St Lucia Luxury Villas
About St Lucia
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St Lucia Luxury Villas
St. Lucia's dramatic landscape leaves a strong impression; the majestic Pitons tower nearly 3,000 ft. above the sapphire sea, creating a stunning backdrop from every angle. The island is also home to the world's only drive-in volcano and the stunning Diamond Mineral Baths and Waterfalls. Because the falls are laced with minerals, the water changes colors as it falls, creating a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of colors. Hike through the island's incredibly lush rainforests, visit enormous 2,000-pound leatherback turtles on Grande Anse Beach, and soak in the mud beneath the Sulfur Springs (legend has it, the mud makes you look and feel younger). St. Lucia is a verdant, unspoiled playground for those seeking natural beauty, romance, and adventure.
Luxury villas in St. Lucia each have their own architectural personality. Explore our range of uniquely-styled villas, including a 150-year-old restored French colonial plantation house, an intriguing villa built to look like a castle, a Spanish-style villa with a courtyard at its center, and an exotic villa that blends traditional West Indian and Eastern architecture. Whatever your taste, Villas of Distinction will provide the perfect villa for your unforgettable vacation in St. Lucia.
Banks & Money
The legal tender is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar. Money can be exchanged in the many banks and change offices found though out the island. There are also numerous ATM machines across the island as well.
The climate on the island is tropical, which is tempered by breezy trade winds, with temperatures oscillating between 21 C and 32 C. The rainy season is from June to November. The water temperature hovers around 26 C.
Telephone services have been modernized, as have cellular roaming service, and offer direct dialling. The country code for St Lucia is 758.
The water is safe to drink. Fruits and vegetables should be peeled or thoroughly washed before consumption. Mosquitoes and flies can be bothersome in the rain forest or during the odd rain shower, so bring repellent.
January 1 - New Year's Day
St Lucia is considered relatively safe and enjoys a low crime rate. However as a tourist you are more likely to be a target of petty crime.
The 100-year old Castries market is a must-see for visitors to the island. Local vendors and artisans sell souvenirs, spices and foods, and the fishermen display the daily catch. You can head to the 100 year-old Caribelle hilltop house and the Choiseul Arts & Crafts center for more local handicraft. Traditional St Lucian crafts are batik and silkscreen designs, as well as hand-woven and wood craft.
Taxes & Tips
The departure tax of around EC $68, per person, is payable cash at the airport when leaving the country.
Most flights arrive at Hewanorra International. A few flights, mostly charter, arrive at Georges F.L. Charles Airport. Short flights between other islands are easy and affordable with small charter companies like Caribbean Star, BWIA Express and LIAT. Helicopter transfers are available between Hewanorra International and Castries or Soufrière. Small ferries travel daily from Port Castries to Soufriere and larger ones travel to other Caribbean destinations.
Eastern Caribbean dollar
A temporary permit is mandatory and may be purchased upon presentation of a valid Canadian driver’s licence through most car rental agencies, the airport immigration desk, or local police station. An international permit is recommended. Left driving
220 V, 50Hz. A few hotels have 110 V, 60Hz
A passport valid for at least 3 months beyond the expected date to leave Saint Lucia is required.
-4hr. Daylight savings time is not applied
Independant democratic nation within the British Commonwealth.
English, French patois
Roman Catholic 80%, Protestant 7%, Anglican 3%, other 10%
December through May
Consult the "Country Travel Advice and Advisories" of Santa Lucia