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Anse Chastanet Beach and Reef

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Address: Soufriere, St. Lucia

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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Center Point, Texas
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Center Point, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

My husband and I wanted to find a good quiet place to snorkel and this was it. Maybe because it was off season or the day of the week, but this was a great place to go. The beach wasn't that crowded and only one vendor selling items (and not coming around to everyone like at Pigeon Island). We felt... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This silvery sand beach was my favourite on the island, as it offers good snorkelling experience (together with Anse des Pitons), looks picturesque, offers free entrance as well as good service at the Beach Bar and there are no local sellers to harass you! Few boats and catamarans bring snorkelers throughout the day though. To get there, once you are... More 

Thank ulchiki
Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

But..OH , what a trek to get there! Take it slow and you'll be fine. We drove it in our rental car three times. So worth it when you get there. Great snorkeling. There is chair rentals, and umbrellas for those not staying at the resort. On Mother's Day they let me use it for free and even laid towels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Snorkeling in buoyed area to the left of the dive shop is beautiful and worth the time. Snorkeling to the right of the main beach area, between main beach and the dock that sticks far out into the water, is even better. (Snorkeling a bit farther up the coast at Anse Cochon is better still!) Also don't forget to walk... More 

Thank Dan F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Heck of a drive to get there, the "road" is like a mud slide. But worth it. There is shade to be had and nice sand. We did walk a little further for the hamburger, $25 each and not that great. They do make the buns and grill them right there, but ... The beach is clean, the snorkeling was... More 

Thank Catherine V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Really cute beach, we went by water taxi. No one was on the beach. We ate at the restaurant. Food was ok. Zero vibe. Prices were $$$$$. Go for a drink, skip the $25 burger.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We spent a morning here to relax and enjoy some snorkelling. There was a lot of boat traffic so unfortunately we didn't see as many fish as others have mentioned but that's just luck of the draw with these things. The beach was gorgeous, the black sand was so different but HOT. Walking from one end to the other was... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here with 2 other couples so we could split the fare of a boat taxi, and it was well worth it! It was recommended to us by one of the couples who comes to the island every year for the last 10 years. We left from Marigot Bay (Oasis Marigot) and reserved a boat Taxi... More 

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