Saint George's Travel Guide

  • Saint George's
    by henri123
  • Transportation
    by henri123
  • Grenada's flag
    Grenada's flag
    by MikeAtSea

Saint George's Things to Do

  • MikeAtSea's Profile Photo
    Beaches in Grenada 1 more image

    by MikeAtSea Written Apr 9, 2007

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    The island offers beaches on both the Caribbean and Atlantic side, turquoise crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches, washed by the warm currents of the sea. Holidays paradise! The beach where I took the pictures is close to the Blue Horizons Garden Resort about 10 minutes drive outside of St. George's.

    Related to:
    • School Holidays
    • Beaches
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

    Was this review helpful?

  • MikeAtSea's Profile Photo
    Monument Bianca C 1 more image

    by MikeAtSea Written Apr 9, 2007

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    In 1961 the Costa cruise liner Bianca C started its engines in the port of St. George's. One of its boilers exploded and the ship was gutted in fire as it prepared to sail from the port. With the help of locals all passengers and crew were rescued, two crew perished in the engine room as a result of the explosion. As thanks the Costa line and the Italian government presented this monument to the Grenada commemorating the remembrance of this tragic accident.
    The wreck can now be dived - check my sport tips for details.

    Related to:
    • Arts and Culture
    • Historical Travel
    • Cruise

    Was this review helpful?

  • MikeAtSea's Profile Photo
    Waterfront St. George's 1 more image

    by MikeAtSea Updated Apr 9, 2007

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Surrounding the old harbour of St. Georges a pretty waterfront lines around, with typical houses for the Caribbean. Some restaurants and shops can be found here. Since the old harbour was the first one to be built the oldest houses and some of the old warehouses still exist.

    Related to:
    • Cruise
    • Historical Travel
    • Arts and Culture

    Was this review helpful?

Saint George's Hotels

Saint George's Transportation

  • henri123's Profile Photo

    by henri123 Updated Mar 4, 2008

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    OLD AND VERY NICE TUNNEL UNDER THE FORT;
    FROM THE NORTH BUS STATION JUST WALK DOWNTOWN USING THIS TUNNEL INSTEAD OF CLIMBING THE HILL ROADS OF ST-GEORGE.

    Related to:
    • Castles and Palaces
    • Road Trip

    Was this review helpful?

Saint George's Sports & Outdoors

  • MikeAtSea's Profile Photo
    Aquanauts Grenada 1 more image

    by MikeAtSea Written Apr 9, 2007

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    If you are looking for a reliable and well organized dive charter - this is the one! I did three dives with Aquanauts and was pleasantly surprised by their operation. They are situated about 10 minutes drive outside of St. George's and offer daily dives to the wrecks and reefs that are surrounding the island. All dives are accompanied by several dive masters. Their equipment and boat are first class - and I can only recommend their operation!

    Equipment: All equipment is available for hire.

    Related to:
    • Diving and Snorkeling
    • Water Sports
    • Beaches

    Was this review helpful?

  • MikeAtSea's Profile Photo
    The Titanic of the Caribbean 2 more images

    by MikeAtSea Updated Mar 31, 2007

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    One of the most spectacular dives in the Caribbean is the dive on the cruise ship Bianca C. She sank in 1961 after a boiler blew up and burned for two days in the port of St. Georges. The salvage operation went wrong - a rope that pulled her out of the port snapped and she sank in high seas. It is a challenging dive - negative entry - straight down to about 40 meters, since she now lays on 52 meters of sand with the upper decks being around 28 meters.
    Yet an amazing dive - I did it twice whilst I was in St. Georges!
    Note - the dive is only for advanced and very experienced divers!!

    Equipment: Scuba gear - which can be rented at every reputable dive shop on the island.

    Related to:
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Diving and Snorkeling
    • Beaches

    Was this review helpful?

  • Saint George's Hotels

    25 Hotels in Saint George's

    244 Reviews and Opinions

Instant Answers: Saint George's

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

97 travelers online now

Comments

Saint George's Travel Guide
Map of Saint George's

View all Saint George's hotels