Erwin Louisy is the President of Barefoot Holidays an award-winning full-service destination management company offering a multitude of travel services in Saint Lucia. With over 30 years of tourism experience, we ask Erwin to share her thoughts on how the travel industry can rebound after the lockdown. What has kept you motivated during the lockdown? My commitment to my Team Members to see us all through these challenges, my love for Tourism and my belief in the service we offer to our clients Have you started any new initiatives to help
Barefoot Holidays St. Lucia offers a warm and friendly welcome when clients arrive on the island. Clients experience hassle-free transfers from any one of St. Lucia’s two Airports or Sea port. As you exit the secure arrivals area, you are greeted by our Barefoot Holidays team, bearing a sign with your name, and ready to escort you to your transportation. Simply sit back and relax as you travel in airconditioned comfort to your destination. Your return transportation is of vital importance, and we are happy to make those
About Barefoot Holidays Barefoot Holidays St Lucia is an award-winning full-service Destination Management Company offering a multitude of exciting things to do in St Lucia. In operation for over 30 years and continue to set the standard for excellent customer service and delivery to our distinguished clientele who visit St Lucia and the Caribbean. We continue to craft the perfect experiences for our existing clients and always look forward to planning things with new clients. We welcome them to the ‘Barefoot Holidays St Lucia’ Family. All things considered, there
Barefoot Holidays, located at Greenwood Terrace Garden, boast the ‘Flavors of St. Lucia’ experience. A visit to St. Lucia can be enhanced by exploring the island’s creole cuisine through a specially designed cooking experience. Learn how over the years, St. Lucians combined and blended a fascinating number of herbs, vegetables and fruits into an array of cooked foods that must be tasted to be believed! Join in the preparation of the various local dishes. Try your hand (if you wish) under the guidance of our expert island
Barefoot Holidays, located at Greenwood Terrace Garden, offers an authentic St. Lucian experience blending the past and present. Come, See, Taste and Smell the Essence of St. Lucia! At Greenwood Terrace, stroll through the pristine gardens. Here you will learn about a multitude of tropical fruits, trees and flowering plants; all conveyed by your knowledgeable guide. See a ‘Traditional Medicinal Herb Garden’ and learn how our forefathers used these herbs for healing and maintaining good health. Travel back in time as you view the
Barefoot Holidays stalwart, Ms. Sharon Eugene, celebrates 25 years of service. As the Executive Account Manager, Sharon recalls joining the Barefoot Holidays family as a young, inexperienced staff member with enthusiasm for a bright future. Sharon started off with secretarial duties and worked her way through almost all departments at Barefoot Holidays. She recalls her days as a Tour Desk Operator and describes it as both fun and challenging. Detailed oriented, focused and warm are some of the ways to describe Sharon. Her vision for the company is
Meet our certified Wedding Consultant, Mrs. Nadia Felicien-Satney. Nadia hosts approximately 50 customized weddings per year and maintains a stellar record. With a sparkling personality and great attention to details, Nadia has successfully created a WOW experience at every wedding event. Nadia is also a Certified Caribbean Specialist (Travel Institute) and a Certified Event Planner (IEPP). Reliable, passionate and organized, are just some of the ways to describe her. Nadia has been a part of the Barefoot Holidays family for ten years. For more information on planning your
Barefoot Holidays family welcomes Sherani Augustin in the role of Senior Account Manager. Sherani is an experienced Business & Hospitality Professional with over 27 years of experience in attaining sales targets and executing company mandates at a senior management level. A professional who aims to educate and empower colleagues to fulfil their potential in becoming the best version of themselves and instill a philosophy of selflessness in staff in their approach to working towards achieving the company’s objectives; as a team. With a degree in Business Management, Sherani is
If you come to St. Lucia in the summer time, you simply cannot miss the Greatest Party on the Island. ‘Carnival’. Carnival is the time where persons shed their inhibitions and the daily constraints of life, to indulge in the ultimate party. Whether you manage to ‘Jump’ in a Carnival band or not, there are a slew of activities leading up to the event, giving you plenty of options to enjoy that St. Lucian Carnival feeling. What is Carnival? Many persons know Carnival as the two day parade, where revelers
Saint Lucia Roots & Soul 2019 Held at the famed Pigeon Island National Landmark, Roots & Soul is part of the Soleil Saint Lucia Summer Festival. This is a series of five events launched to celebrate the island’s rich cultural, ethnic and artistic heritage. The Roots & Soul festival is dedicated to musicians who are setting new trends in reggae, conscious hip-hop, Afro-punk and R&B. This event will bring together musicians, record labels, online music stores and platforms, specialized journalists and other actors in order to enhance market access
A Family-Friendly Corporate Incentive Travel Program A leading financial investment firm in the US, contracted Barefoot Holidays St. Lucia to assist with creating and executing an incentive travel program suitable for its top performers and their families. The program's goal was to prompt these high performers into taking a well needed vacation in St. Lucia, while providing them with the opportunity to spend quality time with their families.
Go eat some Easter bun! Go to church! Fly a kite!Easter is a perfect time to vacation in the Caribbean. The March break crowds have gone, the beautiful dry season has begun, and the weather is simply gorgeous. The Easter weekend is celebrated with great fanfare, good food and good fun. Visitors can expect to marvel in the unconventional traditions of the islands. Many of the Easter customs stem from the region’s deep seated Christian beliefs and make for an interesting discovery.