The island country of Grenada is located in the south-eastern part of the Caribbean Sea. With Trinidad and Tobago to the north-west, Venezuela to the north-east, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the south-west, Grenada is a well connected isle. One of the largest producers of nutmeg and mace, Grenada is known as the 'Island of Spice' in the Caribbean region. Grenada has had a rich history which can be seen in the landmarks around the country even today. Colonised by the French and British in the past, Grenada became independent in 1974. The country has since then been developing and finding its place in the world by building industries like tourism and spice production.
The capital of Grenada, St. George's occupies the south-western region of the island. It is regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean. You can hire a car in Grenada and travel around this beautiful city with its horse-shoe shaped harbour and red roofed houses. When here, do visit Fort George, a magnificent structure that will attract your attention as you approach the city. Built between 1706 and 1710, this fort is now used as a station for the Royal Grenada Police Force. However, there are sections within the fort that are open for public viewing.
Situated on the northern end of Grenada, St. Patrick's is full of fun and activities. It has a colourful nightlife and many pubs that will offer you the best of the local flavours. Historical attractions are plenty in St. Patrick's one of the major ones being Morne des Sauteurs. You can rent a car in Grenada and travel to St Patricks to visit this historical site that holds special significance in Grenadian history. Many native settlers jumped off Morne des Sauteurs and committed suicide in order to avoid being enslaved by the French.
St. John's is another mesmerising city in Grenada, with its cascading streams and wonderful waterfalls. You can take a car for rent in Grenada and go to the famous Grand Etang Forest Reserve. Here you can witness plentiful wildlife along with dense and exotic vegetation. This reserve also houses the Grand Etang Lake, which is a relaxing place, very different from the other beach sites in Grenada.
The beauty of Grenada cannot be expressed in words or in mere photographs. It is something that a traveller should experience to believe iand will be all the more enjoyable if you arrange to rent a car while you are there. This place will make you exclaim with joy with every footstep. Come here and it will surely be very difficult to say goodbye to Grenada once you have stepped on the island.
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