Activities in Castries

Photo credit: © jthornett

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 exploring the area in the open air you will find several places that can help you. Those wanting to get more details about this topic can do so by going to this page.


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 services and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. For more in formation concerning 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.

If there are some fishing fanatics traveling with you, they'll be pleased to know 5 charter fishing services operate from this area. For more information about fishing in the area go to this page.


St. Lucia Golf

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are a couple of golf courses in this area. The area courses are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. For more information concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more all you have to do is click on the name of the course. In addition, you can go to this article if you're seeking more specifics about golf courses throughout St. Lucia.

Sailing and Boating

Hackshaw's Boat Charters

Additional information about firms that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be found 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'd like to learn about nearby marinas and charter operators navigate to this page.


If you have some people who love to shop vacationing with you, they can have some fun exploring a few of the area's 58 retail shops. If you want to find out about shopping in Castries, you can do so by following this link.


Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

You should plan on spending a day soaking in the culture, sights and sounds of Castries. Sights in the area include 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Visitors who enjoy spending time outdoors frequently enjoy visiting the area's waterfalls, outdoor park, and botanical garden. Click on this link to see our page dedicated to area sightseeing and attractions.

The following table summarizes more information about a firm that will help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Castries
Name Type Phone Location
Cox Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (758) 456-5003 Bisse
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


Taxi & Tours in Castries

If you are thinking about snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Castries. Anyone needing to learn more about opportunities to go snorkeling here.


Enjoying a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you might be happy to discover there are several in the area. For more information about this specific topic, go to this article about spas in this area.


Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia

If you're a tennis player 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 list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to read 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

View this table for more options. to learn more. 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
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

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.