After taking the rum distillery tour we stopped to spend some time at the beautiful, lush Marigot Bay. The little harbor is known for being the location where the original Dr. Doolittle was filmed! There are hotels and cute little shops along one side with plenty of mega yachts moored up in front of them. If you are interested in staying here to experience that lush environment, I recommend staying at Capella Marigot Bay. We almost stayed here and when we walked by the hotel, I immediately knew we would have loved it. The hotel is tiered up the side of the bay so that anywhere you are there is a great view. There is also a stunning infinity pool and plenty of places to catch some sun. We really wanted to have dinner at the Rainforest Hideaway & stay for the live music. We even had reservations but they were for the day we had a boat tour & the boat broke down causing us to miss our dinner! The restaurant is now closed as a new resort is being built but there are plans to reopen it in 2019 so keep an eye out!

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Marigot Bay Dr. Doolittle Cafe in St Lucia | www.sweetteasweetie.com

The real reason to visit Marigot Bay is to see the Doolittle Cafe. The best part is taking a pontoon boat over to the little island where the movie was filmed, to stop at the Doolittle Cafe. It was full of movie paraphernalia and original shots of the film.

Marigot Bay Dr. Doolittle Cafe in St Lucia | www.sweetteasweetie.comMarigot Bay Dr. Doolittle Cafe in St Lucia | www.sweetteasweetie.comMy favorite piece of movie memorabilia was the piece of the giant pink snail!

Marigot Bay Dr. Doolittle Cafe in St Lucia | www.sweetteasweetie.comThis is a great place to try the St. Lucian national dish of fried saltfish. The fish is boiled in saltwater, wrung out then fried and served with a tartar sauce and what they call green figs (bananas). It is better than it sounds!

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Have you seen the original Dr. Doolittle? Do you recognize this bay?

I am loving these 70 degree days here in the Bay Area. It’s perfect sun dress weather. I take our lil one out for a walk ever day to soak up that sunshine. That being said, it does get stuffy inside. I find myself not wanting to heat up the kitchen so I am reaching […]

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Our first excursion out from the resorts was to go on a Distillery tour.  This was the tour that I was most excited about. It was so much fun getting to see it rum being made at historic distilleries. The St. Lucia Distillery was quite isolated out in the middle of banana plantations. These bananas […]

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A budget friendly resort option on St. Lucia is Rex St. Lucia. It is just down the way from Sandals Grande, so much so that you can often hear the music & the partying going on at Sandals Grande. The beach is the same gorgeous beach. The resort is all inclusive but is smaller with […]

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Today is National Girlfriend’s Day. In honor of that I am sharing the lovely photos of some of my best girlfriends from the morning of my wedding. These girls made the trek from California, across the country to Virginia so that I could get married in the church where 8 generations of women in my […]

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The third Sandals resort on St. Lucia is the biggest and aptly named Sandals Grande. It sits on the Pigeon Island and area called Gros Islet. It unique because it sits on a peninsula so almost all rooms have an ocean view. One side looks onto the main white sand beaches of Rodney Bay while […]

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Did you know that July is Cord Blood Awareness month? Whether to do cord blood banking or not was a big decision for us. One that I spent a lot of hours researching & literally made the final decision on the week we went into the hospital to bring our little man into this world. […]

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Summer picnic time is here! What’s your signature dish? You know, the one that you bring to picnics & BBQ’s that everyone raves about? Mine is the Bacon Cheddar Chive Biscuits with this Broccoli Cauliflower Veggie Salad as a close second. I love those biscuits, but sometimes I like to bring veggies just to be […]

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St. Lucia is home to three Sandals resorts. We stayed at Halcyon, the smallest, boutique style resort. The other two are Sandals La Toc, complete with dramatic cliffs and one of only two golf courses on the island and Sandals Grande, the biggest resort with the most party like atmosphere. While staying at any Sandals, […]

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