Best Time to Visit St. Lucia

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Derek Dellinger
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31.08.2022 17:21
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Hello there, vacationers and travelers. Visiting a place as you know requires a little pre-information about your destination. You got to know how much to budget, the best hotels, must-see spots, must-eat foods, and so on. As you must have also guessed, you need to know the best time to visit. In St. Lucia, there are great sunny times with buzzing beaches and clear skies. Then, there are also hurricanes and very unpleasant seasons. Although we are not here to talk about the must-eat and the must-go, we just want to let you know when the best time to visit St Lucia is. And as a bonus for reaching the end, we'll throw in the best time to visit St. Lucia with low or high tourist volume. So, grab your seat belts and tighten your shoelaces. This will be a fun ride.

Best Hotels & Resorts

Best hotel
St Lucia
Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia, An Autograph Collection All Inclusive Resort - Adults Only
4
Air conditioning
Free WiFi
Free parking
$624.00
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St Lucia
Royalton Saint Lucia, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort
4
$464.00
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St Lucia
Mystique St. Lucia by Royalton
4
Pool
Refrigerator
Free parking
$211.00
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St Lucia
Bel Jou Adults Only - All Inclusive
4
Free breakfast
Free parking
Air conditioning
$255.00
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St Lucia
Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa
4
Airport transfer
Pool
Free parking
$183.00
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Weather in St. Lucia

Let’s start here – the best time to travel to St. Lucia is based on the weather. If we take a look at St. Lucia as a whole, we'll say it is generally warm all year round and all months are great for traveling. Why? Records show that Saint Lucia has an average temperature between 84°F (23°C) and 87°F (31°C). If this sounds like gibberish to you – we gat you. It means that the weather is usually warm with a light breeze. There are also small clouds in the sky and at the beginning of the rainy season, there can be small showers and wind.

But if we look at the months individually, it’s not so perfect. Some months are not favorable, more humid, and stormy like September and October. While other months are dry or cold. Some months are also cool like January to April which makes them the best time to travel to St. Lucia. And from May to December, the rainy season begins. The hurricane season is somewhere in-between, usually between August and November. So, naturally, this period is not one of St. Lucia's best times to visit.

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Average Temperature

Let’s talk a little bit about the temperature now – the hottest, coldest, and best months to visit St. Lucia. St. Lucia has a tropical climate so the average temperature is usually warm with gentle breezes all year round. But during the dry season, some cities in St. Lucia are hot, extremely windy, and oppressive. However, if we look at the data generally, there isn’t any obvious line between the coldest and the hottest months as one might think. Although there can be variations of cool and dry from the beginning of the year to April. There can also be variations of humid and rainy from around May to December. However, the ideal time to visit St. Lucia is January to April, when the weather is cool and mildly windy.

Average Precipitation

When it comes to the amount of rainfall (precipitation), the chances of having too much or little rain also vary. Averagely, we can say that St. Lucia is a humid place due to the tropical climate. According to the data available, the months with the most rainfall starts from May till December, with September and October, carrying the month with the most rainfall. The driest months are from January to April (noting that there are only two seasons in St. Lucia – wet and dry season). When it comes to the driest month, March is the month with the fewest rainy days.

So, when is the best month to go to St. Lucia according to its precipitation data? Well, based on categorization, data, and statistics, the best month to visit St. Lucia is from January to April.

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Average Tourist Volume

The more tourist volume there is, the more expensive hotels, resorts, and restaurants are. But at the same time, the more the tourists visit, the more the festivals and events. So knowing the tourist volume would help you know the best time to visit St. Lucia.

There is always a large influx of tourists around mid-December to mid-May. This is also not the best period to visit Saint Lucia tourist centers because of too many crowds. Then, the beaches are usually warmest from January till April, with light showers and partly cloudy skies. From August to November, St. Lucia usually experiences hurricanes, (especially September and October). Therefore, these months are not the best time of the year to visit St. Lucia.

FAQ

When is the rainy season in St. Lucia?

The rainy season in St. Lucia typically runs from June to November, with the heaviest rains usually occurring in September and October. However, rainfall can vary greatly from year to year. If you're planning a trip to St. Lucia, it's best to check the weather forecast closer to your travel dates so you can plan accordingly.

When is the best time to travel to St. Lucia?

The best time to travel to St. Lucia is during the dry season, which runs from mid-December to mid-April. This is also the busiest time of year on the island, so you can expect higher prices and more crowded beaches. If you're looking for a cheaper trip or want to avoid the crowds, consider traveling during the wet season, which runs from June to November. Keep in mind that hurricane season falls during this time, so you'll need to be prepared for the possibility of bad weather. Whichever time of year you choose to travel, you're sure to have a wonderful time on this beautiful island.

When does a hurricane come to St. Lucia?

The hurricane season in St. Lucia typically runs from June to November, with the peak period being August to October. However, hurricanes can occur outside of this time frame

What is the wettest month in St. Lucia?

The wettest month in St. Lucia is October, with an average rainfall of 9.3 inches (236 mm). November and September are also relatively wet months, with 8.8 inches (224 mm) and 8.4 inches (213 mm) of rainfall respectively. December through May are the driest months on the island, with an average of less than 4 inches (102 mm) of rainfall per month.

What is the cheapest month to go to St Lucia?

The cheapest month to visit St. Lucia is typically December, when hotel rates are at their lowest. If you're looking for a deal on airfare, the best time to fly to St. Lucia is also generally in December. However, keep in mind that this is also the busiest time of year for tourism, so you may find yourself competing for space at popular attractions. If you're looking to avoid the crowds, plan your trip for mid-January through early April instead. Hotel rates will be slightly higher during this time, but you'll have a better chance of getting around without having to fight for space on the beach or at popular tourist sites.

Top Hotels & Resorts

Best hotel
St Lucia
Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia, An Autograph Collection All Inclusive Resort - Adults Only
Free parking
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Bathtub
Gym
Pool
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$624.00
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Luxury Junior Suite
4 maximum amount
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This Junior Suite is located on the top floor of the Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia. It has a private balcony with Caribbean views and a whirlpool tub. Stay in this Junior Suite and enjoy satellite TV, a private balcony, and a whirlpool tub.
Air conditioning
42-inch flat-screen TV
Premium TV channels
Satellite channels
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Minibar
Free Wi-Fi
Daily housekeeping
Desk
Electrical adaptors/chargers
Iron/ironing board
Safe
Balcony or patio
Luxury Junior Suite Swim Out
4 maximum amount
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This suite offers a private plunge pool, outdoor shower, and stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. It is decorated in rich earth tones with marble floors, a plush king size bed, oversized soaking tub, and a private terrace with a infinity edge pool. Guests will enjoy access to the exclusive Pink Sand Beach, 24-hour concierge service, shuttle service to the main beach, and more.
Air conditioning
42-inch flat-screen TV
Premium TV channels
Satellite channels
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Minibar
Free Wi-Fi
Daily housekeeping
Desk
Electrical adaptors/chargers
Iron/ironing board
Safe
Balcony or patio
Luxury Presidential Room
3 maximum amount
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Your presidential suite will be stocked with everything you might need on your vacation. You can order room service, or you can enjoy a private concierge who will help you plan your time at the resort. You’ll have access to the private beaches and pools, as well as a spa offering everything from massages to facials.
Air conditioning
42-inch flat-screen TV
Premium TV channels
Satellite channels
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Minibar
Free Wi-Fi
Daily housekeeping
Desk
Electrical adaptors/chargers
Iron/ironing board
Safe
Balcony or patio
St Lucia
Royalton Saint Lucia, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort
Bathtub
Free WiFi
Pool
Gym
Free parking
Air conditioning
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$464.00
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Luxury Chairman’s Suite
8 maximum amount
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This luxurious private home is equipped for pure bliss. You will find sophisticated comforts in a daylit suite with a pool table, wet bar, full dining room, and a furnished living room with a sofa bed, as well as a welcoming balcony in the stylish bedroom.
Butler service
Nightly turndown service
Exclusive beach area with dedicated bar and waiter service
Distinctive wrist bracelet
Personalized check-in and check-out at the lounge
Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
Diamond Club™ Lounge private access
Selected premium drinks menu available in lounge (some restrictions apply)
Daily continental breakfast service in lounge
Evening hors d'oeuvres and afternoon snacks including decadent desserts in lounge
Selection of pillows from The Royal Spa pillow menu
Exclusive discounts on spa treatments and services (some restrictions apply)
Selection of in-suite liquors (one bottle per week)
Upgraded minibar restocked daily (according to consumption)
Luxury Family Suite
4 maximum amount
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This family room provides Diamond Club™ status amenities and comfort, including a king bed and a separate double sofa bed enclosed by a sliding wall. Enjoy spectacular ocean vistas or a swim-out pool from the outdoor terrace, as well as all of the Diamond Club™ perks.
Butler service
Nightly turndown service
Exclusive beach area with dedicated bar and waiter service
Distinctive wrist bracelet
Personalized check-in and check-out at the lounge
Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
Diamond Club™ Lounge private access
Selected premium drinks menu available in lounge (some restrictions apply)
Daily continental breakfast service in lounge
Evening hors d'oeuvres and afternoon snacks including decadent desserts in lounge
Selection of pillows from The Royal Spa pillow menu
Exclusive discounts on spa treatments and services (some restrictions apply)
Selection of in-suite liquors (one bottle per week)
Upgraded minibar restocked daily (according to consumption)
Luxury Penthouse Suite
4 maximum amount
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Whether you prefer to spend your vacation in the wet bar and double sofa seating area of the separate living space or on the balcony of the private bedroom, our pinnacle suite invites you to experience true luxury.
Butler service
Nightly turndown service
Exclusive beach area with dedicated bar and waiter service
Distinctive wrist bracelet
Personalized check-in and check-out at the lounge
Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
Diamond Club™ Lounge private access
Selected premium drinks menu available in lounge (some restrictions apply)
Daily continental breakfast service in lounge
Evening hors d'oeuvres and afternoon snacks including decadent desserts in lounge
Selection of pillows from The Royal Spa pillow menu
Exclusive discounts on spa treatments and services (some restrictions apply)
Selection of in-suite liquors (one bottle per week)
Upgraded minibar restocked daily (according to consumption)
Luxury Presidential Suite
4 maximum amount
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Stare at incredible sea vistas from the terrace as you begin another perfect day in Saint Lucia. Two separate guest rooms offer supreme relaxation, and a wet bar and dining table are what you need to gather with friends.
Butler service
Nightly turndown service
Exclusive beach area with dedicated bar and waiter service
Distinctive wrist bracelet
Personalized check-in and check-out at the lounge
Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
Diamond Club™ Lounge private access
Selected premium drinks menu available in lounge (some restrictions apply)
Daily continental breakfast service in lounge
Evening hors d'oeuvres and afternoon snacks including decadent desserts in lounge
Selection of pillows from The Royal Spa pillow menu
Exclusive discounts on spa treatments and services (some restrictions apply)
Selection of in-suite liquors (one bottle per week)
Upgraded minibar restocked daily (according to consumption)
Luxury Suite
4 maximum amount
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Be prepared for another day of beach fun after awakening on a DreamBed™ between high-quality hand-made sheets. Beginning your day by taking a Jacuzzi or rain shower and sitting in the sitting area (with a pull-out couch) in the bathroom, you will be able to see the gardens, the ocean, or a semi-private swim-out pool.
Butler service
Nightly turndown service
Exclusive beach area with dedicated bar and waiter service
Distinctive wrist bracelet
Personalized check-in and check-out at the lounge
Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
Diamond Club™ Lounge private access
Selected premium drinks menu available in lounge (some restrictions apply)
Daily continental breakfast service in lounge
Evening hors d'oeuvres and afternoon snacks including decadent desserts in lounge
Selection of pillows from The Royal Spa pillow menu
Exclusive discounts on spa treatments and services (some restrictions apply)
Selection of in-suite liquors (one bottle per week)
Upgraded minibar restocked daily (according to consumption)
St Lucia
Mystique St. Lucia by Royalton
Gym
Refrigerator
Free parking
Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Mystique St. Lucia by Royalton on the map.
$211.00
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Deluxe Junior Suite
4 maximum amount
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The resort’s surrounding lush tropical gardens are visible from these air-conditioned suites, which also offer a furnished patio where guests can enjoy a quiet cup of coffee in the morning.
Coffee/tea maker
A mini fridge
An in-room safe
Cable TV
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Iron/ironing board
Daily housekeeping
Climate-controlled air conditioning
Premium Junior Suite
4 maximum amount
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Guests can relax on the large terrace, which overlooks Reduit Beach, and enjoy views of the crystal-clear waters of Rodney Bay from these spacious suites.
Coffee/tea maker
A mini fridge
An in-room safe
Cable TV
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Iron/ironing board
Daily housekeeping
Climate-controlled air conditioning
Presidential Suite
4 maximum amount
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Guests can relax in paradise after a day of exploring the resort in this stunning suite, which comes fully equipped with everything they need. After soaking in the hot tub on their private terrace overlooking the sparkling bay, guests can unwind in the sauna, steam room, and whirlpool.
Coffee/tea maker
A mini fridge
An in-room safe
Cable TV
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Iron/ironing board
Daily housekeeping
Climate-controlled air conditioning
St Lucia
Bel Jou Adults Only - All Inclusive
Gym
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Free breakfast
Pool
Free parking
Bel Jou Adults Only - All Inclusive on the map.
$255.00
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Garden Bungalow
2 maximum amount
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Take advantage of the solitude at our secluded and intimate hotel by booking a Garden Bungalow. French doors open to our luscious landscape, where you can relax and enjoy the sounds of the fresh, cool breeze blowing through the tall trees. These private and peaceful Garden Bungalows are the ultimate escape.
Air conditioning
36-inch TV
Cable channels
Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Fridge (on request)
Free Wi-Fi
Housekeeping (once per stay)
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
Garden View Room
2 maximum amount
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Arrive in serenity with our Garden View rooms, which offer a path to our beautiful, plush gardens and serene poolside. These comfortable rooms, with their island-inspired décor and beautiful flower-filled surroundings, create a tropical ambiance.
Air conditioning
36-inch TV
Cable channels
Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Fridge (on request)
Free Wi-Fi
Housekeeping (once per stay)
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
Partial Ocean View Room
3 maximum amount
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Our Partial Ocean view rooms offer a unique view of our beautiful gardens, pool, and a portion of the alluring Caribbean Sea. Sunset is a wonderful opportunity to view the breathtaking kaleidoscope of colors on the horizon.
Air conditioning
36-inch TV
Cable channels
Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Fridge (on request)
Free Wi-Fi
Housekeeping (once per stay)
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
St Lucia
Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa
Free WiFi
Airport transfer
Pool
Non-smoking
Free parking
Gym
Bay Gardens Beach Resort &
$183.00
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Deluxe Beach Front
4 maximum amount
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This room beckons you to spend the day on Reduit Beach, boasting magnificent ocean views. A day on Reduit Beach can be enjoyed by staying in this spacious room, which can accommodate up to four people. Choose between one king bed or two queen beds.
In Room Safe
Laundry service (fee)
Iron/ Ironing board
Unlimited use of the waterpark
Babysitting (fee)
Complimentary shuttle service to sister resorts
Complimentary bottle of water on arrival
Clock radio/alarm
Ceiling fan
Mini-refrigerator
Kettle/coffee maker
Hairdryer
Individual climate control
Smoke Detectors
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Deluxe Garden View
4 maximum amount
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This private furnished patio accommodation is conveniently located near the main lobby area, offering a view of lush tropical gardens. Sleeps up to four, with one king bed or two queen beds available.
In Room Safe
Laundry service (fee)
Iron/ Ironing board
Unlimited use of the waterpark
Babysitting (fee)
Complimentary shuttle service to sister resorts
Complimentary bottle of water on arrival
Clock radio/alarm
Ceiling fan
Mini-refrigerator
Kettle/coffee maker
Hairdryer
Individual climate control
Smoke Detectors
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Deluxe Pool View
4 maximum amount
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The Deluxe Pool View Rooms are positioned around the lagoon-style pool, allowing you to take in the fresh island air. Take pleasure in the sight of our beautiful resort from your own personal terrace.
In Room Safe
Laundry service (fee)
Iron/ Ironing board
Unlimited use of the waterpark
Babysitting (fee)
Complimentary shuttle service to sister resorts
Complimentary bottle of water on arrival
Clock radio/alarm
Ceiling fan
Mini-refrigerator
Kettle/coffee maker
Hairdryer
Individual climate control
Smoke Detectors
Complimentary Wi-Fi
One Bedroom Suite Beach Front
4 maximum amount
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This deluxe suite opens directly to Reduit Beach, and includes a living room and bedroom, full kitchen and dining area, bathroom, and furnished private terrace. The suite can accommodate four people, with one king bed or two queen beds and a sofa bed.
In Room Safe
Laundry service (fee)
Iron/ Ironing board
Unlimited use of the waterpark
Babysitting (fee)
Complimentary shuttle service to sister resorts
Complimentary bottle of water on arrival
Clock radio/alarm
Ceiling fan
Mini-refrigerator
Kettle/coffee maker
Hairdryer
Individual climate control
Smoke Detectors
Complimentary Wi-Fi
One Bedroom Suite Pool View
4 maximum amount
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These large suites located in the resort's center around the main pool are an excellent way to feel at home. In addition to a living room, bedroom, full kitchen, and dining area, this suite includes a powder room.
In Room Safe
Laundry service (fee)
Iron/ Ironing board
Unlimited use of the waterpark
Babysitting (fee)
Complimentary shuttle service to sister resorts
Complimentary bottle of water on arrival
Clock radio/alarm
Ceiling fan
Mini-refrigerator
Kettle/coffee maker
Hairdryer
Individual climate control
Smoke Detectors
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Two Bedroom Suite Pool View
8 maximum amount
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These suites around the resort's main pool offer a comfortable stay with a living room and bedroom, a full kitchen and dining area, and a powder room. Suites accommodate up to eight people, including one king bed or two queen beds in each room, and one sofa bed.
In Room Safe
Laundry service (fee)
Iron/ Ironing board
Unlimited use of the waterpark
Babysitting (fee)
Complimentary shuttle service to sister resorts
Complimentary bottle of water on arrival
Clock radio/alarm
Ceiling fan
Mini-refrigerator
Kettle/coffee maker
Hairdryer
Individual climate control
Smoke Detectors
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Waters Edge Villa 4 Bedroom
10 maximum amount
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The master bedroom at Rodney Bay Marina offers a stunning view of the bay, where you can relax and take in the tranquility. Each of our two villas is equipped with four spacious bedrooms with king beds or double beds. In addition to providing a pleasant environment, our rooms feature state-of-the-art furnishings and island-inspired artwork.
In Room Safe
Laundry service (fee)
Iron/ Ironing board
Unlimited use of the waterpark
Babysitting (fee)
Complimentary shuttle service to sister resorts
Complimentary bottle of water on arrival
Clock radio/alarm
Ceiling fan
Mini-refrigerator
Kettle/coffee maker
Hairdryer
Individual climate control
Smoke Detectors
Complimentary Wi-Fi

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