Saint Lucia (September 19, 2012) – As the first day of fall approaches on September 22 and cooler temperatures arrive, travelers will have the chance to extend the summer season with “Six Nights in Paradise” Sweepstakes from the Saint Lucia Tourist Board.  The six night/seven day grand prize travel package for two to this lush and romantic Caribbean destination features two of the island’s most luxurious hotels, Cap Maison and Ladera Resort, and includes airfare, meals, tours and more for a total estimated value of $10,000 (based on air departure cities).

Beginning at noon EST on Friday, September 21 through noon Friday, October 19, Facebook fans who are U.S. residents, age 21 and over can enter to win at www.facebook.com/SaintLuciaTouristBoard.

“With a luxury hotel stay in both the north and south of the island the winner will have the opportunity to enjoy two different, authentic and romantic Saint Lucian experiences,” said Nerdin St. Rose, VP Marketing & Sales for the Saint Lucia Tourist Board. “Golden sandy beaches on the Caribbean Sea, hikes through the rainforest, a private island tour and gourmet meals all add up to a truly memorable Saint Lucian vacation for the lucky winner and guest.”

The winner will spend three nights at Ladera, located in the southwestern town of Soufriere, renowned for its open-air accommodations with unobstructed views of the Pitons and private, in-room plunge pools. With three nights at the fashionable boutique hotel Cap Maison on the northernmost tip of the island in Cap Estate, guests will find a secluded beach as well as spacious suites, many with private roof terraces and pools. The prize package also includes an island tour, all meals, airport transfers, on-island transfers and airfare for two.

Entrants are permitted to submit one entry during the four-week sweepstakes period. At the end of the contest period one winner will be chosen at random. Complete rules and regulations of the “Six Nights in Paradise” Sweepstakes, as well as complete prize details are available atwww.facebook.com/SaintLuciaTouristBoard

For additional information on Saint Lucia please visit www.saintlucianow.com or become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SaintLuciaTouristBoard.