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Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Top St. Lucia Resorts


Try one of these luxury resorts on St. Lucia
If you're looking for an all-inclusive resort, you'll find plenty to choose from on St. Lucia. Here's a rundown of some of the best, with information to help you make a choice.
Of course, there are many more you might try. Here are just a few good choices...

Auberge Seraphine, a 24-room hotel offering excellent cuisine, air-conditioned rooms, scuba diving and sailing. Five minutes from Castries.
Bay Gardens Hotel, a 71-room hotel that offers luxury and affordability. Suites are available as are kitchenettes. The resort is situated on Rodney Bay, with a restaurant, two bars, a library, shops, pools, and lots more.
Ladera, an intimate, small inn (25 rooms) located in the mountains. Furnished with antiques and offering gorgeous views, the suites offer private plunge pools and villas have private pools for swimming. There's a fabulous restaurant and a shuttle bus to Soufriere. Very luxurious, with "open walls." Not suitable for families with very young children.
Hummingbird Beach Resort, on Soufriere Harbour. Simplicity is a keynote here, but you'll have all the essentials, good views of the Pitons, and a good restaurant. Most rooms have a private bath, and there's a two-bedroom cottage as well, with kitchenette and sitting room. It's on the beach. Visit the site to take a virtual tour.
Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort offers tile-roofed villas on the hillside, You'll have pools, restaurants, and lovely villas; the larger villas have plunge pools. Good for families or couples--and you'll find plenty to do here, including tennis, a spa, a dive shop, boating, children's programs and more.