This year, Saint Lucia is celebrating its 40th anniversary of independence with a robust calendar of special events, as well as offers of up to 40 percent off for hotel stays, activities, and more.
Twenty Saint Lucia hotels and resorts have created promotions and packages that include discounts on future stays, spa treatments, activities and other amenities in honor of this milestone anniversary. Participating properties include:
- Family-friendly favorites:
Bay Gardens Beach Resort, Coco Palm, Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa
- Luxury accommodations:
Anse Chastanet, Jade Mountain, Ladera, The Landings Resort & Spa, Marigot Bay Resort and Marina, Serenity at Coconut Bay, Stonefield Villa Resort
- Villas and unique boutique properties:
C’est la Vie, East Winds Inn, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, Hotel Chocolat, Samfi Gardens, Villa Capri
- Value accommodations:
Aupic Paradise, Bay Gardens Hotel, Bay Gardens Inn, Marina Haven
While in Saint Lucia, visitors will find a variety of ongoing commemorative events and celebrations such as parades, sporting events, horse races, galas and concerts. Several festivals and events are also scheduled for 2019, including the first-ever Saint Lucia Jazz Festival in May, the Roots & Soul festival in August, and the Saint Lucia Food & Rum festival in September. Travelers will also have the opportunity to visit a number of sites that reflect the country’s history and cultural heritage, including Pigeon Island, the Derek Walcott House and Soufriere. Other popular activities include taking a mud bath in Sulphur Springs Park at the world’s only drive-in volcano and hiking the Tet Paul Nature Trail, which offers 360-degree views of the island and The Pitons.