Public Holidays


Rainbows are a regular feature over the rain forested mountains near the town of Soufriére.

Saint Lucia observes the following public holidays:

New Year’s Day                        January 1

New Year’s Holiday                  January 2

Independence Day                   February 22

Labour Day                              May 1

Emancipation Day                    August 1

National Day                            December 13

Christmas Day                          December 25

Boxing Day                              December 26


Jade Mountain Gets Gold for Going Green

WASHINGTON DC (October 15, 2016) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that St. Lucia’s Jade Mountain resort has become the first hotel in the Caribbean to receive the coveted LEED GOLD certification status.”Achieving LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold, as Jade Mountain has done, demonstrates an exceptional level of leadership […]

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