We are happy to announce that our St. Lucia marina is now open. Please be aware that additional entry requirements and restrictions may still apply for this destination.


One of the jewels of the Windward Islands, St Lucia boasts a landscape expansive in banana plantations, picturesque hamlets and beautiful harbours reminiscent of an older Caribbean.

The island, volcanic in origin, still slopes with forested peaks, the highest of which is Mount Gimie, soaring more than 3,000 feet skyward. The area is abundant with flora, including the wild orchids and giant ferns. Look for the tropical birds while hiking the islands curving trails and pathways. A popular attraction that shouldn’t be missed is the nearby Soufriére volcano where you can hike to the crater and learn about the volcano’s impact on the island. Travel along the west coast to idyllic Marigot Bay then further south to the spectacular Pitons that rise above the sea and are covered in dark-green foliage. Once you’ve taken in the island scene your charter journey continues southward to Bequia, Mustique, Mayreau and Tobago Cays for more island treasures, or you can voyage north to the nearby island of Martinique.

Cruising in St Lucia

Forming the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea, the Windward Islands’ north-south orientation means the winds will be on the beam more often than not when traveling south. This is ideal for fast cruising on the longer passages between some of the islands. A prime time for a St Lucia yacht charter is during the winter months when a cool north-east wind blows across the shores. Heading north, cruising close-hauled or on a close reach is typical while those that opt for a one-way charter can cover more ground and avoid moving windward. Wind velocities run the gamut from a gentle 10 knots to a more spirited 25 knots, often strengthening off the northern ends of the islands due to land effect. Temperatures range from 65°F to 85°F (18°C to 29°C) from December till May, and from 75°F to 95°F (24°C to 35°C) from June till November. Navigation is straightforward, though plotting courses and keeping an eye on the GPS is important. 

St Lucia Highlights

Whether you’re enjoying the sights of your St Lucia yacht charter from the deck of your boat, in the water, or on land, there is no doubt you will be captivated by your surroundings. Historic sites and lush landscapes are the backdrop to beaches suited for swimming, windsurfing, kayaking, snorkelling and scuba diving. Around the island you will discover natural beauty in places such as Marigot Bay and the stunning Pitons to the south. When you’re not cutting through the surf on your yacht, you may want to take advantage of the many sightseeing opportunities on land while hiking, shopping or simply taking in the scene from a table at a quaint shorefront restaurant. 

Martinique Rum Experience

For a unique Crewed yacht experience, rum aficionados might consider the Martinique Rum Experience. This package is available as an add-on to your St Lucia Crewed yacht charter holiday and includes land excursions, historic factory tours and more. Read more >.