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Major cities and airports in Grenada
- St. George’s – Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND)
- Grenville – Pearls Airport (not currently in operation)
- Hillsborough – Lauriston Airport (CRU) (Carriacou Island)
Time and Communication
Grenada is located in the Atlantic Standard Time zone (AST) and does not observe Daylight Saving Time. The country has three major mobile operators: Flow, Digicel, and LIME. The call quality is generally good, and cell phone coverage extends to most parts of the island.
Money and shopping
The local currency in Grenada is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD), which is pegged to the US Dollar at a rate of approximately 1 USD to 2.70 XCD. The US Dollar is widely accepted throughout the country. Credit and debit cards are commonly accepted, but some smaller establishments may only accept cash. American Express cards might not be accepted everywhere. Currency exchange offices typically operate during regular business hours, Monday through Friday.
Common transportation options in Grenada for travelers include buses, taxis, and car rentals. Buses are an affordable and convenient way to get around the island, while taxis are more expensive but offer greater flexibility. Renting a car can provide the most freedom to explore the island at your own pace.
- Grand Anse Beach: A beautiful two-mile stretch of white sand beach, ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports.
- Underwater Sculpture Park: A unique underwater attraction featuring sculptures submerged in the ocean, designed to promote coral growth and marine life.
- Annandale Falls: A picturesque waterfall nestled within a lush, tropical rainforest, easily accessible by a short hike.
- Belmont Estate: A 17th-century plantation and agri-tourism site, offering guided tours, a restaurant, and a chance to learn about Grenada’s cocoa and nutmeg production.
- Fort George: A historic fort overlooking St. George’s, offering panoramic views of the city and harbor.