The large Fort Charlotte may be in ruins, but there is still plenty to explore. The fort, built in 1764 by the French, still maintains many of its walkways and staircases, as the site has been renovated as a community college and government offices.
Even though the fort mainly serves government employees and students, there is access for the public, so feel free to explore the walls, monuments, and architecture of Fort Charlotte.
Consider staying in a area within St. Lucia if you plan on visiting Fort Charlotte, since visitors to this area of St. Lucia will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. With a concentration of places to stay near Fort Charlotte, guests visiting the region will have multitude of rooms to choose from.
|Green Parrot Hotel||Hotel||1.2 mi. (1.1 km)||N|
|Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa||Resort||1.8 mi. (2.0 km)||NNW|
|Hotel||1.9 mi. (0.4 km)||SW|
|Capella Marigot Bay||Resort||2.1 mi. (0.1 km)||SW|
|Cara Suites Castries||Hotel||2.2 mi. (0.7 km)||NNE|
|Inn on the Bay||Hotel||2.3 mi. (1.1 km)||SW|
|Auberge Seraphine Hotel||Hotel||2.4 mi. (1.0 km)||N|
There at least a couple close-by alfresco activities to get in on during down time, when you and your group are not taking in Fort Charlotte. Guests who are interested in trying out their skillfulness on the golf course, will want to do so at the nearest golfing option, which is Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. If you aren't a golfer, consider going over to La Toc Beach, which is the closest beach to Fort Charlotte. Plus, your group will have a chance to discover one or two additional golf and beach choices in the community. Historic site visitors will find plenty of other local attractions in the vicinity. You'll find two places you may enjoy -Government House and Le Pavillion Royal Museum- both of which are situated rather close to the historic site.
Location: Morne Fortune, Saint Lucia
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