A Perfect Getaway at Starfish Grenada

Dominated by mountain ranges and verdant forests, gouged by fertile valleys, and flanked by lovely beaches and the ocean, the island of Grenada is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth. Vivid colours of nature, a virtually unmatched range of outdoor activities, friendly, hospitable people, and the subtle charm of an essentially rustic lifestyle all combine to make the country one of the world’s favourite tropical holiday destinations.

Located on Magazine Beach the Starfish Grenada (formerly known as Grenadian by Rex Resort) is an all-inclusive resort nestled in the heart of the St. George’s. Combining understated barefoot elegance with Caribbean-inspired living, the resort offers infinite panoramic views of the ocean on a stunning beachfront of powdery white sand.

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Reflecting the indulgent opulence of the island, the Resorts suite experience offers plush furnishings and marble bathrooms which are complimented by beautiful décor with carved wood detail and vibrant traditional art and artifacts.

Enjoying one of the most spectacular settings anywhere in Grenada, the hotel’s extensive park-like gardens reach beyond the private lake and impressive pool facility to two beautiful palm-fringed sandy beaches. The Grenadian by Rex Resorts certainly offers a laid-back ambiance in spacious surroundings and is a popular choice for couples and families.

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The majestic palladian-style foyer is the focal point for the hotel and houses the elegant Tamarind Lounge & Bar as well as the Cinnamon Restaurant which offers delicious buffet meals, complimented by spectacular views across the grounds. The seasonal Oriental Restaurant has mouth-watering à la carte dining options.

A graceful stairway leads up to the Seaview Rooms and Suites with the Hillside rooms accessed by a gently sloping path across the lawns to the rear. A series of steps and paths lead through the attractive gardens to the Beachfront rooms, three-acre lake and raised swimming pool deck at which the charming Spicer’s Bistro and Bar is located.

A Perfect Getaway at Starfish Grenada

With the stunning turquoises hues of the Caribbean Sea beckoning, the hotel’s perfect location on Magazine Beach affords a choice of two sandy beaches. The first is reserved for those looking for a peaceful retreat to soak up the sun while the second offers a livelier ambiance and water sports activities.

212 rooms on 3 floors in several buildings with no lifts. All rooms feature air conditioning, a hair dryer, mini-fridge, digital safes, flat-screen TV, cable television, both 110V and 220V electrical outlets, iron and iron-board, and coffeemaker. Hillside Rooms with hill views, with a shower only and 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

A Perfect Getaway at Starfish Grenada

Located on two white sand beaches in Tamarind Bay, Grenada, Starfish Grenada is the perfect vacation destination, no matter the kind of traveler you are. Being located on two beaches gives guests the option to kick back, relax and enjoy the view on one side or take advantage of the water sports and activities on the other. No matter your preference, you will appreciate the natural beauty that surrounds you.


Cinnamon Restaurant (buffet-style, open for breakfast and dinner), Spicers Bistro with pool bar, The Oriental Restaurant (fine Far Eastern à la carte dining, open for dinner, (open a couple of times a week, not included as part of your All-Inclusive package), Courtyard Café for afternoon tea, Traders beach bar (open during high season, with limited opening times).


The Tamarind Lounge with evening entertainment (dependent on hotel’s occupancy) including live bands, steel bands and a dance floor.

Fun and Games

Swimming pool with shallow end, 2 tennis courts, gym. Nearby 9-hole golf course*. Supervised kids’ club (4-12 years, Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm except bank holidays, booking and a minimum of 4 children are required for club to operate). On-site dive centre*. Variety of complimentary non-motorized water sports available.

Handy Stuff

Babysitting on request*. TV lounge. Laundry facilities*. Iron and board on request. WiFi access* throughout the resort.

Special thanks to Starfish Grenada for hosting me as their guest.

2 Responses to A Perfect Getaway at Starfish Grenada

  1. Oh my those beaches! Do you know if there is snorkeling?

    cindamackinnon May 6, 2019 at 11:37 PM Reply
    • There is snokerlking and lots of it! You’d love it! Hope all is well!

      Will Castillo June 24, 2019 at 7:36 PM Reply

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