Piton Falls

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Nestled within one of St. Lucia's most sought after outdoor attractions, Pitons Falls is simply one of the sites that visitors staying in and around Soufriere must make it a point to see. You can do so from Sulfur Springs, but the bigger impact will be to take a quick hike and see the falls up close.

These falls feature a drop of about 30 feet with warm water cascading into a bathing pool that visitors find to ease aching muscles.

After a quick hike, a swim in the pool below these falls is well-deserved and an experience like none other.

Location

Piton Falls is located just outside the heart of the island of Saint Lucia, in the general vicinity of downtown Soufriere; it's to the south of Soufrière.

Along the way to the Jalousie Plantation and Sugar Beach is where Piton Waterfalls is located, an easy side trip to make.

Nearby Restaurants

You won't have a hunger problem if you linger at this waterfall; you'll discover a plentiful supply of local restaurants in the general vicinity. The most convenient place to eat to Piton Falls is The Mango Tree, which dishes out Caribbean dishes. The Great Room and Bayside Restaurant and Bar offer additional food and drink options near Piton Falls. At Bayside Restaurant and Bar you and your companions should be sure to try a bit of American dishes and enjoy the St. Lucia scene.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy waterfalls, and are interested in visiting others, might consider a trip to Tanzanite Heights Waterfall and Diamond Falls; the first is 0.9 miles away from this page's attraction. Additional local activities include Morne Coubaril Estate, which is a short distance away away near Soufrière. Also, you might consider heading over to St. Lucia Zip Lining, which is another nearby attraction.

Waterfalls are a great attraction to visit, but there's more to visit on St. Lucia. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Piton Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Morne Coubaril Estate Other Attraction -- -- 0.6 mi. South of Soufrière
St. Lucia Zip Lining Other Attraction -- -- 0.6 mi. South of Soufrière
Sulphur Springs Park Other Attraction 0.9 mi. (2.1 km) E 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Soufrière
Soufriere Marine Management Area Other Attraction 1.2 mi. (2.4 km) NW 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Soufrière
Diamond Falls Mineral Baths GeoFeature -- -- Cresslands
Fond Doux Holiday Plantation Other Attraction 1.6 mi. (4.6 km) SSE Fond Doux
Gros Pitons Hiking Trail GeoFeature 2.1 mi. (5.5 km) S 3.4 mi. South of Soufrière
Pitons Management Area Other Attraction 2.1 mi. (5.5 km) S 3.4 mi. South of Soufrière

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