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Address: St. Lucia
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Located at the southern end of the island and home to the international...

Located at the southern end of the island and home to the international airport, this is St. Lucia's second largest city that features a long, secluded stretch of gray volcanic sand and waters protected by coral reefs.

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nice fish market

This little town is not crowded by tourists. The people are very friendly. Go there when the fishermen come back from the sea and then you can see all the different kind of fish... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2015
Petra1401
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Hoerstel, Germany

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

If you stay at Coconut Bay Beach resort and have an interest in excursions, I can tell you about two we did. Just book them right at the concierge desk. We loved the horse back riding on the beach. Yanik and Mattew took great care of us. It's about an hour excursion. They were very pleasant and were more than... More 

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Thank Kelly S
Vieux Fort, St. Lucia
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1 review
Reviewed June 18, 2016

This area is very relaxing but plenty of things to do, you must check out Island breeze on Sandy beach

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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845 reviews
430 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Vieux Fort is a unspoiled fishing town with a busy main street. A little bit chaotic and it had an atmosphere that usualy hangs around border towns, which is not very appealing.

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Cashmere, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Since it's on the windward side of the island the breeze was a bit strong but it also helped keep you cool. The staff was amazingly friendly, the food was very good, the drinks didn't stop flowing (make sure to see Dillon (sp?) at the adults only bar), and hanging out with the other guests made this little slice of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I give Vieux Fort top marks because when you need to get away from the hassle of Castries then this is the area to be trust me. Old unchanged/unspoilt town and where the international airport is before your long drive up north to tourist town of Castries. Have a stroll down Clarke Street - shopping centre, food, banks, car hire,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The closest town to the hotel (Coconut Bay) and frankly the waste of a walk / bus fare. This is a beautiful island but the town is what the Caribbean must have been like 40 years ago - completely undeveloped and ill equipped for tourists. we often venture off resort and spend time and money in the local shops -... More 

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Hoerstel, Germany
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

This little town is not crowded by tourists. The people are very friendly. Go there when the fishermen come back from the sea and then you can see all the different kind of fish the caught that day on the fishmarket close to the Harbour. Maybe you´ll buy some fish there. They will tell you how to fix it

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Arima, Trinidad
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44 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Went here to do a little shopping with a friend and came back happs, the shopping in vieux fort was reasonable was able to pick up a few items not available in my country. Was really happy for that. View fort is a really nice place for shopping well that is the town or vieux fort.

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Lees Summit, Mo
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769 reviews
297 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,292 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great place to hike and walk. Beautiful views from several walking paths around to fort. It is on the other side of the island from where you come in on a cruise ship, so you will have to take some transportation.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2014

Hobie Shop and downtown barber - excellent. All else is lacking. Very safe to walk to. Locals went out of their way to ask us if we needed help. Saw local race horses, race track, baby goats, etc.

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