WELCOME TO ST.LUCIA
Welcome to Saint Lucia, Fairest isle of all the earth! A sensorial experience that will feed your spirit with flavours gathered from the earth, the sea, and the people. Born of Volcanic origin, the island of Saint Lucia offers a burst of natural splendour with every turn. She whispers a constellation of emotions spicing up each day with mysterious flavours and will colour your mind with a palette full of soul. Easily accessible, with two airports, both specializing in ground services for private jets, Saint Lucia is the perfect destination. Whether you are an adventure seeker, an environmentalist, a dive enthusiast, a yogi, or in need of a private getaway, St. Lucia will inspire your stories and fill them with joy.
The giant, inflatable open-water Splash Island Water Park beckons visitors to swim out to the giant structures and enjoy this aquatic playground. With slides, obstacle courses, climbing walls, and plenty of other delights, there is no doubt you’ll easily play the day away. And thanks to a vigilant trained lifeguarding staff, you’ll be worry free as you enjoy the water and sun.
Located near Soufriere Estate, the Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens welcomes those who want to quick escape into a tropical wonderland without the arduous hike. You can visit the waterfalls, take a dip in the healing mineral spas, and stroll through the botanical gardens. With colors you almost couldn’t imagine growing from the ground, you will be mesmerized by the beauty all around you.
The nightlife scene in St. Lucia is more about enjoying the end of the day rather than dancing your heart out to loud music in a dark room. You can find a cozy corner of a local bar or cocktail lounge, relax with friends and family, and reminisce on your day in paradise.
Cricket and futbol are the most popular sports on the island, however, tennis is quickly growing in popularity as well. While St. Lucia rarely sends players to compete with other teams, the friendly local rivalries are fun to immerse yourself in.
While St. Lucia is a small island with a smaller population, the island still enjoys celebrating when the time calls for it. With a major festival or event happening almost every month, you are sure to find yourself in the middle of a music festival, street party, or holiday celebration. Some popular ones include the Roots & Soul Musical Festival in late August and the Festival of Lights and Renewal in December.
With one international airport receiving flights from dozens of international destinations, flying to St. Lucia is easier than you’d expect. With dozens of flights from around North America, Europe, and South America, you will not have any difficulty getting to this tropical paradise.
Instead of dealing with the flights to St. Lucia, you can enjoy the leisurely life aboard a cruise as you coast through the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean.
Once you make it to the tropical paradise of St. Lucia, you might want to guide yourself around the island with a rental car. If you feel like travelling around the islands like a local, you can jump aboard one of the minivans that operate as a bus in the local communities.
For those who want to experience a slightly more isolated section of the island, you can head to Pigeon Island National Park. At the northern reaches of St. Lucia, Pigeon Island is home to Fort Rodney, an old military outpost. You will also be able to enjoy several brisk hikes around the park as you get to gaze out at dramatic overlooks both toward the sea and back toward the main part of St. Lucia.
You can immerse yourself in the black water pool baths of Sulphur Springs. Warmed by the volcanic elements of the island, these mud baths are a fun and memorable way to enjoy some unique quirks of nature. You can even take a tour of the mud baths and learn more about the geological events that cause the volcano to invert in on itself and create this bizarre formation.
Sir George Charles: St. Lucia’s first Chief Minister, he worked primarily to acquire universal suffrage for all in St. Lucia.
Sir John Compton: Compton became the first Premier when St. Lucia gained Associated Statehood. He then helped lead St. Lucia to independence in 1974 and then became the first Prime Minister of St. Lucia.
Lovers of aquatic animals will enjoy a whale and dolphin watching tour. Operated out of Castries, these tours are four hours long and are filled with fun and plenty of new information. The waters of St. Lucia often see 25 different varieties of whales and dolphins throughout the year, so you are almost guaranteed to see some friendly marine mammals while you’re out and about.
For those who prefer dry land, but aren’t afraid of heights, the Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram Tour is a great way to spend the day. You’ll be in your own open-air gondola as you glide through the canopy with an experienced, and informational, tour guide. You’ll get to see the tropical beauty of St. Lucia from an entirely different perspective.
The multi-national nonprofit group Food for the Poor operates in St. Lucia to provide those in need with essential goods after natural disasters. Food for the Poor also works within the communities to establish self-efficiency practices, such as beekeeping.
The Saint Lucia National Trust works hard to protect and preserve the environmental and cultural gems and highlights of the country. In order to guarantee that visitors continue to come to the island, those preservation measures must be taken. Any donation to help the Saint Lucia National Trust continue their work is working for the future.