The District of Gros Islet is quickly becoming the preferred residential address in St Lucia. It is the centre of the hotel and tourism industry the site for many new luxury residential developments and hosts the Rodney Bay Marina renames IGY Marina and an array of amenities that have grown to support the growing district.
Gros Islet village itself has recently become received the designation of town but the centre itself still maintains the community feeling of a village. Increased development and prosperity in the area has made it possible to acquire every amenity and service conceivable within a relatively small area without the hassles of congestion that are experienced in the city centre. The district maintains its relaxed leisurely feel an inheritance from its beginnings both as a fishing village and tourism centre. Beaches shopping dinning golf watersports are all within minutes drive from any given point as well as banking postal and utility services.