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Monday, July 2, 2012

Best Beaches In America | St. Lucia Island

Although it has only 22 km wide and 44 km long, St. Lucia island is a tropical jewel, endowed with fine beaches, friendly people, beautiful scenery and last but not least, a pleasant climate.It is one of best beaches in the world. You will be amazed at the view of this green paradise, that is mirrored in the blue waters of the ocean. The contrast of colors is highlighted especially the beaches : golden on the north of the island, and gray on south. One thing is certain: once you step on this wonderful land, you will definitely want to go back! The main highlights of the island are the two volcanic peaks, Les Pitons, visible from land and also from sea:  Gros Piton, with a height of 797m and Petit Piton that is 750m.

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Castries is the capital of the island, surrounded by lush forests, spectacular waterfalls and beautiful beaches. Soufriere is a colored fishing village, situated around a beautiful cove and Gros Islet is a small fishing village, where every Friday turns into a colorful carnival scene, with reggae rhythms, good food and dancing.
Pigeon Island is also a real open air museum, with many attractions: the ruins of military buildings used during battles between English and French, an interpretation center, which provides information about the rich history of the island, two beautiful beaches , a place of observation which offers a panoramic view of coastal area.
Leisure possibilities are numerous, from relaxing on the beach, sports activities such as hiking, kitesurfing and windsurfing. For water sports lovers there are windsurfing and kitesurfing centers, and if you love to surf, here you will enjoy the sunset cruises.
St. Lucia is the perfect place to organize a dream wedding or honeymoon. The island is extremely romantic, with beautiful  isolated beaches and tropical gardens. The Saint Lucia island was called eight times by the World Travel Awards, the ideal destination for honeymooners. Most hotels offer special facilities for couples wishing to marry on Saint Lucia island, from the bouquet, to the details of the ceremony. Newly weds can enjoy special treatment in almost all hotels on the island. If you imagine a wedding day and fine golden beach, in a wonderful setting, St. Lucia will fulfill the dream!

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