Best Tourist Places to Visit in Saint Lucia, America

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Saint Lucia, America

Saint Lucia is an island country situated in the east part of the Caribbean Sea, covers an area of 617 square kilometers (238.23 square miles) and most part of the island is enclosed by mountain region and the highest peak is Mount Gimie measuring up to 950 meters (3,120 feet) above the sea level and capital of the country is Castries. The economy of the country is based on few manufacturing industries, export of banana and tourism and banking industries. Saint Lucia is surrounded by Saint Vincent, Barbados and Martinique and coordinates of Saint Lucia are 13.8833° N, 61.0000° W.


History of Saint Lucia:

Saint Lucia was settled by Arawaks populace around 200-400 CE before the settlement of French. French established their colony on the island in the year 1643 and started to cultivate the land and later sugar plantation was established in the country. In the year 1664, Saint Lucia was taken over by England under the governance of Thomas Warner. In the year 1789, French Revolution consequences numerous slaves freed, but later in the year British tried to capture the island but succeeded in the year 1803 constructed the major port in the country and became a main coaling station.


Places to Visit in Saint Lucia:

Morne Fortune:

Morne Fortune is also called as “Hill of Good Luck” situated at the distance of 3 kilometers from Castries of the city. Morne Fortune was the key battleground during the era of disorder over colonial control of the island.


Maria Islands Nature Reserve:

Maria Islands cover a total area of 12 hectares (30 acres) are home to more than 120 species of plants, lizards, butterflies, and snakes that are supposed to be vanished in other parts of the world. Natural Reserve is located in Vieux Fort.


Diamond Falls & Tropical Gardens:

The superlative Diamond Falls, the buck of the six waterfalls that stumble down the peak of the volcano is the access to one of St. Lucia’s most motivating natural attractions. Fall is located in Soufriere.


Gros Piton Nature Trail:

Gros Piton Nature Trail starts from the society of Fond Gens Libre which means ‘Valley of the Free People’ provides wonderful views of the ocean and the Choiseul Village can be seen to the east. Nature trail is located in Soufriere.


Dereck Walcott Square:

Dereck Walcott Square is situated less than kilometer distance from Castries city is a 400 year old samaan tree shading the Cathedral of the spotless start constructed in the year 1897.

Other Places to visit in Saint Lucia:

  • City Library
  • Government House
  • Fort Charlotte
  • Vigie Beach
  • Malabar Beach
  • Tet Paul Nature Trail
  • Toraille Waterfalls & Gardens
  • Fond Doux Holiday Plantation
  • Enbas Saut Rainforest Trail & Waterfalls
  • Piton Waterfalls
  • New Jerusalem Mineral Baths
  • Rainforest Aerial Tram Adventure
  • Saint Lucia National Trust


Best time to Visit Saint Lucia:

Saint Lucia faces hot and humid climate is sunny all through the year with barely any seasonal differences in temperature. The regular annual temperature is 26° Celsius. Best time to visit Saint Lucia is from December to March.


How to Reach Saint Lucia?

By Air:

There are only two airports in the country by the name Hewanorra International Airport and George F. L. Charles Airport and airports are the prominent airports in the country operates domestic and international flights to destinations like Montreal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson, Miami, London-Gatwick, Port of Spain, Frankfurt, Atlanta, New York, Manchester, Charlotte, Philadelphia and a few other cities.


By Sea:

Castries and Vieux Fort are served by ports in the country and the port caters with domestic and international cruise ships and commercial ships are also operated from the port.


By Road:

Cities and towns in the country are connected through roads and few public buses operating from Castries and Vieux Fort to all the destinations in the country.


Where to Stay in Saint Lucia?

Saint Lucia is home to resorts, small boutique hotels and self-catering villas, condos, and vacation apartments. Hotels range from budget to luxury presenting some high class of luxury services to the tourists seeking lodging facilities in such hotels situated in Saint Lucia. The hotels have all latest facilities and services like free internet connection, doctors on call, airport shuttle and sauna, conference hall for meetings, gym, TV, fitness facilities and many more. List of hotels located in Saint Lucia is:

  • Jade Mountain Resort
  • Fond Doux Holiday Plantation
  • Anse Chastanet Resort
  • Stonefield Estate Resort
  • Sandals La Toc Golf and Spa Resort
  • Sandals Halcyon Beach
  • Discovery at Marigot Bay Hotel
  • Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa
  • Marigot Beach Club and Dive Resort
  • Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort
  • Royal by Rex Resorts
  • Smugglers Cove Resort and Spa

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