Reduit Beach

Photo credit: © Felix Francois

There are lots of activities that vacationers can enjoy while on Reduit Beach. With an assortment of water sports available including snorkelling, scuba diving and sailing you can spend a day in the sun; if you just feel like being pampered, try a spa treatment, or guided tour for your beach excursion. Many say it's the best beach on the island, and while that's up to you to decide, you'll certainly find it to be the busiest.

Set on the western outskirts of Gros Islet, Reduit Beach is on the North coast of Saint Lucia. You might want even if you aren't staying very close. Though there are a lot of choices to be made on vacation, choosing a suitable beach may be one of the more important things you do. Reduit Beach is one of many fun beaches on St. Lucia to consider.

How to Access The Beach

Reduit is located along Rodney Bay and can accessed off the Castries - Gros Islet Hwy. Just north of the large marina you'll find Dauphin St. Take that towards the water, then take a right on Bay St where you should be able to find some parking.

Amenities and Ambiance

Reduit Beach is situated near a large yacht marina, so you can easily charter a boat to a nearby island from here. The fine white sands of Reduit Beach are shaded by lush island greenery, so you take refuge from the noonday sun.

You'll also discover that there is a restaurant on the shore worth trying. There are plenty of dining experiences to be had on St. Lucia, but trying local cusine right on the beach can be especially memorable. Did you know that some hotels are happy to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Or, on your way to the beach you could grab some carry-out from a casual dining spot.

The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner. If available, you could also buy some food from one of the local vendors who operate at or near this spot.

One obvious convenience is this beach's picnic facilities, so you can save your picnic lunch from the sand.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. As one of St. Lucia's more popular beaches, Reduit Beach is very family friendly, with plenty of things to do for all kinds of beachgoers.

Remember to take into account that Reduit Beach's immediate surroundings are visited by quite a number of tourists, meaning you may find numerous people competing for the use of the same services.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North coast of Saint Lucia. It's located near the Oceanview Hotel and any nearby accommodations, which is perhaps the closest lodging option near Reduit Beach, even though there aren't many other attractions in the area.

Cities and Towns

Reduit Beach is near Rodney Bay, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Rodney Bay is the closest city and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the beach, Rodney Bay is a fairly short distance away, about a mile (a kilometer and a half).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can attract guests from smaller lodgings in the area.


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to enjoy a meal at an area restaurant, where you can sample regional favorites, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest restaurants is Flavours Of The Grill Restautant & Bar. This restaurant offers a menu of Creole food. They are also famous for their seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's not far off the beach at all.

Nearby restaurants are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Reduit Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Flavours Of The Grill Restautant & Bar (758) 450-9722 Creole Very Casual 0.2 mi. SSE
Golden Taste Restaurant -- Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. SSE
Frydays Bar & Restaurant (758) 450-8056 Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. SSE
Church's Chicken Gros Islet (758) 450-8592 American Very Casual -- --
Caribbean Tropical Grill (758) 452-9256 Caribbean, Creole Very Casual 0.3 mi. ESE
Elegance Cafe (758) 450-9460 Caribbean, Indian Very Casual 0.3 mi. ESE
Garden of Delicacy (758) 452-8807 Chinese Informal 0.3 mi. ESE
Ginettes Place (758) 452-9403 Caribbean, Creole Very Casual 0.3 mi. ESE
Palms Restaurant (758) 458-7321 Continental Fine Dining 0.4 mi. N
The Landings Beach Club (758) 458-7300 Eclectic Very Casual 0.4 mi. N
Jacques Waterfront Dining (758) 458-1900 Caribbean, French Fine Dining 0.4 mi. SSE
Hi-Tide Restaurant (758) 457-8500 Caribbean Informal 0.5 mi. S

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Saint Lucia, and Reduit Beach is just one option.

Another location you may want to try is Pigeon Point Beach, which is located three quarters of a mile away. Not only does Pigeon Point Beach have lusturous white sands, but it also features fascinating history and architecture.

Perhaps Reduit Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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