The Sunset Hill Resort and Spa
Travel Blogs from Castries
... the staff were very friendly and answered any questions you had to ask.
On the boat, we went to another Latitududes member party for free drinks and then a "Friends of Dorothy" meeting. We met up with friends for these events and had a great time... At night, we went to the show which involved a hypnotist. Our friend Charlie was hyptotised.. which was really funny...
Must admit....We had an awesome day.... :)
... were on our way home. I was able to go on a proper swim in marigot and one of the locals gave me a free banana so I was pretty stoked on life. The street party that night was another big one, hence my fragile state today. A new Australian girl, Rachel, arrived in the afternoon, so we met up with her for some drinks before taking her to the jump up in Gros islet. She's just finished her elective in Uganda that sounded like such shambles... Found herself in a ...
... with us and tried to hail a local bus. Eventually we gave up on that idea and she found a taxi to take us where we wanted. The cab driver was happy to help and spent the journey telling us never to walk along the streets at night and to be safe. The people of st Lucia are nothing if not helpful and caring! Well, other than the thieves and thugs... Turned out we couldn't find the place anyway, street names aren't really a thing here and definitely not house numbers... ...
... buildings in various countries all for a hundred quid! Island Life.
On Tuesday we headed off to Pigeon Island at the top of the Island. We paid our dollars (it is National Trust) and headed in. OK the History bit. St Lucia has been occupied fourteen times alternating between the French and the British before finally ending up as British in the 19th Century until they got full independence in 1979. On Pigeon Island, the Brits built a fort to keep out ...
Sunday, we decided to go to the local bay for a swim. It would have been nice to take the
dogs, but the locals are afraid of black dogs, they think they are devil dogs……little bit racist don’t you think? Anyway, it was just as well we didn't take them; One of the locals had brought eight of his fifteen street dogs down to the beach for a bath in the sea.It would have been carnage.
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services