When it comes to family Vacations, we always tend to find lots of excitement especially with the younger ones who simply love the idea of travelling overseas. However, putting together a family itinerary is never an easy task. Every vacation planner wants to ensure that everyone’s interests are catered for; that way the ‘Boring Vacation’ idea is avoided. So, Here’s Barefoot Holidays list of Top 5 Family Excursions that would guarantee an unforgettable family vacation in St Lucia.
Top on our list of Top 5 Family Excursions is the Rain forest Aerial Tram. High up in the sky, above the lush vegetation is a comfortable aerial gondola specially designed to seat your family. Get that spectacular bird’s eye view from one of the island’s tallest peaks overlooking Saint Lucia’s lush vegetation. A tour enriched with historical tales recounted, a knowledgeable guide to take your through one of Saint Lucia’s most rejuvenating Rain forests.
2. Pirate Day Sail
Sail along the Western coast of Saint Lucia on a replica of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ ship. Look for treasure and take a turn at steering the ship as you head down to Port Soufriere. Explore the Botanical Gardens, then off to the World’s only drive in Volcano where you will be greeted by the aroma of Sulphur springs steam and bubbling mud. Head back on board for lunch and a few drinks before you set off to swim and then sail in the Beautiful Marigot Bay.
Another fun tour making it to our list of Top 5 Family Excursions, is this Chocolate Bean To Bar experience at ‘Hotel Chocolat’. Just outside the historical town of Soufriere, is an entire hotel dedicated to Chocolate lovers. Be welcomed into an intriguing world of Chocolate making using high quality locally grown beans. Be involved in the chocolate making process and produce your very own bar. When all the work is over, relax for a leisurely lunch, absorbing the presence of the Majestic Pitons.
It’s your choice; Either you drive or you relax as you’re being driven, on this exciting new tour as your explore the Island of Saint Lucia. Discover historical landmarks, breathtaking landscapes, learn about the island’s rich culture and seize photo ops in your own private Mini Cooper Convertible. This tour allows you to see way more than just a view from your coach. You are allowed to see more, do more and experience more all in one road trip.
Participate in the preparation, as your explore a variety of the Island’s local creole cuisine. A cooking tour to teach you how over the years Saint Lucian Folklore combined and blended a fascinating number of herbs, vegetables and fruits into an array of cooked foods. Be guided by one of the island’s renowned Chefs as you try your hands in a well-equipped kitchen. When all is done in the oven and stove top, enjoy your fresh-prepared meals and relax in a beautiful flower garden. Just before you head back to your hotel or ship, enjoy an informative, relaxing and educational tour of a museum where you will learn so much more about Saint Lucia.
So! Here you have it; Family Vacations made easy!