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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 April 29, 2018
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 April 1, 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 via mobile

This tour was very educational. There were different creatures along the way and Mona monkeys in cages up on the hill. They rolled out chocolate for us to see how it is made. This was one of the stops on our tour of the island...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Oh after many years I have not been to the place I grew up I was shocked to see that the place is still function and is very attractive to local and visitors alike. The Patrick basin is still there. It was in that vain...More

1  Thank Alistair E
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We drove into the place and it looked like a ghost town. Ladies were really cool and explained the process of how the spices are grown and what they are used for. The buildings themselves are really cool with drying racks on large rails that...More

1  Thank Daveycp
Reviewed April 29, 2018

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

1  Thank joy l
Reviewed April 1, 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.

2  Thank GregoryB
Reviewed March 11, 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

1  Thank PhilUweCollins
Reviewed January 31, 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

1  Thank RC30319
Reviewed January 5, 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

1  Thank Russell W
Reviewed December 30, 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

1  Thank JAMS51
Reviewed September 23, 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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