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Grenada, Caribbean

Grenada is the most southerly of the Windward islands sitting north of Trinidad. Grenada scuba diving holidays to the Caribbean offers a diving holiday with over 30 different dive sites including wrecks, coral gardens and underwater sculptures usually less than 15 minutes boat transfer from the shore. Specialist technical rebreather diving is also available on request. Originally a British colony, the Capital of St Georges offers a deep water bay with many of the dive sites on your doorstep. After a days diving enjoy visit the cultural sites or visit to spectacular Grand Anse beach. Choose from hotels right on Grand Anse beach or close by to St Georges.

Diving
From here you can access over 30 different dive sites. The south west offer a variety of reefs with a fair amount of fish and invertebrate life. The marine park here has an underwater sculpture park created by UK artist Jason Taylor. However, the star attraction in Grenada is the wreck of the Bianca C, a 600ft cruise ship which went down in 1961. The largest wreck in the Caribbean is a formidable site with the bow sitting proud out of the seabed thus earning the name of ‘the Titanic of the Caribbean’. A great dive but the currents can be strong and penetration of the crumbling wreck is not recommended Other wrecks such as the San Juan, Hema 1 and King Mitch support a great range of hard and soft corals and marine life. More >

Cultural Tours & Activities
Commonly known as the Spice Island, the capital St George has long been associated with nutmeg production. This is a beautiful island with a great deal of the mountainous interior given over to rainforest with waterfalls and beautiful varieties tropical plants and birds. St George’s has a deep natural horseshoe harbour with many visiting yachts and boats. There is a colourful local market, old colonial buildings and good choice of restaurants making it an interesting destination for the diver and non diver alike.

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Diving Conditions

Shore Diving Boat Diving Wreck Diving Tech Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

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Best Time: Jan - April & Oct - Dec

Average Air temps: 24-30°C

Average Water temps: 26-28°C 3mm shortie/full wet suit recommended.

Visibility:  5-20m (depending on wash off)

Top Dive Sites: Grenada's Marine park featuring  Molinier Reef & Grand Mal. Happy Valley. Underwater sculpure park. Wrecks: Bianca C, Shakem, San Juan,  King Mitch, Helma 1 & Veronia L. More on Dive Sites>

Dive Centre: PADI 5* Gold Palm Resort, SDI & TDI training facility based at true Blue Bay Resort and Spice Island Beach Resort. Dive Centre>

Great Reasons to Dive in Grenada

  • Wreck Capital of the E Caribbean.
  • Over 30 dive sites & 11 wrecks,
  • Direct flights from UK,
  • Choice of hotel or self catering accommodation
  • Beautiful Grand Anse Beach
  • Welcoming and friendly island
  • Great tours inc St Georges colonial harbour town, rum factories, local markets.

 

 

Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.