La Bas Beach
An “Atoll” like sand bar on the Northern part of Marigot bay…..
A great place for swimming and sunning… And if you enjoy water sports, “Aquarius Water World” rents snorkelling gear, kayaks, windsurfs, water bikes and paddle boards.
On the South side (side of the road)
you will find the Marina Village, that offers many conveniences such as a bank with ATM machine, a small grocery store, restaurants and boutiques.
In all there are 7 restaurants and little bars in the bay… all worth discovering.
On The Water
If a day or half day sail strikes your fancy, one can be easily arranged for you… You simply hop on and enjoy the most spectacular views of the island and do some great swimming and snorkelling in some of the beautiful inlets, all along the southern coastline…. A romantic sunset cruise can also be arranged… For more info on this go to: bateaumygo.com
Other possible water activities include:
you can kayak all around Marigot Bay or exit the bay and pass in front of Trou Volant cove and our villas and around the ridge, to find a beautiful secluded beach named Roseau; then enter a jungle river passing through the banana plantations…a truly great adventure!
Dive Fair Helen, situated right here in Marigot Bay will take you out to the best areas on the island. You can see all the details at: divefairhelen.com
Just mention that you are staying at Villa Pomme d’Amour and Andre will take good care of you. And let’s not forget Whale and Dolphin watching… a big cruiser takes you out at sea for this unforgettable adventure… a half day of excitement!
Do not forget your camera!
Beaches of St. Lucia
Apart from the lovely beach in Marigot Bay,
St. Lucia possesses a number of other beaches accessible by car and in certain cases, only by water taxi, which says a lot about their intimacy!
Of course, half the pleasure of these beaches is getting there and along your way, you will enjoy so much beautiful scenery and get a chance to take some great pictures.
So pack a lunch, hop into your vehicle, or water taxi, and explore this great island; spend a day on a quiet, natural beach… a great time awaits you!
St. Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival
Every year in early May is Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival. This event attracts major artists of international acclaim and Jazz lovers from all over the world. Musicians and spectators alike always have a great time!
St. Lucia Carnival in July
The artistic skills and imaginative talents of a number of people are interwoven to produce a yearly event that reaches and has meaning for more St. Lucians than any other local festival. July..a great time for a family adventure of Carnival.
There are also MANY land activities,
listed are a few of them:
- Hiking in the tropical forest to some beautiful waterfalls.
- Skyriding in a gondola and zip lining through the tropical forest.
- Mountain biking
- Excursion to the volcano
- Visits to 2 botanical gardens
- Visits to old sugar and cocoa plantations.
- Visit to the Rum factory where you can purchase some of St. Lucia’s finest.
- Horseback riding in the surf.
- Turtle watching on the Atlantic coast (this activity has a specific season)
- Golf on a par 71 course, overlooking
the Caribbean sea
- Climbing up Gros Piton…a two hour climb to a celestial view…as seen on the photo above.