Home -> Romantic Vacation

Where is St Lucia Located - and more

It is located south of the popular destination Island like Cuba, Dominican Republic or the British Virgin Islands

st lucia location map
St Lucia location map

Is St Lucia safe to travel?

There is very little crime in St. Lucia, but you should use common sense as you would anywhere.

Keep your personal belongings, including your passport and other travel documents, secure at all times

Don't walk down quiet, unlit streets at night alone, and take a taxi if you have a long walk back to your accommodation in the middle of the night. Look for blue-plated taxis.

They do not use meters. Negotiate the price with the driver before getting in. You can find them at airports and resorts.

Minibuses are readily available. It is an inexpensive way of getting around.

What country owns St Lucia?

St. Lucia belongs to the British Commonwealth.

Is St Lucia English or French?

St Lucia' official language is English.  However, St Lucian creole is also spoken here.  France was the first European nation to settle on the island.

Do you need a passport to St. Lucia?

Non-citizens of St Lucia must provide a passport that has at least six months validity before flying to this Eastern Caribbean island

Is St. Lucia a third world country?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) defines Saint Lucia as a developing country because of its low economic performance.

st lucia beach

What is the best month to visit St Lucia?

When the weather is most stable, December to March is the best time to visit.  September is the hottest month of the year with average daily maximums of 31 C and average lows of 26 C.  January is the coolest month of the year with an average daily maximum of 29 C and an average low of 24 C.

What is the rainy season in St Lucia?

The rainy season (rainy season) lasts from June to November.  October is the wettest month with 261.0 mm (10.28 inch) of precipitation.  It is also the hurricane season.

What is the cheapest time to go to St. Lucia?

The cheapest month to fly to Saint Lucia is October. The cheapest day to fly is Tuesday, and the most expensive day to fly is Friday.

Are there sharks in St. Lucia?

There are only reef sharks. They are harmless and will sleep for most of the day. You would see any sharks you come across if you go looking for them! You can see them whilst diving but most unlikely

Is the sea warm in St Lucia? Can you swim in St Lucia?

Saint Lucia has a year-round water temperature that ranges from 26 °C (79 °F) in the colder months to 29 °C (84 °F) in the warmer months.

Yes you can swim in the waters of St. Lucia.  Whether a beach is part of a private resort or not, all beaches on the island are public.  

Vigie beach, St. Lucia
Vigie beach, St. Lucia

Can you drink the water in St Lucia?

Drinking the mains water in St. Lucia is safe, but it may taste strange if you are not accustomed to the chlorine.

Is the sea calm in St. Lucia?

St. Lucia has more calm waters and is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, which is warmer and more calm.

What is the prettiest beach in St. Lucia?

St. Lucia's Anse de Sables is one of the prettiest beaches in the world, with miles of white sand.

What colour is the sand in St. Lucia?

Against the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, the beaches on St. Lucia present a stark contrast of white, gold, and black sands.

Sugar beach, St. Lucia
Sugar beach, St. Lucia

Does St. Lucia have crystal clear water?

The waters are clean and clear.  However, you won’t get the blueish and greenish shades that we see from pictures because the sand on the shores are on a golden color.

What side of St Lucia has the best beaches?

St. Lucia's best swimming beaches are on its leeward west coast, which faces the Caribbean Sea. There is Reduit beach, Jalousie Beach, Anse Chastanet, Anser Louvert, Grande Anse and Marigot Bay.

How long does it take to drive around St. Lucia?

The island has two main paved roads that go around it, and it can take up to two hours to complete the drive.  The road is less narrow and winding on the east side of the island where the Caribbean Sea is located.

Author: Caroline, owner of this site.

You might also enjoy:

10 Top Romantic Spots in the Caribbean

Key West Vacations

St. Lucia Honeymoon Vacation

What to do in St. Lucia

Key west beach