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Welcome to St. Lucia

Providing a happy medium between off the beaten bath and super touristy area, St. Lucia is a beautiful area with pristine beaches next to lush mountains. However, not too many people know much about this exotic escape. Here are some of our favorite facts:

  1. The island of St. Lucia has 2 international airports: St. Lucia (SLU) and Hewanorra (UVF).
  2. St Lucia is most assimilated to the islands of Tahiti, with tall volcanic mountain peaks, beautiful blue waters and a verdant landscape.
  3. The island is part of the British Commonwealth, although French is spoken everywhere.
  4. Helicopter transfers are available from Hewanorra Airport to Castries, the island capital.
  5. St Lucia, the honeymoon capital of the Caribbean, specializes in small, hillside cottage resorts, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean.
  6. The best beaches are on the eastern side of St Lucia:  Jalousie Beach (between two volcanic peaks), Reduit Beach (longest walking beach) and Grande Anse (soon to be a national park with Leatherback turtle seasons).
  7. Diving and snorkeling St Lucia is popular due to sharp drop-offs and coral reef sea-walls. Anse Chastanet can be snorkeled right off the beach.
  8. Festivals galore in St Lucia: St Lucia Carnival, The Jazz & Arts Festival, Food & Rum Festival and the ARC Atlantic Rally, a sailing race from the Canary Islands to St Lucia, late November until Christmas!
  9. Rodney Bay Village is the entertainment area for Caribbean music, dancing, dining and a casino.
  10. Hiking the nature trails of the rain forest and Pitons display the legendary St Lucian Parrot, the blue tail lizard, endemic species and the natural mineral springs at Qualibu Caldera.

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