Golf on St. Lucia
St. Lucia has fast become a golf destination and is poised to become the Caribbean's golf capitol. Soon there will be five courses on this beautiful island and golf may compete with beach-going and cricket as the most popular local activity.
The highlight of St. Lucia's local courses is the St Lucia Golf and Country Club. It's Semi Private, par 71, 6829 yards and a rating of 74.6. Visit StLuciaGolf.com
Sandals St. Lucia Golf and Resort. 9 hole par 3 course, but caribbean's largest pool and ten bars. All included. Visit http://www.sandals.com/main/lucia/lu-home.cfm
The Jalouise Hilton also has a 9 hole par 3.
However, the owners of St. Lucia Golf and Country Club are building a Jack Nickalaus designed 18 hole championship course at Cap Estate along side luxury seaside condominiums. Find out more at cap-estate.com.
Feature Hotel/Resort of the Month:
The 600-acre site is a lush garden of tropical foliage bordering one of the islandís best beaches, where soft silver sands dip into the clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean.
Anse Chastanet offers 49 individually designed rooms, 37 of which are scattered about a lush hillside, and 12 which are nestled within a tropical garden at beach level. Starting at $350. Read more about Anse Chastanet.