Honeymoon in Saint Lucia
Emerald rainforest and volcanic peaks combined with blissful beaches; a honeymoon in Saint Lucia is paradise found…
While we think of paradisal beaches when we think of the Caribbean Islands, a honeymoon in Saint Lucia offers a lot more, from sandy beaches of all colours, to a lush rainforest interior ideal for outdoor exploring!
Most couples on a honeymoon in Saint Lucia will base themselves in a luxury resort or boutique hotel and take day trips from there. The north of the island, around the capital Castries, and around Rodney Bay and Reduit Beach, is livelier and closer to the action. The south of the island, around Vieux Fort, Soufriere and Jalousie Beach, is a little closer to nature. Hot sulphur springs and the iconic Piton Mountains are on this part of the island, as are many of the top luxury hotels. The drive from north to south can take between 90-120 minutes.
Relax in your honeymoon hideaway with a cocktail poolside. Stay in an overwater honeymoon bungalow. Book a rejuvenating couples’ spa ritual and enjoy a dinner at sunset, but outside, there is so much to explore.
Saint Lucia’s landscapes are diverse, so you not only have yellow sand beaches but volcanic black sand beaches, too. Take a dip in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean sea. Spend your days on your honeymoon in Saint Lucia hiking through verdant rainforests with exotic plants and hidden waterfalls. Marvel at the birdlife and butterflies. Go zip-lining over the tree canopy.
Hike Gros Piton or relax for the day on Sugar Beach, the picturesque cove with the volcanic Piton mountains perched above. The golden sand beaches contrasting against the verdant rainforest make Saint Lucia one of the most scenic in the Caribbean. Learn to scuba dive. Go paddle boarding and windsurfing. Snorkelers may find sea turtles amongst other marine life.
Visit a cacao plantation and enjoy the chocolate delights after. Sample the laid-back nightlife of Rodney Bay and try the local dish green fig (aka green bananas) and salt fish with some local cocktails made with rum from a local rum distillery. With its beautiful beaches and lush rainforests, luxury resorts and delicious food, plus a wide variety of things to do, you’ll both fall in love with this diverse island. Saint Lucia is a romantic, idyllic honeymoon delight.
If you love the idea of a romantic island hopping honeymoon, Saint Lucia pairs well with Barbados and Antigua. You could also combine with smaller Caribbean islands like Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago or Dominica. Most Caribbean flights travel to Vigie Airport, although some also go from the major airport, Hewanorra International Airport, too.
You can combine the USA’s east coast cities like New York or Miami or Canada’s Toronto to make a beautiful city and beach honeymoon. Or consider a road trip honeymoon in Florida or the Deep South (fly to and from Atlanta or Charlotte) combined with a relaxing island honeymoon in Saint Lucia.
Best time to visit Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia is a tropical destination that is warm year-round and experiences ‘rainy’ and ‘dry’ seasons. The wettest months are from July to November when you can expect heavy downpours and thunderstorms, but plenty of sunshine too. During the rainy season, hurricanes are unlikely, but can sometimes occur. The best time to honeymoon in Saint Lucia is from December to April.
Honeymoon in Saint Lucia FAQs
Is Saint Lucia good for a honeymoon?
Yes! A honeymoon in Saint Lucia is perfect for beach lovers looking for outdoor pursuits like hiking.
How long do you need for a honeymoon in Saint Lucia?
We recommend at least 7 nights for a honeymoon in Saint Lucia. However, the ideal duration of a honeymoon in Saint Lucia can vary depending on personal preferences and budget. 7 nights will allow you some time to recover from jet lag and have time for activities and relaxing.
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