Tips & Tricks
Balenbouche Estate (Choiseul) — a unique 70-acre plantation “eco-lodge” set within a fascinating historical landscape, Balenbouche Estate is located on the southwest corner of the island, between the Hewanorra International airport in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia’s second largest town (20 minute drive), and the town of Soufriere (30 minute drive). Several secluded beaches are also […]
Apsara (Anse Chastanet, Soufriere) – this restaurant serves dishes with both Indian and Caribbean influences, such as mulligatawny soup with cumin yogurt or vegetable samosas, coconut-chili king prawns, pork vindaloo, tandoori-roasted salmon, as well as lamb chops, chicken, and lobster. Its unique desserts include seamoss-flavored kulfi (Indian-style ice cream) and something called “Apsara’s Temptation” (tandoori-baked […]
Anse Cochon (off West Coast Road – 5 km south of Anse la Raye) – this dark-sand beach (a 30 minute drive south of Castries), is located in front of Ti Kaye Village. It can be reached the short way (by boat), or the long way (through Ti Kaye’s mile-long road). These waters are part […]
Aqua (Rodney Bay)—opening as early at 8 pm, partygoers here can choose to dance the night away inside the club’s buzzing facility or outdoors on the club’s popular party deck.
Anse des Pères (Friars Bay Beach) –– the very scenic Friars Bay Beach is a sheltered, family friendly beach in the northwest of the island. The beach is famous for its two well-known beach restaurants, Friars Bay Beach Café and Kali’s Beach Bar. By day, visitors relax by the calm waters of the Caribbean sea, […]
Shipwreck Shop (42 Front Street, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten) – this retailer has 16 stores (under names like Lord & Hunter, Island Living and Boardwalk) all over the island that stock a little of everything: colorful hammocks, hand-crafted jewelry, and the local Guavaberry liqueur, but the “flagship” store on Front Street in Philipsburg has the largest […]