The hills of Cap Estate (a prime area) is the site of a new upmarket residential development, on land that was once part of a sugar plantation. There are new villas and condominiums for sale or for rent.

There are also some hotels and villas in the area. Cap Estate is also a few kilometres from the tourist, residential and commercial hub of Rodney Bay. Cap Estate is the northernmost point of Saint Lucia, and the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club is in the most northern part of Cap Estate, looking out over the ocean.