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St. Lucia beaches are a dime a dozen, but none are quite as loved (by travelers and locals alike) as Reduit. The expansive shoreline, glorious sunsets and close proximity to the bars, restaurants and shops of Rodney Bay make for an easygoing beach experience. Adjacent to the Rodney Bay Marina, Reduit is also a great place to try water sports like windsurfing and waterskiing (though several recent visitors said the Jet Ski rental was a scam). What this beach is not ideal for, however, is honeymooners. As the most popular shore on St. Lucia, it goes without saying that this isn't the spot for a romantic rendezvous.
Recent visitors loved Reduit Beach's cleanliness, white sands and clear water. The most common gripe among travelers was the daily onslaught of cruise ship crowds; visit in the morning or evening to avoid the afternoon rush. Some travelers also complained of pushy vendors that troll the shore, adding that a respectful decline can go a long way.
You'll find Reduit (pronounced "red-wee") tucked away on the island's northwest side; Pigeon Island National Landmark is visible from its shores. The beach is free to access 24/7, though it's best avoided at night. If your resort or hotel does not offer shuttle transportation to the beach, it's best reached by car or taxi.
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