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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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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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St lucia animals are mostly friendly and not poisonous… St Lucia animals include several unique species; the St Lucia parrot (Amazonas Versicolor also known as “Jaquot”), the St Lucia Forest thrush, the rare St Lucia Whiptail lizard (Zandoli Terre), and a tiny snake, the racer snake or worm snake. St Lucia is home to about…

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The best time to visit st lucia is typically between December and May. November, June, July and August are also still good months to travel. The usual forecast for St Lucia is: Sunny to partly cloudy with widely scattered showers; occasional heavy rain and thunderstorms with isolated high gusts of wind. So we don’t pay…

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Vieux Fort

May 1, 2016 -

Vieux Fort The capital of the South Vieux Fort is St Lucia’s second largest town, and where the Hewanorra International airport (UVF) is located. It boasts one of the islands prettiest and longest white sand beaches, and surprisingly few tourists or hotels. There is only one resort on the north end of the Anse de…

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CASTRIES St Lucia capital Around 60,000 people or over a third of the population lives in the vicinity of the bustling capital of Castries St Lucia. Although much of the original colonial architecture was destroyed by two devastating fires, there are several historic buildings and parks of interest. These include the Cathedral of the Immaculate…

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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 Island Beaches There are many things to do on our St Lucia island beaches. All beaches are all open to the public and offer great beauty and diversity. Popular activities include Kite surfing, wind surfing, diving, snorkeling, kayaking, boating, fishing and whale watching. Some Atlantic coast beaches, apart from the very north (Cas…

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Mamiku Gardens

September 19, 2015 -

Mamiku Gardens, Botanical Garden and Heritage Site Mamiku Gardens is located on the East Coast of St Lucia in the community of Praslin, near the Latille waterfall and the Descartiers Rainforest Trail. It is about a 45 Minute drive from Balenbouche Estate. The entrance is right along the main road, an easy and welcome stop…

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