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A yachtsman's haven, this picturesque bay has been used for background shots in many Hollywood films such as Dr. Doolittle and Fire Power.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Simply the most memorable and fun tropical Restaurant Bar we have EVER been been to! From lobster to pizza .....from rum punch to ice cold Piton beer.....it’s all great! It is dockside and right over the water and you can only get to by water...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

didn't actually stay here just sailed in a back out but what a lovely bay with lots of bars and restaurants and a nice sandy beach, idyllic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wildbillwhitcombe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apparently where the original Doctor Doolittle was filmed and you can see why. Golden sand and palm trees set in a sheltered bay,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Likesmifood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really really enjoyed ourselves had a good time sitting under the palm trees and thatch huts. Must stop and see Peter and his mom they make a good home cooked meal for lunch and they are from punch is to die for really top-notch please...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LouPerti81662
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best hide away bar in the bay. Great cocktails at good prices, amazing views and the friendliest barman on the island. Highly recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RichardPriddle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and myself visited as part of an organised TUI tour in November 2018. Our speedboat drove us around the bay on our way back to our holiday. It is such a pretty area, felt very tranquil the time we were there, although we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Abbeylls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the Caribbean sunset cruise from Rodney bay to Marigot bay the cruise was lovely and marigo bay was just some apartments and a 5 star hotel and restaurant.there was a wee boat taking people from the hotel to the other side of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christine0253
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First off the beach is very small as is the place to swim. Lots of locals trying to rent you chairs/umbrellas. Also selling rum drinks and aloe. We stayed for 2.5 hours but really would have preferred a shorter stay. I wouldn’t recommend this beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ej64sutton
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Marigot Bay is nothing like the rest of the island. It is a peaceful islet all to itself. A great place to spend a weekend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BertandPatty2013
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Our catamaran put anchor here briefly to drop off some folks, although I didn't didn't off and sight see, I did like that there were none of those dudes in the bumboats calling out and trying to sell us crap. Would I return? Yet got...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Rmcperrier
June 14, 2018|
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Response from Peter P | Reviewed this property |
No real beaches at Marigot bay. There are some good restaurants around the resort, but you should count on bringing your own fun and night life. That’s what we did. Across the harbor from Capella resort is a little park... More
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January 22, 2018|
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January 6, 2018|
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Response from Lauren B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $30 (US) round trip for the taxi and the ferry was $1. Both took $US.
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Travel Forum Posts
Katie O
Baltimore, Maryland
First time visitor! Looking for suggestions!! (3 Replies)
Hi! My boyfriend and I will be traveling to St Lucia April 7-16. I have been researching like crazy, but would appreciate some help from the experts! We are looking for some adventure, definitely interested in hiking the pitons, and anywhere else you'd recommend, kayaking (any suggested areas or companies?), snorkeling (I know it is not the greatest, from what I've read, but we still enjoy it), and some time at the beach. We are looking for a vacation rental, hopefully below...More
January 20, 2017|
Response fromCongomon|
Bon jou katieooooooo, Best base yourselves in the Heart (Soufrière) and Soul (The Pitons World Heritage Site) of Saint Lucia. Check out Airbnb properties in Soufrière, Chouseul and Laborie for great accommodations at +/- USD 150/night. We recommend hiring a land taxi owner-operator who doubles as tour guide/designated driver/island insider your first days to overstand driving in Saint Lucia. For more detailed information search this forum for each specific question (Hike in Saint Lucia....More
rohas
London, United Kingdom
marigot bay (5 Replies)
We are staying at Marigot Bay in April what is the quickest way to get there from the main airport? if the helicopter is the quickest how far is Marigot Bay from the landing site thank you!
January 17, 2011|
Response fromsearose|
If you are landing at Hewanorrah (UVF), it will be just as fast to get to Marigot via taxi. By the time you get on as helicopter and fly to George Charles airport (which is where they land) and then drive to Marigot, you'll probably actually be spending more time getting to Marigot than driving direct - which takes about 1 1/4 hours.
LindsK
UK
Getting out of the hotel and exploring (6 Replies)
We love the Caribbean but have not been to st Lucia before. I have heard there are lots of gorgeous hotels but guests just stay in hotels whereas we love to walk around/ hike/ see scenery. It sounds like Soufriere is the best place to be able to do this- is that right and if so, is Marigot Bay a good choice? We are looking for a lovely hotel, gym, walking outside the hotel so we can see local life etc, not just sitting by the pool Any advice welcome as is my 40th so want to do something...More
January 21, 2012|
Response fromCReed006|
MArigot Bay is a considerable way by vehicle from Soufriere - about 45 minutes or so. Marigot Bay is lovely, several restaurants and bars and small little beach area - although it is on the yacht harbor. In the Soufriere area, there are lots of hotels and guest houses to fit all budgets from 5-star to basic. Several to look at may be The Still Beach House or Hummingbird Resort. Both are on the beachfront in Soufriere and walking distance to the village for local eat and drinks, and to hang...More