St. Lucia, The Helen of The West
Countless visitors to St-Lucia, who have travelled the world agree, that there is no other more attractive island for its lush tropical forests, spectacular water falls and beautiful mountains cut near the shore by impressive cliffs and dreamy natural beaches washed by warm and calm aqua blue waters.
And let’s not forget the lovely people of St. Lucia; another reason to love being here!
Come discover St. Lucia… One of the Windward Islands… Simply beautiful…
The Pitons are synonymous with St. Lucia.
They are a most spectacular feature and have been named as a World Heritage Site.
They are of volcanic origin, and stand 2,600 feet above sea level at an angle of 55%.
A climb with guide can be arranged for you.
Marigot has, so many times, been described as a true jewel, “the loveliest bay in the Caribbean”. Many newspaper and magazine articles in the last few years have spoken of St. Lucia and more precisely of Marigot Bay.
Do you remember the movie “Dr Dolittle” with Rex Harrison”? A considerable part of it was shot in the Bay.
Villa Pomme d’Amour is situated on the South ridge of Marigot Bay, overlooking the Caribbean sea and a lovely quiet Cove named Trou Volant.
Our two villas are a 10 minute walk, or very short car ride, down the hill to Marigot Bay, for another beach and water sports, sailing and marina, restaurants and bars, grocery store and bakery, bank and more …A day sail can be set up for you along the island coastline for wonderful scenery, great swimming and snorkelling …
Do not forget to bring along your snorkelling equipment!
Where is St. Lucia
St. Lucia is centrally located within easy reach of the rest of the Lower Antilles region and North America. It is approximately 1,300 miles Southeast of Florida. St. Lucia is part of the Windward Islands within the West Indies.
This 233 square mile island is 21 miles from its nearest neighbour Martinique, a French Department, 24 miles north of St. Vincent and 100 miles northwest of Barbados.
The island has extremely good airport facilities, one being George F.L. Charles airport in the north of the island, near Castries, the capital, and the other, an international airport, named Hewanorra,
in the south of the island, located in Vieux-fort.
Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Trinidad and Tobago.
Total area: 620 sq km. (239.4 sq miles)
Land Area: 610 sq km. (235.5 sq miles)
13 53 N, 60 68 W Population: 164,213
Central America and the Caribbean.
158 km (98 miles)
Tropical, moderated by northeast trade winds.
Volcanic and mountainous with broad, fertile valleys, with Rain Forest in the centre.
Forests, sandy beaches, minerals (pumice), mineral springs, geothermal potential.
Caribbean Sea: 0 m
Mount Gimie: 950 m (3,116.75 ft)
Map of St. Lucia