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, and its romantic and relaxing location add to the charm. Marigot Bay and Reduit Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Castries a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers enjoy Castries for its snorkeling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, October, August and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Castries

Travelers enjoy Castries for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Where to stay around Castries City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 669 holiday lettings near Castries City. From 123 Houses to 172 Condos/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 Castries City is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Castries City?

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

  • Saint Lucia National Archives: 664 holiday homes
  • Vigie: 51 holiday homes
  • Marigot Harbour: 678 holiday homes
  • Fort Charlotte: 664 holiday homes
  • Mont Fortune Historic Area: 670 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Castries City! 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 City?

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

  • Banse: 154 holiday lettings
  • Choc: 523 holiday lettings
  • Soufriere: 347 holiday lettings
  • Anse La Raye: 485 holiday lettings
  • Vieux Fort: 286 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 City?

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

  • Saint Lucia National Archives: 664 holiday rentals
  • Marigot Harbour: 678 holiday rentals
  • Fort Charlotte: 664 holiday rentals
  • Mont Fortune Historic Area: 670 holiday rentals
  • Castries Central Market: 664 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castries City listed on HomeAway 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.