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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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Lovely setting, excellent friendly service, great snorkeling right off shore.

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
2016LoveToTravel
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
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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Center Point, Texas
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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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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 

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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 

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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 

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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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