Ever wanted to horseback ride on the beach? Zipline through the jungle? Maybe check out a drive-in volcano? Get ready for a tropical adventure through the Caribbean island of St. Lucia.
The second highest peak on Saint Lucia, Gros Piton can be climbed without ropes or mountaineering experience.
Giddyup! A man rides a horse along Cas En Bas Beach, a stretch of sand to the north of St. Lucia.
Don’t let the name fool you. This dish may be called “green figs and salt fish,” but there are no figs in it. Popular since the 1700s, it consists mainly of boiled green bananas and salted fish.
St. Lucia is home to Fort Rodney, an old British military base, overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
This soothing waterfall can be found at Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens, a 6-acre tropical retreat.
St. Lucia holds plenty of adventure, including the chance to zipline through its rainforests.
Musicians Mike Stern, Richard Bona and Bob Franceschini perform on the final day of the 20th St. Lucia Jazz Festival. Held every May, the festival showcases various flavors of jazz from the US, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe.
A diving paradise, St. Lucia’s waters include a stunning array of coral, sponge and marine life.
A scenic town on St. Lucia’s west coast, Soufriere has many hot springs and mineral baths -- no surprise given that its name means “sulphur” in French.
Sulphur Springs is the world’s only drive-in volcano. It’s located on the southwestern end of St. Lucia.
Enjoy fresh papaya at Castries Market, a lively market filled with tropical fruits and vegetables.
Mountain biking in the Caribbean jungle of St. Lucia. Here, bikers take a break at Anse Chastanet Resort, which encompasses more than 600 tropical acres.