Outdoor lovers have many opportunities to have unforgettable experiences while on their next trip to St. Lucia. Here are 10 of the most fantastic experience you can have for a unique experiences in the Caribbean.
1: Visit a "Drive-in" Volcano
Yes, you read that correctly – it's a drive-in volcano! While some may have "seeing a volcano" on their bucket list, how many of you thought about driving into one? You can achieve that goal in St. Lucia.
2: Swim at the Toraille Waterfall
Before arriving at the waterfall, a lush botanical garden greets you. You can feel the waterfall's mist cooling your skin or, if you have a bathing suit with you, take a dip in the pool at the waterfall's base.
3: Hike to Gros Piton's Top
At the center of St. Lucia's, you'll find one of the best places in the world to hike—Gros Piton. You'll start at the beach, and the trail requires a guide to accompany you while hiking to Gros Piton's top.
4: Take a Water Taxi to Anse Chastanet Beach
Because St. Lucia has a mountainous terrain, driving is challenging. Locals solve this problem by offering water taxis. That means you can head to Anse Chastanet Beach, where you can find a reef and calm waters that are ideal for snorkeling.
5: Tour Historic Sites
Pigeon Island National Park features 44 acres on the north end of St. Lucia. You'll find access to pristine beaches, excellent birdwatching, hiking trails, and remnants from the island's oldest buildings.
6: Soak in the Hot Springs
Don't miss a soak in St. Lucia's sulfur hot springs. You'll find these springs right across from the drive-in volcano. The water in the springs isn't much hotter than what you feel in a hot tub. It's ideal for relaxing and swimming.
7: Sample Local Dishes
One of the best outdoor experiences you'll have in St. Lucia is sampling the local cuisine. Bouyon stew is a stew that many consider local comfort food. You'll find various meats, vegetables, dumplings, and delicious stock.
8: Sample the Island's Brews
The Antillia Brewing Company is a craft brewery known for its passionfruit ale. They also serve rum cask IPA and an imperial chocolate stout. Don't miss the seasonal favorites, including fig banana ale.
9: Snack on Roti
Even though we typically associate roti with India, it's a savory treat you can also find in the West Indies. Every morning, you can discover freshly-made roti, which often sells out before lunchtime.
10: Go Horseback Riding
The Morne Courbaril Estate is a historic sugar estate where you can go on horseback riding adventures. You also have opportunities to take the horses off-trail to ride along the beach before returning to the estate for tours, tropical fruits, and freshly-pressed sugar cane juice.
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