07 Jul A Foodie’s Guide To St Lucia
Explore the Flavors of St. Lucia
While the amazing geography of the eastern Caribbean destination of St. Lucia is generally one of the biggest draws for travelers here, the food doesn’t hurt either. The island is famed for its Creole-inspired creations in chicken, pork and most especially fish and seafood. The flavors here are also heavily inspired by Indian spices, ensuring tastes that awaken the senses.
Foodiemooners who visit St. Lucia will find the island’s natural beauty creates for an especially romantic getaway. The island’s two distinct mountains, the Pitons, appear to rise up out of the sea like prehistoric monoliths. These two distinct features, in fact, often serve as the backdrop for destination weddings. Aside from the mountains, St. Lucia is home to beautiful volcanic beaches, rainforests, fishing villages and breathtaking waterfalls. The attractions, stunning resorts, and amazing culinary experiences combine to make St. Lucia an ideal foodiemoon destination.
If St. Lucia is your destination of choice for a foodiemoon, we recommend:
- Our Favorite Resort – While St. Lucia is known for its amazing resorts, Anse Chastanet is one of our all-time favorites. This stunning resort delivers tranquility, incredible flavors, adventure and romance into a single package. The resort features incredible ocean views and two private beaches. It also delivers a stunning view of the Pitons. Onsite dining includes tropical Caribbean cuisine, traditional Creole flavors, and basic grilled flavors, among others. The resort features several restaurants to tempt the taste buds.
- Foodie Favorites – Foodies who pay St. Lucia visits rave about such local eateries as Spice of India in Gros Islet, Masala Bay in Marigot Bay and Castries’ The Pink Plantation House. For those who want a laid-back experience, the Caribbean flavors of Roots Bar in Marigot Bay are also talked up by foodies.
- Local Favorites – Foodies who judge local cuisine by local recommendations will find no shortage of places to explore in St. Lucia. Caribbean Journal recommends The Beacon while others say the Plas Kassav bakery is a must-visit.
- Food Festivals – Mango Madness at Jade Mountain typically takes place in June and features a wide variety of cuisine served up with a mango flavor. The Chocolate Festival at Jade Mountain is also a must-experience for foodies. This festival takes place in October and celebrates all things cacao.
Sweethearts looking for a great foodiemoon destination will find the flavors of St. Luica are too sweet to resist. To find out more about this Caribbean paradise, consult with your foodiemoon travel advisor.