Re: Antigua traveller going to St Lucia..
Me and my wife have been to both ANU and SLU. In ANU we have stayed in Dickenson Bay area, but rented a car and travelled all over the island (Devils Bridge, English Harbour, St Johns and even a day trip over to Barbuda). We very much liked being able to just get up and go out at more or less any time.
SLU we found a little harder to get around than ANU for going out for drinks and meals, but it really depends on where you are staying. We stayed in Rodney’s Bay area (near Pigeon Island) and rented a car for only 3 days (wished we had it for longer). There are definitely various places to eat and drink around the island, but they tend to be around the main areas (Rodney Bay, Castries, Soufriere & Marigot Point).
Have a look at a map of SLU to work out where is best. Normally you will have more choice around places where hotels are:
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