Explore Castries, St Lucia
With its charming setting, lively atmosphere and proximity to some of St Lucia's best attractions, Castries is the perfect destination for those who want to combine a traditional beach holiday with the experience of staying in a new and vibrant city.
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Beaches in Castries
Vigie Beach is always a popular spot for tourists, mostly because it’s right next to the airport! There are a few food kiosks to keep you fed and watered. Pigeon State Beach is in a protected national park, and as a result the water is beautifully clear and it’s rubbish free. A perfect day out!
Take an amazing cruise on the St Lucia Catamaran Day Sail tour along the tropical shore line. This is an incredible day out not to be missed! Dive Fair Helen is a scuba company that offer dives as well as equipment rental for independent divers. There are dive schools on the island if you don’t already have a license, and it’s a fab way to spend an afternoon.
Natural Beauty and Beaches
The capital of St Lucia, Castries enjoys a beautiful setting between green rolling hills and a crystal clear sea. While visitors can use holidays in Castries as a base for exploring St Lucia by land or sea, many choose to stay in and around this lively city and enjoy all the attractions it has to offer. Visit the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception – the largest church in the Caribbean – admire the mixture of Victorian and local architecture around Derek Walcott Square or climb Morne Fortune for one of the best views in St Lucia.
Enjoy great swimming and snorkelling at Choc Beach, or escape the crowds at the more secluded Malabar and Vigie beaches. Shoppers are well catered for on holidays in Castries, with everything from local crafts to food and souvenirs on offer around the main shopping district of Pointe Seraphine. Pick up popular batik designs, furniture or jewellery for that special gift.
When the sun goes down,enjoy fresh local seafood, watch traditional St Lucian entertainment or head out to Rodney Bay where a huge choice of bars and clubs provide music and dancing into the early hours. With all this plus a year-round tropical climate cooled by a refreshing breeze, Castries is becoming very popular.
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