Castries, St. Lucia Cruise Port
Cruising to Castries, St. Lucia makes for the perfect destination for those looking for adventure as well as some relaxation time. St. Lucia is part of the British Commonwealth, but formerly owned by the French. This early influence can be found amongst the culture that exists on the island today. Castries is the capital, main cruise port and commercial center in all of St. Lucia. The beauty of Castries provides the flawless backdrop for adventure: great mountains to climb, rain forests to explore and an underwater world to discover. Explore the lush green rainforests filled with tropical flowers and a diverse range in plant life. There are also a wide variety of birds that can be found on this island, but nowhere else in the rest of the Caribbean. Below, we have listed a few of our favorite things to do while cruising to the beautiful Castries, St. Lucia:
Dive into the crystal blue waters either by scuba or snorkel to see the gorgeous flora and fauna of the island.
Shop around the Castries Market for some local crafts and fruits, or enjoy duty free shopping with the Caribbean name brands of jewelry, perfume, clothing and more.
Embark on a catamaran boat to see the entire coastline of St. Lucia taking in the beautiful rainforests, waterfalls and springs along the route.
Explore Sulphur Springs; the world’s only drive-in volcano in the world! The dormant volcano has a road that runs right up to the crater.