St Lucia Holidays
A Caribbean paradise
St Lucia holidays offer visitors the warmth and charm of the people plus their traditions and history with old fortresses, the open air markets and the small villages. St Lucia is located in the Caribbean. The Island is fairly small in size and is set on lush surroundings with tropical unspoiled vegetation. These qualities make St Lucia a special package holiday destination. The most stunning are the two coastal peaks but there is also the magical rain forest along with wild orchids containing coconuts, mangos and papaya trees to nibble on plus varieties of colourful birds.
The easy way to enjoy the Caribbean
A popular choice amongst british holidaymakers going to St Lucia, is to take advantage of an all inclusive holiday. St Lucia has many hotels and resorts that cater for the all inclusive market, including the resorts of Castries and Hewandorra, in the south of the island. An all inclusive holiday to St Lucia means that you can enjoy all the facilities, food and drink and not have to carry money around with you, meaning you can totally relax and enjoy all that St Lucia has to offer.
The perfect place to snorkel and dive
Holiday visitors are also attracted to St Lucia by the excellent water sports on offer. There are prefect conditions for snorkelling and scuba diving due to St Lucia’s steep coastlines and exception reef. Explore the mountains where you can combine hiking with bird watching. Here is where you will see the finest birds of St Lucia. Other sports are available on the Island of St Lucia such as tennis, golf and sailing.
St Lucia weather
St Lucia is ideal for a hot, sunny winter sun holiday. December and January are marginally cooler months. June to August normally sees the hottest temperatures. However, there really is little variation in St Lucia temperatures throughout the year. Don’t let the so-called rainy season put you off a summer holiday in St Lucia. You will experience amazingly atmospheric, heavy, short storms rather than India-style monsoons. The sun soon reappears, as you can see from the average monthly sunshine in St Lucia chart, which shows seven or eight hours of tropical sunshine as the norm even in the rainy season!
More useful information
- The FCO occasionally release travel advisory warnings for St Lucia. Check the latest on the Foreign Travel Advice website.