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“Must-book tour for a day in St. Lucia”
Review of Cosol Tours

Cosol Tours
Ranked #1 of 54 Tours in Castries
Certificate of Excellence
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Columbia, Maryland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Must-book tour for a day in St. Lucia”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Guided by gleaming reviews from TripAdvisor and Cruise Critic, we decided on a Cosol Tour for our day in St. Lucia in May 2012. We could not have made a better choice. I have been on a number of cruises, and this is one of, if not the most, memorable tours I have taken while docked in a port. We enjoyed every minute (and bite, and sip!) of it.

Yes, be prepared for a day packed full of sightseeing. But, if you want to see all that St. Lucia has to offer and you've only got one day to do it, AND you are looking for real hospitality, this is the tour to book.

Visited May 2012
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CosolTours, Owner at Cosol Tours, responded to this review, April 3, 2013
Thank you for a great review. It is very pleasing to read and I will be sure to point this out to the rest of the Cosol Tours Crew. Reviews such as yours go a long way in motivating our group to go out every day and give our very best service. We want everyone on our St. Lucia tours to have the great experience that you did. We are pleased that you enjoyed you tour of St. Lucia.

All the best,

Cosol.
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“Great overview for first timer to St Lucia”
Reviewed April 2, 2013

The tour was well organized and yes, there is a caravan of vans with many people in the group. This is for the company's benefit to make sure that they have loads of fluids during the destined water stop. For first timers who wants to see it all, this would be the tour for you, yes...there is driving involved in the tour. They ensure that you get to see all the unique natural features of St Lucia. Bathroom breaks are few, so make sure you take the chance when you can, and yes, oddly, you have to pay. I guess that is how the locals make their money. We had Baptist as our tour guide, he is funny, informative and engaging. We enjoyed the tour very much, Cosol was there when they provide a taste of local food and fruits, it was great (please do not consider that as breakfast). You will need to be fit to be able to climb the stairs from the boat to the pier (getting up and getting down). Lots of fluid was offered throughout the trip. Food is not really included if you are expecting real lunch. I recommend you have a good breakfast on the ship before you leave (I am glad we did), the next meal that they give you will be at the end of the tour, warm bread and good cheese. So pack some snack if you want. Our family had a wonderful time on this tour, got to see all the sights in St Lucia. Cosol Tour might want to remove "food included", instead change it to a selection of local food and fruits for tasting.

Visited March 2013
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Thank Cheryl C
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CosolTours, Manager at Cosol Tours, responded to this review, April 4, 2013
Thank you for your review. We’re glad that you enjoyed our St. Lucia Tour. We've taken into consideration the points that you've highlighted. We seek to continually improve every aspect of our St. Lucia tour so visitors get the best overall experience possible.

We will be sure to notify Baptist of yet another satisfied customer highlighting their satisfaction on a TripAdvisor review.

All the best,

Cosol Tours
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West Allis, Wisconsin
1 review
“Cosol Tours in the BOMB!!”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

Me along with my husband and another couple just went on the Tour with Cosol Tours in St Lucia the Week of March 18th, 2013. This was our 2nd time in St Lucia and our 2nd tour with Cosol. YES WE DID IT AGAIN! Why? Because with Cosol Tours you are truly VIP. They take really good care of you and make sure you enjoy the beautiful views an sceneryof St. Lucia. You get to taste the local foods during breakfast, and can drink as much Rum punch as your heart desires. St Lucia is by far my favorite Caribbean island. We had “Bumpy” as our driver this time and he was GREAT!! If your considering doing this tour, stop thinking about it and book it before they are all filled up  THANKS AGAIN COSOL !!

Visited March 2013
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Hampshire
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“Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

What more can be said about this excellent tour company.
We booked in advance on the internet based on the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor
Tour is in a mini van, taxi, very comfortable.
Our driver was Bumpi and he was awesome.
He really went the extra mile making sure we got the best photo stops, stopped regularly and was so informative about the island.
We booked the Full Day of St Lucia Tour, which included some time on Jalousie beach which was amazing.
Do look at the itinery on the web it really cannot be bettered.
Wonderful hospitality on the way round with chilled drinks available on tap
Loved Cosol they deserve to continue to prosper.

Visited March 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Best choice we made”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

We visited the island on a cruise ship & we didn't want to take the ship's organised excursion so, having researched several local tour companies, we booked a full day tour with Cosol. We were taken to air conditioned minibuses on meeting the guide and we were treated to a day packed with sights & flavours we wouldn't have experienced on a larger group tour. We visited all the well known beauty spots & viewpoints & were taken in a water taxi to a beach where we spent some relaxation time beside the wonderful Pitons. The tour also included 'breakfast' which consisted of plates of local food & fruit for us to try - the food was amazing, particularly the mango & passionfruit that tasted nothing like the ones we buy in the UK. We also went to a banana plantation & tried a freshly picked banana which was so sweet & succulent. All this was washed down, on regular occasions, with beer, rum punch, water and juice from a van that followed us everywhere we went! We were also given lunch of freshly baked warm bread and local cheese which was so tasty. Cosol had thought of everything to make their taste of their island a wonderful experience. I couldn't recommend them highly enough.

Visited March 2013
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