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Weather Averages for St Lucia in February
Averages for St Lucia in February
While many parts of the world are freezing in February, the Caribbean island of St. Lucia is the perfect beach getaway. It’s location in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea gives it a beach-goer’s ideal climate all year long.
During February, the Gros Islet Friday Night Street Party rages at least three nights out of the month. In addition, the Anse-la-Raye Seafood Friday and Dennery Fish Festival are both in full swing, offering fresh catches and exotic delicacies.
St. Lucia celebrates its Independence Day on the 22nd of February. The year 2012 will represent the 33rd year of the island’s independence from Britain.
Ash Wednesday is revered as a special holiday, and those visiting during this time of year will witness the festivities surrounding the holiday.
February visitors might also want to visit the Treetop Canopy Adventure. Although it is outside the city, it is an exciting attraction for thrill seekers of all ages. It would be especially fun for those travelling with older children. The park offers 12 zip-line courses atop the rainforest canopy.
In addition there are many tours that run year round, showcasing the rainforest, the sea, the city, and even one that tours the best shopping locations offered by the island.
If you’re looking for somewhere to stay, the Bay Gardens Hotel is a popular hotel that offers accommodation great for those that are travelling on a budget. The hotel can arrange water sports, tours and excursions for guests and families with children can take advantage of the babysitting services.