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A lively and colorful market bursting with tropical fruit and vegetables.
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Castries, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most of the booths were closed and covered. Lots of litter; vegetable market looked sad. Can’t say it was good, sorry.

Thank Bobby44881
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic market you can get lots of fresh herbs and spices. Don’t behave touristy and don’t treat locals as if they are silly

Thank inubia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a neat way to experience the culture. If you haven't visited a marketplace like this before, you should know everything is very very negotiable. It is under a covered area, therefore, we went one day when it was raining, not to waste a...More

Thank sassiemassie
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We visited Castries and the Market on a Monday. There are a couple sides to the market: one that sells local produce in the back, packaged products in the front and in a separate building primarily trinkets etc. Almost all the stalls sold the same...More

1  Thank Trace299
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Due to Hurricane Issac and everything being cancelled and no sign of rain, we decided to check out the Market on a Thursday. The majority of the shops were closed. I was hoping for more of a selection, but most of the stands offered the...More

1  Thank Krista P
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

When we visited there was not really any other tourists. There was some closed stalls, but enough for us To get souvenirs And lunch. There are Two bits To The market, a foodie part And across The road, nearer The water, a souvenir/clothes section. Reggae...More

Thank PaulMarc
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We were in Saint Lucia for a week and we had a few people to buy some souvenirs for before we went home. We passed this market on the way to the resort from the airport so we decided to visit it a few days...More

Thank mphill0709
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to experience the local day to day life , the market is huge but most stalls selling the same things , make sure you use your haggling skills to get some bargains , very friendly people and a pleasant no thank you usually...More

1  Thank palmerp
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The market was just a typical carribean island poor area market. Every stall in the market has pretty much the same stuff, but was able to get some cute things for my young daughters. My husband got a t shirt. Be prepared to be pressured...More

Thank EricaTapscott
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Everything you can imagine is available here. My favorite's are the spices!! There's local fresh fruits and coffee as well as many handmade item's...

1  Thank wahinehoni50
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Paul464
July 12, 2018|
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Response from Gail M | Reviewed this property |
I'd say early morning - it's scorchingly hot later on. And they are closed Sundays.
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neenienooner
May 22, 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
March 12, 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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