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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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st lucia food

October 28, 2018 -

St Lucia food St lucia food is fairly expensive due to high imports, a small economy, monopolies, and a weak local farming sector. Farming tends to be small-scale, low-tech, costly, risky and therefore not very efficient. The main supermarket chain is Massy Stores. There are also small convenience stores and local farmer’s markets on Saturdays….

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Soufriere St Lucia

October 28, 2018 -

Soufriere St Lucia Soufriere St Lucia was once the capital of the island under French colonial rule. Today, it is a popular tourist attraction offering many st lucia things to do in and around the town. One of the things Soufriere St lucia is known for are its waterfalls and hot springs, including the famous…

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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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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…

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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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