St Lucia Holidays – A Caribbean dream
Holidays in St Lucia are indeed a Caribbean dream: a small, lush tropical gem of an island that is still relatively unknown and undeveloped. St Lucia is one of the Windward isles of the Lesser Antilles, situated midway down the Eastern Caribbean chain between Martinique and St Vincent, just north of Barbados. It is tiny - only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, shaped like an avocado. The volcanic island's main landmarks are the Pitons, two soaring peaks on its southern coast that rise up from the sea and shelter magnificent dense rain forest full of wild orchids and tropical birds.
Last Minute Holidays in St Lucia – Meet the friendly locals and discover the island’s natural beauty spots
The Creole people on St Lucia holidays are as warm as the tropical climate, and visitors are treated to plenty of smiles as they make the most of the island's natural beauty and secluded golden beaches, where coral reefs beckon snorkelers and scuba divers. Most visitors on holidays in St Lucia are day-trippers who arrive on cruise liners at the island's main port, Castries. Those who have time to explore on their St Lucia holidays, however, are enchanted by the walks, cycling trails and natural beauty spots on the island.
All Inclusive Cheap Holidays in St Lucia – Great for exploring the rich colonial history
All inclusivecheap holidays in St Lucia offer a good variety of accommodation, including a few discreet resorts ideal for scenic walking on the beach and watching wonderful sunsets. The island has been left with a distinct French flavour, although its earliest colonists in the 17th century were British. Besides natural beauty, St Lucia holidays also offer great opportunities to explore the rich colonial past of this island.
Pitons img by World Resources Institute staff. Botanical gardens img by ScubaBear68. Beach img by Lyng883.
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