Frequently Asked Questions

    Visiting the Island of Saint Lucia

    Guests enjoy holidaying in Saint Lucia all year round, however, the most popular tourist times are between December and June. See our special offers page for the latest offers available.

    Saint Lucia enjoys warm weather throughout the year with average temperatures ranging from 25 celsius (77 Fahrenheit) to 31 celsius (87 Fahrenheit). The traditional hurricane or rainy season is June to October, however, Saint Lucia sits outside of the main hurricane belt so is rarely affected by hurricanes.

    The island is 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, a total of 238 square miles. Find out more.

    • Visit the Pitons and if you are feeling really fit, perhaps even climb them!
    • Explore the beauty of our Rainforest
    • Go zip-lining amongst the forest trees
    • Snorkel or scuba on our coral reefs
    • Enjoy diving in the Marine park and in the Coral Gardens
    • Sail on a pirate ship
    • Visit a Cocoa Plantation
    • Visit our “walk in” volcano and refresh yourself in the Sulphur Springs and Diamond falls

    If you would like to do any of the above activities whilst you are staying with us at East Winds, we would be more than happy to help organise a trip for you. Transportation can also be arranged at reception, as well as a breakfast/lunch hamper to take with you for the day.

    Staying at East Winds

    Yes, we include vegetarian options as standard for each dinner course, as well as salads, fresh fruit, cheese, and seafood for our lunch time menus. However, if you have a dietary requirement that you need particular assistance with, you can arrange a meeting with our Executive Chef to discuss a menu appropriate to your needs. You can either contact reception once you arrive or let us know ahead of time by completing our ‘customize your holiday form’ here.

    Yes, our team has a wealth of local knowledge and will be able to assist you in planning a local trip. We can take care of the booking for you, including making the necessary transportation to and from your destination.

    We can also arrange a food hamper to take with you for day excursions. Simply let reception know 24 hours before your trip and we will have a breakfast or lunch hamper ready for your departure.

    Electricity to Saint Lucia is 240 volts. A universal adapter is provided in all rooms and can be used for most electronics, including cell phones and computers.

    Dress is casual all day in the restaurant and bars and around the resort. But in the evening the atmosphere becomes a little more formal and the restaurant moves to silver service with a smart / casual dress code with long trousers for the gentlemen.

    All our guests at East Winds are free to use our private chauffeur service. If you would like to use this service then please contact reception to make your arrangements. We are happy to also arrange transportation to specific destinations, driving tours of the island, as well as airport transfers if you wish.

    Our rates are based on a per room per night basis. Our rates for 2018/2019 change depending on the seasons. Also, please be aware of our Rate Policies which provide further information about making a booking with East winds, as well as details regarding our cancellation and payment policies.

    At East Winds we have a deconstructed shop.  We offer our own branded natural spa products in the East Winds Garden Spa for sale to our guests, we have a selection of unique hand made jewellery, made from shells, seeds and flowers from our own beach and garden.  We also have a selection of locally made crafts for sale in the Sunset bar ‘pyramid’ display as well as a special book on offer written especially for East Winds which tells you all about the birds, plants and wildlife on the property.  The Craft Market is a new way of showcasing St Lucian artisan crafts to our guests without ever having to leave the beach!

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