Discover Grenada

Purity & Adventure

Grenada, with its unspoiled landscapes, has the perfect balance, appealing to the interest of adventure lovers, beach dwellers, or couples looking for a romantic destination. On our picturesque and petite island, you can go for a swim in the crystal clear waters of Grand Anse Beach to trekking through the rainforest of Seven Sisters Waterfalls, all within a day. Our English-speaking nation has some of the friendliest people in the Caribbean, so, even if you happen to get lost, you will surely encounter other aspects of our vibrant culture and hospitality.


Our History

In 1763, our mainland was named Grenada when the British gained control from the French who had named the country La Grenade. The name originates from Granada given by the Spaniards in the 1520s. When the British regained control, they failed in their attempts to rid the island of French influences imposed since 1649 when the French settled the island. Years on, our islands reveal influences of Amerindian customs, French and English…


Our Culture

Grenadian culture is expressed through music in all its variety; pageantry and poetry; dance and theatre; sport and recreation; and our natural penchant for welcoming, socializing, cooking and celebrating.



Our People

With less than 110,000 inhabitants and only 133 square miles of land, the tri island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique appears almost invisible on the world map. Despite its size, the island is widely known for its abundance of spices, unspoilt beauty and friendly people.

It has often been questioned though, how an island so tiny, can possess a people with such great character and huge hearts…


Grenada Heritage Map

Pure Grenada has been shaped by an interesting and thrilling mixture of French, African and British influences. Today, accents of our rich and colorful history still remain from our Georgian architecture to beautiful historical forts and ancient rum distilleries. By downloading the Grenada Heritage Map, you will have at your fingertips a virtual map that allows you to browse historical points of interest in Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique and get directions to them.