No matter how hard you've studied those travel websites or spent scrolling Instagram photos of the island, nothing prepares you for that moment when you first catch sight of St Lucia out of the aircraft window. A true Caribbean paradise crowned with the spectacular peaks of the Pitons – two volcanic peaks on the south end of the island. St Lucia captivates everyone who sets eyes on her. That's before you step out of the aircraft into warm air cooled by the trade wind breeze and experience the world-class resorts and hospitality. It's simply perfect. Here are a few of the highlights St Lucia offers.