Head of marketing at the Grenada Tourist Board, Naline Joseph, revealed
that about US$116 940 000 was spent in the upgrade, renovation and construction
of facilities over the past 17 months since the destruction of Hurricanes
Ivan and Emily in 2004 and 2005..
She was speaking last Friday at Grand Barbados Beach Resort in St Michael
at the Let's Go Grenada 2006 regional promotion. She told travel professionals
and tourism officials it was in keeping with the mandate to "build
back bigger and better". <
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Sheltered coves, beautiful beaches, rainforest, luxury
hotels...Grenada has it all!
Imagine yourself on Grand Anse beach the most
picturesque spot on the island of Grenada.
The Flamboyant hotel nestled in luxurious tropical
gardens with magnificent views from every room, apartment and cottage.
Budget accommodation in Carriacou is centered around Tyrell Bay where
a cluster of holiday villas make up the complex called 'Bay View Holiday
Self contained units sleep 3- 4 and come complete
with a kitchenette and small dining area.
'Bay View Holiday Cottages' are located adjacent to 'Scraper's Restaurant
and Bar', where the mighty Scraper (a popular local former Calypso
King) is the host.
'Bay View Holiday Cottages' and other accommodation
around the area all offer excellent value. 'Scrapers' at US $70 per
night (sleeping 4) is fantastic holiday accommodation!
Tyrell bay provides a great location for watersports,
including dingy sailing
around the bay, kayaking around the Oyster beds, taking a small
craft for the day to one of the beautiful little islands or motoring
over to Mabouya
to enjoy a 'Castaway' experience, hiking and animal spotting.
The snorkelling and scuba
diving is fantastic as the area has some of the loveliest reefs
in the Caribbean, protected within three Marine Parks.