Cruise to St. George’s, Grenada – awaken the senses in the Caribbean ‘Spice Island’
Breathe in…. and relax! Sensual nutmeg, tangy ginger, heady cloves and cocoa…the lush ‘Spice Island’ of Grenada in the Southern Caribbean is renowned for its spice plantations, picking and processing. Cruise passengers are greeted with an exotic array of aromas upon their arrival at Grenada’s capital town of St. George’s and the heady scent of locally grown spices firmly declares your arrival in holiday paradise.
The vibrant town of St. George’s is a key destination for MSC cruise ships during our Caribbean cruise itineraries. Whatever your vacation style, we have a variety of activities designed to suit all tastes and ages. Consult our comprehensive excursion packages for details on trips around the island and to ensure you enjoy the best deals on the key sights. Get straight to the heart of Grenada’s history with a visit to the oldest and largest spice plantation, the Dougaldston Estate.
Active travelers can swap their MSC luxury liner for a small sailboat and head off on an adventure-packed diving excursion, as Grenada ranks among one of the best shipwreck diving locations in the world. For a truly unique art experience, swim or sail to the Underwater Sculpture park; created by international sculptor, Jason de Caires Taylor, this undersea ‘gallery’ is accessible to divers, snorkellers and by glass-bottomed boat and showcases beautiful, magical under the sea.
Back on dry land, a trip to purchase fresh spices from the marketplace is a must, and wonderful gifts are also found in St George’s old town (Carenage district) with more boutiques found along the waterfront (Esplanade). Do not miss Grand Anse beach, without doubt one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean, whilst chocoholics may like to squeeze in a visit to the Grenada Chocolate Company, makers of organic dark chocolate – heaven indeed!
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