From the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea lapping at the white-sandy shoreline to the towering, jaw-dropping peaks of the majestic Piton mountains to the lush natural beauty of the rainforest, St. Lucia is one of the most popular vacation destinations requested by travelers and booked by Vacation’s expert travel agents. This unique island paradise attracts solo travelers, families and couples looking for the ideal beach honeymoon. Take a look at these 5 luxe hotels and resorts – part of our SELECT Hotels & Resorts program – for inspiration for your next Caribbean getaway. And discover why St. Lucia is the #1 destination in our list of our Top 6 Honeymoon Destinations picked by our expert travel agents.
Rodney Bay, St. Lucia
Set in a former sugar plantation, Cap Maison is located on the northern tip of St. Lucia. Set above a secluded sandy beach with jaw-dropping views over the crystal blue Caribbean Sea, this relaxing oasis features oversized luxury suites (many with Spanish-inspired décor, a private pool and rooftop terraces), two outdoor pools, a private library with a bar, yoga and Pilates classes and 5-star personal service. Grab a bite to eat at the award-winning The Cap restaurant or the beachside Naked Fisherman Bar & Grill. Chefs are also available for private in-suite dining with wine from the walk-in wine cellar, where wine tastings are regularly held. European and all-inclusive dining plans are available to guests.
With help from a travel agent and a wedding planner, couples can have an onsite wedding at Cap Maison, which also has meeting rooms for the perfect reception. Only minutes away, trendy Rodney Bay offers vacationers shopping, dining and a casino. Play golf on the nearby championship golf courses or embark on a fun excursion on a 46-foot luxury Sea Ray motor yacht only available to guests staying at Cap Maison.
SELECT Perks: $100 resort credit (applicable toward Food & Beverage, spa or boat charter), complimentary full breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, upgrade upon availability at the time of check-in, and high-speed/enhanced Wi-Fi.
Hotel Chocolat Boucan
Soufriere, St. Lucia
Perched 1,000 feet above the Caribbean Sea, this cocoa plantation and boutique hideaway is the perfect destination for a couple looking for quiet seclusion, honeymooners who want a little privacy, single travelers, or a group in need of an escape from the hustle of daily life.
The adults-only Hotel Chocolat Boucan wants its guests to enjoy the 250-year-old Rabot estate. The hotel offers guests the choice of 6 lodges (450 square feet) or 8 luxe lodges (750 square feet). In addition to your spacious accommodations, you can unwind in the Cocoa Juvenate Spa, sink into the infinity pool and watch the sun slide behind the Piton Mountains. And a private shuttle can be arranged to whisk you to the local beach. It’s the perfect peaceful retreat!
SELECT Perks: ½ hour spa treatment for up to 2 people, complimentary full breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade upon availability at the time of check-in, and basic Wi-Fi
Castries, ST. Lucia
Located on St. Lucia’s southwestern Caribbean coastline, this 600-acre beachfront resort is a cornucopia of organic architecture that celebrates the island’s stunning scenic beauty. Jade Mountain features 24 infinity pool sanctuaries, which include amazing views of the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea. There are also 5 sky jacuzzi suites that feature a large Jacuzzi tub for 2, but do not have a private pool.
Enjoy delicious cuisine prepared by James Beard award winner Chef Allen Susser at the Jade Mountain Club, and afterward, order cocktails on the Celestial Terrace – perfect to watch the sunset or for stargazing. For a little relaxation and rejuvenation, head to Jade Mountain’s boutique spa, Kai en Ciel, where you can book amazing treatments such as The Alchemy for Two treatment (a romantic ritual for couples) and the Chocolate Delight, where a chocolate facial is applied to relax, refresh and revitalize your skin.
SELECT Perks: $100 spa credit (excluding retail & gratuities), complimentary Continental breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late-check out upon availability, an upgrade upon availability at the time of check-in, and basic Wi-Fi
Soufriere, St. Lucia
Home to luxury, romance, adventure, wellness and an eco-friendly philosophy, the Ladera Resort St. Lucia is where you go to create moments of a lifetime. Located on a lush volcano ridge 1,000 feet above the sea, these 37 luxurious suites feature private heated plunge pools with an “open-air” design for views of the majestic Pitons. It’s the perfect setting for an adventurous getaway and milestone events, such as honeymoons, weddings, anniversaries and birthdays.
Guests can enjoy a tour through the Ladera Garden; a dip in a thermal pool at the 18,000-square-feet Ladera Spa; a delicious farm-to-table meal at award-wining Dasheene Restaurant, where Executive Chef Nigel Mitchel and his culinary team serves authentic St. Lucian cuisine. While staying here, guests can also enjoy fun activities such as ziplining, hiking to the top of the Pitons (with a fish grill on the beach afterwards), horseback riding, snorkeling, shopping and more!
SELECT Perks: $100 resort credit, complimentary full breakfast for 2 daily, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade upon availability at the time of check-in, and Wi-Fi is already included in the resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only).
Viceroy Sugar Beach
Soufriere, St. Lucia
This ultra-luxurious private Caribbean beach resort is set in more than 100 acres of lush rainforest on the site of an 18th Century sugar plantation in close proximity of Sugar Beach and the Pitons – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The French Caribbean charm still exists in the luxury villas and suites that boast 4-poster beds, luxurious Egyptian cotton linens, personalized butler service, and every modern amenity for a pampered stay.
The world-class Rainforest Spa, a PADI dive facility, waterfront dining, chic bars and lounges are other resort amenities that make this the ultimate vacation destination, providing space large enough for families and honeymooners alike.
SELECT Perks: $100 resort credit, complimentary buffet breakfast for 2 daily at Terrace Restaurant, early check-in and late check-out upon availability, an upgrade upon availability at the time of check-in, basic Wi-Fi
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