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.

Positioned on the southwestern coast of the island of Saint Lucia, You should consider stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Though planning a vacation means you'll make lots of choices, choosing the right beach can make all the difference. You will find that beaches like Jalouise are some of the best options on St. Lucia.

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, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. Those who love lounging in the sun will be excited to discover that visitors can enjoy the use of lounge chairs at this beach. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Don't forget that the area surrounding Jalouise is visited by quite a number of tourists, which means you may find quite a few people vying for the use of the same facilities.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Jalouise is on St. Lucia's South West coast; it's located near attractions like Fond Doux Holiday Plantation, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.

Historical attractions like Fort Charlotte provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Jalouise, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about St. Lucia, if you are interested in exploring. In fact, this coast is within taxi range of this place of historical interest.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows some of the closest options.

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 noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization. From Jalouise, Soufrière is just up the road, about two miles (three kilometers).

Hotels

How many other people you encounter at Jalouise will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. At this beach, you can expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Vacationers trying to find a place to stay near the beach shouldn't find it that difficult, as there are plenty of hotels and resorts to pick from close-by. You'll find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by looking over those listed 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
Fond Doux Plantation & Resort 0.9 mi. SE Hotel
Boucan by Hotel Chocolat 1.0 mi. ENE Cottages
Stonefield Villa Resort 1.1 mi. N Resort
Leisure Inn 1.3 mi. NE Hotel
La Dauphine Estate 1.3 mi. ESE B & B
The Downtown Hotel 1.8 mi. N Hotel
Hummingbird Beach Resort 2.0 mi. N Resort
The Still Beach House 2.1 mi. N Guest house

Food

If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest places to eat is Bayside Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant offers both American and Caribbean cuisines. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's only a short distance away.

The following table provides a list of dining options near 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
The Terrace (758) 456-8000 Caribbean 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 0.8 mi. ENE
Cocoa Pod (758) 459-7545 Caribbean Very Casual 0.9 mi. SE
The Bamboo Resaurant (758) 459-7545 Caribbean, Vegetarian Very Casual 0.9 mi. ESE
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
Morne Coubaril Estate (758) 712-5808 Caribbean Very Casual 1.3 mi. N
Water Front De Belle View (758) 712-3663 Creole Very Casual 1.7 mi. N
Marie's Local Cuisine (758) 723-5466 Caribbean, Creole Very Casual 1.9 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Jalouise on Saint Lucia.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Jalouise has you wanting more of the same, think about checking out Roseau Bay, another location where you'll find fun and action. 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 a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Soufriere Beach is a beach removed from some more heavily-traveled spots. It is located just a short distance away.

Another location you may want to try is Anse Chastanet, which is located only a short distance away. You wont be able to resist the charming allure of the Anse Chastanet beach.

Perhaps Jalouise is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions on St. Lucia you might like.

 

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