Frequently Asked Questions
What type of tour are you offering?
The Lushan Country Life Eco-Friendly Tour is an exciting pot pouri of The Real St Lucia Life of a Real St Lucia Family spanning three generations of The Anthonys…
Think of this tour as a true buffet of St Lucian life where you will enjoy St Lucia sightseeing, sample some St Lucia finger foods, enjoy an optional beach stop as well as an optional stop at our local craft market/souvenir stop.
How long is the tour?
The full tour is about 2 1/2 to 3 hours with optional additional beach time.
How do we get back to our boat from the beach?
We take care of you all the way & a driver is always available to take you back to your cruise ship whether you wish to spend half an hour at the beach, or you wish to stay for a longer time.
What beach will we go to?
Reduit Beach on Rodney Bay…which is arguably one of St Lucia’s nicest beaches!
Is there a charge for using the beach and what amenities or facilities are available?
All beaches in St Lucia are public so there is no charge for using the beach. Facilities include beach chairs, beach umbrellas, jet skies, other water sports, and a restaurant just to name some of the beach offerings. Kindly Note that beach amenities come with a cost so be sure to walk with some cash so that you can enjoy the best that this lovely beach has to offer.
How long is it before we get to the beach?
The tour runs for 2hr -2 1/2hrs before we arrive at the beach?
How much time do we have at the beach?
The beach option is designed so everyone can have their preferred time at the beach, whether you only wish to make a photo stop, or you’d like to spend more than our normal half hour at the beach.
What’s the route of the tour?
The tour usually passes through St Lucia’s Capital City, Castries , then on past Government House on Morne Fortune. From here we will head out to military ruins dating back hundreds of years from the days when the English & French fought over St Lucia to the bitter death!
We then follow a rustic route that will afford you spectacular views of the Castries Harbor, your cruise ship in port, depending on where it is berthed and so, so much more.
You then wind along some country roads to finally arrive at Lushan Country Life then from here you will head off to the beach before taken back to Castries to catch your cruise ship.
Will we be going to the volcano or waterfall?
This tour doesn’t go there as it’s designed for persons who can’t do the long windy road …and the road to Soufriere is really long and really windy
How far is the Beach from the cruise ship?
About 20 -30 minutes.
How much time does it take from the Craft Market back to my cruise ship?
Appproximately15 – 20 mins walking or 5-10mins. By taxi ($US3.00 per person)
Are there restroom stops along the way?
There are three restrooms at major stops along the way.