Destination Wedding: Grenada
Start planning your destination wedding in Granada with these ideas for wedding venues and outdoor adventures.
From shipwrecked dive spots to hiking through mountainous terrain, couples who choose to wed on this island country know that adventure and romance go hand in hand, so whether you want to stay and play in Grenada itself or the popular sister islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique, couples will not be at a loss for finding the perfect staging point for their destination wedding.
Best Destination Wedding Venues in Grenada
Aquarium Restaurant – In St. George’s, the Aquarium’s dining room looks like it was carved out of the rock-side, while its glowing tiki torches adds a touch of mystique to the entire experience. A restaurant in nature, this venue transforms effortlessly to a full-fledged wedding venue.
With authentic Grenadian cuisine, a steel drum band, and some of the most exquisite views of the ocean beneath thatched roofs and amid rushing waterfalls, this place is magical without being hokey. Another bonus is that the luxury resort of Maca Bana is on the grounds, so the couple of the hour can slip away to one of their ocean side huts for their wedding night.
La Sagesse – In the Saint David Parish, La Sagesse is described as a nature center hotel, but don’t worry, that isn’t a glorified term for camping. Instead, it is complete with an open air restaurant, an English style manor house, oceanfront rooms, and a private cottage. A breathtakingly gorgeous location with a staff that will make you and your wedding guests feel truly welcome, you can choose from the 12 rooms they have on the grounds or reserve the entire block of rooms from the new oceanfront suites to the private cottage to ensure your wedding moment is nearly a celebrity-status lockdown.
Grenadian, by Rex Resorts – An all-inclusive resort, getting married here will take the guesswork out of meal and activity planning. With all of the perks of a large resort, it still feels intimate despite its 172 rooms. From budget friendly sea view rooms to deluxe suites, there is a spot for every person on your guest list. The site of the ceremony overlooks the exotic spice of Tamarind Cove, and has its own private white beach for you to sip drinks on during the day and enjoy time with your family and friends in paradise.
Best Restaurants for Guests in Grenada
Even if you choose an all-inclusive resort, chances are that you will want to take trips into the culture to experience the best in Creole-inspired Grenadian cuisine. The Beach House Restaurant in St. George’s is a peaceful dining experience right on the beach. With menu standouts like the tuna tartar and summer salad, the food never ceases to amaze. As the gauze curtains blow and the unbelievable sunset sinks below the horizon, after-dinner hammocks will make you and your special guests feel like you’ve died and gone to heaven.
For the best burgers and brews, try the Slipaway Restaurant on Carriacou Island or Umbrellas Beach Bar in St. George’s.
Best Entertainment for Guests in Grenada
While you can always snorkel, swim, hike, fish and sail, remember that a destination wedding is also a vacation for your guests, which means that some of them may want to do a lot of nothing. And since there are 45 beaches to choose from in this part of the world, be sure to log in some serious hours sipping cocktails and wasting time like any destination wedding party should.