St Lucia is one of the Windward Islands of the Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. The best scuba diving and snorkeling along the Caribbean side. This country is known for a relaxing getaway where you can swim at uncrowded beaches with unbelievable views you might not get every day. Below are 18 things to do in St. Lucia.
- The currency used is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar
- The capital is Castries
- This country has a drive-in volcano called Sulphur Springs (Yes, you can drive to the volcano)
- Homemade chocolate is available everywhere, and you can see how chocolate is created from start to finish.
18 Things to Do in St. Lucia:
1- Hiking at Gros Piton
This two-to-three-hour hike begins on a beach. You will need a guide to accompany you, as it might be confusing to get to the top on your own. The trail has unforgettable views throughout the hike and when you reach the top! At the top, you can see Petit Piton and beaches from the west side.
Anse Chastanet Beach: The best beach to visit in St Lucia is Anse Chastanet Beach, which has a mountainous terrain and is open to the public. You will find calm waters and a coral reef off the beach, making this beach perfect for snorkeling.
Reduit Beach- Reduit beach is one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, as the water is clear, calm, and bright blue.
Other- Other beautiful beaches to relax at in St. Lucia are Marigot Bay, Pigeon Island, and Anse Mamin!
3- Drive in to the “DRIVE-IN VOLCANO”
The only ‘Drive in Volcano’ in the world is a must-see in St. Lucia, as you can witness a bubbling steam crater through the windows of your car. Of course, you can get out and take a photo! The volcanos are how St. Lucia was formed.
4- Mud Baths
After going to the Drive-in Volcano, you can stop at the infamous mud bath, where you slather the volcanic mud all over your body. Post mud bath, you can relax at the Sulphur Hot Springs, where you can take your time soaking it off.
5- Sulphur Hot Springs
The hot water from the natural minerals at the Sulphur Hot Springs feels like you are in a hot tub and is super relaxing. Hot springs are said to heal your body!
6- Pigeon Island
Pigeon Island National Park is 44 acres large and has everything you could imagine doing in St. Lucia, from hiking to relaxing at the pristine beaches. You will also find a lot of history at this national park, as you will find buildings made in the 18th century.
7- Sailing Trip
A sailing trip is the best way to appreciate the island’s true beauty. You will not only be able to see the mountainous terrain from the sea, but also you will be able to witness wild animals like whales and dolphins up close on your trip. You can find a variety of sailing and catamaran trips to compare on TripAdvisor, from a snorkeling tour to sunset tour or even unlimited food and drinks. There are so many options that you do not have to worry.
Did you know? The best place to go snorkeling in St. Lucia is on the west coast on the Caribbean side. You will get calm and clear waters, so do not forget to bring an underwater camera or a GoPro and snorkel gear.
9- The Tortaille Waterfall
Not only will you get to see the Tortaille Waterfall, but you will also be able to stroll along a beautiful botanical garden. Do not forget your swimsuit because you can swim in the pool at the waterfall!
10- Castries Market
The Castries Market has everything you might want to purchase, from homemade chocolate to coffee from local small business owners from St. Lucia.
11- Ziplining in the Rainforest
What better way to see the Rainforest in St. Lucia than zip lining through it? Zip Lining is a super fun activity that anyone can enjoy, especially if you love the adrenaline rush and are not afraid of heights.
12- The Pitons
The Pitons are a famous landmark that is hard to miss in St. Lucia. They are two mountainous volcanos that are around 798 meters high.
13- Spa Da
The best way to relax in St. Lucia is to spend the day at the spa. You can get a full body massage or a facial. A spa day will help set your trip up for tranquility.
14- Rum Tasting
Rum tasting on a half-day distillery tour is the best way to taste some of the Caribbean’s finest rum. The Rum Tasting tour will teach you about the distillery process at local businesses!
15- Roma Street Parkland
Roma Street Parkland is a enchanted botanical garden. The views are stunning, and you don’t want to miss this activity! You’ll find a lake, water fountain, palm trees, tropical florals, and wild animals. Did you know? The garden lights up at night!
16- Tram Ride
Get amazing views of the rainforest from up above on a tram ride through St. Lucia.
17- Pink Plantation House
Eat a delicious meal at the Pink Plantation House with incredible views of St. Lucia in a super cute pink house!
18- Tet Paul Nature Park
Tet Paul Nature Park offers beautiful views of St. Lucia from up above.
Have you ever been to St. Lucia? We listed 18 things to do in St. Lucia. Please comment down below your experience!
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