Plan your trip to St. Lucia

Flights to St. Lucia are easy to book with Air Transat. Before planning a trip, be sure to check the schedule below, as some routes may be seasonal.

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St. Lucia: where the West Indies come to life

Travellers can certainly find a typical Caribbean vacation in St. Lucia—the water sports, beaches and resorts here are exceptional. But this island has so much to offer beyond the standard, it’s a shame to catch a flight in and out without having experienced it all.

Outings

Tourists get a bird’s eye view of St. Lucia’s magnificent jungle canopy on the Rainforest Adventures Aerial Tram, an eight-seater gondola that soars over giant ficus stranglers, towering gommiers and a river gushing through the ravine. Those looking for a bigger adrenalin rush can zip line down the mountainside instead.

Adventure lovers mountain bike through the jungle on almost 20 kilometres of private trails on the grounds of Anse Mamin, one of the island’s first colonial plantations. Visitors can find tours suitable for all fitness levels.

Sights

One of the island’s iconic landmarks, The Pitons are two towers of volcanic rock covered in vegetation that jut from the sea in front of Soufrière. They are lovely to behold from the shore, and even lovelier to climb.

Food

The only way to get to the Rainforest Hideaway is by boat, but the delicious local dishes with a contemporary twist are worth the short ferry ride across Marigot Bay. Guests dine on a wooden deck that extends right out over the water.

Frigate birds swoop over the ocean as far as the eye can see at The Cliff at Cap, an open-air restaurant perched at a sensational height. Hailed by the New York Times for its creative French/West Indian cuisine, it is not to be missed.

Cheap flights

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St. Lucia must-see Destination

Vieux Fort

Vieux Fort

Vieux Fort: The Edge of the Caribbean

Located on the southernmost tip of St. Lucia where the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea meet, Vieux Fort is the former site of a fortress that looked towards neighbouring St. Vincent. Now home to Hewanorra International Airport, it welcomes visitors from all around the world who travel here to experience St. Lucia’s verdant scenery, relaxing hideaways and Caribbean culture.

More about Vieux Fort

Of all the “pearls” of the Caribbean, Saint Lucia, located between Martinique and St. Vincent, is certainly the most impressive, geologically speaking. The volcanic island of emblematic pitons is captivating with its lush vegetation, dense forests and vast banana plantations. The wealth of its seabed also makes it a prime destination to visit. To learn more, read our blog.




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Currency

St. Lucia’s official currency is the Eastern Caribbean dollar (XCD).

Official language

St. Lucia’s official language is English, but St. Lucians speak a French Creole commonly called Patois.

Things to remember

Remember to pack sunblock and insect repellent.

Entry/exit requirements

To get information regarding passports and all necessary visas, please visit the country travel advice and advisories of the Government of Canada.

Vaccines

To obtain information concerning vaccines, please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada

Weather in St. Lucia can vary throughout the year. The chart below indicates monthly average temperatures and rainfall so travellers can plan the perfect vacation at the right time and pack accordingly.

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