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beach vendors

We are heading to Coconut Bay in the fall....we usually travel to the Dominican and Mexico. When we are in the other countries there are vendors who walk up and down the beach all day selling items. Is this the practice at this resort, or do they just allow vendors on the resort grounds during certain days? Thanks for your help.

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1. Re: beach vendors

All beaches in St. Lucia are public, so the hotel cannot legally keep vendors off. Yes there are vendors but they are generally laid back compared to other places and not pushy at all; a polite "no thanks" will suffice.

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2. Re: beach vendors

Coconut bay have a night where they invite local artisans in to sell...I know audette brings paintings and calabash on a friday evening. I also know they sell necklaces by the beach, but its not busy or pushy.

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3. Re: beach vendors

Bon jou travellingmom68,

There aren't many souvenir vendors at Coconut Bay because...

... the beach - Anse des Sables/Sandy Beach - is often breezy with waves so guests usually stay around the pools during the day.

From Coconut Bay walk south +/- 20 mins (passing the UVF runway) to The Reef Wind & Kite Surf Center and Island Breeze Bar & Restaurant for more people, water sports and vendors...

Continue another +/- 20 mins into Vieux Fort town for local shops, ti'boutiques, street vendors...

Bless up! Paul

Edited: 2:44 pm, July 24, 2013
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thanks to everyone for your help in this question.

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