Top ChoiceBeach in Soufrière & The Pitons

Sugar Beach

The most famous beach on the island, gorgeous Sugar Beach is spectacularly situated between the two Pitons, ensuring phenomenal views both from the sand and in the water. Like most in the area, it was originally...

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Chef Orlando Sachell made a name for himself basically inventing the concept of farm-to-table cuisine at some of St Lucia's best resorts. Now he has his own fine restaurant right in Soufrière. The menu changes...

Top ChoiceFusion in Soufrière & The Pitons

Boucan Restaurant & Bar

Succulent cocoa-inspired cuisine in relaxed, contemporary surrounds. You'll find cocoa from the plantation in many plates over all three courses. The dessert menu alone is reason enough to come here; try the...

Caribbean in Soufrière & The Pitons


Hidden away on the eastern edges of town several blocks back from the waterfront, this no-nonsense diner serves up quality Creole dishes at reasonable prices. It's difficult to find; ask any local for directions.

Natural Feature in Soufrière & The Pitons

Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs

Looking like something off the surface of the moon, the Sulphur Springs are saddled with the unfortunate tagline of being the world’s only drive-in volcano. The reality is far from the garish description. There...

Gardens in Soufrière & The Pitons

Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens & Mineral Baths

Wander amid tropical flowers and trees at this old estate. The mineral baths date from 1784, when they were built atop hot springs so that the troops of France's King Louis XVI could take advantage of their...

Beach in Soufrière & The Pitons

Anse Chastanet

Anse Chastanet

Stretched out in front of the resort of the same name, Anse Chastanet is a fine curving beach. The sheltered bay is protected by high cliffs. The snorkeling just offshore is some of the best on the island;...

Waterfall in Soufrière & The Pitons

Pitons Waterfall

In the mood for a dip in tepid waters? Make a beeline for this picturesque cascade surrounded by lush forest and fed by a mix of natural streams and underground thermal sulfur springs from Soufrière volcano....

Arts & Crafts in Soufrière & The Pitons

Zaka Masks

Walk into this quirky studio on the waterfront in Soufrière and you’ll be welcomed by friendly Zaka, who creates lovely wooden masks that are painted in vivid colors. His works embellish a number of hotels on the...

Beach in Soufrière & The Pitons

Anse Mamin

Backed by lush rainforest, this dreamy secluded enclave of sand edges a gently curved cove that's about a 10-minute walk north of Anse Chastanet, or about 30 minutes from town. The resort also has sun loungers...

Caribbean in Soufrière & The Pitons

Martha's Tables

Just up the hill from Malgretoute Beach, this home-style restaurant is in Martha's actual home. Each day she prepares a spread of excellent comfort food using local flavors. Grab a plastic chair and enjoy....

Caribbean in Soufrière & The Pitons

Hummingbird Beach Resort

Mouth-watering local dishes are intermixed with old favorites to form a fine culinary offer, served up with a great view. Consistency is not at the level it used to be. Go for the fish which is prepared with...

Caribbean in Soufrière & The Pitons


This open-air place in the Ladera resort serves Caribbean and European fare in magical surrounds, headlined by incomparable Pitons views. Reservations are mandatory.

Viewpoint in Soufrière & The Pitons

Gateway to Soufrière

Around a mile and a half up the road to Castries, this lookout at the side of the road affords fantastic views across the Soufrière valley to the Pitons.

Caribbean in Soufrière & The Pitons

Marie's Local Cuisine

A welcoming restaurant next to the botanical gardens with a quality Creole lunch buffet. Good, hearty meals and a fair price.

Beach in Soufrière & The Pitons

Malgretoute Beach

This rugged gray-sand and pebble beach, just north of looming Petit Piton, has some good snorkeling just offshore. There is an interesting petroglyph covered in moss on a large rock about 200m north of the...

Plantation in Soufrière & The Pitons

Morne Coubaril Estate

This 18th-century estate off the Vieux Fort Rd, about half a mile northwest of the Sulphur Springs turnoff, offers a great insight into the plantation world that dominated this country for so long. Guided estate...

Plantation in Soufrière & The Pitons

Fond Doux Plantation

At this bijou hideaway you can catch an informative one-hour walking tour that allows you to take in the plantation and a cocoa-processing plant. They also offer a new chocolate-making tour (guests/nonguests...

Waterfall in Soufrière & The Pitons

Toraille Waterfall

It's not particularly spectacular, but this refreshing waterfall is a popular place to cool down, or wash off the sulfur after a visit to the volcano. The cold waters fill a small pool at the base. It's the most...

Caribbean in Soufrière & The Pitons


The emphasis here is on local cuisine, using vegetables that are organically grown on the estate. Some desserts are prepared with cocoa. Go for something off the menu, the buffet can be less than inspiring.