The four-villa compound overlooks the Caribbean Sea…
On the occasion of the 15-year anniversary of UNESCO’s inclusion of the iconic Saint Lucian Pitons to the list of World Heritage Sites, Mexico joins the Piton Management Area to celebrate the importance that both countries attach to their cultural and natural heritage. These outstanding volcanic twin peaks, Gros Piton and Petit Piton, make up…
The perfect Caribbean is getaway is just a few hours away on the beautiful beaches of St. Lucia.
Check out this list of the top 10 things do do in St Lucia the only country to be named after a historic woman.
Read reviews and book the best St. Lucia hotels near local attractions including Pitons, Gros Islet, Rodney Bay Village and more.
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From ziplining through the island’s beautiful forests to enjoying their majestic beaches, we’ve listed just a few reasons why Saint Lucia is a must to visit
THERE ARE many reasons that make Saint Lucia so unforgettable. From its Creole heritage to its mouthwatering food and the wonder of nature experienced up close. Here are six of the best things to do in Saint Lucia – plus a chance to win a 7 night holiday on the island:
Nothing beats the exhilaration of zipping through the plantation estate of Morne Coubaril, taking a 30mph journey past Petit Piton and towards the endless Caribbean Sea with the scent of cocoa, coffee and tropical fruits assailing your senses.
2. An aerial tram
Head to Babonneau for a gondola ride where you will be transported noiselessly through the rainforest, and see the Saint Lucia Parrot in its natural habitat.
Winter is here, which means as much as we try to embrace the cold and up our hygge game, we still find ourselves dreaming of trading snow for sand. With this in mind, we came up with an ultimate list of our favorite beaches that will make you forget about winter entirely. The best part? They’re all in the Caribbean, which means you could fly in the morning and be on the beach, drink in hand, by lunchtime. So what are you waiting for?
Editors’ note: Some of the beaches we would have chosen were hit hard by hurricanes of 2017, and are still recovering. We hope to see them on this list again soon.
Shoal Bay, Anguilla
Anguilla’s most famous beach–for a reason. Soft sand, clear waters, non-touristy bars and restaurants, and private resorts that help you get beach without the crowds.
From Bora Bora to Bali, these are the most beautiful islands in the world to visit.
If you’ve seen it on a postcard, it’s on this list. Beaches, bays, boulders and blowholes. Caves, coves, cliffs and culture. Ruins, reefs, rainforests and rum. Whatever your version of paradise, these 20 islands across the world deliver eye candy galore. Get ready to be blown away by the most beautiful islands in the world.
Who hasn’t been spellbound by images of Capri’s electric Blue Grotto? This glowing sea cave impresses even veteran globetrotters — and it’s only the beginning of the island’s marvels. Ash-white limestone cliffs, hidden slivers of beach, a towering natural arch: It’s no wonder Capri has been a tourist hub since ancient Roman times. Tip: Climb up to the ruins of Emperor Tiberius’ Villa Jovis, circa A.D. 27, for a heart-stopping vista.
(GIS) – The Piton Management Area (PMA) recently hosted the closing ceremony for the UNESCO Participation Project.
On Nov. 1, the Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, along with the Piton Management Area office in Soufriere, held the closing ceremony for the project, which sought to utilize technology for the demarcation of the PMA, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Deborah Charlery, the Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Department of Sustainable Development gave an overview of the project.
“This project was submitted through the Office of the Secretary General of the National Commission for UNESCO and was titled “Building Local Capacity in the Use of Science Technology and Innovation (STI), Demarcation and Sustainable Management of Protected Areas, Protected Areas Assets, Improvement and Development of Protected Area Monitoring and Public Education and Awareness Tools.”
Ever dreamed of swimming in real luxury? These are 17 of the world’s most memorable places with luxurious pools.
Diving in at the deep end has never been more enjoyable than in these jaw-dropping pools.
From private villas to Japanese onsen, luxury resorts to boutique lodges, these are some of the world’s most memorable, luxurious and expensive places to take a dip:
1. Ski Portillo, Chile
Up in the Chilean Andes sits Ski Portillo, one of South America’s most historic ski resorts, which is also home to a rather special pool.
You’ll be glad to know it’s heated, thanks to the mountains’ geothermal energy, making it perfect to gently relax weary limbs after a day on the slopes. Watching the sunset over the Laguna del Inca lake below caps off a distinctive swim.
What is defines a beautiful beach? For some, it’s the whiteness of the sand and the clarity of the water. For others, it’s the ruggedness of the coast and the power of the waves. For others, it’s the beauty of the people sitting along the shore. When it comes to beaches, beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder.
So I decided to poll some of the most astute judges out there: superstar travel photographers and Instagrammers who make it their business to showcase beautiful places. I tapped into 20 women whose taste and judgement I trust to find out what they think are the most gorgeous beaches in the world. Naysayers will argue that many stunners have been left off (feel free to add your favorites in the comments section).
In the words of the Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott, who died in March, St Lucia’s is “a landscape furious with vegetation”. Its mountainous heart is cloaked in luxuriant rainforest: visitors can admire this lush interior at the Edmund Forest Reserve, for example, when hiking to the towering Enbas Saut waterfall that feeds a sequence of pools in which to cool off.
Its benign western beaches are ringed with coconut palms, and the cliffs of its wild Atlantic coast are spiky with cacti. Though the island is just 27 miles long, 14 miles wide and has an area of just 238 square miles, its National Trust oversees six national parks, excluding the fabled Pitons, the almost perfectly conical twin lava spikes, which have Unesco World Heritage status.
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).