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
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.
Where To Eat
Marigot Bay Resort and Marina can offer you a variety of dining experiences
For a casual drink and relaxed meal try Chateau Mygo opposite the Marigot Bay Resort
The Villa is also a highly recommended restaurant. See here tripadvisor reviews and booking details
What To Do
There are three beaches in and around Marigot Bay. La Bas which overlooks the Marina, Trou Roland (or Trou Volant) 10- 15 mins walk from the Marina and lastly Roseau which can be accessed by taxi.
Sports and outdoor activities
Cornelius is an experienced yachtsman. He now captains Smooth Operators. He can take private groups of up 8 guests along the West Coast of the island
Watersports can be accessed on La Bas beach. Also boat excursions are available from Bateau Mygo Sailing Charters.
For the diving enthusiast Dive Fair Helen can be found near JJ’s resort at the back of the Bay. https://www.divefairhelen.com/
St Lucia Bamboo Rafting is a popular river rafting tour through the Roseau River. https://stluciabamboorafting.com/
St Lucia Rum Distillers also located in the Roseau Valley offer tours of the distillery and rum tasting.
Overall, Marigot Bay is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Saint Lucia, whether you’re seeking relaxation, water activities, or simply wanting to soak in the natural beauty of this Caribbean gem.