Recommendations: Best Things To Do in Saint George’s, Grenada?

Grenada remains a bit off the beaten path when it comes to Caribbean vacation destinations, but that turns out to be a benefit in terms of experiencing some of the charm of the old Caribbean before commercialism by global brands changed the face of the unique local destinations.

Saint Georges, Grenada

Any suggestions for great things to do in Grenada? Add a comment below and help promote family harmony
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The spice island, Grenada is the fifth stop in our holiday cruise on the Celebrity Millennium. Constantly seeking exceptional destination experiences, we are hoping to capture some creative suggestions in the comments.

Having visited Grenada on the Queen Mary 2 a couple years back, there is a sure bet recommendation for those wanting to see the best of the island and learn about its history. I would have to rank Mandoo as the most knowledgeable and personable tour guide I have ever encountered. The man is a walking encyclopedia for Grenada and has such a depth of knowledge that he is able to easily tailor tours to focus on the specific interests of the participants.

Grenada epitomizes “old school” Caribbean with is River Antoine Distillery – not only established in 1785, but still making rum essentially the same way since its inception with its water wheel driven mill and open storage tanks. Much of the spice production also uses traditional methods

One alternative for an excursion heavy cruise itinerary is always to find a stretch of scenic, uncrowded beach for some relaxing, unstructured time. This time around, we just might wind up on Grand Anse Beach.

Family background – I like adventure and my wife likes the beach and shopping. Our two daughters are 13 and 20 years old respectively. A personal, yet admittedly unrealistic, goal is to partake of activities that would avoid interaction with teenage or twenty-something boys…

With that in mind, please let us know what you think are the best activities for our day in port. Below are some of the resources we use to research great destination experiences.

Here are the resources I am using to research the best experiences for our day in port for St. Georges, Grenada:

Of course, the ports are only one facet of a cruise experience – below is some information on the ship and itinerary:

Celebrity Cruises
Cruiseline: Website
Ship: Celebrity Millennium
Itinerary: 10 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan, Puerto Rico | St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles | Castries, Saint Lucia | Bridgetown, Barbados | Saint George’s, Grenada | Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago | Roseau, Dominica | St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Videos: YouTube Page
Social Media: Facebook Page

Full disclosure: I am not being compensated in any way by Celebrity Cruises, its parent Royal Caribbean or any other party associated with the planning or experience of this trip. It is a 100% personally funded family holiday.

About Robert Cole

Robert Cole is the founder of RockCheetah, a hotel marketing strategy and travel technology consulting practice. He also authors the Views from a Corner Suite Blog and publishes the Travel Quote of the Day. Robert speaks regularly at major travel industry conferences, authors articles for leading travel industry publications, advises travel-related startups and the equity investment community. He is an evangelist for the global travel industry.