Vieux Fort Attractions

The fort for which the town of Vieux Fort was named still stands, quietly watching guard over all who inhabit the area, even though military forces have long since abandoned it.  Today, tourists visit this special structure in droves, in addition to many of the other important attractions that are readily available to anyone who wishes to seek them out. 

Vieux Fort Beaches

Anse des Sables

You will find a large selection of beaches to enjoy in and around the area. Snorkeling is an option at some of the beaches, if some members of your party enjoy this relaxing pastime. Click on the beach names to read a detailed article concerning that particular location.

Vieux Fort: Winding your way out to the tip of the peninsula south of Hewanorra International Airport, you'll need to make a right as you reach the fork just past the Villa Wellness Center near the peninsula's highest point. You'll pass a couple of residences, then make a right as you reach another fork in the road.

Attractions Map

A second alternative to consider is Anse des Sables. No matter which direction you're coming from on the island, you'll need to go south around Hewanorra International Airport, which can be done using the roads along either coast. Once south of the airport, the beach is right along, and can be accessed from, the St Judes Hyw on the eastern coast.

Jalouise: 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.

These are just some of the available choices. To read more about beaches available, use this link.

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Vacationers will explore some other worthwhile local landmarks in Vieux Fort.

Miscellaneous Landmarks In Vieux Fort
Name Type Location Island
Vieux Fort Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Vieux Fort Saint Lucia

Natural Attractions

One of the better known natural attractions is Maria Islands. In 1982, the government of St. Lucia declared Maria Islands a nature reserve. Today they function as a wildlife habitat where flora and fauna are protected and guests can learn about the unique tropical topography.

Another attraction to consider is Edmund Forest Reserve. A hike through Edmund Forest Reserve is a three-and-a-half hour long experience that will give tourists an inside look of some of St. Lucia's most pristine and well-kept forest land.

These are merely a few of the options worth consideration To read our detailed guide to natural attractions in and around the area, see this page.

Other Attractions

Diamond Falls Mineral Baths

In addition, guests will discover two other attractions. Take a minute to read this table for more information.

Other Attractions Near Vieux Fort
Name Type Location
Diamond Falls Mineral Baths Mineral Bath Cresslands, 10.7 mi. Northwest of Central Vieux Fort
New Jerusalem Mineral Baths Mineral Bath 10.2 mi. Northwest of Central Vieux Fort

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