Santa Lucía Things to Do

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    See the Pitons from a boat trip

    by doreenellen Written Jan 29, 2005

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    Pitons

    Visit the Pitons by boat. My daughter caught a little boat booked from our hotel. The cruise included a lunch and visit to the sulpher springs. Apparently very good value for money, cannot remember cost now though. Best way to get those photographs is from a boat.

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    • Beaches
    • Fishing

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    Visit the capital, Casteries...

    by doreenellen Updated Jan 29, 2005

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    Casteries

    Visit the capital, Casteries and the Duty Free Areas. We had a taxi from our hotel.
    It was nice to see the St Lucia and pick up some bargains in the Duty Free Shop and at the little colourful market.

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  • The best place we visited has...

    by Emma.G.S Updated Oct 19, 2003

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    working with bananas

    The best place we visited has got to be the banana plantation! Tour groups do organised tours to them but be warned getting there might be a bit steep!
    It is a good place to visit because you can't just visit one everday. People who go shopping on holiday can go shopping any day but this is more like a once in a lifetime experience!

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    • Farm Stay

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    Soufrière town

    by MacKiwi Written Feb 25, 2003

    Soufrière is the old French capital in Saint Lucia's southwest. It is a picturesque fishing village near countless attractions, including the Pitons.

    The French influence can be seen in the architecture of the town's buildings with second-story verandahs and gingerbread trim.

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    Marigot Bay

    by MacKiwi Updated Sep 12, 2002

    This is one of the most beautiful bays you will see anywhere. Marigot bay is a natural harbour that long ago once provided a hideout for pirate ships, Marigot Bay also served as the setting for the film Dr. Doolittle.

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    Castries.

    by MacKiwi Written Sep 12, 2002

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    Castries is Saint Lucia's bustling capital and its largest city, with a population of 65,000, It is home to the historic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception; the scenic and historic hill of Morne Fortune; and a number of shops and other historic sites. The majority of the island's resorts are nearby.

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    Pigeon Point

    by SESM Written Feb 25, 2003

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    View from the Fort on Pigeon Pt

    This park juts out from the island above Rodney Bay (the new Hyatt is right next to it). There's an old Fort, a pleasant and interesting restaurant, small beaches with few people, and hiking trails. Great view from the top of the fort!

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    Visit the little town of...

    by debjanec Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    Visit the little town of Soufriere- the oldest on the island. It was founded in 1746 and under French rule was the capital. This is not a tourist-trap town at all, but exists primarily for the islanders. There are ladies selling fresh fruits & vegetables on the street and fishermen selling their catch.
    Some pretty colonial architecture

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    Tour a historical point, there...

    by SunnyIsle Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    Tour a historical point, there are so many that can be provided at the hotel or any tour company. Choose from the Morne Coubaril Estate, Mabouya Valley, Forestiere, Des Cartiers or La Tille Falls.
    To go back in time to the days of the occupation by the British, French, Caribs and/or Africans.

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  • The Sulphur Springs and Drive...

    by Island_Babe Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Sulphur Springs and Drive Through Volcano.
    Where else in the world will you be able to drive through a volcano? Now dormant,it is the world's only drive-in volcano and a tour of its bubbly, steamy sulphur springs offers a direct and fascinating lesson in the violent geology of the Caribbean Rim. A road leads into the remnant of a volcanic crater, where pools of muddy water bubble and shoot forth steam clouds 50 feet high.

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  • Ah, there's so much to do...

    by Casper25 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Ah, there's so much to do including the Friday night 'jump up' (street party) in Gros Islet, the drive in vulcano, the beautiful tropical botanical gardens with the 'walk up' waterfalls, nightlife in Rodney Bay and the rain forest tour! Oh, and I almost forgot, the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club (I don't golf, yet)
    You can't do it all in one trip!

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    • Hiking and Walking

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  • Climb the Pitons!

    by Lividup Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Very steep climbing with a rastafarian guide. It is very hard and scary and don't do it unless you're fit. I was the only other woman that most people had heard of that had climbed it. The view was unbelievable at the top. Worth the effort!

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  • Recommend Pidgeon Island

    by Jade_Hart Written Feb 25, 2003

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    This is one of the few historical sites on the island. Take the self guided tour and go all the way to the top of the hill. The ruins throughout are neat and the view at the top is incredible. Take plenty of film and some water. Jambe de Bois restaurant down on the beach is pretty good for lunch. The 'interpretive center' wasn't too impressive, but you can still get some good info there about the history of the island.

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    Go snorkelling!! Also, go to...

    by lucybostock Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Go snorkelling!! Also, go to Pigeon Island national park and climb up Signal Point - great views of Rodney Bay. Also, just get a car and cruise round. Soufreire and the south has the best beaches and scenery. The North is too touristy but has some good beaches too. Go to the waterfalls near the Pitons and the one in Anse La Raye - one is warm and one is cold!

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    Really, also a part of...

    by hajin Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Really, also a part of nightlife, but the jump-up on Fridays in Gros Islet shouldn't be missed.
    There are vendors selling food, jewelry, drinks, keychains, anything you can think of really. Huge speakers blasting everything from reggae to pop, soca to country/western. There are lots of people and a good mix of tourists and Lucians.

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