If you go to St. Lucia...

If you go . . .

Where to stay


Malabar Beach, Castries



This 100-room boutique resort, a sibling of the Body Holiday resort, caters to couples. Winter rates (all-inclusive) from $450 per person. Check the website for special promotions.

Where to eat


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Hotel Chocolat

Rabot Estate




Set in a cocoa plantation, this restaurant offers “cacao cuisine,” using the plant as a spice and an infusion. Entrees $20-$30.

What to do

Sulphur Springs

Take a walk along the boardwalk of the caldera; add an optional mud bath. $11 per person.

Couples massage

Honeymoon Massage, $125 for 50 minutes, at Rendezvous; most hotels on the island offer a couples massage.

Rain forest hike

Hike at Enbas Saut waterfall trail to get a look at the island’s 19,000-acre rain forest reserve, trail fee $15 per person.

Snorkeling at Soufriere Bay

Snorkel the reef in the marine reserve located between the Pitons. Outfitters include Scuba St. Lucia at Anse Chastenet, $29 per person.