Ladera Resort, St. Lucia
St. Lucia has been called the most beautiful island in all the Caribbean. The truth is it may be the most beautiful island in the world. See the official site of the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourist Association for more information on this extraordinary island.
St. Lucia is a resort island so beautiful and serene that it out performs your wildest dreams. The island looks more like s South Pacific island than a Caribbean island. The Piton Mountains of St. Lucia resemble sharp peaks found on newly formed islands. The Pitons rise to 2,000 feet and are rich in tropical rain forest, tropical birds, and water falls.
St. Lucia has been governed by France and Britain 7 times. Finally in 1814 the British gained control of the island. St. Lucia is part of the British Commonwealth today. In general, the British islands in the Caribbean are safer, cleaner, and number one in luxury and service. St. Lucia is certainly another priceless jewel in the British crown.
And there is some great nightlife on St. Lucia. The best Internet site reporting nightlife and other entertainment on St. Lucia is St. Lucia One Stop. Recording artist like Mary Lynn Finn and other famous people can and do enjoy the nightlife on St. Lucia without being bothered by fans.
Cruise ships dock at The Elizabeth 11 Pier in Castries, the capital of St. Lucia. The pier is a short walk to the center of town and the shopping district. The Cathedral of Immaculate Conception is a must see in downtown Castries. The cathedral is open to the public and filled with fine art and beautiful carvings.
Columbian Emeralds and other fine jewelry stores offer the same bargains available in other Caribbean Islands.
Great snorkeling and swimming is available at Reduit Beach, just outside Pigeon Islands. For scuba diving, a most extraordinary coral reef is located in 140 feet of water just off the Anse Chastanet Resort. Scuba St. Lucia can help you with all your diving needs and offers dive trips around the islands. Also see Scuba Diving In St. Lucia for more options on scuba diving St. Lucia. Buddiesm Scuba also offers extraordinary dive trips and is located cruise ship docks in Castries. Also see Sailing and Yachting in St. Lucia.
For an even more extraordinary water sports activity on St. Lucia, see Whale Watching On St. Lucia.
Some of the most extraordinary resorts in all the Caribbean are located on St. Lucia. The Ladera Resort (photo above) is incredibly beautiful and romantic. Located 1200 feet above sea level near the rain forest, Ladera Resort has a stunning view of the Great Pitons. The rooms at Ladera have three walls. This is the finest combination of stunning luxury and nature you will ever see.
If you prefer a resort closer to the beautiful blue water of the Caribbean, the Oasis Marigot is another extraordinary resort on St. Lucia. Featuring individual private "sea houses" and some private apartments for up to 6 guest in 3 bedrooms, sailing and water sports packages, this resort has it all.
Also try LeSport for another example of luxury all-inclusive beach front resorts available on St. Lucia.
And for an extraordinary hotel, try Mago Estate Hotel with a stunning view of the Pitons. Finally, the The Inn On The Bay is a special hotel for "lovers only." The Inn On the Bay offers sailing, snorkeling, and horseback ridding. And see Sandels ,an all inclusive resort for couples only.
For golf see St. Lucia Golf and Country Club.