Tourism in Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia offers many different tourist attractions. The Island’s forested twin peaks, known as the Pitons, are a UNESCO heritage site. Other dramatic aspects of the landscape include the Qualibou volcano, tropical rainforests and the Diamond Waterfalls. There are many activities for tourists, such as scuba diving, snorkeling and watersports. More relaxing opportunities include sunbathing and turtle and whale watching trips. After dark, Saint Lucia reveals a lively nightlife scene, with regular events such as the Friday street party at Gros Islet proving popular with locals and tourists alike. Tourists can also discover Saint Lucia’s unique cultural heritage which results from both British and French colonial influence. This history is reflected in the islands local cuisine, which combines Creole and West Indian flavours with traditional French cooking styles.