Tours in Saint Lucia

Individual tours to Saint Lucia, a small island nation in the Caribbean, attract travelers from all over the world. Holidays in St. Lucia are a combination of luxury resorts with the best hotels, restaurants of European and local cuisine, clean white beaches on the Atlantic coast and the Caribbean Sea.

Connoisseurs of attractions will definitely appreciate the pearl of the country Рthe city of Castries, which is the capital of the state. Columbus Square and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Pigeon Island Park and the Rain Forest, the exotic villages of Canaries and Anse-la-Raye, as well as the ancient city of Soufri̬re Рthis is just part of the cultural program organized by the tour operator in St. Lucia.

Tourists from Russia can enjoy a comfortable, exotic vacation on the beaches of St. Lucia, which run along the coast of the Atlantic and the Caribbean Sea. Visa-free regime, departure from Moscow and many regions of the country will make the trip truly heavenly!

  • Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD or EC$) equal to 100 cents
  • Language: English

Saint Lucia– the state is located on the island of the same name and is part of the Lesser Antilles archipelago. Saint Lucia was discovered on December 13, 1502 by Christopher Columbus. According to itypeusa, Saint Lucia is the most ecologically clean island in the Caribbean – with its own active volcano, fruit plantations, hot thermal springs, mineral water waterfalls and virgin rainforests. There is little to no industry in Saint Lucia, and the tiny fishing villages have retained an almost untouched charm. But the main value of the island is the unique mountain ranges with an integral symbol of Saint Lucia – the peaks of the twin Pitons, real green giants, at the foot of which the expanse of the Caribbean Sea sparkles. This island is one of the seven best Caribbean islands according to Conde Nast Traveler 2010, and two hotels,

Capital: the city of Castries.

Entry: Citizens of Russia, if the period of stay on the island is no more than 28 days, a visa is not required. When departing from the country, an airport tax of $ 20 is charged.

Flight: from 15 hours + time for connection (depending on the schedule of the airline)

Customs rules:
Import and export of national and foreign currencies is not limited.
You can import duty-free into the country a small amount of cigarettes and tobacco products, cigars and strong alcoholic beverages. It is forbidden to bring weapons and drugs into the country. Without a special permit it is forbidden to export objects and things that are of historical and artistic value, as well as archaeological finds made at the bottom of the sea.
Pets are allowed only from a limited number of countries, most of which are members of the British Commonwealth. To do this, you must have an international veterinary certificate indicating the dates of vaccinations against rabies and the seal of veterinary control.

Tips:
Restaurants often add 10% to the bill for service charges. Taxi drivers usually expect a tip of around 10%. If a service surcharge is not allocated, it is recommended to leave a tip of EC$1 per room per day for maids, and 10-15% of the bill for waiters. But in the cheapest hotels and restaurants, no additional payments are required.

Security:
The country has a relatively low overall crime rate, but a relatively high rate of personal property theft. You should especially beware of pickpockets at airports, in ports, in public institutions and in crowded places. Do not carry valuables, documents and large sums of money with you. Do not walk alone in isolated areas and along the coast after dark. The locals are friendly towards tourists. The lifestyle has a British influence, and the local art has a French influence.

Medicine:
The island has a fairly high level of medical services and the quality of services. They are based on British standards. Almost all possible types of health care are provided by about a dozen quite modern clinics. Many hotels have English-speaking doctors, but the cost of their services is quite high.
Tourists are strongly advised to take out international health insurance.

Immunization against typhoid, diphtheria, tuberculosis, hepatitis A, poliomyelitis, bilharzia (schistosomiasis) and rabies is also recommended. Frequent and stomach ailments. Tourists should also take special precautions against dengue fever and mosquito bites. Travelers arriving from areas where yellow fever is present require a certificate of vaccination against the disease.

Tap water is usually chlorinated and relatively safe, but it’s best to drink bottled water. Outside the main cities, drinking water may be contaminated and not recommended for consumption. Milk and dairy products are usually pasteurized and safe, as are meats, poultry, seafood, fruits and vegetables.

Electricity: Mains voltage is 220 V, 50 Hz. In some hotels – 110 V, 60 Hz. British style plugs with three flat pins (type G) are normally used. Some hotels also have round or flat American plugs. Most hotels have 240-110V adapters and transformers available.

CASTRI

Castries is the capital of the country of Saint Lucia. It is located on the northwest coast of the island, on the border of the Gulf of Port Castries and the Vigi Peninsula. About a third of the entire population of the island lives in the capital. The largest enterprises and organizations are located in this city. The town is quiet but modern. The city center is spread around the harbor. The city was founded by the French in the 18th century. It burned out three times, so there are few historical sights left in it. Castries is also the tourist center of the country. Here, in the harbor of Pointe Seraphine, cruise ships come and it is from here that you can go on an excursion around the country. There are three major travel agencies in the city that offer their services to travelers. City attractions include the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Derek Walcott Square, Government House and Fort Charlotte. Naturally, the main attraction of the city, and indeed of the whole country, are numerous gorgeous beaches. The city of Castries is the capital of the country of Saint Lucia. It is located on the northwest coast of the island, on the border of the Gulf of Port Castries and the Vigi Peninsula. About a third of the entire population of the island lives in the capital. The largest enterprises and organizations are located in this city. The town is quiet but modern. The city center is spread around the harbor. The city was founded by the French in the 18th century. It burned out three times, so there are few historical sights left in it.

Castries is also the tourist center of the country. Here, in the harbor of Pointe Seraphine, cruise ships come and it is from here that you can go on an excursion around the country. There are three major travel agencies in the city that offer their services to travelers.

City attractions include the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Derek Walcott Square, Government House and Fort Charlotte.

Naturally, the main attraction of the city, and indeed of the whole country, are numerous gorgeous beaches.

Tours in Saint Lucia