For many years, Grenada has been known…
Alive and authentic, Belmont Estate is the ultimate Caribbean agro-tourism adventure. This restored estate produces organic cocoa, operates an organic goat dairy, and has its own museum, gardens, restaurant and catering services.
Grand Etang Lake
Considered the crown of Grenada, this mysterious crater lake sits silently in the Grand Etang Forest Reserve 1,742 feet/ 531 metres above sea level and is a fitting rest stop for hikers and other visitors to the Grand Etang National Park.
Fort George, the oldest structure in the country was completed in1705. There are old tunnels and narrow stair cases and the ramparts evoke a feeling of the past. It provides a stunning view of the capital, the Carenage and the harbour, which is Ideal for photography.
River Antoine Rum Distillery
No other distillery in the entire Caribbean has been in operation as long as River Antoine, and very few have so carefully maintained traditional methods of rum preparation. Visitors can watch as rum is made in much the same manner that it was in the 18th century, when it fired the throats of the real buccaneers.
Carriacou Maroon and String Band Music Festival
The Carriacou Maroon & String Band Music Festival is a cultural education and entertainment event, developed as the main brand event for Carriacou, and meeting world-class standards.
Maroon culture is about thanksgiving and prayers to the SOURCE of all life, production and prosperity. Its African origins are authentically depicted through the drumming, singing, eating of 'smoke food' and other rituals practised by the local people. This aspect of the festival is a celebration of the rich cultural traditions, and the important values of sharing, unity and community self-help.
String band music is very popular on Carriacou and has historically been a main source of entertainment at social functions and the Parang Festival at Christmas. There are various genres of this music and patrons will get to experience the scintillating power of this musical tradition. You must dance!
Bands from other Caribbean islands will be performing at the festival which will provide a platform for the elevation of this musical product while bringing the people of the region together.
We say, once you have experienced the Carriacou Maroon and String Band Music Festival your life will never be the same!