Many travelers to Saint Lucia may arrive at Calabash Cove feeling stressed and in need of relaxation. More often than not, they leave a week or so later feeling totally rejuvenated and ready to face the world again. Get a head start by finding out how you can de-stress here at Calabash Cove on your Caribbean vacation.
One of the main attractions for any Saint Lucia vacation has to be the island’s beautiful sandy beaches. The island is pounded by Atlantic surf on the east coast, with calm Caribbean waters and idyllic sandy beaches on the west side, particularly around Bonaire Bay and Calabash Cove.
While some beaches on Saint Lucia are made of sugar-soft white sand, others have exotic black sand, showing their volcanic origin. The beach at Calabash Cove is one of the most beautiful on the island, with soft white sand lapped by the azure water of the calm Caribbean Sea. It’s perfect for a barefoot wedding, for romantic walks along the waves and for some great beach sports.
With its British and French Colonial history, Saint Lucia has a fascinating past. Visitors will find this history is best explored by visiting the historic landmarks, sites and museums in Saint Lucia. Our concierge at Calabash Cove will also be of great help to any of our guests looking to expand their knowledge and discover Saint Lucia’s past.
Here is a selection of the best historic attractions to include in your visit.
Saint Lucia has some of the best diving in the Caribbean with its clear warm water, coral walls and sponge beds. Beneath the water are colorful fish of all species and sizes, from seahorses to sharks beneath the benevolent shadow of the twin Pitons.
For those who want a slightly different challenge, consider taking a trip to one of the sunken offshore wrecks that have become popular Saint Lucia diving sites. Here are the main three wreck dives worth exploring for those with experience.
Our guests at Calabash Cove are fortunate enough to be within strolling distance of one of the most fascinating public markets in the West Indies: Castries Market. This local open-air market is a great way to experience the island’s authentic culture, taste Saint Lucian food and support the islanders by buying crafts and souvenir food items.