So which is your favorite of all the St Lucia attractions?
This is a question that has been asked to me several times. I often get emails asking the same question. The truth is, there are so many attractions in St Lucia it is hard to decide or choose one that is your favorite. Now even the bird finds that amusing.
You may also want to visit all the St Lucia attractions. Is it possible? Of course it is, but it will take you several days to accomplish that so please plan ahead. Of course I hope you know that means you will be staying in St Lucia a few days if you want to visit several attractions.
When you decide to visit certain attractions here, you will soon find out that some of them will have you going off the beaten path. Those paths may take you to the top of mountains or somewhere hidden in a forest.
Apart from St Lucia Attractions, you may also want to take a look at several other things to do in St Lucia .
If you are looking for St Lucia attractions to visit, we will seek to answer those questions by showing you some of the very popular attractions here in St Lucia.
#1) St Lucia Volcano
This is probably the most popular attraction in St Lucia and there is a special reason for that. This volcano is the only drive-in volcano in the world. There are several pots of boiling water that are above the normal boiling point and many colors at the surface as a result of sulfur, iron, calcium oxide, copper oxide, magnesium, carbon and other mineral deposited there. You can also bathe in the therapeutic pools.
#2) St Lucia Pitons
The St Lucia Pitons are the only of its kind in the world. In Fact it has received world heritage site status proving its uniqueness. It is very picturesque and you will find several persons wanting to take photos of it. Hiking on those twin picks has become a very popular sport to both visitors and local.
There are many lovely waterfalls in St Lucia. You can find water falls all over the island but most of them are found towards the south of the Island. An attraction tour is not complete without visiting one of those waterfalls and bath under one of the cold or hot springs.
#4) Scuba Diving
As surprising as this may seem, a lot of St Lucia’s beauty is hidden under water. Several scuba divers have confirmed that the real beauty of St Lucia lies underneath the ocean. St Lucia has several dive sites so if you are interested in diving, you will be happy to find those options available to you.
#5) Turtle Watching
It is definitely a wonderful site to see the turtles come on shore to lay their eggs. There are three species of turtles that nest in St Lucia; they are the green turtle, hawksbill turtle and leatherback turtle. There are special guided turtle watching tours that take you where they are and show you all about them.
#6) St Lucia Beaches
This one is probably my favorite of them all because going to the beach is something I really enjoy. You'll be happy to know that there are several magnificent beaches in St Lucia. All you have to do sometimes is bring along your snorkel gear, play a few games or pull out a beach chair and frolic in the sun.
#6) St Lucia Tours
What can you expect to do on St Lucia tours? Adventure by Jeep safari, Nature and other special interest, helicopter excursions, zip lining, ATV tours, Rain forest sky rides, visit the drive in volcano and Pitons, activities at sea, mountain bike hikes, snorkeling, scuba diving, visiting several historic sites just to name a few.
#7) St Lucia Hiking
There are several hiking trails in St Lucia. These tours are coordinated by the St Lucia National Trust and the St Lucia Forestry Department. On some of these St Lucia hiking trails, you will have the opportunity to see the national bird, a breath taking view of the tallest mountain in St Lucia, mount Gimie and the forestry reserves.
#8) Food and Rum Festival
St Lucia food and rum festival has many admirers, because it is the only festival of its’ kind that is as beloved among chefs and food critics alike. Not to mention, the people who just love good St Lucian and international cuisine.
I hope you have found a few St Lucia attractions that have you excited and will keep you busy while you're on vacation here.