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9 things to see and do in St Lucia

08 January 2015 ( 08 February 2017 )

This picture-perfect Caribbean island offers plenty to see and do throughout the year, and an all-inclusive stay at Bel Jou provides the perfect opportunity to escape the British winter, and relax in an idyllic tropical setting.

The town of Soufrière in Saint Lucia, with the Pitons, two mountainous volcanic plugs, in the background
The town of Soufrière in Saint Lucia, with the Pitons, two mountainous volcanic plugs, in the background

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Les Pitons

These two peaks forged by ancient volcanic activity have become the island’s best-known landmark.

Diamond Falls

The view of this waterfall erupting from the rainforest never fails to impress.


Encircling a sheltered harbour is St Lucia’s capital. Here you’ll find a bustling market, the chance for some souvenir shopping, and historic landmarks.

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Soufriere Volcanic Centre

Enter the perimeter of this vast volcanic caldera, and replenish your skin with mineral-rich mud at Soufriere Sulphur Springs.

Pigeon Island

A must for maritime history enthusiasts – Pigeon Island has a fascinating past and makes for an enjoyable day excursion.

Orchids at Union Agricultural Station

Indulge your interest in orchids; enjoy demonstrations on pollination, flower arranging, plant feeding, re-potting and watering.

Fond Latisab Creole Park

Enjoy demonstrations of Creole traditions, including cassava bread making, cooking on macambou leaves, and log sawing accompanied by a chak chak band.

Try the local specialties

Local culinary staples include plantain, green figs and salt fish. Be sure to sample some, but be reassured that a wide variety of familiar cuisines are also available on the island.

Special interest birdwatching and wildlife exploration holiday

Explore St Lucia’s natural world with its array of colourful birds, marine mammals and exotic flora on this holiday tailored especially for nature lovers.

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