Discover 5 Unique Easter Traditions in the Caribbean

Easter in St Lucia

Go eat some Easter bun! Go to church! Fly a kite!Easter is a perfect time to vacation in the Caribbean.  The March break crowds have gone, the beautiful dry season has begun, and the weather is simply gorgeous. The Easter weekend is celebrated with great fanfare, good food and good fun. Visitors can expect to marvel in the unconventional traditions of the islands. Many of the Easter customs stem from the region’s deep seated Christian beliefs and make for an interesting discovery.

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Creole Heritage Saint Lucia

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Creole Heritage Month in Saint Lucia

Bon Jou, Bon Fete Kweyol, Sa Ka Fete! Are just a few of the friendly greetings that you receive in Saint Lucia during creole heritage month, which is celebrated in October every year. The main aim of the Creole Heritage month this year is the discovery of the skill and abilities of St. Lucians which keeps with the theme for this year; ‘Decouve Sent Lisi’, ‘Decouve Ko’w’.

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A Cocoa Extravaganza on Saint Lucia

How often do you see chocoholics, party animals, spa lovers, foodies, and history buffs all agree on what to do on vacation? You will see it all in St. Lucia when the island’s fun-filled celebration of Chocolate Heritage Month takes place. The month of August in St. Lucia is the ultimate haven for…

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Piton Awards 2016

Piton Awards 2016 At the newly launched Piton Awards, the Saint Lucia Tourist Board rewarded its top selling agents from Canada and across the United States who have contributed to Saint Lucia’s growing visitor arrivals for the past year. These agents have undertaken a four-step education and…

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Christmas Traditions in St. Lucia

As Christmas nears, red flaming poinsettias plants bloom in profusion all over our picturesque island, Christmas lights sparkle, soft melodious sounds of Christmas carols, parang (Christmas music from Trinidad), steel band music and the never ending Christmas parties are everywhere.  As this…

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Barefoot Holidays Newest Experience: Wine Pairing at Cap Maison

“The art of pairing artisanal food with wine in the relaxed and informal atmosphere of Cellar Maison”   An exquisite evening began with an awe inspiring demonstration of Champagne Sabering, an exciting and dramatic uncorking of champagne, after which we hosted a toast and sipped the…

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Cooking in St. Lucia with a New Culinary Experience

Barefoot Holidays launches “Flavors of St. Lucia” culinary tour. When I’m on a Caribbean cruise, I’m always looking for something new and fun to do on the islands.  If a port tour has anything to do with food or local drinks, you can usually count me in. The problem…

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Essence of St. Lucia

“See, Smell and Taste the Flavors of the Island” Barefoot Holidays is thrilled to announce the launch of its newest signature excursion, “Essence of St. Lucia”.  This is an enlightening and refreshing tour which takes you on a unique journey of exploration into how life was lived in days gone…

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