St. Lucia

Morgan Bay

VIDEO: A Must-Visit All-Inclusive in St. Lucia

 St. Lucia’s resorts come in all shapes and sizes, from small hillside boutiques to grand luxury hotels. But if you’re looking for a classic all-inclusive on the island, the St. James’s Club Morgan Bay is for you. The Elite Island …

Gabriel's Crater

VIDEO: The Story of a Crater in St. Lucia

 You can smell it before you see it. The distinctive, rotten egg-like odor that emanates from St. Lucia’s “drive-in volcano.” Along with the Pitons, it’s the former capital of Soufriere’s most-visited attraction, drawing as many as 1,500 curious visitors on …

This Hotel’s Welcome Drink Comes With a Spectacular View

 It’s a simple cocktail … heck, it’s not even a cocktail; it’s a “mocktail,” with nary a drop of alcohol to justify our swooning. Yet the Bentley, the drink that greets guests at St. Lucia’s Jade Mountain resort, instantly intoxicates. …

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Drive-in Volcano

 It’s the only one of its kind in the world: a full-fledged drive-in volcano. The Soufriere Volcano in St. Lucia is one of the island’s must-see attractions, a bubbling crater of sulphuric steam and rocky wonder that you can actually …

luxury resorts

 This isn’t a hotel. Everything here, every detail, every room, is a symbol. St. Lucia’s Jade Mountain, the Caribbean’s most architecturally stunning hotel, the place famous for its three-walled rooms and its infinity pools that look out on the Pitons, …

Best Eco-Resort

 It’s a unique place, tucked in the rainforest in the hills above Soufriere, Saint Lucia. This is Fond Doux Plantation, a 250-year-old cacao plantation that is one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. This is an eco-resort, a place …

Soufriere

 The southern part of St Lucia is a raw, lush natural wonderland, from the peaks of the pitons to the heart of the rainforest. But there are beaches, too, tranquil stretches of sand like the one in the town of …

Rum Cave

 It’s tucked away in a small corner of Marigot Bay, at the foot of the hillside Capella Marigot Bay. And inside is a must-stop for rum pilgrims (and boaters) on the island of St Lucia. This is the Rum Cave, one …

St Lucia Carnival

 This July, St. Lucia hotels are offering travelers a variety of ways to celebrate Lucian Carnival, the premier cultural event of the year celebrating the island’s African and Catholic heritage, with promotional deals up to 50 percent off standard rates. …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Quartarone of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, who sent in this lovely snapshot from a recent trip to St Lucia. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to …

 St Lucia’s Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa has launched a new class of rooms. The property has debuted “concierge” category rooms in its Splash family-friendly wing. The new Splash Premium Concierge Ocean View rooms include free Wi-Fi, a family …

 Is St Lucia on the verge of a green revolution? The Eastern Caribbean island’s government says yes, with several major new investments currently being pursued. The biggest is a new 12-megawatt wind farm project, according to Prime Minister Dr Kenny …

 The Landings St. Lucia has appointed René Yaron Cahane as its new executive head chef. With more than 25 years of experience in Caribbean and British kitchens, Cahane joins the resort from Antigua’s Blue Waters Resort and Spa, where he …

 St Lucia’s room stock will get a boost this year with the debut of the new HarborClub [sic] on the Rodney Bay Marina, according to the Saint Lucia Tourist Board. The 115-room hotel will include two restaurants, lounges, a full-service …

 A Caribbean institution By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The lineup for the 25th annual Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival has been announced, and will feature Grammy award-winning Latin singer Marc Anthony as its headliner. Running for 10 days from …

 Is this the best one on the island? By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Much is made of the views from Gros Piton, one of St. Lucia’s famous volcanic peaks. And rightfully so. Hike 2,619 feet to its summit and you’ll …

 Caribbean hotels reported a weak November 2015, according to the latest report from STR. The region’s hotel occupancy fell in November to 67.1 percent, a 1.6 percent drop compared to occupancy in November 2014. For the year, regional hotel occupancy …

 After a very strong year in 2014, the pace of tourism growth in St Lucia has slowed so far in 2015. Last year, the island reported a 6 percent growth in stayover tourist arrivals compared to the previous year. So …