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Welcome to Saint Lucia the  #1 destination for weddings & honeymoons, award winning accommodations & the UNESCO Piton Mountains.  Soak up the sun on the crystal-clear beaches during the day and spend your evening tantalizing your taste buds with fine cuisine.  With an incredible diverse environment you can enjoys lots of outdoor activities.   Take a guided hike on the many trails and be sure to look for the national bird “The Saint Lucia Parrot”.   Did you know Saint Lucia has over 20 species of whales & dolphins who can be regularly spotted through out the year.

Marigot Bay

Scuba Diving

Castries Harbor


Tours & Activities

  • ATV’s
  • Horseback riding
  • Canopy tours
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Sailing
  • Diving
  • Bike riding
  • Whale & turtle watching

Natural Wonders

  • Diamond Botanical Gardens (stunning waterfalls)
  • Plantations (Soufriere Estate, Morne Coubaril Estate or Fond Doux Estate) all open to the public
  • Drive in Volcano (south of Soufriere)


Saint Lucia has enormous options for it’s visitors with popular arts & craft products which are produced right on the island.  Check out Soufriere, Castries & Choiseul for their craft market.  A number of shopping outlets are located conveniently near the piers for the cruise ships.

Why visit Saint Lucia

  • The Majestic Piton Mountains 3,000 feet above sea level
  • Over 19,000 acres of rainforest
  • Flavors of the world with a mix of Caribbean, Amerindian, French, Asian & Creole cruisine
  • Romantic retreats with exceptional service
  • Celebrate Saint Lucia heritage with island music & Friday Fish Fries
  • It’s all about the rum!

Travel Essentials

  • Climate- subtropical cooled by trade winds (June-November with tropical showers)
  • Language- The official language is English, but Saint Lucians also speak French Creole.
  • Airports- Hewanorra International Airport & George F. L. Charles Airport
  • Currency- Eastern Caribbean Dollar
  • Electricity- 220 Volts, 20 cycles AC (a few hotels have 110 Volts, 60 cycles). Adaptors are generally available at resorts.
  • Entry Requirements- valid passport from your country for 3 months upon entering. Some countries do require visas:

Saint Lucia Resources


Calendar of Festivals & Events

Visa & Entry Requirements


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