Resort Day Pass in St. Lucia?

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#21
St. Lucia, West Indies
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Joined Aug 2008
Originally posted by masscaper
How far is Reduit Beach from the cruise port? We have a 2 and 5 year old and don't fancy being on a long car ride w/o car seats.
Reduit Beach in Rodney Bay is 25-45 or so minutes north of the port. There can be heavy traffic, so leave plenty of time... Cab runs $30 one way. The Splash Park will do transport also for a small additional amount if you buy tickets and arrange in advance.
#22
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Joined May 2016
I stayed at St. James club for a week last year and yes, the beach is not large but there are lots of loungers. Also 4 pools, one is adults only with a rum bar and a gorgeous view. We just drank rum punch and pins coladas as well as local beer (Piton). The beach and 2 of the pools are at ground level. The others are on a hill, so if mobility is an issue... ALL beaches in St. Lucia are public. We enjoyed our stay here very much but we are pretty laid back and unfussy. This resort is very close to Castries and the cruise port. If you REALLY want an unforgettable excursion, contact St. Lucia helicopters and book a sight seeing tour! Spectacular and an island best seen from the sky or sea (roads are narrow and very winding, can be an issue for those prone to car sickness.


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#23
Rochester, NY
487 Posts
Joined Aug 2003
Originally posted by Janedoe2012
We had a great day at Calabash Cove resort in December. It's a beautiful
boutique resort with amazing staff, food, infinity pool and beach about a 15 minute taxi drive from port. We paid $20 for use of the facilities. check out their website and emails them directly.
Food and beverages were priced very reasonably as well

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Can you please tell me how you only paid $20? This is what I found on-line, think maybe I'm looking in the wrong place:

​Calabash Cove Resort & Spa Day Pass

Welcome to Calabash Cove Resort & Spa. Built on a hillside sloping gently towards the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Calabash Cove Resort and Spa in St. Lucia is a five star boutique hotel and spa, with breathtaking Caribbean ocean views.

Location
20 minutes from the cruise port

Hours:
An all-day pass
between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Day Pass Rate:
Adults - USD$40 per person
Deposit required, balance paid to resort

Package includes:
Our signature rum punch or fruit punch upon arrival!
use of facilities
beach chairs (as available)
Free WI-FI!

Transportation optional.
Taxis also widely available outside the cruise terminal.

Restaurants, Bars (not included in day pass rate)
The Windsong Restaurant - West Indian, International, and Asian cuisine. Opened for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner offering breathtaking unobstructed views across the Caribbean Sea
C-Bar - serving international cocktails and fine wines from the Calabash Cove Cellars

Activities
Sweetwaters - our main oversized pool with 40' infinity edge, features perched on its side a swim up bar and several decks for sun bathing, reading or a midday snack.
Memories of Calabash - our signature store
Whispers - our music room. An oasis to relax, read or enjoy that before or after dinner cocktail.
Ti Spa - for that relaxing massage or facial
Our Oceanview Gym - with Cybex cardiovascular equipment
Cove Gardens - Quiet walkways to enjoy the local flora designed in groves, patches, ponds and terraces. Many places of rest and meditate, and listen to the sounds of the birds and wind chimes.
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#24
San Diego area
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Joined May 2005
Originally posted by Merion_Mom
Reed Princess, it seems that Vigie Beach has no public restrooms. True?
Hi,
We have been going to Vigie Beach for years. We have walked from Point Seraphine, and also taken taxi's and taxi-buses.

For years, there was nothing there. The last time we were there (last November) they had finished the construction, and everything was open.

There is a public restroom on each end.

The beach is long, and natural. The snorkeling isn't great, but swimming, in and out etc. is easy.

In November, Point Seraphine was closed, and they were doing heavy construction. You may possibly be docking at the point in town.
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#25
East Longmeadow, MA
506 Posts
Joined Jul 2002
Try Bay Gardens Resort. They have an all inclusive package. Could be 30-40 minutes from port though.
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