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 seeing the sights at a slower pace, there is one place that can help make it happen. Navigate here to check out our article concerning bike and scooter rentals.

Diving

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.

There are several dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. Use this link to check out our guide to diving in this area.

Fishing

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.

If you like to go fishing you'll be pleased to know there are a few charter operators in this area. Use this link to visit our page concerning this topic.

Golf

St. Lucia Golf

Like golf? There are two golf courses in this area. The courses in the area are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. To get additional information concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more just click on the course name. Furthermore, you can take advantage of this extended discussion if you'd like to find more specifics concerning golf throughout St. Lucia.

Sailing and Boating

Hackshaw's Boat Charters

Look through this table to find out more about firms that can help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Castries
Name Phone Location
Binti Charters (758) 519-0233 Marigot Bay, 3.8 mi. South West of Central Castries
Carnival Sailing (758) 452-5586 Bisse
Endless Summer Cruises (758) 450-8651 5.4 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
Hackshaw's Boat Charters (758) 453-0553 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Castries
Saluna Watersports Boat Tours (758) 518-8236 5.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castries
Sea Spray Day Cruises (758) 458-0123 5.4 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
Spencer Ambrose Tours (758) 721-8844 0.3 mi. Northwest of Downtown Castries
Typhoon Tours (758) 284-7575 5.4 mi. Northeast of Central Castries

If you're interested in learning about charter operators and local marinas click here.

Shopping

If you have some shopping fanatics in your group, they can explore some of the area's 47 retail stores. If you'd like to learn more about shopping in Castries and nearby, you can do so by going to this page.

Sightseeing

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Another great option is spending a day enjoying the culture, sights and sounds of Castries. The area has 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Vacationers who enjoy spending time outdoors will typically enjoy the area's waterfalls, outdoor park, and botanical garden. To see our detailed page about attractions, go to this page.

Be sure to look through the following chart for details on a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Castries
Name Type Phone Location
Cox Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (758) 456-5003 Bisse
Jungle Tours Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (758) 450-0434 7.0 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
Rainforest Adventures Excursions and Sightseeing Service (758) 458-5151 Chassin, 3.4 mi. Southeast of Central Castries
Real St. Lucia Tours Travel and Tour Operators (758) 486-1561 Marigot, 3.7 mi. South West of Central Castries
Taxi & Tours in Castries Travel and Tour Operators (758) 715-1881 0.5 mi. North of Downtown Castries

Snorkeling

Taxi & Tours in Castries

If you are thinking about snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Castries. To find out more about snorkeling opportunities, follow this link.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa might be the highlight of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to know there are several in this area. Navigate here to find our discussion of this topic.

Tennis

Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia

If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following information may help with you make a decision. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other 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 instance, Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Be sure to look at the following chart for information concerning other activities. to learn more. for more options.

Other Activities In And Around Castries
Name Type Phone Location
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
Marie Piazza Fitness Fitness Centers and Instructors (758) 723-1589 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
Megaplex 8 Movie Theater -- 2.2 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
Rodney Heights Aquatic Center Watersports Operator (758) 450-7946 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
 

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