You can hike the Piton mountains. These volcanic peaks are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can zipline through the rain forest, soak in the sulphur and mineral baths, experience the incredible scenery from a helicopter, take a catamaran ride at sunset. And be sure to visit the Pigeon Island National Landmark to discover old world splendor at the military ruins. Go to the lookout point at the top to get a breathtaking panoramic view.
Your accommodation ranges from candy coloured properties on plantations to high-end hotels with three-walled bedrooms. Whatever you choose, you will experience exceptional personalized service. They all invite you to be one with nature, where you can soak in restored baths in the Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens or in the bathing pools at nearby Sulphur Springs. These offer the ultimate in natural spa treatments. And then there are the beaches, with their black and gold sand, and the romantic secret coves to discover.
There are an array of superb restaurants offering a mix of EuroCaribbean, Amerindian, French, Asian and Creole cuisine.
Take in a variety of authentic cultural experiences that showcase the diversity of the heritage of Saint Lucia. A number of rural communities offer cultural immersion activities that range from cocoarina dancing, cassava-making to tasting Saint Lucia’s local fruits.
For the outgoing
- Sea-Trek: Get equipped with a special helmet for a terrific underwater experience. No masks and no mouth pieces required.
- Biking: Take a boat to the secluded Anse Mamin Beach in Soufriere to mountain bike through an old sugar plantation.
- Diving: Dive operators work with beginners as well as the experienced for boat and night dives.
All in all, an incredible honeymoon vacation is waiting for you in Saint Lucia.
For more information, visit StLucia.org.
Originally published in Today’s Bride magazine, Fall/Winter 2016.