The Best of St. Lucia Vieux Fort, Gros Islet Quarter

ST. LUCIA : TOURS - CENTRAL AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

The Best of St. Lucia - Vieux Fort, Gros Islet Quarter
St. Lucia/Caribbean

Taste your way through historical Castries with your private guide.

Hike to the peak of Pigeon Island for panoramic views and a dose of naval history.

Take to the skies on a private helicopter and see the legendary Pitons in the most epic way possible.

Snorkel the turquoise waters at Smugglers Cove Beach.

Relax and unwind at one of the Caribbean's best resorts.

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1

VIEUX FORT TO GROS ISLET QUARTER Get Settled

Transfer - Private - Vieux Fort - Gros Islet Quarter [Round-trip Airport VIP Meet & Greet (1hr)] - Luxury Vehicle/Driver/Assistant

DAY 2

GROS ISLET QUARTER A Walk Through the Past

Pigeon Island History & Vantage Point Hike (4 hrs.)

Afternoon at Leisure

DAY 3

GROS ISLET QUARTER A Bit of Time on Your Own

Optional Activities at Cap Maison

DAY 4

GROS ISLET QUARTER City Streets and Tasty Treats

Historical Walking Tour of Castries (3.5 hrs.) - Private

Dining Suggestions at Cap Maison

DAY 5

GROS ISLET QUARTER High in the Sky

The Pitons by Helicopter (2 hrs.) - Private Tour

Afternoon at Leisure

DAY 6

GROS ISLET QUARTER in Good Spirits

Rum Distillery Visit (with Tastings, 4 hrs.)

Afternoon at Leisure

DAY 7

GROS ISLET QUARTER Nurtured by Nature

Fitness Activities at Cap Maison

Spa Appointment at Cap Maison

DAY 8

GROS ISLET QUARTER TO VIEUX FORT Pack Your Bags

Transfer - Private - Gros Islet Quarter - Vieux Fort [1.5 hrs.] - Vehicle/Driver

Additional Day Tours to consider

-The Pitons & Chocolate Plantation by Luxury Catamaran (with Lunch & Tastings, 8 hrs)

- Golf Tee Time at Cap Estate Golf Course & Car Service

- Sunset Catamaran Sail (with Cocktails & Canapes, 3 hrs) – Private

What’s included

A fully customized itinerary based on your interests and schedule

24/7 in-destination support from our local office

All accommodation stays, tours, and transfers for scheduled activities are covered unless otherwise listed in the itinerary

A private driver for tours and transfers (in some countries our local private guides also act as your driver your Destination Expert will discuss with you if applicable)

Local private guides or shared tours that take you through your itinerary highlights and experiences, your final itinerary will confirm the type of tour

A greeting at the airport or at your accommodation from one of our representatives – your expert will confirm your meet and greet location with you

Breakfast each morning at your hotel, plus any meals indicated in the itinerary

One suitcase and one carry-on per person for trip transfers

What’s not included

Your international airfare – please do let your expert know if you’d like to receive pricing from our Air Team

Travel insurance, which we offer and can be purchased after you’ve booked your tour

Visas (unless noted)

Tips for services and experiences

Lunches, dinners, and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), unless specified in the itinerary

Excess baggage charges, and where applicable, baggage not included in your fare

Personal charges such as laundry, phone calls, SIM cards or room service

Early check-in or late check-out from hotels (unless otherwise specified)

Additional sightseeing, activities, and experiences outside of your itinerary

Optional enhancements like a room or flight upgrades, or local camera or video fees

Passport fees, immunization costs, and local departure taxes (when applicable)

The Best of St. Lucia - Vieux Fort, Gros Islet Quarter
St. Lucia/Caribbean

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1

VIEUX FORT TO GROS ISLET QUARTER

For your added comfort, an assistant will greet you upon your arrival at the airport. They'll be waiting for you outside of customs, holding a sign with your name on it. Your assistant will provide a welcome package, escort you to your private driver at the airport, and assist with any queries you may have. Your private driver will then provide a transfer to Gros Islet.

DAY 2

GROS ISLET QUARTER

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Pigeon Island National Park, a 44-acre nature reserve boasting picturesque hills, beautiful beaches, and remnants of St. Lucia's colonial past. Pigeon Island is one of the most vibrant points of interest in St. Lucia and was first inhabited by the Amerindians, the Caribs, and the Arawaks. Meet your private driver guide and start your day with a visit to the Interpretation Center. Journey back in time as you explore the military barracks and museum, before challenge yourself with a hike to Fort Rodney, located 225-feet above sea level. Admire the views of picturesque Rodney Bay, the Pitons to the southeast, and the neighboring island of Martinique to the north. Explore an 18th-century British bunker where you can take in a unique view of Signal Peak. Close to the top of the path is narrower, steeper and a little rocky, so be sure to wear sneakers and remember to bring your camera. Your adventure concludes with a private transfer back to your hotel. This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace or relax at your hotel.

DAY 3

GROS ISLET QUARTER

Cap Maison's beautiful beach, known as “Smugglers Cove”, offers an array of complimentary non-motorized water sports including kayaking, paddle boarding, windsurfing, and snorkeling in the turquoise waters. Alternatively, consider hiking one of the many trails, relaxing on the resorts' hammocks, taking a private cooking class with the resort's Executive Chef, or indulging in a wine tasting at Cellar Maison.

DAY 4

GROS ISLET QUARTER

Castries, the capital city of Saint Lucia,

Discover a commercial hub offering hidden treasures. Set out with your private guide to explore the city's history and culture. Visit the historic Castries Market, built-in 1891, you will find a number of locally-made goods for sale, including beautiful mats, pottery, and clothing made from local Madras cloth. Next, it's on to Constitution Park, so-named in commemoration of St. Lucia becoming an associated state. Considered the 'Hyde Park Corner' of St. Lucia. Continue on to the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, a striking structure said to be one of the largest cathedrals in the Caribbean. Last but not least, make a stop at Central Bakery to indulge in some coconut cake or a local sweet treat.

The Cliff at Cap offers a creative fine dining experience, sensational views, and a contemporary menu inspired by a fusion of the Caribbean and French flavors. The walk-in wine cellar at Cellar Maison offers private dining with delectable wine pairings. Choose to enjoy the game on the big screen at The Club Room, while enjoying the homemade rum. Often described as one of the most romantic tables for dinner anywhere in the Caribbean, the Rock Maison & Champagne Zip Line offers a unique experience with a champagne zip line bringing your drinks down to you –

DAY 5

GROS ISLET QUARTER

High in the Sky

Get ready for an aerial adventure through the legendary Pitons from the comfort of a private helicopter. Witness spectacular views as this 20-minute helicopter tour takes you over Castries Harbor and along the vibrant West Coast. Circle picturesque Marigot Bay and continue south to Soufriere, soaring over coastal fishing villages, interior mountains, and dive sites. Marvel at the majesty of the Pitons, the Sulphur Springs, and lush tropical rainforest. Your experienced pilot will entertain you with informative and in-depth commentary as you take in unforgettable views. When your helicopter tour concludes, a private driver will transfer you back to your hotel.  This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace or relax at your hotel.

DAY 6

GROS ISLET QUARTER

Take a scenic drive through the countryside to St. Lucia Distillers, a small rum distillery situated in the scenic valley of Roseau. On arrival, join a guided distillery tour and learn about St. Lucia’s rich history, culture, and the role of rum has played in both. View a “pot still” at work and discover the story behind the most popular rum on the island - Bounty Rum, known as "The spirit of St. Lucia”. Visit the Rhythm Bar to sample local blends of rums and liqueurs with plenty of time to try before you buy. After your tour, enjoy a stop in Marigot Bay, known for its island splendor and charm. Explore the marina village featuring a range of shops and restaurants. Discover one of the most exclusive yachting destinations in the Caribbean while unwinding in the laid-back atmosphere. This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace or relax at your hotel.

DAY 7

GROS ISLET QUARTER

Cap Maison's offers a well-equipped gym and group or private Yoga and Pilates classes on offer. The Cap Maison Running and Hiking Club offer guided cliff top walks, remote beach hikes, and trail runs on St. Lucia’s dramatic Atlantic coast, providing an unforgettable outdoor workout. Enjoy kayaking in the crystal clear waters or try your hand at a round of golf at the nearby St. Lucia Golf & Country Club, offering some of the most scenics and challenging 18 holes in the Caribbean.

Spa Maison offers a delectable range of treatments using the finest products from Paris, including massages, exfoliation rituals, and facials for both men and women. Leave your stresses behind while one of the spa specialists resets your body and mind. Unwind on the spa terrace with a cold drink after your treatment.

Please note, this is an appointment-only service and the treatment is not included in the price.

DAY 8

GROS ISLET QUARTER TO VIEUX FORT

Pack Your Bags

Meet your private driver for a transfer to the airport in Vieux Fort.

Accommodation

GROS ISLET QUARTER • CAP MAISON

Set in a stunningly beautiful location with its own secluded sandy beach. Being both private yet near to the chic Rodney Bay area and adjacent to the St. Lucia Golf & Country Club, it is in one of the most sought-after spots on the island appealing to both the active as well as those seeking a relaxing retreat.

Room

Junior Suite

These beautifully appointed rooms have partial ocean views and overlook the tropical gardens from a private verandah. Luxurious bathrooms and spacious outdoor covered living area complete the design and some include an outdoor shower. Hand-painted tiles in the en suite bathrooms and rich fabric in the bedrooms assure an elegant warm atmosphere.

Perfect for couples, these rooms have an intimate mood and are a natural retreat and hideaway. With both sea and garden views, they are the best of both worlds.

SIZE: 645 ft2 / 60 m2

FACILITIES

King-size bed with down pillows & Egyptian Cotton Sheets

Luxury ensuite bathroom with large walk-in shower

Verandah & outdoor lounging

Air Conditioning

Tea/coffee maker

Hairdryer & luxury bathroom amenities

Iron & ironing board

In-Room safe

110v and 220v electrical outlets

Flat-screen Cable TV

Complimentary Wi-Fi

EAT & DRINK

-THE CLIFF AT CAP - Caribbean and French Menu

-THE NAKED FISHERMAN – Fish/Seafood

-ROCK MAISON & CHAMPAGNE ZIP LINE – Romantic settings for unforgettable sunsets.

-PRIVATE DINING ON ROCK MAISON – Seafood

SPA

Spa Maison

A range of treatments from massages, exfoliation rituals, and facials

YOGA, PILATES & FITNESS

Yoga Classes both for groups and private in the privacy of your own Villa Suite are available together with our state-of-the-art fitness studio, located in the main house, adjacent to the Spa.

On a request basis. 24 hours notice required.

 

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