Marigot Bay – An Overview
Marigot Bay is located on the Western Coast of the island approximately 4 miles southwest of Castries It has been described by the American novelist James A. Michener as “The most beautiful bay in the Caribbean.
The Bay holds a fascination found nowhere else on the island. The ridge and surrounding hillsides are home to some of the most beautiful and unique real estate in St Lucia.
The Bay is a very popular yachting destination and is able, due to its draft to attract Mega and Super Yachts. Therefore Marigot Bay attracts visitors from all over the world and offers an exciting atmosphere.
Some of the small hotels and restaurants located on the north side of the bay are only accessible by boat making this an interesting and authentic alternative to the resort and marina on the other side of the bay
How To Get There
Leaving Hewanorra airport in the south Marigot is approximately one hour’s drive via the east coast highway. From Castries, Marigot is approximately a 15 minute drive.
Where To Stay
The Marigot Bay Resort and Marina
Marigot Bay is the perfect setting for a luxurious vacation. The hotel boasts two infinity pools, a swim-up bar, a luxurious spa, a Rum Cave, and a variety of beautifully designed Guest Rooms and Suites. If 5 star luxury is your requirement look no further.
For an authentic St Lucian experience in the heart of a rain forest check out Mango Beach Inn on the peaceful side of the bay close to Labas Beach. The Inn is accessible only by boat; the ferry runs 24/7 in season and guests have a free, unlimited pass.
In the words of the owners John and Judith Verity
‘Come to Mango Beach if want to explore the real St Lucia and do something different every day and then come home to an old inn that offers AC, WiFi, king size beds, private patios with harbour views, hot showers, a cool pool and a hot barbeque’. What more can you ask for.
Where To Eat
Marigot Bay Resort and Marina can offer you a variety of dining experiences from the Marina Village during the day to the more upscale Grill Room 14 61 in the evening
For a casual drink and relaxed meal try Chateau Mygo opposite the Marigot Bay Resort
What To Do
Apart from sitting in the Marina Village and taking in the sights of the boats entering and leaving the bay, try a little retail therapy at Heidi Klein for your perfect resort wear, accessories and gifts.
If you prefer to take to the water, the hotel concierge can be contacted for luxury bespoke water based tours. They offer Beach Trips, Whale and Dolphin Watching, Day Sails, Snorkeling, Diving, Sports Fishing, Sunset Cruises, Powerboat Adventures.