Known as the Isle of Spice for its abundance of nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves, Grenada is one of the southernmost Windward Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Its spices have been devastated by hurricanes in the last decade. The central mountainous terrain’s cooler air and waterfalls produce a near-constant cloud cover of condensation.
With flash rainstorms that instantly fill the dirt roads and humidity that makes it one of the greenest places on Earth, this Maya wonderland is home to the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere and the deepest diving—the Blue Hole. But it is the back roads of the Toledo district, where rain forest meets jungle safari, that truly inspire awe.