Is St Lucia the Most Romantic Island in the Caribbean?

By Dr. Rookmin Maharaj
April 27, 2016

St Lucia Pitons

St Lucia Pitons. /K&S Media

Searching for a unique wedding destination?Looking to renew your vows? Or just looking for a little romance? St Lucia woos with its iconic Pitons, waterfalls, white and black sand beaches, hotels, and Caribbean sea.

WHY HERE? “Recognized worldwide as the ‘Most Romantic Island in the Caribbean,’ Saint Lucia has a natural ambiance for weddings and romance,” says Louis Lewis, director of tourism for the Saint Lucia Tourist Board.

The island in the eastern Caribbean is the ideal location for a destination wedding with 7 unique wedding venues including: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Jade, Mountain Resort, Saint Lucia Golf Club, At Sea (Why not get married aboard a ship while sailing a traditional wooden schooner on azure waters), a traditional colonial house, La Toraille Waterfall, and Pigeon Island Beach.

St Lucia Wedding

St Lucia Wedding. /Dr. Rookmin Maharaj for K&S Media.

TIE THE KNOT If your idea of romance is lush tropical growth, secluded bays, emerald waters, palm tree lined beaches with the magnificent pitons in the distance then St Lucia may be the destination of choice. With ample views to frame your walk down the aisle, a relaxed vibe and many hotels making it easy to customize your special day, this the ideal location for a destination wedding.

St Lucia Sunset on Reduit Beach

St Lucia Sunset on Reduit Beach. /K&S Media

DID YOU KNOW? St. Lucia garnered the nickname Helen of the West Indies because it was fought over by the French and British just as Helen of Troy was in Greek mythology.

At the island’s many hideaway hotels, honeymooners, those celebrating their anniversaries, newlyweds and couples are ever present – confirming the island’s reputation as a romantic hotspot. It certainly is a place to make your vows and renew them again and again.

Read more about CSL’s favourite hotels in Saint Lucia.  This original travel article first appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.