What attracts most people to Grand Isle is the fishing. Grand Isle is one of the nations top fishing spots. From offshore to inland and bay fishing, the waters are teeming with fish. The annual Tarpon Rodeo is one of the oldest fishing tournaments which takes place the last full weekend in July. There is so much to offer here and enjoyment when it comes to fishing. People love to gather after a long day of fishing and get together, cook and just have a good time. So many great family memories are made here.
Development of Grand Isle has been orderly and the beauty of the island has been well protected. There are no high rise buildings to obstruct the view of homes. The homes consist primarily of single family homes, many of which are used as income producing rental properties. There is such a sense of community here, people love getting together with their neighbors.
There is something magic about the island. Whether its watching the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, listening to the surf washing up on the beach, or going on the walking tour through the Live Oak lined streets for the Migratory Bird Celebration, island living is a wonderful experience. To add to the romance, legend has it that pirates like Jean Lafitte buried treasure on the island, whether that is true or not, the island of Grand Isle is the treasure itself.You can get more info about Grand Isle vacation rentals along with information such as charter fishing and other island tours or attractions by going to Grand Isle Tourist Information Center which is located in the Port Commission building at 2757 La. Hwy. 1.