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St Lucia Black Sand Beach at Balenbouche Discover our st lucia black sand beach adjoining the 60 acre Balenbouche Estate. Our two beautiful natural beaches are just a 5 minute walk away.  Although all beaches in St. Lucia are public, the Balenbouche beaches feel very private. Our guests love the fact that they are almost…

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St Lucia Tourist Sites Many St Lucia tourist sites are actually not crowded or touristy, especially if you know when to go. Although known mostly for its nature and heritage, the island also offers great beaches, restaurants, resorts, water sports, events, shopping and nightlife. There really is something for everyone! To make the most of…

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Coaching Retreat: Joyful Genius… Unleashed! FLOW MASTERY coaching retreat for self-actualizing women January 27 – February 2, 2019 (6 nights) “Have you introduced me to magic? This work is AMAZING, BRILLIANT, INSIGHTFUL, LIFE ALTERING, and LIGHT! I am blown away by the power of this work. I encourage anyone to spend time laughing and coaching…

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Getting around st lucia is best done through a combination of taxis, rental car, buses and organized tours. The island, although only 238 square miles, takes about 2 1/2 hours to drive from north to south, or 3 1/2 hours to drive once all the way around the main coastal road. There is no road…

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St Lucia Hiking Trails & Viewing points St Lucia hiking is one of the best things to do on the island. The Tet Paul Nature Trail in Soufriere is one of our favorite st lucia attractions and we think all our guests should visit. From Balenbouche, it takes about 30 minutes to drive to the…

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Ocean Horse Magic Retreat A heart expanding women’s retreat in St. Lucia Feb 3 – 10, 2019 “Amazing location, fabulous food, incredible horses!” Join horse lover and photographer Manuela Stefan on a replenishing experience of connecting with source energy with the help of horses and nature. You will have the opportunity to live extraordinary moments shoulder-to-shoulder with…

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St Lucia Sulphur Springs Volcano The St Lucia Sulphur Springs volcano is one of the most well known and most visited St lucia attractions. The main area of the sulphur springs comprises numerous hot springs, bubbling mud pools and fumaroles (steam vents). The strongly hydrothermally altered clay-rich rocks covers approximately 200 m x 100 m in size. Many…

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Die wunderschoene St Lucia Karibik Insel liegt zwischen Martinique und St. Vincent und ist von Deutschland mit Condor/Thomas Cook, Virgin Atlantic oder British Airways ueber Manchester oder London zu erreichen, oder auch mit Air Caraibes ueber Paris und Martinique. Unsere Familie lebt seit 1984 auf St. Lucia und hat Deutsche Wurzeln. Im Sueden der Insel…

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St Lucia with Kids

November 8, 2017 -

Top things to do in st lucia with kids Advice on traveling st lucia with kids by a mother and an aunt of a four year old who lives on the island. 🙂 If you’re coming to st lucia with kids, deciding where to stay in one of the most important decisions. If you enjoy…

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 Eco resorts caribbean lodges & historic properties A guide to eco resorts caribbean and properties similar to Balenbouche, based on green practices and a more natural aesthetic and local experience. Balenbouche Estate is known for its sensitivity to the environment, community and history of St. Lucia. We have been doing this quietly and consistently for…

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st lucia camping

May 22, 2017 -

St Lucia camping and backpacking A guide to st lucia camping and st lucia backpacking for those who want to explore the stunning natural environment of the island, get to know it’s people and culture, and avoid the resorts and tourist centers. The Castries / Rodney Bay/ Gros Islet area is the most heavily populated…

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Is St Lucia expensive to Visit? Is St Lucia expensive to visit? is a question we often get asked. St Lucia hotels and resorts are typically on the higher end, between US$ 150 and $450 a night, but there are more affordable options. Much depends on whether you’re able to find affordable airfare. The best…

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