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Morne Coubaril Estate

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Simply refreshing, unique and breathtaking as it settled between the beautiful Petit Piton and the amazing Sulphur Springs, the Morne Coubaril Estate is a 18th century plantation house located in Soufriere St. Lucia. Providing a rich outlook to the islands’ natural beauty, Morne Coubaril Estate is a must visit on your tour of the island.

Morne Coubaril Estate sits on about 400-acres of lush landscape. While on your tour you can admire the 40-feet waterwheel in the Anse-la-Raye area, explore the wonders of the museum and theater. Morne Coubaril is actually a working plantation where you will see a historic sugar mill, cassava and petit houses filled with sweet cocoa. Amazingly, this estate house also offer you an insight into the island history when you visit the well-preserve museum with unique artifacts of colonial sugar days.

Golden Rock Plantation Inn © by ClatieK

This is one of the remaining French sugar plantations on the island which thrives to produce tons of sugar, coconuts, cocoa and cassava. Explore the lovely gardens that provide a path of beautiful flora and fauna. On your tour will also see how sugarcane is turn into sugar and be able to taste cane juice freshly prepared. You can only stroll around the grounds of the estate as the living accommodation and the main buildings are off limits.

When you have worked up an appetite head to the delectable Pitt Restaurant on-site for samplings of authentic plantation cuisines, which boast traditional Creole flavors to enjoy. Filled with history, cultural and a wealth of legacy, Morne Coubaril is a great way to start your exploits of St. Lucia with its variety of exciting tours.

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Morne Coubaril Estate gives you the chance to see firsthand some of St. Lucia’s traditional agricultural activities. A captivating plantation house where you can bask in another time, as you walk or ride on the mule carriages to the workers’ village.

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