The questions and answers below should provide you with all the St Lucia Villa rental information that you need. if you do have further questions please contact us.
How far away from the airport is Cap Estate?
Hewanorra International Airport is about 1.5 away and the George F L Charles airport is 25 minutes away by taxi.
Do I need a car to get around the island?
Probably, depending on how much sightseeing you wish to do. There is a wide selection of vehicle rental options on the island. You villa manager can help you rent one.
What side of the road do I drive on? Do I need a permit?
As in the UK, driving in St. Lucia is on the left-hand side. If you’re thinking of renting a car, you will need to purchase a temporary St. Lucian driver’s license for a small fee. The rental agency will be able to do this for you.
How far away are the beaches?
Our Villas are located less than 1 – 7 minutes away from the nearest beach by car.
What is the island's climate like?
St. Lucia has a warm, tropical marine climate, with an average yearly temperature range of between 24°C (78°) and 30°C (86°F). Don’t forget to bring plenty of sunscreen.
Where is the nearest bank?
There are several banks in the nearby town of Rodney Bay. The nearest cash point (ATM) is located less than 5 minutes away from the Villas by car.
What is the currency on the island and what money should I bring?
The Eastern Caribbean (EC) Dollar is the local currency, though the US dollar is also accepted universally across the island. The rate of exchange between the two is fixed at $2.67EC to $1.00 US. Vias and Master card are widely accepted as well as US smaller bills cash. If you bring US$ 50.00 or 100.00 notes you will have to change them in the bank in St. Lucia.
What is the voltage on the island?
The electricity in St. Lucia is 220 volts, the same as in the United Kingdom including the outlet. Visitors from outside this country will need an adapter and a transformer. All villas have a charging station for low wattage equipment like computers, phones, iPods etc.
How safe is the drinking water in St. Lucia?
Running water on the island is perfectly safe directly from the tap. However, water at the Villas is stored in holding tanks, so we recommend you purchase bottled water.
Are there hairdryers in the villa?
Yes, there is at least one hair dryer available at the Villas.
What laundry facilities are available?
Bed linen and towels are changed two times per week. Personal laundry services can also be arranged with the housekeeper for an additional charge.
Are towels / bed linen provided?
All towels and bed linen are provided. We also provide towels for use at the pool and beach.
Is there Wi-Fi?
All Villas are equipped with broadband Wi-Fi.
Is there a stereo or an iPod station?
Most of our villas have either a dock or a cable for the stereo which you can use for your ipod or MP3 device.
How many days are domestic duties available?
Housekeeping services are available 3-5 days a week, landscaping 1-2 days a week and pool maintenance 2-3 days a week depending on Villa rented.
Are there any safes on property?
There are safes available to store your valuables in all Villas.
Is there a BBQ grill on property?
Most villas have a BBQ grill available for your convenience.
What if I have a question that isn't answered here?
If you need more information about your villa or about St. Lucia in general, please don’t hesitate to ask. Just email us!