2022 St Lucia Carnival

Posted On Thursday, July 14, 2022

After a 2-year hiatus and recent easing of international travel restrictions, Saint Lucia is poised to welcome thousands of visitors from across the globe to attend the 2022 Saint Lucia Carnival. 

The Saint Lucia Carnival is a joyous, vibrant, and colorful celebration of Caribbean history, culture, and creativity, from the crowning of the carnival queen to the parading of calypso bands and steelpan orchestras.

Considered one of the premier cultural activities in Saint Lucia's annual calendar, early indications have shown that since the announcement that the 2022 carnival would go ahead, bookings on the island have exceeded earlier expectations by 30%.

Excellent travel corridors make Saint Lucia an attractive summer holiday destination for holidaymakers during the carnival season. Travelers from distant regions and the neighboring Caribbean islands such as Martinique and Barbados can quickly and easily arrive in Saint Lucia, slip into a pair of flip-flops, venture out into lush scenery and soak up the carnival party atmosphere. 

This upsurge in visitors to the islands during carnival season generates a substantial economic boost, extending to private property owners with an offering of short-term holiday rentals. The demand for high-end villas and budget-friendly accommodation is ever-growing as more and more adventurous and savvy travelers seek to secure, safe and private accommodation that allows them to 'live like a local' and experience the true essence of St Lucia. 

Current rental owners understand the need to appeal to this broad market and are providing visitors with an experience beyond the confines of a hotel, offering travelers superb choice and greater freedoms in the type of accommodation they can enjoy while holidaying on the island. 

With experts predicting a strong rebound in the tourism industry in a post-Covid19 world, this will undoubtedly drive demand for short-term holiday rentals on the island. For existing owners, the carnival amounts to big wins as they currently benefit from the yields generated from a passive income irrespective of whether they run their holiday rental as a serious business or a side hustle.

As property experts, the team at Blue Reef have current market insights and can guide and advise you in your property search.   Whether you're looking to purchase your dream home, seeking a suitable investment property or a long-term rental, please get in touch with our team, who will be happy to connect you to the latest property deals.

We wish you an enjoyable Carnival Bank Holiday.

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