Volcanic St Lucia is characterised by mountains and thick forest, but also boasts great beaches, upscale hotels, and towns buzzing with Caribbean food and music.
The island, situated between Martinique and St Vincent and the Grenadines, is a staple for couples and honeymooners. But St Lucia is as good for adventure as peace and relaxation, with strong hiking, wildlife watching, diving and sailing offerings.
On this page you’ll find some of Travel Weekly’s best features about St Lucia, plus information from elsewhere on the web. You can also find out more about our sponsor Elite Island Resorts’ all-inclusive resorts in St Lucia.
St Lucia on Travel Weekly
- Weddings and honeymoons abroad: Travel Weekly guide
- The best adult-only holidays
- Caribbean hotels and resorts: Celebrity hangouts
- Caribbean: five of the best dive sites
- Golf holidays: five up-and-coming destinations
- Diving holidays: 20 selling tips for travel agents
- Why cruise is best for Caribbean holidays
- Caribbean: all-inclusive resorts update
St Lucia on the web
- St Lucia’s moment [Concierge.com]
- St Lucia: Away from the beach [The Telegraph]
- Husband, we’re going to St Lucia [The Times]
Latest St Lucia news
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Travel fact file
- Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
- Climate: St Lucia has a tropical climate and an average annual temperature of 27°C / 80°F. Driest months are January – March. Hurricane season runs from June – November
- Airports: Hewanorra International Airport (UVF); George F. L. Charles Airport (SLU)
St Lucia photos from flickr.com
Featured resort: Windjammer Landing Resort
Situated on the Northwest point of St. Lucia, this tropical 56 acre resort offers an exotic Caribbean holiday for families, honeymooners and couples.
The newest addition to the Windjammer Landing accommodation is the Anthurium Lily and Hibiscus suites. The Anthurium Lily suites are designed for romance and are ideal for couples. Featuring separate living area, four-poster king size beds and Romeo & Juliette balconies with partial ocean views with private terraces.One or Two Bedroom Hibiscus Suites are an oasis of tropical elegance, located close to the beach and within reach of all the amenities. These villas have a wet bar, comfortable living area and private terrace with jacuzzi.
Children are well looked after at the resort; the Jacquot Fun Club for children, babysitting and nanny services and a superb Teen Program are offered.From the beautiful white sand beach, a wide choice of complimentary water sports are available including Windsurfing, kayaking and banana boat rides. The hotel has two Astroturf tennis courts and a gym is located right on the beach.
Casual dining or elegant cuisine, there’s a variety of restaurants; the signature restaurant ‘Dragonfly’ a fusion of Caribbean, European and Asian cuisine, ‘Jammer’s Beach Bar & Grill’ offering International cuisine or the casual Papa Don’s an Italian and Greek inspired eatery.
In-villa dining provides an opportunity for one of the hotel’s chefs to prepare a gourmet feast in the comfort of the spacious villa.At the Serenity Spa, a wide range of treatments and product are offered including international acclaimed Phytomer skin care.
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