Springs at Sulphur Springs

A major part of Sulphur Springs National Park is the sulfur springs themselves. They formed from a weak spot in a collapsed crater over 410,000 years ago. Today, the water that exists in the crater is black and about 340 degrees Fahrenheit.

Just down stream from the main tourist area at Sulphur Springs is a portion of water that measures in temperature at a much nicer 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Said to contain the healing properties of the iron, calcium oxide, sulfur, copper oxide, carbon, and magnesium mixture, many tourists take a dip and give themselves a mud bath.


Situated near the heart of the island of Saint Lucia, 1.4 miles southeast of downtown Soufriere, Springs at Sulphur Springs always welcomes residents and vacationers who are rooming on this part of the island. Regardless of whether or not you're staying in this location, you should feel free to stop by to check it out. From this location, Soufrière is one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the north-northwest.

Nearby Restaurants

If you build up an appetite exploring these springs, you're going to be in luck, as you'll discover a wide variety of food and beverage places in this area. Boucan, which has a menu full of International fare, is also the most convenient option for visitors of these hot springs Boucan is a small ways away, but far-off enough that you might want to arrange for having some type of transportation to get there. Dasheene Restaurant and Bar and Martha's Tables are some of the additional restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Martha's Tables you and your party should try a bit of Creole food and enjoy the St. Lucia scene.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find a couple other attractions nearby, including Sulphur Springs Park, which is less than a hundred yards away near Soufrière. Also think about heading to Tanzanite Heights Waterfall, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Springs at Sulphur Springs
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sulphur Springs Park Other Attraction 0.0 mi. (2.1 km) N 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Soufrière
Tanzanite Heights Waterfall GeoFeature 0.1 mi. (2.1 km) NW 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Soufrière
Diamond Falls GeoFeature 0.8 mi. (1.4 km) N Cresslands
Diamond Falls Mineral Baths GeoFeature -- -- Cresslands
Morne Coubaril Estate Other Attraction 0.8 mi. (1.0 km) NW 0.6 mi. South of Soufrière
St. Lucia Zip Lining Other Attraction 0.8 mi. (1.0 km) NW 0.6 mi. South of Soufrière
Piton Falls GeoFeature 0.9 mi. (2.2 km) W 1.4 mi. South of Soufrière
Toraille Waterfalls GeoFeature 1.1 mi. (2.6 km) NE 1.6 mi. East-Southeast of Soufrière

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