St Lucia, a tiny tropical island situated in the Caribbean is a favorite destination among travelers. Majestic mountains that include the twin peaks of the Pitons rise 2,000 feet up from the ocean. The island is surrounded by abundant rainforests and tropical jungles where wild orchids, giant ferns and tropical birds prosper. The island is also home of the St. Lucia parrot, an endangered species. A variety of luxurious spas can be found that provide natural body treatments in a natural surrounding overlooking volcanic-sand beaches. The island features a number of activities for the traveler. Relax in one of the island's hot springs, beautiful beaches or visit the spectacular Diamond Falls. Adventure seekers can hike the rainforest, go bird watching, climb the 2,600 ft summit of the Gros Piton, snorkel or sail in the sparkling-clear waters. Enjoy a taste of the island by sampling the local flavors at roadside vendors or dining at one of the many great restaurants found throughout the region.
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