Activities in Gros Islet

Gros Islet is a quiet, sleepy fishing village across from Rodney Bay on St. Lucia, yet the activity it is best known for is its Friday night Jump Up party which brings people out for dancing and partying in the streets.  During the day, however, kitesurfing and scuba diving are top ways to spend some time. 


Gros Islet Diving

The same volcanic activity that formed the island of St. Lucia also played a role in the unique underwater terrain that attracts visitors from around the world. Very varied, there are options for all skill levels of divers.

You'll find 3 dive services and a small number of dive sites in the area. To navigate to our detailed guide to scuba diving in this area, click here.


Exodus Boat Charters

With some rich marine ecosystems just offshore, Gros Islet is a prime destination for anyone looking to fit in some fishing during their vacation. The area is particularly known for its good sport-fishing opportunities.

If you like to fish you will be happy to learn there are several charter fishing services located in this area. For a more thorough discussion of this specific topic, read this guide, which discusses nearby fishing.


St. Lucia Golf

Want to play some golf on vacation? There are a pair of golf courses in the area. The area courses are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. For detailed information about the course just click on the course name. Those interested can obtain more information concerning golf courses throughout St. Lucia can do so here.

Sailing and Boating

Joy's Adventure Excursions and Coastal Cruises

You can look through the following chart for details on local providers that can help you enjoy some time on the water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Gros Islet
Name Phone Location
Endless Summer Cruises (758) 450-8651 0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet
Israel King Water Taxi (758) 717-3301 0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet
Joy's Adventure Excursions and Coastal Cruises (758) 284-1830 0.2 mi. South West of Central Gros Islet
Saluna Watersports Boat Tours (758) 727-0009 0.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet
Sea Spray Day Cruises (758) 458-0123 0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet
Typhoon Tours (758) 284-7575 0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet
Wave Riders (758) 452-0808 0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet

If you're interested in reading about charter operators and local marinas read this article.


Baywalk Mall

If there are some people who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they're not completely out of luck -- at least 30 retailers are located in this area. For information on opportunities for shopping in and around Gros Islet, click this link.


Fort Rodney

Plan on also spending some time soaking in the sights and sounds of Gros Islet. The area features 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Visitors who like spending time outdoors might have fun visiting the area's waterfall, outdoor park, and botanical garden. Anyone who needs to obtain more information concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.


Taxi & Tours in Castries

If you are thinking about snorkeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Gros Islet. Navigate to this article which is all about snorkeling if you want to discover better specifics.


Relaxing in a spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to learn there are several in the area. To reach our complete page about spas, click here.


Royal St. Lucian

If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table summarizes some key facts. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to learn more details concerning the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Gros Islet
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Royal St. Lucian 0.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet 2 check
Royal by Rex Resorts St. Lucia 0.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet 2 check
Smugglers Cove Resort All Inclusive 1.1 mi. North of Central Gros Islet 7 check

For example, Royal St. Lucian is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.


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