About St Lucia Beach

The gorgeous golden sands of St Lucia Beach stretch as far as the eye can see in both directions.

This subtropical beach experiences around 300 days of sunshine a year. Not only that, the Indian Ocean is pleasantly warm. Take care when swimming here though as there are rip currents and it is advisable to stay close to shore and avoid rough surf.

Heading north on the landward side of the estuary is the beginning of the highest coastal dunes in the world – it’s impressive. To the south is a pleasant stroll to the estuary of the Imfolozi River. Shore-based fishing is very popular along this stretch, mostly for shad.

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Reviews for St Lucia Beach

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Julie Bayes
08 April 2015

Awesome - weather wasn't great but it is a very nice beach.

Peter Reyneke
06 January 2015

Very good except dirty (litter) after New Year's Day.

Peter Reyneke
06 January 2015

Very good except dirty (litter) after new years day....

babsie Labuschagne
28 September 2014

Clean open beach.

Lizelle le Roux
01 September 2014


Corne Bornman
06 July 2014

Nice waves, not too cold. People fishing everywhere

Tamlyn McCormick
09 May 2014

Cleanest beaches I have ever experienced

Lize Van Heerden
15 March 2011

Home is where the heart is. Always the best place to be!

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St Lucia Beach Map

St Lucia Beach is 1.6km from the centre of St Lucia , the nearest airport 111km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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