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Address: St. Lucia
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A quaint fishing village that is picture-perfect with fishing nets hanging...

A quaint fishing village that is picture-perfect with fishing nets hanging to dry and brightly-colored boats bobbing in the harbor.

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Pleasant fishing village

We stopped in the village for lunch at Benny's Place. We had pumpkin soup to start with, followed by a buffet style main course. This included locally caught tuna, chicken and a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Witney, United Kingdom
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Witney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in the village for lunch at Benny's Place. We had pumpkin soup to start with, followed by a buffet style main course. This included locally caught tuna, chicken and a nice variety of local vegetables. We had a good meal and friendly personal service.

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Hertfordshire, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friday fish night is a regular street food festival. It gets started after sunset, but we arrived i ntime to see the sunset whch was one of the most spectacular we saw on the island. The locals are friendly and the whole place is 'real' Not to be missed

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Naantali, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our driver said that if we want to see some authentic St.Lucia, then we should stop in Anse La Raye and he was right. There were some souvenir shops and street vendors with t-shirts etc. , but that's understandable and they weren't too aggressive. We talked with local fishermen, who had just came back from sea with their catch and... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fishing village unspoiled by tourism, although welcoming the dollars that it brings in. The people are very friendly and the views around the bay, and of the mountains, are wonderful. The church of the nativity of the blessed virgin Mary is beautiful in its simplicity and serenity.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anse La Raye has been a fishing village and if you examine its name it is easy to see why. When the early French settlers arrived in Saint Lucia, Anse la Raye was one of the first areas they visited. As they sailed into the bay they may have stopped to admire the beautiful, forest hills behind it. They would... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went early( 5:30-6pm) so we could see the countryside and town before dark in January. The best part was watching the sunset on the pier and walking from near the church along back streets to glimpse small homes/shops. Best food was the whole fish baked in foil on a grill. We enjoyed the food since it was our first... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

First of all there are not that many tourists. Second the people in Anse La Raye are very friendly. Fourth this is a big fishing village. Last I am coming back one day for the Friday Fish Fry.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Every Friday night the small fishing village of Anse La Raye has a fish fry on the waterfront where locals bring out their grills and sell a variety of fish dishes. We went on Black Friday so it wasn’t as lively as normal we were told. There were only a few stalls selling their fish frys. We bought a sampler... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We took a taxi from our hotel in Marigot bay, you can expect to pay around 60 usd round trip, our driver was great, he dropped us at the end of the street, showed us where the washrooms were and where he would wait for us. We wandered off into the street, the music was playing and the food was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

A wonderful Caribbean experience with fresh delicious seafood, made before your eyes. An outdoor street party at the beach complete with locals, even a few chickens, cats and dogs under the long tables...Interact with local fishermen and villagers.

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