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The Pitons, St Lucia

Visiting St Lucia: Useful Information for Travellers

  Tropical rainforest, Caribbean sunshine, spectacular dive sites and romance combine to make St Lucia the holiday destination that dreams are made of. Here’s some useful information to bear in mind before you visit.

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Five Things Your Travel Agent Didn’t Tell You About St Lucia

  When you booked your St Lucia holiday, no doubt your travel agent provided some useful information about the island. But we bet they didn’t tell you these five weird and wonderful facts about St Lucia…

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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 […]

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Port Castries is best port in the Caribbean

  The prestigious title of “Best Port of the Caribbean” has been awarded to Port Castries, Saint Lucia by Editor-In-Chief, Mr. Bill Panoff of Porthole Cruise Magazine. Port Castries is managed and operated by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), welcomes over 300 cruise ships and handles approximately 600,000 cruise passengers per […]

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St Lucia attractions: ten things to do in St Lucia

  One of the greatest joys of travel is the opportunity to do some sightseeing and learn more about the country you’re visiting. When you visit St Lucia, you’re bound to want to see some of the island’s attractions during your stay. Here are ten of our favourites. 1. Pigeon Island National Park, Gros Islet […]

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Duty Free Shopping in St Lucia

  One of the most enjoyable things to do during a holiday is shopping around for souvenirs, local arts and crafts, and the odd bargain or two. When you’re shopping in St Lucia, in many cases you can grab plenty of bargains by shopping in duty free outlets. If you’re planning to do this, it’s […]

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Our Planet Centre, Castries

In June this year an exciting new attraction opened in Castries, which is a quick drive up the coast from Marigot Bay. Our Planet Centre is an interactive visitor centre, and the only one of its kind anywhere in the world. At Our Planet Centre, you’ll be able to: See holograms of Prince Charles and the […]

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