Adventure Guide St. Lucia 2007

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Hunter Publishing, Inc, 2007 - Travel - 305 pages
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A great new resource. --Travel ] Leisure. Bursting with relevant and exciting information. --Booklist. [Adventure Guides] aim to deliver content... Moderately-priced and truly user-friendly, they are packed with information that other series rarely cover. --Library Journal. Rainforest, beaches, wetlands, mangrove swamps and offshore shoals afford an unlimited variety of places to create your own adventure vacation. The ultimate resource if you re heading for some fun in the sun, the guide also covers all the sites and attractions, including historical forts, plantations and in-town places of interest, but it leads you away from the tourist traps and into the heart of each island to discover hidden waterfalls, mountain streams and secret trails. For each island there is detailed information on where to stay and eat, from five-star resorts to family-run B&Bs and from haute cuisine to roadside stands selling the best BBQ chicken on the island. Focusing on outdoor activities, the author recommends local tour operators and adventure outfitters, with contact names and numbers, but also tells how to tour on your own. Color photos & maps throughout.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
A Brief History
6
Land Sea
14
Island Culture
25
Travel Information
33
Practical Points Going Metric
40
Getting Here
52
Getting Around
57
Where to Stay
195
Tips for Renting
196
Camping
199
Hotel Price Guide
200
AllInclusive Resorts Northwest Coast
201
Resorts Hotels Inns
221
Where to Dine
251
Castries
254

Touring the Island
63
Organized Tours
72
SelfGuided Tours
76
The East Coast
122
Adventures
129
Adventures on Land
158
Shopping
178
Big Name DutyFree Shops
180
After Dark
189
Rodney Bay Clubs
192
Around the Island
193
Rodney Bay
258
Gros Islet Cap Estate Pigeon Point
263
Marigot Bay
264
Soufrière
270
DayTrips InterIsland Travel
275
Dominica
276
Martinique
279
Guadeloupe
282
Key Facts Contacts
287
Index
293
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Resides in TX and visits the Caribbean regularly.

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