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Explore Santa Lucia, located in the Virgin Islands island chain, from the unique vantage point of a small sailboat that allows the boat to access small coves, reefs, and ports that otherwise are impossible to access on a large vessel. Take a tour through the Pigeon Island National Park or hike the Tet Paul Nature Trail to get to know the geography of this small island country better. This island nation is paired with two beautiful mountainous volcanic plugs that helped create the volcanic beaches and reef-diving sites. Visit the top-rated beaches such as the Reduit, Anse Chastanet, and Jalousie beach all giving you that feeling of bliss with the white sand and see-through water. You could also combine your cruise to St. Lucia with a cruise around the greater CaribbeanContact our travel experts to start planning your Virgin Islands today!

Top 4 St. Lucia Small Ship Cruises for 2024-2025

4 Best St. Lucia Luxury Small Ship Cruises for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Sailing the Caribbean$118308Jun 19, 2025Experience the Caribbean in the most authentic way under the 30 white sails of Sea Cloud on this 8-day round trip cruise of Barbados. As you delight …
Island Hopper$44998May 2, 2024Discover the natural wonders of Rodney Bay's Piton Mountains, Les Trois-Îlets' beaches, and lush forests on this 8-day cruise aboard World Voyager. …
Windward Islands$16608Mar 2, 2024Board the luxurious Royal Clipper sailing ship for this 8-day roundtrip cruise of the Caribbean, departing from Bridgetown, Barbados to St. Lucia, …
Pearls of the Caribbean$58309Mar 21, 2024Join Le Dumont-d'Urville on its 9-day sailing expedition roundtrip from Fort-de-France and explore the enchanting islands in the Caribbean Sea …

Top 5 St. Lucia & Virgin Islands Small Ship Cruise Deals for 2024-2025

Trip NameSaveFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Hidden Charms of the CaribbeanSavings$89908Mar 23, 2024Embark on an 8-day Caribbean adventure, sailing from San Juan to St. John's aboard the luxurious Emerald Sakara. Discover the hidden gems of the …
Eastern Caribbean with St. BarthsSavings$88908Mar 23, 2024On an 8-day voyage on the Emerald Azzurra, visit St. Barths and the Eastern Caribbean. Discover the azure waters of Tobago Cay National Park while …
Eastern Caribbean and GrenadinesSavings$88908Mar 16, 2024On the Emerald Sakara, take an 8-day cruise to discover the Eastern Caribbean and Grenadines. Experience the wonder of Soufrière’s natural hot …
Hidden Charms of the Caribbean with Chef Ben RobinsonSavings$212908Mar 2, 2024Join this 8-day Hidden Charms of the Caribbean adventure with Chef Ben Robinson aboard the Emerald Sakara. Discover the Caribbean's hidden gems, from …
Island YachtingCustom Label$53999Apr 24, 2024Join a 9-day cruise starting from Barbados and back aboard the World Voyager. Explore the lush rainforests, rugged peaks, & hot springs of Dominica. …
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St. Lucia & Virgin Islands Travel Guide

Best time to visit St. Lucia

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The best time to visit St. Lucia is between April and June. This is because there's very little rainfall, the temperatures are comfortable in the mid-70's to 80's (Between 21-27 degrees Celsius), and it's not the peak tourism season resulting in less expensive lodging and activities along with fewer crowds.

Between December and March is also a good time to go to St. Lucia but this is the peak tourism season so hotel and activity prices can raise as much as 50%!

Between July and November you'll find amazing deals but these months correspond with hurricane season so it's not recommended that you go during this time.
Best St. Lucia Small Ship Cruise Lines for 2024-2025
  • Ponant -  offers an "à la carte" approach to organizing your trip: you get to choose the options and select the places you want to see and visit based on your preferences. Le Champlain sails St. Lucia, a jewel of the Caribbean with the picture-postcard setting, long fine-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and hidden waterfalls. 
  • Star Clippers Americas - has introduced travelers to the thrill of genuine tall ship sailing in many Caribbean islands, including the lush tropical splendor of St. Lucia, which is part of the Windward Islands. Guinness World Records 2001 officially recognized Royal Clipper as the world's largest square rigger in service.
  • Lindblad Expeditions - sail the sparkling island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean aboard the historic square-rigger Sea Cloud


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