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Castries, the capital of the West Indies island of Saint Lucia, is a perfect destination for those looking for a relaxing beach break or active adventures. As one of the major tourist areas of Saint Lucia, Castries offers a wide variety of activities for seafarers and landlubbers alike.

Numerous activities are available on land in and around Castries. Guided tours are available to the peak of the UNESCO designated World Heritage Site, Gros Piton, which affords the adventurous a spectacular view of Saint Lucia and neighboring islands. A guided rainforest nature walk is available which provides the opportunity to see some of St. Lucia's most elusive animals. An excellent way to shop for souvenirs is to take advantage of a shopping tour which takes participants to a craft market, a duty free center, a batik shop, and a shopping mall.

Water lovers will feel at home in Castries. A relaxing way to explore the coastline and mangroves is by participating in a guided kayak tour. Visitors can see a wide variety of whales and dolphins by joining a whale watching tour. Beginners and experienced anglers alike will have the adventure of a lifetime when they take a four hour deep sea fishing trip. Participants often return with a bounty of Blue Marlin, Wahoo, Sailfish, and much more.

What people are saying about Castries

Bernard was an informed, flexible guide who even made added stops.

Very friendly guide and safe driver with a big clean, cool car. Great day with Bernard exploring St Lucia’s main sites. Very glad we did not try to negotiate the mountain roads in a rental car.

St. Lucia Ultimate Island Private Tour Reviewed by Pamela, 04/06/2019

Danny was an encyclopedia of interesting information on St. Lucia!

We enjoyed our day very much. Lots of stops to take pictures and experience all St Lucia has to offer. Danny answered all our questions and was very entertaining.

Danny is a perfekt guide! We had an excellent time with him!

This was an excellent experience and we would recommend Danny to everyone who wants to have most of just one day on St Lucia. He is a very knowledgeable, fun guy with attention to detail who also took special care of our 4 year old kid. Thanks Danny! :-)

Good tour, covered what we wanted to do.

The tour covered the main sites in St Lucia. Reasonable value for money, although the price did not include lunch or admission to the Botanical Garden. Our guide, Bruno, was very informative, and we were lucky that we were the only people on the tour so could adjust timings to suit us.

Had a fantastic day a relaxed way to see the main attractions

Edan was our guide for the day and collected us in a nice Toyota Previa, lots of space and nice and cool. He took us to all the places listed and some others including Rum Tasting and a local bakery followed by lunch by the harbour. We has lot of photo opportunities with Edan taking us to best vantage points. Great day. and Edan was both knowledgeable and good company. It was also cheaper than the tour offered by the hotel and I booked online once I was there.

St. Lucia Ultimate Island Private Tour Reviewed by colin, 10/18/2016