St Lucia is the beauty queen of the Caribbean islands. And the Twin Mountains of the Piton range are its crown. This wonderful island nation is slowly earning a reputation as one of the best Caribbean holiday destinations. And everyone who has visited St Lucia will agree upon its lush and unspoiled beauty. From chalky beaches to lush green rainforests, from scenic sunrises to electrifying music festivals, St Lucia has something for everyone.
Looking for an adventure? Look no further than this little Caribbean island! St Lucia is like a paradise for adventure-lovers with its huge mountains and beautiful reefs. Here are top places featuring in the adventure tours St Lucia offers.
The Pitons are a part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pitons Management Area. These are the St. Lucia’s iconic twin towering peaks. The Gros Piton, also called the ‘large piton’, towards the south is about 798 meters high. On the other hand, the Petit Piton, orthe ‘small piton’, is 750 meters high.
The Pitons are considered difficult climbs for climbers. If you are a regular climber, be sure to give them a shot. However, if you are not, take this with caution. The Pitons also present an option to explore them as underwater cliffs. This makes it a prime attraction all the adventure tours St Lucia provides.
Tet Paul Nature Trail
St. Lucia’s World Heritage-listed Pitons Management Area also brings you another spot for an adventure. Winding through the tropical forest, the Tet Paul Nature Trail offers some of the most breath-taking views in St. Lucia. On a clear day, hikers can catch a sight all the way to Martinique and St. Vincent. This hike takes about an hour and people generally rate it to be moderately easy.
Anse Chastanet Marine National Park
Anse Chastanet coral reef is home to a treasure of sea life. Divers can see colored sponges, soft corals, boulder corals, and brain corals. Divers may also spot huge varieties of fish in the coral gardens, including parrotfish, goatfish, wrasse, chromis and barracudas. Go about 50 meters below and you’ll see lobsters, crabs, and eels. Saint Lucia airport transfers are available to get you here.
Morne Coubaril Estate Zip-line
The Morne Coubaril Estate is a popular destination for tourists. The estate is an expansive working plantation growing cocoa, coconuts, and manioc. Ziplining with the view of the Pitons at a distance is an activity you can’t miss here.
Enbas Saut Waterfall Trail
Another calm adventure, the Enbas Saut waterfall trail lies on the lush slopes of Mount Gimie, St. Lucia’s highest mountain. Thistrail circles through dense rainforest to a waterfall, which has eroded its way into volcanic rock, it takes about two-and-half hours to complete and requires suitable hiking shoes. Saint Lucia airport transfers are the best way to get here.