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.
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.
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.
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.
More information concerning area firms that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be seen here:
|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.
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.
|Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 450-1278||Bisse|
|Cox Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 456-5003||Bisse|
|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.
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.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa||1.3 mi. West of Central Castries||2|
|Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia||Choc, 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Castries||2|
|St. James's Club Morgan Bay||2.5 mi. Northeast of Central Castries||4|
|Rendezvous Hotel||1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Castries||2|
For instance, Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
Information about some other activities are listed right below.
|Dive Fair Helen||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(758) 451-7716||Downtown Castries|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 456-5700||Bisse|
|Horseback Riding Site||(758) 451-4596||Bisse|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 452-2788||0.6 mi. West of Downtown Castries|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 453-1934||Bisse|
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