Jalouise

This beautiful beach can only be reached one of two ways -- either through the Jalousie Hilton Resort, or by boat. Those not staying at the resort are still welcomed, however. Once you arrive on these shores you'll be able to enjoy fantastic watersports like snorkeling, diving, and kayaking.

Located on the island of Saint Lucia, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Travelers who'd like to avoid renting a car will love how easy it is to access Jalouise. It's convenient to nearby hotels and attractions since it is right in the center of all the daytime activity.

How to Access The Beach
The beach is a few miles south of Soufriere on the southwestern coast. From Soufriere, take Baron Dr south until you reach the end. Take a right and you'll be led to the Jalousie Hilton on the beach. Many people access the beach by boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

This crescent-shaped little beach used to be one of the island's black sand beaches until it was covered with powdery white sands. The real draw, though, is its arrestingly beautiful location in between some thoroughly impressive, world-famous pitons. The views are spectacular and the atmosphere is relaxed.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. Fortunately, lounging chairs will be available for visitors looking for a place to relax by the water. Fortunately, the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some equipment if you're wanting to check out the underwater sites.

Remember to take into account that Jalouise is in an area which is a popular spot, so the availability of certain services is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Jalouise is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on St. Lucia's South West coast; the area is home to other attractions such as Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, which is only a short distance away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.

If you're interested in mixing some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Le Pavillion Royal Museum, a lovely museum found within reach of a cab, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Jalouise
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Fond Doux Holiday Plantation Plantation 1.2 mi. SE Saint Lucia
Sulphur Springs Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.3 mi. NE Saint Lucia
Morne Coubaril Estate Zip Line Site 1.3 mi. N Saint Lucia
St. Lucia Zip Lining Zip Line Site 1.3 mi. N Saint Lucia
Soufriere Marine Management Area Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.5 mi. NW Saint Lucia
Pitons Management Area Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.5 mi. S Saint Lucia
George Odium Stadium Sporting Event Venue 9.5 mi. SE Saint Lucia
Vieux Fort Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.5 mi. SE Saint Lucia
Fort Charlotte Historical Site 11.5 mi. NNE Saint Lucia
Alcina Nolley Art Gallery 12.0 mi. N Saint Lucia
Eudovic's Art Studio Art Gallery 12.5 mi. NNE Saint Lucia
Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf Golf Course 12.9 mi. N Saint Lucia

Cities and Towns

The closest town is Vieux Fort, which is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the beach, Soufrière isn't far off, roughly two miles (three kilometers).

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Beach-goers looking for a room close to the beach won't find it very difficult, as there are lots of hotels to pick from close-by. You'll find the closest and most convenient lodging options by looking over what's shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Jalouise
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort 0.2 mi. E Hotel
Ladera Resort 0.8 mi. ENE Hotel
Hotel Chocolat 1.0 mi. ENE Cottages
Stonefield Estate Villa Resort 1.1 mi. N Resort
Fond Doux Holiday Plantation 1.2 mi. SE Hotel
Leisure Inn 1.3 mi. NE Hotel
La Dauphine Estate 1.3 mi. ESE B & B
The Downtown Hotel 1.8 mi. N Hotel
Chez Camille 1.9 mi. N Guest house
Hummingbird Beach Resort 2.0 mi. N Resort

Food

When you start craving an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far from these sands. One of the closest restaurants is Bayside Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant serves both American and Caribbean dishes on the menu. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's just a little ways away.

The following table lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Jalouise
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Bayside Restaurant and Bar (758) 456-8010 American, Caribbean Informal 0.0 mi. SE
The Great Room (758) 456-8000 Caribbean, Contemporary Fine Dining 0.1 mi. E
Dasheene Restaurant and Bar (758) 459-6623 Caribbean, Eclectic, International Informal 0.8 mi. ENE
Boucan (758) 572-9600 International Informal 1.0 mi. ENE
The Mango Tree (758) 459-7037 Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Informal 1.1 mi. N
Martha's Tables (758) 459-7270 Creole Informal 1.2 mi. N
Jardin Cacao (758) 459-7545 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. SE
Cocoa Pod (758) 459-7545 Caribbean Very Casual 1.2 mi. SE
Morne Coubaril Estate (758) 459-7340 Caribbean Very Casual 1.3 mi. N
Water Front De Belle View -- Creole Very Casual 1.7 mi. N
Steve's Place (758) 459-5048 -- -- -- --
The Bamboo Resaurant (758) 459-7171 Caribbean Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Travelers searching for the perfect beach on Saint Lucia will have lots of options besides Jalouise.

Another location you might enjoy is Roseau Bay, a popular beach beloved by tourists. You'll find it nine miles to the north. Marigot Beach offers the perfect pitstop for boatsmen, as well as for vacationers who want to experience this amazing beach. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Soufriere Beach is an area which doesn't host as many visitors. It is located only a short distance away.

You might also want to visit Anse Chastanet, located within a couple of miles. You wont be able to resist the charming allure of the Anse Chastanet beach.

You may find that Jalouise is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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