Well-distinct and set apart from all others, the paradise island, St Lucia provides the World with varied natural beauty. This Caribbean marvel was not only created from peaceful limestone and coral growth. Amazingly during its early formation, there was also fire power and all the aggression that mother nature could muster.
Geologically, St Lucia therefore provides us with that unique blend of plains, slopes, valleys, plateaus and mountains that interestingly over time have become very accessible to most. Tamed by the progression of time, we have not experienced the fiery moods of the Gods for hundreds of years.
Beaches are all around us, We get to enjoy smooth, soft , white, yellow or black sand. These are as a result of the regions. Black sand are generally associated with the volcanic areas such as Soufriere and Choiseul in the West coast. The white and yellow sand beaches will be found mainly in the North such as Vigie, Gros Islet, Rodney Bay, Pigeon Point, Cap Estate , Grande Anse and Cas-en-Bas.
In the South, Vieux Fort and in the East Micoud and Praslin.
One other main difference between beaches in St Lucia has to do with their coastal location. Those on the East Coast generally have deeper waters and higher, stronger waves since they are washed directly by the the Atlantic Ocean. The West Coast is bathed by the more peaceful Caribbean Sea , resulting in calmer and safer waters.
Our rain forests are not too wild and certainly will hardly intimidate you except heat up some of your adrenaline, wanting you to get into some Island Adventures never dreamed before. Despite no huge rivers, nature did provide many clear fresh water streams in which you can soak , swim and dive. We do have some unique wild life species such as the Amazona versicolor parrot, the Fer-de-lance snake, and lizards. Other rare species of plants and animals find their sanctuary here on Island St Lucia.
You may just not have realised how fortunate we are here. We do have many extras on island. This is because we are blessed with two of many things. Truly this is Paradise Island.
So believe me , one small Caribbean island, but we have a lot to share.
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