Top things to do

Top Choice Woodcarvings in Castries

Eudovic’s Art Studio

Vincent Joseph Eudovic is a renowned master carver, and his studio at Morne Fortune is a magnificent art gallery, 3 miles south of the center.
Top Choice Beach in Around Castries

Labrellotte Bay

This quiet, sheltered bay is fringed by a broad strand of golden sand backed by steep hillsides. It has shallow, calm waters, making it an ideal location for families. The southern section fronts the East Winds Inn …
Top Choice Caribbean in Pigeon Island

Jambe De Bois

Locals, yachties and frequent visitors know they’ll get a delicious meal and a wonderful view of the bay. Pick out a table on the breezy veranda; on Saturday and Sunday nights it has live music. You can access the c…
Top Choice Beach in The Northern Tip

Smugglers Cove

Close your eyes and imagine the quintessential Caribbean cove, framed on three sides by steep sheltering cliffs. You’ve just pictured Smugglers Cove, a secluded crescent of brown sugary sand. You’ll find a lifeguard…
Top Choice Fusion in Marigot Bay

Rainforest Hideaway

This stylish restaurant is perfect for a tête-à-tête. Subdued lighting, elegant furnishings and a breezy deck overlooking the bay will rekindle the faintest romantic flame. The emphasis is on local dishes with a con…
Top Choice Beach in Soufrière & The Pitons

Anse Mamin

This dreamy enclave of golden sand edges a gently curved cove that's about a 10-minute walk north of Anse Chastanet, or about 30 minutes from town.
Top Choice Caribbean in Soufrière & The Pitons


Chef Orlando Sachell​​ made name for himself basically inventing the concept of farm-to-table cuisine at some of St Lucia's best resorts. Now he has his own fine restaurant right in Soufrière. The breakfast and lunc…
Cathedral in Castries

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

The city’s Catholic cathedral, built in 1897, is a grand stone structure that has a splendidly painted interior of trompe l’oeil columns and colorfully detailed biblical scenes. The island’s patron saint, St Lucia, …
Jazz in Castries

St Lucia Jazz Festival

Concerts and jam sessions featuring big names from the international jazz scene.
Festival in Castries


The biggest show on the island’s calendar. Castries’ streets buzz with music, costume parade and calypso.