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Grenada Flag Grenada is an island country located in the southeastern part of the Caribbean Sea. The country consists of the island of Grenada and six smaller nearby islands. Grenada is sometimes known as the Spice Isle, because it is important producer of several different spices including allspice cinnamon, cloves, mace, and nutmeg (it is the second largest producer of nutmeg in the world after Indonesia),

As of 2005, the country had an estimated population of 110,000. The capital and largest city on the islands, St. George's, has a population of about 7,500.

Grenada is today popular tourist destination, and is a frequent stop for cruise ships touring the Caribbean Sea. Tourism is now Grenada's principal source of foreign exchange.

Grenada Country Details


Country Name Grenada
Political Status Country
Geographic Location The Caribbean Sea
Flag Grenada Flag
Principal Language English
Capital St. George's


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Grenada (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Paul Crask

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Paperback (240 pages)

Grenada (Bradt Travel Guide)
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Known as the Spice Island, Grenada offers mountains, rainforest, waterfalls, white beaches, Big Drum dancing, rum distilleries, and world-famous sailing regattas. Updated throughout, this remains the only dedicated guide to Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. Paul Crask showcases the islands’ music festivals and cultural heritage, pinpoints ways to support local producers and craftsmen, and goes off the beaten track to reveal some of the country’s little-known sights.

Grenada, St Vincent & the Grenadines Handbook (Footprint - Handbooks)
By Lizzie Williams

Footprint
Paperback (136 pages)

Grenada, St Vincent & the Grenadines Handbook (Footprint - Handbooks)
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Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines are fantastic both on land and water. From yachting around the cays to exploring the pretty St. George's harbor, these islands have lush green interiors abundant with coconut groves and banana plantations. Footprint's Handbook provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of these charming islands.

• Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines.
• Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and relax.
• Includes information on tour operators and activities, from sailing in the gorgeous waters to visiting rum distilleries.
• Detailed maps for the islands.
• Slim enough to fit in your pocket.

With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, Footprint's Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines Handbook provides concise and comprehensive coverage of some of the Caribbean's most gloriously picturesque islands.
Grenada, Carriacou & Petite Martinique (Bradt Travel Guide Grenada, Carriacou & Petite Martinique)
By Paul Crask

Bradt Travel Guides
Paperback (256 pages)

Grenada, Carriacou & Petite Martinique (Bradt Travel Guide Grenada, Carriacou & Petite Martinique)
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Since its decimation by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, the three-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique has been rebuilt, renovated and improved. These islands are once more open for business, and enjoying a newfound prosperity as visitor numbers increase year on year. Grenada has national parks that teem with wildlife and trekking opportunities through forests of nutmeg, avocado and mango trees. Neighboring Carriacou is one of the Caribbean’s top diving destinations and Petit Martinique is a laid-back paradise with unspoilt, secluded beaches.

 

Grenada Dive Map & Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card
By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Grenada Dive Map & Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card
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Perfect for divers, snorkelers and explorers! Side One is a mini-map of the beautiful island of Grenada with 34 dive sites and 14 shipwrecks named and located. Side Two is a reef creatures identification guide with more than 80 species illustrated and named. This convenient, waterproof reference is made of hard, laminated plastic with hole for lanyard. 5.5" x 8.5"
Fodor's Caribbean 2016 (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's
Released: 2015-09-08
Paperback (1184 pages)

Fodor s Caribbean 2016 (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of the Caribbean, including Anguilla’s powdery white beaches, Bonaire's colorful coral reefs, and the scenic beauty of Jamaica's Blue Mountains. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth. 

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps 
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· In-depth breakout features on the reggae of Jamaica; the many different cuisines of the region; renting a villa, and chartering a yacht
· Major sights such as Maunday Bay, Playa Grande, Eagle Beach, Crane Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Anse Beach, Baie Orientale, and Negril Beach
· Coverage of: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Barbados; Bonaire; Biritish Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Curacao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; Saba; St. Barthelemy; St. Eustatius; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Marteen/St. Martin; St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States Virgin Islands

Planning to focus on just part of the Caribbean? Check out Fodor's guides to Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados & St. Lucia; Bermuda; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Puerto Rico; St. Maarten/St. Martin, St. Barth & Anguilla; Turks & Caicos Islands; and U.S. & British Virgin Islands.
Grenada: Spice Paradise
By Roger Brathwaite

Caribbean
Hardcover (128 pages)

Grenada: Spice Paradise
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Grenada is a virtual microcosm of everything the Caribbean is, was and should be. Secluded beaches, pristine tropical jungles, warm turquoise-hued seas and deep volcanic crater lakes rarely ever come together in one location. In addition there is the history and the magical scents and flavours of exotic spices. In this portrait comprising over 128 specially commissioned colour photographs, Roger Brathwaite takes his camera to the heart of the island to capture the wonder, beauty and mystery of this island that the Carib natives, the French, the British, and more recently the Americans, fought to control. It is an exploration of the sometimes tragic history of the island of Greneda, its pulse of daily life and its people.
GRENADA: Expatriate Relocation Manual
By Trevor R. Jefferson

X-Pat Publishing
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GRENADA: Expatriate Relocation Manual
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WHO wouldn’t want to live in a safe and pristine island paradise?

WHAT would you give to be able to leave the rat race and retire in a country where you can live like a royal on a pittance?

WHEN else but now is the right time to get out of your cubicle and into an oceanfront cabin with palm trees in your back yard and whales over the reef in your front yard?

WHERE else could you acquire a beachfront lot for under $10,000 or a full-scale resort for under $500,000 that also happens to have a neither seen nor heard government and no real red tape?

WHY would you even consider living out your golden years in a Western country when you can have a far great quality of life in Grenada?

HOW can you make your dreams come true, retire to island paradise, live like a King on a pauper’s income, marry an island beauty, start a lifestyle business in a flash and enjoy life to the fullest? Read this book, that’s how!
St Vincent, the Grenadines & Grenada: Footprint Focus Guide
By Sarah Cameron

Footprint Handbooks
Paperback (112 pages)

St Vincent, the Grenadines & Grenada: Footprint Focus Guide
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St Vincent, the Grenadines and Grenada are fantastic both on land and water. From yachting around the cays to exploring the pretty St George’s harbor, these islands have lush green interiors abundant with coconut groves and banana plantations. FootprintFocus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of these charming islands.

 

·         Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around St Vincent, the Grenadines and Grenada.

·         Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and play.

·         Includes information on tour operators and activities, from sailing in the gorgeous waters to visiting rum distilleries.

·         Detailed maps for the islands.

·         Slim enough to fit in your pocket.

 

With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, FootprintFocus St Vincent, the Grenadines and Grenada provides concise and comprehensive coverage of some of the Caribbean’s most gloriously picturesque islands.

 

Grenada to the Virgin Islands Pilot
By Jacques Patuelli

Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson Ltd
Paperback (300 pages)

Grenada to the Virgin Islands Pilot
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This popular book covering the Caribbean from Grenada and Barbados to the Virgin Islands is a translation from Jacques Patuelli's original French version. Each island is dealt with in detail and pilotage notes are followed by tourist information and the usual data on formalities and facilities. Fully illustrated with plans and photos, many of which are new for this second edition, the guide is packed with interesting and useful background information on the Caribbean; its history, tourism, geography and details on sailing in the islands. The last section of the book, the blue pages, consists of listings of facilities, restaurants, bars, hotels and other information of interest to tourists.

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