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.

Located near the heart of the island of Saint Lucia, Anse Louvert is on the North East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. This isn't just another pretty beach, it is one of the more unique and quiet beaches on St. Lucia. While Anse Louvert may be a little farther away, it's the best place to take an undisturbed nap on the sand.

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.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

If you tend to go for coasts that bring guests a serene environment, then maybe head on over to Anse Louvert; it is tucked away within a more rural section of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This pleasant stretch of sand known as Anse Louvert is on St. Lucia's North East coast; it's located near attractions like St. Lucia Folk Research Centre, which is eight miles to the west-northwest.

History-focused attractions such as Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception are a nice compliment to a soothing day at Anse Louvert, and provide beachgoers with the opportunity to learn about St. Lucia's past, without venturing too far from the coast. Actually, this shore will be found eight miles to the west-northwest of this place of historical significance.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

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 near Dennery, so walking the city is a definite option. The nearby town of Dennery is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Visitors looking to find a place to stay near Anse Louvert won't have a difficult time, as there is no shortage of hotels and resorts to pick from close-by. You can find the closest hotel booking options by looking over what's listed in the table below.

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

Although there aren't many widely-known restaurants nearby, you can still satisfy your hunger, particularly if you're prepared to venture a little out of the way. One of the nearest places to eat is Mag's Tasty Treats, which is a delicious choice during or after a day at the beach.

The table below provides a list of nearby restaurants.

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

Anse Louvert is just one of many beaches you can visit on Saint Lucia.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Vigie Beach, situated within taxi range of the coast. The sandy Vigie Beach is the perfect place to visit on your next St. Lucia beach outing. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might enjoy people watching at Grand Anse. It's located three miles to the north.

You may also want to consider Malabar Beach, located eight miles away.

Of course, St. Lucia has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but visiting Anse Louvert or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time on St. Lucia even more memorable.

 

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