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Grenada is one of the top destinations in South America, it is a three island state, Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique, Grenada is the largest of all three. The island is located in the Eastern Carribbean at the south, you will be impressed by island's green hills and white beaches. the island is volcanic traversed by a mountain range, with the highest peak of Mount St. Catherine. Get yourself a true Robinson Crusoe trip in one of the isolated islands with untouched waters and undiscovered beauty.
Grenada will take your breath away with its specific sand, that is so white and pure, and if you are lover of diving, those waters will make you dreams come true with turquoise waters, you won't feel alone down there, turtles will keep you company, where coral and statues combine to create masterpieces. One of the best beaches to dive in and enjoy turtles presence is Anse La Roche, a hidden beach on isolated Carriacou. These are some of the most spectacular places on Caribbean coast, with bright tropical colours and green hillside that will totally make your head spin.
Geographically it seems like one, but if you have closer look, you will realize that beside the country's main namesake island there are two very tiny charmers, Carriacou and Petit Martinique. Both of the islands are isolated and intoxicating, no matter what you have heard about its invasions, this place is pure ancient history. These three beauties are thrown in the sea in the southeast corner of the Caribbean, totally undiscovered and rarely visited.
On of the best views from the islands you will experience from the St George's, which is the largest town, with some of the most picturesque waterfronts in all the Caribbean. The buildings are stoned, houses that reminds you those forgotten times from legends and stories, buildings of all colors meld into a hilly buffet of urban aesthetics. Granada used to be bad press for some, but the truth is , apart the political interests, there are some of the nicest most welcoming people on earth, locals will go about their lives and will be more than happy to include you in the process.
If you can't be content of fine beaches and welcoming people, Carriacou will throw you back in time, this forgotten, isolated isle is a relaxed affair, where eclectix village lifestyle is part of their life still nowadays, this isle is often forgotten to mention. You won't find cruise ships and fancy mentions or big resorts, it's another world, with West Indian life, exactly the same it was 50 years ago, amazingly quiet and relaxed.
If it's still not enough, and all you want is to shut down from civilization, head to Petit Martinique, small and charismatic, an ideal spot to get away from anyone and everything. Known for a steep of volcanic core, not leaving too much space for much else, locals prefer to walk rather than take a car running up to west coast. Take your time, enjoy the fresh seafood, straight from the fisherman boat taxi, find yourself on this lonely island.