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Immerse yourself in our island lifestyle.

St. Lucia is a feast for the senses. From its mountains to its flora, and from its food to its people, the island beckons you to explore its lush terrain and to fall in love with its culture. Ladera is pleased to offer you a range of sightseeing activities on and around St. Lucia that will allow you to appreciate the uniqueness of its Caribbean history and the magnificence of its tropical location. Select from the links below to learn more about the activities available to you*:

 

Live Entertainment

Live entertainment is available everyday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Dasheene Restaurant.

Schedule is subject to change.

Chef's Cooking Demonstration

Join our award-winning culinary team and learn the secrets of making one of our fabulous Caribbean specialties. This cooking demonstration allows you to get involved in the actual making of the dish. Available daily at the Bar at Dasheene at a cost.

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Bartending Class

Learn the art of making our delicious tropical cocktails at one of our mixology classes at the Bar at Dasheene.

Available upon request at an additional cost.

Fish Fridays

It's a popular street party held every Friday night in the small fishing village of Anse La Raye. Come and have fun with lots of sea food, drinks and entertainment. Travel by boat from the Soufriere dock. The boat travels along the coastline for approximately 25 minutes. Available at a cost.

Fridays: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Minimum 6 persons

Glass Bottom Boat Tour

The Glass Bottom Boat tour will allow you an amazing revelation of the of the underwater world below. You do not have to be a certified scuba diver or an excellent swimmer to experience the magnificent views of some of the healthiest coral reefs in the Caribbean. Available at a cost

10:30am - 11:30am

Seasonal

Gros Piton Climb/Hike

If you want a holiday experience unlike any other, why not spend some time on top the 2600 ft. high Gros Piton with trained tour guides. This is a hard hike and is recommended for persons that are fit and have no medical conditions. You will need: 1 litre of water, a small snack (order from our detailed picnic list) comfortable walking shoes, camera, hat and sun lotion. Departs Ladera Daily. Available at a cost

8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Minimum 2 persons

Horseback Riding

Enjoy a ride for one hour on the beach. You may also choose to ride for two hours with a picnic lunch. Available daily.

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Rides available at a cost

Ladera Botanical Garden Tour

Take a walk through our very own Botanical Garden with Ray, our gardener, and discover some of Ladera's local tropical plants and flowers. A detailed map will be provided to help you identify a variety of plants and flowers. Available daily. (complimentary)

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Market Tour

Join us for a guided tour of our Saturday morning market. Take a look at a variety of fruits and vegetables grown on the island. This tour is followed by a cooking class at the resort, with our chef.

Available on Saturdays at a cost

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Minimum 2 persons

Martinique Experience

Dedicate a day to fun, sun and shopping, by traveling to Martinique aboard the Flying Ray. This includes a 90-minute boat trip, sightseeing, shopping and snorkeling. Available Thursdays at a cost

Transfers to and from resort

Meals are available for purchase

All taxes for departure from St.Lucia and entry into Martinique

Snorkeling Gear

Life Jackets

Sea Sickness comfort aids

Tour Guide assistance on Board and In Martinique

Information Package on Martinique.

Rainforest Tour

Enjoy an incredibly scenic journey to the heart of the island's forest reserve. A tour guide will take you through the Edmund Forest Reserve, amidst an array of beautiful tropical flowers, massive trees, ferns and animal life. Glimpse St.Lucia's rare national parrot, the Amazona  Versicolour, see Redneck Pigeons, Hummingbirds and a host of indigenous birds.

If you're feeling energetic, hike  the Waterfall trails famous for cascading waterfalls and refreshing pools. The trails may be challenging, but also wonderfully exhilarating and provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy the the natural beauty of the forest.

Tour is available: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at a cost

Time: 9:00am - 1:30pm

Sailing & Snorkel- Half Day

Sail to the beautiful Marigot Marina then swim and snorkel in the crystal clear water at Anse Cochon. Available Thursdays at a cost.

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Minimum 4 persons

Sail to Marigot Bay – Full Day

Sail past the fishing villages of Canaries and Anse La Raye before dropping anchor at picturesque Marigot Bay for a  scrumptious lunch. On the sail back, go snorkeling over a coral reef or top off your tan on deck, enjoying water, sodas and rum punch.

Available: Thursdays at a cost

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Minimum - 4 persons

Shopping Trip to Castries – Half Day

Enjoy a leisurely boat ride along the west coast to the capital city, Castries. Shop for crafts and spices at the Castries Market and Vendors Arcade. Visit the Desmond Skeete Animation Center, located at La Place Carenage duty free shopping center. On display at the animation center's small museum, are artifacts including the skeletal remains of an Arawak woman dating back 400 AD. The story of the history of Castries is also brought to life. On the way back the boat circles through Marigot Bay.

Available: Saturday at a cost

Time: 8:30am - 1:30pm

Soufrière Hotwire Rides

It is a combined adrenaline rush zipping under the sheer Petit Piton with the elevated views of the twin peaks and the historic town of Soufriere. This popular excursion offers an upbeat and fun activity that heightens the excitement of a bundle filled eco-tour.  Available daily at a cost.

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Soufrière Experience Tour

Take a tour of the scenic and historical town of Soufriere. You will visit the Sulphur Springs on one of the World's only Drive-in Volcano. Then revel in the earth's jewel, the Diamond Falls, or savor the mineral waters of the bath and Torille Waterfall. Pop-in at the Botanical Gardens and continue to enjoy all the highlights of the Soufriere area. Available at a cost.

This tour departs Ladera daily.

Time- 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Minimum: 2 people

Sunset Cruise

Capture the magic of a tropical dusk and the unimaginable beauty of the skyline as you enjoy the breathtaking  Caribbean sunset. Enjoy complimentary drinks and delicious hors d'oeurves while you admire the beauty of the evening sky. See the Soufriere coastline and the Majestic Pitons, while the slowly sinking sun gives way to night fall, before the boat makes its return to the dock.

Available: Tuesdays and Fridays at a cost.

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tet Paul Nature Trail

Nestled on six acres of lush, verdant land on St.Lucia's World Heritage Site is the Tet Paul Nature Trail. Hiking this trail is like soaring heavenward on a beautiful natural staircase adorned with exotic fruits, trees and medicinal gardens. At the summit there is a breath taking view of the twin peaks and neighbouring islands, Martinique and St. Vincent. The hike is rated easy to moderate. It is approximately 45 minutes long. Available at a cost.

Departs Ladera daily at 8:30am

Evening Sail

It's an afternoon sail that offers so much more! Snorkel over coral reefs in the company of tropical fish, corals, sponges and other sea life. On the return, there is plenty of time to relax and enjoy the setting sun as you sip champagne, rum punch and feast on some tasty hors d'oeuvres.

Available: Wednesdays at a cost.

Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Whale & Dolphin Watching

Prepare to be stunned by Mother Nature as you set out on this awe inspiring trip! Relax as you watch the beautiful coast line and the majestic pitons in the distance. Hear and see these great mammals in the ocean. Among the species of these gentle giants are the Sperm Whales, Pilot Whales, Dwarf Sperm Whales, Bottle Nose and Fraser Dolphins. Feel the thrill as these mammals emerge and  rise majestically out of the ocean.

Available: Monday, Wednesday and Friday at a cost.

Time: 9:00am - 11:30am

Zipline Adventure

Enjoy a bird's eye view of the rainforest as you glide over treetops, across rivers, through lush vegetation in a world-class zipline adventure. Available at a cost.

Tour departs Ladera daily.

Time: 8:20am - 2:00pm