Reasons to stay at St. Lucia
St. Lucia is one of the Windward Islands, located in the middle of the Eastern Caribbean chain. Its terrain is a combination of high mountains, forests, low-lying lands and beaches. Mountain ranges runs the length of the island and forests dominate the mountains, while jasmine, scarlet chenille and wild orchids provide splashes of color to the lush green slopes. The average annual temperature range is 75°-85°F.
THINGS TO DO
Horseback Ride 'n' Swim St. Lucia
Imagine exploring the incredibly gorgeous island of St. Lucia on horseback! This St. Lucia horseback riding excursion begins with a ride through a tropical rainforest atop a sleek, gentle mare or serene stallion. Ride along a cliff and feast your eyes on panoramic vistas of the St. Lucia coastline with the aquamarine ocean sparkling in the island sunshine. Then, prepare yourself for a totally unique St. Lucia Horseback Ride N’ Swim experience, as you and your mount cross the white sand of a pristine beach and enter the warm waters of the Caribbean. Trot through the crystal seas together and enjoy the ride of your life!
Soufriere Jeep Discovery + Waterfall Revelation
Take a St. Lucia jeep tour through scenic banana plantations, fishing villages, rainforest and lush tropical vegetation. Your guides will share the local history and stories about significant sites along the way to Soufriere, home to the majestic Pitons. The first stop is Morne Coubaril, a 250-acre working plantation where you’ll learn about 18th century plantation life. As you travel along an original mule carriage pathway and through reconstructed slave quarters there are demonstrations of plantation farming practices including copra, cocoa and manioc production. From there, embark on a St. Lucia waterfall adventure to the sparkling Diamond Waterfall and feel rejuvenated. The final stop of your jeep tour in St. Lucia, before the return trip, is for a delicious buffet lunch prepared with fresh local ingredients at a restaurant nestled in island greenery and colorful flowers in Soufrière.
Soufriere Fountain of Youth
Enjoy warm hors d’oeuvres as you sail along the West Coast to the town of Soufriere. Sail by the fishing villages of Anse La Raye and Canaries and enjoy the approach to the majestic Pitons. In Soufriere take the shuttle to Soufriere Estate for a tour of the botanical gardens and take a soak in the therapeutic mineral baths, built by Napoleon. Enjoy a rainforest walk before having lunch at The Old Mill Restaurant, the only working water mill in the Caribbean. Sail back up the coast, taking a refreshing swim at a secluded bay; visit beautiful Marigot Bay. The journey continues to Castries.