Smugglers Cove Drive, Cap Estate, Gros Islet, Quarter of Gros-Islet
Resort · 12 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: Special treat: The Cap Maison is a luxury hotel with a memorable clifftop location, Spanish Caribbean style and a serious pricetag. Rooms from £330. Read a full expert review: http://bit.ly/11PZCSN
Rodney Bay Village (Reduit Beach Avenue), Gros Islet, Quarter of Gros-Islet
Resort · 10 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: Mid-range: Bay Gardens Beach Resort is the most appealing, affordable place to stay in Rodney Bay Village, set next to the best beach on St Lucia. Rooms from £131. Read a review: http://bit.ly/UVacYZ
Rodney Bay (PO Box GM60g), Gros Islet, Quarter of Gros-Islet
Hotel · 12 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: On a budget: Coco Palm is very good-value hotel with high quality rooms and a vast swimming pool in the heart of Rodney Bay Village. Rooms from £69. Read a full review http://bit.ly/11GMCDF.
Mare Therese St., Rodney Bay, Quarter of Gros-Islet
Seafood Restaurant · 9 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: For supper, head to Flavours of the Grill (001 758 284 7906). This modest but colourful and friendly restaurant serves excellent, cheap Caribbean fare (main courses £6 to £9) http://bit.ly/VGOZVo.
The Telegraph: Castries, St Lucia’s bustling capital, is not the Caribbean’s prettiest town, but it has a great market. Stalls are piled high with exotic, island-grown fruit and veg (Saturday mornings are busiest).
The Telegraph: Drive on down to Marigot Bay, one of the most sheltered, and beautiful, natural harbours in the Caribbean. The only way to reach the beach is by boat; a little ferry makes the two-minute crossing.
Malgretoute Jalousie Rd, Soufrière, Quarter of Soufrière
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · 6 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: The best, inexpensive lunch stop in Soufrière is Martha’s Tables (001 758 459 7270; marthastables.com), serving big portions of Martha’s home-cooked Creole dishes (around £8 for main courses).
Sulphur Springs Access Rd. (Hotel Chocolat), Malgretoute, Quarter of Soufrière
Restaurant · 8 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: Dine at Boucan (001 758 457 1624; thehotelchocolat.com). The trendy-looking restaurant offers delicious dishes that include cocoa in some form. Main courses from £15 to £23. http://bit.ly/VGOZVo
Pigeon Island Causeway, Gros Islet, Quarter of Gros-Islet
Park · 16 tips and reviews
The Telegraph: This national park is dotted with ruined military fortifications dating from colonial times. Climb to the summit of the fort for panoramic views and swim off one of the island’s idyllic sandy coves.
The Telegraph: Treat yourself to lunch at The Cliff at Cap (001 758 457 8681; thecliffatcap.com). Cap Maison’s smart, open-air, clifftop restaurant does interesting, tapas-sized dishes (£4 to £10 each) at lunchtime.