Blog

Castries Market

Shopping in St Lucia: Castries Market

  Castries Market is one of St Lucia’s most iconic buildings, and inside you’ll find some 300 vendors selling their wares, which include gifts and souvenirs, clothing, spices, food and much more. The decision to build the market was made in 1891, when the Castries Town Board decided to commission plans and specifications from America […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Plants for Doolittles Farm

Old McDoolittle’s had a farm… ee-eye-ee-eye-oh!

  We’ve been very busy recently in creating our own ‘farm’ at Doolittle’s Restaurant and Bar, so that we will always have access to the very freshest ingredients for our guests’ meals. Marigot Beach Club’s landscape gardening team has created a wonderful organic produce garden where, by autumn, we will have access to a variety […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
serenity

Coming soon – wellness retreat at Marigot Beach Club and Dive Resort

  Exciting things are on the way at Marigot Beach Club and Dive Resort! We’ve taken the decision to add a wide range of wellness activities and services to the hotel’s offering, meaning that over the next few months Marigot Beach Club and Dive Resort will become a centre of wellness and holistic therapies, with […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Special offer: free sunset cruise

  For a limited time only, we’re offering our guests the opportunity to enjoy a free sunset cruise on our Cranchi Zaffiro 34 power boat. To qualify for this fantastic offer, all you need to do is book a stay of at least seven nights in any of our rooms or villas. To claim your […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
helicopter

Active St Lucia: Activities For Adventurous Travellers

Who says you have to spend a week lying on the beach when you visit St Lucia? This beautiful Caribbean island is a great destination for an active holiday, too!

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Lucian Carnival 2012 – timetable of events

  We recently announced a special offer for guests staying in our Firefly Studios during the Lucian Carnival 2012. If you’re going to be in St Lucia before the carnival itself – that is, over the next few weeks – you may be interested to hear of some of the pre-carnival events taking place in […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Birthday party

Happy birthday David!

  Marigot Beach Club and Dive Resort owner David Shimeld recently celebrated his birthday with a huge party for friends and resort guests. Here’s a few photos from the evening, which was very much enjoyed by all!                            

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Saint Lucia Carnival – special offer

  The St Lucian Carnival runs from July 13-17, 2012, and stands out as one of the major festivals in St. Lucia. A highly traditional event, Carnival festivities include competitions and performances by masquerade (Mas) bands, calypso and soca singers, steel bands, and beauty contestants. The highlight of the celebration takes place in July beginning […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
dolphins

Natural St Lucia: Ten Ways To Experience St Lucia’s Natural History

The legend goes that Helen of Troy’s beauty was so great, wars were fought over her. While British and French troops may not have fought for St Lucia’s beauty specifically – more for her resources, which perhaps amounts to the same thing when all’s said and done – the nickname ‘the Helen of the West […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
wedding rings

St Lucia Tourist Board launches wedding gift converter

  Research commissioned by the St Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB), revealing that of the more than £4bn spent in the UK each year on wedding gifts, £118m is wasted on unwanted presents, has prompted the launch of a wedding gift conversion tool on the SLTB’s UK website which enables visitors to see comparisons of the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →