Maca Bana
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Maca Bana

Magazine Beach P.O. Box 496, Point Salines, St. George's Grenada
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Maca Bana is an intimate boutique hotel comprising 7 artistically designed, solar-powered ‘banas’ with gorgeous ocean views and private massaging hot tubs above our tropical Aquarium Restaurant on Magazine Beach. Laid-back luxury and unrivaled privacy for a sensual & inspiring holiday experience in a warm atmosphere.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Airport transportation
Wifi
Hot bath
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Snorkelling
Car hire
Meeting rooms
Massage
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
Refrigerator
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gem
Luxury
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German, Italian

Location

Magazine Beach P.O. Box 496, Point Salines, St. George's Grenada
Getting there
Somewhat walkable
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Ann K wrote a review Jan 2020
New York City, New York26 contributions7 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Maca Bana is perfection! This small luxury hotel is perched on a hillside overlooking the Caribbean. My lovely villa had one of the most spectacular views I’ve ever encountered in my nearly 60 years of world travels. My villa also had its own outdoor jacuzzi, huge deck, and full kitchen. Joanne, the concierge, and Uli, the owner, are terrific! They are veterans of the island and have all the resources one needs. The Aquarium Restaurant just at the foot of the resort’s hillside villas and the outside seaside bar are also owned by Uli and are a huge amenity of the resort. Great food, two large bars with extensive wine cellar, and full staff are available daily (except Mondays), and fantastic live music is presented on designated days. The beach (Magazine Beach) is one of the most gorgeous and pristine on the planet, and the swimming is sublime. Maca Bana has the huge advantage of being off the beaten path of tourist-laden Grande Anse, but is still very close and convenient to all points on the southern side of the island. What a fantastic place! I can’t wait to come back!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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bunnyhatgis wrote a review Jul 2020
Carriacou Island, Grenada330 contributions125 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The views from Maca Bana’s Paw Paw villa must be the best on the island! Simply breathtaking.

I had been wanting to stay at Maca Bana for a while and was delighted to finally have the opportunity last month. My visit coincided with the reopening of The Aquarium restaurant (attached to Maca Bana) which is one of the best in Grenada.

Maca Bana was the perfect choice for my short summer break! The villas are really well-equipped and comfortable. I particularly loved the private outdoor jacuzzi and spent hours just lazing around on the sun deck.

In addition, Maca Bana is located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Grenada - Magazine Beach. There’s a steep hill back to the villa from the beach but it is a small price to pay for the gorgeous, practically empty beach at your doorstep.

Maca Bana was blissfully quiet during my stay (because of the Coronavirus) and I found Paw Paw villa very private, just as I had hoped for.

If you’re interested in more details, photos and a video, check out my blog Hopping Around the Globe in Style for a full review.
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Date of stay: June 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Responded 24 Aug 2020
Thank you for taking the time off your busy schedule to share your experience. We do appreciate it. We are happy to know that the villa did meet your expectation. I hope we will be giving the opportunity to welcome you again in the not too distant future. Once again, THANK YOU.
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Brenda R wrote a review Apr 2023
Middlesex333 contributions201 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed in pineapple villa wow it was amazing . Villa was very very clean . We met Joanna in reception who was great any info or any advice needed was always eager to help , Organised restaurants and taxis for us . We then met Josanne who kept our Villa spick and span . Josanne checked everyday that everything was ok enough towels enough toiletries nothing was too much trouble for her, We had an amazing stay and would definitely recommend this amazing place to stay .
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Date of stay: April 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Pineapple Villa is great
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gibson32 wrote a review Sept 2023
High Wycombe, United Kingdom58 contributions70 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
So this wasn't our first choice accommadation.After a mix-up with our original reservation we ended up here.
However, we have no regrets.
Our decision to stay more than a night was mainly based on meeting Joanna and the personal customer service she gave. Nothing was too much to make us comfortable. Our daughter had a reaction to mosquito bites and extra effort was made to fogg around the villa. Even giving us Bopp insecticide so we could spray inside.
The villa itself was spotless and roomy. Fridge stocked with enough for a few days so we didn't have to go to the supermarket.
I am pleased we did not try to go to anywhere else for our holiday.
The only thing to be aware of is the hill down to the restaurant, even harder to climb up. Just something to be mindful of.
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Date of stay: August 2023
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Be aware of the hill to the restaurant and beach. Only for the strong!
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David Herd wrote a review Jun 2022
Evanston, Illinois270 contributions205 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We visited 5 different resorts on Grenada stating at Maca Baba to take in the scenery and we were rewarded. We came directly from the airport very close by using a taxi. Maca Bana has a small kitchen but we came without provisions so we had to rely on meals at the restaurant at the bottom of the hill at beachside.. Our unit was at the top of the hill and granted complete privacy.

The next day was Monday and the restaurant was closed so the manager drove us to a restaurant near a harbor for breakfast and take out sandwiches for lunch. This saved us a $25 dollar taxi fare. We stayed two nights and enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: May 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Kitty Bang Bang wrote a review Oct 2021
London, United Kingdom37 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My friend and I stayed in the Mango villa which was enormous and had the most amazing view and a hot tub on the deck. The beach that Maca Bana is on must be the most beautiful on the island. And the restaurant, Aquarium was absolutely wonderful. Really fabulous food, the best wine cellar on the island and all in the most beautiful setting. But what sets Maca Bana apart are the people who work there. Joanna, Uli and Josh went above and beyond to look after us. Highly recommended to anyone visiting Grenada.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: People have mentioned the steepness of the walk down from the villas to the beach, it’s totally...
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Kaylene_Thompson wrote a review Jun 2006
Santa Cruz, California79 contributions88 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Start with the stunningly beautiful quiet island of Grenada, add the first class treatment of Maca Bana Villas and get ready to have an escape from life you will not want to leave. Our experience in Grenada in late May/early June of 2006 was not only what we had hoped for but so much more! We owe all of our thanks to Maca Bana Villas, their attention to detail and their phenomenal employees and owners. Without staying at Maca Bana we could not have enjoyed Grenada as much as we did.

The Property
This relatively new property (about 6 months old from the time this was written) is best described by the continuous attention to detail that is put into it. Set on a large hillside next to the sea, everywhere you look has spectacular views of the picturesque St.George backdropped to a very mountainous island. The property is within a 2 minute drive of the airport. You need not worry about airport noise due to the low number of planes entering Grenada as well as the mountainous nature of the island which blocks out most of the noise. Upon arriving you begin your journey up the slope of the ridge the property is set on through a path of wonderfully landscaped gardens, fountains, and bridges to your villa. The details of the property can only be appreciated by a visit - but make sure you stop to see the turtles and fish in the fountains! The turtles are very friendly and if your lucky, you may bump into the owner feeding the turtles! There is even a cool, infinity pool overlooking the same picturesque view. It is rarely occupied due to the limited number of people on the property.

The Villas
The villas themselves are a whole different experience in hotel properties. The detail that has gone into these villas makes each one different and unique from another. For more information on the villas visit their website at [--] Regardless of the villa you choose (2 bedroom or 1 bedroom) what you can be guaranteed is a gourmet kitchen complete with espresso machine, gas stove, oven, microwave, coffee maker, stainless steel ice making fridge, and more; tastefully designed bedroom complete with canopy style bed, stereo system, TV and closet space; spacious and gorgeous bathroom with walk-in shower; an outdoor dining area and sundeck complete with a hot tub with unbelievable views! There are only 2 ,1 bedroom villas on the property - the photos of the room are taken in Paw Paw. With note on the attention to detail, prior to leaving we were told the sundeck area on Paw Paw was going to be expanded this summer. While the size of the sundeck was never a concern for us, the added space will certainly be a perk. The employees and owners are always looking for ways to improve and this is just one example of that. I was amazed by the size of the 2 bedroom villas! They have sprawling sundecks and outside eating areas in addition to their already spacious interiors.

The Employees
We cannot rave enough about the service we received during our stay at Maca Bana Paw Paw. Michaela, the general manager, went out of her way to help ensure we had an enjoyable stay. She arranged for groceries to be purchased prior to our arrival complete with champagne and whatever else we requested. She arranged our tour, car rental, made restaurant reservations, and did whatever she could to ensure our time spent in Grenada was nothing less than fabulous. You will have the pleasure of working with her during your stay at Maca Bana and rest assured, you can trust her to make your trip extremely special. Larry, the chef at the Aquarium that does private cooking lessons in your villa at Maca Bana, is simply wonderful. An extremely kind man that is nothing but smiles will give you a glimpse of what the entire islands people are like. Larry also rents vehicles that are well maintained and will arrange your licensing for you should you choose to venture out into the island on your own. The owners are some of the most appreciative I have ever experienced. They personally thank you for your stay and ensure that you feel welcome. The other staff including Phil, the groundskeeper, and multiple maids are all so thrilled to have you and show it. You will certainly feel more welcome at this property.

Eating
The owner of the Aquarium restaurant is also the owner of Maca Bana. The Aquarium is a magical place itself. Beachside, with the same beautiful view of the villas, the Aquarium is a great place to spend a day. Lounge chairs, snorkel gear and a freshwater shower are available for your use. Be sure to join them for their Sunday BBQ which is complete with reggae band and great food! The restaurant consistently serves up wonderfully tasting and well presented dishes. Try the Callaloo Spanakopita, it is simply outstanding! The pricing at the restaurant is very reasonable, an average evening meal for 2 of us including drinks, appetizers, main course and desert was $70. The atmosphere is relaxed during the day so feel free to come in your bathing suit. In the evening the dress changes but is still very relaxed so you can feel comfortable in whatever you wear.

There are many other eating places throughout the island. The island is easy to get around in so if you do rent a vehicle, making your way to dinner will certainly not be a problem. Maca Bana is more than willing to help you find a place that fits your tastes and directions to there. They provide a dining guide at the beginning of your stay that is helpful. I have posted some of the details of the guide we received on the dining page on this site.

The Services of Maca Bana
The property will do what they can to make sure you get to experience Grenada in a truly unique and free spirited way. The offering of a personal cookery lesson in the privacy of your own villa, personal art lessons to explore the artist in you, spa treatments to help you relax and the ability to arrange virtually anything you wish to participate in makes this property exceptional and unlike anywhere else. We HIGHLY recommend a cookery lesson just so you can be blessed with Larry!

The island
Simply stated, quite possibly one of the most gorgeous places in the Caribbean. The people of the island are extremely friendly. You can trust them to help you make your way around the island. The crime is low and the poverty level expected from most other Caribbean locations is not nearly as evident. The island is split into parishes each with their own unique beauty. The city of St.George is simply unreal to take in. It’s a complex city to drive in, so if you do wish to venture into it during your first visit to Grenada having a tour guide would be useful. At the northern end of the island is the beautiful Levera Beach. This is a site itself and a great place to spend an afternoon relaxing in the sun. In the center of the island is a virtually untouched rainforest. The island does have Gray Faced Monkeys that are willing to come out and play for bananas if your lucky! A visit to the island just wouldn't be complete without a trip through the rainforest - but we strongly advise a tour guide to take you as the driving can be interesting to say the least through the winding mountains and blind corners. Spices are at every corner and on virtually every plant and tree on the island. Be sure to take a tour to have them point them out to you so you can spot them yourselves during your stay.

Tours
There are many tours available in Grenada. Maca Bana is more than willing to help arrange one that fits your needs. Private tours are available at very reasonable rates. These are wonderful because you can decide what you want to see and how long you want to stay at each site. Michaela arranged one for us with a gentleman named Milo. He was outstanding! We saw so much of the island and learned so much about it in our 6 hours with him and enabled us to appreciate the island so much more. We visited Concord Falls, a spice processing station, a nutmeg faciltiy, and a trip through the rainforest. During the entire trip he pointed out various buildings, vegetations, etc. that are important to Grenada. The cost for our tour was $110.

We also took a day trip through Sunsation tours on the Scaramouche to The Grenadines. The Grenadines are simply gorgeous and place everyone should visit at some point in their lives. The tour was a full day of basking in the sun on a beautiful classic old sail boat that was apparently used in Pirates of the Carribean! The cost from Grenada including the flight to Union Island where you begin your sail was $270/person. For more information on Sunsation Tours visit their [--]

In all, we cannot rave enough about the island and the property. It is an experience we almost do not want to share as the solitude, exceptional service, and overall friendly experience is one that we don't want to go away with time. If your looking for a place just to relax, soak up some sun, and learn about a culture that is simply amazing...Grenada and more importantly, Maca Bana is the place for you.
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infinitelove8 wrote a review Feb 2014
North Ridgeville, Ohio38 contributions24 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
I am shocked that this hotel has so many positive reviews! The rooms are so removed from luxuruious that they are almost uncomfortable. The location is super close to the airport and not at all peaceful. It is also very remote and difficult to travel elsewhere on the island, especially for dinner once it is dark. This almost forces one to eat at the restaurant. The restaurant is overpriced and the food not at all up to par with the prices. I knew that we would have to climb up and down to the beach, but I did think that climb would be worth it. The beach leaves much to be desired and is super rocky! If it is the beach that you are after than you will need to travel each day as we did away from the hotel. Not at all what I was expecting. The hotels "green" features were well intended but a bit over the top as far as finding a good balance between going green and accomodating the guests. For as much as a room here costs per night, one would expect to still be able to feel the shower water - meaning no pressure whatsover. Not ideal after spending the day on the beach! Also had an issue with bugs in the room - we were both covered in new bites each morning. I would have given this hotel 3 stars - I do not believe that I have ever left a one star review - had it not been for the horrible exeriences that we encountered with the staff at this hotel. Never in my travels have I been treated so rudely and encounted a manager that was so "fake." He may greet you with smiles and "warmth" but right under the surface is an incredibly selfish person that really only cares about the bottom line. If you are looking for genuniue, you will not find it here.
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Date of stay: August 2013
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
1.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
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1.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
1.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Team_J-and-B wrote a review Nov 2007
Woking, United Kingdom7 contributions9 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
My husband and I stayed at Maca Bana at the beginning of November 2007 on our honeymoon. We wanted somewhere quiet and luxurious and away from the crowds. We decided not to go for an all-inclusive place, as we prefer the choice to do our own thing with food, and wanted somewhere with more of a personal touch. Maca Bana certainly fulfilled all our expectations.

The location of the villa is extremely convenient for the airport – the transfer took about 2 minutes in a taxi (provided by Maca Bana). We were slightly concerned that, being so close to the airport, we would be disturbed by noise from planes. However, this wasn’t the case at all. I guess this is because the villas are screened from the airport by the hills behind, and because there are just so few flights that come in and out.

Maca Bana itself consists of seven individually designed villas arranged around a very pretty central garden (with attractive planting, ponds and waterfall), and swimming pool. As we were on our honeymoon, we were recommended to stay in Paw Paw villa, as it is probably the most secluded, being at the furthest end of the garden on the cliff-edge overlooking the sea. The villa was small but very nicely appointed, with its own kitchen (with every appliance or utensil you could want), an enormous comfy bed, and a bathroom with double sinks and a walk-in shower. However, the best thing about this villa has to be the view. It really is stunning. You wake up in the morning, open the curtains and there’s nothing between you and the most fantastic panoramic view of the beach, the tropical hills in the background, St Georges around the coast in the distance, and the sea stretching away. The balcony is perfect for two, with an under-cover seating area, a table, two loungers and a fantastic hot-tub. The balcony does stay in the shade almost all day – perfect for us, but I guess it might be an issue for a real sun-worshipper. The size of the villa was perfect for our honeymoon, but I think if you were after a bit more space (especially somewhere to sit and eat inside), you might be better going for one of the lager villas.

The villas all overlook the beautiful Magazine Beach, which is along the coast from the more famous Grand Anse beach. Access to the beach is down a very steep road (tricky in high heels!), through the Aquarium restaurant/beach bar (owned I believe by the same people who own the villas) – only a 3 or 4 minute walk. Coming back up the hill is more of a trek (it really is very steep), but just keep thinking about how good it is for toning-up your thighs! I think that November is just outside the main tourist season, but throughout our stay, the beach was pretty quiet. The all-inclusive Rex Grenada hotel is at the far end of the beach from the villas, but most of the people there seemed to stay at that end of the beach (although I don’t know how busy it would get in peak season). Maca Bana has an arrangement with a guy who rents out loungers on the beach, so you get to use them for free.

If you prefer not to swim in the sea, the pool is small but perfectly good, with a great view, and as there are so few villas altogether, I can’t imagine it would ever be crowded. We almost always had it to ourselves.

Michaela, who manages the villas, arranges for your fridge to be stocked with some basics before you arrive, and could probably get other things in for you if requested. She was generally extremely helpful, arranging a hire-car, a tour guide and recommending good places to eat. The Aquarium restaurant is good, and you can put any food you buy there on the bill for your room, which is always handy. We particularly recommend the barbeque on Sunday, when a live band plays reggae (which we could also hear perfectly from our balcony – great if you prefer to enjoy the music away from the crowd).

In terms of the island generally, there’s too much to say to put in this review. We thought it was amazing. Definitely go into the rainforest in the middle of the island and look round St Georges. Ask Michaela to arrange a tour with the completely charming Telfor Bedeau – he knows everything there is to know about the island, and took us to some amazing places. Make sure that your hire-car is an off-road type vehicle, as some of the roads (especially if you get off the main roads) are interesting… In terms of restaurants, we went to quite a few different places, but our favourite was the Beach House, just down the road – good food and cocktails, and the ambience is great.

One final word about choosing Maca Bana over other places – we did a lot of driving around the island and saw quite a few of the other places we had in mind before we came. I think that we would have been disappointed if we had chosen to stay at one of the places (such as Spice Island) on Grand Anse itself. The area around Grand Anse is MUCH more touristy (if anywhere on Grenada can be called touristy), and I don’t think it would have felt anywhere near as special or exclusive. We also went to La Luna (for an evening meal), where we were seriously considering staying , but I think we would have been equally disappointed. It’s much bigger than Maca Bana, and the gardens, the villas (not that we went inside any of them) and the pool/restaurant area just didn’t seem to have the same feeling of quality or individuality that you get at Maca Bana. The food there was good, but we felt it was over-priced.

To sum-up, we had a fantastic time, and we would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting a quieter stay away from the all-inclusive crowd, but still feeling like you’re indulging in a little bit of luxury!
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Date of stay: November 2007
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesCheck-in / front desk
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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psand wrote a review Jul 2007
Calhoun, Ga1 contribution8 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 7-14, 2007, My wife and 17-yr. old son stayed in "Coconut" villa at Maca Bana. We had chosen Maca Bana (MB) because we wanted no part of a crowded and threadbare resortish place.
We were delighted beyond our expectations with our stay.

First, about the lodgings....MB is new and sparkling clean. The fixtures and appliances, the cookware and linens are better than the ones in your own home. The tile floors are squeaky clean. You will never ever find a rental like Coconut.
The villas are situated so that there is amazing privacy. You can spend a week there in absolute solitude if you wish.

Second, the service... From our initial contact with Michaela, we were treated exceptionally. Michaela has a gift for making you feel like the most important visitor ever to MB. This didn't end with our booking; she greeted us and assisted us all week. By all means, ask her advice on dining - she understood what we were looking for and she directed us to the perfect places. No doubt, you will love Michaela.
Our housekeeper was incredible. It was as if she wasn't there, but somehow the villa was perfect all the time.
Otherwise, you will likely have no other contact with staff unless you initiate it.

Third, Grenada... This was our first trip there. As I said, we are anti-resort folks, so Grenada sounded attractive. Once again, we were blown away by the island and the people. We rented a Suzuki Sidekick (the most popular jeep on the island) and saw the entire country! There is something wonderful to see every mile. St George's is a beautiful little city, but the countryside is even better. In the more rural areas, there are goats everywhere, no fences. The island has isolated rural villages every couple miles, and they are bustling. Best driving tours ever. Note to Americans, left lane driving, which is not a problem until you come to a roundabout. A Scot we met said "when an american comes to a roundabout his head explodes". In summary, the island is beautiful, the people are fantastic and don't seem to dislike tourists. We saw only one other American the entire week. A beach vendor said this is slow season for Americans.

Fourth, Don't Miss These...
1- Take the sailing trip to St Vincent and Grenadines, expensive but unforgettable.
2- Eat at Boots Cuisine. You park in their yard and eat on their porch at their house, very cool.
3- The fresh fish at the Aquarium is great, as is everything we tried from their menu. I had the freshest rare tuna ever.
4- Get a snorkel mask. no real need to go anywhere, because in knee-deep water on the beach, you can see hundreds of tropical fish like the ones in your aquarium.

Last, Don't do this....
Don't talk too much about the 1983 coup/invasion situation. There are 12-18 still in prison, being released by the govt. a few at a time. They had all originally been sentenced to hang. Emotions are strong on both sides of this issue. Buy a newspaper and read a little. Chec this link for some background. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Bishop
It's a complicated situation.

I had intended to keep this short!
My son (17) told me matter-of-factly "Dad, this is the coolest trip ever". We needed some time to let the stress go away. We got so chilled that i'm still chill 2 weeks later!
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Date of stay: July 2007
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesCheck-in / front desk
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesBusiness service (e.g., internet access)
Trip type: Travelled with family
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4weeks asked a question Jan 2020
Providence, Rhode Island59 contributions29 helpful votes
We are thinking of booking for March and were wondering if Maca Bana provides beach chairs and umbrellas to guests.
Answer from Maca B
Grenada13 contributions
Maca Baca provides beach chairs but no umbrellas
BruceWrapSr R asked a question Jan 2019
Key West, Florida17 contributions2 helpful votes
Is the Aquarium Restaurant now open with new owners?
Answer from Maca B
Grenada13 contributions
Good morning and thank you. Aquarium still have the same owner, it has just been renovated.
drwuf asked a question Mar 2018
Maine9 contributions16 helpful votes
How far is this from the Sandals resort?
Answer from Maca B
Grenada13 contributions
5 minutes
Answer from Maca B
Grenada13 contributions
Good morning, Many thanks for choosing Maca Bana! To answer your question, NO, however, the price includes your transfer from and to the airport, daily maid service, ocean kayaks, snorkel equipment and sun beds on the beach. Any other water sports can easily be arranged for you. Groceries will be provided for your convenience for your first breakfast, which includes bread, butter, jam, cheese, ham, eggs, yoghurt, fresh fruits, juice, milk, cereal, coffee and tea, sugar, spices and vegetable oil. Anything further that you wish to have in the villa when you arrive can be added for a small fee. Maca Bana is an enchanting hideaway, uniquely charming, relaxed and peaceful. It offers the utmost privacy, individuality and green luxury in a personal and friendly atmosphere. During your stay we can organise spa treatments, as well as private yoga or meditation sessions. A chef from Aquarium Restaurant can come up to your villa and cook a delicious dinner for you or give a private cookery lesson where you will learn how to make a local speciality. Our beach-side restaurant, “The Aquarium” opens daily, Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00 am until late. The restaurant and our La Sirena Beach Bar serve lunch and dinner (a la carte). Sunday’s is our popular all day BBQ from noon onwards, with a live reggae band playing throughout the afternoon. Banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, small shopping malls and other restaurants and bars are within 5-15 minutes driving distance. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or if you wish to confirm the booking, and I'll be happy to send you some further information. Looking forward to hearing from you.
Answer from Susan S
Danbury, Connecticut250 contributions147 helpful votes
Only the airport is within walking distance, and that was one thing that really disappointed us. You can grab a bus, though, from the airport, which is significantly cheaper than cabbing it.
gibson32 wrote a tip Sept 2023
High Wycombe, United Kingdom58 contributions70 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Be aware of the hill to the restaurant and beach. Only for the strong!"
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Brenda R wrote a tip Apr 2023
Middlesex333 contributions201 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Pineapple Villa is great "
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Kitty Bang Bang wrote a tip Oct 2021
London, United Kingdom37 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"People have mentioned the steepness of the walk down from the villas to the beach, it’s totally fine though unless you have mobility issues."
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Peter D wrote a tip Apr 2019
Nashville, Tennessee67 contributions41 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Be prepared to climb hills to get to your room and to the beach"
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Paula G wrote a tip Mar 2019
Amherst, New Hampshire27 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Avocao does not have a direct sea view but is still beautiful"
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PRICE RANGE
$618 - $833 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
maca bana hotel st. george`s, maca bana st georges
LOCATION
CaribbeanGrenadaSaint George ParishSt. George's
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Maca Bana
Which popular attractions are close to Maca Bana?
Nearby attractions include Magazine Beach (0.1 km) and Grenada Airport Monument (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Maca Bana?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Maca Bana?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Maca Bana?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Maca Bana?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Maca Bana?
Conveniently located restaurants include Butch's Chophouse, Sandals Grenada, and The Aquarium Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Maca Bana?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Maca Bana have airport transportation?
Yes, Maca Bana offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Maca Bana?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Maca Bana?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fort Frederick (6.9 km), Fort George (5.7 km), and Grenada Airport Monument (0.3 km).
Does Maca Bana have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
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