Why We Recommend It:
Right on what is generally considered Grenada’s best beach, Grand Anse, is what many consider the country’s best resort–the elegant Spice Island Beach Resort.
It has 64 high-class suites which grace the quieter southern end of the beach and though it is a luxury resort it has a laid-back, relaxed charm.
The staff here are excellent, and the food equally so. It has very nice spa facilities and a host of land and sea activities on offer.
No single demographic dominates — honeymoon couples, elderly retirees, and young families are all at home here.
The clientele, though certainly upmarket, is not showy. One of Spice Island’s marketing slogans is Unpretentious Luxury, and that fits well.
Rooms & Suites:
They have 64 suites in total, 32 of which, the ‘Seagrape Beach Suites’, open right up onto the golden sands of the beach.
Those of you who would prefer more privacy can go for some of their Garden Suites or, for a little extra, the likes of the Almond Pool Suites or Anthurium Pool Suites which are secluded in the gardens and come with private terraces and pools.
The most impressive of all is perhaps the Royal Villa, it covers 1500 square feet and along with a swimming pool has its own private sauna.
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Food, Facilities & Things to Do:
The gorgeous beach is the main focus here though there is also a nice large, curved pool at the center of the resort.
On-land facilities, all of which are included in your rate, include tennis courts, a gym, a yoga pavilion, golf (nearby), and their highly-rated spa facilities.
Water sports are of course at your disposal, and you can help yourself to kayaks, paddle boards, Hobie cats, and more.
Grenada’s best shopping mall is within walking distance but you also have two designer boutiques within the resort as well as souvenir shops.
Kids are welcomed at Spice Island and have their own, well kitted-out and staffed, Nutmeg Pod Kid’s Club. It is open from 9 am to 5 pm daily.
There are two excellent restaurants at Spice Island: The showpiece is Oliver’s, which serves International and Caribbean dishes for breakfast and evening meals, and has some extremely lavish 5-course menus.
Oliver’s is semi-formal, while the other restaurant, the Sea and Surf Terrace, offers similar cuisine (including lunch) in a more casual environment.
There is a lively bar at the center of the resort too which has live entertainment most nights. All food & drink in all venues is included, except for certain wines, and both are excellent.
Spice Island sits at the southern end of Grand Anse, Grenada’s, and one of the Caribbean’s, most beautiful beaches.
The resort is peaceful, it feels like something of an oasis, but the area around it is surprisingly built up.
The island’s best shopping mall for example, plus a host of shops, bars, cafes, etc., are all just a short walk away, and bikes can be supplied by the resort.
Grenada’s capital, St. George’s is only about 15 minutes away by car, with the international airport being about 10.
Some Guest Reviews:
“I would not stay at any other hotel in Grenada! The personal touch at this hotel is beyond 5 star. The staff is friendly and each and every person we spoke with went out of their way to make our stay as luxurious as possible. From booking taxis to looking for and locating lost luggage this group of individuals genuinely care about your stay and want you to enjoy yourself. They are happy to work at this establishment and it shows with many of the employees being 15 years plus at the hotel. A beautiful experience with lovely people……”
“The staff here are amazing, honestly the best I cannot fault them and they helped us with every little thing we had concerns about and made sure we left happy….”