Articles Mentioning St. Lucia Hotels

7 of the Best Things to Do in St. Lucia

While hurricanes Irma and Maria took a huge toll on tourism to some Caribbean destinations in 2017, the region continues to thrive overall. Last year was the Caribbean’s eighth consecutive year of tourism growth. A key reason for that? St. Lucia. The island saw an 11 percent increase in tourist visits in 2017, thanks to…

12 Things to Know Before Traveling to St. Lucia

Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia/Oyster Instantly recognizable for its towering Pitons, St. Lucia is a Caribbean island paradise that combines rugged volcanic mountains, tropical rainforest, and sandy beaches. It strikes a balance between a developed, tourist-friendly island and a rustic destination full of local charm and unspoiled natural landscape, making it the perfect getaway for…

What a Week-Long All-Inclusive Vacation Costs in Top Destinations

All-inclusive resorts run the gamut, from intimate properties with high-end facilities to cheap hotels with a party atmosphere. Whether in lush St. Lucia or more-developed Cancun, all-inclusives also vary in price, making them suitable for well-heeled honeymooners or budget-minded bachelorette groups. To help you get a feel for how much a week-long all-inclusive stay actually…

8 of the Best Beaches in St. Lucia

When most people think of St. Lucia, the towering Pitons might spring to mind first, but the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean island deserve a shout-out, too. Despite its modest 238 square miles, St. Lucia has numerous sandy stretches to explore, each offering its own inimitable attraction. Even better, all beaches on the island are…

Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico

Many all-inclusive resorts come with rowdy pool scenes and boisterous kid-friendly activities, but there are plenty that offer a more subdued atmosphere geared toward a romantic getaway. For honeymooning couples, or families that prefer a more laid-back vibe and options for adult time, we’ve rounded up the most romantic all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and…

13 of the Best Swim-Up Bars at Caribbean All-Inclusives

Some trips are all about hitting museums, joining guided tours, and scrambling to see as many local sights and landmarks as possible. Beach vacations are emphatically not those trips — especially those at all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, where the itinerary revolves around lounging on the beach, strolling in the surf, and simply gliding across…

Where to Go Instead of the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic offers a combination of outdoor adventure, relaxing beaches, and historical attractions that’s tough to match. For starters, the nation is home to the Caribbean’s highest mountain, Pico Duarte, as well as tropical rainforest, in Punta Cana. And then there’s the fascinating capital city, Santo Domingo, where the Colonial Zone is a designated…

12 Adorable Bungalows in the Caribbean

Yes, there are many, many Caribbean resorts for those who love their in-room liquor dispensers, swim-up bars, and swim-out pool access. But for travelers looking for Caribbean accommodations on the opposite end of the spectrum — pretty, private bungalows with gobs of local charm — these quaint resorts are quiet oases with mellow, non-mega-resort atmospheres.

12 of the Best Bang-for-Your-Buck All-Inclusives in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is packed with all-inclusive properties, ranging from cheap spots with subpar food and disappointing entertainment to luxurious resorts with high prices that reflect the quality of service. Whether you’re looking to spend a low amount or an entire paycheck on a nightly rate, you want every dollar to be worth it. To help…