Much more than your standard isle of Caribbee, with UNESCO World Heritage site volcanic peaks, particularly fetching resorts, great diving, and a culture mixing English and French Creole.

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6 St. Lucia allures you won't want to miss

A very popular Caribbean vacation destination known for romantic getaways, its main centres include Rodney Bay and capital Castries in the north and Soufrière down south - also the site of the island's spectacular, iconic twin peaks, the Pitons. And it offers no end of fabulous things to see and do, including: read post

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St. Lucia will build a new airport terminal

[The redevelopment of Saint Lucia’s international airport will get underway very soon. On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Parliament of Saint Lucia voted to borrow US$100 million for the Hewanorra International Airport redevelopment project. The plan, which is expected to be unveiled in the coming days, will include the construction of a new terminal building equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, restaurants, shops and executive lounges, and the conversion of the old terminal to…

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Mango madness at Jade Mountain

“A huge advantage of being here in St. Lucia is the year round growing season”, says Allen Susser, Consulting Chef atJade Mountain Resort. A twisting back country road leads from Soufriere, the closest village, traversing deep forest and steep cliffs overlooking the ocean and craggy jade colored peaks of Saint Lucia’s 2 signature mountains, Petit and Gran Piton... read complete post

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  • Check out this pretty comprehensive look at where and what to visit in St. Lucia published a month ago in The Times of London:
    St Lucia travel guide: everything you need to know - Times Travel
    Our St Lucia expert uncovers every corner of this Caribbean favourite, from the popular Rodney Bay to the hidden Cas-en-Bas.
  • St Lucia is an irresistile draw for travel writers for a good reason - here's the latest example, by a freelancer for Forbes:
    10 Amazing Experiences To Have In Saint Lucia (Besides Getting Married)
    With its stunning beaches and a lush mountainous rainforest interior the island of Saint Lucia is a destination for amazing experiences, even if you’…
  • Recommend Magazine's Readers' Choice survey just named St. Lucia the sexiest island, and the publisher is about do a TV interview. If you're a travel agent, please tell her why you think St. Lucia is sexy, along with your name and the name of your agency.  If you know a travel agent who'd like to weigh in, please forward this.

  • Michelle, the people in the Honeymoons/Weddings group might be able to answer your question.
  • How is Tropic Isle Weddings? Any ideas. I emailed them and don't seem to hear back a word...I have a bride who wants a waterfall wedding.....


  • The BVI get a Tripatini blog shout-out in the recent Best Caribbean Shopping Off the Beaten Path, Part 2!

  • The Sandals resorts are nice, but I really love the south side of the island, with its tropical paradise jungles and three-walled hideaways like Ladera and Chastenet. Very different, very romantic.
  • St. Lucia gets a shout-out in this week's Tripatini blog survey of 2010 hotspots. Check it out!
  • This is my favorite caribbean island for honeymoons and destination weddings! The three SANDALS resorts are fabulous with a range of prices from budget to luxury - yet you take advantage of the amenities at all three resorts. The people in St. Lucia are warm and friendly and the island has a great vibe. It's a great place to rent a jeep and drive into a volcano!! St. Lucia has something for everyone.
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