Each island on the Caribbean Sea is a paradise of nature. St Lucia is one of the many Caribbean islands, which is frequented by holidaymakers and honeymooners.
Arriving in St Lucia
You should have a valid passport and a return or onward ticket to enter the island. USA and the Commonwealth countries citizens do not need a visa. St Lucia has two airports. The Hewanorra International Airport receives international flights, whereas the domestic Caribbean and charter flights land at the George FL Charles Airport.
St Lucia like any other Caribbean island has mild winters and warm summers. Winter is the best time to visit the Caribbean islands. Winters are dry, with the average temperature hovering around 27-degree Celsius.
St Lucia Attractions
You can begin your St Lucia trip from Castries, the vibrant capital of the island. Amidst the crowded streets of the town, you will spot a few historic buildings such as the Central Library and the Cathedral of the Immaculate, standing under the shade of a 400-year old samaan tree. The town’s market is a great place to pick up some local handcrafted products.
Most resorts of the St Lucia are located in the northern part of the island. Besides the beaches, this part of the island has some historic sites. The history of the island is preserved in the museum of the Pigeon Island. Pigeon Island is a nature park of the island. Its walking and hiking trails will take you through the wilderness of the island. Fort Rodney and the ruins of an 18th century British fort are located in this park.
The Friday night fish fry barbecue is an attraction of the nearby Anse La Raye fishing village. Fridays nights are also popular for the street parties held in Gros Islet. The secluded beach of Marigot Bay is a popular destination for yachts and cruises. The banana plantations of Cul de Sac, overlooking the Marigot Bay, should also be a part of your St Lucia sojourn.
The Pitons are two extinct volcanoes rising above the sea. These are the most famous landmark of St Lucia. You can scale these lovely peaks or simply watch them while relaxing on the beach. At the foot of the Pitons lies Soufriere, the oldest town of St Lucia. To buy some gingerbread and colorful murals head to the marketplace of this colorful town.