Anse Louvert

On the island's rocky eastern coast, this beach will only be accessed by the adventurous and, as a result, you'll likely have it all to yourself. Bring lots of water and some food as you won't find any beach bars or other facilities on this part of the island. For those looking to do some exploring, this is a very special, magical spot.

Positioned on the island of Saint Lucia, Anse Louvert is on the North East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. This beach is not just another beautiful natural attraction, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches on St. Lucia. While Anse Louvert may be a little farther away, it's a pleasure to find an undisturbed plot of sand like this one.

How to Access The Beach
This beach may or may not be accessible by car, as sometimes the roads are impassible. Talk to locals to find out the situation. If driving is not an option, a three hour hike from Desbarra will be necessary. There is a trail which begins at the eastern tip of town, but you'll probably want to ask the locals what the best route is as they do change.

Amenities and Ambiance

The beach sits inside Chaloupe Bay and is surrounded by cliffs and other fantastic rock formations. You'll feel the sheer power of the ocean as you watch the waves pummel the Sorciere mountains. There is also a tremendous variety of wildlife in the area, highlighted by the leatherback and other turtles.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site.

Anse Louvert provides a quiet and relaxing retreat, especially since the surrounding region is more rural than urban.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the North East coast of Saint Lucia. It is near some interesting sites like St. Lucia Folk Research Centre, which is just a cab ride away, and it is one of a few area's attractions.

If you want to learn more about the history of St. Lucia, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. The nearest historical attraction is Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, which is only a car ride away from the beach.

If you can't wait to see as many of St. Lucia's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Anse Louvert
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. Lucia Folk Research Centre Museum 7.9 WNW Saint Lucia
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Historical Site 8.1 WNW Saint Lucia
Dollar Wise Arcade Gambling Arcade 8.2 WNW Saint Lucia
Fort Charlotte Historical Site 8.2 W Saint Lucia
Choc Cemetery Historical Site 8.3 NW Saint Lucia

Cities and Towns

Anse Louvert is close to Dennery, so a trip into the city——for snacks, drinks, and other attractions——is a convenient option. Dennery is nearby and is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas.

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Because this beach is located in a fairly popular tourist area, it usually isn't all that difficult to find the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For guests looking to find a place that's near the ocean, the table below lists the accommodations closest to Anse Louvert.

Accommodations near Anse Louvert
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Fox Grove Inn 6.2 S Hotel
Stony Hill 7.7 NNW B & B
Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia 8.0 NW Resort

Food

While this spot isn't close to many restaurants, you can still satisfy your hunger, especially if you are prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest restaurants is Mag's Tasty Treats, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

A list of nearby restaurants is shown in the following table.

Restaurants near Anse Louvert
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Mag's Tasty Treats (758) 721-4447 -- -- -- --
Plante Restaurant & Bar -- -- -- 3.5 mi. S

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Saint Lucia besides Anse Louvert.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Vigie Beach, located within the range of a taxi. The sandy Vigie Beach is the perfect place to visit on your next St. Lucia beach outing. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Grand Anse offers more action, and is closer to additional things to do and see nearby. You'll find it three miles to the north.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Malabar Beach, located just a cab ride away.

While St. Lucia has many alluring attractions, a trip to Anse Louvert could end up a family favorite.

 

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