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Known as “The Spice Isle”, Grenada offers beaches, picturesque scenery and exquisite spices. Some striking natural landmarks include Mount St. Catherine and the Seven Sisters Falls.
The capitol of Grenada, St. George, is a destination spot in itself. The city features the Grenada National Museum, the Market Square, and the Christ of the Deep Monument. It is a city with tremendous history and a unique Grenadian treasure.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Grenada. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Grenada: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease found in Grenada. Make sure you bring repellents and netting to protect yourself against infection.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
You do not need a tourist visa to travel to Grenada for stays of up to 90 days. A passport is required with at least six months validity. Proof of onward travel may also be required.
If you wish to bring your pet with you to Grenada, an import permit is required. Your pet will also need a rabies vaccination certificate and a certificate of health. There is no quarantine period in Grenada.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Grenada has a wet tropical climate. It is at times tempered by moderate trade winds from the northeast. The country has an average annual temperature in the low-80’s and two main seasons.
The humid and hot rainy season is from June to December while the dry season is from January to May. The dry season is the most popular time for tourists as rainfall can be quite abundant later.
June to November is also the hurricane season. Grenada is not considered particularly risky for hurricanes. But, it is at the southernmost end of a hurricane belt.
With the island’s mountains the nights can be cooler.
While Grenada has a diverse history, the country is relatively safe to visit.
Tourists can be victim of theft in Grenada. Thieves steal items like credit cards, jewelry and passports. Carefully consider what valuables you wish to bring before travelling. Be watchful after dark, especially in or near high traffic areas.
Walking after dark, using the local bus system, and using taxis hired on the road are causes for extra caution. Only use taxis registered with the GTA (Grenada Taxi Association). Members must pass extra driving tests and receive training from the Grenada Tourism Board.
In Grenada you can be prosecuted for using foul language in the presence of an officer of the law.
The Grenadian society is generally intolerant of homosexuality. The law does criminalize consensual same-sex sexual activities. There have been no reports of violence in Grenada connected with real or perceived orientation.
Grenada is called the “The Spice Isle” for its renowned selection and variety of spices. The island has many interesting spice-related activities to check out. There are tours which take you to several of the spice plantations.
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There is no U.S. Embassy in Grenada. The nearest consular services are available on Barbados.
U.S. Embassy Bridgetown
Wildey Business Park
St. Michael BB 14006
Phone: (246) 227-4000
The U.S. State Department recommends all travelers register with the free STEP (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program) for important automatic notifications about in-country security and for help in case of an emergency while you’re abroad.
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