Being only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, it’s hard to believe how much has been packed in to the luxury holiday destination of St Lucia. This island is proof that good things come in small packages as it boasts countless beaches including Private Sugar Beach and Reduit Beach complete with powder-white sands and glittering turquoise views.
Pigeon Island is one of the most popular tourist destinations, taking 90-minutes by car from the airport, it is worth the drive. Panoramic vistas brimming with history can be taken in whilst exploring the relics and ruins of Fort Rodney before stopping for something to eat. On-site restaurants Jambe de Bois and The Captain’s Cellar Bar and Restaurant both offer great island cuisine for a quick lunch or dinner in the sun.
Have a sweet tooth? Chocoholics rejoice with a Tree to Bar experience surrounded by cocoa trees. Learn how chocolate is produced on the historic Rabot Estate even having the chance to plant your own tree, as your own tour guide shows you around
If you don’t want to go back to the hotel just yet, take a 15-minute drive from Corinth and you will find yourself in Rodney Bay. With more than 25 bars within walking distance from each other, make sure you indulge in the fabulous island rum and cocktails for a typically tropical night.
If you’re feeling the effects from the night before, why not go for a morning hike to clear your head? The Pitons is one of the most recognisable destinations in St. Lucia offering stunning views of the island. Prefer to tee off with a relaxing game of golf? St. Lucia Golf and Country Club can be found in the capital of Castries covering more than 6,000 yards of plush fairways and palm trees. Grab your clubs and get down there.
St. Lucia is a true island paradise in every way with plenty of things to see and do, you will be wanting to go back next year for sure.
WINGED BOOTS WISDOM
St. Lucia is home to the world’s only ‘drive in’ volcano. Sulphur Springs can be found just an eight-minute drive from Soufriere with tourists being able to drive right up to the edge of the springs to observe the natural wonder. Mud baths are also available here and are said to hold healing properties. Why not find out for yourself?
Good to know
- Time difference: UTC -4
- Capital: Castries
- Currency: XCD
- Nearest Airport: Hewanorra International Airport
Best Time To Travel
|Jan: 26°c||Feb: 26°c||Mar: 27°c|
|Apr: 27°c||May: 28°c||Jun: 28°c|
|Jul: 28°c||Aug: 28°c||Sep: 28°c|
|Oct: 28°c||Nov: 29°c||Dec: 27°c|