Grenada Island

Grenada Island is known as the Spice Isle of the Caribbean. Grenada is one of three islands in The Grenadines. They are less than 100 miles (160 km) from the northern coast of Venezuela. Grenada is the smallest independent nation in the Western Hemisphere.

  • Average Air Temperature: 75 – 87 F (24 -31 C)
  • Water Temperature: 79 – 84 F (26 – 29 C)
  • Visibility: 30 – 100 feet (9 – 30 m)
  • Dive Types: shallow and deep reefs, steep and deep wall, drift, night, live-aboard, wreck, cave, sinkhole, cruise, beginner, intermediate, technical
  • Marine Life: nurse sharks, schools of Atlantic spadefish and jacks, grunts, soldierfish, barracuda, shrimp, crab, blennies, seahorses, stingrays, manta rays, and critter-filled seagrass beds teeming reef macro life.

 

Grenada offers some of the best and most diverse diving in the Caribbean. Wreck diving here is popular. Divers explore the Bianca C, a 600-foot (183 meters) Italian cruise ship that sank in 1961. More than 25 dive sites lie off Grenada Island. Most of the dives sites are within 15 minutes of the Grand Anse Beach. Typical sites are between 20 and 120 feet (6 – 37 m). The water temperature is warmest in July and coolest in December. Visibility is generally good. Read more here.

 

 



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