Get your Jazz on in Saint Lucia!St. Lucia Jazz Festival, known as one of the best in the world, was originally created to entice visitors to the island during a low tourism period, it has succeeded in drawing thousands of jazz fans each year for two weeks in early May.
Though Saint Lucia is known to be a destination traditionally for honeymooners, this island can also be a paradise for a solo traveler longing for an unforgettable tropical experience. Since solo travel is becoming a norm and we continue to see a spike in such travelers, you should not be afraid to give it a try!
Are you a Foodie Traveler?For most travelers, food is the most important aspect when visiting a foreign country; especially the Caribbean. Known for its variety of different flavors, every Caribbean island is unique in it's very own way. Let's talk Saint Lucia! Saint Lucians and their culture on a whole, has had a big influence on the rich local cuisine that the island has to offer. From days gone-by, some of the local dishes are still enjoyed in the more rural communities; particularly the eastern and western parts of
With Valentines Day around the corner, every traveler is looking for the most romantic experience while having as much fun as possible. Perhaps away from the noise for a while and down to the real Romantic Getaway; Something for two
Calling All Foodies - Saint Lucia is the place to be this Weekend! This weekend, we prepare for what is said to be a Foodie's Dream as the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority will host the revamped Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival under the newly branded Soleil Festival. This year will be an amazing experience as Award-winning Television- Personality and Restaurateur, Chef Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem, New york, will be featured. The Festival begins on the 12th of January and ends in grand Style on the 14th of January 2018
We shared a live broadcast with our Facebook Community as we attempted to make the famous Sorrel Drink. Sorrel Drink Recipe Ingredients: 1.5 lb sorrel flowers (trimmed) 8 cups water 1 cinnamon stick 2 pieces of dried orange peel 4 cloves thick slice of ginger sugar to sweeten Method: 1) Remove the core out of the sorrel flowers and discard, then place all the ingredients in a large pot, cover with the water and bring to a boil. 2) Reduce to a gentle simmer and let it go for about 30 minutes. Then remove off the heat, cover and let it
Apart from choosing the location, the next most difficult thing for a bride is her dress; Choosing the right Wedding Dress. Selecting a Dress for that special day is never as easy as going to the grocery store. In fact, your dress selection depends on where you are getting married and definitely your wedding theme. For example, would you wear a ball gown to a beach ceremony? We were hoping not!
Held once every year, the Saint Lucia Creole Day is one of the most anticipated celebrations; Designed to showcase the island’s rich history and cultural identity. Creole Day also referred to as ‘Jounen Kweyol’ is held on the closest Sunday to the 28th of October every year for the past 33 years. To prepare, the Saint Lucia Folk Research Center selects four host communities and/or towns, to compliment the island-wide celebration by adding their own flare.
Now that you’re officially engaged and your internet searches have begun, it’s time to plan your magical day. In creating the perfect Destination Wedding day, it is important ‘Not to go wrong’ with the details, especially choosing your wedding venue. It is never as easy as we perceive it to be. Since the idea of having a destination Wedding on Saint Lucia has been checked off your list
When it comes to family Vacations, we always tend to find lots of excitement especially with the younger ones who simply love the idea of travelling overseas. However, putting together a family itinerary is never an easy task. Every vacation planner wants to ensure that everyone’s interests are catered for; that way the ‘Boring Vacation’ idea is avoided. So, Here’s Barefoot Holidays list of Top 5 Family Excursions that would guarantee an unforgettable family vacation in St Lucia.
Whether you prefer sharing the company of others, or a more secluded and tranquil beach, the island of St. Lucia has several to consider. The turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea are usually favored for water sports and swimming. The rugged but picturesque east coast, whisks with the more boisterous waters of the Atlantic Ocean, making it ideal for surfers. Whatever your preference may be, there is a beach to consider.
Here are a few of the Top beaches in Saint Lucia;