Baby, why don't we go... we'll get there fast and then we'll take it slow. Down to Kokomo? Oh no. If the Beach Boys had gone just a bit further south into the Caribbean, the hit song would be titled, "Mama mia, Saint Lucia!"

And it's not hard to get there from Salt Lake City.

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With breathtaking ocean views and towering, green mountains, the island of Saint Lucia is one place in the Caribbean that you don't want to miss. And yes, we know the economy is rought. Yeah, yeah, we get it. But if you have the funds, the island boasts some of the best hiking and sailing in the Atlantic.

If you're looking for a romantic getaway, we've got two great options for you on one luscious island.

#1 - Calabash Cove

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Calabash Cove is the perfect getaway spot for couples looking to spice up their romance. With spectacular views, farm-to-feast dining and luxurious villas, this resort is sure to be the setting of the most romantic weekend of your life.

#2 Stonefield Estate Resort

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Stonefield Estates offers spacious villas big enough for the whole family or intimate enough for an exotic honeymoon. Horseback riding, snorkeling, tennis and  golf are just a few of the adventurous options available at the resort. Jalousie beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on all of Saint Lucia, is just a short walk down the way. 

It's easiest to fly from Salt Lake to New York's JFK International Airport, since they have a daily flight to Saint Lucia and back. JetBlue is a good way to go to get to NY.

If you need to escape the dry heat, take the Beach Boys advice and put out to sea, perfect your chemistry and maybe defy a bit of gravity in Saint Lucia. Click here to see those killer deals we're talking about.

Calabash Cove is currently offering its lowest rates of the year through Dec. 22.