Fodor's Expert Review Anse des Pitons

Soufrière and the Southwest Coast Beach Fodor's Choice

The white sand on this crescent beach, snuggled between the Pitons, was imported years ago and spread over the natural black sand. Accessible through the Viceroy resort, or by boat, Anse des Pitons (aka Sugar Beach, Jalousie Beach) offers crystal-clear water for swimming, excellent snorkeling and diving, and breathtaking scenery—you're swimming right between the Pitons, after all. The underwater area here is protected as part of the National Marine Reserve. Neighboring resorts provide shuttle service to the beach for their guests, but if you're not staying nearby, prepare to pay a hefty fee. Amenities: food and drink; toilets; water sports. Best for: snorkeling; sunset; swimming.

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Val des Pitons
Soufrière, Soufrière  Saint Lucia

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