Roseau Bay

The unspoilt quality at this beach is perfect for a picnic or just relaxing and enjoying the view. This beach should not be confused with the nearby cove at Marigot Bay. With scarcely any development on the beach but with restaurants and other interesting areas nearby, this is a great spot to enjoy a day in the sun before you head out for a lovely dinner as the sun goes down.

Located on the island of Saint Lucia, 0.7 miles south west of Marigot Bay, Roseau Bay is on the North West edge of the island, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you should consider going off the beaten path to Roseau Bay.

How to Access The Beach
Boaters docking at Marigot Bay will have easy access to this beach. It's a bit more of a challenge for those coming on land. If you are driving from Castries, you will need to head south on La Toc Rd past Waterfront. Take your first right on the small road after Roseau, and follow it to the shore. A 4-wheel drive is recommended.

Amenities and Ambiance

The unspoiled shoreline of Roseau Bay is one of the most unspoiled and secluded spots on the west coast of the island. The beach is lined with flourishing palm trees, and steep green hills provide the perfect backdrop to this natural paradise. The waters of Roseau Bay are calm and clear, which make for favorable swimming conditions.

Also, you have the option of trying the restaurant located right on Roseau Bay. There are plenty of dining experiences that vacationers can enjoy on St. Lucia, but eating at the beach can be especially fun. So, you may wish to consider getting pre-packed lunches from your hotel if they offer them. Otherwise, you could easily grab some of St. Lucia's famous street food along the way.

The concession stand on-site could come in handy, even if you plan to have lunch elsewhere. On some days, it may be possible to get lunch from one of the mobile vendors who are generally found here.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring your equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites. The bay at Marigot Beach is a popular docking spot for boaters. Yachts and other recreational boats frequently stop at these picturesque shores, including some of the region's most expensive sea crafts.

If you happen to go for coasts which offer those who visit an angelic haven, then you will want to try Roseau Bay; it is located in a less urban section of Saint Lucia.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of Saint Lucia. Guests might consider staying at the Marigot Bay Resort, it can be found three quarters of a mile to the northeast, making it perhaps the closest hotel near Roseau Bay, despite there not being too many additional attractions in the region.

Cities and Towns

Roseau Bay tourists looking for further attractions will want to think about going to Anse La Raye, since it's nearby and is an active, busy area.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. This spot is not near many large hotels, but it can attract guests from smaller accommodations in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels within driving distance, the nearest ones are listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Roseau Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Marigot Bay Resort 0.8 mi. NE Resort
Marigot Beach Club 0.8 mi. NE Villa complex
JJ's Paradise Resort 0.9 mi. NE Hotel

Food

One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, within a reachable distance. One of the closest restaurants is The Grill at 14*61. This restaurant features International food. Visitors often rave about their seafood and steak. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.

The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Roseau Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Grill at 14*61 (758) 458-5300 International Informal 0.8 mi. NE
Doolittle's (758) 451-4974 Caribbean Informal 0.8 mi. NE
Hurricane Hole Bar & Restaurant (758) 451-4357 Caribbean Informal 0.8 mi. NE
Marigot Bay Yacht Club (758) 451-4974 Eclectic Informal 0.8 mi. NE
Rum Cave Restaurant (758) 458-5300 Caribbean Informal 0.8 mi. NE
JJ's Mangrove Restaurant (758) 458-3259 Caribbean Informal 0.9 mi. NE
Julietta's Restaurant & Bar (758) 458-3224 Caribbean Very Casual 1.0 mi. ENE
Kai Manje (758) 456-8101 Creole, Fusion Fine Dining 2.7 mi. SW
Ti Manje (758) 456-8101 Creole, International Informal 2.7 mi. SW
The Pitons (866) 830-1617 British, Caribbean, French, Indian Informal 3.8 mi. NNE
Kimonos (758) 452-0381 Asian Fine Dining 3.8 mi. NNE
Soy (866) 830-1617 Asian Informal 3.8 mi. NNE

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach on Saint Lucia will have lots of options besides Roseau Bay.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy La Toc Beach, which also provides plenty of quietude and peace. Located on the treasure island of St. Lucia, La Toc Beach boasts gorgeous sands of gold. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Choc Beach. You'll find it six and a half miles to the northeast.

Another location you may want to try is Marigot Bay, another favorite sun-spot on St. Lucia. The picturesque cove at Marigot Bay is paradise with an intimate setting of calm blue waters and swaying palms overshadowed by the background of St. Lucia's majestic peaks.

Maybe Roseau Bay is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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