Type 'St Lucia' into a Google image search and I guarantee you'll be inundated with pictures of The Pitons. Visible from almost every part of St Lucia, these two volcanic peaks are so iconic that even St Lucia's local 'Piton' beer is named after them.
From beaches and rainforests to colonial ruins, St Lucia is brimming with exciting attractions and activities. Although these are scattered across the island, the town of Soufriere has the highest concentration of must-see local sites, and you can experience several in the same day.
Pretty and lush Rodey Bay enchants travellers all-year-long with its dreamy beaches and popular attractions. St Lucia's busiest tourist hotspot also lies within close proximity to some eye-opening sights that we got to discover on our first visit, as we hopped to Pigeon Island to explore its scenic twin peaks and ruined forts. Read on to see what encounters fascinated us the most.
Breathtakingly beautiful, St Lucia is one of the Caribbean’s most visited islands. Its lush scenery, sandy beaches and luxury hotels draw everyone from families to honeymooners. And, with direct flights from the UK taking just 8-9 hours, getting here is easy.