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Not Worth a Lot of Effort

Dougaldston Estate has been long abandoned and there isn't anyone on site to give a tour. If you... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Interesting but visit with tour guide

Hired a tour guide for a full day tour of the island and he explained everything when we arrived... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Josie R
via mobile
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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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  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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St. George's, Grenada
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Reviewed 23 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
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
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
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
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It was like stepping back in time. Stopped at the estate as part of an Island Tour. Learned how the spice island got its name.

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

You have to see it to believe. It is a still working plantation with a great deal on spices. You think you are back in time!

Thank PhilUweCollins
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stopped at the Estate while on a tour in Grenada. Our guide was familiar with the operations so he took the time to explain the history and operations. He also showed us a variety of items related to the spices found in Grenada that...More

Thank hbhakh
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This was a better stop than the nutmeg plant, though both were in the same tour. Very beautiful spot and make sure you have an informative guide.

Thank nickpohl
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you have the time on Grenada, you should come to Dougaldston estate (and the nearby nutmeg processing plant) first as an introduction to the island, and then go to Belmont Estate (in St. Andrew's) for a more detailed description of cocoa processing. Sister gave...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were on a tour to take us there. It took more than an hour negotiating 1,000's curves in a small non very comfortable bus. The estate is run down; the guide told us it was mis-managed after the old generation died and current owners...More

Thank czeckmate
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