The Soufrière is rife with geologic wonders and old plantations and hidden beaches. Both are as contrasting to each other as they are complimentary.
Take our cheap flights to St Lucia and visit Labrellotte Bay a sheltered bay covered by golden sand and flanked by steep hillsides. The shallow calm waters and the pleasant atmosphere make it a perfect place to hang out with the family.
Visit the Smugglers Cove, a cove that is as Caribbean as a cove can possibly get. It is flanked on three sides by steep cliffs and delightful brown, grainy sand that beckons you under the setting sun.
Take a walk along the Anse Mamin, a dreamy picture of golden sands and a gently curving cove about 30 minutes distance from town.
Marvel at the Morne Fortune on top of which is the Fort Charlotte. Its construction was inaugurated by the French and continued by the British and due to its strategic location it was a source of fierce fighting during colonial times.
St. Lucia’s oldest botanical gardens, the Diamond Falls Botanical Garden is located in the town of Soufriere. The popular attractions here are; the gardens, a stunning waterfall coloured by mineral deposits and healing mineral hot spring baths.
The capital and the largest city of St. Lucia is Castries.
Mt. Gimie is the highest point of St. Lucia.
St Lucia’s official languages are English and French Patois.
The national bird is the St.Lucia Parrot; it is a bird that is native only to the island.
The main exports of St Lucia are bananas, coconuts, clothing, cacao and vegetables.
The St. Lucia parrot is the national bird of St. Lucia.