Located just 30 metres from the sea in Carriacou, Green Roof Inn is a small family run guesthouse, ideally situated to explore the island's peaceful deserted beaches and magnificent offshore cays.
The Inn has five simple and individually designed rooms equipped with fans and mosquito nets. Most rooms have private facilities and lead off from the verandah. There is also a private cottage and bungalow for those seeking more privacy. The second floor restaurant and bar is open for breakfast and dinner and offers marvellous views across the Caribbean Sea.
This is an ideal base from which to explore Carriacou and only a short 15 minute walk to the dive centre in Hillsborough, where you will also find a selection of shops, cafés and restaurants.
Deefer Diving is a PADI 5-star Gold Palm Resort with a strong customer focus. New owners Alex and Gary are dedicated to all things diving and are determined to ensure you have plenty of fond memories of the local dive sites and way of life. Located on Silver Beach, they offer an exceptional personal service, and that’s before you’ve even got in the water!
Up to three boat dives are offered daily to the 20 sites surrounding Carriacou, the land of reefs. The majority of these are within ten minutes of the dive centre and with a maximum of six divers, it’s all very relaxed. Notable dive sites within the Sandy Island/Oyster Bay Marine Protected Area are Sisters Rocks with its profusion of black coral and plentiful aquatic life, Sharky’s Hideaway (nurse sharks) and Whirlpool with its curtains of volcanic bubbles. Expect to see rays, moray eels, turtles, barracuda, snapper and plenty of creole wrasse.
is featured in the following itinerary:
A relaxing twin-centre holiday to the vibrant spice island of Grenada and the tiny island of Carriacou where you’ll find wrecks, pristine reefs with forests of soft corals, and plenty of turtles and rays.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 15 days
Price inc. flights: From £2,875 pp
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Carriacou translates as ‘land of reefs’ and this tiny island makes a great combination with Grenada for a memorable holiday. Famous for its pristine reefs and soft corals, it boasts a drift dive you will never forget, and sightings of turtles and rays are common.
Ideal for viewing: nurse shark, southern stingray, hawksbill turtle