Why this little Caribbean island will steal your heart
One of the Caribbean’s most lush and luxurious destinations, there’s a lot to love about St. Lucia. Bordering the eastern Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, this Lesser Antilles volcanic island is a mountainous tropical paradise. On the northern side discover the beautiful Rodney Bay and to the south, the incredible hidden beaches, old plantations and “The Pitons” majestic twin peaks. From their Sulphur Springs to the Botanical Gardens and plenty more in between, here are seven reasons to visit St Lucia.
1. The Pitons
These two iconic green-sided mountains – Gros Piton and the steeper Petit Piton—are a Unesco World Heritage Site (as well as approximately 7,200 acres of land and sea around the twin peaks).