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 are intrigued by the idea of experiencing the wind in your face, there are 6 rental agencies that can help make it happen. Use this link to view our guide to bike and scooter rentals.
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 services and at least 16 interesting dive sites in the area. For more in-depth coverage of diving in this area read this article.
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 there are some avid fishermen traveling with you, they're in luck -- they can fish with one of the 7 charter operators in this area. For more details about this topic, read this page, about deep sea fishing in this area.
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 a couple of area golf courses. The courses in the area are St. Lucia Golf and Country Club and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc Golf. Just click on the course name to get additional information concerning the course, including contact information, number of holes, location, and more. If you're interested, get more details concerning golf courses throughout Caribbean can do so here.
More information about local providers that will enable you to spend some time out on the open water can be seen here:
|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 Boat Tours||(758) 727-0009||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|
If you'd like to read about nearby marinas and charter operators visit 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 avid shoppers traveling with you, they can have some fun exploring some of the 79 retail shops in the area. Navigate to this extended discussion if you'd like to find out more about shopping on St. Lucia.
Sightseeing is another good way to spend some of your vacation on St. Lucia. Sights in the area include 6 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Those visitors who enjoy the natural environment will frequently have fun visiting the area's waterfalls, outdoor parks, and botanical gardens. Those wanting to get more details concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so by clicking here.
Information concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be seen below.
|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|
|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|
|St. Lucia Airport Tours||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||2.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Dennery|
If you enjoy looking at fish there's good news -- you'll have the chance in the waters surrounding St. Lucia. For a better look at local snorkeling opportunities, use this link.
Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the highlights of your vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, given the fact that there are 16 spas in this area. Those needing to obtain more information concerning this topic can do so by going to this page.
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 to play tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following information may help with you make a decision. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lights are available for evening play, and a few other details. Click on the names to learn about other aspects of the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia||1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Castries||2|
|Windjammer Landing||3.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castries||2|
|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|
For instance, Sandals Halcyon Beach St. Lucia offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
The following table lists some key facts regarding other activities.
|Watersports Operator||--||Rodney Bay, Northern part of St. Lucia|
|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|
|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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