St Lucia's Local Opinion

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St. Lucia, West Indies
3,374 Posts
Joined Aug 2008
Originally posted by beshears
Dexter, that is wonderful of you, wanting to offer FREE advise, since you are from St. Lucia.

I just wanted to say, if I lived much closer, I would be there "every" year visiting. I fell in love with St. Lucia many years ago. When people ask (I have done around 17 cruises or more), what is my favorite port/island, I always say.............St. Lucia. If it didn't cost so much to fly (if I lived close to a port where the ship cruised from, that would help) from Kansas City, Missouri to one of the ports, I would be fine. I have been there twice, and hopefully one day, I may get back again.
How wonderful that you enjoy our island so very much.. Wishing you many happy future travels back here!
As you'll note, Dex hasn't posted here or answered any questions since 2015... Doubt we'll see him any time soon....
St. Lucia, West Indies
3,374 Posts
Joined Aug 2008
Originally posted by dancersp119
what beach would you recommend for best snorkelling???
The best snorkeling around the island is along the southwest coast, down near the Pitons... Jalousie Beach or Anse Chastenet area, etc.
Spencer Ambrose, Serenity TVL, Barefoot Holidays, Joe Knows, Herod's, etc all offer tours with some time there.
Sedona, AZ and North Florida
3,495 Posts
Joined Dec 2007
We were in St. Lucia last December and our travel agent sent us on a full day tour with COSOL. So we feel this December when we return, we just want to be at a local beach with bars and restaurants. Would you recommend Vigie or Reduit for us? We don't want to be too far away.
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st lucia
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Joined May 2016
Originally posted by Podie
We were in St. Lucia last December and our travel agent sent us on a full day tour with COSOL. So we feel this December when we return, we just want to be at a local beach with bars and restaurants. Would you recommend Vigie or Reduit for us? We don't want to be too far away.


vigie beach , check out the comments on others threads as opinion vary, don't to be bias as i am a beach chair vendor. there are no pushy vendors and 6 booths serving food drink n wifi 2 handicap washrooms 2 regular washrooms and 2 showers.
St. Lucia, West Indies
3,374 Posts
Joined Aug 2008
Originally posted by Podie
We were in St. Lucia last December and our travel agent sent us on a full day tour with COSOL. So we feel this December when we return, we just want to be at a local beach with bars and restaurants. Would you recommend Vigie or Reduit for us? We don't want to be too far away.
If you don't want to go far, Vigie is for you. Walking distance if you want s decent walk, or about a 6-7 minute cab ride.
Boardwalk with several local restaurants and bars doing snacks and meals - local foods. Drinks available including soda, water and some cocktails.. Chairs for rent and lots of natural beautiful shade.
Enjoy.