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Guidebook for Rodney Bay

Mrs. Karen & Michael
Mrs. Karen & Michael
Joined in 2018
Mrs. Karen & Michael

Guidebook for Rodney Bay

Food Scene
One of our favorite places to eat lunch or dinner. Waterfront dining experience that boast some of the best food in the area. This is one of our favorites when we want to treat ourselves to something special. Approx 10 minute cab ride.
Jacques Waterfront Dining
One of our favorite places to eat lunch or dinner. Waterfront dining experience that boast some of the best food in the area. This is one of our favorites when we want to treat ourselves to something special. Approx 10 minute cab ride.
Recommended to us by Ali, one of our recommended drivers, we visited for the first time recently and we see why it was. If you can’t get a reservation, sit at the bar which does not require one and you get to eat off the menu while striking conversations with the bartender and other patrons.
Buzz Seafood & Grill
Recommended to us by Ali, one of our recommended drivers, we visited for the first time recently and we see why it was. If you can’t get a reservation, sit at the bar which does not require one and you get to eat off the menu while striking conversations with the bartender and other patrons.
Fun beach bar! Off the beaten path with great views and good food. Petra always has good food, cold drinks and a friendly smile. Perfect for hanging out on the beach and socializing with locals.
Marie's Fish Shack
Fun beach bar! Off the beaten path with great views and good food. Petra always has good food, cold drinks and a friendly smile. Perfect for hanging out on the beach and socializing with locals.
If you're in the mood for a great steak, look no further than Big Chef. They are the same owners of Tapas on the Bay, which is located next door. Great for a romantic night out.
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Big Chef Steak House
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If you're in the mood for a great steak, look no further than Big Chef. They are the same owners of Tapas on the Bay, which is located next door. Great for a romantic night out.
Another favorite for us, but also locals. Beautiful waterfront dining at night. The fish sauces are to die for.
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The Coal Pot Restaurant
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Another favorite for us, but also locals. Beautiful waterfront dining at night. The fish sauces are to die for.
Absolutely must do and experience for breakfast or lunch. Great food and breath taking views of Castries while strolling though the beautiful grounds. Explore the grounds and take in the history. Tip: They are a Bed and Breakfast.
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Pink Plantation House
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Absolutely must do and experience for breakfast or lunch. Great food and breath taking views of Castries while strolling though the beautiful grounds. Explore the grounds and take in the history. Tip: They are a Bed and Breakfast.
If you like Indian then you’ll like this one!! Great cosy decor and nestled back from the road with a large wood balcony front.
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Razmataz!
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If you like Indian then you’ll like this one!! Great cosy decor and nestled back from the road with a large wood balcony front.
Another great spot for authentic Indian food. The Mango Lassi is delicious. They also have another location in Marigot Bay, which is right on the water.
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Spice of India
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Another great spot for authentic Indian food. The Mango Lassi is delicious. They also have another location in Marigot Bay, which is right on the water.
This Chinese restaurant has been a staple in St. Lucia for years and is still going!
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Memories of Hong Kong
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This Chinese restaurant has been a staple in St. Lucia for years and is still going!
Popular beach front restaurant on Reduit beach known for casual dining. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner plus happy hour.
Spinnakers Restaurant
Popular beach front restaurant on Reduit beach known for casual dining. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner plus happy hour.
Located inside the Coco Palm hotel and popular with local business people plus island visitors. Tip: we LOVED the corn and spinach sides and the mushroom side too - amazing!!
Ti Bannane Caribbean Bistro & Bar
Located inside the Coco Palm hotel and popular with local business people plus island visitors. Tip: we LOVED the corn and spinach sides and the mushroom side too - amazing!!
Although its an all inclusive resort, they welcome non-hotel guests. Tell security that you’ve come for lunch (or dinner) and they’ll give you a guest pass for the day/evening. For lunch they have a fun beach bar that is literally on the beach. Tip: At the main restaurant ask if they have local juice. Our favorites are golden apple, sour orange and lime.
The Landings St. Lucia
Although its an all inclusive resort, they welcome non-hotel guests. Tell security that you’ve come for lunch (or dinner) and they’ll give you a guest pass for the day/evening. For lunch they have a fun beach bar that is literally on the beach. Tip: At the main restaurant ask if they have local juice. Our favorites are golden apple, sour orange and lime.
A fave for locals and tourists alike. This is where you go for traditional St. Lucian food. TIP: Tip: Ask if they have local juice. Our favorites are golden apple, sour orange and lime.
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Golden Taste Restaurant
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A fave for locals and tourists alike. This is where you go for traditional St. Lucian food. TIP: Tip: Ask if they have local juice. Our favorites are golden apple, sour orange and lime.
Great spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Note: the restaurant is located inside Pigeon Island Nation Park, so you will have to pay a small entrance fee if you go during the day. Delcious meals and nestled right on the water front. Quiet and cozy with ecletic wood furniture and gorgeous art work. Tip: If you love music, go on a Sunday evening for live jazz.
Jambe De Bois Restaurant & Bar
Great spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Note: the restaurant is located inside Pigeon Island Nation Park, so you will have to pay a small entrance fee if you go during the day. Delcious meals and nestled right on the water front. Quiet and cozy with ecletic wood furniture and gorgeous art work. Tip: If you love music, go on a Sunday evening for live jazz.
Located next to Cap Maison hotel in Cap Estate. Stunning views located in a natural cove on the beach. Picturesque place for lunch and hang for the afternoon on the beach. Managed by Cap Maison hotel the beach had great service, food and drinks. Great place to spend the afternoon chillin on the beach, snorkeling, laying under a hut.
Naked Fisherman Restaurant
Located next to Cap Maison hotel in Cap Estate. Stunning views located in a natural cove on the beach. Picturesque place for lunch and hang for the afternoon on the beach. Managed by Cap Maison hotel the beach had great service, food and drinks. Great place to spend the afternoon chillin on the beach, snorkeling, laying under a hut.
If you love fresh fish with no frills, then you must check out this weekly pilgrimage that is DUKES!! Ask your driver to take you to it and have him bring you back home after. Fresh grilled fish (snapper, mahi-mahi, barracuda, red fish, tuna) served with rice and a generous dollop of their magic garlic and onion sauce that is delicious. Grab a beer and sit at the outdoor tables right on the water front. Popular with tourists and locals alike. TIP: Dress code is very casual. Don't miss the Friday night jump up which is one block away.
Dukes Place
If you love fresh fish with no frills, then you must check out this weekly pilgrimage that is DUKES!! Ask your driver to take you to it and have him bring you back home after. Fresh grilled fish (snapper, mahi-mahi, barracuda, red fish, tuna) served with rice and a generous dollop of their magic garlic and onion sauce that is delicious. Grab a beer and sit at the outdoor tables right on the water front. Popular with tourists and locals alike. TIP: Dress code is very casual. Don't miss the Friday night jump up which is one block away.
Enjoy the views of the marina while you have your morning breakfast and coffee or afternoon lunch.
La Mesa
Enjoy the views of the marina while you have your morning breakfast and coffee or afternoon lunch.
Great place to spend the day! Although this is an all-inclusive resort, you are allowed to spend the day without the need to be a guest of the hotel. Start your day with breakfast, go for lunch, or enjoy dinner in one the five restaurants. We love to go here regularly and love everything about this resort. At the very least, go and enjoy the beautiful beach, lay in the hammock over the water and have a drink at the "96˚ in the Shade" bar.
Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort
Great place to spend the day! Although this is an all-inclusive resort, you are allowed to spend the day without the need to be a guest of the hotel. Start your day with breakfast, go for lunch, or enjoy dinner in one the five restaurants. We love to go here regularly and love everything about this resort. At the very least, go and enjoy the beautiful beach, lay in the hammock over the water and have a drink at the "96˚ in the Shade" bar.
Drinks & Nightlife
Walk through the lobby, bar and interior restaurant and out into the open air table and chair seating area overlooking the water. We sit here and order fresh brick oven pizza. Also has full bar. TIP: There is also an upscale restaurant located on the top floor with beautiful views of the harbor. Tip: the lamb chops are absolutely delicious. Turn right to see the maitre d for the restaurant, or turn left, for the bar and outdoor seating with views of the neighborhood below. Happy hour is after 5pm!
Harbor Club St. Lucia, Curio Collection by Hilton
Walk through the lobby, bar and interior restaurant and out into the open air table and chair seating area overlooking the water. We sit here and order fresh brick oven pizza. Also has full bar. TIP: There is also an upscale restaurant located on the top floor with beautiful views of the harbor. Tip: the lamb chops are absolutely delicious. Turn right to see the maitre d for the restaurant, or turn left, for the bar and outdoor seating with views of the neighborhood below. Happy hour is after 5pm!
This is the place to be on Friday nights. Gros Islet street party is not to be missed, great music, drinks, food, arts and crafts. Don't forget to visit Duke's Place for fish. When you're done eating, take a stroll on the beach and watch the waves crash onto the beach.
Jump Up Street Party
This is the place to be on Friday nights. Gros Islet street party is not to be missed, great music, drinks, food, arts and crafts. Don't forget to visit Duke's Place for fish. When you're done eating, take a stroll on the beach and watch the waves crash onto the beach.
The Boardwalk Bar overlooking Rodney Bay Marina is a great place to socialize with locals and tourist. Plenty of little restaurants and bars to sit back and relax. Enjoy watching sailboats and yachts navigate their way in and out of the marina.
Rodney Bay Marina
The Boardwalk Bar overlooking Rodney Bay Marina is a great place to socialize with locals and tourist. Plenty of little restaurants and bars to sit back and relax. Enjoy watching sailboats and yachts navigate their way in and out of the marina.
Sports and Activities
This is where all the best cricket action happens in St. Lucia. If you're on island for the games, we are a short drive to the stadium.
Beausejour Stadium
This is where all the best cricket action happens in St. Lucia. If you're on island for the games, we are a short drive to the stadium.
The Reef Kitesurfing and Windsurfing School is located on Sandy Beach near to the town of Vieux Fort. The bay is a dream for both kite surfers and windsurfers. There are several bars and restaurants you can enjoy after a day of fun filled activities.
The Reef Kitesurfing School
The Reef Kitesurfing and Windsurfing School is located on Sandy Beach near to the town of Vieux Fort. The bay is a dream for both kite surfers and windsurfers. There are several bars and restaurants you can enjoy after a day of fun filled activities.
Experience exhilaration zip-lining at the TreeTop Adventure Park. They offer jeep safari, zip-lining and waterfall hike. They have 12 of the longest, fastest and highest lines found anywhere in the Caribbean.
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Treetop Adventure Park
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Experience exhilaration zip-lining at the TreeTop Adventure Park. They offer jeep safari, zip-lining and waterfall hike. They have 12 of the longest, fastest and highest lines found anywhere in the Caribbean.
Wether you are looking for a full day tour, half day tour, sunset cruise, or private tour. Carnival Sailing offers one of the best experiences to see the island.
Carnival Sailing Limited
Wether you are looking for a full day tour, half day tour, sunset cruise, or private tour. Carnival Sailing offers one of the best experiences to see the island.
Hiring a private charter is the best way to experience St. Lucia in luxury. You will not be bound by schedules or bothered by other guest, as you travel in and out of secluded beaches. Enjoy privacy and comfort, as you explore St. Lucia's expansive banana plantations, picturesque hamlets and beautiful harbors reminiscent of an older Caribbean.
The Moorings St. Lucia
Hiring a private charter is the best way to experience St. Lucia in luxury. You will not be bound by schedules or bothered by other guest, as you travel in and out of secluded beaches. Enjoy privacy and comfort, as you explore St. Lucia's expansive banana plantations, picturesque hamlets and beautiful harbors reminiscent of an older Caribbean.
The Anse Chastanet reef has been recognized as one of the best snorkeling and beach diving locations in the Caribbean. Take guided snorkeling trips, or venture out on your own. The reef is a favorite of professional underwater photographers and videographers. When you're done exploring like Jacque Cousteau, make sure you stop into Anse Chastanet Hotel restaurant for some great food and drinks.
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Anse Chastanet Beach
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The Anse Chastanet reef has been recognized as one of the best snorkeling and beach diving locations in the Caribbean. Take guided snorkeling trips, or venture out on your own. The reef is a favorite of professional underwater photographers and videographers. When you're done exploring like Jacque Cousteau, make sure you stop into Anse Chastanet Hotel restaurant for some great food and drinks.
Adventure
One of St. Lucia's heritage sights. For the adventurous type, make sure to climb to the top of Fort Rodney. This is a historic hilltop fort with old cannons offers a 360-degree view of the island & caribbean sea. After your descent from the Fort, don't forget to stop at The Captain's Cellar Bar and Restaurant. Pigeon Island is also host to the annual Jazz Festival and many other events throughout the year.
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Pigeon Island
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One of St. Lucia's heritage sights. For the adventurous type, make sure to climb to the top of Fort Rodney. This is a historic hilltop fort with old cannons offers a 360-degree view of the island & caribbean sea. After your descent from the Fort, don't forget to stop at The Captain's Cellar Bar and Restaurant. Pigeon Island is also host to the annual Jazz Festival and many other events throughout the year.
Rodney Bay is horseshoe shaped with a man made lagoon. Reduit Beach is the most popular beach on the island, which tourists love for its cleanliness, length, white sands, and clear water. From Marie’s Bar to Spinnakers, or all the way around to Pigeon Island Beach. There’s always a great view to enjoy!
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Reduit Beach
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Rodney Bay is horseshoe shaped with a man made lagoon. Reduit Beach is the most popular beach on the island, which tourists love for its cleanliness, length, white sands, and clear water. From Marie’s Bar to Spinnakers, or all the way around to Pigeon Island Beach. There’s always a great view to enjoy!
The Pitons, St Lucia’s two volcanic mountains, are certainly some of the island’s best features, and a Gros Piton Nature Trail is an experience unlike any other. With a local guide, you will enjoy the beautiful nature and incredible views as you hike your way up to the top of Gros Piton. Hiking Gros piton without a guide is not recommended!! "As you stand at the top of Gros Piton and start to look at the 360 degree view surrounding you, it is as though the entire world takes on a new light. " John Galante
Gros Piton Nature Trail
The Pitons, St Lucia’s two volcanic mountains, are certainly some of the island’s best features, and a Gros Piton Nature Trail is an experience unlike any other. With a local guide, you will enjoy the beautiful nature and incredible views as you hike your way up to the top of Gros Piton. Hiking Gros piton without a guide is not recommended!! "As you stand at the top of Gros Piton and start to look at the 360 degree view surrounding you, it is as though the entire world takes on a new light. " John Galante
Essentials
Massy Gourmet has all the grocery brands you are familiar with from home. They have a wide selection of foods that you will not find in other Massy grocery stores on the island. Fortunately, we are a 2 minute ride by car. Note: We also have another Massy Grocery that's even closer to the house when you just need the basics.
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Massy Stores
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Massy Gourmet has all the grocery brands you are familiar with from home. They have a wide selection of foods that you will not find in other Massy grocery stores on the island. Fortunately, we are a 2 minute ride by car. Note: We also have another Massy Grocery that's even closer to the house when you just need the basics.
Shopping
Here you will find over 50 stores and restaurants spread across two floors. There's even a casino, bank, Massy Gourmet supermarket and multi-story car park. The Mall is open seven days a week and is located at the entrance to Rodney Bay Village.
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Baywalk Shopping Mall
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Here you will find over 50 stores and restaurants spread across two floors. There's even a casino, bank, Massy Gourmet supermarket and multi-story car park. The Mall is open seven days a week and is located at the entrance to Rodney Bay Village.