Often regarded as one of the most breathtaking locations for luxury honeymoon getaways the island paradise of St.Lucia is the stuff of dreams for most newlyweds.
Ranked among the top honeymoon destinations by wedding blogs and travel sites including My Romantic Travel and innumerable publications on and off the web, the Caribbean isle is just as captivating as neighbouring St. Vincent and Martinique.
Occupying the eastern fringes of the Caribbean isles St. Lucia’s appeal to honeymooners is apparent not only in the beauty of its landscapes but also the variety of activities the island offers.
Couples with a passion for water sports can not only explore the snorkelling hotspots around the island but also explore the waters off the coast of St. Lucia on a catamaran sailing tour.
Nature lovers, however, can spend a romantic evening exploring the island’s many botanical spaces or head to the inactive volcano. Jeep tours of St. Lucia’s jungle terrains are another great way for couples to enjoy an adventure together in the wild landscapes of the tropical isle.
Music loving couples on the hand can time their honeymoon with the many musical festivals hosted in St.Lucia of which the Jazz Festival is perhaps the most popular.
Dubbed the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival the event brings together musicians, visual artists and cultural showcases to create an electric atmosphere of creative expression.
Held in the month of May in several venues across St. Lucia, the festival usually wraps up for the year in the verdant surroundings of Pigeon Island. Other popular local festivals include La Rose and La Marguerite.
Often described as a foodie haven, couples with an interest in local cuisine can try out the country’s national dish of salt fish and green figs as well as the many fried dough pastries known as Johnny Cake.
A blend of European and West African culinary styles the many fine restaurants in St. Lucia make ideal venues for romantic dining experiences for honeymooners.
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+