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.


Botanical Gardens Tour

Duration 30 to 40 minutes

Visit the Diamond Falls Botanical Garden, the oldest of St Lucia’s botanical gardens dating back to the late 1700’s. The 30 to 40 minute trail leads to a sulphurous waterfall and hot mineral bath springs.

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

Daily at 10:00 AM (duration 2 hours)

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

  • 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

Resort Horticultural Tour

Wednesdays at 9:30 AM

Take a guided horticultural tour of all the wonders Sugar Beach, A Viceroy has to offer. Explore the local flora and fauna, from the jungle floor to the sky sweeping plans. You can also sample some of the floral herbs and garnish grown in the Sugar Beach herb garden.

Rhythm & Rum

Monday to Friday (duration 90 minutes)

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.

Sulphur Springs & Mud Bath

Duration 45 minutes to 1 hour

Experience the Caribbean’s only drive in volcano, the ‘Sulphur Springs’, as well as visiting Toraille Waterfall and relaxing in therapeutic mud baths.


ATV Biking

Daily (duration 2 hours)

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.

  • Minimum 4 guests
  • Wear: Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Bring: Camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, swimsuit, cash for purchases

Canopy Zipline Adventure

Duration 75 minutes)

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.

  • Minimum 4 guests
  • Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes
  • Bring: Camera, sunscreen

Horseback Riding

Duration 2 hours

Experience a horse-riding adventure in the beautiful St. Lucia countryside or beach. Riders of all age groups and experience welcome.

  • Wear: Comfortable clothing + shoes


Gros Piton Hike

Daily (duration 3-4 hours)

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

Daily at 9:00 AM (duration 3 hours)

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.

  • Difficulty: Low
  • Wear: Casual clothing, comfortable shoes/sneakers
  • Bring: Camera, binoculars, insect repellent

Superman Waterfalls

Daily from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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.

  • Minimum 4 guests
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes
  • Bring: Camera, swimsuit, towels, sunscreen

Tet Paul Nature Hike

Daily from 9:00 AM (duration 45 minutes)

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.

  • Minimum 4 guests
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes
  • Bring: Camera, binoculars, insect repellant, water


Saturday Market Fitness Walk

Saturdays from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

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.

  • 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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Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 6, 2023

Kick off the season with a tree lighting and local children’s choir performance.

Festival of Lights

December 28, 2023

Join us for a Traditional Saint Lucian Festival of Lights.

New Years Eve Gala Dinner - Caribbean Carnival

December 31, 2023

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

Creole Night

Every Tuesday ...

Enjoy Caribbean-influenced cuisine at Bonté Restaurant & Bar.

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.

Beach BBQ Night

Every Friday ...

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