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St Lucia: Marigot Bay – The most beautiful bay in the Caribbean

20/05/2012

Marigot Bay is located on the western coast of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, 6 km southwest from Castries, the Capital City, and a short distance from the Saint Lucian National Marine Reserve.
It is surrounded on three sides by steep, forested hills.

Marigot bay from above

Marigot bay from above. February 2003 in Anse la Raye, Ansela-Raye, LC. Photo ©haddock (away) Tan Yilmaz.

Marigot Bay is a historic landmark, having been the site of a number of battles between the French and British navies.

Marigot bay rainbow sailboat. No Photoshop! Photo OasisMarigot.http://www.flickr.com/photos/oasismarigot/5618021712/

Marigot bay rainbow sailboat. No Photoshop! Photo OasisMarigot.

The American novelist James A. Michener described Marigot Bay as “The most beautiful bay in the Caribbean.”

Marigot bay sunrise. May 18, 2011 in Incommode, Castries, LC. Photo OasisMarigot. http://www.flickr.com/photos/oasismarigot/5840854956/

Marigot bay sunrise. May 18, 2011 in Incommode, Castries, LC. Photo OasisMarigot.

Marigot bay midnight blue. Emerald Hill Villa on June 29, 2011. Photo OasisMarigot. http://www.flickr.com/photos/oasismarigot/5919449777/

Marigot bay midnight blue. Emerald Hill Villa on June 29, 2011. Photo OasisMarigot.

Marigot bay sunset. Emerald Hill Villa on June 23, 2011. Photo OasisMarigot. http://www.flickr.com/photos/oasismarigot/5863745138/

Marigot bay sunset. Emerald Hill Villa on June 23, 2011. Photo OasisMarigot.

Photos of Discovery at Marigot Bay, Marigot Bay
This photo of Discovery at Marigot Bay is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Photos of Discovery at Marigot Bay, Marigot Bay
This photo of Discovery at Marigot Bay is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Photos of Discovery at Marigot Bay, Marigot Bay
This photo of Discovery at Marigot Bay is courtesy of TripAdvisor

* Marigot Bay pictures

* Soufriere Marine Management Association (SMMA)

* Saint Lucia – ports of entry

* Marigot Bay Hotel

* Marigot Bay Hotel

* Painting Pictures With Words

* Marigot Bay

Saint Lucia /seɪnt ˈluːʃə/ (French: Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.
Part of the Lesser Antilles, it is located north/northeast of the island of Saint Vincent, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique.
It covers a land area of 617 km2 (238.23 sq mi) and has a population of 174,000 (2010).
Its capital is Castries.
Two Nobel laureates, Arthur Lewis, an economist, and Derek Walcott, a poet and playwright, have come from the island. It is the nation with the second most such honorees per capita after the Faroe Islands.

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