The capital city of St. Lucia, Castries is a charming British town that offers plenty areas to shop while the backdrop of the lush rainforests, stunning waterfalls, beautiful beaches create the ideal place to stay on the island. Castries is situated on the northern coast of St. Lucia as it sits on a sheltered harbor where cruise ships and other sea vessel stopover to allow you to explore its beauty. During the St Lucia Jazz Festival, the city of Castries plays host to several stages for you to enjoy.

Castries offers you amazing landmarks where you can enjoy the views of the adorable Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Derek Walcott Square that is in honor of the island’s Nobel prize-winner poet, Derek Walcott. Visit the City Library to read interesting books on the life of the city and island alike or stroll pass the impressive Government House with its lovely garden as the leaders of the island decide on ways for you to enjoy city more.

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Located at the top of Morne Fortune stands the ruins of Fort Charlotte, this fort has a lot of stories to tell you about its reign upon your tour. Take a scenic tour of Castries by bus to view the ruins of Cul de Sac, the working Roseau banana plantations, or the old fishing villages of Anse-La-Raye and Canaries. After your city tour, find a lovely spot on one of the beautiful Castries beaches.

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You can play, swim or snorkeling in the calm and warm waters all day or enjoy a romantic dinner at a beachside restaurant. Some of the beaches to visit in Castries are Vigie Beach, Malabar Beach, Choc Beach, or La Toc Beach, which are all within walking distance easy reach. Enjoy an offshore trip from Castries on a boat ride to the scenic coastline of Anse Cochon. This area is great for swimming in the clear blue waters.

See the beautiful city of Castries, St. Lucia from your luxurious hotel room and awake each morning to the fabulous sunrise and unbelievable scenery of this island paradise.