Named after the Count d’ Ennery, Governor General of the French Windward Islands (1766-1770), Dennery is a both a Quarter and a town on the windward (east) coast of the St. Lucia.
Much of Dennery is in the Mabouya Valley which includes Derniere Riviere, Gadette, Grand Riviere, Grand Ravine, Au Leon, Despinoze, La Ressource, and Richfond.
Fishing, and farming of lima beans, bananas, and other tropical fruit are the main economic activities in the Dennery Quarter.
The town of Dennery was once known as Anse Canot, named for the canoes or gommiers, the name of the trees from which the hulls were carved. There is still a place at Dennery called Anse Canot.
Behind Dennery, a wide valley that the stretches back to the forest was known as the Grand Mabouya.
Sault Falls: Also known as Errard Falls and Dennery Falls, Sault Falls is one of the most scenic waterfalls in St. Lucia, the water cascades from a rounded cliff from a height of 15-20m.
Dennery Fish Fiesta – starting around 4 o’clock every Saturday afternoon, the Fish Fiesta offers great food, entertainment and an outdoor street party atmosphere that doesn’t until 2 o’clock in the morning.
Treetop Adventure Park: Set on 35-acres deep in St. Lucia’s rainforest, popular activities in the adventure park include the exhilarating zip line course, biking and hiking trails.