While visiting Anse Couchon, beachgoers can enjoy some underwater sightseeing at the beach's shallow reef, which is home to an array of fascinating sea life. Visitors will doubtlessly fall in love with the exotic and picturesque shores of this romantic getaway. If you so choose, water sports equipment, including kayaks and snorkeling gear is available to rent from the Ti Kaye resort, even if you're not staying there.
Set in Ti Kaye, Anse Couchon is on the West edge of Saint Lucia. You might want regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by. You will generally find plenty of places to set up shop, since the surrounding area and the beach itself are not overflowing with tourists.
If you're coming from Castries, take la Toc Rd south and to the coast. It will take you beyond the town of Anse La Raye. Eventually you'll see the Brigand Hill Estate after which you'll take you're next your next right onto a side road which heads toward the coast. This will lead you down to Anse Cochon.
The shores of Anse Couchon beach are covered with rich black volcanic sand, and edge the peaceful aquamarine waters of the Caribbean. The beach is 200 meters long and the jungle undergrowth it lies in front of adds a mystic quality. The tranquil waters create excellent swimming and snorkeling conditions.
There is also a restaurant right on the water, so if you don't want to leave Anse Couchon at all, it's worth a try. Each country in the Caribbean has its own style of cuisine, and St. Lucia is no different. One of the most enjoyable places to enjoy the local fare is right on the water. Ask your hotel about picnic lunches, as some hotels offer to pack snacks for their guests' day trips. Otherwise, you could easily grab some of St. Lucia's famous street food along the way.
Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. On some days, it may be possible to buy some food from one of the local vendors who set up shop at the beach.
Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Luckily, chairs and umbrellas are offered at this beach for guests hoping for a shaded area to relax. The water here is of good snorkeling quality, so grab your gear if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface. Beachgoers will discover that the Anse Couchon is a peaceful little getaway spot, perfect for some rest and relaxation.
This beach is positioned on the West coast of Saint Lucia; the area hosts attractions such as Fort Charlotte, which is five and a half miles to the northeast of this spot.
If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you should consider a trip to Le Pavillion Royal Museum, a lovely museum found six and a half miles to the northeast, giving you a chance to see, and learn about, even more of the area.
Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.
|Fort Charlotte||Historical Site||5.5||NE||Saint Lucia|
|Zip Line Site||5.5||S||Saint Lucia|
|Zip Line Site||5.5||S||Saint Lucia|
|Alcina Nolley||Art Gallery||5.7||NE||Saint Lucia|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||5.7||S||Saint Lucia|
Tourists at Anse Couchon who are hoping to find additional places to explore will want to think about heading over to, since it's in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of St. Lucia.
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. Anse Couchon is not located near many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.
Because this beach is in a pretty popular vacation spot, it is not typically very difficult to find just the right kind of hotel close-by. For guests wanting to find a place that's on or near the water, the table that follows shows the closest accommodation options to Anse Couchon.
|Ti Kaye Village||0.0 mi.||SSW||Hotel|
|Inn on the Bay||3.2 mi.||NE||Hotel|
|Capella Marigot Bay||3.4 mi.||NE||Resort|
|La Haut Plantation||4.4 mi.||S||B & B|
|Jade Mountain Resort||4.5 mi.||S||Resort|
|Anse Chastanet Resort||4.5 mi.||SSW||Resort|
|4.7 mi.||S||Guest house|
|Hummingbird Beach Resort||4.7 mi.||S||Resort|
If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, this beach has you covered, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. Kai Manje is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant offers both Creole and Fusion cuisines. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab since it's just a short distance away.
The table below provides a list of nearby dining options.
|Kai Manje||(758) 456-8101||Creole, Fusion||Fine Dining||0.0 mi.||SSW|
|Ti Manje||(758) 456-8101||Creole, International||Informal||0.0 mi.||SW|
|Delice Restaurant||(758) 459-7008||Creole, French||Informal||3.2 mi.||S|
|Bayside Cafe||(758) 458-5300||American||Very Casual||3.4 mi.||NE|
|The Grill at 14*61||(758) 458-5300||International||Informal||3.4 mi.||NE|
|Julietta's Restaurant & Bar||(758) 458-3224||Caribbean||Very Casual||3.5 mi.||NE|
|Doolittle's||(758) 451-4974||Caribbean||Informal||3.5 mi.||NE|
|Marigot Bay Yacht Club||(758) 451-4974||Eclectic||Informal||3.5 mi.||NE|
|Rainforest Hideaway||(758) 451-4485||Continental||Fine Dining||3.6 mi.||NE|
Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Anse Couchon doesn't suit their tastes.
You might also want to visit Marigot Bay, another great St. Lucia beach site. 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.
Perhaps Anse Couchon is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions on St. Lucia you might like.
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