Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Castries is ready to explore

Enjoy the culture and other features of Castries. This city's island views, beaches and local tours attract many visitors, as does its romantic and relaxing location. Marigot Bay and Reduit Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Castries

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Castries a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Splash Island Water Park Saint Lucia (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Rodney Bay Aquatic Centre (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • St. Lucia Golf & Country Club (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Treetop Adventure Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Castries

Travellers enjoy Castries for its snorkelling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, October, August and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Castries

Travellers enjoy Castries for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Castries is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marigot Bay (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Reduit Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Pigeon Island National Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Anse Chastanet Beach (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Soufriere Volcano (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Sulphur Springs (11.8 mi / 19 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Castries

Fly into Castries (SLU-George F. L. Charles), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Vieux Fort (UVF-Hewanorra Intl.), which is 18.4 mi (29.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Castries?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 711 holiday lettings around Castries. From 198 flats & apartments to 286 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Castries?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Castries. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Marigot Bay: 438 holiday homes
  • St. Lucia Government House: 716 holiday homes
  • Vigie: 50 holiday homes
  • St. Lucia National Library: 713 holiday homes
  • Marigot Harbour: 704 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Castries! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Castries?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Castries with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Gros Islet: 537 holiday lettings
  • Soufrière: 340 holiday lettings
  • Vieux Fort: 277 holiday lettings
  • Anse La Raye: 523 holiday lettings
  • Belle Plaine: 202 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Castries? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Castries. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • St. Lucia Government House: 716 holiday rentals
  • St. Lucia National Library: 713 holiday rentals
  • Marigot Harbour: 704 holiday rentals
  • La Place Carenage Duty Free Mall: 713 holiday rentals
  • La Toc Battery: 712 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castries listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.