Port Castries: An intriguing mix of sophisticated France and nature-loving BritainSimply saying the name ‘West Indies’ evokes a sense of relaxation and escape. Travel with MSC Cruises aboard one of our splendid ships during our luxury Caribbean cruise vacation and we guarantee you’ll be lost for words at the beauty of this magnificent island.
As with all our destinations, our shore excursions include the best deals possible for this kind of cruise vacation. And as the ship docks Port Castries on St. Lucia, you’ll know that you’re in for the time of your life.
Impressive forest-covered mountain peaks rise 2,000 feet above the safe, sheltered harbor, situated at the head of a wide sparkling blue bay. After bouncing from French to British ownership 14 times, this stunningly beautiful island is an intriguing mix of sophisticated France and nature-loving Britain, resulting in a relaxed yet cosmopolitan feel. Visitors cannot fail to be impressed by the island's lush mountains and the bird, turtle and nature-study options.
Undoubtedly, the most dramatic of tropical splendour on St Lucia are its twin mountain peaks, the Pitons. These are near-black volcanic sands and romantic settings are worthy of a Hollywood movie extravaganza.
In recent years St. Lucia has become one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean, visitors will still find a unique atmosphere when they arrive. Castries, the capital is one of the most modern ports in the Caribbean but still has interesting historic landmarks and places of interest worth visiting.
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