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A lively and colorful market bursting with tropical fruit and vegetables.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good35%
  • Average27%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“fruit” (52 reviews)
“food market” (6 reviews)
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Castries, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday morning looking to purchase some souvenirs, a large market but mostly selling the same things. We did get all we were looking for reasonable prices but after an hour we were ready to leave.

Thank ela03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large market with fresh local produce, herbs & fish. Fresh prepared food stalls. A must for any foodie! Keep your wallet secure.

Thank URBANlogic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge, huge market place. Lots of the vendors carried the same stuff and a lot of it didn't look like it was made in the Caribbean. Interesting to visit, though.

Thank Bamatams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Castries market every time we visit St Lucia and love the place It is packed full of interesting stands and is always an experience ....with lots of interesting people too ......can be abit intimidating I suppose if you add shy but you just...More

Thank Guy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place looks like the seventies in Haiti there's no evolution of streets or attractions etc.... They CVould do better I reggret.....

Thank Thoth R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great lunch here and bought spices to take home. Definitely worth a visit. Within walking distance from the bus stop and locals are very helpful with giving directions. Best place to get your fruits etc as supermarkets are very expensive.

Thank debbie p
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There is plenty of hustle and bustle in Castries market. So many stalls where locals bring their produce to sell. Veg and fruit are always in plentiful supply but you need to choose who you ask for a price as they tend to decide according...More

Thank mjadams31
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Wanted to sample what St Lucia had to offer rather than simply stay in our all inclusive hotel all honeymoon. Decided to go to Castries as it was a short bus journey intending to spend a few hours walking around having some casual daytime drinks....More

Thank ElNin009
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Well it was a market, so I think must of us already know what to expect. Goods, produce, lots of people, crafts and arts. Almost anything you want is here. I was able to pick up some souvenirs and other items. It's even better when...More

Thank Omar A
Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you're looking for something specific they sell here, great, but I felt totally badgered and uncomfortable. It was interesting for about five minutes to watch all the locals interacting, but after that I just felt totally harassed and couldn't wait to leave. It was...More

Thank CMacIntyre
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neenienooner
23 May 2017|
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Response from PennWinchester | Reviewed this property |
Don't know who that is, ask when you get there, everyone is in the main, friendly.
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kjmp2014
13 March 2016|
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Response from robert m | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know...........I was there over Christmas and it was certainly closed on the Bank Holidays, I would GUESS it will be open on Saturday and closed on Sunday.
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Sandy151
21 September 2015|
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Response from BobNNC | Reviewed this property |
It appears that there are at least two craft markets, both within 2-3 blocks of the cruise ship landings. On foot, the first is a city block of tasteful, single-story stuccoed, tile-roofed structures housing vendors--we did... More
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