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Mike’s guidebook

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The mineral baths were originally built in 1784 by Napoleon for his troops and the water has the same medicinal properties as Aixde-Bains in France. It is our family tradition to go to the baths the day after arriving on the is-land to soothe those sore travel muscles. It is best to arrive at the baths early in the morning when they open around 10am or after 2pm when most of the tours are finished for the day. Think of the baths as an outdoor spa surrounded by magnificent gardens. The baths and gardens are very affordable (approximately $7 US per person).
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Diamond Botanical Gardens
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The mineral baths were originally built in 1784 by Napoleon for his troops and the water has the same medicinal properties as Aixde-Bains in France. It is our family tradition to go to the baths the day after arriving on the is-land to soothe those sore travel muscles. It is best to arrive at the baths early in the morning when they open around 10am or after 2pm when most of the tours are finished for the day. Think of the baths as an outdoor spa surrounded by magnificent gardens. The baths and gardens are very affordable (approximately $7 US per person).
The trail, which is said to be pretty easy takes about an hour and goes along the ridge that connects to the Piton, offering some amazing views of the Pitons and the town of Soufriere as you go.
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Tet Paul Nature Trail
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The trail, which is said to be pretty easy takes about an hour and goes along the ridge that connects to the Piton, offering some amazing views of the Pitons and the town of Soufriere as you go.
The mud baths are located at the Sulphur Springs Volcano. They offer tour packages of the volcano (active volcano) and an opportunity to experience the natural mud baths, they have a white and black mud bath on site. This is located about a 20 minute ride from the villa and are also closely located to the Diamond Mineral Baths. Many of our guests in the past have combined these two things to have a day of “natural spa”. They started the day at the mineral baths and then took the 5 minute drive from the mineral baths to the volcano for the mud baths, so that may also be something to consider as well. Please let us know if you would like any additional information about the mud baths.
Saint Lucia Volcano Tour
The mud baths are located at the Sulphur Springs Volcano. They offer tour packages of the volcano (active volcano) and an opportunity to experience the natural mud baths, they have a white and black mud bath on site. This is located about a 20 minute ride from the villa and are also closely located to the Diamond Mineral Baths. Many of our guests in the past have combined these two things to have a day of “natural spa”. They started the day at the mineral baths and then took the 5 minute drive from the mineral baths to the volcano for the mud baths, so that may also be something to consider as well. Please let us know if you would like any additional information about the mud baths.
The villa is located about a 10 minute walk (20 minute walk back as it mostly up hill ) or 3 minute drive from Anse Chastanet/Jade Mountain Beach which is arguably one of the best and most beautiful beaches on the island. Anse Mamin which is their sister beach is a short 5 minute walk along the coast from Anse Chastanet. These two beaches are beautiful and offer some of the best snorkeling on the island. The reefs are located just off the shore. Both of these beaches have restaurants and bars as well.
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Anse Chastanet Beach
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The villa is located about a 10 minute walk (20 minute walk back as it mostly up hill ) or 3 minute drive from Anse Chastanet/Jade Mountain Beach which is arguably one of the best and most beautiful beaches on the island. Anse Mamin which is their sister beach is a short 5 minute walk along the coast from Anse Chastanet. These two beaches are beautiful and offer some of the best snorkeling on the island. The reefs are located just off the shore. Both of these beaches have restaurants and bars as well.
A great local option for customized and personal snorkeling trips around the island. They have great customer service and come highly recommended from our past guests and for future guests that really enjoy snorkeling. We are fortunate that the villa and the beach are located within about a 15 minute boat ride to some of the best reefs on the island. I would definitely recommend the “Piton Wall” dive at the base of the Pitons, “Superman’s Flight” and also “Pinnacles” which is the reef directly below the villa.
Action Adventure Divers
A great local option for customized and personal snorkeling trips around the island. They have great customer service and come highly recommended from our past guests and for future guests that really enjoy snorkeling. We are fortunate that the villa and the beach are located within about a 15 minute boat ride to some of the best reefs on the island. I would definitely recommend the “Piton Wall” dive at the base of the Pitons, “Superman’s Flight” and also “Pinnacles” which is the reef directly below the villa.
Boat Charter
Available for Full / Half Day charters, snorkeling trips, whale watching tours and sunset cruises. Awesome captain and will be a memorable day with amazing views from the water.
Sugar Boat Charters Inc
Available for Full / Half Day charters, snorkeling trips, whale watching tours and sunset cruises. Awesome captain and will be a memorable day with amazing views from the water.
For deep sea fishing we recommend a local operator from Soufriere called Mystic Man. They have a variety of boats and packages available that include a half day and full day deep sea fishing adventure. They also have a whale watching tour which is also amazing (when you get to see whales or dolphins of course). This would also be the company that we would recommend for the Catamaran Tour. They have several boats including a Catamaran available for charter. Many of our guests have chartered the Catamaran for a sunset party cruise. They have a variety of options available from an all day coastal tour which could include a stop at the local market in Castries and lunch at Marigot Bay.
Mystic Man Tours Ltd
For deep sea fishing we recommend a local operator from Soufriere called Mystic Man. They have a variety of boats and packages available that include a half day and full day deep sea fishing adventure. They also have a whale watching tour which is also amazing (when you get to see whales or dolphins of course). This would also be the company that we would recommend for the Catamaran Tour. They have several boats including a Catamaran available for charter. Many of our guests have chartered the Catamaran for a sunset party cruise. They have a variety of options available from an all day coastal tour which could include a stop at the local market in Castries and lunch at Marigot Bay.