Government House

Saint Lucia Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

Government House is the official residence of St. Lucia's Governor-General.  The impressive building is located on a mountaintop overlooking the capital city of Castries.

The current structure was completed in 1895.  Earlier buildings at this location were destroyed either by fire or storms.

Government House, Saint Lucia
Government House, St. Lucia

The Governor-General in a Commonwealth country is the representative of the monarch.  The current monarch is Queen Elizabeth II.

Although St. Lucia was once a British Colony, it became an independent state in 1979.  The current prime minister is Kenny Anthony.

Visitors to Government House can enjoy a spectacular view of Castries and the north island from the nearby lookout.

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