Another Caribbean island reopens its doors to American visitors

By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva

The lovely, little spice island of Granada is accepting American visitors after a long closure. What’s more Grenada is one of 31 countries allowing New Yorkers to visit.  However there are still restrictions.  You will need to present a negative PCR test taken within 7 days of your flight.

Once your arrive you’re free to explore the island’s sparkling waterfalls, white sand beaches, lush rainforests, clear turquoise waters and vibrant island cuisine. More information on arrival protocols is available at

 Hotel  hideaway

Hotels such as Silversands Grenada, are also accepting guests. The luxury  beachfront resort  sits on the sands of Grand Anse beach on the Caribbean. A little hideaway for the rich and famous the hotel exudes a casual chic island ambiance. It also boasts the longest infinity pool in the islands.

Granada is a sybarite’s paradise hosting  waterfalls, rainforests, reefs, lakes, and secluded white sand beaches. It is also  rich in local cuisine, culture, and jaw-dropping scenery. Be sure to view the video that captures the wonders of this charming island.

As for Covid19 concerns, there’s only been  23 cases of the virus on the island with no fatalities.

As Grenada prepares to resume commercial travel through nonstop flights from several East Coast hubs, Silversands Grenada will offer several new packages for the festive and winter season, including:

 Silversands November specials

If you need more enticement to visit Granada, Silversands is offering alluring specials.  You can book four nights and only pay for three from Nov. 22-Nov. 30. This includes a Thanksgiving feast of  Grenadian cuisine with American traditions. On the menu are johnny cakes, chestnut-stuffed turkey, roasted potatoes, cornbread, nutmeg- spiced pumpkin pie and more.

Heading into November the hotel has a holiday special that includes a massage, $200 resort credit and 20% rated discount. That’s if you book five or more nights. You can expect a festive stay of gingerbread décor, special dinners and more.

There are other specials available starting as soon as this month. Just go on the website or contact a Pavlus travel agent at or 800-528-9300.




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