Grenada is a developing island nation consisting of the three islands of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique. It is located approximately 100 km north of Venezuela and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. English is the official language, but French patois is also spoken.
We drive on the left hand side of the road in Grenada, so some visitors may find an exciting change while on the island if you choose to drive. Drivers licenses are available for visitors for a fee of $30ecd and are available from a local Police Station.
Crime in Grenada is very sparse, but you will want to take the same precautions you would at home to protect your personal belongings. The people of Grenada are extremely friendly and if you find yourself in need of help you may dial 911 anywhere on our island.
Passports are required from most countries, as well as proof of an onward ticket in order to stay in Grenada.
Grenada is in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone, one hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
The currency used in Grenada is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (ECD)
Voltage is 220 volts – 50 cycles. Appliances rated at 110 volts (North American standard) normally work with a transformer. Sam’s Inn offers both 220v and 120v outlets for your convenience.
Like most other things on the island, the dress is casual and sportswear is acceptable in most places.
Grenada also has very safe drinking water, but if you choose – bottled water is readily available.