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Much of is mountainous and covered in a blanket of thick rainforest, and the south west corner has arguably the most arresting sight in the whole Canada Goose Outlet Caribbean: of the green and precipitous volcanic cones of the Petit Piton and Gros Piton rising out of a blue ocean. That is not to say that doesn’t have some lovely beaches they are golden in the north, and mostly silvery in the volcanic south. It’s just that they are rather outshone by the island’s other natural assets.

is also as good a choice as anywhere in the Caribbean for secluded, Canada Goose Online upmarket, romantic places to stay. Your hotel room might canada goose store have an outdoor garden shower, a private plunge pool, a hammock for two on its balcony, and a view of the thrusting Pitons. Nature and fertility will be all around you, and wherever you go you canada goose trip over wedding ceremonies and loved Canada Goose Coats On Sale up honeymooning couples.

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Peak season on runs from mid December to April. In these months, cheap canada goose uk accommodation rates are generally significantly higher than at other times of the year, but the weather is usually at its best. Rates are cheaper in the summer and autumn uk canada goose outlet months, when it’s stickier and wetter and Canada Goose Jackets note that gets more rain than other less mountainous Caribbean islands such as Barbados or Antigua.

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Where to go

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Local laws and etiquette

All beaches form part of the «Queen’s Chain» and are therefore public though some recent hotel developments have made the issue a hot potato.

If you’re booking direct with a hotel, bear in mind that most exclude a 10 per cent service charge and 10 per cent VAT in their published rates.

It’s against the law for anyone including children to wear camouflage clothing.

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