One of the most popular destinations in St. Lucia, Rodney Bay Village is the undisputed entertainment, dining, and shopping capital of the island. Featuring two of St. Lucia’s largest shopping malls, the island’s only casino, and a bustling array of international and local bars, restaurants, and cafes, Rodney Bay Village is high on any visitor’s list of must-dos in St. Lucia. With three hotels and resorts situated in and within walking distance of Rodney Bay Village, Bay Gardens Resorts makes it easy to experience it all.
Rodney Bay Village Dining
Experience St. Lucia’s culinary diversity with authentic island fare, Caribbean-fusion cuisine, and locally-inspired international flavours at the eclectic restaurants in Rodney Bay Village.
Beaches at Rodney Bay
The crystalline Caribbean waters of Rodney Bay coupled with its long stretches of soft white sand have the makings of St. Lucia’s best beach, which many believe is Reduit Beach. Easily accessible from all Bay Gardens Resorts, including Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa which is located on the beachfront, Reduit Beach is not just an ideal island destination by day; stroll along the beachfront at dusk for exquisite, unmatched Caribbean sunsets.
Nightlife & Entertainment in Rodney Bay Village
To experience real St. Lucian nightlife, there’s no better place to explore than Rodney Bay Village. Restaurants, bars, and clubs offer regular entertainment nightly with live bands, DJs, and Karaoke, while Treasure Bay Casino, St. Lucia’s only casino, delights with Vegas-style gaming. On Friday nights, St. Lucia’s legendary Friday Night Street Party or ‘Jump Up’ attracts large crowds of locals and visitors alike. Best of all, Bay Gardens Resorts and hotels are within walking distance of all the excitement at Rodney Bay Village!
Shopping & Malls in Rodney Bay Village
Hoof malls, retail stores, and local shops, Rodney Bay Village offers the best shopping in all of St. Lucia. Spend a day at the island’s two largest shopping centres, Baywalk Mall and JQ Rome to a varied selection dney Bay Mall, both conveniently located minutes away in Rodney Bay Village.
One of the popular attractions when visiting the northern part of the island is the Rodney Bay Marina. As a centre for yachting and sport fishing, it is the most southern Caribbean Marina operated by IGY Marinas. Ideally located in the island’s entertainment capital, it is only a short distance from pristine beaches, stunning scenery, luxurious hotels and tourist hotspots, and is neatly nestled in a well-protected inner lagoon that ensures security and safety for berthing. The 5 Gold Anchor awarded marina was constructed in 1985 and was acquired by IGY in 2007 which led to the rebuilding of the docks and boatyard.
Being voted one of the best marinas in the region, it is a premiere destination for hosting mega-yachts and cruisers and the final landing for the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC). This 200-boat sailing regatta for cruisers, which is marked with numerous entertainment and events, attracts up to 270 boats undertaking grueling sailing challenges from the Canary Islands across the Atlantic to the marina annually. With well-maintained docks, it is designed and engineered to serve as a haven, offering as many as 221 slips, 32 mega yacht berths with a maximum length of 200 feet and a 13 feet draft.
As an official port of entry, Rodney Bay Marina is known for its experienced on-site customs agents, high-speed fueling, a 200-berth capacity and an adjacent 4.5-acre boatyard with its ability to maintain vessels of up to 75 tons. It also features bars, shops, a pool, restroom and shower facilities, laundry services, banking services with provisioning and duty-free stores. It is only a short distance to a variety of relaxing restaurants, the newly enhanced Bay Walk and Rodney Bay shopping malls, an 18-hole golf course, the Pigeon Island National Landmark as well as a local heliport approximately 20-minute driving distance away in Castries.
From the smallest fishing boats, sailing vessels to the most massive globetrotting yachts, Rodney Bay Marina welcomes and creates memorable experiences on the water.