Tag Archives: St. Lucia

Why Everyone Is Talking About… Saint Lucia

9 Aug

Source: Huffington Post

Saint Lucia is an island that exudes relaxation and luxury. Whether you’re looking for an eco retreat in a chocolate plantation (yes, you can do this!), or feel just about ready to slide into an infinity pool set in a tropical paradise, there’s the perfect resort for you.

It’s not hard to understand why the island is such a favourite with couples.

From chilled-out restaurants under twinkling stars, to prime snorkelling spots just off the beach, it doesn’t take long to be seduced by Saint Lucia’s easy-going charms.

Beady-eyed visitors might recognise the island from Channel 5’s reality TV series The Bachelor UK, when rugby international Gavin Henson looked for the girl of his dreams in this suitably romantic setting.

And if you’re planning take your relationship to the next level, there’s no shortage of places to propose on this lush island.

The two volcanic peaks known as the Pitons, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are among the most striking natural sights in the Caribbean.

Towering almost 3,000 feet out of the ocean, they can be seen from many points on Saint Lucia. Whether adventurous couples choose to hike the Pitons or merely gaze at their magnificence together, the iconic Pitons create the perfect backdrop for a memorable proposal.

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Ferry service linking St. Lucia, Barbados and SVG could commence year-end

4 Aug
The Dream Jet Express is set to operate from Barbados by year-end. (Picture by Lennox Devonish).

The Dream Jet Express is set to operate from Barbados by year-end. (Picture by Lennox Devonish).

The long-awaited passenger ferry service linking some of the islands in the Caribbean could become a reality by year-end.

Caribbean Ferry Service, a three-year-old company registered in Barbados, is in the process of finalising paperwork to operate two vessels, The Dream Jet Express and The Opal Jet Express, for travel and cargo through the region, the Barbados Nation News has reported.

The service will be initially accessible to travellers in Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia. Eventually, other islands would be Continue reading

Mt Gimmie Waterfall – St Lucia

29 Jul

This secluded waterfall can be found at the base of Mt. Gimmie.

Photo by: Eco Adventure Tours via IG

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Photo – Sugar Beach, St. Lucia

14 Jul

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Top 10 Pristine Islands in the Caribbean

12 Jul

Top 10 Pristine Islands in the Caribbean

Source: Places To See In Your Lifetime

The location sandwiched between two Americas boasts the crystal clear warm sea and pristine islands, that are covered with powdery sand. The part of the world enjoys the year long summer and is a desirable holiday destination. Check out our list and pick your favorite Caribbean island!

10. St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The island country boasts amazing nature and a pristine reef, allowing visitors to have a breathtaking diving experience. The location got a huge exposure after the Pirates of the Caribbean movies have been filmed here.

Why to go there?

An unspoiled retreat, quiet haven with no crowds.

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Azure clear water of beautiful Palm Island beach

9. The British Virgin Islands

Being among the most prosperous states in the Caribbean, the British Virgin Islands makes approximately half of its wealth from tourism. Numerous soft sandy beaches and crystal clear water make it a desirable holiday destination. The volcanic origin of the islands however provides even more versatile landscape. The Baths – a coastal area of Virgin Gorda – is famous for the grottoes, tunnels, pools and huge boulders on the beach – similar to those in Seychelles.

Why to go there?

Tourists can enjoy many activities: snorkeling and exploring the coral reefs, enjoying a Continue reading

Morne Fortune – St Lucia

8 Jul

Morne Fortuné is the summit of a ridge, which rises to a height of 852 ft from the point La Toc – the southern arm of the Castries Harbour. Morne Fortuné means “Hill of Good luck” which is far from the truth, since this area was on many occasions the bloody battleground between the French and the English. It was later renamed Fort Charlotte 1794 by the father of Queen Victoria of Great Britain after a battle victory.

In 1768, the French decided to move their chief town from it’s exposed site at Vigie to its present location. Morne Fortune was there after fortified to protect the harbour. During the period of 1768 to the later part of the 19th century, most of the earlier buildings have disappeared. Only four buildings of French origin remain on the Morne (the Powder Magazine and three of the Guard Cells). Many of the buildings built by the British during their Continue reading

Caribbean Islands where the food is tastier | Top 10 Cooking Islands According to Da Majority

20 Jun

Source: Da Majority

So.. you’re a food lover looking for the perfect Caribbean island to spend your vacation. The problem is, you may be lost as to which one to choose. Don’t you worry! We can help! When the topic is debated with the best cooked foods in the Caribbean, you only hear the popular islands being mentioned like Jamaica, Barbados,Saint Lucia & Trinidad. They are worthy for their mentions, but we must stop ruling out islands such us St. Barts, Dominica, St Eustatius and Anguilla.

BELOW WE HAVE LISTED OUR TOP 10

1. TRINIDAD

2. JAMAICA

3. SAINT LUCIA Continue reading