Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
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.
The cruise ports are located near Castries. A shuttle is not required.
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.
A taxi ride between Castries and Rodney Bays costs around $16.
Please access the Saint Lucia Tourist Information and Travel Guide for comprehensive visitor information.
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:
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.
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.
Average daily temperatures on the Island of St. Lucia are as follows: