rainforests examples of French and English
One-sixth of Grenada’s landmass is colonial architecture.
Grenada has some of the most
beautiful beaches and the prettiest preserved as parks and natural wildlife
harbour in the Caribbean and this sanctuaries. Luscious, bountiful Spicy Facts
paradise is only 9 hours flying time tropical forests are filled with a large
■ The State of Grenada is comprised
from the UK, and approximately 4 variety of flora and fauna. Glorious
of three main islands.
hours from North America. Carriacou is waterfalls cascading into clear pools in
a twenty-minute flight or a 90-minute some of the stunning rainforests ● Grenada (pronounced Gra-nay-da)
ferry ride away from Grenada, and is provide the most breathtaking natural
● Carriacou (pronounced
the largest of the Grenadine islands. views. A leader in the growth of eco-
tourism, the Government of Grenada is
Aquatic Life dedicated to preserving the natural ● Petite Martinique (pronounced
A country of unique islands, one of beauty of the country. The unspoilt, Pitty Mar-ti-neek)
Grenada’s most lovely features is the
clear, turquoise waters. With 45
pristine beaches from which to choose,
you can swim and sunbathe in the
glorious rays of the sunshine or
explore beneath the sparkling seas
viewing the extensive reef formations
and a vast range of marine life which
includes morays, angelfish, octopi,
sharks, and sea-horses among many
Large shipwrecks still fascinate divers
and Grenada has quite an assortment
from which to choose. Its coral reefs
and clear waters make it a mecca for
divers. The treasures held underneath
the sea remain generally untouched by
■ Grenada has a second popular name destroyed by fire in 1990. The building
–the Isle of Spice has been beautifully restored to retain
● There are more spices per square most of its Victorian architecture. The
mile than any other place on the complex houses the Ministry of
planet Finance and other offices.
● Grenada produces 1/3 of the Gouyave & Grenville
world’s nutmeg supply Nutmeg Processing Stations
● Is the second largest producer These are the largest nutmeg
in the world of nutmegs processing factories on the island.
Grenada is the second largest
● Other spices grown include: Fedon’s Camp producer of nutmegs in the world,
cloves, cinnamon, mace, ginger, Located in the central mountain range accounting for about a third of the
bayleaves & tumeric of the Grand Etang, this historical site world’s supply. Tours are available for
■ Grenada was first sighted by can only be reached on foot. This US$ 1 per person.
Christopher Columbus in 1498 camp was named after Julien Fedon, a
French planter, who led a revolt against Grand Etang National Park
● Between 1609 & 1783 the island the British in 1795. A major tourist attraction and
changed hands between the
Fish Friday naturalist park which encompasses the
French and the British.
Every Friday night the fishing town of Grand Etang Lake, it covers 30 acres.
● Grenada was awarded to Britain in The lake is located approximately
Gouyave is transformed to welcome
1783 under the Treaty of persons to Fish Friday. Local seafood 1,740 feet above sea level, and is
Versailles delicacies of every description cooked situated in a rainforest, with many
● Grenada achieved its over open fires are on the menu, trails for hikers and nature lovers.
Independence from Britain on available from vendors.
February 7, 1974 Shelia Buckmire
Forts National Library
■ The many bays and sheltered Fort Frederick – Completed in 1791, First established in 1846, this library
anchorages make it a main yachting this bastion type fort on Richmond Hill is located in a former brick warehouse
center in the Eastern Caribbean commands a panoramic view of on the Carenage since 1892.
Fort George – Overlooking the Grenada National Museum
see and do
harbour, Fort George, built in 1706 is a
vantage point for sightseers and offers
a spectacular view of St. George’s tile-
roof architecture and picturesque
Set in the foundations of an old army
barracks and prisons built in 1704,
this small but interesting museum just
off Young Street, St. George’s offers a
skyline. This historic fort is also etched fine collection of objects and artifacts
in the nation’s history, being the centre of the island’s history and culture.
Belmont Estate of the island’s 19th October 1983
Located in Belmont, St. Patrick's is a political disturbance when Maurice Grenada Seafaris
300 year-old plantation that offers a Bishop and part of his cabinet were Thrill-seekers can enjoy a fascinating
unique link between the past and the executed by a faction of the People’s boat ride exploring the island’s
present. Your experience will include Revolutionary Government. It is now stunning coastline and dramatic
a museum, gardens, an old cemetery, the head-quarters of the Royal landscape on a Grenada Seafaris
traditional cultural performances and Grenada Police Force but is open for adventure. Grenada Seafaris offers a
a restaurant that caters only for lunch. sightseeing. variety of island tours which showcase
Carenage the history, ecology and geography
The inner harbour is a perfect of the island.
This historic building, located at the
horseshoe shape and is the centre end of the Carenage, was partially
of marine activity in St. George’s. Helvellyn Pottery
Georgian buildings add character & Learning Centre
to the Carenage. A North African influence combined
with local talents creating an
Dougaldston Spice Estate assortment of pottery designs.
An historical monument to Grenada’s Helvellyn House, located close by is a
past where most of the spices are traditional country house that serves
grown and receive primary processing. by reservations, local lunch
Six miles north of Grenville in the
parish of St. Patrick’s, Lake Antoine
occupies about 16 acres within a
perfect crater of an extinct volcano.
Laura Herb & Spice Gardens
Located near Perdmontemps in the
parish of St. David’s, these gardens
have samples of the herbs and spices
grown on the island.
North of the town of Sauteurs is a
steep cliff face that descends vertically
for more than 100ft. This historic
landmark is where the Carib Indians in
Grenada leapt off the edge into the
sea, rather than surrender to the
French Colonist in 1650.
Levera National Park Fendue mound, displays the grandeur Rosemount Falls, are privately owned
The scenery is beautiful, and marine of misty mountains, lush vegetation and and are only available to persons
areas are famous for their coral reefs romantic hills and valleys. Its beauty is lunching at the Rosemount Plantation
and sea grass beds that provide adorned with a rich array of colours House.
shelter for lobsters and beautiful reef of poinsettias, flamboyant trees, Royal Mt. Carmel Waterfall, consists
fishes. bougainvilleas and palms. Lunch is of two falls, cascading over 70 feet to
available crystal clear pools below. A fee of
Bustling, noisy and colourful, the River Antoine Rum Distillery US$ 1 is charged.
market is the centre of activity in St. This privately owned distillery, whose Seven Sisters Falls, consists of seven
George’s. It is the main site for those processes have changed little since waterfalls and is a 30-minute trek to
buying and selling local produce. the 1800s, is the oldest functioning the first fall.
water-propelled distillery not only in Tufton Halls Falls is unspoilt and
Marryshow House Grenada, but also throughout the recently discovered, and is accessible
Now the local centre of the University Caribbean. Guided tours are by foot only.
of the West Indies and a theatre for available.
many cultural shows and plays. It was Westerhall Rum Distillery
the former house of T.A. Marryshow, River Tubing Located on the Westerhall Estate. In the
known as the Father of Federation. Adventurous visitors can experience a
distillery itself there are still vestiges of
“thrill of a lifetime” river tubing on the
the old artifacts and equipment that
Mt. Rich Amerindian Balthazar River, spinning and swirling in
make up the refinery process.
Petroglyphs a modified river tube. View the exotic
Situated along the St. Patrick’s river scenery of the tropical vegetation on
valley in the village of Mount Rich, your trip down the river.
these petroglyphs are significant as the Waterfalls
only extensive area of carvings left on Annandale Falls are easily accessible,
the island that depict the way of life of small and offers scenic beauty to its
the Amerindians. They can be most visitors.
easily seen on the top and sides of a
Concord Falls are three very
very large stone on the riverbank where
picturesque waterfalls and are ideally
six carvings, headpieces, pottery,
suited for swimming; the first, Concord
implements and tools (spears, bows
Fall is accessible by road, the second
and axes) used in their hunting and
Au Coin, and the third Fountainbleu are
fishing were found.
only accessible by foot. A fee of US$ 1
Plantation House is charged.
This 18th century historical stone Honeymoon Falls, is picturesque and
building elegantly located on the Morne located at the base of Mt. Qua Qua.
The island is believed to have gotten
its name from the Carib for “land of
reefs,” and in the seventeenth and Sites of
eighteenth centuries was spelt
Kayryouacou. The French were the
first European settlers and were soon
joined by English and Scottish
Anse La Roche Beach
The most scenic beach on the island
The residents of Carriacou are a proud
and independent people. As with the
Glaswegian descendants, the African
with coral reefs just offshore. The
beach is secluded and unspolt and lies
at the foot of the High North Range.
Belair National Park
Has old French and English ruins,
along with pristine windmills that
attest to Carriacou’s industrial past.
It is also the venue for the Maroon
Festival and the Heritage Village.
descendants can often trace their
ancestry back to the African tribe to
The Carriacou Museum
which they belong.
Housed in a restored cotton gin mill,
The Big Drum Dance is a traditional the museum has exhibits tracing the
African dance originally performed early British and French occupation
only on special occasions – at planting of the islands. There is also an African
time, the launching of a boat, or at a and art section with paintings from
tombstone feast, when a tomb-stone Canute Calliste, the islands’ most
was erected on the grave of a relative. famous artist.
Today it is enacted at some cultural
European dances such as the The island has its own Carnival, which On the south-eastern coast of the
Quadrille, which was popular in both is held the two days before lent, and island, was one of the earliest
England and France in the eighteenth at Whitsuntide a two-day regatta is settlements, and an historical area
century, is still performed today. hosted. has been declared which shows 200
years of history, including life on
The main town, and Main Street runs
parallel with the coast. It has shops,
restaurants, banks, post office and the
Grenada Board of Tourism’s office.
Hillsborough is the only port of entry
that offers Clearance by Customs
High North Peak
At 955-ft (291m), is the highest point
on the island and is now protected as
a national park because of its natural
The first well ever built on Carriacou.
This dependency of Grenada has a Fishing and boatbuilding are still the
very strong culture. It also has one of main occupations. Some corn and
the highest per capita incomes in the peas are grown and sheep and goats
Is peaceful, with beautiful calm seas,
Eastern Caribbean. graze freely over the hills. Everything
and is one of the best beaches in the
else has to be imported.
Caribbean. About 900 people live on the island,
which covers 486 acres (194 hectares) Although the island has electricity and
Sandy Island and is 3 miles (5km) east of the telephones, the lack of rivers has made
Just off Carriacou, is famous for its northern half of Carriacou. The island water a valuable resource, and all
beauty, palm fringed white sandy can be reached only by boat. homes have a storage tank to collect
beaches, clear blue waters and The island is really one large hill. The rainwater.
stunning coral reefs. A popular diving eastern shore is rocky but there are
There is a small medical centre, visited
site, it’s scenery has often featured some fine beaches on the western,
by a government doctor from
as a backdrop for television leeward side.
Carriacou once a week, post office,
Like Carriacou, Petite Martinique was school and a small Catholic Church.
first settled by the French and many Other denominations hold outdoor
Tyrrel Bay islanders have names of French origin. services.
Is a popular anchorage for yachts,
and famous for its boat building and
craftwork, and the oyster beds among
the mangrove swamps. You can visit
the oyster beds by boat from there.
It’s a divers dream because of its
virgin reef and shoals of exotic, tropical
fish. The white sandy beaches make an
ideal picnic spot and the surrounding
waters are great for scuba diving and
Famous for its boat building, started
by a Scotsman. From here you can
take the 20-minute boat ride to visit
Air Canada offers one weekly direct flight
Shops – opening hours are generally 8 am to
Isle de Rhonde, the largest and only from Toronto during the period December 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, and on Saturday
other inhabited island is about eight to April. from 8am to 1p.m.
miles northeast of Grenada. American Airlines offers 3 flights weekly Government Offices – Opening hours are
from Miami, Florida Monday to Friday from 8am - 4 p.m., but
Other northern islands are Sister payments must be made by 3 p.m.
American Eagle offers flights via Puerto Rico.
Islands, Marquis Islands, Diamond or Camping
Kick ëem Jenny, Large, Frigate, Saline, British Airways, Monarch Airlines and Virgin Camping is not encouraged, as proper
Atlantic Airways offer direct flights weekly facilities are not in place.
White Island, Les Tantes, Isle de Caille, from London.
Sugar Loaf, Rose Rocks, Bonaparte Delta Airline offers weekly direct flights
Rocks, Green Island and Sandy Island. St. George’s with a superb land locked
from JFK, New York
harbour, is located on the southwest coast of
LIAT the Star of the Caribbean offers daily Grenada. It is the seat of government and the
Hog Island and Caliviny Island are to main commercial centre.
flights from twenty-six (26) destinations in
the south of Grenada, along with the Caribbean.
Glover, which was a Norwegian whaling Car Rental
Condor offers one flight weekly direct from Clients must be over 21 and have a valid
station until 1925. The ruins still Germany. driver’s license together with a local permit.
stand. In the winter season and in July/August, cars
SVG offers daily flights between Grenada and are rented for a minimum of 3 days.
Carriacou with connections to Union Island.
Conviasa offers flights twice daily to Grenada Car Rentals Grenada
from Magarita. Adams Auto Rentals
Tel: 473-444-3170 /473-405-0582
The State of Grenada is 133 square miles. AVIS
Grenada is 21 miles long by 12 miles wide. Tel: 473 440 3936 Fax: 473 440 9009
Carriacou is 13 sq. miles (34-sq. km) and E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Petite Martinique is 486 acres (194 Archie Auto Rentals Sales & Services
hectares). Tel: 473-439-0086, Fax: 473-439-0588
Banking hours are generally Monday to Azar’s Auto Rental & Tours
Thursdays from 8 am to 2 p.m., and on Tel: 473-414-2911 Fax: 473-440-5978
Fridays from 8 am to 4 p.m. Banks in E-mail: email@example.com
Grenada include First International Caribbean www.azarsrentals.com
Bank, Grenada Co-operative Bank, RBTT
Bank, Republic Bank and Scotia Bank. C & A Auto Rental
Grenada has 45 white sand beaches and Chris & Nicky Vehicle Rental
9 black sand beaches. Tel: 473-443-2881
Adventure Jeep Tours 473 444 5337
Bus Fares – EC$
Grenada: From St. George’s to: Annandale
$2.50, Concorde $3.50, Grand Anse $2.50,
Grand Etang $5.00, Grenville $6.00,
Gouyave $3.50, La Sagesse $3.50, Sauteurs
$6.50, Victoria $5.00, Westerhall $5.00
Carriacou: Within one mile $1.50 – over one
Fares are per person, one way and are
subject to official change.
Buses are numbered according to the route
that they are authorised to ply.
Dabs Car Rental Consulate of Guyana
Tel / fax: 473-444-4116 Tel: 473 440 2031 Fax: 473 440 4129
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org E-mail: Huggins@spiceisle.com
Consulate of Jamaica
David’s Car Rental Tel: 473 444 5210 Fax: 473 440 6605
Tel: 473 444 3399 Fax: 473 444 5777 Consulate of the Netherlands
e-mail: email@example.com Tel: 473 459 0712 Fax: 473 440 6605
Consulate of Spain
Dollar Rent-A-Car Tel: 473 440 2087 Fax: 473 440 4008
Tel: 473 444 4786 Fax: 473 444 4788 E-mail: Hubbards@spiceisle.com
Consulate of Sweden
Fas Car Rentals Tel: 473 440 3578 Fax: 473 440 4172
Tel: 473 443 2293 Fax: 473 443 3259 E-mail: Wilkinson@spiceisle.com
Embassy of Cuba
Gabriels Rental & Taxi Service Tel: 473 444 1884 Fax: 473 444 1877
Tel/Fax: 473 443 2304 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organisation of American States
General Rent -A -Car Tel: 473 440 2439 Fax: 473 440 6689
Tel: 473 440 2894 e-mail: email@example.com
United States Embassy
Indigo Car Rentals Ltd Tel: 473 444 1173-7 Fax: 473 444 4820
Tel: 473 439 3300 Fax: 473 444 5929 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
J & B Auto Rentals Tel: 473 440 1721 Fax: 473 440 6657
Tel: 473 435 5029 e-mail: email@example.com
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
www.jandbautorentals.com Tel: 473-439-6230 Fax: 473-439-6231
Jerry’s Auto Consulate of Italy
Tel: 473 440 1730 Fax: 473 440 0616 Tel: 473-444-5676 Fax: 473-444-5314
e-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maitlands Motor sales & Rentals
Tel: 473 444 4022 Fax: 473 440 8505 Climate
E-mail: email@example.com The lowest temperatures occur between
November and February. The climate varies
McIntyre Bros. Ltd. according to altitude. Driest season is
Tel: 473 444 3944 Fax: 473 444 2899 Psalms 1 Tel: 473-403- 8197 January to May. Rainy season is June to
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org December (even then, it rarely rains for more
www.caribbeanhorizons.com Quality Jeep Rentals Tel: 473-443-8307
than an hour at a time and not every day).
MCR Car Rentals Sunkey’s Rental Tel: 473-443-8382
Average Temperatures –
Tel: 473 440 5398 Fax: 473 440 6692 E-mail: email@example.com
J F M A M J J A S O N D
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Talk Back Rental Tel: 473-443-6721
Max 30 30 31 31 32 32 31 32 32 31 31 31
Nedd’s Rental & Service Wayne Auto Rentals and Services Min 23 30 30 20 22 23 23 22 22 22 22 21
Tel: 473 440 5599 Fax: 473 440 6333 Tel: 473-443-6120
E-mail: email@example.com Churches
Sanvics 4X4 Consulates/Embassies There is a good representation of all the
Tel: 473 444 4753 Fax: 473 439 4123 French Consulate major religions in most towns. Roman
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 473 405 9090 Fax: 473 444 3019 Catholics account for 64% of the population,
www.sanvics.com Consulate of Germany Anglican 22%, Methodist 3% and Seventh
Tel/Fax: 473 440 7260 Day Adventists 3%
Tel: 473 444 2831 Fax: 473 444 4269 Clothing
e-mail: email@example.com Lightweight and informal summer clothing
Thomas & Sons can be worn year round. Dress is generally
Tel/Fax: 473 444 4384 casual and sportswear is accepted in most
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org places.
www.spiceisle.com/ctscarent Visitors should not wear bathing suit or mini-
shorts in the streets or shops. Gentlemen are
Thrift asked to wear long trousers for dinner at
Tel: 473 444 4984/2342 hotels. Hiking shoes will prove useful.
www.grenadagrandview.com Nude/topless bathing is not permitted.
Y & R Car Rentals Credit Cards
Tel: 473 444 4448 Fax: 473 444 3639 Major cards are accepted by most hotels,
e-mail: email@example.com car rental companies and shops.
Car Rentals in Carriacou The East Caribbean dollar is linked to the US
Ade’s Dream Tel: 473-443-7317
dollar at 2.7169.
Barba’s Jeep Rental Tel: 473-443-7454 Departure Charge – airports
Lauriston Airport –Carriacou
Fire Ball Tel: 473-406-4313
EC$10.00 security charge for persons
Franklyn’s Rental Tel: 473-443-8496 5 years and over traveling to Grenada
Diving Fares (EC$): $25 per person one way
Grenada offers some of the best diving in the Power Catermaran Osprey Shuttle –
Caribbean and boasts the largest shipwreck Tel/ Fax 473-440-8126
in the Caribbean, a 600 - foot long cruise liner E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
called the Bianca C. See page 13 for details Journey time 90 minutes
on Diving in Grenada.
Departures from Grenada to Carriacou
Dolphin & Whale Watching Monday – Friday 9:00am & 5:30pm
About fifteen (15) species of whales can be Saturday 9:00am only
seen in Grenadian waters. During the period Sunday 8:00am & 5:30pm
December to April there is a 97% success
rate of sighting whales and dolphins. Among Departures from Carriacou to Grenada
those seen are the sperm, humpback, long Monday – Saturday 6:00am & 3:30pm
and short fin padded whales. Sunday 3:30pm only
Tours can be arranged with First Impressions: Departures from Carriacou to Petite
Tel/Fax: 473 440 3678. Martinique
E-mail: email@example.com Monday – Friday 10:30am & 7:00pm
www.catamaranchartering.com Sunday 9:30am & 7:00pm
Drivers License Departures from Petite Martinique to
To obtain a local permit, a bona fide driving Carriacou
license must be presented at the local traffic Monday – Saturday 5:30am & 3:00pm
department at the Central Police Station on Sunday 3:00pm
the Carenage, the cost is EC$ 30. Most car Fares
rental firms issue local permits. Please note Grenada to Carriacou EC$80.00 one way
that driving is on the LEFT. and Petite Martinique EC$160.00 return
Eco-Tourism Carriacou EC$30.00 one way
Grenada & Carriacou have a lot to offer the to Petite Martinique EC$60.00 return
eco-visitor. Bird watching, hiking and whale
watching are some of the activities that one Festivals & Special Events
can enjoy. January New Years Day
Spice Island Billfish Tournament
Electricity United Kingdom and its dependencies, British Grenada Sailing Festival
Voltage is 220 volts - 50 cycles. Appliances Commonwealth countries, Caribbean
rated at 110 volts (US standard) normally countries (except Cuba), European February Grenada Independence
work satisfactorily with a transformer. Most Community countries and their
hotels have standard British three prong dependencies, Norway, Japan, and Israel. March St. Patrick’s Day Festival
plugs, and provide dual voltage shaver units. April Grenada Triathlon
Bring an adaptor plug for small appliances Commonwealth of Independent States such
as Russia and the Ukraine and the Baltic Carriacou Maroon and String
Emergency Telephone Numbers States such as Estonia and Latvia, and other Band Festival
eastern European countries such as Hungary, Easter Celebrations
Police and Fire 911
Romania and Slovenia are required to
Ambulance St George’s 434 May Labour Day
purchase a tourist visa on arrival in Grenada.
St Andrews 724 The cost is EC$25.00.
Carriacou 774 Duty Free Allowances – Personal items, one June Fisherman’s Birthday
Coast Guard 399 quart in total wines and spirits; half-pound Rock D’ Spice
tobacco or 50 cigars or 200 cigarettes. July / August Carriacou Regatta
Entertainment Restricted items are fruits, vegetables, meat, Grenada Carnival
Most hotels provide entertainment; Steel soil, illegal drugs, firearms and ammunition. Emancipation Day
band music, crab racing, music and dancing.
There are a few nightclubs. The repertoire of Ferries October Thanksgiving Day
Grenadian performers include folk music, Mail Boat Schedule –
drama and cultural performances. Journey time 3-4 hours December Carriacou Parang
Karaoke Departures from Grenada to Carriacou
Creole Shack, The Carenage St. George’s Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Bananas, True Blue, St. George’s, 10:00am Food
Flamboyant Hotel Departures from Carriacou to Grenada Grenada’s Market Square offers seasonal
Movies Monday, Wednesday & Thursdays 10:00am. local fruit, vegetables and spices.
Reno Cinema, Lagoon Road, St. George’s Sundays - 12 noon. There are several super-markets, with a wide
Tel: 473-440-5368 variety of produce. Local meat, poultry,
Movie Palace, Grand Anse, St. George’s seafood, fruits and vegetables, milk, and
Tel: 473- 439-0901 Fax: 473-440-1500 dairy products are safe to eat.
Deluxe Cinema, Grenville, St. Andrew Grenada is located in the Caribbean. The
Tel: 473- 442 -7636 island is of volcanic origin and is divided by a
Night Club central mountain range. It is the most
Fantazia 2001 southerly of the Windward Islands. Tropical
Bananas, True Blue, St. George’s rainforests, and the stunning beauty of
Karma, The Carenage, St. George’s dormant volcanoes make this a fascinating
and diverse landscape with some of the finest
Entry Requirements beaches in the world.
A valid passport and return or onward ticket
is required. However, proof of citizenship Golf
bearing a photograph is acceptable from The Grenada Golf & Country Club is a 9-hole
British and Canadian citizens, if accompanied course located near Grand Anse. Facilities
with a copy of your birth certificate. Visas are include club rental, instruction, a snackette
not required from citizens of USA, Canada, and bar, and caddy service.
Green fees EC$70 for 9 holes, Club hire EC$ National Museums
35 and Caddy fees A Class EC$40 and
B Class EC$30 Tel. 473-444-4128.
Monday to Friday 9.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Government Saturday 10.30 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.
The State remains within the British
Commonwealth as an independent nation
Monday to Friday 9.30 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
and the Governor General represents Her
Majesty the Queen. There is a 13-member Perils Bugs /Hazards (minor)
Senate and a House of Representatives with Mosquito and Sandfly Bites – Use a repellent
a Speaker and 15 members each especially early mornings and evenings.
representing a constituency. Supermarkets sell effective mosquito coils
and vapour mats.
A variety of locally made handicraft is Centipede Bites – Painful but not lethal. See a
available from craft vendors located at the Location doctor as swelling can occur. Antihistamine
Market Square, the Grenada Craft Centre, The state of Grenada lies between Trinidad tablets and creams help.
the Grand Anse Craft and Spice Market, the and Tobago to the south and St. Vincent and Sea Urchin Spines – Uncommon but very
Blind Work Shop and selected shops around the Grenadines to the north in the Eastern painful. To remove long black spines, apply
the country. Caribbean. It is the southern-most of the soft candle wax, leave it to set, then pull out.
Windward Islands. It is just 100 miles north If they are under the skin, do not dig them
Health Clubs / Massage of Venezuela, 158 miles south west of out, they will dissolve.
Body Image Health Club (Excel Plaza) Barbados. Grenada is 12 miles (18km) wide
Tel: 473-444-3254 Coconut Palms – Coconuts could drop off.
and 21miles (34km) long, covers a land area
Body & Soul Fitness Tel: 473-439-3939 of 133 square miles (440 square km), and is Manchineel Apples – These trees provide
situated at 12N and 61W. shade on the beach and the fruit looks like
Hiking tiny green apples, but contain poison, which
Henry’s Safari Tours Marriage License blisters the skin.
Tel: 473-444-5313 Fax: 473 444 4460 State Requirements - Visitors wishing to marry Sun Burn – Even on cloudy days you can burn
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org in Grenada must be resident for a minimum so apply plenty of lotion often, even when out
www.henrysafari.com of three days, including weekends and public walking.
holidays, prior to applying for a license.
Telfor Hiking Tours License & Stamp fees cost EC$35.00. For
details on Your Wedding in Grenada please GSPCA, Lowthers Lane, St. George’s
Phinton Ferrier Tel: 473-444-9241 see page 17. Tel: 473-440-4874
Hotels Medical Facilities Population
A wide variety of properties are available. All visitors are encouraged to have health Approximately 102,000 of African, East
For further details contact the Grenada Board insurance. Indian and European descent.
of Tourism’s Office nearest to your location or St. George’s
visit the website: Postal Information
General Hospital Tel: 473-440-2051 Efficient mailing is enhanced by couriers. The
www.grenadagrenadines.com. In addition,
information is available from the Grenada Old Trafford Medical General Post Office is on the Lagoon Road by
Hotel & Tourism Association at: Centre – Tanteen Tel: 473-440-7780 the Port in St. George’s. There are sub-post
Tel: 473-444-1353, Fax: 473-444-4847 or offices in all towns and villages.
their website: www.gogrenada.gd
Institute –Calivigny Tel: 473-443-5693 Preservation
Investing in Grenada The barking of trees and taking of wildlife
St. Augustine’s Medical from the forests and rivers, and corals from
Persons interested in investing in Grenada services –St. Paul’s Tel: 473-440-6173
should contact the Grenada Industrial the sea are strictly forbidden.
Development Corporation, St. George’s University –
True Blue Tel: 473-444-4671
Frequente, St. George’s. There are currently eight radio stations and
Tel.: 473-444-1035; St. Andrew’s three television stations. Many hotels have
Fax: 473-444-4828. Mirabeau Hospital Tel: 473-442-7251 satellite/cable television.
www.grenadaworld.com St. Andrew’s Diagnostic Restaurants
Centre Tel: 473-438-3695 A wide variety exists offering local and
Land Holding License international cuisine.
All non-Grenadians or firms wishing to buy Carriacou Tel: 473-443-7400
As a guide to prices –
real estate in Grenada must apply to the Clinics and doctors are available island-wide. A three course meal, per person varies from
government under the Alien’s Land Holding All hotels have doctors available on call. EC$ 30 in local restaurants to EC$ 120 in
Ordinance for license. This process requires
Veterinary services are available for your pets 4/5 star hotels.
at the GSPCA, Lowthers Lane, St. George’s Drinks are from $2 for soft drinks, $4 for a
A fee of 10% on the value of the land or Tel: 473-440-4874 beer, $6 for spirits
interest in land, share or debenture is
charged. Bottle of wine from $20
Language There is a network of about 650 miles of
English is the official language
paved roads. Most of the main roads are in
Laundry Service (For Yachts)
Grenada Laundry Services Shopping
473-440-8499 Fax: 473 435 3321 Best buys include our spice baskets, locally
E-mail: email@example.com made batiks and screen printed items, locally
Grenada Marine 473-443-1667 made perfumes and potpourris, local jams
(especially nutmeg jam), jellies, syrups, local
Grenada Yacht Club 473-440-6826
handicrafts, strawwork and paintings. Duty
Henry’s Safari Tours 473-444-5313 free stores exist in St. George’s, Grand Anse
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and at the airport, selling jewelry, alcohol,
Spice Island Marina 473-444-4257 perfumes, crystal and other gift items.
Spices Spiceland Tours
Spices have served many purposes from Tel: 473-440-5127 Fax: 473 440 5466
flavouring foods to curing illness, and many e-mail:email@example.com
of the world’s spices are found in Grenada,
giving the island a unique fragrance and the
Tel: 473-444-1594 Fax: 473 444 1103
reputation of the Isle of Spice. Among the e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
spices grown are nutmegs, cinnamon, www.grenadasunsation.com
tumeric, cloves, ginger, mace, bay leaves,
tonka bean and pimento or all spice. Sunshine Tours
Tel/Fax: 473 444 4296
Sports Fishing e-mail:email@example.com
First Impressions Tel/ Fax: 473-440-3678
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Vaccinations
www.catamaranchartering.com None are required unless you are coming
from an infected area within six days of
True Blue Sportfishing
arrival, then a Yellow Fever vaccination
Tel/Fax: 473-444-2048 certificate is required from all travellers over
E-mail: email@example.com one year of age.
www.yesaye.com Carib Tours
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Valuables
Tax Lock up just as you would at home. It is a
There is a 10% Government Tax on hotel Caribbean Horizon Tours good idea to leave some cash in safekeeping
accommodation and 15%VAT on restaurant Tel: 473-444-3944 Fax: 473 444 2899 in your hotel and avoid taking valuables to
dining. e-mail: email@example.com the beach or on a hiking trip.
Taxis Dave Tours Water
Taxis and minibuses for hire are denoted by Tel: 473 444 1596 Fax: 473 444 1596 It is safe to drink. Bottled water is available.
registration numbers beginning with H e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Taxi Fares – all amounts are guide lines only DOPCO Tours Whale Watching – see Dolphins
Grenada: Maurice Bishop International Tel: 473-444-4732 Fax: 473 444 4818
Airport to Grand Anse, L’Anse aux Epines e-mail: email@example.com Yachts
Arriving yachts should display the yellow ‘Q’
approx $55EC. St George’s $55, within a Grenada Tours & Travel
flag and the courtesy flag of Grenada from
mile radius $7. Trips outside of St. George’s: Tel: 473-440-9150 Fax: 473 444 9447
the star board spreader of the main mast.
First 10 miles $4 per mile, then $3 per mile. e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Captains should prepare the following: Three
Between 6pm and 6 am, there is an www.hugginsgrenada.com
crew and/or passenger lists; immigration
additional charge of $10 per journey.
Henry’s Safari Tours cards for crew or passengers landing; ships.
Carriacou: From Lauriston Airport to Belair, Tel: 473-444-5313 Fax: 473 444 4460 stores and health declaration; a port
Mt Royal, Top Hill Road approximately e-mail:email@example.com clearance from last port of call; ID for crew
EC$30. Hillsborough EC$20, Harvey Vale, www.henrysafari.com and passengers; a valid passport or birth
Mt Pleasant EC$35, Belmont, Windward certificate, etc. Clearance is provided at The
EC$35. Grenada Yacht Club, St. George’s, Grenada
Tel: 473-444-3697 Fax: 473-439-1456
Marine in St. David’s, and Spice Island
Telecommunications Marina, Prickly Bay. Clearance is also
Mandoo Tours available in Hillsborough, Carriacou. There
Cable & Wireless (Grenada) Ltd. operates a
Tel: 473-440-1482 Fax: 473 444 1428 are clearance and navigational aid fees. After
fully digital telecommunications service with
e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org hours, the Customs and Immigration officers
approximately 20,000 connections and
www.grenadatours.com are entitled to charge over time.
world-wide direct dialling islandwide. Direct
dialling is available from most hotel rooms. Otway Tours
IDD calls are on a per minute basis with a Tel: 473 440 2558 Fax: 473 440 0532 Yacht Charters/Day Cruises
15% VAT on landline service and 20% Carib Cats
P & M Investment
government tax on mobile service. The IDD Tel: 473-444 3222 Fax: 473-442-3222
Tel: 473 440 0387 e-mail:email@example.com
code for Grenada is 473 plus a seven-digit e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
number. Pete’s Mystique Tours
Mobile service is available on island from Tel: 473-440 3678
Cable & Wireless and Digicel. E-mail: email@example.com
Tennis Footloose Yacht Charters
Facilities are available at most hotels. Public Tel: 473-440 7949
tennis courts are located at Grand Anse & e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Tanteen, St George’s. www.grenadasailing.com
Horizons Yacht Charters
Tipping Tel: 473-439 1000 Fax: 473-439 1001
A 10% service charge is added by most e-mail: email@example.com
hotels and restaurants. Further gratuities www.horizonyachtcharters.com
are at your discretion.
Island Yacht Charters
Ground Tour Operators Tel: 473-443 5624 Fax: 473 443 3074
A & E Tours Rhum Runner
Tel /Fax: 473-435-1444 Tel/Fax: 473-440-4386
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail:email@example.com
Adventure Jeep Tour Spice Island Marine Services
Tel: 473-444-5337 e-mail: Tel: 473-444 4257 Fax: 473 444 2816
The underwater scenery in Grenada is
every bit as breathtaking as it is above
the waves, and just as accessible. Most
of the diving facilities in Grenada are
Diving Most sites are easily accessible either
by snorkeling near to shore reefs, or by
taking a brief ride on a dive boat. The
farthest site is around Kick ‘em Jenny
located in the South of the island. and Isle de Rhonde, where the
underwater visibility is unparalleled
The diving in Grenada is some of the
and the sea life magnificent. Divers can
best in the Caribbean, and we boast
easily do two dives a day for a week
the largest Shipwreck in the Caribbean.
without exhausting Grenada’s dive
Diving in Grenada is perfect for the
novice and a challenge for the master.
The waters surrounding Grenada and Carriacou - which means Land of Reefs
Carriacou offer fun and excitement for - offers excellent and varied diving
divers of all skill levels. From lazy drift opportunities. Waiting for you are
dives over coral gardens to an eerie nearly every kind of coral imaginable,
and challenging exploration of the along with the sea fans, sea horses,
wrecks of the Bianca C, these waters graceful rays, curious barracuda and a
are captivating more and more visitors full medley of colourful reef fish -
each year. angels, clown fish and grouper.
Regulations: What sea creatures can you see?
Damaging coral by anchor, chains or
any other means anywhere in Grenada
REEFS: rock beauties, angel fish, tang,
grunts, damsel, fish, blennys, parrot
fish, wrasse, trigger fish, jaw fish,
waters is Prohibited. NO MARINE LIFE
MAY BE TAKEN WHILE SCUBA DIVING
NOR MAY ANY CORAL, SPONGES,
ETC. BE TAKEN FROM GRENADIAN
spotted drums, morays, snake eels,
lobsters...DEEPER WATER: eagle rays,
turtles, grouper, occasional sharks on
Boss Reef – there are three (3) main
the Bianca C...WALLS: schools of dive sites on this extensive reef (from
WATERS AT ANY TIME. USE OF A
yellow chromis, creole wrasse, horse- the red buoy in the harbour to Point
SPEAR GUN, HAWAIIAN SLING, POLE
eye and blackjacks... WRECKS: As Salines)
SPEAR OR A SEINE NET IS NOT
PERMITTED WITHOUT A LICENSE. above, plus barracuda especially on Windmill Shallows – a narrow ridge
Bianca C. only twenty to thirty feet wide, it rises
Frequently Asked Questions from the plate coral at 90ft on the
What Affiliation exists?
Is there a decompression chamber? landward side and has a slope on the
All dive shops have PADI instructors,
No, however there are chambers in seaward side that drops to 140ft or so
some also have BSAC and CMAS
Barbados & Trinidad, both only 30 before turning into a proper wall.
teachers on staff. Other international
minutes away by low flying plane There is an abundance of fish because
diver certifications are recognized and of tidal currents flowing over the ridge.
(there is an air ambulance service on dive shops do universal referrals.
the island) but their services have Dragon Bay – is a wall dive starting in
never been required by dive shops. What types of Boats are used for the sands of Dragon Bay and ending in
(All members of the Grenada Scuba Dives? - Molinere. Deep channels of volcanic
Diving Association have an emergency It varies from PIROGUES with ladders rock rise from a sandy bottom, making
plan and oxygen on board.) to larger boats with platforms. it suitable for beginners along the top,
and for advanced divers along the
How deep are the sites and what is bottom of the wall. There is a black
visibility like? coral to be found from 45ft as well as
Sites vary from 20 feet / 8 meters a mass of black gorgonians with
to120 feet /40 meters. frequently sightings of groupers,
Visibility varies from 30 feet to 100 morays and angelfish.
Whibble Reef – a sloping sand wall
What is diving like? that descends sharply to 167 feet to
Diving is comparable to the better- the north, and gently to the south. This
is an advanced drift dive over
known dive sites in the Caribbean, with
enchanting reef and coral formations.
the reefs considerably more intact; we
Travelling along the edge, schools of
have a larger variety of fish and the
jack, runner and wrasse can be seen.
largest wreck in the Caribbean. Most Among the brown coral, along the top
diving in Grenada is easy, except of the reef, you see turtles, eagle rays
where occasional strong currents are and the occasional sleeping sand
experienced around the Bianca C, Isle shark. Lobster and barracuda also
de Rhonde and south coasts of both abound.
Bianca C – a 600ft cruise ship, sunk in
How many sites are there? 1961, lying on a sandy plain in 167
There are more than 50 sites feet of water, edged on the south side
including, reefs, wrecks and walls most by Whibble Reef. At times there are
within 5 -15 minutes boat ride from the strong tidal currents, making this an
dive shops. advanced deep dive (with a checkout
dive required). The ship is encrusted
What marine life can you see? with hydroids as well as black, soft and
The REEFS are composed of finger hard corals. There are schools of jack,
coral, sea whips, sea fans, brain coral, barracuda and spotted eagle ray in
pillar coral, brown coral trees... The abundance.
WALLS have blue vase sponges, black Veronica L – Is a small cargo vessel
gorgonians, black & brown coral... The laying at 50ft/15m within a reef bed of
WRECKS have hydroids, sponges and star corals and sea rods. The wreck is
a variety of soft corals. schooled by Creole wrasses and
chromis. Frog fish, nudibranches, with angelfish, lobster, turtle, green
cleaning shrimp and blennies can be moray eels, and stingrays.
Kohanee – This is one of the most
Quarter Wreck – is the other part of colourful reefs in Grenada due to its
three wrecks. It lies on the edge of wide variety of sponges and soft
Grand Reef, there are some nice coral corals. Two ridges give the opportunity
formations, and larger scholls of fish in for a dive between 30ft /10m and 90ft
the deeper parts, along the descent /30m encountering turtles, flying
towards the sandy plain on which the gurnards, rays, star fish and Creole
Bianca C lies. wrasses.
Kick ‘em Jenny – offers excellent Shark Reef – A gentle slope drops to
visibility of about 100 feet and is a a 60ft deep sandy bottom. Sometimes
favourite of area dive masters. Kick’em home to sleeping nurse sharks, giant
Jenny is a submarine volcano, and rare channel clinging crabs, lobsters,
and plentiful coral and marine life can morays, rays, turtles and the
be seen here. The site is often occasional reef shark.
combined with the area around Isle de San Juan Wreck – The wreck of an
Rhonde in a two –two dive. 80ft fishing vessel in two parts at a
depth of 90ft/30m, is also know as the
Grenada Marine Park, Happy Hill
Shark Wreck, as it gives a nurse shark
& Flamingo Bay – A sheltered bay
population a resting spot in the
perfect for beginners to explore the
under water world, the reef extends
out to a nice little drop off with the Hema 1 Wreck – At a depth of
most prolific fish life close to shore. 110ft/35m, this wreck houses
barracudas, nurse sharks, turtles and
Dragon Bay, Molinere Reef & pelagic fishes.
Bucaneer Wreck – A wall dive starting
in the sands of Dragon Bay and King Mitch – Advanced diving at its
leading to small canyons in shallow best, currents, blue water descend to
waters and a beautiful reef, dropping 125ft/38m. This wreck of a
to sand at 60ft. where the wreck of a minesweeper is 4miles out in the
43ft yacht lies. Covered in hydroids Atlantic Ocean. It is covered in
and black corals, the reef is inhabited hydroids and soft corals and houses
by seahorses, lobsters, octopuses and eagle rays, nurse sharks, gray reef
occasionally stingray. sharks and turtles.
Whibbles Reef – Just 50yards from
the Bianca C wreck, a sloping ridge
descends quickly from 60ft/20m to
160ft/50m. One of the advanced drift
dives over a forest of black gorgoniens.
Along the drift you see turtles, creole
wasses, eagle rays, barracudas,
Barracuda Point – Reef -Top is
lobsters and moray eels. 27ft/9m and slope/wall 75ft/23m.
Strong currents, a div for experienced
Quarter Wreck – the stern quarter of
a larger cargo vessel lies in shallow
water on the outside of a long shoal. Deep Blue -Carriacou – The reef
The surrounding reef slopes to 60ft slopes from 27ft /9m to 130ft /40m
/20m and is ideal for beginner divers. and sometimes has strong currents.
Shakem Wreck – Is an inter island Divers Surprise – Suitable for
freighter which sank in 2001, now beginners as well, the reef slopes from
nicely overgrown with corals and fully 20ft/7m to 75ft/23m. Barracuda,
intact. Currents and a dept of snapper, flamingo tongue, moray eels,
90ft/30m make is a dive for lobster and crabs are seen.
Magic Garden – Visit the wreck of a
Purple Rain – This reef slopes from small tugboat ending in a rock-garden
35ft /11m to 85ft /25m. It is inhabited with giant boulders and encountering
‘champagne’ bubbles from volcanic
activity at a gentle slope of 23ft/8m to
Isle de Rhonde Devotion2Ocean
Millennium 2000 – A steep slope to
a depth of 72ft/22m with no strong
The Deep Blue – A beautiful steep
Tel: 473-444-1092 Fax: 473 444 5875
currents is specially suited for
beginners and night diving. wall dropping to 140ft /42m, covered e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
with sea fans and sponges. Strong www.divegrenada.com
Sharky’s Hideaway –Underwater currents attract an array of pelagic
landscape starts with reef slopes at marine life. The dive ends in the
Tel: 473 444 7777 Fax: 473 444 1046
23ft/8m and ends in a rock garden shallow reef where large star coral
with canyons at 75ft/23m. Nurse boulders give cover for nurse sharks, www.ecodiveandtrek.com
sharks, giant moray eels, porcupine lobsters and moray eels.
and angelfish can be seen. Native Spirit
Sister Islands – A group of three Tel /Fax: 473- 439 – 7013
Western Adventure – Reef slopes rocks where in one divers can find a E-mail: email@example.com
steeply to a depth of 75ft/23m. cave, surface and gasp some air. www.nativespiritscuba.com
Occasionally shrimps, stingray, eagle Diamond Rock – This dramatic rock ScubaTech Grenada
ray, nurse shark and French angelfish dividing the currents is well covered Tel: 473- 439-4346
are seen. with sea fans and canyons. It attracts Fax: 473-444-5050
turtles and sharks. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
World of Dreams – Stingray,
angelfish, giant soft corals, porcupine Dive Facilities – Grenada
fish and turtles are seen at this reef Aquanauts Grenada Ltd Dive Facilities – Carriacou
that slopes gently from 23ft/8m to Tel: 473-444-1126 Fax: 473-444-1127 Arawak Divers
72ft/22m. e-mail email@example.com Tel / Fax: 473-443-6906
www.aquanautsgrenada.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wreck of the “Westsider” – The
100ft long wreck is in a depth of
90ft/28m. The dive is suitable for Carriacou Silver Diving
experienced divers only. It is a Tel/Fax: 473-443 7882
spectacular wreck dive and an e-mail email@example.com
abundance of marine life like www.scubamax.com
barracudas, and lobster colonies can Lumba Dive
be seen. Tel: 473-443-8566
In Grenada ■
Imagine getting married on a treasure Documentation required All documents must be in English.
island against a backdrop of palm- ■ Valid passports If the originals are in another
fringed white sands and a turquoise Language, they must be translated
sea sparkling behind you, or on a ■ Birth certificates into English and certified.
sailboat, or in an arbour, scented with ■ Sworn Affidavit, or letter from a
the perfume of exotic tropical flowers. Clergy Man, Lawyer or Registry if State Requirements
one or both parties are single, ■ Visitors must be resident on island
If you are looking for the perfect
attesting to the fact that the
destination for your special day, then for a minimum of three days
parties involved have not been
Grenada will fulfill your dream of a (including weekends and public
married previously. (One each if
Caribbean paradise. Together with its holidays) before applying for a
both are single)
sister islands, Carriacou and Petite licence.
Martinique, Grenada is renowned as ■ Decree Absolute if divorced (one
each if both are divorced) ■ Application for a Marriage Licence
one of the prettiest and least spoilt
is then made at the Prime
islands in the Caribbean. ■ If widowed, a death certificate
Minister’s Office and the
Grenada has a wide selection of ■ If under the age of 21, evidence of necessary Stamp Duty and licence
accommodation, some of which offer parental consent by way of an fees paid. This process takes
wedding packages. Independent Affidavit from a Lawyer or Notary about two days but slightly longer
Wedding Planners are also available to Public. if either party is divorced as
make your arrangements. ■ Legal proof if name is changed by documents must be sent to the
No blood tests are required Deed Poll Ministry of Legal Affairs.
A Typical Wedding Package includes Prime Minister’s Office – 6th Floor
the following and generally costs Ministerial Complex, Botanical
between US$400.00 and Gardens, St. George’s
Registry General’s Office – Ground
■ Marriage Licence Floor, Ministerial Complex, Botanical
■ Registrar or Minister’s Fee Gardens, St. George’s
■ Wedding Certificate Frequently Asked Questions
■ Ceremony Q: What is the legal requirement of
residency prior to applying for a
■ EC$15.00 stamp to be provided licence in Grenada?
■ Hotel Room upgrade (subject to
with the marriage licence to the A: Three days (including weekends
Prime Minister’s Office and public holidays)
Additional amenities offered by some
■ EC$2.00 payable to the Registry Q: I’ve lost my original birth
certificate – is a duplicate copy
■ Professional photographer
■ EC$5.00 stamp to be presented from the Registry of Births,
■ Bridal bouquet and groom’s with the certificate Deaths and Marriages
Please note that these are the fees at
■ Wedding cake the time of printing and that these fees A: Yes
are subject to change.
■ Bottle of champagne or wine Q: I am adopted and therefore do not
Office Locations have a Birth Certificate, only
■ Complimentary breakfast in room
All offices are opened between adoption papers, Will this do?
■ Witnesses, Best Man and Maid of 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Monday to Friday A: Yes
Honour if required. (closed on weekends and public
holidays) Q: How long would a clergyman,
lawyer or registrar need to know
■ EC$10.00 fee payable at the Treasury – Financial Complex, The the individuals to be able to attest
Treasury Carenage, St. George’s to single status?
A: There is no given time frame – Q: Can my partner and I use one
however, the necessary legal affidavit to attest to both of us
documentation must be provided being single?
Q: How long does it take to have the A: Yes, if both parties reside in the
Marriage Certificate issued? same Borough, County, City,
Parish or State. No - if both
A: Approx. 2 working days Parties live in a different Borough,
Q: How will I get my certificate if I County, City, Parish or State.
leave within 2 days? Q: Is an official letterhead sufficient?
A: Prior arrangements can be made A: No, an official stamp from the
with the Registry General’s office issuing office, together with a
to forward the Certificate to a signature must be placed on the
given address (all costs to be document
borne by the couple)
Q: Does an affidavit need a Notorary
Q: Where do I obtain a Sworn Public’s stamp?
Affidavit confirming my single
A: No, an official stamp from the
issuing office (Lawyer, Registrar or
A: From a lawyer, registrar or Church Office), together with their
clergyman (priest). The document signature is sufficient
must be on letter headed paper,
Q: Do I need a blood test or other
with an official stamp from the
medical examination for a
marriage in Grenada?
Q: Can my partner and I use the
same lawyer, registrar or
clergyman to attest our Single
A: Yes, if both parties reside in the
same Borough, County, City,
Parish or State. No, if both
parties live in a different Borough,
County, State, City or Parish.
GRENADA BOARD OF TOURISM OFFICES
Grenada Board of Tourism
P.O. Box 293, St. George’s, Grenada.
Tel: 473-440-2279/2001 Fax: 473-440-6637
Grenada Board of Tourism
Main Street, Hillsborough, Carriacou
Tel: 473-443-7948 Fax: 473-443-6127
Grenada Board of Tourism
439 University Ave. Suite 920, Toronto,
Ontario M5G 1Y8, Canada
Tel: 416-595-1339 Fax: 416-595-8278
Grenada Board of Tourism
c/o DUXIN COM, 3 Square Neuilly Château
92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Tel: 33 09 5322 1675 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grenada Board of Tourism
Schenkendorfstrasse 1, 65187 Wiesbaden, Germany
Tel: 0611-2676720 Fax: 0611-2676760
Grenada Board of Tourism
c/o Eyes2market UK Ltd, 26 - 28 Hammersmith Grove
4th Floor London W6 7BA, United Kingdom
Tel: 020 8328 0644 Fax: 087 0199 2626
Grenada Board of Tourism
P.O. Box 1668, Lake Worth, Fl 33460, USA
Tel: 561-588-8176 Fax: 561-588-7267
Toll Free: 1-800-927-9554
Please note that every effort is made to ensure that the information contained is correct.
The Grenada Board of Tourism cannot be held responsible for any errors, omissions or changes.