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.
There is more to Barefoot Holidays St. Lucia than just tours and excursions. As an award winning DMC, we also execute several high profile and intimate events, with the help of our dedicated events team. Today you will get an insight into these hardworking women and how they can help you.
Voluntourism in the Caribbean Do high-earning achievers who qualify for luxurious incentive trips really want to give up time on the golf course to paint a local school or refurbish a community library? More and more, incentive houses and corporate event planners are finding that the answer is a resounding “yes.” Voluntourism and corporate social responsibility activities are now finding a place in the plush world of incentive travel. Furthermore, volunteer projects tie into the growing popularity of experiential travel.
St. Lucia is an Island nation with a unique story of both turmoil and perseverance. This year, the Island Marks its 40th anniversary of independence on February 22nd. Celebrating the transition from where it was to where it is presently.
Renowned as the premier jazz festival in the Caribbean, the St. Lucia Jazz and arts festival is coming back with a twist. A fresh collaboration with the renowned ‘Jazz at Lincoln Center' promises a stellar line up of the finest names in modern jazz.
The prestigious World Travel Awards have received nominations for the very best travel companies in the industry and Barefoot Holidays St Lucia is named as one of eight nominees in the Caribbean’s Leading Destination Management Company (DMC) 2019 Category. We were voted most popular Travel Management in the Caribbean by the World Travel Awards in 2012 and 2013, and will once again compete for the coveted prize alongside renowned travel companies in the region.
Bright window displays, the mouthwatering aroma of Christmas black cake in the air, and the familiar sound of bamboo bursting in the distance can only mean one thing. A good St. Lucian Christmas. While there aren’t any chimneys for Santa to climb down, St. Lucians still ensure that all presents are delivered on time every year and everyone thoroughly enjoys their Christmas.
St. Lucia is now a popular choice for destination weddings in the Caribbean. With many venues to tie the knot, a bride has to ensure that her hairstyle ties in perfectly with the location that she has chooses. When thinking Caribbean, most persons imagine a beach wedding, however, St. Lucia has so many different locations to choose from. Below are some tips for hairstyles for the most popular wedding spots in St. Lucia.