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Anse Chastanet Beach and Reef

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Address: Soufriere, St. Lucia
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This beach has a world-class scuba center. One of the best diving sites on...

This beach has a world-class scuba center. One of the best diving sites on the island.

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A day at the beach..

We visited from another part of the island only for the day. This place is absolutely beautiful and if I couldn't afford to stay here I would never leave. The snorkeling and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
vanilinh
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The road to the resort is 3rd world in the extreme and can feel dangerous due to its poor quality. Pot holes near shear cliff on one side rising at 45 degree slope as a single track. Not good for the teeth, nerves or lack of brusses from the rocking. Treetops restaurant is a disaster for service. Always ask for... More 

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florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a tour with Captain Bob taxi service off the ship. We went to this beach first which was a disaster. You swim with the boats and the fumes from them. The restaurant was extremely expensive but food not bad. The views were great but like I said you had these big engine boats right where you sit and... More 

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited from another part of the island only for the day. This place is absolutely beautiful and if I couldn't afford to stay here I would never leave. The snorkeling and swimming here is beautiful. The beach is public but not crowded. You can pay for a chair and umbrella and rent snorkel gear.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach free for visitors to access and enjoy. Incredible snorkelling extremely close (literally centimetres) from the shore. Large lockers to rent for pretty cheap ($6ECD each) to store possessions. Snorkelling/diving equipment is available but obviously bring your own if you want to avoid paying rental fee. Road from Soufriere is tricky to navigate by car and on foot (we... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We purchased a pass and spent three days here enjoying this lovely beach and the excellent services of hotel and its staff. Great fun!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

The beach is a bit off the main road and probably easiest to access by water taxi from Soufriere. There is a snorkling area on the left hand side of the beach which starts only a couple meters from the beach. As a visitor you need to bring your own equipment as they only rent to hotel guests. There is... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

The beach doesn't seem like much when you walk up to it. Then you get settled in and go in the water and realize how beautiful and unique this place is. The water is so clear its unbelievable. I absolutely loved this beach. There is also a highly priced beach bar there with great drinks and wonderful food. Definitely worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Great place to visit. If you are up to a bit of a long, but cheap journey do what we did. We staayed in Rodney Bay and so took a couple of buses (first to Castries and the second to Soufrere) and a water taxi to Anse Chastanet and it was lovely. Great snorkeling. Much cheaper than going by taxi... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Wow. If you go to this beach by car, it will certainly be an adventure. We had rented a car for part of our trip, and our very first day we decided to visit Anse Chastanet Beach. What a trip. The road is difficult to describe. I suspect at one point, maybe 20 years ago, it had been concrete or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

What a perfect dive shop and location for the best snorkeling and diving we had found in the Caribbean. There was a little trouble with some jellyfish, but not enough to keep us out of the water. The dive shop was well equipped and made our dive experience memorable.

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