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Address: St. George's, Grenada
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You can buy several spices, including nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves,...

You can buy several spices, including nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves, at Dougaldston, one of the island's oldest and largest nutmeg plantations.

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Modest Estate in Gouyave. Good introduction to the spices of the island.

If you have the time on Grenada, you should come to Dougaldston estate (and the nearby nutmeg processing plant) first as an introduction to the island, and then go to Belmont... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a better stop than the nutmeg plant, though both were in the same tour. Very beautiful spot and make sure you have an informative guide.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have the time on Grenada, you should come to Dougaldston estate (and the nearby nutmeg processing plant) first as an introduction to the island, and then go to Belmont Estate (in St. Andrew's) for a more detailed description of cocoa processing. Sister gave us a little tour and was very informative. We also were able to buy lots... More 

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America
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a tour to take us there. It took more than an hour negotiating 1,000's curves in a small non very comfortable bus. The estate is run down; the guide told us it was mis-managed after the old generation died and current owners are not interested in this venture. Pity.. It is not a working place. They have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stoped on a cruise ship tour Bus the local worker telling us about all the spices grown on the island and uses was great. Especially the tactile nature of the tour where you were able to touch and smell the products. I am not interested in spices but was captivated by the demonstration.

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Connecticut, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Took Bus #5 to Gouyave to see the Nutmeg Processing Station, then walked downhill 15 minutes to the road for this spice "estate." Had a personal very informative tour for 5 USD per person, walked back out to the main road and caught the #5 bus back to St. George's. This is not fancy at all, it's not Disney, it's... More 

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Dyer, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We made a short stop here on a cruise tour. Our guide showed us various spices and told us about them. It was interesting seeing, smelling and hearing about the spices grown on the island. We also learned about how they grew and processed cocoa. There is also a small stand that sells various products. One last thing........they do have... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

This was the fourth stop of our island tour in Grenada. The place provided a short and informative demonstration of spice processing. Here you'll be able to see how different spices are being processed. They also have a small stand where you can buy spices to take home. You can see people racking/drying cocoa seeds in traditional means outside the... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

My family visited this site as part of an island tour provided by Mr Edwin Frank. The place is a bit run down, but we got a short but informative presentation on all the different sort of spices that used to be processed there (or still are?) by one of the staff.

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We were on a tour of the island and our guide brought us here. It is an old plantation that closed about 100 years ago which is now used to show how spices were processed here years ago. We were fascinated with the many uses of the various nuts and leaves. There is no fee to visit the estate.

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Went here as part of a tour. It's a barely operational plantation saw some cocoa beans drying and the talk on the different crops was interesting but you are better off going to the Belmont Estate. This said nice people very friendly.

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