The gorgeous island of Saint Lucia is probably one of the most popular
honeymoon destinations in the world today. With lush green jungles
and spectacular beaches, this tiny treasure in the Caribbean
attracts tourists from all over the globe with an amazing variety
of things to do out here. If you want some quiet downtime, you can
find plenty of secluded cays and stunning beaches to relax on, while
if you want some fun in the sun, there are plenty of great water sport
and activities to indulge in. And with numerous fancy all inclusive
resorts found all around the island, it is no wonder Saint Lucia has
become the top travel destination in the world today.
Located in between Martinique
and Saint Vincent
and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia is roughly 616 sq km in size.
Home to some 170,000 people, the capital of this incredible island
is Castries, which is one of the most vibrant and pulsating capitals
in the West Indies. The streets of this city offer an amazing combination
of sounds, colors and smells, making it one of the most unique capitals
in the world.
For an great beach vacation head to Pigeon Bay, which offers some
excellent snorkeling and fantastic
beaches to enjoy, or if you prefer a more active vacation head inland
to Saint Lucia’s lush green mountainous interior, which has
some wonderful hiking trails. However, the most dramatic views are
in the south of the island, where the two Pitons peaks rise sharply
from the shoreline to create the most distinctive landmarks in the
The perfect place to spend a week or ten days of pure bliss, Saint
Lucia is an idyllic island paradise. Offering something for everyone,
this island not only has its share of luxurious resorts, but wonderful
authentic fishing villages and charming West Indian towns, where life
moves at its own pace and hasn’t change much over 50 years.
Saint Lucian are a warm and friendly bunch, who welcome you with
open arms when you visit the island. Life here is relaxed and laidback
with most of the people here having strong English and African influences.
Obeach or voodoo is also common on the island especially in the
smaller villages and towns like Anse La Raye.