Holiday Guide for Saint Lucia in 2019

Saint Lucia 2019
Saint Lucia
2019

Saint Lucia information

Coronavirus Notice The government announced that it will introduce several new and updated protocols for arrivals beginning July 9, requiring travelers to take a COVID-19 swab test within seven days of travel. All visitors must also complete a Pre-Arrival registration form prior to arrival, where they can fill out details including proof of negative PCR testing and indicate which COVID-19 Certified hotel they will be staying in. Visitors traveling only from destinations that have zero or a low instance of COVID-19 cases will be exempt from the seven day pre-testing requirement. These destinations currently include Antigua, Barbuda, Aruba, Anguilla, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Monsterrat, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Martin, Trinidad and Tobago and Turks and Caicos. Visitors with a travel history from these areas in the last 14 days will also be exempt from quarantine.
Coronavirus: Travel status Passengers are required to show proof of a negative coronavirus test taken within 48 hours of boarding a flight. Saint Lucia Travel Guide

Population: 186,000
Capital: Castries
Calling Code: (1758)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: East Caribbean dollar
Language: English

Weather in Castries

Summary: Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 27.65°c
Wind speed: 5.5kph
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Saint Lucia List of National Holidays in Saint Lucia in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Saint Lucia: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Day after New Year's Day


Day after New Year's Day

Saint Lucia: Some countries observes a second public holiday for New Year's celebration

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

Saint Lucia: Marks the island's independence from Great Britain on February 22nd 1979

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Saint Lucia: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Saint Lucia: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Labour Day


Labour Day

Saint Lucia: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Whit Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Whit Monday

Saint Lucia: Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Corpus Christi


Corpus Christi

Saint Lucia: The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun

Emancipation Day


Emancipation Day

Saint Lucia: Marks the end of Slavery across the British Empire on August 1st 1834

Thanksgiving Day

 Long Weekend! 
Thanksgiving Day

Saint Lucia: A harvest festival to give thanks for the bounty from the island

National Day

 Long Weekend! 
National Day

Saint Lucia: The country is named after Saint Lucy, who was a Christian martyr who died in 304 AD

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Saint Lucia: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

Saint Lucia: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.