Saint Lucia Celebrates With Special Travel Deals

Saint Lucia is celebrating its 40th Anniversary of Independence with a robust calendar of on-island events throughout the year and special offers up to 40% off for travellers visiting from global destinations.

In honour of the anniversary, Saint Lucia hotels and resorts have created promotions and packages that include discounts on future stays, spa treatments, activities and other amenities. All details can be found on the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority website at

Offers are available at 20 properties, including: family friendly favourites: Bay Gardens Beach Resort, Coco Palm, Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa; luxury accommodations: Anse Chastanet, Jade Mountain, Ladera, The Landings Resort & Spa, Marigot Bay Resort and Marina, Serenity at Coconut Bay, Stonefield Villa Resort; villas and unique boutique properties: C’est la Vie, East Winds Inn, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, Hotel Chocolat, Samfi Gardens, Villa Capri; and value accommodations: Aupic Paradise, Bay Gardens Hotel, Bay Gardens Inn, Marina Haven.

Visitors to Saint Lucia this year will be treated to an ongoing calendar of commemorative events and celebrations of the 40th Anniversary of Independence, including parades, sporting events, horse races, galas and concerts.

Saint Lucia is a country with a legendary past. Before achieving independence on Feb. 22, 1979, the country changed hands 14 times with seven battles won by the French and seven by the British.

Festivals and special events include the first-ever Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Programmed by Jazz at Lincoln Center (May), Roots & Soul (August) and Saint Lucia Food & Rum (September).