Restaurants in St. Lucia & Rodney Bay

Restaurants in Rodney Bay and St Lucia
October 31st, 2016

If dining out is an important part of your vacation, then St Lucia is the island for you. There are so many options ranging from high-end restaurants to inexpensive local eateries. If you plan to dine out a lot on your vacation, it is probably ideal to stay at one of the villas on the […]

St Lucia to be represented in Olympics!

St Lucia Villa Rental, St Lucia Villas for Rent, Luxury Caribbean Villa Rental, Castries Harbour View
June 24th, 2015

Beth Lygoe is hoping to make a dream come true by being St. Lucia’s first sailor at an Olympic Sailing Competition. The Laser Radial sailor, who started sailing aged 12, is already moving into unknown territory for St. Lucian sailing as she will represent her nation at the Olympic Test Event at the Weymouth and […]

United Airlines Comes to St Lucia

United Airlines in St Lucia
July 22nd, 2013

St Lucia continues to attract more tourists and United Airlines from the USA has recognized that.  It now offers a new direct service from New York’s Newark airport to Hewannora in St Lucia. United now flies to 17 Caribbean destinations. The weekly service will be on Saturdays (same day for return flight).  United plan to […]

Restaurant Changes in Rodney Bay

Beach Bar Rodney Bay
July 11th, 2013

Akasha, St Lucia’s premier villa rental likes to keep its guests informed about what is happening around St Lucia and this time we look at some of the changes on the restaurant scene in and around Rodney Bay. A new restaurant/cafe which has opened and caught our eye is Elegance Cafe. This is a small […]

Stars visit during Jazz Week

St Lucia Jazz 2014
May 24th, 2013

Akasha, St Lucia’s Best Luxury Villa Rental, welcomed two of Canada’s most popular day time chat hosts – Steven and Chris from CBC, last week. The week was a high octane one for music lovers with some high class acts on the main stage and also at some local venues. Hopefully some of our friends […]

Virgin Atlantic Gives St Lucia Thumbs Up

Virgin Atlantic St Lucia
April 5th, 2013

Good news for the tourist industry and all St Lucia lovers in the UK. Virgin Atlantic recently announced that they will be increasing the number of flights from the UK to St Lucia. It is reported that as part of their 2013/14 schedule Virgin Atlantic will increase the number of flights from 3 to 5 […]

Superstars Head To St Lucia?

March 18th, 2013

Speculation is doing the rounds in St Lucia. Apparently, it will host one of the weddings (or at least renewal of wedding vows) of the year. Someone has let it be known that one superstar – Matt Damon, who has starred in numerous block busters, is coming to St Lucia to renew his wedding vows. […]

Akasha Featured in Condé Nast

March 14th, 2013

Akasha, St Lucia’s most exclusive and prestigious villa available for rent is to feature in the March 2013 Condé Nast Bridal Magazine. It is the only villa in St Lucia to be featured – high praise indeed. St Lucia is well recognized as the Caribbean’s best destination for honeymooners and couples looking to getting married. […]

UK Airlines Lobby To Abolish APD

March 12th, 2013

The tourism industry in St Lucia and the Caribbean have for a long time been trying to get the Airport Passenger Duty (APD) abolished in the UK. Now they have some support from the major airlines. Virgin and British Airways (who both fly to St Lucia) and other airlines are trying to lobby the UK […]

Party Time in The Caribbean

February 2nd, 2013

The islands in the Caribbean are well known for their hospitality and hosting some of the most welcoming parties for visitors including Carnivals, Street Parties and Music Festivals. St Lucia has many events happening all year round. For those seeking out the best around the Caribbean here is a sample of what’s happening in the […]