Activities in Castries

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As the capital city and the center of transportation on St. Lucia, Castries is alight with activity.  This is a great destination for visitors who crave variety in their activities.

For starters, the duty-free shopping will earn you discounted rates on luxury goods, many resorts offer spa treatments to their guests, and more than one golf course is within easy access.  Active adventurers, meanwhile, can make plans for fishing, diving, or snorkeling excursions, and sightseeing garners glimpses of more than a handful of important cultural landmarks. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

Motorcycles, bicycles, and scooters are all avaliable for those looking for a scenic ride along the beautiful coast.

If you are intrigued by the idea of feeling the wind in your hair, there are several rental agencies that can help make it happen. Anyone needing to obtain more information about this topic can do so by following this link.


Eastern Caribbean Diving

Castries is a popular dive spot for fans of drift diving. Letting the current guide you around gives you a relaxing tour of the underwater world.

There are several dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. Follow this link to check out our page dedicated to diving opportunities in this area.


Castries is known as being home to some of the most popular sport fish in the sea; include dorado, wahoo, and the famous marlin.

If there are some experienced anglers vacationing with you, they're in luck -- there are 5 charter fishing services in this area. To learn about more deep sea fishing in this area, visit this page.


St. Lucia Golf

Like to golf? There are two area golf courses. The courses are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. For a detailed guide to the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more all you have to do is click on the course name. Click here to view our page dedicated to golf throughout St. Lucia.

Sailing and Boating

More information concerning area firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be seen here:

Boating Opportunities In Castries
Name Phone Location
Barefoot Holidays (758) 450-0507 Downtown Castries
Carnival Sailing (758) 452-5586 Bisse
Hackshaw's Boat Charters (758) 453-0553 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Castries
Herod's Island Tours (758) 716-6540 Downtown Castries
Pursuit Boat Trips (758) 584-6392 Downtown Castries

If you want to read about marinas and charter operators go to this article.


If there are some avid shoppers vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that more than 71 retail stores are located in this area. To reach our complete guide to shopping in and around Castries, use this link.


Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Many visitors spend at least a day soaking in the sights and sounds of Castries. Sights of interest to visitors include 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. If you enjoy nature, you might enjoy visiting the area's waterfalls, outdoor park, and botanical garden. Follow this link to see our page about area sightseeing and attractions.

Glance through the following table for more information about a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Castries
Name Type Phone Location
Copains Copines Tour Operators Travel and Tour Operators (758) 450-1278 Bisse
Cox Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (758) 456-5003 Bisse
Fletcher's Touring Service Travel and Tour Operators (758) 452-2516 Bisse
Rainforest Adventures Excursions and Sightseeing Service (758) 458-5151 Chassin, 3.4 mi. Southeast of Central Castries
Taxi & Tours in Castries Travel and Tour Operators (758) 715-1881 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Castries


If exploring a watery world sounds fun you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Castries. To navigate to our complete guide to local snorkeling opportunities, follow this link.


Going to a spa could be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you might be happy to learn there are several in this area. You can obtain more information concerning this topic can do so here.


Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa

If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. Included is the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Castries
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa 1.3 mi. West of Central Castries 2 check
Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia Choc, 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Castries 2 check
St. James's Club Morgan Bay 2.5 mi. Northeast of Central Castries 4 check check
Rendezvous Hotel 1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Castries 2 check check

For instance, Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Information about some other activities are listed right below.

Other Activities In Castries
Name Type Phone Location
Dive Fair Helen Snorkeling Tour Operator (758) 451-7716 Downtown Castries
Heaven Spa & Fitness Centre Fitness Centers and Instructors (758) 456-5700 Bisse
Hoofprint Horse Riding Ranch Horseback Riding Site (758) 451-4596 Bisse
Laborde's Gym Fitness Centers and Instructors (758) 452-2788 0.6 mi. West of Downtown Castries
Mango Moon Total Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (758) 453-1934 Bisse

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