Couple enjoying views of St. Lucia

St. Lucia Land Excursions

A wide variety of land activities await at Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort. From tours through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Gros Piton to an island buggy ride, guests can explore and discover the many natural wonders of the island – with or without the thrilling kick of adventure.

To book a reservation, please contact the Concierge.

Tours

Chocolate 101

The Tree to Bean Tour:

Enjoy a hands-on encounter as you take part in the grafting process at the cacao tree seedling nursery, before taking a walk through the cocoa grove, Cotes of Marcial, then exploring the fermentation and drying station - finishing with the perfect cocoa bean.

The Bean to Bar Tour:

From de-shelling to grinding, recipe formulating, mixing and pouring your very own chocolate bar, this tour explores the chocolate-making process from the freshly dried bean to a delicious slab of chocolate.

The Tree to Bar Tour:

Deep dive into the world of chocolate making with this holistic experience that starts within the seedling nursery and ends with you creating and molding your very own chocolate bar.

Explore Soufriere

Explore the tropical essence of Soufriere with a trip to our botanical gardens, drive-in volcano, revitalizing mud bath at the sulphur springs, refreshing dip at the Toraille Waterfall and delicious Caribbean bites at The Beacon restaurant.

Daily from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Minimum 4 guests

Wear: Comfortable clothing + shoes

Bring: Camera, sunscreen, swimsuit /dark swimsuit for mud baths

Leave: Jewelry (particularly silver) in the in-room safe

Rhythm & Rum

Learn the colorful story behind the island's last remaining distillery, St. Lucia Distillers - home to Bounty and Chairman's Reserve rums. This popular tour also includes the history of sugar, of rum, Caribbean music, a glimpse at a typical rum shop and the opportunity to sample the distillery's different rums and liqueurs.

90 Minutes

Rustic Plantation Tour

Enjoy an exhilarating tour of 18th century Morne Coubaril Estate and step back in time as you learn about the island’s first settlers. This half-day tour includes visits to the Amerindian village, west coast Choiseul, and the working Balenbouche plantation, sugar mill and house.

Wednesdays at 8:30 AM
Minimum 4 guests

Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes

Bring: Camera, sunscreen

Excursions

ATV Biking

Take an adrenaline-charged ride on Yamaha Grizzly ATVs as our guide leads you on a network of trails through rivers, waterfalls, historic plantations, farms, valleys, over the Devil’s Bridge and other off-the-beaten paths only accessible with an ATV.

Daily from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Minimum 4 guests

Wear: Comfortable clothing + shoes

Bring: Camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, swimsuit, cash for purchases

Canopy Zipline Adventure

Exhilarating and spectacular, whizz through the treetops in the shadow of Petit Piton and marvel at views of historic Soufriere and the sea. Eight ziplines will take you through giant banyans, coconut, plum, mango trees and a bamboo-shaded gorge, while our experienced guides will keep you informed on the eco-system and what special views to look out for.

Daily
Minimum 4 guests

Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes

Bring: Camera, sunscreen

Horseback Riding

Estate Ride

Tour the Coubaril Estate, through orchards of mangos, soursop and papayas as you enjoy Piton, volcano and Carib village views. Riders will also witness coconut, cocoa and sugar production processes.

One Hour

Horseback Riding: Adrenaline Ride

Combine action and adventure with the Adrenaline Ride that includes the Estate Ride as well as an hour-long zipline tour.

Two Hours

Ride Includes: All entrance fees

Wear: Comfortable clothing + shoes

Bring: Swimsuit (for the Volcano Ride)

Jungle Biking

Bike through 12 miles of private trails as you venture into the tropical jungle located on the grounds of one of St. Lucia's first colonial plantations. Adventure-seekers will be delighted by the sheer variety of sights, sounds and experiences on offer, from 18th century mill ruins to a church, reservoir, vibrant flora, brightly- colored birds and even an old-fashioned river swimming hole to cool off in.

Difficulty: Suitable for beginners

Hiking

Gros Piton Hike by Land

Trek through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed, volcanic Gros Piton standing 2,619 feet above sea level. Explore the verdant rainforest as you clamber over moss-covered boulders and are treated to the breathtaking view from the summit, and picturesque stops at Au Poye Park and the valley of Fond Gens Libre.

Difficulty: High. Guests with pre-existing health conditions, pregnancy, injury or disabilities are advised not to participate

Wear: Comfortable walking shoes, breathable athletic-wear

Bring: Camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, water, snack (banana /cereal bars), a few dollars for purchases

Rainforest Hike & Birdwatching

Marvel at some of the most colorful tropical birds with a hike along the En Bas Saut Trail, set within 19,000 acres of rainforest. Stretching for five miles, the trail is remote, unbelievably scenic and meanders through the rainforest, cloud forest and elfin woodlands.

90 minutes

Difficulty: Low

Wear: Casual clothing, comfortable shoes /sneakers

Bring: Camera, binoculars, insect repellent

Superman Waterfalls

This educational hike through the lower mountain forest and fruit trees will lead guests to a veritable hidden treasure – the 70-foot Superman waterfall. Enjoy a refreshing dip, mud bath and fresh local juice as well as seasonal fruits.

Daily from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Minimum 4 guests

Difficulty: Moderate

Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes

Bring: Camera, swimsuit, towels, sunscreen

Tet Paul Nature Hike

Allow our guide to take you through a spectacular trail through the verdant farming community of Chateau Belair as you enjoy views of Val des Pitons, the Pitons as well as Martinique and St. Vincent on clear days. Along the way, our guide will explain the Amerindian art of farine, cassava as well as highlight the wide variety of exotic fruit trees and medicinal plants along the trail.

Daily, 45 minutes
Minimum 4 guests

Difficulty: Moderate

Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes

Bring: Camera, swimsuit, towels, sunscreen

The Magnificent Four Hiking Trails

Embark on a multi-faceted tour at Bon Nouvel, an eco and agri-tourism heritage site on the historic Esperance estate. Discover a myriad of St Lucian experiences, from copra production to garden tours, nature walks, indigenous fauna spotting and more. Each of the trails also have mesmerising views of the Gros Piton from different angles.

Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous 

Shopping

Island Shopping Adventure

Take a tropical drive to Castries and visit some intriguing places such as La Plas Kassav for fresh Cassava bread, Sty. Lucia Distillers for a rum tour, a duty-free shopping mall, Eudovic Art Studio for creative handcrafted pieces and finishing with lunch at a local restaurant of your choice.

Wednesdays at 8:30 AM
Minimum 4 guests

Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes

Bring: Camera, travel ticket for duty-free shopping

Saturday Market Tour

Spend an exciting day with the locals at Soufriere Market and shop around for local produce, island treats and unique pieces. The morning starts with an express boat ride to the market, while the return ride includes a quick detour to the Soufriere bat cave.

Saturdays from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Minimum 4 guests

Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes

Bring: Camera, sunscreen

Create Your Own Tour

Have fun creating your very own excursion by handpicking up to three destinations to experience within four hours: Rustic Plantation Tour, Diamond Botanical Gardens, Volcano and Tet Paul Nature Trail.

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Events

2022 World Cup Viewing - Quarter Finals

December 9, 2022 - December 10, 2022

Catch the World Cup on our big-screen at the Sugar Beach Football Garden.

2022 World Cup Viewing - Semi Finals

December 14, 2022

Catch the World Cup on our big-screen at the Sugar Beach Football Garden.

Moonlight Cinema

December 17, 2022

Enjoy outdoor movies on the Great Lawn. Two showtimes are available at 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM.

2022 World Cup Viewing - Final

December 18, 2022

Catch the World Cup on our big-screen at the Sugar Beach Football Garden.

Family Soccerama

December 19, 2022

We're hosting a casual soccerama on the lawn — practice your kicks, tricks, and go for the goal.

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

December 22, 2022 - January 4, 2023

Specially designed for teens and adults, this guided exploration will give you all the basics you need to take the plunge.

Kids Glow in the Dark Party

December 22, 2022

Join us for our Glow in the Dark Party at the Spice Club Teens Club and dance the night away to 90's classics.

Sips at the Sea

December 22, 2022

Sip and savor the season to the sounds of the ocean.

Art of Sorrel Making

December 22, 2022

Learn the art of making a traditional Caribbean holiday beverage from our culinary team.

Christmas Eve Dinner

December 24, 2022

We're serving a multi-course dinner full of traditional favorites, and local specialties.

Caroling & Cheer

December 24, 2022

Take in the sights and sounds of the season as the Sugar Beach Choir entertains you with an outdoor concert.

Caribbean Christmas Day

December 25, 2022

Wake up on Christmas morning and enjoy a day of celebration with a tropical twist.

Boxing Day Brunch

December 26, 2022

Celebrate Boxing Day with an à la carte brunch and a Bloody Mary bar.

Moonlight Cinema

December 26, 2022

Enjoy outdoor movies on the Great Lawn. Two showtimes are available at 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM.

Festival of Lights

December 27, 2022

Join us for a Traditional Saint Lucian Festival of Lights.

Moonlight Carnival

December 28, 2022

Join us for our inaugural party on the shore featuring a BBQ, chef’s stations and a Caribbean rum bar.

Talent Show

December 30, 2022

Show your act to your fellow guests. This is a non-competitive show in a supportive community environment.

New Year's Eve Gala

December 31, 2022

Ring in the New Year with an evening of poolside cocktails, chef’s stations, lively bars and live entertainment.

New Year's Recovery Brunch

January 1, 2023

Is your `sixth sense’ telling you that you may have over-indulged on the 31st? The New Year’s Day Recovery Brunch is here to help!

Beach BBQ Night

Every Friday ...

Enjoy a traditional Caribbean BBQ at one of our beachfront restaurants, Bonté Restaurant & Bar.

Mojito Sunset & Canapé

Every Sunday ...

Toast to an unforgettable vacation with our signature mojito and light bites at the South Pier.

Coastal Boat Cruise

Every Tuesday, Friday ...

Take a fun boat ride to explore the coast of Saint Lucia and experience the majesty and wonder of this Caribbean island!

Creole Night

Every Wednesday ...

Enjoy Caribbean-influenced cuisine at our two beachfront restaurants.

Managers Sundown Social

Every Wednesday ...

Meet with the resort staff over cocktails at sunset.

Rum and Chocolate Tasting

Every Thursday ...

Experience the unique tastes of local rums and rum-infused hand-crafted chocolates.

Sips at the Sea

Every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday ...

Sip and savor the season to the sounds of the ocean.