The first time I visited the magical Marigot Bay in St. Lucia, I was with my mom on a cruise. We'd done organized excursions in the other ports, but that day we tried our luck with local advice, and hopped in a taxi when we got off the ship.
We asked the taxi driver to take us someplace every visitor should go, but that not everybody knows about. Without having to stop and think, he took us directly to Marigot Bay. You have to take a little boat over to the beach, but that's part of the charm. It feels intimate and separate, even though it's only a few minutes away.
Not only is Marigot Bay pretty and secluded – author James Michener called it "the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean" – but it's also the set of the very famous final scenes in the original 1967 movie "Doctor Dolittle."… Read More
The first time I visited the magical Marigot Bay in St. Lucia, I was with my mom on a cruise. We'd done organized excursions in the other ports, but that day we tried our luck with local advice, and hopped… Read More
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