Cas En Bas

On the northeast tip of the Saint Lucia, this beach as become popular with windsurfers taking advantage of the constant on-shore trade winds. Lessons are available for those wanting to learn. With its relaxed atmosphere, this is also a good picnicing and beach-walking destination.

Situated on the island of Saint Lucia, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. Travelers looking for a spot that's a little out of the way, but still active, may really like a visit to Cas En Bas. It's not the type of beach that gets packed every day, but it's not totally secluded either.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is just opposite the Gros Islet Town intersection from Cas En Bas Rd. Cas En Bas Road can be found by off the Castries-Gros Islet Hwy. Take a right on Cas En Bas if you're coming up from Castries.

Amenities and Ambiance

The mile-long Cas En Bas Beach lies deep within a cove, protecting it from the rough waters you will find elsewhere on the eastern coast. The calm water is also very shallow a long ways out making good swimming and wading conditions. The beach is surrounded on either side by hills and other elevated land formations covered in lush vegetation.

Of course, there is also a restaurant located right on-site. St. Lucia has a wide assortment of dining options, but not every meal you enjoy has to be at a fine restaurant. Many visitors, in fact, have lunch right on their towels in the sand. Did you know that many hotels are able to pack picnic lunches for their guests? Or, on your way to the beach you could grab some carry-out from a casual dining spot.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Since Cas En Bas can be found inside a tourist hotspot, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on St. Lucia's North coast. It's located near St. Lucia Golf and Country Club, which is not very far away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab, and it is one of a few favorite destinations in the area.

If you're interested in mixing a little culture with your trip to the beach, you may want to consider visiting St. Lucia Folk Research Centre. This museum is located six and a half miles away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

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 Cas En Bas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
St. Lucia Golf and Country Club Golf Course 0.8 WNW Saint Lucia
Treasure Bay Casino Casino 2.3 SW Saint Lucia
Fort Rodney Historical Site 2.6 W Pigeon Island
Choc Cemetery Historical Site 6.2 SW Saint Lucia
St. Lucia Folk Research Centre Museum 6.5 SW Saint Lucia

Cities and Towns

Rodney Bay is the closest town and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the coast, Rodney Bay is a fairly short distance away, maybe two miles (three kilometers).

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Visitors looking for a place to stay near the beach are in luck, as there are lots of resorts and hotels to choose from nearby. You can find the closest lodging options by perusing those listed in the table that follows.

Accommodations near Cas En Bas
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Cotton Bay Village 0.1 mi. WSW Resort
Oceanview Hotel -- -- Hotel
The BodyHoliday 1.6 mi. NW Resort
Smugglers Cove Resort All Inclusive 1.6 mi. WNW Resort
Palm Haven Hotel 1.6 mi. SW Hotel
Cap Maison Resort and Spa 1.6 mi. WNW Hotel
The Landings St Lucia 1.8 mi. W Hotel
The Village Inn and Spa 1.9 mi. WSW Hotel
Ginger Lily Hotel 2.0 mi. SW Hotel
Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa 2.0 mi. WSW Resort

Food

When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from the shore. One of the nearest places to eat is Beach Club Restaurant. The restaurant serves International food. Many guests rave about their barbecue. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's only a short distance away.

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

Restaurants near Cas En Bas
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Beach Club Restaurant (758) 456-5700 International Fine Dining 0.1 mi. WSW
Piano Piano (758) 456-5700 Caribbean, Mediterranean Informal 0.1 mi. WSW
Cap Grill At St Lucia Golf Club (758) 450-8523 International, Italian Informal 0.8 mi. WNW
Captains Table Restaurant (758) 450-0833 Caribbean Informal -- --
TAO Restaurant (758) 450-8551 Fusion, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim -- 1.5 mi. NW
Cariblue Restaurant (758) 457-7800 International Informal 1.5 mi. NW
The Deli (758) 457-7800 Mediterranean Very Casual 1.5 mi. NW
Alize Inn Restaurant (758) 452-0960 Caribbean Informal 1.6 mi. SW
The Cliff at Cap Restaurant (758) 450-8847 Caribbean, Creole Fine Dining 1.6 mi. WNW
The Naked Fisherman Beach Bar & Grill (758) 457-8694 American, Caribbean Very Casual 1.6 mi. WNW
Caribbean Tropical Grill (758) 452-9256 Caribbean, Creole Very Casual 1.7 mi. WSW
Elegance Cafe (758) 450-9460 Caribbean, Indian Very Casual 1.7 mi. WSW

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have lots of choices besides Cas En Bas.

You may also enjoy Reduit Beach, located within a short distance. Your island experience is sure to be unforgettable at Reduit Beach, where there is so much to see and do, you may have to come back to experience it all.

St. Lucia has plenty to offer its visitors, and Cas En Bas is just one of the many options.

 

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