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#21
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Overlooking Castries City:







Saw this heading back to the ship...wonder if they're an official branch?



There was a Burger King, which Cosol said was very expensive:



The end of our wonderful day with Cosol...this was a truly amazing experience:



After we got back, I stumbled my way back to the room (Thank you, Mr. Blue Bus dude) and passed out for the remainder of the evening.
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#22
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I miss that Blue bus too. lol St. Lucia was definitely our favorite stop on the cruise, and this tour was definitely worth the money.
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#23
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Brilliant information thanks. We've booked this tour for 2 weeks time and certainly looks like an excellent choice.
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Best tour we ever went on! Worth every penny and some. This tour was the deciding factor on the cruise we just booked, choice mexico or a st lucia stop. Patty
#25
Northern California
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Joined Jul 2008
On our recent B2B Serenade cruise we were walking off the ship and bumped into Cosol who said he needed two more people for his tour. $65.00 each which is the normal price.


We decided to go and it was the best tour of the two week cruise. Almost a seven hour day and well worth the price. Food was great and all you wanted to drink.

If we ever get back to St. Lucia we are for sure going to take this tour again.

This was the first non-ship tour we have ever taken. There were no problems what-so-ever.
#26
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Joined Sep 2007
Thanks everybody - for the photos and the reviews as well. Did Cosol include the mineral baths? Do any of you have a website or email address for him?
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Have booked Cosol. Also have one of your lovely ship/island pictures as my background on computer at home!

Thanks.
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#29
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Joined Jul 2011
Great review makes us want to change cruise to earlier date. We booked with cosol for this Oct. Do they have chairs and shade area at beach stop? I noticed palapas down the beach, who do they belong to?
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#30
Bellmore, Long Island, NY
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We have been to St. Lucia several times and always used James Touring. James has no affiliation with Cosol and James is the original and ONLY Steelers fan. James provides a fantastic tour. We toured last with James in March and I brought him a NY Jets t-shirt which he wore to show he was a good sport. I'm sure Cosol offers an adequate tour but my recommendation is to stick with the one and only Steelers fan........James Touring.
James touring is a separate company from Cosol. James is the only Steelers fan. James has the only Steelers van and I don't know why anyone would try to mislead CC members on this board
Originally posted by shwabob



And........this beautiful van belongs to James......not Cosol!
#31
New Port Richey, FL
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We took Cosol tours 2 years ago and had a wonderful time. The tour gave a full experience of the island, was very personal, and got us back to the ship in plenty of time. Glad to hear he is still getting great reviews!
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#32
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Originally posted by Cruising Photographer
We took Cosol tours 2 years ago and had a wonderful time. The tour gave a full experience of the island, was very personal, and got us back to the ship in plenty of time. Glad to hear he is still getting great reviews!
Anyone have a website contact for casol tours?
#33
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would like the contact info for both cosol and james touring
(and would like to find out who the 'real' Steelers fan is.....) LOL
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#34
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Great review, thanks!
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#35
Bellmore, Long Island, NY
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Originally posted by LookingForward2
would like the contact info for both cosol and james touring
(and would like to find out who the 'real' Steelers fan is.....) LOL
It's James.....I doubt that Cosol even knows where Pittsburgh is
#36
Bellmore, Long Island, NY
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James from James Touring is a separate company from Cosol. James is an avid US football fan
and a fanatic about the Pittsburgh Steelers. We really enjoyed the tours we have taken with him in St. Lucia.......even
though we love our New York Jets! You cannot go wrong with James Touring.





#37
NW Pennsylvania
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well considering that we just returned from Italy and were able to visit a Steeler bar in Rome..... we might have to remain Steeler loyal and go with James

thanks for all the reviews and info!
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#38
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Thanks for sharing we are going on their tour in January!
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#39
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Originally posted by BBowCruiser
Would you recommend this tour for some in our group who tend to have motion sickness?
Quite honestly....no, I wouldn't. Not unless they could be assured of sitting int he front seat.

We had a passenger in our van lose their cookies sitting way in the back when we took this tour 2 years ago. I'm sure it was the combination of the free flowing beverages, great food, windy, hilly roads, and the heat...but it was not pretty.

If you have anyone who is particularly prone to motion sickness...be warned. If they can handle taking the shotgun seat up front, that might be the best choice for them...of course then you get a birds eye view of the thrill of driving a vehicle in St. Lucia!!!!
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#40
St. Lucia, West Indies
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Originally posted by martyap
It's James.....I doubt that Cosol even knows where Pittsburgh is
Abit of an insult to Cosol, don't you think? No reason they both can't be fans.