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Blue Horizons Herald

Discover Pure Grenada by keeping up to date with events, festivals, environmental initiatives, and more. Our goal is sharing the very best of the Isle of Spice with you. Staff picks gives you insight about our beautiful island and resort from those who know it best. From Carriacou Carnival to the Grenada Chocolate Festival and more, we have you covered.

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Eat Your Heart Out in Grenada

Shout out to all foodies! Pure Grenada "The Spice Isle" is an island that is full of life and also full of flavor. Start your day off right, island style, with a local breakfast. Sample a selection of fresh local fruit accompanied by the popular Fried Bake and Saltfish (codfish), served right here at Blue Horizons Garden Resort. 

Shout out to all foodies! Pure Grenada "The Spice Isle" is an island that is full of life and also full of flavor.

Start your day off right, island style, with a local breakfast. Sample a selection of fresh local fruit accompanied by the popular Fried Bake and Saltfish (codfish), served right here at Blue Horizons Garden Resort. This breakfast dish can be presented as a sandwich and ideal for picnics and beach excursions. Totally delicious!

Combine some sun, sea, adventure and two rum punches later, it’s lunchtime. We recommend the deep flavours of a Chicken Roti. A curried combination of meat, potatoes, and spices hugged tightly in a dhal puri or paratha roti. This traditional Indian dish is popular all over the West Indies and a definite culinary experience.

We could tantalize your taste buds all day with the variety of flavourful local dishes available that can only enhance your Pure Grenada visit. One last local favorite, and a popular selection for a typical local Grenadian family Sunday lunch, is the Pelau. This one-pot dish is a potpourri of stewed meat, some vegetables and rice, and pigeon peas—and of course spices. Add some plantains and fresh garden salad and you have a wholesome meal fitting for everyone.

The Caribbean is a melting pot of cultures, and with that brings a diverse array of dishes. Grenada is no stranger to spices and its food offering allows for a different flavor daily.

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Keep Grenada Clean & Green

Visitors to Grenada are enchanted by sparkling oceans and white sand beaches. If you want to do your part to preserve the pristine nature of the Caribbean islands, consider minimizing your environmental impact as a tourist.

Visitors to Grenada are enchanted by sparkling oceans and white sand beaches. If you want to do your part to preserve the pristine nature of the Caribbean islands, consider minimizing your environmental impact as a tourist.

Blue Horizons is an idyllic, eco-friendly resort located on over 6 acres of lush gardens. Our property is a haven to 27 species of tropical birds. As part of the island nation of Grenada, and as Grenada's first Green Globe Gold-certified resort, we are acutely aware of the impacts of climate change on our ecosystems and communities.

While vacationing on Grenada, simple steps can be taken to reduce the enormous burden of waste on our island. Globally, ocean ecosystems are severely impacted by excess plastic. You can minimize your use of plastic completely by avoiding reusable straws, plastic water bottles and cups, and plastic bags.

Grab a cute reusable tote for shopping that serves as an extra souvenir from Grenada. Invest in a reusable water bottle, straw, or coffee cup. We’ll be happy to fill them up so that you can enjoy your favorite beverages on the beach without worry of waste.

Blue Horizons is actively involved in conserving resources and biodiversity, reducing waste and pollution, and preserving our beautiful Grenadian landscapes. We know these efforts are beneficial not only to our natural surroundings, but to the success of the resort, our staff, and our guests.

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The Lengthy Beaches of Grenada Bring the Leatherbacks to Shore

If your plans include a quick trip over to Grenada in August, you are in luck, because it’s the last month of leatherback season. Every two years, these incredible creatures find their way back to the stunning shores of Grenada Island to lay their eggs.

These gentle giants travel across the lengths of the entire ocean just to build their nests here in the Caribbean. Unfortunately, the leatherback turtles are on the endangered list, and even though they can lay around 100 eggs when they nest, only about 1 in 1000 of their little hatchlings will make it to adulthood. Come witness the beauty that these creatures manifest in the middle of the night by scheduling a Leatherback Turtle Tour for a once in a lifetime experience. If a lazy beach day is calling your name, you’ll most likely get a chance to see these turtle nests on the shoreline, just be mindful to be careful around these delicate sandy miracles. You may even get to spot a hatchling! 

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Soak Up the Stunning Waters of Grenada

While it’s a breathtaking view, Grenada’s famed crystal clear waters aren’t just for looking at! During your visit, dive right into the beautiful sea to soak up the heart of what makes this island so special. 

While it’s a breathtaking view, Grenada’s famed crystal clear waters aren’t just for looking at! During your visit, dive right into the beautiful sea to soak up the heart of what makes this island so special. For the adventure seekers in your party, you can explore all that our idyllic destination has to offer by taking advantage of our complimentary water activities, including kayaking, snorkeling, and Hobie cats! Whatever sparks your interest, check in with our concierge for easy rentals so you can start living your best stress-free life out on the waters. For those that prefer dipping their toes, grab a great beachside read and take your time unwinding along the pristine sand. The rejuvenating waters provide the perfect backdrop for a day of total relaxation. An island holiday is not complete without a bit of sun, sea, and sand. Here in Grenada, you get all of that and so much more. Pure bliss! 

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Groove to the Music at the Grenada Music Festival

We hope you brought your dancing shoes because if you’re joining Blue Horizons Garden Resort in June, you’re just in time for the Grenada Music Festival!

We hope you brought your dancing shoes because if you’re joining Blue Horizons Garden Resort in June, you’re just in time for the Grenada Music Festival! June 7-9, the Spice of the Caribbean will shine even brighter for three nights of incredible music and thrilling performances. Immerse yourself in the vibrant Grenadian culture by checking out the local artists, and while you’re there, enjoy some of the mouth-watering local cuisines. Held at the beautiful Quarantine Point peninsula, this three-night event is a once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience you won’t want to miss. The festival will kick off June 7 with rhythm and soul music from Grammy-nominated Freddie Jackson, Keri Hilson, and more. Saturday, stick around for Reggae Fest for easy island vibes. On Sunday, this amazing music celebration wraps up with Soca Fusion from an exciting, local lineup. The event has a number of ticket options available depending on your interests, so get out there and enjoy the music!

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Experience the Island Life at the Grenada Chocolate Fest

If you needed any more reason to fall in love with Blue Horizons Garden Resort in Grenada, you’ll find it in the annual Grenada Chocolate Fest! Kicking off this year on May 31 through June 8, this wild good time celebrates Grenada’s pure, natural resources and rich chocolate culture in a week-long festival.

If you needed any more reason to fall in love with Blue Horizons Garden Resort in Grenada, you’ll find it in the annual Grenada Chocolate Fest! Kicking off this year on May 31 through June 8, this wild good time celebrates Grenada’s pure, natural resources and rich chocolate culture in a week-long festival. During the festival, you can learn about the island’s vibrant history, learn how to make your own chocolate, and, of course, taste your way through the indulgent chocolate-focused and cocoa-infused cuisine of the island. What else is on the agenda? There’s truly something for everyone. The adventurers of the group can explore the Theobroma Cacao forests, work alongside local Cocoa farmers and snorkel at sunset with a chocolate tasting. For the foodies, you won’t want to miss the chocolate-making process at Tree to Bar, a chocolate tasting with experts from all over the globe and try the chocolate tasting meditation and yoga practice. We told you there was something for everyone! After a day of indulgence, make your way back to Blue Horizons Garden Resort for some poolside lounging, dining, or a leisurely stroll along the sand. 

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Tropical Birds

Days on the Isle of Spice are filled with serenity and winds seasoned with the aroma of the Caribbean Sea. At Blue Horizons Garden Resort, we strive to create an environment which complements the natural ambiance. Our resort has always taken a keen interest in conserving the environment.

Days on the Isle of Spice are filled with serenity and winds seasoned with the aroma of the Caribbean Sea. At Blue Horizons Garden Resort, we strive to create an environment which complements the natural ambiance. Our resort has always taken a keen interest in conserving the environment. As the first Green Globe certified property in Grenada, we are involved in several preservation and conservation initiatives.

Our efforts are aimed toward creating an eco-friendly environment for the more than 27 tropical birds that call Blue Horizons home. A true oasis of flora and fauna, we are a choice destination for wildlife observers who relish observing exotic bird species in their natural habitat.

Hear the mournful cooOOoo-coo-coo-coo of the Zenaida Dove. See the bright and beautiful yellow underbelly of the bananaquit, a small bird nicknamed "the sugar bird" because of its affinity for feeders filled with granular sugar. Witness the noble Gray Kingbird and many more species of captivating birds when visiting the Blue Horizons Garden Resort. We can't wait to welcome nature-lovers and bird watchers from around the world.

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