Can you walk to a beach from port?

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#2
canada
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Originally posted by VaBeachCruisers897
Any beach.... does not need to have all the amenities...
I don't recommend you walk. I can't think of any beach that is within a reasonable walking distance from the port. I suggest you either take a water taxi and ask to be dropped off on Grand Anse or take a taxi to my favourite beach, BBC. If you really want privacy and relaxation then I suggest a taxi to La Sagesse.
#3
Barbados
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La Sagesse is very nice and scenic and all..



but it's a bit on the remote side, and if you're just one girl all by yourself
I wouldn't choose that one




unless it's a bunch of y'all (two couples together?).



You could try to get a bunch of like-minded ppl together on your ship
- half-fill a van and make it worthwhile for everyone, even the driver
who will come back for you at a pre-appointed time.

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#4
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How far is it from the Cruise port, and is it worth the trip if our ship leaves at 2:00? It looks like a really beautiful place to be.
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Originally posted by rnlmigacz
How far is it from the Cruise port, and is it worth the trip if our ship leaves at 2:00? It looks like a really beautiful place to be.
I meant to ask how far to La Sagesse?
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#6
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It is at least a good 30minute drive to La Sagesse and that is not counting getting out of town. I love the place but if you are on a Princess visiting for half a day (why do they only come for half a day?) you will need to be up and off the boat asap to avoid crowds, gridlock and get a nice time at La Sagesse.

If you do plan this tell the people on the ship you have an excursion booked and they'll let you off quickly.
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Thanks for the information. Princess goes to Bonaire after Grenada, and I guess it takes a while to travel there. I wish our day was longer on Grenada, but we may just have to make another trip.
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If you are trying to go on the cheap and want a little local color, take the bus to Grand Anse beach. You can see the bus station from your ship--to the left, looks like a 2 story parking garage. You go left once you leave the cruise building and walk for about 3 blocks. The buses are actually vans and have the destination at the top of the windshield. When we were there a year ago it was $1 which was 2 or 2.5 local currency so be sure to ask in dollars. You need to tell them you want off at Grand Anse as the bus goes off to the left a couple of blocks from the beach. You look for the return bus around the same place, just make sure you are waiting on the correct side of the street.