Port of St. Lucia

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

St. Lucia Cruise Port

The cruise port on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia is located in the town of Castries.  Most cruise ships anchor at Place Carenage or Pointe Seraphine, both of which are within walking distance of the town.

Comprehensive information on the Castries Cruise Port is available.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

The cruise ports are located near Castries.  A shuttle is not required.

Bus Service

The local buses consist of brightly colored minivans that are very inexpensive.  The fare, for example, from Castries to Rodney Bay, costs about $1 per person.  Buses leave when they are full; They don't normally follow a schedule.

The central bus station in Castries is a short walk from the cruise terminal.

Taxi Service

A taxi ride between Castries and Rodney Bays costs around $16.

Castries St. Lucia Cruise Port
Castries St. Lucia Cruise Port

Visitor Information

Please access the Saint Lucia Tourist Information and Travel Guide for comprehensive visitor information.

Castries, St. Lucia

Castries is home to a colorful outdoor market (Castries Market) and lots of great shopping.  There is also a nearby craft market.

Other attractions include:

  • Choc Beach (20 minutes from Castries by cab)

Island of St. Lucia

This island of St. Lucia is famous for its lush rain forests and spectacular waterfalls.  It is also home to the world's only drive-through volcano.

Enjoy a drive through the the Roseau banana plantations and the fishing villages of Anse-La-Raye and Canaries.

The highest peaks on the islands are the twin Pitons which are 2,000 feet in elevation.

The former French capital of Soufriere is one of the prettiest parts of the island.  It is home to historic buildings and the drive-through volcano.

Map of St. Lucia Cruise Port

View map of St. Lucia Cruise Terminal

St. Lucia Currency

The official currency on the island of St. Lucia is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD).  US dollars, credit cards and traveller's checks are, however, widely accepted.

Weather in St. Lucia

Average daily temperatures on the Island of St. Lucia are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 23 29 92 mm
April 24 30 66 mm
July 25 31 171 mm
Oct 25 31 192 mm

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