St. Lucia (British Airways 5 times a week from Gatwick; Virgin Atlantic three times a week from Gatwick)
8 hours 35 minutes
GMT -4 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
No mandatory vaccinations
Best time to travel
December - April
The best time to visit St. Lucia is during our winter and spring months of December to April. The temperature ranges from 65-85 degrees from December to May and 75-95 degrees from June to November. The winter tends to have less tropical showers.
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This former sugar plantation occupies an enviable spot, surrounded by acres of tropical forest bordering a pristine white sand beach. Save from £650 per couple. Prices from £2,495 per person for 7 nights in a Sugar Mill Luxury Room on an all-inclusive basis including direct international flights and private transfers. Valid for travel until 30th November 2014. Terms and conditions apply.
Enjoy toes in the sand, rum in the hand! Book now and save from £1,100 per couple. Prices from £1,995 per person for 7 nights in a Garden View Room on an all-inclusive board basis including direct international flights and private transfers. Valid for travel until 19th December 2014. Terms & conditions apply
Towering green mountains covered in lush tropical forest form a backdrop for the incredible sandy beaches of St. Lucia holidays. With an interesting mixture of French and English heritage, St. Lucia claims to have taken the best of both cultures - the Creole cuisine and a good game of cricket! The majority of locals speak a French-based patois, live in villages with French names and go to Catholic churches.
A St Lucia holiday with Abercrombie & Kent is the way to savour the island's dramatic physical beauty in style.Read more...
Suggested St Lucia Accommodation Offers
Hotel Chocolat Boucan is nestled in the beautiful grounds of Rabot Estate, St Lucia’s oldest working cocoa plantation. The hotel interiors are chic and contemporary...
The BodyHoliday is based on the principles of relaxation, restorative beauty, exercise and good diet – a holistic approach to health and wellbeing aimed at helping you feel refreshed...
Elevated on an ocean bluff above the beautiful waters of the Caribbean, with views stretching out to Martinique, sits Cap Maison. Once a family home, Cap Maison offers a subtle Spanish-colonial style...
This charming, low-key Caribbean-style inn is one of the oldest and most established resorts in St. Lucia, proudly retaining the traditional and easy-going experience that regular travellers...
Overlooking the formidable peaks of the Pitons, high above the Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain brings a new style and level of sophistication to St. Lucia...
Sugar Beach is located in one of the most spectacular sites in the world, the majestic valley of the Pitons, St Lucia’s most famous natural landmark. The hotel is set within one hundred acres of tropical forest...
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We had the most amazing holiday, loved every minute and could not fault any of your suggestions. The route we took was perfect. [Ben Harrison]
- JS, Tring
Deepalaya School Project
Has provided an education for more than 50,000 disadvantaged and poverty-stricken children over the past thirty years, and emphasizes the often-neglected education of girls.
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