Local Area

St Lucia, Simply Beautiful


Rodney Bay Marina is situated in the north of the beautiful island of St Lucia which offers everything you expect in a Caribbean Island.  Rodney Bay offers modern comforts amid a beautiful bay whilst in the south, Soufrière is the heart of a gorgeous region of old plantations, hidden beaches and the UNESCO world heritage of the spectacular Pitons.

The island is dotted with aged fortresses, small villages, and open-air markets, with the sparkling Caribbean Sea on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, it has been a popular destination for sailors and tourists for centuries.  
The tropical climate sees year round temperatures ranging from 70-90°F even during the rainy season, June to November.  The drier period between December and May is when this beautiful island attracts majority of its visitors with clear blue skies and still waters. 

St. Lucia is truly an island paradise! With a virtually limitless range of activities, services and amenities all offered at Rodney Bay Marina and its surrounding areas; your ultimate yachting lifestyle can be realized in St. Lucia.

Things to see and do


Various charters and land-based tours can all be arranged by one of our marina-based travel agencies. We have deep sea fishing and whale-watching safaris, sailboat sightseeing and skippered yacht day trips. 

Recognised as the best beach on St. Lucia, Reduit Beach, conveniently located behind the marina featuring a mile long stretch of white sand, palm trees and crystal blue waters.

If you have time it is worth joining a seafaring excursion, either to the Pitons maybe by joining a fun party catamaran to Soufrière, or relax on a sunset cruise, alternatively a swimming, snorkelling, or SCUBA diving trip.

Tour companies and travel agencies located at Rodney Bay Marina offer a wide variety of opportunities to horse ride along the beach, hike the Pitons, birdwatch, take part in the fun rainforest adventures or just explore St. Lucia's outstanding natural attractions, maybe by a helicopter tour; St. Lucia has it all.

Just minutes from Rodney Bay Marina is the St Lucia Golf Resort and Country Club.  This 18 hole, 6,685 yards par-71 undulating course has it all: occasional strong winds, numerous water hazards and fast greens, with the conveniences of a pro shop, full driving range, golf carts, drinks cart and Callaway rental clubs/shoes. 

Annual Marina Events


Rodney Bay Marina is pleased to be home to several first-rate events.  

August
The Mercury Beach Event is hosted by the French-Caribbean nationals from Martinique and Guadeloupe.  Vessels all come together at Pidgeon Point for an annual major beach party, sponsored by Mercury Engines.  

October

The International St Lucia Bill Fish Tournament is organised by the St Lucia Game Fishing Association sees anglers from across the Caribbean come together in this popular tournament in a battle for the prize catch.

December
The arrival of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), a challenging sailing event that begins in Spain’s Canary Islands and terminates at St. Lucia’s Rodney Bay Marina.  This exciting 2,700 nautical mile voyage is undertaken by more than 230 vessels and 1,200 people each year.

Local Events


St Lucia has many festivals and events which occur throughout the year, these can be accessed using the link:

http://stlucianow.com/events

May
This is when the annual St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival takes place, consistently rated the premiere jazz festival in the Caribbean and one of the top five worldwide. 

July
St Lucia Carnival is very popular and takes over the island during a week in mid July.  The locals celebrate music and dance wearing bright costumes as they parade through the streets, the main parade dances its way through the capital Castries. Many visitors attend from the local islands as this has become such a popular event.

November
The St Lucian Triathlon, this takes place around Pidgeon Island and is becoming increasingly popular each year.

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