Getting there: Grenada is accessible from major international cities, with flights arriving at Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND). Cruise ships serving the islands depart from Florida and Puerto Rico.
Capital city: St. George's.
Religion: Most of the population belong to Christian churches.
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD).
Climate: Wet tropical. The dry season runs from January to May; the humid, hot and rainy season, June to December. The average temperature is a toasty 28 degrees Celsius.
Transport: There are bus services around the entire island as well as water taxis. Visit sister islands on a high-speed catamaran ferry. There are taxis and cars for hire.
Best time to travel: Weather-wise, the high-season winter months — January to April — are the best, as it's driest and least humid then. However it means experiencing the island during its busiest time of year.
What to wear: Casual clothes that protect from the warm sun. Lightweight, breathable, natural fabrics will work best. Pack for the beach.