Attractions on St. Lucia

Exotic black sand beaches and sugar sand shores are just a small part of St. Lucia's appeal

Photo credit © Pigeon Island National Landmark

With some of the most stunningly beautiful tropical scenery in the world, St. Lucia's topography and exotic ecosystem captivates vacationers and attracts many visitors to the island each year.

The coastal features of this Eastern Caribbean island boast a variety of breathtaking black sand beaches, as well as pristine white sand beaches. And although there are no casinos located on St. Lucia at the moment, vacationers will soon be able to enjoy the glitz and excitement of casino gambling while visiting the island.


Marigot Bay

You will discover a large selection of beaches to choose from on the island. Whether you prefer being around other people, or you prefer a more secluded spot, you should be able to find just the right beach. Just click on each beach name for detailed information about that particular location.

A local beach where snorkeling is a popular is Marigot Bay. With many docks, boaters will have an easy time arriving here; but if you're coming on land, take La Toc Rd south from Castries. After doing some serious road-winding, take a right on Waterfront, just before the Marigot Secondary School.

Attractions Map

Another location worth considering is Reduit Beach. Reduit Beach is situated near a large yacht marina, so you can easily charter a boat to a nearby island from here. The fine white sands of Reduit Beach are shaded by lush island greenery, so you take refuge from the noonday sun.

Jalouise: This beautiful beach can only be reached one of two ways -- either through the Jalousie Hilton Resort, or by boat. Those not staying at the resort are still welcomed, however.

These examples are just a few of your options. For more information on beaches available, visit this page.

Landmark Attractions

Fort Rodney

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is St. Lucia Folk Research Centre. It is found within North Castries, St. Lucia. Enjoy examples of native dress, get free creole recipes and check out the boutique for authentic souvenirs.

Another landmark worth visiting is Le Pavillion Royal Museum. It is situated in Castries, St. Lucia. As the center of St. Lucia's historical and cultural conservation movement, this museum itself holds many treasures of its own. With numerous artifacts and document s detailing the history of St. Lucia's government and in particular the Government House.

Government House: The Government House is open to visitors Tuesday and Thursday between 10:00am and noon, as well as from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, by appointment only. There are no open-house hours, everyone wanting to visit must call ahead.

That's not all -- you'll be able to find quite a few other sites to visit. To reach our detailed page about other interesting places to visit on the island, read this article.

Natural Attractions

Sulphur Springs Park

Sulphur Springs Park is one of the outdoor tourist attractions that's worth a visit. One of the island's most famous natural attractions, the sulfur springs draws in over 200 thousand visitors each year. This 46-hectare park boasts a combination of geological features including the Caribbean’s only “drive-in volcano”, world-class interpretation center and two hot water bathing pools.

Another option you should consider visiting is Pigeon Island National Landmark. Once called the Pigeon Island National Park, this area of St. Lucia has now been dubbed the Pigeon Island National Landmark, and is considered to be one of the most important showings of island history, culture, and nature. Formerly the site of a British Garrison, this park is now a historical park and nature center, with restaurants, community events, and the still standing forts.

Of course, you'll be able to find quite a few other nature attractions. If you need to find more details about natural attractions on St. Lucia, can do so here.


St. Lucia Casinos

Looking for a bit of action? Guests hoping to try their luck on the slots will find a few places to do so on the island.

Treasure Bay Casino, part of Baywalk Mall, is Rodney Bay, in northern St. Lucia. Amass a treasure of your own at Treasure Bay Casino on St. Lucia. With 250 slot machines and a number of table games, along with the opportunity to join the Player's Club, the opportunities for big wins are endless.

Dollar Wise Arcade, a part of Blue Coral Shopping Mall, is located within downtown Castries. There are a total of 12 gaming machines currently in place at Dollar Wise.

The following table shows some details concerning the gaming venues on St. Lucia.

Gambling On St. Lucia
Name Type Located At Phone Location
Dollar Wise Arcade Gambling Arcade Blue Coral Shopping Mall (758) 284-0400 Downtown Castries
Treasure Bay Casino Casino Baywalk Mall (758) 459-2901 Rodney Bay, Northern part of St. Lucia

Other Attractions

Diamond Falls Mineral Baths

Furthermore, vacationers will find a pair of other attractions. Other miscellaneous attractions on St. Lucia are displayed right below.

Other Attractions On St. Lucia
Name Type Location
Diamond Falls Mineral Baths Mineral Bath 0.9 mi. East of Central downtown Soufriere
New Jerusalem Mineral Baths Mineral Bath 1.8 mi. East of Central downtown Soufriere

From the calming beaches and the peaceful nature reserves to the awe-inspiring landmarks and the thrilling casino, St. Lucia's attractions are varied enough that every vacationer will find excitement and enjoyment in the exploration of the island. Bring your camera, because you won't want to miss capturing a single moment of what is sure to be the most memorable vacation of your life.


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