DISCOVER Island Information
There’s nothing we love more than planning weddings in St. Lucia! This stunning island is our home, we love it, and we know you will too! Its beauty and lush magnificence will astound you. A perfect island destination for perfect weddings in St. Lucia. Check out the photos in our Discover section and see what we mean.
What is the population of St. Lucia?
There are around 165,000 beautiful smiling St. Lucians at last count.
Where is St. Lucia?
We are located approximately halfway down the chain of islands known as the Windward & Leeward Islands, which make up the southern Caribbean. Our closest neighbor is Martinique, 21 miles from our northern tip, while St. Vincent is 26 miles from our southern tip. Both are visible on clear days and we offer weddings in St. Lucia at both ends of the island. Barbados is located 100 miles to the southeast.
How big (or small!) is St. Lucia?
Our island is 27 miles long and just 14 miles wide, a total of 238 sq. miles. But as they say, the best things come in small packages, and considering our size we have a wide range of beautiful locations for couples to choose from for weddings in St. Lucia.
What currency do we need in St. Lucia?
Our local currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$), but US Dollars (US$) are also accepted in most shops and restaurants.
HOW TO GET TO SAINT LUCIA
St Lucia has two airports – Hewanorra International Airport (HIA), located in the south, and George F. L. Charles (SLU) in the north. HIA is the larger of the two, and is served by daily flights from Miami (American) and New York (Jet Blue), with other routes from Atlanta, Boston and Charlotte added during high season. Both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic fly into HIA daily from London, and Thomas Cook brings visitors from Manchester during high season. Canadian visitors are served by Air Canada year-round, and WestJet during high season. European visitors have the option of flying with Condor from Germany, or traveling from Paris to neighbouring Martinique and hopping across from there, via ferry or light aircraft. SLU deals mainly with regional traffic and smaller planes linking us with our island neighbours.
DRIVING IN SAINT LUCIA
We drive on the left hand side of the road. Talk to us if you want to rent a vehicle, and we’ll happily coordinate everything for you. Visitors must have a temporary driving permit, obtainable from the Immigration Office at either airport, or local police stations. Driving permits are also issued by the major car rental firms.
WHAT IS THE WEATHER LIKE?
From November to February the day time temperature is approximately 27 C, with a night time temperature of approximately 21 C – 22 C. December and January are the coolest months. From April to October the day time temperature is approximately 23C – 32C. June to August is the hottest period.
- "After our initial visit, I knew Saint Lucia was the perfect place to have our wedding and I knew that there was NO ONE ELSE in the world I wanted to be in charge of planning our wedding!"Danielle & Chris, May 2013