LaSource in south Grenada is due to reopen in December.
Grenada continues to expand
and renew tourism product
By Gay Nagle Myers
In addition to developer Peter
de Savary’s $500 million Port
Louis project in St. George’s,
Grenada’s tourism product
continues to grow in the areas of accommodations, attractions, transportation and infrastructure.
• Mount Cinnamon, another de Savary
venture, is a $225 million project on Grand
Anse Beach. It will feature a 200-room hotel, a pool, a clubhouse, restaurants, beach
facilities, cricket fields, tennis courts and 21
luxury cottages and apartments that will be
available for rent when not owner-occu-pied. Some of the cottages opened in time
to host officials and visitors in Grenada
for Cricket World Cup matches this past
• The Prickly Bay Waterside residential
development sits at the water’s edge of the
L’Anse aux Epines Peninsula on Grenada’s
The facility will offer a gym, a spa, a pool,
dive services, meeting rooms and a business
center. It is slated to open late this year.
• La Source, a 200-room resort on Pink
Gin Beach near the airport on the south
coast, has been closed since Hurricane Ivan
hit in 2004. Insurance problems have delayed its renovation and reopening, which
is now scheduled for December.
• Bacolet Bay on the east coast is anoth-
The property will have a spa, 20 guest
rooms and gardens with every kind of fruit
and vegetable that is grown on Grenada.
Resorts are under development near Grenada’s capital city, St. George’s.
The new Leaper’s Hill site
offers visitors a history
of Grenada and its people,
customs and lifestyles.
er residential development that will offer
apartments and villas for purchase. Construction began in February.
• Levera, a 360-acre site on Grenada’s
north coast, will feature a 250-room complex, including a 40-room boutique hotel
The focus of the $112 million project is
ecotourism. On-site activities will include
turtle watching, horseback riding and hikes
on nature trails.
• The Grand Etang Welcome Center and
Park has been refurbished. Fort George,
Fort Frederick, Annandale, Concorde Falls,
the Dougaldston spice estate and the River
Antoine rum distillery also have been renovated.
• In northern Grenada, the new Leaper’s
Hill site offers visitors a history of Grenada
and its people, customs and lifestyles.
• The Mount Edgecombe Plantation
project is a restoration of a working plantation in St. Mark’s Parish on the west coast
of the island.