Spa and Wellness in St. Lucia

Healing Traditions and Natural Attractions

The scenery alone will lower your stress and nurture your bliss. But sugar-sand beaches, verdant mountain peaks, and lush tropical gardens are just the backdrops for some of the finest spa and wellness services in the Caribbean. From authentic Ayurvedic therapies of India to the wellness arts of Thailand, Japan, Tibet, Indonesia, Mesoamerica, Scandinavia and beyond, St. Lucia's spas blend healing traditions with state-of-the-art programs for the restoration of optimal health. Wellness journeys take place in magnificent settings that bring in mountains, sea and sky. Whatever your wellness goal, St. Lucia is the perfect place to begin your journey of relaxation, rejuvenation and inspiration.

Highlights

  • Best for: Everyone, experiences including watersports, yoga, spas and soft to rugged adventures
  • Best season to visit: Year round
  • Weather: Steady trade winds account for relatively minor differences in seasonal air temperatures, which range from the 70s into the mid 80s. Rain showers are less common from December to May

St. Lucia Information

Spa and Wellness in St. Lucia Overview

St. Lucia's premier spas offer a broad and eclectic range of services and treatments. Most are located on the landscaped grounds of upscale resorts along the island's Caribbean coast. The emphasis is on individual attention, which is reflected in therapies that are adapted to fit the needs of each individual patron.

Spa and Wellness in St. Lucia Tips

If you've ever wanted to sample a range of relaxation and healing traditions, St. Lucia is a great place to do so. The island's premier spas are associated with upscale resorts, but most also accept patrons who are staying elsewhere. A popular option is, to begin with, a morning at the beach, followed by afternoon therapies.

Best Places for Spa and Wellness in St. Lucia

In-room treatments at Jade Mountain take place on private terraces set high above the Caribbean. At Chastanet's Kai Belté Spa, Anpagal four-hands massage employs the principles of Abhyangam healing. Ti Kaye's refreshing and rejuvenating treatments feature natural and organic ingredients from the island's virgin rainforest, lush mountain valleys and mineral-rich volcanic waters. At Body Holiday a Master Bhutanese Practitioner delivers Kora Healing through a combination of deep tissue massage, Indian stretches and Reiki energy work.

What to Pack for Spa and Wellness in St. Lucia

Dress for comfort with soft, loose-fitting clothing that doesn't require belts or tight elastic, and choose shoes that can be slipped on and off with ease. Leave the personal electronics behind and opt for a good book if you anticipate downtime between treatments.

Packages

Saint Lucia

Anse Chastanet

SOUFRIERE, ST. LUCIA - TOTAL ROMANCE PACKAGE includes 7 nights superior accommodations, welcome drink, fruit basket and drink package, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and afternoon tea, most alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, bottle of French champagne, tour of Volcano, Sulphur Springs, and Diamond Mineral Baths, escorted walk of the Old French Colonial Plantation, guided boat snorkel trip, a resort scuba divin course for beginners or 2 dives per person for certified divers, a one-hour Swedish Massage per person, half-day Jungle Biking in Anse Mamin Valley, half-day sailing on skippered resort yacht Searenity, and 2 Anse Chastanet T-shirts use of non-motorized watersports, $500 anniversary return certificate, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 11/1/17-12/19/17
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From $3,936 per person double occupancy

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Anse Chastanet

SOUFRIERE, ST. LUCIA - TROPICAL TRANQUILITY PACKAGE includes 7 nights superior accommodations, welcome drink, fruit basket and drink package, escorted walk of the Old French Colonial Plantation; 2 one-hour classic spa treatments per person; sunset celebration (bottle of champagne with appetizers delivered to your room at sunset once during stay); and 2 ANSE CHASTANET handmade bathrobes, use of non-motorized watersports, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges.
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From $2,398 per person double occupancy

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bodyholiday Saint Lucia

ST. LUCIA - 7 night gardenview accommodations, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily including beverages and wine served with lunch and dinner, one 50 minute treatment per day, WiFi, activities including yoga, cardio, meditation, pilates, Tai Chi, land activities and motorized and non motorized watersport, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges.
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From $3,831 per person double occupancy

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Jade Mountain

SOUFRIERE - TOTAL ROMANCE PACKAGE includes 7 nights sky accommodations, welcome drink, fruit basket and drink package, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and afternoon tea, most alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, bottle of French champagne, tour of Volcano, Sulphur Springs, and Diamond Mineral Baths, escorted walk of the Old French Colonial Plantation, guided boat snorkel trip, a resort scuba divin course for beginners or 2 dives per person for certified divers, a one-hour Swedish Massage per person, half-day Jungle Biking in Anse Mamin Valley, half-day sailing on skippered resort yacht Searenity, and 2 Anse Chastanet T-shirts use of non-motorized watersports, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. $500 anniversary return certificate.
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From $6,624 per person double occupancy

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Saint Lucia

Jade Mountain

SOUFRIERE - TROPICAL TRANQUILITY PACKAGE includes 7 nights sky accommodations, welcome drink, fruit basket and drink package, escorted walk of the Old French Colonial Plantation; 2 one-hour classic spa treatments per person; sunset celebration (bottle of champagne with appetizers delivered to your room at sunset once during stay); and 2 ANSE CHASTANET handmade bathrobes, use of non-motorized watersports, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges.
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From $5,002 per person double occupancy

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Passport and/or Visa Requirements

U.S. citizens need a valid passport that must be valid 6 months beyond the date of entry into St. Lucia, with available space for entry stamp. No visa is required with proof of onward or return ticket and accommodation confirmation. Check the entry/exit requirements here. A departure tax of $68EC, approx $25.30 should be included in your international airline ticket.

Immunizations

Vaccinations are not required for entering the Caribbean if you're coming from the United States. Before traveling check with the CDC here.

Culture and Customs

St. Lucia is a land of vibrant greens set in a sapphire sea. Rainforests cover the island's interior, providing vacationers with a variety of eco-adventures that range from sedate birding hikes and relaxing rides on an aerial tram to off-road adventures and soaring zip line flights through forested canopies home to endemic birds such as the St. Lucia parrot. The lush surroundings also set the stage for a number of unique resort properties that blend luxury and nature, and provide some of the best dining experiences in the Caribbean. The island's rich volcanic soil yields a cornucopia of tropical fruits and vegetables. This bounty is reflected in the savory dishes of traditional Creole cooking, and it has inspired a new wave of organic and fusion cuisines that have earned island chef's top honors in international culinary competitions. In addition to enlivening resort kitchens, St. Lucia's farms and orchards support a thriving agricultural export sector that includes bananas and chocolate. One of the island's sweetest day trips involves a tour of historic cacao plantations, followed by a chance to create your own chocolate confections. Across the island English influences are obvious, but so too are the cultural contributions of France and Africa. The local version of relaxing is known as “going on the lime” or “liming,” which simply involves stopping by a favorite local pub or rum shop and spending time with friends.

Electricity, Phone and Internet Access

St. Lucia runs on 220 to 230-volt AC (50 cycles), so bring an adapter if you plan to use U.S. appliances. Some hotels are wired for U.S. appliances.

Check with your local provider to see what plans are available, otherwise, you will be subject to roaming charges. The country/area code for Saint Lucia is 758.

Many hotels offer WiFi.

Water Quality

The local tap water is chlorinated and considered safe to drink. Alternatively, bottled water is available for purchase at restaurants, bars, hotels and local grocery stores.

Language & Currency

English is the official language, but islanders often speak a French-Creole patois or Kweyol similar to that heard on Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Grenada and Dominica.

The currency in St. Lucia is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar, (EC$). You can see the current exchange rate here. However, nearly all hotels, restaurants, and shops accept US dollars. Change may be given in EC Dollars. ATMs are available which dispense EC dollars and credit cards are widely accepted.

Time

Saint Lucia is on Atlantic Standard Time (AST) and does not observe Daylight Savings Time. St. Lucia is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (-4 GMT).

Location, Size and Population

St. Lucia is a sovereign island country in the Eastern Caribbean that is part of the Lesser Antilles. St. Lucia is a mountainous island of 238 sq. miles, located about 25 miles north of St. Vincent and 25 miles south of Martinique and northwest of Barbados.

The population of St. Lucia is 185,868 (2016).