Where to find the best shops on the island
IG Y RODNEY BAY MARINA The Rodney Bay Marina is not only for yachties! It’s a great spot to eat, take a coffee break and shop tax free for resortwear & souvenirs, designer sunglasses, local rums and fine wines. There’s a bank outlet and grocery store so it’s easy to combine business with pleasure. The marina also boasts St. Lucia’s only yachting superstore! Open Monday through Sundays. For the location, check out the Tropical Traveller Rodney Bay Village Map! JQ’S SHOPPING MALL For convenient shopping in air conditioned comfort, visit JQ Mall in Rodney Bay. There’s a supermarket, drugstore, hardware, bank, gift and craft shops, designer shoe and clothing stores and a bookstore all under one roof. Fast food and Internet services are all available as well. Open Monday through Sunday. For the location, check out the Tropical Traveller Rodney Bay Village Map! BAYWALK SHOPPING MALL With dozens of shops to choose from, Baywalk Mall has international brands such as US Polo, MAC and Hugo Boss. Locals and visitors can find great resortwear, t-shirts, souvenirs and jewelry, even name brand jeans. Located at the entrance to Rodney Bay Village, Baywalk stands out with its Caribbean style architecture and vibrant colours, beckoning you to dine, lime and shop. For the location, check out the Tropical Traveller Rodney Bay Village Map! GABLEWOO DS MALL Do all your shopping in one place at Gablewoods Shopping Mall in Sunny Acres. A supermarket, drugstore, food court, doctor’s office and gym are all available to make your shopping experience enjoyable. Open every day. CASTRIE S MARKE T The best part of shopping in Castries is mixing with the locals who make this island so unique! Outside the market building local produce is laid out be vendors in a dazzling array of colour. Come face-to-face with craftsmen and artists at the Craft Market where there’s a wealth of woven baskets, leather sandals and coal pots, along with local spices and herbal remedies, fresh produce, and tasty treats. Castries Market has been listed by National Geographic as one of the Top Ten Markets in the world. CASTRIE S VENDORS’ ARCADE This is the place to get souvenirs for all your friends back home! The Castries Vendors Arcade is a potpourri of St. Lucian arts and crafts mixed with imported sarongs, shirts and beachwear. Beaded necklaces, crocheted bathing suits, coal pots and other locally made gifts are all on display at reasonable prices. Open daily. POI NTE SERAPHINE Pointe Seraphine, located at the Castries Harbour, is St. Lucia’s largest duty-free shopping complex. With a variety of stores offering quality jewelry, brandname clothing and souvenirs, Pointe Seraphine is the ideal place to find a little piece of St. Lucia that will last you a lifetime. Open: Monday to Friday and half-day on Saturday LA PLACE CARENAGE Located on the Castries north wharf, La Place Carenage offers a state-of-the-art shopping experience. The two-storey building blends island architecture with modern design, and the stores offer the latest in jewelry, clothes and keepsakes. Open: 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday, and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays. BLUE CORAL Located in the heart of Castries on the William Peter Boulevard, this shopping plaza offers a variety of boutiques and dining in a pleasant atmosphere. And when you need a shopping break, grab a cup of java at the local Rituals. Open: Monday to Friday, and half-day on Saturday. MARIGO T MARINA VILLAGE This picturesque marina mall has everything you need. From high-end boutiques and apartments, to a supermarket, café and many other services, you’ll want to spend the entire day in magical Marigot Bay. Open daily. VIEU X FORT PLAZA Vieux Fort Plaza, located in the island’s South, has all the amenities a shopper is looking for. With a supermarket, toy store, Internet café, bookstore, hairdresser and several clothing stores, there’s something for everyone. Pop in when you’re sightseeing the island’s breathtaking Southern coast!