This is an awesome experience, in the middle of the island is a banana plantation that takes you on a guided tour by quad bike. For the first timer and for the not so strong this may cause some problems, my travel companion was not able to control the bike up and downthe extremely steep slopes, so much so that despite havign said that it was one driver and one passenger all the way round we did infact swop over. The guide seemed completely happy to let a visually impaired person who has not driven a car in eighteen years to take control of a 450cc Quad bike, to be honest I was slightly apprehensive, I have driven a 350cc on the flat in norfolk before and in South AFrica earlier this year but this was what Quad bikes were meant for. Slopes that must have been 45/50 degrees, halfway through you get to swim in a natural water river.
If you still havent had enough of the sun and the beach, check in early and go to the beach for a banana daquiri the beach is five minutes drive away from the airport. Its rather surreal to arrive back and walk onto the plane not having hung around the rather deserted and empty airport. There is nothing to do there.
The rain forest tours are outstanding. For about 3 hours, we were guided through the rain forest by a very knowlegeable guide to a waterfall where we were able to cool off for a little while.
If your lucky, you will catch a glimpse of the very rare St. Lucia Parriot.