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Anse Chastanet Beach and Reef

Soufriere, St. Lucia
+1 800-223-1108
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USD 100.00*
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This beach has a world-class scuba center. One of the best diving sites on the island.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Soufriere, St. Lucia
+1 800-223-1108
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this beach on a day boat charter and swam, snorkelled and had lunch at the beachside restaurant. The restaurant was nice and the food and wine was very good. The black sand beach has lots of sparkles in it and is very beautiful. There...More

Thank giskard1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours here and enjoyed ourselves. We had our own snorkeling gear and enjoyed snorkeling, quite a variety of beautiful ocean life and easy to snorkel. It wasn't crowded either however like most reviews say, the road to this beautiful beach...More

Thank D3261FW
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I had a great time at Anse Chastanet Beach. We enjoyed vibrant cocktails at the bar while lounging on the left hand side of the beach designated for non-resident visitors. The snorkeling was right of the shore, you can rent gears from...More

Thank TravTrini868
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this beach on a drizzly day. The resort is very welcoming to outside guests and we had no problem getting in. Note that they will try to charge $33 US for chairs and an umbrella. Instead, just grab a drink at the bar...More

3  Thank cmp56
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Stayed in a villa up the hillside from this little black-sand beach. The walk down and back up the road was easy enough if you're active. The beach had a dive shop and a beachside restaurant. People from the Jade Mountain resort frequented the beaches,...More

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We enjoyed the Anse Chastanet Beach and Reef during our stay at the nearby resort, Jade Mountain. The beach is clean and quiet and the reef is in great shape. We went scuba diving with the dive shop on the beach, Scuba St. Lucia, and...More

Thank austinfamilyof4
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Beautiful beach, great snorkeling, can rent snorkeling equipment for $10/hour; there is a designated snorkeling area, there is a restaurant and restrooms Anse Mamin is next to it - also a beautiful beach, maybe even more beautiful than Anse Chastanet, but to get there you...More

Thank mariya_bor
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

If this is the "best snorkeling" on St. Lucia, look for a different island. Minimal coral, hence minimal fish. Species and amount of fish were typical of any low level experience. The advertisement of $20 USD daily for equipment rental was false. The undercarriage of...More

Thank Invaluable
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We visited Anse Chastanet from where we were staying in Soufriere. I will start by saying the road is very bumpy, narrow, and steep. When driving be sure to honk your horn going up the hill (there are signs) and take it slow around the...More

3  Thank Lainy1993
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great beach. Black sand. Water is crystal clear to snorkel. Beach is very clean. Will definitely return before we leave.

Thank rbuskey106
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Dana G
26 June 2017|
Response from nextportofcall | Reviewed this property |
It is about an hour and a half drive - not very far but slow because it is mountainous. The beach is at a very fancy resort and anyone can swim there and enjoy the fabulous accessible coral. You can take a boat there from... More