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  • 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.

    Facts

    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

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

    East Winds Inn

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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

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

    Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort - 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

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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

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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

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    The Caribbean FAST FACTS

    Airports

    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.
    Currency
    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
    Size
    Some 7,000 islands, reefs and cays stretching 2,500 miles from Venezuela to Cuba
    Population
    36 million
    Average temperature
    Almost constant 27 degrees

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