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Tourist Information with links to official
travel and tourism websites and state
resources for visitors to Saint Lucia.
About St. Lucia
Just because St. Lucia is considered the 'Honeymoon Island',
doesn't mean that single people and unmarried couples can't travel there too.
St. Lucia is to the south of
and north of St Vincent.
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The capital of St. Lucia is in the north-west of the island.
Founded by the French in 1650, Castries came under British control
when the island was ceded to them in 1814.
A good view of the area can be had the nearby hill of Morne Fortune.
Accommodation in Castries
In the south of western St Lucia is a volcanic crater with hot
St. Lucia's rainy season runs from May to August.
Roads link all towns and villages on St Lucia, and the island even has
Arriving in St. Lucia by Air
George F. L. Charles
Formerly known as Vigie Airport, the name was changed to honour the first chief minister,
Sir George Fredrick Lawrence Charles. Located near the capital, Castries, SLU is the ideal
airport for American Eagle, Leeward Island Air Transport (LIAT), BWIA Express, Air
Caraibes, Eagle Air and Carib Aviation to fly between St. Lucia and neighbouring islands
in the eastern Caribbean.
International Airport: (UVF)
St. Lucia's main international airport is in the south of the island (near Vieux-Fort), a
good hour's drive (67km) from Castries, and can handle the wide-bodied jets operating
scheduled services for British Airways, British West Indian Airways (BWIA), Air Canada,
Air Jamaica and Virgin Atlantic. Other airlines such as Air 2000, Miami Air, Trans
Meridian, JMC and Britannia may offer charter services to St. Lucia.
St Lucia Hotel Listings
St. Lucia Tours
Hackshaw's Boat Charters:
The Hackshaw family introduced charter boating to St. Lucia some 60 years ago. Therefore,
they feel confident in claiming unparalleled experience and knowledge of boating around
- St. Lucia:
If you like the outdoors and you want to experience the island of St.Lucia away from the
beaten track, try The Rainforest Experience with Jungle Tours.
St. Lucia Resorts
Ti Kaye Village:
Located in Anse Cochon, on the serene West Coast of St Lucia, this rustic resort has 33
cottages, a restaurant, tropical bar, and fresh water pool - all with a panoramic view of
the Caribbean Sea and its stunning sunsets.
St. Lucia is a paradise, yes, but it is also our home and we do
expect visitors to respect that.
When in the towns and capital city of Castries, please dress
respectably; no swimsuits or bare feet.
Also, remember, there is crime everywhere, even in paradise, so don't
leave your valuables lying around unattended.
An open mind is important too; don't forget that the pace here is much
slower than you're accustomed to.
Tours St Lucia.
St. Lucia has progressed by leaps and bounds over the last few years
as far as quality tours on offer. There are numerous land based and water based tours to
suit everyone's taste.
While some might say to avoid tap water, St.Lucia's tap water is
perfectly safe to drink and best of all it's free compared to bottled water which comes at
a high price!
Phillip of Phillip Tours St Lucia.
St Lucia Guide:
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