If this sounds like you, landing a hotel near a nice beach can add a special element to your holiday.
If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Royal St. Lucian is just what you are looking for. This property is situated along the shore, so tourists can spend all day every day in the sun if they so desire. Close to many of the popular spots of St. Lucia, but also not in the thick of the crowds this site's location makes it easy to enjoy a mix of cool activities. The beach by this location is usually not too crowded, allowing guests to enjoy a relaxing beach outing.
Of course, since Royal St. Lucian is located directly on Rodney Bay, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions here. 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 some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the following names to view 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|
Reduit Beach is the one that's nearest to these accommodations. 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. However, they should note that there may not be showers or bathrooms.
If you're searching for a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Donkey Beach may be just what you're looking for. 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 can be found just a quick trip off.
Travelers who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about the area's important features might want to know how many miles the nearest town or city is from their location. Royal St. Lucian can be found in the northwestern outskirts of Rodney Bay, in the vicinity of Gros Islet.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Royal St. Lucian:
|La Brelotte Bay||1.8||SW|
Visitors who want to try unfamiliar activities during their stay on Saint Lucia will find that Royal St. Lucian makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Fort Rodney, Pigeon Island National Landmark, and . Of the three, the closest is Fort Rodney.
These are just a few of your many options, more of which are 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 on the lookout 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.
Finding information about nearby lodging options is often a good way to get a better feel for the area. Readers will find lots of other places to learn about before coming to a decision, as this portion of Saint Lucia has an excellent range of resort and hotel options. In order to find more information about booking options available in the region, view the table below.
|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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