Piton Falls

Photo Credit: © D G Brown CC

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.


Piton Falls is located toward the center of the island of Saint Lucia, in the general vicinity of downtown Soufriere; it is 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

There are plenty of eateries to choose from in the neighborhood nearby this waterfall. The Mango Tree, which serves up Caribbean dishes, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this waterfall. The Great Room and Bayside Restaurant and Bar are some of the additional food and drink options near Piton Falls. At Bayside Restaurant and Bar you and your companions might sample American meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of St. Lucia.

Nearby Attractions

Those who enjoy waterfalls, and are interested in visiting others, should consider seeing Tanzanite Heights Waterfall and Diamond Falls; the first is a short distance away to the east of Piton Falls. Other kinds of nearby activities include Morne Coubaril Estate, which is a short distance away away near Soufrière. Also consider heading over to St. Lucia Zip Lining, which is another attraction close by.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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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Location: Saint Lucia


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