Latitude 13° 72′ N / Longitude 61° 95′ W
This official port of entry offers a quiet, laid-back and authentically local venue for St Lucia yachting. Anchorages are off the town’s big ship dock, where Customs can be found, or beside the Fisheries Complex.
Located at the southern most point on the island Vieux Fort is home to another World Heritage site, St Lucia’s Maria Islands Nature Reserve. Just a short boat ride from the mainland these small sister isles with white sandy beaches are the keepers of two endemic species and thousands of migratory birds returning here to nest every year between May and August. The Hewanorra International Airport and the National Olympic Stadium are also found right here.
The town offers basic mechanical services, two well-assorted supermarkets/shopping malls and a great selection of fresh fruits, fish and vegetables on the Saturday market. A beautiful white sand beach with windsurfing and kitesurfing stations is located nearby, as well as several restaurants, shops, and attractions.