So you’ve decided to move to Saint Lucia, and figuring out the best choice for your children’s education has preoccupied you. Now that you can rest assured that they are in good hands with ISSL and its New Brunswick-accredited, Saint Lucia Ministry of Education approved-curriculum, it’s time to think about all the other aspects of an exciting move to beautiful Saint Lucia.
For a general orientation, check out the World Factbook. Also our Saint Lucia Tourist Board website is a great place to start, with information on activities and events like Carnival and the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival and the best places to dine out and explore.
To keep abreast about what’s going on day to day, visit our news sites and magazines. The Star and The Voice are published several times weekly. The Tropical Traveller gives some insight on points of interests for visitors, fresh Magazine and Business Focus are quarterly publications that will help you keep your finger on the pulse of St Lucian living.
For practical things like grocery shopping, check out Super J and GL Food Market. For postal services, banking services, pharmacies look no further than one of our two malls Baywalk Mall and JQ Mall. Two major health clinics Integral Health Clinic and EMCare are both in the Rodney Bay area and Tapion Hospital, a state of the art private healthcare facility is half an hour away.
To start equipping your home, visit Valmont, InsideOut, or Sea Island Home and Garden. And once you are settled, you’ll want to get into a routine. There are lots of opportunities to keep active and stay healthy with gyms, the aquatic centre, the St Lucia Golf and Country Club, The National Tennis Centre, all conveniently within a 5 mile radius of the school.
It’s certain you’ll have more questions about Saint Lucia life and the staff at ISSL are happy to do everything they can to support an easy transition for you and your family.