Whether you choose to fly direct, stop off on a cruise or just pop over from one of the neighboring islands you will find a warm Saint Lucian welcome awaits.
So beautiful she has been nicknames "The Helen of the West" , Saint Lucia is just 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, and lined with beautiful palm-fringed beaches. But beaches are just an introduction to the immense beauty that Saint Lucia has to offer.
An emerald blanket spreads over much of the island, covering plunging valleys and rising peaks in lush rainforest. It's a spectacular setting for adventure. So when will yours begin?
From North America, American Airlines offers a daily direct service from Miami; Delta offers a daily direct service from Atlanta; JetBlue offers a daily direct service from New York and United Airlines operates a weekly service from New Jersey.
Air Canada and West Jet fly twice weekly from Toronto. Virgin Atlantic offers four weekly flights from Gatwick and British Airways provides seven weekly flights from Gatwick.
Between mid-November and mid-March, a number of tour companies operate charters into Saint Lucia from Europe and North America.
Inter-island travel is well serviced by LIAT and Air Caraibes operate flights to Martinique and Guadeloupe three times weekly.
Departure tax is included in the price of the ticket for all passengers over 12 years leaving the island via air travel. For passengers leaving via sea travel, the departure tax is EC$33 or US$13 to be paid at the time of the departure.
Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) in Vieux Fort is located 40 miles south of Castries, the capital city. George F.L. Charles Airport is an inter-island airport just outside Castries.
Travel by Ferries
Those who prefer to do much of their traveling on the water will find that Saint Lucia is well serviced by ferries, making it easy to include Saint Lucia in any island hopping tour.
Visit www.express-des-iles.com which operates a ferry service between Saint Lucia and Martinique.
For convenience, travelers can download and complete an ED card here. Doing so will save time and help get cruise guests get on and off the ship faster.