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The Island Review: The Best of St Lucia with Chris

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Chris’s Week in the Sun

Why did you choose St. Lucia as the destination of your choice?

My partner and I had a last minute week off work and we were looking for relaxing hot places to go. A deal came up for St. Lucia and we have always wanted to go to the Caribbean so we thought why not. Plus St. Lucia has always had the reputation of being one of the more beautiful islands in the Caribbean.

Where did you stay and how did you enjoy it?

We stayed at The Royalton St. Lucia in Smugglers Cove. Absolutely loved it, a lovely resort where nothing was to much trouble. Lovely staff, beautiful resort, and lots of choice within the restaurants. The pool areas were very clean and well presented and the beach was beautiful.

What was your favorite thing about the island?

I have got to be honest here, my favorite thing was the Rum ;-). It the weather and the white sand beaches – beauty everywhere we looked.

What did you learn about the culture and the people of St Lucia?

From what we experienced it was the relaxed atmosphere of the island and the local people.

What were the best places that you visited while in St Lucia?

Seeing the Pitons and snorkeling around them. Enjoyed the style of the area around Margot Bay.

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What activities did you participate in on the island?

Sunbathing, snorkeling, boat trip, diamond falls, Sulphur Springs, Pitons, Marigot bay and drinking.

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Did you do any tours with tour companies, and what were their rates?

Exodus Boat Charters – very good one day boat tour from the hotel beach to the Pitons, waterfall and snorkeling. Was a brilliant day, the staff on the boat were fun and friendly. We paid 100 US Dollars each person. We could have gotten it cheaper I’m sure, but I couldn’t be bothered with the hassle of saving just a few dollars.

How would you describe the food on the island?

Lovely, an interesting exotic mix of spices which makes the food taste amazing. I love my food and was not disappointed. I loved the stews but can’t remember what this was called. Also tried the meat goat which is not available in the U.K. It was nice.

Would you visit St. Lucia again, and would you recommend it to your friends and family?

I would 100% visit St Lucia again, it is a beautiful, interesting, exotic and cultured island. It has something for everyone, perfect for every type of holiday. I would definitely recommend it to couples and families.

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29 Comments

  • Reply Chukwu

    Good article

    March 13, 2018 at 10:11 pm
  • Reply Heather @ Kraus House Mom

    The waterfall looks amazing. The views are incredible. I would love to visit St Lucia someday.

    March 20, 2018 at 11:11 am
  • Reply Annreeba

    St Lucia is already there in my wishlist and those pics are so cute and attractive.

    March 20, 2018 at 11:27 am
  • Reply Amber Myers

    This sounds like an incredible time. I would want to take one of those boat tours as well.

    March 20, 2018 at 12:31 pm
  • Reply Heidi

    Oh, what a destination! St. Lucia looks absolutely beautiful! I definitely want to visit there now.

    March 20, 2018 at 8:04 pm
    • Reply Divine

      You should !!!!

      March 21, 2018 at 12:29 pm
  • Reply Dona

    It appears that the 2 of you had a spectacular time. The pictures are amazing and the water looks breathtaking. I can agree with you on the rum! LOL. I also love stewed goat.

    March 21, 2018 at 1:10 am
  • Reply Alison Rost

    It’s easy to tell how awesome the vacation was! I think it’s a great place for couples especially those who love adventure but also enjoy that laid back beach life.

    March 21, 2018 at 1:50 am
  • Reply Minakshi Bajpai

    Such spectacular views! It seems from your lovely pictures that you both had great fun there. lovely post.

    March 21, 2018 at 8:12 am
  • Reply Cristina Leau

    What a great place to go for a romantic getaway. The photos look amazing. I want to go there as well.

    March 21, 2018 at 8:32 am
    • Reply Divine

      You definitely should

      March 21, 2018 at 12:28 pm
  • Reply Kristi Ann

    OMG, you guys are too cute together! What a fun trip! What are you covered in, in that one picture?!?

    March 21, 2018 at 12:21 pm
    • Reply Divine

      That was Sulphur from the Sulphur Springs mud bath. Really great for your skin.

      March 21, 2018 at 12:27 pm
  • Reply Holly Hood

    Your pictures are amazing. I would love to take a trip to St. Lucia. It looks like so much fun.

    March 21, 2018 at 4:49 pm
    • Reply Divine

      It is an amazing destination

      March 21, 2018 at 4:50 pm
  • Reply Sondra Barker

    THis looks absolutely gorgeous. I would love to travel here.

    March 21, 2018 at 5:21 pm
  • Reply Sarah Bailey

    How amazing does St Lucia sound! I always think if you would go back it is the sign of a good holiday destination!

    March 21, 2018 at 8:49 pm
    • Reply Divine

      I think so too!!!!

      March 21, 2018 at 8:49 pm
  • Reply Dee Jackson

    This was a great interview. I really want to see St Lucia for myself

    March 22, 2018 at 12:26 am
    • Reply Divine

      Visit the rest of the blog you will want to go even more

      March 22, 2018 at 12:37 am
  • Reply Angela Milnes

    This is my kind of travel! i love seeing exotic islands.

    March 22, 2018 at 3:24 am
    • Reply Divine

      You will love visiting it even more

      March 22, 2018 at 3:36 am
  • Reply Tatanisha Worthey

    I could use a vacation to St Lucia. I have missed the tropics.

    March 22, 2018 at 3:32 am
    • Reply Divine

      It has missed you too my friend

      March 22, 2018 at 3:36 am
  • Reply Chelle Dizon

    I totally adore the magnificent view of St. Lucia. Thank you so much for those awesome shots and It really shows you did enjoyed the place.

    March 22, 2018 at 3:46 am
  • Reply David Elliott

    It does look like such a beautiful destination. You took some incredible pics. It’s definitely some place I will have to keep in mind going with my daughter.

    March 22, 2018 at 10:27 pm
  • Reply LavandaMichelle

    This place looks so wonderful. I heard of this place from a few people, I never saw a bad review once, I’d love to travel there.

    March 23, 2018 at 8:59 am
  • Reply Jess Holmes

    I’ve had a lot of family visit St Lucia but I’ve never been. Looks so beautiful there!

    March 25, 2018 at 11:02 pm
    • Reply Divine

      I think it’s your turn to visit

      March 25, 2018 at 11:02 pm

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