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How to pronounce Saint Lucia like a local?

Pronouncing Saint Lucia: - Saint–Loo–Sha

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Saint Lucia traditional clothing

The Wobe Dwiyet is the formal national dress of Saint Lucia.

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Saint Lucia's Nobel Laureate and Literary Giant - Poet and Playwright

Saint Lucia Weather
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Saint Lucia: Where Volcanic Peaks Meet Lush Rainforests and Pristine Beaches

Saint Lucia, a Caribbean gem nestled in the Eastern Antilles, beckons traveler’s with its dramatic volcanic landscapes, verdant rainforests teeming with life, and pristine beaches lapped by turquoise waters.

Saint Lucia’s rich cultural heritage, friendly locals, and vibrant festivals create an unforgettable Caribbean experience. Whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or a taste of paradise, Saint Lucia has something to offer every traveler.

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St. Lucia is an island state in the Caribbean Sea. Located between the French island of Martinque in the north and beautiful island of St Vincent and the Grenadines in the south. Saint Lucia has an area of 238 square miles (616 square kilometers). It is 27 miles (43 kilometer) long on its north-south axis and 14 miles (22 kilometer) at its widest east-west dimension.

St. Lucia is the second largest island in the Lesser Antilles which includes popular destinations like Barbados, Dominica, Antigua, and the US Virgin Islands.

Saint Lucia hurricane season used to be from the start of June through to the end of November, with the peak season being August through October. However, the freak weather being experiences world wide is presently playing with this timeline. The months of September and October have been the more likely time to see major storms. Note thought, that it is rare for St Lucia to be directly hit by a hurricane. If you are part of the yacht community, Marigot Bay is well known to be a hurricane safe zone, an area where the topography shelters boats from harsh winds.

Check weather reports before your travels, and consider travel insurance if you do decide to travel around this time.

Saint Lucia weather is generally warm and comfortable, most of the year round. The weather tends to be warm and breezy with the odd scattered shower in the rainy season. However, the seasons seem to be changing from times past.

The temperatures range between 70-90 °F year round.

But the best time to visit Saint Lucia really depends on what you are looking for. The dry season from December to April offers the most favourable weather conditions. During this period, temperatures range from a comfortable 73-85°F (23-29°C) with low rainfall, making it ideal for beach vacations and outdoor activities.

On the other hand, this is also the busiest and most expensive time to visit, with higher hotel rates and more crowds if that is your kinda thing If not, you can get better deals in the months of March-April or October-November (hurricane season). Even though you might encounter slightly more rain than the other months, it typically comes in brief showers that don’t significantly impact the overall experience.If you are interested in cultural events, Saint Lucia offers several major festivals throughout the year:

  • Jazz & Arts Festival in May
  • Carnival in July
  • Roots & Soul Festival in August

Ultimately, Saint Lucia is a great destination year-round!

Green Fig and Salt fish - St Lucia's national dish
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  • Green Figs and Saltfish (the national dish)
  • Lambi (conch stew)
  • Accra (salt fish cakes or fritters)
  • Fried Bakes
  • Callaloo Soup
  • Fried Plantains
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  • St Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival (in May)
  • Carnival (in July)
  • Roots & Soul Festival (in August)
  • Creole Heritage Month (in October)
  • Caribbean rum, especially in rum punch – yummm!
  • Local juices like mango, tamarind and passionfruit

Jade Mountain

  • Architectural masterpiece with open-air suites featuring infinity pools 
  • Stunning views of the Pitons 
  • Organic farm providing produce for the restaurant

Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort

  • Located between the Pitons with a white sand beach
  • Offers excellent snorkelling and water activities
  • Provides a romantic and secluded setting

Anse Chastanet

  • Unique open-wall rooms showcasing the Pitons
  • Organic farm supplying the resort’s restaurants
  • Offers a variety of water sports and land activities

Ladera Resort

  • Situated on a volcanic ridgeline with private plunge pools
  • Rooms feature handmade furniture by local artisans
  • Located within a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Cap Maison

  • Perched on a private ocean-front bluff with its own beach and beach restaurant (Smuggler Cove)
  • Features villas with terracotta tiles, and rooftop pools
  • Offers a unique & romantic dining experience on Rock Maison a over the water deck, with champagne delivered by zip-line

Other notable luxury hotels include Serenity at Coconut Bay, Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, and Rabot Hotel by Hotel Chocolat on a working cacao farm. 

These hotels offer unparalleled luxury, stunning views, and unique experiences that make them some of the best that Saint Lucia has to offer.

Welcome to the NEW Guide to Saint Lucia Website

We have been offline for way too long and we are finally back online with a vengeance.

We have built this new site up from the ground up, that takes time. We will be adding new data periodically (Hotels, Restaurant, just more Places and information about Saint Lucia), so please bare with us.

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