Castries, Saint Lucia
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Approximately 4 hours
Meals not included
Explore the lush tropical beauty of northern St Lucia with a panoramic drive past Castries' vibrant and colorful local market.
Drive by the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and take in the panoramic view of Castries and its surroundings from the Morne Viewpoint.
Watch artisans demonstrate the art of batik and silk-screen printing at Caribelle Batik Silk Studios, located in an old Victorian mansion high atop Morne Fortune. Browse in the gift shop, which features many of these unique creations available for purchase.
Pigeon Point --a strategic vantage point during the French and British struggles for St Lucia -- offers a stunning panoramic sweep over Martinique to the north, across to the Atlantic, the lovely Rodney Bay and the mountainous interior with the three distinctive peaks of Mt Gimie -- the island's tallest mountain.
Drive to Reduit Beach in Rodney Bay for a refreshing swim and free time in the sun.
A beverage will be served at a popular beach restaurant and bar. Watercraft rental, beach umbrellas and beach chairs are available at an additional charge.
Restroom facilities are available and can be used as changing rooms. Wear your swimsuit under your clothing; bring a towel, reef-safe/biodegradable sunscreen, light clothing to act as a full cover-up for further protection from the sun, and a hat. Swim at your own risk. All beaches in St Lucia are public, and they can be crowded at times. Minimum age is 6 years. The route is winding. Guests who are prone to motion sickness should consider this before booking and/or take appropriate medication.