Embrace island life in Saint Lucia for up to six weeks
A holiday in Saint Lucia never feels long enough – so we’re offering this exciting opportunity to extend your visit for up to six glorious weeks. Our Live it program offers you the opportunity to stay with us here in Saint Lucia for an extended period. And to do exactly what you want to do, thanks to the tailor-made experiences from our approved Live it Island Specialists.
There are so many things to explore safely in Saint Lucia and our immersive program will see you living like a local while feeling like a member of the family. The Live it Island Specialist will tailor activities to suit. Learn creole cooking. Hike the majestic Pitons! Explore the rainforests. Work from paradise. Rediscover yourself. Reconnect. Discover hidden gems that visitors usually can’t find.
After filling out the online form below, you will be paired with a Live it Island Specialist (local tour operator) who will be your personal guide before and during your stay. From flights to accommodation, activities and transport – they will take care of everything. They will also manage the Covid-related entry requirements and your safe visit.
And if six weeks isn’t long enough, you can even stay longer if you’d like to. Before your six week stay is up, talk to your Live it Island Specialist to request an extension of up to one year.
Don’t just be a visitor, be a local.
A Culinary Saint Lucian Experience
Savour the culinary creations of Saint Lucia with this fabulous, and flavourful six-week itinerary. Embark on a delicious journey, taking in the authentic cooking traditions of the island along the way, including British, French, East Indian, European and African influences. During your six weeks you will have the chance to learn new skills with a two-day cookery course, enjoy a private cruise with cocktails and dinner, sample local rum and chocolate, and take it the sights and smells of a Gros Islet street festival. In addition, you will be treated to ample leisure time, fresh daily breakfasts, and speciality dinners, including dining at a local restaurant, a wine and cheese pairing, plus a meal prepared by a private chef.
Thrilling Adventures – “Adventure and Fun made easy”
Saint Lucia is an adventure seekers wonderland, brimming with natural beauty that provides the ideal backdrop for all kinds of fun activities. This playground of undulating hills and valleys, soaring mountains, dense jungles, sand beaches, and vibrant Caribbean seas offers visitors endless opportunities to explore and fully immerse in the unique topography of the island. Take your adrenaline to the limit with the thrill of ziplining through the trees, trek through the rainforest to reach a cascading waterfall, bathe in a mineral mud bath, and hike the verdant terrain of Pigeon Island, while witnessing picturesque views. Head out on the ocean waters for bottom fishing, and enjoy many relaxing days on the resort, unwinding under the Saint Lucian sun.
Sistas Travelling Together
This six-week sojourn provides the rare opportunity to embrace memorable time with your closest ‘sistas’. Share in a variety of magical experiences designed to relax, rejuvenate, inspire and indulge you. Begin the days with freshly prepared breakfasts, take time out together on the resort, and get your bodies moving with afternoon “SOCAFIT” personal dance and fitness sessions. Head out on a hike to a scenic waterfall, hidden deep in the forest, hop between bars sipping rum, satisfy your sweet tooth on a chocolate expedition, try bottom fishing and peruse the shops in Castries. Wine and dine together at an authentic restaurant, and indulge in the many rich flavours of the island.
Quintessential Saint Lucia
This six-week itinerary treats travellers to a quintessential Saint Lucian experience, where you can immerse in the beauty, charm, and spirit of the island. Along the way, you will encounter all kinds of adventures, from exploring the tranquil hills, beaches, and bays of Pigeon Island, and the Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens, to the lively bustle of Castries Market, brimming with local produce. Take to the seas with a relaxing cruise on a luxury catamaran, soaking up the view of the mighty Pitons and small coastal villages. Enjoy days diving and snorkelling the coves along the west coast, witnessing the island’s amazing marine park, adorned by colourful reefs, shipwrecks, and coral-covered pinnacles. With so much to see and do, six weeks won’t feel long enough.
Bespoke Saint Lucia
This six-week itinerary is designed to offer one long, amazing holiday experience. Couples will be treated to relaxation, romance, and adventure, while groups can enjoy activities tailored to suit the dynamics of the personalities within their group. This bespoke itinerary guarantees that there is no “one size fits all”. Experience off-the-beaten-track adventures, plus a variety of low-carbon footprint leisure activities that help ensure exploring this magnificent island remains just as beautiful for generations to come.
Frequently Asked Questions
See the most commonly asked guest travel questions.
Do I need a visa/permit for my extended stay?
No visa or permit is required for the initial six-week stay.
Can I stay longer than 6 weeks?
Yes – contact your Live it Island Specialist for advice and arrangements.
What are the relevant COVID-related travel protocols?
The standard protocols exist for the first fourteen days, see www.stlucia.org/covid-19. After 14 days general safety protocols must continue to be observed, including social distancing and wearing face masks in public spaces.
Are the protocols different for my longer stay?
After first 14 days a confirmation letter and wrist band will be issued to allow you to move around freely while observing the island’s general safety protocols (wearing a mask and social distancing in public areas, and sanitizing).
Can I rent a car?
Yes – once you have completed the quarantine period you can rent a car. Arrangements can be made directly with a car rental company or through your Live it Island Specialist.
Am I restricted to certified accommodation, tours and transportation?
During the first 14 days of your stay quarantine protocols must be followed. This includes staying in a certified property and arranging certified tours. These can be arranged through your Live it Island Specialist, through your hotel or directly with tour providers. After the quarantine period has ended and you have received clearance from the MoT you are free to explore the island and access tours and attractions, however you will not be permitted to interact with guests staying in certified accommodation. Standard protocols of wearing of a face mask, physical distancing and sanitizing must continue to be observed.
Is the entry application process the same as it is for a short-stay visitor?
Yes – visit stlucia.org/covid-19 for details and to submit your travel registration form to receive travel authorization.
Can I switch accommodation after the first two weeks?
Yes – after the first two weeks, you may choose to move to different accommodation. You can work with your Island Specialist or visit stlucia.org for inspiration.
If so, is there a limit on the number of properties I can stay in?
During the first 14 days of your stay in Saint Lucia you may only stay in up to 2 properties. However, once the first 14 days are up, there is no limit to the number of properties in which you can stay.
I have friends/family in Saint Lucia. Can I stay with them once I've completed the first 14 days of quarantine?
Yes, you can.
Do I need to take a PCR/antigen test after the 14 days?
No there is no requirement to test out of quarantine if you are not showing any symptoms. You will be assigned a confirmation letter and a band that identifies you as a long stay visitor after 14 days on the island.
After the first 14-days quarantine requirement, am I free to explore the island?
Yes, once you have received your band you are free to explore.
How can I curate my package and receive a quotation?
Please complete the form below and select the Live it Island Specialists that you would like to contact for details of itineraries and quotations. The information will be sent directly to them, and they will contact you soon afterwards.
What happens if I get Covid during my stay?
If you test positive for COVID-19 during your time in Saint Lucia, you will be required to isolate for a 14-day period or until fully recovered. If you have mild symptoms (or no symptoms) you will be permitted to isolate in your accommodation. If your condition is severe and you require monitoring or medical attention you will be admitted to a Respiratory Facility and treated at your own cost.
Do I need to take a Covid test prior to my departure?
Please check the entry requirements for your travel destination.
How does the Live it program differ from someone contacting an Island Specialist directly and booking a multi-week stay?
Live it does not leave you wondering who to contact. It immediately places you directly into the care of some of Saint Lucia’s award-winning Island Specialists who take care of your every need with certified operators pre arrival, on arrival and through to your departure from the island.
Can I stay longer than six weeks?
Yes. As part of the Live it program, you are permitted to stay up to 42 days as a matter of course. Before that period has finished, talk to your Live it Island Specialist if you wish to request an extension. They will assist with the extension application and document process via the local Immigration department. You must have a return flight booked for your extended date. There is a charge of EC200 per additional month or part month that you stay. Once this is approved by the Immigration department, you may stay in Saint Lucia for up to 12 months.
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