St. Lucia

Hotels in St. Lucia

Years before eco-conscious design became trendy, Russian-Canadian architect Nick Troubetzkoy designed and built his dream resort: a series of 49 open-air rooms situated along a verdant tropical hillside above a semi-private volcanic sand beach.

Lying on the northern tip of St. Lucia between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, the Pigeon Island mega resort extends panoramic views of St. Lucia’s volcanic mountains. The all-inclusive getaway attracts honeymooners and couples for its relaxing mile-long beach and plethora of activities.

You might say that this 49-room hacienda, with hilltop views of the Caribbean Sea and neighboring island, Martinique, has two distinct personalities. Thanks to its location on the island’s northern coast, the former 1,500-acre sugar plantation exudes a sense of peace and quiet.

Arrive at the recently reinvented Discovery at Marigot Bay on St. Lucia’s western coast, and the first thing you’ll do is a double take.

Wander brick pathways along this 60-acre hillside village designed by noted Caribbean architect Ian Morrison. The resort, located on the northwest point of St. Lucia, has 248 rooms within villas, each with a kitchenette and up to four bedrooms, some complete with plunge pool.

St. Lucia’s 26-acre Stonefield Estate Villa Resort, in the shadow of the Pitons, has both incredible views and residential touches that are well-suited for families.

Pay a visit to this working plantation and eco-resort owned by Lyton and Eroline Lamontagne, in the hills above the village of Soufrière. Established by French colonials in 1745, the 130-acre estate is rich with tropical fruit, but its main crop is cocoa, for which St.

Ti Kaye Village blends into the forested hillside overlooking Anse Cochon Bay, about 40 minutes from St. Lucia's airport in Castries. Along with panoramic views and privacy, the hotel offers high-tech conveniences like in-room iPod docks and Wi-Fi. Also, no children under 12 are permitted.

Chic retreat with a South Beach vibe, located on a picturesque marina.

While the open-walled rooms and mountainside perch are not for the faint of heart, the 32-cottage resort has some of the most astonishing vistas of any resort in the Caribbean. You’ll wake up to St.

The 100-acre Jalousie Plantation, skirting a sleepy stretch of sand, was always lovely. And the location, wedged between the towering Pitons—a UNESCO World Heritage site—was second to none.

Located at the highest point of the island, near the west coast town of Soufrière, Jade Mountain wraps around a hillside, its exterior all curves and rough stone.

Three years ago John Silander and his wife built this plantation-style rental villa and filled it with furniture and artwork by island craftsmen. The couple urges their guests to shop at the town’s markets, eat in its small West Indian restaurants, and mingle with locals.