Call us today on 020 7644 1755

Saturday Market Morning

Duration: Half Day

saturday market morning

Experience the lively thrill of a typical Grenadian market morning on this unique trip to the island’s most traditional Saturday Market. Go where the locals go to shop and mingle, bargain with the sellers and catch the fresh produce of the day as well as the freshest gossip in town. Socialise and exchange smiles with the friendly Grenadian vendors and their colourful kiosks and craft displays. In short, come along to our market tour for a lively day of colourful shopping experiences and the very best local buys.

The city’s Market Square is a dynamic and noisy place bursting with energy and colour, situated right at the heart of the capital’s civic life, right where it has remained for the past 200 years. This is the main site for purchasing local produce and fresh fruit as well as being the focal point for parades, carnivals, political speeches and religious activities. In the more recent years, the surrounding area to this market has become the starting point for minibuses that go to the outer areas of the island. Many say that no Grenada visitor should leave without paying a visit to the Saturday morning market.

Every Saturday morning the Market Square shines at its most bright, showcasing the best of everything it has to offer as it is invaded by hundreds of locals and curious visitors that flock the place in search of typical items and to enjoy the lively atmosphere. Here you’ll find every type of Caribbean fruit and vegetable imaginable, from fresh coconuts and watermelons to breadfruit and plantains. But you will also find fine arts & crafts that will make for perfect souvenirs and gifts to take back home for family and friends. Handmade jewellery, ceramics, wooden figurines are some of the little treasures you will be able to find scattered around the market. You can also browse for the most famous and popular straw goods: hats, baskets of all shapes and sizes and typical rag dolls that anyone visiting the Caribbean simply should not leave without one!

The stalls are brightly coloured and offer a refreshing shade from the sun with its picturesque array of colourful umbrellas. You can walk along with a spring in your step as you move to the rhythms of reggae and soca in the background and you make a short stop for some fresh coconut juice, cheaper than bottle water and much more thirst-quenching too!

For a day of mixing with the locals’ in their daily cultural routine and shopping for the most authentic Grenadian produce the island has to offer this is a trip you shouldn’t miss. Come along to the Saturday Market for a day of fun shopping where you will be leaving with certainly more than a guaranteed wide smile!

Grenada Holidays Browse all

Best Value

From £1309 per person
worthing court apartment hotel + grenadian by rex resorts

Worthing Court Apartment Hotel + Grenadian by Rex Resorts

You can enjoy all the aspects of the charming island of Barbados, at the elegant Worthing Court located near all the...

From £1379 per person
halcyon cove by rex resorts + grenadian by rex resorts

Halcyon Cove by Rex Resorts + Grenadian by Rex Resorts

Like many other Antigua hotels, the Rex Halcyon Cove Hotel is situated right on a stunning stretch of pristine beach, so...

From £1399 per person
jolly beach resort and spa + grenadian by rex resorts

Jolly Beach Resort and Spa + Grenadian by Rex Resorts

Jolly Beach Resort and Spa is set amongst 40 acres of tropical gardens on an amazing mile-long white sand beach. This...

From £1439 per person
rostrevor hotel + true blue bay boutique resort

Rostrevor Hotel + True Blue Bay Boutique Resort

Make your way to the sunny island of Barbados, you’ll be stunned to be staying in the Rostrevor Hotel. This hotel is a...

From £1449 per person
almond beach resort + coyaba beach resort

Almond Beach Resort + Coyaba Beach Resort

Almond Beach Resort is set in expansive tropical gardens beside a beautiful 1 mile stretch of sandy beach. This resort...

From £1509 per person
radisson aquatica resort + radisson grenada beach resort

Radisson Aquatica Resort + Radisson Grenada Beach Resort

Begin your holidays in Barbados at the Radisson Aquatica Resort where you can enjoy the perfect combination of an...

Talk to a specialist

sejal

Call 020 7644 1755 to speak with our award-winning travel consultants.

Opening hours 10:30 - 17:30 GMT

Silversands Grenada resort due to open on Grand Anse Beach in March 2018

Silversands Grenada is scheduled to open its doors to holidaymakers in March, 2018. The luxury hotel will be located on the beautiful Grande Anse Beach on the south-western tip of Grenada, and it will have 43 guest suites and nine villas, plus restaurants, a spa, a fitness centre the longest swimming pool in the Caribbean, measuring 100 metres long.

Crystal Cruises' Serenity Ship docks in Grenada for first time

The Serenity of Crystal Cruises made its first visit to Grenada earlier this month, bringing more than 1,000 cruise passengers and 655 crew members to the Caribbean island. The ship docked in the harbour of the capital St George’s, and holidaymakers explored the island’s cultural offerings and heritage, including the captain of the ship, Egil Giske.

Grenadian by Rex Resorts in Grenada received 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor has awarded a 2016 Certificate of Excellence to the Grenadian by Rex Resorts in Grenada for the second year. The Caribbean resort was awarded for its great service, according to reviews left by travellers and guests. The all-inclusive hotel is located on Magazine Beach, and has 172 guest rooms and suites that boast views of the sea, the beach or the tropical gardens.