When you're visiting Marigot, the recommended course of action is to avoid the Northern beaches. Although they are perfectly acceptable, they are rather drab compared to the beaches to the south, where you'll find the best views and the calmest waters.
You'll find a large selection of beaches to enjoy in and around the area. For detailed information about any one of these beaches click on the names of the ones you are interested in.
Lover's Beach: To get to Lover's Beach, drive towards Friar's Bay and take a left down a dirt road toward the coast rather than crossing the bridge. There you will park your car and follow the tail through the gate.
A second alternative that beach-goers can consider is Baie Nettle. Baie Nettle is on the western end of the Baie de Marigot, a lengthy curved beachfront covered in resorts and private villas. The Baie Nettle area is no exception, though there is a bit of greenery backing this beach.
Friar's Bay Beach: With beautiful clear waters, soft sand and hillside views, this is a lovely daytime beach. There are some villas and accommodations here.
The table right below provides more details on the beaches found in and around the area.
|Baie Nettle||Sandy Ground, 1.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Marigot||South|
|Baie de Marigot||0.6 mi. South West of Downtown Marigot||South|
|Friar's Bay Beach||1.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Marigot||South|
|Galisbay||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Marigot||North West|
|Happy Bay||2.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Marigot||South|
|Kim Sha Beach||Simpson Bay, 2.6 mi. South of Central Marigot||South-Southwest|
|Little Bay||2.0 mi. West of Central Marigot||North|
|Lover's Beach||1.2 mi. North of Central Marigot||North-Northwest|
|Simpson Bay Beach||Simpson Bay, 2.3 mi. South West of Central Marigot||South|
Keep in mind that you can find a nice selection of kinds attractions available. To see our detailed guide to other attractions, read this article.
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