The sparkling beaches on Saint Lucia are considered some of the most enjoyable sights on the island.
If all you can think about is the beach, Royal St. Lucian is just what you are looking for. This lodging is located on the shore, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they want. The beach on this property enjoy a wonderful amount of harmony when it comes to crowd size; it is located not far off from popular sites on St. Lucia, and still has a feeling that is not overtly over-crowded.
Needless to say, since Royal St. Lucian is positioned directly on Rodney Bay, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying at this property. The beach, although a main attraction, can easily become overrun with tourists, but the area is also host to other activities like bars, restaurants, and shops for a good time. You'll also find a wide range of water sports at this busy destination. For vacationers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to read our detailed article:
|Reduit Beach||0.6||N||Gros Islet, Saint Lucia|
|Donkey Beach||1.0||SW||1.3 mi. West of Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|Pigeon Point Beach||1.3||NNW||Pigeon Island|
|Labrelotte Bay||1.8||SW||La Brelotte Bay, Saint Lucia|
|Cas En Bas||2.1||NE||2.0 mi. Northeast of Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|Dauphin Beach||3.0||ESE||2.4 mi. East-Southeast of Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|Choc Beach||3.0||SSW||2.1 mi. Northeast of Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Malabar Beach||3.9||SSW||1.3 mi. North-Northeast of Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Vigie Beach||4.1||SW||North Castries, Saint Lucia|
The most convenient one to visit is Reduit Beach. 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. Guests can pack a lunch for their visit to this spot, which has picnic tables. You might want to limit your visit, though, since amenities at this beach do not include showers or bathrooms.
If you're searching for a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Donkey Beach could be a better choice for you. One of the smallest, but most picturesque beaches on the island's northwest coast, Donkey Beach was almost destroyed when a golf course was to be put in there, but as of now the course's plans have fallen through and the beach remains. It's situated just a small trip off.
Stopping by a community or town near your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether you're browsing a beautiful natural setting, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Royal St. Lucian is located in the northwestern outskirts of Rodney Bay, in the vicinity of Gros Islet.
The areas that are closest to Royal St. Lucian are listed in the table below:
|La Brelotte Bay||1.8||SW|
Royal St. Lucian serves as a wonderful place to stay for active travelers. There are a good amount of fun activities to be found when starting at this accommodation. Yes, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, including Fort Rodney, Pigeon Island National Landmark, and . The nearest attraction of the three is Fort Rodney.
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the table below.
|Fort Rodney||Historical Site||1.4||NW||Pigeon Island|
|Pigeon Island National Landmark||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.5||NNW||Pigeon Island|
|Movie Theater||3.1||SSW||2.2 mi. Northeast of Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Historical Site||4.2||SW||North Castries, Saint Lucia|
|St. Lucia Folk Research Centre||Museum||4.7||SSW||North Castries, Saint Lucia|
|King George V Gardens||Botanical Garden||4.9||SSW||North Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception||Historical Site||5.2||SSW||Downtown Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Derek Walcott Square||Park||5.2||SSW||Downtown Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Government House||Historical Site||5.6||SW||Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Le Pavillion Royal Museum||Museum||5.6||SW||Castries, Saint Lucia|
|La Toc Battery||Historical Site||5.6||SW||1.0 mi. West of Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Fort Charlotte||Historical Site||7.0||SSW||1.8 mi. Northeast of Marigot, Saint Lucia|
|Waterfall||10.7||SSW||1.8 mi. East-Southeast of Anse La Raye, Saint Lucia|
|Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.7||S||4.6 mi. West of Dennery, Saint Lucia|
|Hiking Trail||11.7||S||4.6 mi. West of Dennery, Saint Lucia|
|Sault Falls||Waterfall||11.9||S||1.2 mi. West of Dennery, Saint Lucia|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.3||SSE||2.4 mi. South of Dennery, Saint Lucia|
|Mamiku Gardens||Botanical Garden||14.7||S||3.1 mi. South of Dennery, Saint Lucia|
If you're looking for somewhere a little different to visit, Fort Rodney might be the right choice for you. Built in 1778, Fort Rodney offered a strategic view of the western approach, and all of Rodney Bay. Today, the fort is in ruins, but is a popular place for hikers to explore while on their journey in the Pigeon Island National Park.
When you're deciding where to stay, it can sometimes be helpful to learn more about nearby lodging options in order to better understand the area. Readers will be able to find plenty of other destinations to consider in the vicinity, as this part of Saint Lucia houses an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. The table that follows lists the lodging options that are available in the area.
|Beachcross Villa Apartments||0.1||ENE||Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|Ginger Lily Hotel||0.1||NE||Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|0.1||N||Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|Harmony Suites||0.1||S||Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|Royal by Rex Resorts St. Lucia||0.2||SW||Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|The Village Inn and Spa||0.2||NNE||Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|St. Lucian by Rex Resorts||0.3||SW||Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|Papillon Hotel||0.3||SW||Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia|
|La Terrassee Inn||0.3||S||Muirton, Saint Lucia|
|Coco Palm||0.4||S||Muirton, Saint Lucia|
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