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Address: Castries, St. Lucia
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A two-mile crescent-shaped beach where the well-known Rendezvous...

A two-mile crescent-shaped beach where the well-known Rendezvous resort-hotel is located.

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BE AWARE OF THIEVES

Choc Bay, just north of Castries with Malabar and Vigie Beaches, along the grave yard stretching north past The Wharf Restaurant; THIEVES are working this area, sometimes a single... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
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Castries, St. Lucia
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Just had 10 days at Rendezvous resort which is right on Malabar beach and spend many happy hours walking in the surf. Locals claim it to be 2 miles long which seems a bit optimistic but it's a decent walk end to end. The sand is clean and ideal for bare feet and when it gets too hot the water... More 

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Thank Ken B
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Safe bathing and a nice long beach. Short walk from the cruise terminal. Can get busy with locals at weekends and holidays though.

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1 Thank WoodstockJack2013
Castries, St. Lucia
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131 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Choc Bay, just north of Castries with Malabar and Vigie Beaches, along the grave yard stretching north past The Wharf Restaurant; THIEVES are working this area, sometimes a single male who grabs whatever he can such as bags & flip flops; or two fellows, one distracts you by being very friendly while the other grabs your stuff and runs; sometimes... More 

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4 Thank TheTravellingPirate
Winchester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Best beach on the Island, very clean white sand, ultra blue water, great for snorkelling, quiet and peaceful, safe for swimming.

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Thank Maxigriff
Fife, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

A lovely beach, popular with locals, especially at weekends but never busy. There is a cemetery and small airfield running alongside part of the beach but this just adds to the charm in my opinion. Some shade can be found under old trees beside the cemetery. The water looked clean and entry to the sea was easy without stones or... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015

so there are locals walking about; there may be lots of children on the beach weekends when they are out of school, but security keeps them at bay and won't let them bother the resort customers. can walk for quite a ways south, not so much north.

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1 Thank Steve S
Glen Haven, NS
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Lovely beach for swimming and walking but beware. While we were walking...in broad daylight, between noon and 1:00....our car was broken into and many valuables stolen.

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2 Thank LynnGlenHaven_NS
Birstall, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

So what do you do when it rains in St Lucia, go for a walk on the beach. Lovely long sandy beach. No beach bars or restaurant but used by the locals where we often saw people running or swimming or just enjoying a family day out.

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Thank SkierEmma
Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Highlight for me was watching the locals ride horses in the sea on sunday and seeing all the local kids backflipping into the sea. lovely warm water.

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Thank Jessiepingu
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Very clean and safe used by everyone was really nice talking to different people .no beach sellers annoying you

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Thank Les C

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