As is the case with all Caribbean islands, the paradisiacal archipelago of St Lucia enjoys a sunny, tropical climate all year long, perfect for expats who want to retire here and soak up sun on the island's selection of stunning beaches.

The average daily temperatures of 80°F (27°C) tend to be tempered by trade winds. The driest time on the island is between January and March. Showers can occur throughout the year, but they usually don't last very long. Hurricane season is generally from June to November.