A scenic drive takes you along the winding west coast road to Soufriere, home of the majestic Pitons. Here, visit the Diamond Botanical Gardens and Waterfall for a guided tour and photos of the gardens and picturesque 45 ft cascading waterfall. You will have the option of a bath in warm mineral pools.
Casual wear, flat comfortable shoes (no flip-flops), a towel are recommended. Minimum age: 4 years. This tour is not suitable for guests with back/neck injuries, heart/respiratory conditions or pregnant women.
After ascending Morne Fortune, with its dramatic views, you will embark on a scenic drive along the winding west coast road to Soufriere. Here, you will visit the historical Diamond Estate with its Botanical Gardens, waterfall and mineral baths. Enjoy a guided tour of the gardens, an oasis of flowers, fruit trees and foliage, all labeled along concrete walkways and a well-maintained gravel path over relatively even ground with a few steps leading to the mineral baths and the spectacular sight of the Diamond Falls.
Although one cannot bathe under these falls, the amazing colours of the mineral stained rock face make an excellent photograph. You will have the option of a therapeutic bath in mineral pools fed by hot springs and built in 1784 for the troops of King Louis XVI of France.
A refreshing drink is served at a hill top restaurant, which affords panoramic views of the town of Soufriere, the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea. On your way back to Castries, you will stop for photos at the quaint fishing village of Anse la Raye.
Guests should be dressed casually, bring a swimsuit and wear flat rubber-soled shoes or sandals. No flip flops. Sun protection, a towel and insect repellant are required. Swim/Beach wear is restricted to beach activities only.