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 considering feeling the wind on your face as you move along, you will find several businesses that can help make it happen. For more in formation concerning bike and scooter rentals, click this link.

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 4 dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from. For more in formation concerning diving in this area check out this page.

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 have some fishing fanatics vacationing with you, they're in luck -- there are 5 charter fishing services in this area. Follow this link to read our discussion of this topic.

Golf

St. Lucia Golf

Want to play some golf on vacation? There are a pair of area golf courses. The courses are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. All you have to do is click on the course name to get additional information concerning the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. Follow this link to view our article about golfing throughout St. Lucia.

Sailing and Boating

Hackshaw's Boat Charters

More details about local providers that can help you get out on the water can be seen right below.

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'd like to find out about nearby marinas and charter operators visit this page.

Shopping

If you're going to be traveling with some folks who enjoy window shopping they might enjoy exploring a few of the area's 71 retail stores. Navigate here to read our article concerning shopping in Castries and nearby.

Sightseeing

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

You should plan on spending at least a day enjoying the culture, sights and sounds of Castries. Sights in the area include 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. Those visitors who like being outside might enjoy spending some time at the area's waterfalls, outdoor park, and botanical garden. Visit this article regarding area sightseeing attractions if you want to get more facts.

Information concerning a firm that can help you have a great time sightseeing can be seen in the following chart:

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

Snorkeling

Taxi & Tours in Castries

If exploring an underwater world sounds appealing you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Castries. Navigate to this article concerning snorkeling if you'd like better details.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the 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 a few in the area. Those needing to find out more about this topic can do so here.

Tennis

Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia

If you like to play tennis your best bet is 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. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning 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

Take some time to look through the chart below for information about other activities. for information concerning one other option. for information about other activities.

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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