St. Lucia Island
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Cruises to Castries, St. Lucia | Royal Caribbean Cruises
Castries, St. Lucia St. Lucia has been a part of the British Commonwealth since 1803. But prior to that, it was often occupied by the French, which is evident in much of the island's culture. Castries offers a colorful local market and great shopping. And the surrounding areas offer lush rain forests, striking waterfalls, beautiful beaches and Sulfur Springs - the world's only drive-through volcano. #JetsetterCurator
Saint Lucia Maps & Facts
Gros Piton. Volcanic in origin, Saint Lucia is one of many small islands that comprise the Caribbean's Windward Islands. St. Lucia is dominated by dense jungle and a central ridge of forested mountains. It is known around the world for the striking twin peaks of Gros Piton and Petit Piton on its southwestern coast. The island's highest peak, Mount Gimie, is positioned in the south-central mountain range and rises to 958 m (3,143 ft) above sea level.