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Congratulations to Grenada and Mount Cinnamon Resort. Well deserved for a wonderful destination where hospitality reigns supreme. I personally love this destination, the food, the people and the diversity of the product. Whatever your passion (beach, hiking etc) you will find it in Grenada.



St. George’s, Grenada – It’s official. The votes are in and Grand Anse Beach, Mount Cinnamon Grenada Resort and Bianca C in Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, secured top honors in the USATODAY’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Travel Awards. For the second year in a row being nominated in the top 10 Caribbean categories by a panel of experts, Grand Anse beach took the top spot ahead of regional competitors today. Mount Cinnamon was voted best Caribbean resort and Bianca C, best Caribbean dive site.

“Congratulations are in order for these honours for our famous Grand Anse Beach, Bianca C as well as our industry partner Mt. Cinnamon to be voted number one in USATODAY’s 10Best awards, earned by fans and lovers of Grenada” said Patricia Maher, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority. “We would love to thank first and foremost the judges for the nominations and all our locals, visitors and avid readers of USATODAY for their continued support in the voting process.”

Located a mere 2.3 miles away from the Maurice Bishop International Airport, Grand Anse beach, two (2) miles of gleaming white sand, is considered the destination’s most popular and premier spot to enjoy a sunset. On Grand Anse, one can find beach bars, restaurants and some of the island’s highly sought after hotels located just feet away from its shores, including Mount Cinnamon, who walked away with this year’s honor for best Caribbean resort. The intimate 31 room hotel brings stylish charm and elegance filled with Grenadian hospitality. It is easy to see why it earned the top spot.

Bianca C, Grenada’s premier wreck dive site and otherwise referred to as the “Titanic of the Caribbean” is considered to have few rivals in the realm of wreck diving. The winner in its category, best Caribbean dive site, Bianca C proved to not only be a “must see” for dive enthusiasts but those who enjoy aquatic discovery when visiting Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean. For the list of winners, visit


About Grenada

The tri-island destination of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique is located in the southernmost region of the Caribbean near St. Vincent and the Grenadines and off the coast of Venezuela. Grenada is best known as the “Spice Island of the Caribbean” for its nutmeg and mace production, but the lush destination draws visitors for so much more. The new Pure Grenada experience beckons visitors to its 50 white- and black-sand beaches, 15 breathtaking waterfalls, countless hiking trails and more than 30 unforgettable dive sites, including the largest shipwreck in the Caribbean ‘Bianca C’ and the World’s First Underwater Sculpture Park. Grenada’s approach to hospitality is infused with a warm charm which is apparent from its luxury resorts to barefoot chic boutique hotels and villas. There are direct flights to Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport from the US, Caribbean and Canada, making the island accessible to visitors from around the world that wish to experience Pure Grenada.

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Pure Grenada Secures Top Honors In USATODAY 10 Best Readers Choice Travel Awards