Sulphur Springs in St. Lucia is the only place in the world that is a drive-in volcano. Located near Soufriere, the place was created from a weak spot in the Earth’s crust about 4 lakh years ago. The spring water boils at a temperature of 170 degrees Celsius which is why one can see huge volumes of steam all around the place. The water is mineral rich – consisting of iron, copper, lead, and carbon. The color of spring water is black because it contains a high content of iron and sulphur.
Sulphur springs mud bath in St Lucia is some miles away from the actual spring, where the water is hot at 45 degrees Celsius which is a tourist hotspot in St. Lucia. The mud bath is mainly made up of the hot water from the spring and combined with the ash from the volcanoes and is believed to have medicinal properties. Visitors can soak in the mud bath after which they apply the mud onto their entire body and then rinse it off with the spring water.
The Sulphur Springs mud bath in St. Lucia is black in color and is extremely good for the skin and excellent for facial. The mud bath is also intensely good as a body scrub and one of the most natural ways to heal common skin related issues. Most visitors get to experience a tranquil feeling once they have had a bath while the sulphur is good for a body massage all over the body.
The after effects of the mud bath at the Sulphur Springs in St. Lucia: –
- The skin becomes extremely soft and moisturized almost like an infant’s skin.
- It is extremely good to deal with itching caused by insects and mosquitoes.
- The skin is rejuvenated and feels extremely fresh and satiated.
For visitors to St. Lucia, the Sulphur springs mud bath in St Lucia is a definite visit. You need to book a cab from your hotel to take you to the Sulphur Springs. Visitors also need to purchase a ticket, before entering that includes a tour of the place and the mud bath.