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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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US$ 100.00*
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US$ 139.00*
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2-Tank Scuba Dive in St Lucia

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Lovely snorkelling in beautiful vista

Our extended family of seven, ranging in ages from 6 to 60 spent a day at the Anse Chastanet beach and reef. The main reef is easily accessible for all ages. The day we were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Ottawa, Ontario
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Ottawa, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our extended family of seven, ranging in ages from 6 to 60 spent a day at the Anse Chastanet beach and reef. The main reef is easily accessible for all ages. The day we were there is was very calm and clear. We saw dozens of species from grunt to needlefish, blue tang to squirrelfish and crabs to cuttlefish. Getting... More 

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Cedar Hills, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful snorkeling at the reef. You do not need to be staying at the hotel to snorkel here. Quite a journey over rough roads to get here, but it is worth it!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying at a much more "resort" area on the north area for a week, we took a windy almost 2 hours car ride (Ugh) to get to Anse Chastanet. Entry roads were horrible, but said to stay this way to keep locals from driving in, thus keeping it more private. It seemed to do the trick! Once there, we... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I came to Anse Chastanet beach very early on our second day in St. Lucia as the scuba diving company he was going with was located there. The way the beach was set up was in a way that one half (the one nearer the scuba diving site) was available to the public/ scuba divers and their... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Let's just say, St. Lucia is FULL of priceless unique views. We announced our visit at the gate and were instructed where to park and walked to the beach which included stunning views of Jade Mountain.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice and Clean. Waters are usually very quiet here as well. Lots of fish to spot. Good for families with children. Our son did diving twice here, and always thrilled with different experience. Once he had a close encounter with turtles there.

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calgary, AB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

It i the place to snorkel on the island but it is not great like other places sich as the Mayan Riviera, Dutch antilles or Roatan. Snorkel on the left side will take and hour and can get busy...go to the far right at the resort at the end of the beach..lotsa boulders and actually more fish and squid.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The beach is just to the north of Soufriere. The road, or track, to the beach from the main road is awful, but with care can be achieved. It is narrow, extremely steep, up & down, very bumpy & uneven. At the end there are two "up market" hotels- goodness know why they don't redo the road properly. When you... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We arranged to have Joys Cruises drop us off here for a quick snorkel visit before rejoining the group on their guided tour. I found this beach wonderful, not crowded at all. Beach chairs are available to rent however we just put our towel on the sand as we were not spending a lot of time here. A staff member... More 

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St. Helens, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We arrived at Anse Chastenet by speedboat with JJ's Speedboat Tours. The beach was very quiet on a Saturday in January. We ate at the beach restaurant. Not cheap but worthwhile to sit in such a lovely location.

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