After arriving on St. Lucia, active travelers will soon discover that the island offers an abundance of exciting activities. Fishing, golf, and water sports are just a few of the fun things to do during your Caribbean getaway. St. Lucia has something for travelers of all kinds.
If you like the idea of enjoying the scenery at a leisurely pace, there are 6 businesses that can help make it happen. Those needing to get more details about this topic can do so by visiting this page.
St. Lucia has become a popular vacation destination among snorkelers and divers. The clear, warm waters of the Caribbean boast a plethora of amazing marine life, including coral reef walls, countless fish, and other sea creatures. Divers and snorkelers will discover that the underwater world of St. Lucia is a fascinating place full of wonderful and mysterious sites. While on the island, scuba divers can choose to explore a number of places beneath the ocean surface. Wreck and wall diving are among the most popular kinds of diving on St. Lucia.
There are 11 dive operators and at least 16 good dive sites to choose from. If you need to get more information about diving opportunities in this area, can do so by clicking on this link.
Each season on St. Lucia brings new and exciting events and festivals for locals and visitors to enjoy. This is great news, because no matter when you visit the island, there is sure to be an event that you can attend, allowing you to further understand what life is like for those who live on St. Lucia. National holidays, music festivals, celebrations of religion, sporting events, and the ubiquitous Carnival are all possibilities. Click here to find out more.
As with most places in the Caribbean, fishing on St. Lucia is excellent. Game fishermen will be in paradise with the wide variety of fish found in the water surrounding the island. And with the abundance of game fish in St. Lucia's waters, fishermen will have plenty of opportunities to catch the "Big One." Fishing charters on the island can take you to the best places to fish, as well as supply you with any equipment you may need for your outing. Fishing on St. Lucia is not only a popular sport, but also a way of life for many of the islanders.
If you have some avid fishermen traveling with you, they're in luck -- 7 charter fishing services operate from this area. Visit this article dedicated to fishing in the area if you're seeking additional specifics.
Golfers may find that St. Lucia is somewhat lacking as far as golf courses are concerned. But there are two courses on the island, so you can take a break from the sunbathing and enjoy a few holes of golf on your tropical getaway. Though not a championship course, the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club offers 18-holes of challenging golf in an exotic setting. The island's Sandals Resort is home to a 9-hole course. Guests of the hotel can play complimentary golf on a splendidly scenic course featuring rolling green hills and lush tropical landscaping.
Hoping to spend some time on the greens? There are two golf courses in the area. The courses are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. To read a detailed article concerning the course, including location, number of holes, and more just click on the name of the course. To read about other golf courses throughout Caribbean, see this page.
Details concerning area firms that can help you get out on the water can be found in the table below.
|Barefoot Holidays||(758) 450-0507||Downtown Castries|
|Benny's Boat Tours||(758) 519-7416||0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Soufriere|
|Binti Charters||(758) 714-8944||1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Anse La Raye|
|Carnival Sailing||(758) 452-5586||Bisse|
|Endless Summer Cruises||(758) 450-8651||0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet|
|Feel Good Water Taxi & Tours||(758) 721-2174||Downtown Soufriere|
|Hackshaw's Boat Charters||(758) 453-0553||0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Castries|
|Herod's Island Tours||(758) 716-6540||Downtown Castries|
|Israel King Water Taxi||(758) 717-3301||0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet|
|Joy's Adventure Excursions and Coastal Cruises||(758) 284-1830||0.2 mi. South West of Central Gros Islet|
|Julian Boat Tours||(758) 519-8586||1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Castries|
|Mystic Man Tours||(758) 459-7783||Downtown Soufriere|
|Pursuit Boat Trips||(758) 584-6392||Downtown Castries|
|Saluna Watersports||(758) 518-8236||0.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet|
|Sea Spray Day Cruises||(758) 458-0123||0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet|
|Spencer Ambrose Tours||(758) 721-8844||Downtown Vieux Fort|
|Typhoon Tours||(758) 284-7575||0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet|
|Wave Riders||(758) 452-0808||0.5 mi. South of Central Gros Islet|
|Xtrasea||(758) 718-9647||0.6 mi. South of Central Gros Islet|
If you want to read about charter operators and area marinas navigate to this page.
Shopping is a great way to pass a few hours here and there during your time on St. Lucia. There are a few things you want to be on the look out for as you go from shop to shop. Locally made products, especially woven hats, batik fabrics, and pottery make great souvenirs; and duty-free designer goods and imports at deep discounts are items you'll want to stock up on for your own collection.
If there are some folks who enjoy window shopping traveling with you, they're not completely out of luck -- more than 79 retail stores are located in this area. To read about opportunities for shopping on St. Lucia, visit this page.
Sightseeing is also a great activity for anyone visiting St. Lucia. Interesting sights include 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Vacationers who like the open air will typically enjoy spending some time at the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. Follow this link to check out our article about area sightseeing and attractions.
Information concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found in the following chart:
|ATV Paradise Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 455-3245||Micoud, Southeastern part of St. Lucia|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 717-4663||1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Choiseul|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 450-1278||Bisse|
|Cox Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 456-5003||Bisse|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 455-3182||Canaries, Western part of St. Lucia|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 452-2516||Bisse|
|Jag Island Adventures||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 450-4001||Rodney Bay|
|Hiking Tour and Trip Operator||(758) 450-0434||Rodney Bay|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 459-7070||Downtown Soufriere|
|Rainforest Adventures||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 458-5151||3.4 mi. Southeast of Central Castries|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 486-1561||0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Soufriere|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 452-9842||Rodney Bay|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 518-8275||2.2 mi. North of Central Micoud|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 484-6680||Vieux Fort|
|Sunlink Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 456-9100||Rodney Bay|
|Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 450-0004||Rodney Bay|
|Suntours Caribbean||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 452-8839||Rodney Bay|
|Taxi & Tours||Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 715-1881||1.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central Soufrière|
|Taxi & Tours in Castries||Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 715-1881||0.6 mi. North of Central Castries|
|Taxi & Tours in Vieux Fort||Travel and Tour Operators||(758) 715-1881||Downtown Vieux Fort|
|Treetop Adventure Park||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(758) 458-0908||0.7 mi. West of Central Dennery|
If you enjoy underwater beauty you're in luck -- you'll have the chance off the coast of St. Lucia. Navigate here to find our guide to local snorkeling opportunities.
Relaxing in a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, given the fact that there are 15 spas located in this area. To read more about this topic, go to this article about your options for visiting a spa in this area.
Tennis is also a popular pastime on St. Lucia. Most major resorts offer floodlit courts free-of-charge for their guests, and even private lessons with the in-house pro. Guests who end up staying at resorts without tennis courts can often head to the nearest hotel and pay a small fee for a few hours of court time.
If you like playing tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 11 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following table can help clarify your options. You can view the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on each name to read more about the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa||1.3 mi. West of Central Castries||2|
|Sandals Grand St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort||0.9 mi. Northwest of Central Gros Islet||2|
|Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia||1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Castries||2|
|Windjammer Landing||3.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castries||2|
|St. James's Club Morgan Bay||2.5 mi. Northeast of Central Castries||4|
|Royal St. Lucian||0.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet||2|
|Royal by Rex Resorts St. Lucia||0.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet||2|
|Smugglers Cove Resort All Inclusive||1.1 mi. North of Central Gros Islet||7|
|Coconut Bay Resort and Spa||1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Vieux Fort||6|
|Body Holiday At Lesport||1.5 mi. North of Central Gros Islet||2|
For example, Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
Check out this table for more options. for information concerning one other option. for information concerning other activities.
|Watersports Operator||--||Rodney Bay, Northern part of St. Lucia|
|Discover Soufriere||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(758) 489-7077||0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Soufriere|
|Dive Fair Helen||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(758) 451-7716||Downtown Castries|
|Eastern Caribbean Diving||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(758) 453-3483||3.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castries|
|Sporting Event Venue||--||1.9 mi. North of Central Vieux Fort|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 456-5700||Bisse|
|Horseback Riding Site||(758) 451-4596||Bisse|
|Horseback Riding Site||(758) 450-8665||Rodney Bay|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 454-7004||Downtown Vieux Fort|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 452-2788||0.7 mi. West of Central Castries|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 453-1934||Bisse|
|Movie Theater||--||2.2 mi. Northeast of Central Castries|
|Scuba St. Lucia||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(758) 459-7755||1.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central downtown Soufriere|
|Scuba Steve's Diving||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(758) 450-9433||0.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 452-8899||Rodney Bay|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(758) 451-2496||Rodney Bay|
As a vacation on St. Lucia, you are encouraged to dip your toe into a little bit of everything. Whether it be the jumping nightlife, or the cool, calm waves of the Caribbean Sea, you are sure to be thrilled with all that the island has to offer.
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