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Magazine Beach P.O. Box 496, Point Salines, St. George's Grenada
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#2 of 11 hotels in St. George's
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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 tub
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Snorkeling
Car hire
Meeting rooms
Massage
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
Refrigerator
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gem
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German, Italian
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Kitty Bang Bang wrote a review Oct 12
London, United Kingdom21 contributions2 helpful votes
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: Traveled 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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bunnyhatgis wrote a review Jul 2020
Carriacou Island, Grenada197 contributions112 helpful votes
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
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Response from Maca Bana, General Manager at Maca Bana
Responded Aug 24, 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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Ann K wrote a review Jan 2020
New York City, New York25 contributions5 helpful votes
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: Traveled solo
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Peter D wrote a review Apr 2019
Nashville, Tennessee53 contributions40 helpful votes
Boutique hotels are so hit or miss, but this was clearly a hit. Nickson went out of his way to make certain our family was taken care of by having Ricky, the taxi driver, take us wherever we wanted with a cell phone to contact him, fresh fruit and food upon arrival, and they even found a way to get us a tour guide at the last minute when Island Routes cancelled our tour less than 12 hours before. HIGHLY RECOMMEND
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Room Tip: Be prepared to climb hills to get to your room and to the beach
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Response from Maca B, Front Office Manager at Maca Bana
Responded Apr 2, 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. We do take pride in catering to our guest needs' the best way we can. Do checkout our facebook and twitter pages for promos you might be interested in. If you even in the area don't hesitate to look us up again.
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barow44 wrote a review Mar 2019
New York City, New York41 contributions67 helpful votes
Maybe not for people who want a full service hotel, but great alternative for people who like renting a villa but having a bit of support. Great location close to the airport on a beautiful nearly empty beach. Very good restaurant in Aquarium adjacent (same owner). Nicely updated and maintained cottage-villas. Clustered together but positioned so they feel private. Private hot tub and almost always empty pool were nice to have. However, the people make the difference - Joanne, Nixon and the diligent, friendly cleaning staff made all the difference. With the small number of guests, you feel like they get to know your family quickly and want to help in more ways than just making sure you have towels. In short, if you like to make your own breakfast, be out and about for lunch and go to different nice restaurants for dinner, this is a fantastic option. If you need all inclusive 3 meals, then this is not for you. PS unless you are in poor health or elderly, ignore the comments about the walk to the beach. it's a little steep but literally about under a minute. our two year old did it no problem.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Response from Maca B, Front Office Manager at Maca Bana
Responded Apr 2, 2019
Dear Guest, I appreciate your positive feedback about our resort. Thank you for the perfect rating. Am sure our entire staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to welcoming you and your family to the resort in the not too distant future.
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PRICE RANGE
$399 - $750 (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 Esther's Bar (2.5 miles), Grand Anse Beach (2.2 miles), and Morne Rouge (1.3 miles).
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 The Beach Club at Calabash, Butch's Chophouse, and Carib Sushi.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Maca Bana?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Maca Bana have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Maca Bana offers an airport shuttle 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 travelers enjoy visiting Fort Frederick (4.3 miles), Fort George (3.6 miles), and Campus War Memorial (1.2 miles).
Does Maca Bana have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.