St Lucia: An Island Paradise

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Run by: Ramblers Walking Holidays

Reference number: 45600

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Imagine blue seas, white sandy beaches, green palm trees being stirred by gentle breezes, abundant mango trees and banana palms, and exotic flora and fauna and youll only be scratching the surface of what St Lucia has to offer. During our time on this mountainous island, well discover waterfalls, coral reefs, botanical gardens plantations. The sulphur springs at Soufrire remind us that the island is still an€tive volcano. One of the Windward Islands, St Lucia is only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide. Inland, away from the coast, tropical rain forests cover much of the island. Well explore many of the hiking trails and discover some of the worlds most beautiful plants and fruits, whilst admiring the local bird and wild life as we walk. Of course the twin peaks of the Pitons are the jewel in St Lucias crown and have been awarded a World Heritage Site status. Rising majestically from the sea to the grand height of 798 metres, they dominate the southwest coastline. A stunning view awaits you when you reach the top of Gros Piton. Although at the top of the grade it is well worth the effort! Some of our walks may finish at a beach where you can swim in the warm Caribbean waters. Well visit a rum distillery and the Balenbouche sugar mill plantation, where we have tea. There will also be time to explore the capital Castries with its bustling market. A fusion of French, British and African traditions, St Lucias Creole culture is an intriguing mix. While English is the official language, you will hear Patois spoken on the streets. Delicious Creole cuisine blends French traditions with island ingredients and many towns have French names such as Soufrire, Anse La Raye, Vieux Fort and Gros Islet.


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05/11/2019 20/11/2019 See our website £Call
18/12/2019 02/01/2020 See our website £Call

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