A St. Lucia romantic couples' holiday offers a world of adventures that the two of you will carry forever from beaches, shopping, and dining, to history and vibrant nightlife. You can go hiking or ride an quad bike into the depths of the jungle, swim in serene lagoons and kiss under the waterfalls, or take a mud-bath at a drive-in volcano.

    If you're looking for a trip you'll never forget, St. Lucia offers you opportunities to go far beyond shopping and dining with a whole world of unique and unusual experiences. Check out some of the best things for couples to do on a romantic trip in St. Lucia.

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    St Lucia helicopter tour

    Explore the island from high above

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    A St. Lucia Helicopter tour offers one of the most breathtaking and unique ways to see the island: from above, and you can even arrive on the island by helicopter. You'll catch stunning views of the palm trees and rainforest below and capture photos unlike any others you'll get. You will also have a knowledgeable guide who can tell you all about the reefs, harbours, and seas below.

    Helicopter tours are a stunning option for learning all about the island and making memories of a different kind of exploration. You can choose from many companies offering these tours, some that partner with the resorts on the island, but St. Lucia Helicopters are amongst the more popular and longest-running.

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 5 pm

    Phone: +1 758-453-6952

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    Diamond Botanical Gardens

    Stroll through the heart of St. Lucia's rainforest

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    The Diamond Botanical Gardens are a tropical oasis in the heart of Saint Lucia that are ideal for a romantic walk amongst colourful exotic flora through a deep rainforest gorge. These gardens are not just full of lush flowers but are teeming with wildlife as well. At the heart of the springs, you'll find a natural sulphur spring that turns into the Diamond Waterfall.

    You can take the path all the way into a dormant volcano with natural hot sulphur springs which have been a therapeutic escape since the 18th century. You'll also see a historic waterwheel. This is the oldest garden of its type on the island, just minutes from Soufriere.

    Location: Soufriere Estate, St. Lucia

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm

    Phone: +1 758-459-7565

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    Romantic sunset cruise in St Lucia

    Have champagne and hors d'oeuvres on the sea

    A romantic sunset cruise in St. Lucia offers one of the most iconic and archetypal activities you can undertake with stunning colours and intimate surroundings. You'll get out on a boat to hit the Caribbean waters with cocktails and the brilliant red, orange, yellow, and blue of the twilight skies glittering off the ocean while you steal away a few moments to connect with that special someone in your life.

    Listen to soft music and enjoy delectable food while you remind each other why it is you first fell in love. You can choose from dozens of offerings from tour groups all over the island.

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    Piton Falls

    Steal a kiss under warm mineral falls

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    The Piton Falls just outside of the town of Soufriere are amongst the most famed sites for catching a photo and offer a romantic opportunity to share a memorable kiss. The falls are warm, and the high mineral content of the waters is reputed to have rejuvenating health benefits, so you'll feel young again as you steal away those precious few minutes under this natural wonder.

    A hike through the foothills of the Pitons to get to the falls also offers the opportunity to wander through the untouched natural beauty of the rainforest. You'll see colourful exotic flowers and unique tropical birds and animals in their natural habitat.

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    Quilesse Forest Reserve

    Explore an untouched rainforest area

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    Quilesse Forest Reserve is an untouched area of natural rainforest offering hiking, photo opportunities, and the chance to reconnect with nature and your loved one. It's located in the heart of St. Lucia, just southeast of the island's geographic centre. You can drive through the reserve if you like, but hiking is, for many, a much better way to see the lush flora here.

    This is a scenic and serene place to escape from the hustle, bustle, and crowds of the cities, towns, and beaches, where you can steal away a few minutes alone in natural beauty. Remember, this national reserve is intended to preserve the island's untouched beauty, so leave things as you found them.

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    Sulphur Springs

    Have a mud bath in a rejuvenating natural hot pool

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    Sulphur Springs, part of one of the only drive-in volcanoes in the world, offers a uniquely romantic opportunity to bathe in hot springs or have a rejuvenating mud bath. As you walk to the springs, the scent of the sulphur will hang heavy in the air, but you'll also see bubbling natural hot springs, lush gardens, and pools that are rumoured to have health benefits from the heavy mineral contents.

    It's a good idea to visit here early, as, in the early afternoon, it can get quite crowded. In addition, bring a swimming suit that you don't mind getting ruined, as the mud can stain. Still, it's a fascinating, unforgettable, and romantic spot to visit with that special someone.

    Location: Sulphur Springs Access Road Soufriere, St. Lucia

    Open: Daily from 9 am to 5 pm

    Phone: +1 758-584-8396

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    Reduit Beach

    Relax on a long stretch of gold-sand beach

    Reduit Beach on the northern end of St. Lucia offers a long stretch of brilliant gold sand and turquoise waters with amazing views of Pigeon Island just offshore. The island is also famed for Splash Island Water Park, where you and your beloved can navigate inflatable obstacle courses right on the water, including a climbing wall, monkey bars, slides, rockers, hurdles, and even water volleyball courts..

    Reduit Beach is a family-friendly area, but if your idea of romance includes laughing, splashing, swimming, and having waterborne adventures, this can be a fantastic spot. You'll also find a vibrant nightlife and incredible sunsets here.

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    Horseback riding

    Gallop down the shore, over cliffs, and through hills

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    Horseback riding along the coast is one of the most old-fashioned romantic activities there is, and one of the more popular stables is even located near Honeymoon Beach. You can get onto the back of a horse and enjoy a region that's largely untouched by the development that marks much of the island. Explore sandy beaches and crashing surf as you ride through sleepy countryside hills and along dramatic cliffsides.

    A horseback riding experience can be guided by experienced riders who know all about the island's history and legacy. You'll learn all about the cultures that came together to create modern St. Lucia and get stunning photos for your social media feed.

    Location: Micoud Hwy, Vieux Fort, St. Lucia

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +1 758-285-1090

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    Anse Chastanet Beach

    Get pampered at a luxurious resort

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    Anse Chastanet Beach is part of a stunning resort whose staff will offer you a luxurious and pampered experience along the white sands and deep blue waters of the Caribbean. The resort itself is set on a lush estate in the middle of tropical surroundings with the stunning backdrop of the Petit and Gros Piton mountains. You'll be surrounded by watersports, a spa, fine dining, and outstanding shopping

    Whether you're here to relax on the beach, go snorkelling amongst a living coral reef, or enjoy local bars and nightclubs, Anse Chastanet Beach has it all. This is the place to come for a full-featured romantic getaway where you'll be surrounded by luxury, and the excitement never ends.

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    quad bike jungle tour

    Four-wheel your way through the jungle

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    An quad bike Jungle Tour enables you to escape the crowds and immerse yourself in nature as you race and bounce through the rainforest, over beaches, and through rolling hills. Several companies offer tours in different areas of the island, each taking a few hours to complete.

    However, One thing they each have in common is that they offer breathtaking views of the natural surroundings, from clifftop views of the crashing waves below to beachfront excursions and even trips through the lush green rainforests. You can book group tours or take a private tour with just the two of you.

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