The town of Gros Islet is home to just one small beach, but it's a nice one -- on a quiet bay with ideal conditions for swimming. If you'd like to experience a bustling beachside tourist scene, complete with restaurants, water sports vendors and people watching, drive a short distance to the south. Or, if you just want some scenic variety, drive a short distance to the north and you'll find plenty of other options as well.
You will discover several beaches to enjoy in and around the area. To get additional information concerning any of these beaches just click on the names of the ones you are interested in.
Pigeon Point Beach: Pigeon Point Beach is one of the island's better known historical areas. Near the beach, you can explore ruins of a fortress, barracks, and rusty cannons that date back to the middle of the 1700s.
A second option worth considering is Donkey Beach. From Castries, take the main coastal road north past Choc and into Corinth. Take your first right after the Rasco on the left.
Cas En Bas: On the northeast tip of the Saint Lucia, this beach as become popular with windsurfers taking advantage of the constant on-shore trade winds. Lessons are available for those wanting to learn.
The following table enables you to get some details concerning the beaches found in and around the area.
|Cas En Bas||1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Gros Islet||Saint Lucia||North|
|Choc Beach||3.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet||Saint Lucia||North|
|Dauphin Beach||3.0 mi. Southeast of Central Gros Islet||Saint Lucia||North|
|Donkey Beach||1.6 mi. South West of Central Gros Islet||Saint Lucia||North|
|Labrelotte Bay||La Brelotte Bay, 2.3 mi. South West of Central Gros Islet||Saint Lucia||North|
|Pigeon Point Beach||Pigeon Island, 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Gros Islet||Pigeon Island||East|
|Reduit Beach||0.3 mi. West-Northwest of Central Gros Islet||Saint Lucia||North|
|Rodney Bay||0.5 mi. South West of Central Gros Islet||Saint Lucia||North|
If you are looking for a wider selection of attractions beyond just these, you can look at other locations. Anyone who needs to can find more details about other attractions by following this link.
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