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Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.

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Expressions Spas opens a world of tailor-made spa holidays that allows you to choose according to region, type of treatment desired, product type and recommends for your party type, whether it be for couples, singles or perhaps mothers and daughters travelling together.

Expressions Families affords you an amazing choice of sophisticated resorts ideally suited to families in selected destinations worldwide. You can also choose according to required facilities in resort and we suggest holidays for families with grandparents and single parent families too.

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Tailor-made journeys and tours for individuals and small groups to selected destinations around the world from Burma to Italy, from Vietnam to India.
  • Tailor-made luxury holidays to St Lucia

    St Lucia in the Caribbean

    St Lucia stands at the heart of the Windward Islands; a lush, fertile island of volcanic peaks, rainforest and banana plantations. Bitterly contested in bygone centuries by the British and French, St Lucia’s history is reflected today in the creole architecture and cuisine and the impossibly difficult to understand patois. The great range of luxury hotels and resorts on the island ensures that there is the perfect destination for every type of holiday. For example, Anse Chastanet is a charming hotel which offers a true flavour of the Caribbean whilst existing in harmony with its natural surroundings; Cotton Bay Village offers immaculate yet discreet service with a great variety of activities available; whilst Sugar Beach offers luxurious accommodation with modern facilities in a stunning location.

    The character and aspect of the island of St Lucia between the north around Castries and the south around Soufrière is vastly different. In the north you have the bays, coves and sheltered harbours, white sandy beaches and tourist resorts whereas the south is famous for the volcanic, forest-covered Pitons, sulphur springs and rain forest. The north of St Lucia will appeal if you want a luxury Caribbean beach holiday with comfortable, contemporary accommodation and the possibility of venturing out for days, and the south is to be recommended for those who want the experience of life in a lush, tropical environment with the close proximity of the rainforest.


    Capital: Castries
    Airport: About 15 minutes by taxi to Vigie and 90 minutes to Hewanorra
    Size: 238 square miles
    Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar (£1 = 4.3EC$)
    Population: 142,000 approximately
    Temperature: 26 degrees Centigrade

    Local highlights

    Banana plantations. Creole architecture and gaily coloured houses in the villages. Jazz festival in May. Creole dishes of plantain, breadfruit, yam and christophene. Exuberant flowers, parrots and humming birds. Lush rainforest walks. Waterfalls, sulphur springs and botanical gardens. The poetry of Nobel prize winner Derek Walcott. Fishing towns of Anse la Raye, Canaries and Soufriere.

    Getting out and about

    The west coast road from Castries to Soufrière has a good surface and width but just winds up and down the length of the coast. The scenery is dramatic and well worth experiencing by hire car. Boat trips along the coast are also possible and afford breathtaking views of the mountains. Signposting in Castries is almost non-existent so be armed with a detailed map but be prepared to get lost a little. South of Castries, Soufrière and Hewanorra airport are well signposted..

    Travel arrangements

    Flying time London to St Lucia is about 9 hours. British Airways has direct flights from London Gatwick to St Lucia. Virgin Atlantic has direct flights from London Gatwick to St Lucia.

  • St Lucia luxury summer holidays

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    Find out more about St Lucia; Summer in the Caribbean
  • Cap Maison - Luxury holidays to St Lucia

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    Cap Maison is an elegant boutique hotel with an intimate atmosphere and stunning St Lucian views.

    East Winds Inn - Luxury holidays to St Lucia

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    Situated in a secluded spot on a sandy beach at La Brelotte Bay, St Lucia’s East Winds Inn oozes local char

    Jade Mountain - Luxury holidays to St Lucia

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    Jade Mountain Club at Anse Chastanet is an exclusive and private retreat in an outstanding setting overlook

    Sugar Beach - Luxury holidays to St Lucia

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    The St Lucian property Sugar Beach offers spectacular views down to the Caribbean Sea from a colonial-style

    The BodyHoliday - Luxury holidays to St Lucia

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    The BodyHoliday is an all-inclusive and well-being resort in St Lucia with excellent sports, leisure and we

    Windjammer Landing - Luxury holidays to St Lucia

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    Windjammer Landing is a village-like resort nestled into a hillside of lush tropical gardens above sandy La

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  • The Caribbean

    Find out more about the Caribbean

    The Caribbean FAST FACTS


    Antigua and Barbados are the main international gateways from the UK but flights from the UK also serve Grenada, St Lucia, Tobago, Jamaica, Turks and Caicos, Nassau, Grand Cayman and San Juan.
    Various, including the East Caribbean Dollar (£1 = $4.34), the Euro (£1 = Euro 1.17) on Guadeloupe, with US Dollars (£1 = $1.61) almost universally accepted throughout
    Some 7,000 islands, reefs and cays stretching 2,500 miles from Venezuela to Cuba
    36 million
    Average temperature
    Almost constant 27 degrees


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  • Nominated for British Travel Awards

    Expressions Holidays has been nominated for the 2017 British Travel Awards

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  • 101 Things to do at Nisbet Plantation

    Enjoy adventurous exploration, indulgent relaxation, intriguing culture and history, authentic Creole food, and thrilling sports, all as part of a stay at Nisbet Plantation.

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  • Living Retreats at Blue Waters brand-new wellness programme

    In partnership with Living Retreats, Blue Waters in Antigua is launching a brand-new wellness programme that focuses on retreating, rebalancing, and recharging.

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  • New infinity pool at Villa le Barone in Tuscany

    The Villa le Barone introduces its new Travertine marble infinity pool.

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  • 2017 Summer Festivals near Crillon le Brave

    The meadows, towns, and villages of Provence will be brought to life this summer with opera, dance, parades, and classical and contemporary music.

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  • New Teens House at Sani Resort

    The Sani Resort in Greece has just announced the opening of the Ozone Teens House.

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  • Garden Tour Updates

    New gardens and villas added to our Italian Garden Tour Holidays.

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  • New Swiss Rail Tours

    Exciting developments to our Swiss programme have lead to many more personalised rail holiday options.

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