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 thinking about exploring a new environment with the wind in your face, there are a few rental agencies that can help make it happen. Click here to find our page regarding bike and scooter rentals.


Castries 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.

You'll find several dive services and a small number of dive sites to choose from. To read a more detailed discussion of scuba diving in this area go to this page.


Captain Mike's

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

Fishing is popular in this area, as suggested by the existence of 5 charter operators in this area. To read our detailed page about deep sea fishing, follow this link.


St. Lucia Golf

Want to play some golf on vacation? There are a couple of golf courses in this area. The courses are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. Just click on the course name to get additional information concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more. In addition, you can take advantage of this article if you want to discover more facts regarding golfing throughout St. Lucia.

Sailing and Boating

Hackshaw's Boat Charters

More details concerning firms that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be found in the table below.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Castries
Name Phone Location
Barefoot Holidays (758) 450-0507 Downtown Castries
Binti Charters (758) 519-0233 Marigot Bay, 3.8 mi. South West of Central Castries
Carnival Sailing (758) 452-5586 Bisse
Hackshaw's Boat Charters (758) 453-0553 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Castries
Israel King Water Taxi (758) 717-3301 5.4 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
Julian Boat Tours (758) 519-8586 Choc, 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
Pursuit Boat Trips (758) 584-6392 Downtown Castries
Saluna Watersports Boat Tours (758) 727-0009 5.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castries
Typhoon Tours (758) 284-7575 5.4 mi. Northeast of Central Castries

If you want to read about charter operators and marinas visit this page.


If there are some avid shoppers traveling with you, they might want to know that there are more than 71 retail stores to browse in this area. To navigate to our complete page about shopping in Castries and nearby, go to this article.


Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

You should plan on spending a day experiencing the culture, sounds and sights of Castries. The area's sights include 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Visitors who like being outside might enjoy the area's waterfalls, outdoor park, and botanical garden. Click to read our page concerning area sightseeing and attractions.

Information concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be seen here:

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


Taxi & Tours in Castries

If you enjoy snorkeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Castries. For more in formation concerning snorkeling opportunities, check out this page.


Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to know there are a few in this area. For a more detailed look at places to relax in this area check out this page.


Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia

If you like playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Castries
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia Choc, 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Castries 2 check
Windjammer Landing La Brelotte Bay, 3.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castries 2 check check
Royal by Rex Resorts St. Lucia 5.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castries 2 check

For example, Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Information about a few other activities are shown below.

Other Activities In And Around Castries
Name Type Phone Location
Aquatic Center Watersports Operator -- 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central 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
Megaplex 8 Movie Theater -- 2.2 mi. Northeast of Central Castries

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