The government fees for ten days of cruising in St. Lucia were
Saint Lucia is an independent island nation, within the British
Commonwealth. The island is of volcanic origin. Bananas are the
St Lucia's largest agricultural product and export. Tourism is the
leading growth industry, large numbers of cruise ships visit St
Cruising, snorkeling and provisioning are all okay, but not great,
in St Lucia.
Best Experience: Rodney Bay. Worst Experience: Trapped in the marine preserve that isn't.
Area: 238 sq mi (616 sq km). Population: 160,145 (in 2002). Capital: Castries (pop. 60,934). Language: English, but a French patois is widely spoken. Currency: East Caribbean dollar (2.70 EC = US$1)