The most visited locations in St. Lucia

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St. Lucia is Home to some of the most beautiful sites in the Caribbean. It is endowed with a vast array of tourist attractions, including lush mountains, geothermal attractions, waterfalls, reefs, rainforests, and small fishing villages, which makes every visit to the location a trip to remember.

This is why it was nicknamed “the beauty queen of the Caribbean," and our St. Lucia shuttle services are here to help you explore it to the fullest. If you intend to visit St. Lucia and don't know where to go, here are a few most visited places in the location.

These locations were handpicked by our tour guides base on popular demand and interest. Let’s take a look!

1. The Pitons:

The Pitons are St. Lucia's twin towering peaks accompanied by prime topographic features. It was formed by volcanic activity about 200,000 to 300,000 years ago. Although climbing the twin peaks is an almost impossible task, divers have found a way to explore them as underwater cliffs. The two peaks soar out of the sea to great heights, with the large Piton (The Gros) measuring about 798 meters high and the Petit Piton (small Piton) measuring 750 meters high.

Catching a glimpse of the Piton's beauty is tricky since moving closer will make it less beautiful. This is why most visitors enjoy the scenic view of the Pitons from Soufriere.

2. Marigot Bay:

Marigot Bay is identified by its lush hillsides that plunge into a wonderful palm-fringed beach. On a good day, visitors can experience a scenic view of a yacht sailing on the blue waters.

It is known as the most beautiful bay in St. Lucia. Visitors who could experience its beauty can testify to how relaxing it can be to see the beach. This location is best viewed from a vista point on the road between the main Caribbean coastal route and the bay itself.

History has it that the British fleet had to hide on this bay from the French by covering their masts with palm fronds. This means you are not only enjoying a good view but visiting a historic site. This was also the setting for the 1967 film “Doctor Doolittle.” These two events had left an indelible mark on the various establishments on the bay. Hop on the next St. Lucia shuttle, and let's learn more about its history.

3. Anse Chastanet Marine National Park:

This is one location our St. Lucia shuttles will never get tired of visiting, especially when visitors love to snorkel and dive. The Anse Chastanet Marine National Park is home to a treasure of sea life. Its location on a plateau of two to eight meters creates rooms for divers to see the brain corals, boulder corals, soft corals, and coloured sponges. With Frogfishes inhabiting the nearby cavern, your visit to Anse Chastanet Marine National Park will always be a joy to behold and a treasured memory. Some other commonly spotted marine life includes various fishes like barracudas, chromis, wrasse, parrotfish in the coral gardens.

Take this from us at St. Lucia shuttle services that the Anse Chastanet Marine National park is less crowded with a lovely secluded feel and great snorkelling. It is sheltered with wonderful views of the Pitons.

4. The Tet Paul Nature Trail:

Enough of the sun, sand, and sea already. Let's take you on a ride to The Tet Paul Nature Trail, where you can experience a dramatic combination of topography and hiking in St. Lucia. It is located near the Soufrière and offers some excellent views of Southern St. Lucia.

This is a place for visitors who love to hike. It offers one of the best hiking experiences where visitors can see Martinique and St. Vincent. The Tet Paul Nature Trail also allows hikers to engage in certain activities like sampling tropical fruits, learning one or two things about medicinal plants, and discover the traditional Amerindian art of cassava production. Isn’t this amazing? The highlight of your trip to the Tet Paul Nature Trail is the stairway to heaven. These steps lead up to a 360-degree view of the surrounding countryside. Trust me; this is not something you will want to miss. You may need to hold some cash for the entrance fee.

5. Soufrière:

The Soufrière is guarded by the towering Pitons, thus making it a colourful fishing village wrapped around a beautiful bay. It is located about an hour’s drive south of Castries and serves as an excellent base for exploring other tourist sites nearby.

It was colonized by the French and was the original capital of Saint Lucia.

Soufrière was found in 1745 and has since moved to become an interesting historical site. It was the birthplace of Josephine, wife to Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, and history has it that many plantation owners and their families were executed here during the French Revolution. The most visited tourist attractions here include; the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the spectacular Tet Paul Nature Trail, the Sulphur Springs, and the Diamond Falls Botanical Garden.

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