Sugar Beach Resort. Val Des Pitons, Forbidden Beach, La Baie de Silence, Soufriere, St. Lucia.
Coordinates in degrees decimal: N 13.828618, E -61.062409.
Visited in May/June 2017. Photographers: Nigel Thomas and Julie Miller. Cameras: (NT) Olympus Tough TG-870, Pentax WG-II, Sea & Sea 1G with DX1G housing, (SM) Fujifilm Finepix XP90.
Sugar Beach Resort sits at the foot of the Petit Piton on the southwest of St. Lucia. The seafront of the resort comprises of a variety of habitats, including sandy beaches, rocky shores and an area, rich in marine life, within the Marine Reserve. The easiest and safest snorkelling is in the area cordoned off by ropes in the Marine Reserve, to the north of the bay. This has the most variety of marine life and is safe from boating activity. In total, nearly 220 marine species have been recorded in the resort area.
Produced with the support of the resort.