Category: Saint Lucia

Adventurous winter romance in St. Lucia

Adventurous winter romance in St. Lucia

When blue skies turn to grey and winter’s chill is in the air, there is no better time to add some passion to the picture, especially when you can do so in one of the world’s most spectacular locations.  The Jalousie Plantation on the scenic west coast of the Eastern Caribbean Island of St Lucia […]

Discovery Hotel, Marigot Bay becomes Marigot Bay Hotel

Discovery Hotel, Marigot Bay becomes Marigot Bay Hotel

From this month, the award-winning Discovery Hotel, Marigot Bay has become known as the Marigot Bay Hotel. It’s a subtle change but one that marks the start of an exciting period of transformation for the hotel and surrounding area, including the launch of the Marigot Beach Club (opening in 2010) and the addition of new […]

A luxury development at Cap Estate, St. Lucia

Allamanda at Anse Galet is a luxury development at Cap Estate, the northernmost tip of the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, with spectacular views across the adjacent St. Lucia Golf Club to the south, and over the Atlantic Ocean to neighbouring Martinique to the north. The development consists of three villas, ten townhouses and eight […]

January Sale from ITC Classics

January Sale from ITC Classics

Still not yet decided where to go this year?   Maybe luxury travel specialists  ITC Classics will give you some inspiration.   Here’s a selection of ideas from their January Sale: Indian Ocean Diva, Maldives Stay 7 nights and only pay for 5, plus book more than 45 days in advance and receive an extra […]

The world's leading honeymoon destination in 2008 has been...

The world’s leading honeymoon destination in 2008 has been…

…St. Lucia, according to the 2008 World Travel Awards.   The beautiful Caribbean island’s spectacular rainforests, world famous Pitons, sparkling turquoise waters, friendly Caribbean vibe and soft, sandy beaches as well as their world class resorts, makes it a perfect choice for romantic honeymoons.   Honeymooners can’t fail to sink blissfully into married life engulfed […]

Christmas cracker from Discovery at Marigot Bay

Christmas cracker from Discovery at Marigot Bay

Christmas has come early at Discovery at Marigot Bay on the stunning island of St Lucia with an incredible free night festive season promotion. Book a six night Caribbean Christmas holiday before 15th December  2008 and they’ll give you the seventh night free. The offer is valid on stays between 22nd December 2008 and 4th […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Find seclusion at Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia Savour exclusive dining with Restaurant Guy  Savoy Begin a heavenly journey: Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts Escape to Switzerland’s fabulous Park Hotel Weggis

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to Tripadvisor

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club – Newcastle Beach, Nevis Jamaica Inn – Ochos Rios, Jamaica Excellence Riviera Cancun – Puerto Morelos, Mexico Galley Bay Resort – St John’s, Antigua East Winds Inn – Gros Islet, St. Lucia The Caves – Negril, Jamaica Villa Renaissance – Providenciales, Turks and Caicos La Casa Que Canta – Zihuatanejo, Mexico […]

Family Pirate Package at Discovery at Marigot Bay

Family Pirate Package at Discovery at Marigot Bay

Discovery at Marigot Bay, the new five star hotel in St Lucia, has just launched four special packages for 2008. These include a family pirate package, an adventure holiday, diving special and new romance and honeymoon creation. With the former you get to sail just as the pirates did on the boat “The Brig Unicorn” […]

Top 10 all-inclusives according to Tripadvisor

Top 10 all-inclusives according to Tripadvisor

If you’re dreaming of a no-stress, relaxing-on-the-beach kind of vacation, then – according to Tripadvisor – the top 10 all-inclusive resorts are  to be found mostly in the Caribbean.   Their list is  as follows: Iberostar Bavaro, Dominican Republic   Excellence Riviera Cancun, Mexico   Royal Hideaway Playacar & Occidental Resorts, Mexico   East Winds […]

The Landings St. Lucia

Nestled on 19 oceanfront acres on Rodney Bay’s white sand beaches, The Landings St. Lucia from Rock Resorts opens this month, just in time for the winter holidays. The resort consists of lavish accommodation with water views, a spa and a  marina. Book now and you can take advantage of low introductory rates of $329 […]

The most romantic and creative places to propose

The most romantic and creative places to propose

Apparently one of the latest trends in travel is the ‘proposal vacation’ which, as its name suggests, is when you go on a trip with the sole purpose of popping the question. MoonRings, Inc. believe they have identified the ten most romantic and creative places. “Choosing a location is not always as easy as it […]

Top 10 Small Luxury Hotels in the World

Top 10 Small Luxury Hotels in the World

Terry Knealing has dropped me a note to draw my attention to his top 10 choices for small luxury hotels worldwide over at LifeOnTop.com.   For the purposes of his list, small hotels are defined  as ones that  have less than 125 guest rooms and suites (so not necessarily all that small!) Here goes: Oberoi […]

Is St. Lucia in your 2007 travel plans?

Is St. Lucia in your 2007 travel plans?

Named by Travel + Leisure as the ‘next Caribbean hotspot’ and featured in the New York Times’ ‘where to go in 2007’ map could  indicate that St. Lucia is in for a successful 2007. If it forms part of your travel plans, don’t forget to consider Jade Mountain,  a new resort high on Morne Chastanet […]

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

In a recent article by Molly Feltner for SmarterTravel.com, a shortlist of ten luxury hotels “worth the splurge” were identified. The lucky few to get a mention were: Forte Village, Sardinia Ladera Resort, St. Lucia Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH Hotel Secreto, Isla Mujeres, Mexico New York Palace Hotel, NY Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua […]

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

Jade Mountain, St. Lucia is scheduled to open next month. The brainchild of a Russian-Canadian architect, Nick Troubetzkoy, and owner of the Anse Chastanet Resort,  this new  resort has its own private spa, beaches and concierge desk. Like the Ladera resort also on St. Lucia, rooms are designed so that they have three walls, and […]