Saint Lucia (French: Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. Part of the Lesser Antilles, it is located north/northeast of the island of Saint Vincent, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique. It covers a land area of 617 km2 (238.23 sq mi) and has a population of 174,000 (2010). Its capital is Castries. Two Nobel laureates, Arthur Lewis, an economist, and Derek Walcott, a poet and playwright, have come from the island. It is the nation with the second most such honorees per capita after the Faroe Islands.

Akasha is nestled on the northern tip of the island on the prestigious area of Cap Estate. All amenities are within easy reach including the St Lucia Golf and Country Club, numerous beaches, grocery stores, casino and upmarket shopping.


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The Google view above is two years old and shows the grounds when we finished the construction.  The grounds are now full of trees and plants – over 1000 local tree and plants were planted once construction was completed.  Richard, our gardener, has done a great job. He tends to the garden with the care and attention that you would normally give to a young child.