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 exploring the area in the open air there's a place that can help make it happen. Those needing to get more details concerning this topic can do so here.

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.

You'll find 4 dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from. Readers can find more details about scuba diving in this area, can do so on 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're a fishing fanatic you might be happy to discover there are several charter fishing services in this area. You can go to this extended discussion about fishing in the area if you'd like to discover more information.

Golf

St. Lucia Golf

Hoping you can spend some time on the greens during your vacation? There are a couple of golf courses in this area. The courses in the area are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. Simply click on the course name for a detailed article concerning the course, including the location, number of holes, and a lot more. Anyone needing to find out more about golf throughout St. Lucia can do so by visiting this page.

Sailing and Boating

Hackshaw's Boat Charters

The chart below has some details regarding firms that can help you spend some time on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In And Around Castries
Name Phone Location
Adventure Tours St. Lucia (758) 452-0808 5.3 mi. Northeast of Central 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
Jus' Sail (758) 287-1071 5.3 mi. Northeast of Central Castries
Sail Oasis (800) 263-4202 Marigot Bay, 3.8 mi. South West of Central Castries
Saluna Watersports Boat Tours (758) 518-8236 5.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castries
Spencer Ambrose Tours (758) 721-8844 0.3 mi. Northwest of Downtown Castries

If you want to learn about local marinas and charter options go to this page.

Shopping

If there are some avid shoppers traveling with you, they might want to know that at least 48 retailers are located in this area. To visit our detailed page about shopping in and around Castries, read this article.

Sightseeing

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

You might want to set aside a day for experiencing the culture, sights and sounds of Castries. Sights in the area include 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to vacationers. If you enjoy nature, you may enjoy visiting the area's waterfalls, outdoor park, and botanical garden. Those needing to find out more concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so by visiting this page.

The chart directly below provides you with some details regarding 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 like the idea of going snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Castries. Those interested can learn more concerning opportunities to go snorkeling here.

Spas

Enjoying a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you will be happy to know there are a few in this area. For more information about this specific topic, navigate to this article concerning your options for visiting a spa in this area.

Tennis

Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia

If you like playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 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 available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names 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
Mystique Royal 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

The following table enables you to get a few details concerning other activities.

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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