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Active excursions in St Lucia

Keen to stay active on your holiday to St Lucia? Fom mountain biking across volcanic peaks and zip-lining through lush rainforest to climbing a rugged path up a Piton, driving a jeep off-road or scuba diving through an underwater garden of varicoloured coral. These are some of our favourite active excursions in St Lucia.

 

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Discovering Betty’s HopeWhen sugar cane was king in Antigua, the Betty’s Hope Estate was the island’s most important, and largest, plantation, with a handsome twin-mill that crushed and extracted at a phenomenal rate, powered by slave labour and trade winds.

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Port Antonio in JamaicaTo the locals, beautiful Port Antonio will always be known as ‘Porty’, a place with small-town charm, friendly folk, arts and crafts and the best jerk chicken in the world. Take a look at our guide to this sleepy Jamaican town.

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Where to go diving in TobagoKeen to experience an unforgettable dive in the warm waters around Tobago? Welcome to the “drift diving capital of the Caribbean,” an island blessed with both Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea dive sites. 

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Where to go hiking in TrinidadTempting hikers away from the island's resorts, lush, leafy trails weave through miles of mesmerising jungle in Trinidad's lesser-known countryside. Here are the top trails for biking and hiking in Trinidad.

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A guide to Rastafarian Jamaica

by SarahWoods December - last edited January by Community Manager

Rastafarian JamaicaRastafarianism first became a major force in Jamaica in the 1930s, when influential political activist Marcus Garvey became a dedicated and dynamic advocate. By the time Haile Selassie I – known as the 'Conquering Lion of Judah', and deemed by many a Rastafari god – paid a visit to the Island in 1966, Rastafarian Jamaica had become a reality.

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