Like a perfect precious stone washed ashore on a beach, the lush green island of St. Lucia located in the Caribbean Sea will captivate you. With plethora a of thriving flora and fauna, lush landscapes and adventure sports to indulge in this precipitous island has a lot more to offer than its sensual beaches and contemporary lodgings. So travel here today for an exciting and wonderful experience!
Rodney Bay and Gros Islet is your destination to begin your journey. Take a dip in the mad made lagoon before you travel to the capital city of Castries, where you can experience the thriving and crowded streets filled with the locals selling their goods and wares. Move onto the lush green landscapes of Babonneau before travelling to the heart and soul of the country in the town of Soufriere. Next, move to the rustic village of Micoud named after the 18th century French governor. Finally, complete your journey at Vieux Fort, which is not only the second largest town, but is also the perfect location to view the picturesque sunset setting over the blending waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
The island of St. Lucia is abundant with a lot of exciting lagoons and bays scattered around the coasts. The Marigot Bay is one of the most popular bays that are surrounded by steep forested hills on three sides. The Rodney Bay is most popular for sailing vessels apart from its pristine sandy shore. Travel to the iconic Sulphur Springs where visitors can view the collapsed crater or even indulge in mud baths a few hundred yards downstream from the springs. Sail the waters to the iconic Pigeon Island where you can hike up the hills to the 18th century forts. Nature lovers can always visit the wonderful Diamond Botanical Gardens which is home to the iconic waterfall apart from being one of the oldest botanical gardens on the island.
There is large variety of cuisines that range from fruits, vegetables and fish. Visitors carving the local flavour can always try the coal pot or the vegetarian and meat rotis. Normally, weekly parties and festivals that are held in the various local communities offer a large variety of local cuisines that comprise of sea foods, barbecued meats, salads and drinks. You can always wash down these meals with a delightful cocktail where local made rum is the base for all the drinks.
As expected from any island country, you will find a large variety of water sports like swimming, snorkelling, diving and scuba diving, where visitors can come face to face with the local marine flora and fauna. You can also rent a marine boat and sail the waters here. The other adventure activities include hiking and trekking along the sides of the hills here where you can experience the wonderful lush greenery here.
No matter what you plan for the trip, you must always prioritize your security for you and your family. With the distinct possibility of misfortune and catastrophes that might occur, a safety net is a welcoming relief. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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