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    Castries * Gros Islet *

    St. Lucia (pop. 155,000) is located in the Lesser Antilles near Martinique. Its capital is Castries and English is the official language.

    It is a classic example of a lush tropical rain forest island. Numerous sugar plantations once covered the island. One of the major draws for tourists to St. Lucia is its many fine beaches.

    The island history reflects that control of the island switched fourteen times between the British and French until the British got permanent possession in 1814. Today St. Lucia is a member of the British Commonwealth.

    St Lucia Island Tours
    Choose from one of many tropical island tour packages (Keyword Lucia):

      Rainforest Excursion - Great for Nature Lovers
      Deep Sea Fishing Tour - Get the Catch of the Day
      Catamaran Day Sail - Spectacular Ocean Voyage
      Dinner / Dance Cruise - Romantic Evenings

    Other points of Interest on St Lucia Island:

    • Soufriere - major city on southeast side of island. Founded 1746 in the crater of an extinct volcano. French colonial architecture predominates.
    • The Pitons - Twin peaks south of Soufriere, rising 2,619 ft.
    • Mount Soufriere - Dormant volcano.
    • Vieux Fort - almost the oldest settlement on island.
    • Maria Islands - off the coast from Vieux Fort.
    • Fregate Islands - off the east coast. Abundant wildlife includes boa constrictors and caribbean frigate birds.

    Tour Castries
    Capital, largest city and main port of St. Lucia. Principal landmark is Morne Fortune (Hill of Good Fortune) overlooking the city from the south.
    Points of interest:

    • Derek Walcott Square - named after the native winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, the square contains vegetation, a fountain anda 400-year-old saman tree.
    • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception - Located near Derek Walcott Square.
    • National Library - great collection of antique maps of the Caribbean.
    • Castries Market and Vendors Arcade - major local marketplace.

    Tour Pigeon Island National Park
    Once the home of Amerindians, a hideout for pirates, and a British military base this scenic recreation area is famous for its beaches and hiking and picnic areas. Pigeon Island is a small island joined to the mainland by a causeway and is definitely worth your time to explore.

    Tour Gros Islet
    This beachside resort village located on the northshore and is close to Beausejour Cricket Grounds and Pigeon Island. This town is a popular tourism spot featuring the Friday Night Street Party. The Rodney Bay District features exclusive beachfront properties.

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    Hot Rate Hotels

    Almond Morgan Beach Resort St Lucia Island Almond Morgan Beach Resort
    Choc Bay, Castries, St Lucia;
    This 340 room resort features an elegant but informal setting to offer singles couples and families a high-quality all-inclusive Caribbean vacation in St. Lucia. Guests will be relaxing in one of our six accommodation block sets in the tropical gardens or directly on the beach.


    Almond Smugglers Cove Resort Caribbean Island Almond Smuggler Cove Resort
    Cap Estate, St Lucia;
    Discover the newly refurbished Almond Smugglers Cove Resort. A spacious village style resort located on a 60-acre estate with lush tropical gardens on a secluded bay with its own stretch of sandy beach. The newly refurbished resort offers extensive facilities in an informal tropical setting to offer singles couples and families a high quality all-inclusive holiday in St Lucia.


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    St Lucia Cap Maison Resort & Spa Hotel Tour St Lucia Cap Maison Resort & Spa
    Gros Islet, St. Lucia
    Set atop an ocean bluff with magical views over clear blue waters, Cap Maison combines luxury, elegance, charm, and uncompromising standards of personalized service. Fine attention to detail is evident everywhere from designer furnishings and unobtrusive technology to touches of luxury that include private pools and oversized roof terraces.


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