St. Lucia, a small island state in the Caribbean Sea, is famous for its beaches. The island’s stupendous natural beauty has made it a honeymooner’s paradise. Furthermore, there are many unique and interesting activities for you to look forward to, if you are planning to book tickets to this paradisiacal place. Here are the top 3 unconventional activities that you may try on your holiday to St. Lucia.
Take a Mud-bath at Sulphur Springs
Sulphur Springs, one of the most visited tourist attractions of the island, is a geothermal area, situated close to the centre of the “Qualibou” caldera. A road passes through the rim of the crater which makes it one of the rare “drive-through” volcanoes in the world. One of the main highlights of the tour is taking a mud-bath in the famous mineral rich black water pool. The pool is said to have therapeutic properties due to its mineral content. After the mud-bath, you can wash-off the mud by bathing at the hot water springs. It is the perfect natural spa experience that leaves you completely refreshed. There is a minimal entrance fee of EC $3 for adults and $1.50 for children under the age of 11 for this one-of-a-kind experience.
Bathe Under the Toraille Falls
This scenic trip takes you to one of the most picturesque places in St. Lucia; the Toraille Falls. It is a tropical paradise, nestled amidst lush green trees and you can even take a refreshing shower under the waterfall. Changing room facilities and seating areas for a family picnic are available at the site. The car-parking is spacious and proper signage ensures convenient accessibility to the place. Entrance fee is minimal and you just have to walk a short distance to reach a fabulous modified pool to take a plunge. You may also consider strolling in the beautiful botanical garden.
Watch the Marine Life Up-Close
The Jalousie beach is the perfect place to go for snorkelling. Cosol St. Lucia Tour offers one of the best snorkelling experiences wherein you can witness some of the best examples of marine biodiversity, complete with dazzling coral reefs and vibrant fish species such as needle fish, parrot fish and puffer fish. Other species of marine life found here include lobsters and octopus. Take an underwater camera and capture some of the best underwater views. The waters are clear and calm making it the perfect site to swim or snorkel.