#20 best destination in the world

Gros Piton

  • Pitons are two mountainous volcanic plugs, volcanic spires, Gros Piton is the second-highest peak on Saint Lucia
  • Coral reefs cover almost 60% of the site’s marine area

Marigot Bay

  • Bay whose inland portion of the forms a hurricane hole, used to shelter boats from hurricanes
  • Marigot Bay is a historic landmark, having been the site of a number of battles between the French and British navies

Anse Chastanet Beach

  • Laid-back beach featuring coral reef snorkeling, and calm waters for swimming and mountain views

Rodney Bay, Gros Islet

  • Town and bay located in the Gros Islet District, known as St.Lucia’s entertainment and recreation center
  • It consists of dozens of hotels and rentals to choose from along with the island’s two largest shopping malls and the Treasure Bay Casino
  • Also available are spas and therapists who offer activities such as yoga, reflexology, Ayurvedic massages and restorative therapy
  • One particular event that is well known throughout the island is the street party in Gros Islet
  • It is the longest running party on the island
  • It happens every Friday night and involves live DJs who play calypso, zouk, reggae, and R&B music and local food is served to the patrons

Pigeon Island, Gros Islet

  • Once isolated from the country in the Caribbean Sea, the island was artificially joined to the western coast of the mainland in 1972 by a man-made causeway built from dirt excavated to form the Rodney Bay Marina
  • Composed of two peaks the island is a historic site with numerous forts such as an 18th-century British fort and Fort Rodney both used by the British to spy on French Ships from neighboring Martinique

Reduit Beach

  • Lively, narrow stretch of white sand with swimming, chair rentals, and water-sport options

Sulphur Springs, Soufriere

  • Geothermal field located in the district of Soufriere, a name given by the French meaning ‘sulphur mine’, because of the proximity of the town to the site
  • A sulphur mine was operated by from 1836 until 1840, until maximum production occurred in 1836, with 540 tons of sulphur exported
  • The most recent volcanic eruption from the Sulphur Springs, recorded as a minor explosion, occurred in 1776