It's been said that the best attractions to visit on St. Lucia are the beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.
Each of the beaches in this region have different personalities, which can make a difference when it comes to planning your outing. These choices are each worth investigating. Clicking on each link below allows you to learn more:
|Vigie Beach||0.1||SW||North Castries|
|Malabar Beach||0.2||ENE||1.3 mi. North-Northeast of Castries|
|Choc Beach||1.0||NE||2.1 mi. Northeast of Castries|
|La Toc Beach||1.9||SW||1.2 mi. West of Castries|
|Labrelotte Bay||2.5||N||La Brelotte Bay|
|Donkey Beach||3.1||NNE||1.3 mi. West of Rodney Bay|
|Rodney Bay||4.1||NNE||Rodney Bay|
|Reduit Beach||4.5||NNE||Gros Islet|
|Marigot Bay||4.9||SW||Marigot Bay|
|Pigeon Point Beach||4.9||NNE||Pigeon Island|
Vigie Beach is the closest to these accommodations. Because this beach is a reasonable distance off, your party won't have to go far to see it. The beach runs alongside the Vigie Airport runway, which seems like an immediate drawback; but the airport is relatively quiet, and its presence means a lack of hotels and resorts, keeping the beach clean and peaceful. Being close to Castries, it also puts you in a good location for shopping, dining, and other activities when you're day at the beach is finished.
If you're looking for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Choc Beach could be just what the doctor ordered. Vacationers visiting Choc Beach can easily access nearby Castries, as well as its big resorts and shopping centers. Families with children seem to love Choc Beach because of its placid waters, which make a great swimming spot for the entire family. You can find it located only a small distance away.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your resort can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Rendezvous Resort is located in North Castries, a neighborhood on Saint Lucia; it's one and an eighth miles (a kilometer and a half) to the north-northeast of Castries.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Rendezvous Resort:
|St. Benedict Centre||2.2||SW|
|La Brelotte Bay||2.4||NNE|
Rendezvous Resort serves as a great locale for active tourists. There are a great deal of fun activities to be enjoyed when starting at this accommodation. You will find that this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, including King George V Gardens, St. Lucia Folk Research Centre, and Derek Walcott Square. Of the three, the closest is King George V Gardens.
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those named in the following table.
|King George V Gardens||Botanical Garden||0.9||S||North Castries|
|St. Lucia Folk Research Centre||Museum||0.7||S||North Castries|
|Derek Walcott Square||Park||1.2||SSW||Downtown Castries|
|Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception||Historical Site||1.2||SSW||Downtown Castries|
|Historical Site||0.2||SW||North Castries|
|Government House||Historical Site||1.6||SW||Castries|
|Le Pavillion Royal Museum||Museum||1.6||SW||Castries|
|La Toc Battery||Historical Site||1.8||SW||1.0 mi. West of Castries|
|Movie Theater||1.2||ENE||2.2 mi. Northeast of Castries|
|Fort Charlotte||Historical Site||3.0||SSW||1.8 mi. Northeast of Marigot|
|Fort Rodney||Historical Site||4.7||N||Pigeon Island|
|Pigeon Island National Landmark||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.9||N||Pigeon Island|
|Waterfall||6.8||SSW||1.8 mi. East-Southeast of Anse La Raye|
|Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.4||S||4.6 mi. West of Dennery|
|Hiking Trail||8.4||S||4.6 mi. West of Dennery|
|Sault Falls||Waterfall||9.5||SE||1.2 mi. West of Dennery|
|Enbas Saut Falls||Waterfall||12.4||S||3.0 mi. East of Soufrière|
|New Jerusalem Mineral Baths||Mineral Bath||--||--||1.7 mi. East of Soufrière|
|Mamiku Gardens||Botanical Garden||12.1||SSE||3.1 mi. South of Dennery|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.1||SE||2.4 mi. South of Dennery|
|Toraille Waterfalls||Waterfall||12.6||S||1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Soufrière|
|Diamond Falls Mineral Baths||Mineral Bath||--||--||Cresslands|
|Zip Line Site||13.2||SSW||0.6 mi. South of Soufrière|
|Zip Line Site||13.2||SSW||0.6 mi. South of Soufrière|
|Tanzanite Heights Waterfall||Waterfall||13.4||SSW||1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Soufrière|
|Sulphur Springs Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.5||SSW||1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Soufrière|
|Edmund Forest Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.5||S||4.7 mi. East-Southeast of Soufrière|
|Hiking Trail||13.5||S||4.7 mi. East-Southeast of Soufrière|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.8||SSW||1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Soufrière|
|Piton Falls||Waterfall||14.0||SSW||1.4 mi. South of Soufrière|
|La Tille Waterfall||Waterfall||--||--||6.0 mi. South of Dennery|
If you're on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, King George V Gardens is an option worth considering. Named after a British King of the early 1900's, the gardens are a popular place for a walk in the middle of the day. Located nearby many other attractions, it is a place easily visited without going out of your way.
When deciding where to book your stay, it can often be worthwhile to learn about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the region. Although you might only find a couple of additional hotel and resort options in this part of Saint Lucia, the tranquil surroundings here ensure that it's a nice option for travelers seeking a secluded spot. Find out about all of the surrounding area's booking options by reading the following table.
|Auberge Seraphine Hotel||0.8||SW||Point Seraphin, Saint Lucia|
|Cara Suites Castries||0.9||S||North Castries, Saint Lucia|
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