St Lucia holidays are warm and welcoming twelve months a year. When you demand the best and want it for less, St Lucia holidays are the best deal in the Caribbean.
Top Things To Do In St Lucia
1. Zip Lines
Zip Lines in the Caribbean are a wild ride through the rain forest, and nobody does it better than St Lucia. Take the Treetop Canopy Adventure for a thrilling swing on a twelve zip line platform tour over the lush landscaping.
2. Horse Riding
The best place to saddle-up is in the heart of Rodney Bay. Take a gentle stroll down the beach at sunset or make it a full gallop through the rolling waves. Horse riding lessons are available from expert instructors and guided riding tours commence daily for a slow-moving trek from the beach through the rain forests.
3. Volcano Tour
St Lucia is home to the world’s only drive-thru volcano. The tour takes just a couple of hours and allows you time to get out of the vehicle and roam the fragrant gardens in the area.
4. New Jerusalem Mineral Baths
The New Jerusalem Mineral Baths are located on Sir Arthur Street Lewis Street in Soufriere. Soak yourself silly in three luxurious pools filled with fresh mineral water pumped from the nearby Sulphur Springs Park. The temperatures are maintained like bath water, not too hot and not too cold. The New Jerusalem Mineral Baths are the ideal spot to relax and melt the stress away.
5. Diamond Botanical Gardens
The Diamond Botanical Gardens are what St Lucia dreams are made of. Thundering waterfalls, rich green foliage and hidden trails for a leisurely stroll through paradise. The Diamond Botanical Gardens also operate a mineral bath service cheap as chips. Choose a public or private mineral bath and plan to spend the day here.
Top Places To Eat In St Lucia
1. La Terrasse
Located at Gros Islet, La Terrasse is your destination number one for fine French food priced just right. Fresh fish is a favorite and the menu blends a beautiful mix of Parisian fare with a hint of Caribbean spices. La Terrasse opens for dinner only, however they do serve late night meals. Plates are designed and created by French Chef Thomas with all the style and swagger you would expect from a more expensive restaurant.
2. Spice Of India
Located at the Bay Walk Mall in Rodney Bay, Spice of India has a full menu priced from moderate to expensive. Indian food lovers can never get enough no matter where their holidays take them. St Lucia has one of the best Indian restaurants in the Caribbean, and priced as a moderate, the seats fill up quickly. Patrons at Spice Of India can pick up some Indian cooking tips as the flamboyant chefs take centre stage to prepare the meals in front of the customers. The doors open at Spice of India at 12 noon Tuesday through Sunday and the doors stay open until the last guest is served.
3. Flavors Of the Grill
Located at Marie Therese at Gros Islet, this delightful eatery is all Caribbean all of the time. The sumptuous buffet is loaded with comfort foods from BBQ chicken to juicy spare ribs. Get ready for a warm welcome from owners Chef O’Neil and his wife for a fabulous spread in grand Caribbean island style. Flavors of the Grill is opened for lunch and dinner and fills you to the brim with all you can eat buffets.
4. Debbie’s Place
Located at Saphire Estate, Debbie’s Place is a great find for holiday dining with children and bargain hunters that want a full plate. Live large and eat well with gigantic lobster and huge crayfish lunch or dinners. Buffet prices are all inclusive of appetizer, entree, dessert and a glass of wine, making Debbie’s Place the deal of the day.
5. Captain’s Cellar Pub
The Captain’s Cellar Pub is located close to the beach on Pigeon Island. Kick back with outdoor dining to take in the million dollar views with a tasty home-cooked meal. Although the menu is somewhat limited, it has all the good stuff from sausage sandwiches to hearty soups. This warm and cozy Old English pub opened it’s door 200 years ago and remains destination number one for the real English feel on the islands.