Climate: Average daytime air temperature are 27°C / 80°F in winter and 30°C / 88°F in summer. Diving is great all year.
Water Temperature: 27 – 30°C / 81 – 85°F
Time: UTC -4:00
Language: English (official), Creole or French based Patois spoken by many.
Currency: East Caribbean Dollars, XCD and USD is widely accepted
Electricity: 220 volts, 50 cycles. Converters are usually available in hotels.
Marriage Requirements: St. Lucia does not have a residency period, so this allows marriage licenses to be obtained within 24 for hours of arrival with a same day marriage license application. For those who apply for the regular marriage license, the couple is required to be in St. Lucia two days prior to their wedding. As laws, fees, and requirements are subject to change.
Airport(s): Hewanorra International Airport (UVF)
Hyperbaric Chamber: Tapion Hospital Hyperbaric Chamber
From angelfish, frogfish, octopus and more, the healthy reefs of St. Lucia abound with life. Getting your fins wet for the first time? St. Lucia, with gentle currents and high visibility at most dive sites, is a great place to start.
Above the turquoise waters the island is a nature lover’s paradise. Hiking the rainforest or the twin peaks of The Pitons will help you get your nature fix. Shopping is a cultural experience when you visit Market Day, a 100 year tradition where the vendors sell their assorted sundries under colorful parasols.
Sea Turtles; The Godfathers of Scuba Dive Magazines?
Sea Turtle’s; The Godfathers of All Dive Magazines?
Ever see a dive magazine without a single image of a sea turtle lurking somewhere between the pages? Not going to happen. They are there; just check again. At least one of the current 7 species of sea turtles will show up more often than any of the 400 plus species of sharks. They will show up three times more often than a seahor...