Sailing and Boating Near Soufrière

There is no excuse not to see the coast of Soufriere from an off-shore location

Photo credit: © tkmt

Located on the west coast of St. Lucia, Soufriere is a great yachting destination thanks to the fact that the waters of the Caribbean are warm and calm, making them easy to manage even by new sailors.

If you just want to get out onto the water, without the complications and cost of sailing on your own you should take a day sailing excursion. Check out the chart below for names and phone numbers for excursion providers.

Boat Excursions
Name Phone Location
Benny's Boat Tours (758) 519-7416 Soufrière
Binti Charters (758) 714-8944 The Marina At Marigot Bay - Marigot Bay
Mystic Man Tours (758) 459-7783 Downtown Soufriere
Pursuit Boat Trips (758) 584-6392 Downtown Castries
Spencer Ambrose Tours (758) 721-8844 Downtown Vieux Fort

Boat Rentals and Charters

There are dozens of ways to ensure that you get to spend some time out at sea during your getaway in Soufriere. One of these is to charter a boat for a day sail around Soufriere Harbour. This allows you the opportunity to get a glimpse of the gorgeous views that the coast is known for without the responsibility of sailing from international waters.

Starting to research chartering a boat or yacht? Use the following chart if you want to get in touch with area charter companies.

Charter and Rental Services
Name Phone Location
B.B.C Yachting (758) 458-4643 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
Caribbean Yatching B J (758) 452-9705 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
DSL Yachting (758) 452-8531 Rodney Bay Marina - Rodney Bay
Mystic Mann Tours (758) 459-7783 Maurice Mason Street - Downtown Soufriere


In addition to the fact that yachters find this destination an easy and breathtaking one to sail into, Soufriere is an official port of entry, which means you won't have to make any unnecessary stops along the way to your getaway. The customs office in Soufriere is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, and you can contact them by calling 758-459-5656. When you sail into town, you'll need to meet with customs and immigrations to gain clearance both for your boat and for yourself before you can dock and begin your vacation.

Do you plan to sail to Soufrière using your own boat, or a charter from a different area? This table provides a quick summary of places where you might be able to dock.

Name Location
Fort Viuex Marina Downtown Vieux Fort
New Pointmarigot Marina Marigot Bay
Nearby Anchorages
Name Location Latitude Longitude
Anchorage Soufrière Bay - Soufrière 13.8561798178 -61.0615718365

From the smooth waters to the lush scenery, Soufriere is a well-loved and highly recommended sailing destination on St. Lucia. Whether you travel from international waters or rent a yacht when you arrive, find some way to make sailing a part of your Soufriere getaway.


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