Grenada is an ecologically rich island destination featuring mountains, tropical rain forests, many waterfalls, rivers, and rich soil from its volcanic origins. Grenada features a wide variety of plant and animal life. Grenada boasts a year round average temperature of 27°C. It has two seasons that are determined by rainfall with the dry season running from January to May, and the rainy season running from June to December. Grenada lies on the edge of the Hurricane Belt and has therefore only suffered three hurricanes in the past 50 years. Hurricane season runs from June to November.
There are 45 beautiful beaches in Grenada. But the Grand Anse Beach, just a short distance from St. George's, is considered one of the world's finest beaches and it is in this area that most of the water-based sports and activities are concentrated. There are also a growing number of ecologically based tours with the country's recent efforts to preserve and protect its natural resources. Grenada has developed national parks that protect both its forests and reefs and some stunning bird sanctuaries. This beautiful island features the opportunity to golf, horseback ride, sport fish, hike, go river tubing, snorkel or dive, or simply relax by the sparkling waters of Caribbean Sea. For the less adventurous, there is shopping, and fine dining that reflects French, African and Indian influences. You can tour a nutmeg processing plant, visit museums, or wander in stunning gardens. Grenada has also become a popular cruise ship destination. This delightful island is filled with so many options for discovery and adventure that you will be sure to visit again and again.