You will not escape using Maurice Bishop Airport whenever on a tour of Grenada. It is the country’s main entry point. In terms of international standards for airports, this is very small but all that is compensated through its hospitable and friendly nature. The transport services around the airport are very effective thanks to the car hire agencies that have set base. Whether you touch down during the day or at the middle of the night, there will be a taxi available to take you to your destination. Make sure you have considered all agencies and negotiate for a better deal. You must seize the opportunity to save on your budget.
Located about 11 kilometers from St George’s, it is a strategic location because you will be able to access several other places right from Maurice Bishop Airport. There are buses that operate between the airport and St. George’s even though their schedules are not fixed. You can as well pick up a taxi at the exit of any terminal upon arrival.
At Maurice Bishop Airport, you will be welcomed by a number of facilities that you would want to enjoy at any airport. These include a bureau de change to convert your money into local currency, tourist office for all inquiries, public telephones for communication, cafeterias and restaurants to take care of your stomach needs. If you are disabled or you are traveling with a person with disability, this airport is well suited because facilities there are designed to accommodate them. They offer wheelchairs among other things. There is free Wi-Fi internet to enjoy in every corner of the airport.
Places to Stay
What type of hotel would you want to stay at while visiting Grenada through Maurice Bishop Airport? Whatever the preference is, your needs will be well served. Make bookings before travelling or immediately you have landed at the airport. You will not get a hotel within precincts of the airport so don’t be prepared for something of that sort. Those you will come across outside the airport are luxurious and have affordable prices.
- Grand Beach Resort - its location at a beach makes the hotel an ideal one to stay at. You will enjoy beautiful views as well as take part in water sports like diving. Within the resort, there are two restaurants and many bars as well as a business center to do shopping. It will offer you an all-in-one experience because meeting rooms are available.
- Sandals La Source Grenada Resort - it will take you only five minutes to drive from Maurice Bishop Airport before accessing this luxurious hotel. The services on offer are wide ranging and will include three pools, nine restaurants as well as a spa and fitness center. It was rebranded and opened to the public again in December of 2013.
- Grenadian by Rex Resorts - its location at the beach is stunning and proximity to the airport makes it a hit for tourists. Some parts of the airport have free Wi-Fi internet offered while sporting and dining options are limitless. Diving and fishing are very common.