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Grenada's Spice Garden

Grenada is known as the spice isle and is home to nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, ginger and cocoa so the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
joy l
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Derby, United Kingdom
Lovely to see working "factories"

We were on a tour of the island and this was one of the highlights. To see how peppercorns, nutmeg... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
GregoryB
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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You can buy several spices, including nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves, at Dougaldston, one of the island's oldest and largest nutmeg plantations.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grenada is known as the spice isle and is home to nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, ginger and cocoa so the smells here really assault your nostrils in the most delicious way. We saw how the spices are manufactured from the plants into the format we are...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We were on a tour of the island and this was one of the highlights. To see how peppercorns, nutmeg etc is processed is a joy. It's a very simple place but the staff are very happy to talk you through the processes.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

When you arrive you think you are back in 1780. The builings look like it and even the poeple working there have a aura of history. They will show you the natural spices like a branch from a cinnamon tree, glove tree or from a...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is basically a museum (with still some working chocolate production on display) that is obviously run a low budget. Be sure and go with a tour guide that knows what is there and can explain what you are looking at and you should have...More

Thank RC30319
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

A tour brought us here. A site guide walked us around the estate and told us how chocolate was made from start to finish, and we saw the machines that do the work. Inside there are free samples and a cafe bar for chocolate drinks...More

Thank Russell W
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

It is basically a ruin now although the drying sheds are still mainly intact. You need a guide with you to understand what happened there as there is no information boards or guide books. Worth a visit if you are passing. There are toilets on...More

Thank JAMS51
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Dougaldston Estate has been long abandoned and there isn't anyone on site to give a tour. If you are going with a tour guide they will share the history and walk you around the old buildings. I was fortunate to have the daughter of a...More

Thank MoriaSimone
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Hired a tour guide for a full day tour of the island and he explained everything when we arrived. It was very informative. It is only used small scale now for the owners to demonstrate and make little to sell in their small shop inside....More

Thank Josie R
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We stopped here as part of a tour around the island. Our tour guide was able to show us all the spices and some of the plants they grow on. Neat to see them drying out in the sun. Never saw a clove plant before....More

Thank Sonogal
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

This stop was part of our overall tour of Grenada. We passed through the town of Gouyave and stopped at this spice estate. We were close to the end of our day's tour and had already visited Spice shops and the Belmont Estate so the...More

Thank myraevans1942
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