1 Anse Chastanet Road,
Anse Chastanet Resort, Soufriere
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First reviewed by Jade Mountain Hotel
At the south end of the beach is Anse Chastanet’s renowned National Geographic/PADI Five Star DiveResort. Situated in the heart of St. Lucia’s Marine Reserves (SMMA) and founded in 1981, Scuba St.Lucia has established itself as one of the world’s top diving destinations.Perfectly set up for both beach and boat dives, Scuba St. Lucia offers guests gear storage; a wellequipped scuba store; three compressors; rental dive gear and an underwater Photo and Video center.The Anse Chastanet reef starts just 10 yards beyond the water’s edge. The reef’s remarkableecosystem offers an amazing profusion of unusual tropical marine life, in 20 to 140 feet of calm, clearwater. Anse Chastanet Reef makes for an amazing dive day or night. In the shallow areas be sure tokeep your eyes open for peacock flounders, octopus, needle fish and turtles. Or drop down a littledeeper over dense coral growth to see puffers, moray eels, parrot fish, lobsters and even sea horses. Aunique dive site for all abilities and especially good for critter photography.