St. Lucia

St Lucia’s Anse Chastanet Debuts New “Casuarina” Suite

 Above: the new Casuarina suite By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Anse Chastanet resort has unveiled a newly-rebranded “Casuarina” suite at the property. The suite includes a new 160-square-foot pool surrounded by a 135-square-foot deck. “The entire unit was …

Delta Begins New York-St Lucia Service

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines has officially begun new its new service from New York to Saint Lucia. The inaugural New York-St Lucia flight touched down at St Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport on …

St Lucia Says Geothermal Exploration Will Begin in 2015

 Above: the Soufriere volcano in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government said this week that geothermal exploration would begin on the island next year. According to Minister for Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology …

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 Above: the project in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff It was once set to become an expansive hotel and golf club. Now, it’s a long-stalled project on 500 acres in St Lucia. But they may change, as the …

 Above: the Capella Marigot Bay resort By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s newest luxury resort has opened its doors on the west coast of the island of St Lucia. Capella Hotels’ first-ever Caribbean property, the Capella Marigot Bay, officially launched operations on …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Argentina’s Ministry of Tourism is visiting St Lucia this week. The delegation, which is visiting for the second straight year, is offering training and coursework for individuals …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is St Lucia closer to having a new north-south route on the island? The government is launching a feasibility study to determine the possibility of constructing a new route to …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has officially established diplomatic ties with Mauritius. The agreement between the two countries aims to “promote cooperation and is in line with Saint Lucia’s goal of deepening relations …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Taiwan will be providing island-wide Wi-Fi hotspots around the island of St Lucia, the government said this week. The project has already been approved, and will be …

 Above: the new Capella Marigot Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Capella Marigot Bay resort in St Lucia is targeting Dec. 15 for its opening, according to the property’s Web site. The hotel will feature 57 suites and 67 …

 Above: The Landings St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Landings St Lucia has named Kashmie Ali its new managing director, the property announced. Ali comes to the all-suite, villa resort after a five-year stint at the Sugar Beach …

 bove: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff A major arts project is coming to the island of St Lucia. The project will involve the reconstruction of the Walcott House, home of brothers Derek and Roderick Walcott, the former of …

 Above: Derek Walcott By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Folk Research Centre has partnered with the Alliance Francaise to present its annual Music, Storytelling and Poetry Fiesta, which this year will honour Nobel Laureate and St Lucia native Derek …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Saturday, September 20 is National Rum Punch Day. And what better way to celebrate the classic 17th-century creation than with this recipe from St. Lucia’s Viceroy at Sugar Beach. While the island’s iconic Pitons might …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Contributor I HAVE fond (albeit fuzzy) recollections of this citrus-spiked creeper from a trip to St Lucia’s Ladera resort a few years ago. As I gazed at the Pitons ­– which, from my mountaintop perch at the …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s geothermal energy push is gaining steam. The government has signed an agreement with the government of New Zealand on a partnership aimed at providing “key technical assistance to support geothermal …

 Above: Samoa By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Sustainable Development Minister Dr James Fletcher will be visiting Samoa for the upcoming third International UN Small Island Developing States Conference. Fletcher’s visit will be financed by the government of Taiwan. …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Alicia Daniel, who sent in this photo of the view from Pigeon Island National Park. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …