Where to stay around Gros Islet?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 476 holiday lettings near Gros Islet. From 205 villas to 101 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gros Islet is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gros Islet?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gros Islet:

  • Cap Estate: 165 holiday homes
  • Villas on the Green: 96 holiday homes
  • Sea Breeze Hills: 16 holiday homes
  • Bonne Terre: 48 holiday homes
  • Saline Point: 67 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gros Islet?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gros Islet. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cas en Bas Beach: 542 holiday lettings
  • St. Joseph the Worker Parish: 552 holiday lettings
  • Smugglers Cove: 537 holiday lettings
  • Beausejour Stadium: 554 holiday lettings
  • Splash Island Water Park Saint Lucia: 554 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gros Islet listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent villas in Gros Islet?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 205 villas in Gros Islet. Our other popular types of Gros Islet holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 101 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 82 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 31 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gros Islet?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 301 holiday homes with pool available in Gros Islet. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Gros Islet also enquired about villas in Cap Estate, villas in Rodney Bay and apartments in Soufriere

    Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Gros Islet, St Lucia your home away from home

    The town of Gros Islet lies in the far north of the Caribbean island St Lucia. The Rodney Bay Area of the small town caters to the tourists visiting the island with exclusive beachfront properties, hotels and apartments. The crystal clear Caribbean water, overwhelmingly beautiful island scenery, as well as the party vibe of the town, make Gros Islet holidays a popular choice for those visiting St Lucia.

    Things to do in Gros Islet, St Lucia

    The main attraction in Gros Islet is the Friday Night Street Party, otherwise know as the “Jump Up”. This weekly party features sidewalk barbecues and vendors, and revelers can dance in the streets to the reggae, calypso and zouk music until the wee hours of the morning. During the other nights of the week you can visit some of the many clubs in the area. Renting one of the holiday apartments in Gros Islet is a must if you enjoy a good party.

    If you are looking for a quieter Gros Islet holiday experience then you can visit the peaceful Pigeon Island National Park, where you can hike up signal hill. The view from the top is truly breathtaking. There are also military ruins from Colonial times as well as from World War 2. Pigeon Island is also home to the world famous St Lucia Jazz Festival each May. The island was artificially joined to the mainland at the Rodney Bay Marina.

    At the Marina you can hire a boat and go sailing in the spectacular blue water. Other water activities include snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing and kayaking. If you prefer to keep your feet on dry land you can sunbathe on one of the sandy beaches (Reduit, Windjammer, or Vigie) or relax in your Gros Islet villa.

    Places to visit on holiday in Gros Islet, St Lucia

    No trip to St Lucia would be complete without taking a trip to the world’s only drive-in volcano at Sulphur Springs Park near Soufrière on the southwest coast of the island. The small town is also home to the Diamond Botanical Gardens with its picturesque Diamond Falls and mineral baths. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty the island has to offer.

    If you are renting a Gros Islet villa and can pull yourself away from the stunning beaches, a great way to explore the island is to go on a plantation tour. Various sugar, cocoa and fruit plantations offer tours where you can watch how the products are processed and enjoy some of the local cuisine.

    Weather in Gros Islet, St Lucia

    Temperatures remain between 20°C and 30°C throughout the year. The steady trade winds bring cool reprieve from the high temperatures, which means that any time is a good time to take a last minute rental villa on a Gros Islet holiday.

    Flights to Gros Islet, St Lucia

    There are two airports on the island of St Lucia. The first is George F Charles airport in the capital Castries, which is a 20-minute drive from Gros Islet. The other is Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) at Vieux Fort, which is on the southern tip of island and is a 90-minute drive to your Gros Islet accommodation. Airlines that offer flights to St Lucia include BMI, British Airways, First Choice Airways and Ryanair.

    Activities and attractions in Gros Islet

    Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Gros Islet has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Splash Island Water Park Saint Lucia (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Rodney Bay Aquatic Centre (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • St. Lucia Golf & Country Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Treetop Adventure Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Gros Islet

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, October, September, August and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Gros Islet

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gros Islet is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Marigot Bay (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
    • Reduit Beach (1 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Pigeon Island National Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Anse Chastanet Beach (16.8 mi / 27 km)
    • Soufriere Volcano (17.4 mi / 28 km)
    • Sulphur Springs (17.4 mi / 28 km)