St Lucia holidays

St Lucia holidays

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Embark on a journey to the enchanting haven of St Lucia, nestled in the eastern Caribbean Sea, where sun-kissed beaches and swaying coconut trees await your arrival. Renowned as one of the most picturesque islands in the Caribbean, St Lucia promises a rejuvenating retreat for travellers seeking blissful escapes.

Whether you're planning a family getaway or a romantic rendezvous, St Lucia offers an array of hotels, from family-friendly resorts to intimate hideaways perfect for couples. Everywhere you go on the island, you'll be greeted with warmth and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, including the cherished hidden coves that dot its coastline.

For those craving adventure, St Lucia doesn't disappoint. Explore towering volcanoes, verdant rainforests teeming with wildlife, and cascading waterfalls that beckon the intrepid explorer in you.

Discover St Lucia's Splendors:

Beaches: Lose yourself in the allure of St Lucia's pristine beaches and secluded coves, where azure waters and powdery sands provide the perfect backdrop for days of relaxation and sun-soaked bliss.

Unleash Your Wanderlust: From hiking trails that lead to panoramic vistas to snorkelling adventures in vibrant coral reefs, St Lucia offers a plethora of activities to suit every traveller's taste.

Indulge in Luxury: Treat yourself to indulgent spa experiences, gourmet dining, and sunset cruises that capture the essence of romance and luxury on this captivating island.

Map of St Lucia

30 ℃

Scorching highs between December and April.

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8-9 hours

Hewanorra International Airport (UVF).

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Couples: Dive into the romance of St Lucia as you explore its hidden coves nestled along the coastline, offering secluded retreats where you can unwind amidst stunning natural beauty. For a delightful adventure together, don't miss the chance to snorkel among the luminous coral reefs of Anse Chastanet.

Families: Create unforgettable memories with your loved ones on the sun-drenched beaches of St Lucia, where the kids can frolic in the sand and enjoy thrilling experiences like visiting the world's only drive-in volcano. Make sure to include a trip to Pigeon Island, once a pirate hideout, now transformed into a captivating national park.

Explorers: Conquer the iconic Pitons, St Lucia's towering volcanic peaks, and embark on an exhilarating hike to soak in breathtaking vistas from their summits. This extraordinary adventure promises an unparalleled experience that will leave you awe-inspired.

Fast facts for St Lucia

Language: English.

Currency: East Caribbean dollar (EC$).

Local time: St Lucia is 4 hours behind GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Hewanorra International Airport. Transfer time to St Lucia resorts are between 1 hour and 90 minutes.

Flight time from the UK: The flight time to St Lucia is 8–9 hours.

Tourist information: Find out more about holidays in St Lucia by visiting

Visa / health: Before your St Lucia holidays, head to for health and visa recommendations and advice. 

Getting around St Lucia

By taxi: Leave the driving to experienced taxi drivers who can provide guided tours of the island for a flat fee, ensuring a hassle-free exploration.

By minibus: Immerse yourself in the local culture and scenery by opting for minibuses, offering an authentic travel experience while connecting rural areas with urban centres like Castries. These affordable rides provide opportunities to interact with locals and discover hidden gems along the way.

Events in St Lucia

Jazz / Arts Festival: Delight in the rhythms and melodies of world-class jazz at St Lucia's renowned Jazz / Arts Festival, held annually in April or May. Drawing music enthusiasts from around the globe, this ten-day extravaganza showcases top jazz artists against the stunning backdrop of Pigeon Island. With past performances by legends like Luther Vandross, Rihanna, and Elton John, the festival promises an electrifying atmosphere and unforgettable memories.

St Lucia Carnival: Dive into the exhilarating festivities of St Lucia Carnival, igniting the streets of Castries Town from June to mid-July. Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of colours and sounds as vibrant street parades and dazzling neon costumes fill the air with excitement. Don't miss the pulsating rhythms of traditional steel bands, adding to the infectious energy of this cultural celebration.

St Lucia weather

Temperatures: Bask in the balmy temperatures of St Lucia, reaching delightful highs in the low-30s (°C), perfect for indulging in outdoor adventures and beach relaxation.

Best time to visit St Lucia: Plan your St Lucia holiday escape between December and April to experience the epitome of beach weather. During these months, the island boasts sunny skies and ideal conditions for soaking up the sun and exploring its natural wonders.

Year-Round Paradise: With its tropical climate, St Lucia welcomes visitors year-round with warm sunshine and refreshing trade winds that keep temperatures pleasant, even during the peak of summer. While occasional rainfall is common from June to November, rest assured that major storms are rare, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for travellers.

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