Thursday 21 June, 2018

St Lucia named Best Caribbean Island in Leisure Lifestyle Awards

Saint Lucia is the best Caribbean island in 2018 according to Global Traveler, a magazine that caters to frequent business and luxury travelers.

Saint Lucia led the way in the magazine's 2018 Leisure Lifestyle Awards, beating out in order Aruba, Grand Cayman, St. Vincent, Bahamas, Curaçao, Nevis, Jamaica, British Virgin Islands and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Saint Lucia also placed second in the world as a babymoon destination beating out Belize; Barcelona, Spain; Palm Springs, Califronia; Cancún, Mexico; Savannah, Georgia; Sedona, Arizona; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; and Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Sandals Resorts placed number 1 in the world for the Best All-Inclusive Resort while Jade Mountain placed seventh.

"Global Traveler conducted a survey of its readers Oct. 1, 2017 – Jan. 31, 2018, with open-ended questions for the best in many categories of leisure, luxury and lifestyle travel. The survey ran in the magazine, as an insert to subscriber copies, as a direct mail questionnaire, online and was emailed.

The winners were announced in Global Traveler’s sixth annual Leisure Lifestyle Edition, available now. The issue also includes a look at family-friendly resorts, food tours around the world, vacation deprivation disorder, how to travel like a celebrity, historical tourism and purchasing a second home."