Mt. Gimie

Photo Credit: © James McCoy CC
 

Standing guard over the island of St. Lucia is Mt. Gimie, the tallest mountain on the island. Guided tours are constantly available up to the peak, where hikers will get the most spectacular view of the island there is.

Volcanic in origin and covered by a tropical rainforest, Mt. Gimie stands 3,117 feet tall.

Location

Mt. Gimie is located on the island of Saint Lucia, 2.5 miles northeast of downtown Soufriere; it is two and a half miles (three and a half kilometers) to the northeast of Soufrière.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of restaurants to pick from in the community around Mt. Gimie. The most frequented nearby place to eat to Mt. Gimie is Delice Restaurant, which serves Creole fare. Also nearby, you and your group will find options like Fedo's and The Beacon where you and your group will be able to try a bit of Caribbean meals and experience the St. Lucia culture.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy volcanos, and are interested in visiting others, might check out Volcano at Sulphur Springs and Gros Pitons; the first is three miles to the south-southwest of this page's attraction. You'll find some other activities nearby, including New Jerusalem Mineral Baths, which is within driving distance near Soufrière. You might want to also consider making the trip to Toraille Waterfalls, which is another attraction in the area.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run low on things to do. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Mt. Gimie
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
New Jerusalem Mineral Baths GeoFeature -- -- 1.7 mi. East of Soufrière
Toraille Waterfalls GeoFeature 1.9 mi. (2.6 km) S 1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Soufrière
Diamond Falls Mineral Baths GeoFeature -- -- Cresslands
Diamond Falls GeoFeature 2.1 mi. (1.4 km) SW Cresslands
Enbas Saut Falls GeoFeature 2.2 mi. (4.8 km) SSE 3.0 mi. East of Soufrière
Morne Coubaril Estate Other Attraction 2.7 mi. (1.0 km) SW 0.6 mi. South of Soufrière
St. Lucia Zip Lining Other Attraction 2.7 mi. (1.0 km) SW 0.6 mi. South of Soufrière
Tanzanite Heights Waterfall GeoFeature 2.8 mi. (2.1 km) SSW 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Soufrière

Location: Saint Lucia

 

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