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This lesser-known Caribbean island is currently popular



This Lesser-Known Caribbean Island Is Booming Right Now

As the spice island of the Caribbean, Grenada will celebrate its 50th year of independence in 2024. Classified as Level 1 – Take normal precautions According to the US Department of State, the country offers a safe destination with a relaxing atmosphere, tropical beaches and an abundance of marine life

Home to numerous mona monkeys, the green island relies on agriculture and exports of crops such as nutmeg, but is gaining popularity among international travelers. It is known for its lush forests and waterfalls and the world’s first underwater garden, the Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park.

The Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park (Credit: Amazing World)

Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park is the first of its kind in the world and a new expansion includes five new unique installations, including a collection of 25 new sculptures titled “Coral Carnival” by Taylor. Suitable for both snorkelers and divers, the sculptural works are created using high-quality stainless steel and pH-neutral marine cement, with each design incorporating diverse habitats for marine animals to inhabit.

The lush island is being recognized for its impressive efforts to implement sustainable tourism practices. There is a growing farm-to-table movement and women leaders like Theresa Marryshow are supplying fresh, organic produce to many of Grenada’s top hotels and restaurants.

This small island is redefining ecotourism in the Caribbean

A recent news about the island is the opening of Six senses La Sagesse in June 2024 and in the future Silver sand beach house as well as a new year-round nonstop flight from Boston to Grenada by JetBlue.

Credit: Six Senses La Sagesse

Six Senses La Sagesse offers travelers a luxurious, wellness-focused resort with 56 pool suites (each with a private plunge pool) and 15 hillside and beachfront villas. Promising an intimate escapist experience with its cliff and beach side rooms, Silver Sands Beach House offers 28 rooms surrounded by the lush canopy, dramatic stone cliffs and azure waters of Portici Beach.

The service connects Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) with Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) in Grenada and will operate on JetBlue’s premium 159-seat A321 MINT aircraft. The service will operate weekly on Saturdays, departing BOS at 8am and arriving in GND at 1.43pm. The return flight departs GND at 3:03 PM and arrives in BOS at 7:04 PM.