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Five brilliant beaches in St Lucia, from secluded bays to weekend parties

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Five brilliant beaches in St Lucia, from secluded bays to weekend parties
Reduit Beach has more than a mile of fine golden sand, with lovely views across the bay to double humped Pigeon Island

St Lucia has a great variety of beaches, with the colour of the sand ranging from golden in the north to silvery black in the volcanic south west. On the more sheltered west coast, the strands are usually lapped by the Caribbean Sea, while on the exposed and often breezy east coast they are pummelled by Atlantic breakers. And while some beaches are lively, with bars and and array of watersports on offer, lots are tranquil and unspoiled affairs, backed by hillsides draped in jungly undergrowth. Here's a selection of the best.

Expert guide to St Lucia

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Reduit Beach

By most measurements the best, and certainly busiest, beach on the island: more than a mile of fine golden sand, with lovely views across the bay to double...

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  • Ladera

    Soufriere, Saint Lucia

    9Telegraph expert rating

    This is one of the world's most exceptional places to stay. Relax in beautifully crafted wooden s...

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  • Sugar Beach

    Soufriere, Saint Lucia

    9Telegraph expert rating

    Nestled between St Lucia's landmark Pitons on a former sugar plantation, this luxurious hotel occ...

    From £369

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  • Anse Chastanet Resort

    Soufriere, Saint Lucia

    8Telegraph expert rating

    Cocooned from the outside world within a vast jungly estate, this hotel appeals especially to esc...

    From £219

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