Ladera Resort (from $3951)
Updated: Mar 5
Caribbean › Saint Lucia › Soufriere
Ladera is located on the southern end of Saint Lucia, just outside the port town of Soufrière, approximately 40 minutes from Hewanorra International Airport. It sits on a forested ridge at 1,100 feet overlooking the volcanic Piton Mountains and the Caribbean Sea.
Once part of Rabot Estate, one of Soufrière's oldest cocoa plantations, this authentic and luxurious open-air hotel is surrounded by a lush hillside of mango trees. This ultimate rainforest hideaway with just 37 guestrooms and suites is situated at 1,000 feet above sea level. Each villa and guest suite has a private plunge pool was intentionally built without a fourth wall, allowing astounding views of the island's two volcanic Pitons and fishing village of Soufrière below the resort, while remaining safe and private.
Replenish in Saint Lucia: from $3951 | Five nights | Gros Piton suite with plunge pool | Chocolate Decadence | ATV Adventure | private transfers, Travel Dates: January 3 - December 15, 2023
Guests staying in suites and villas can enjoy amenities including complimentary Wi Fi access, a minibar, a private balcony, coffee and tea making facilities, cozy robes, iron with ironing board, a hair dryer, safety deposit box, a Jacuzzi, and Ladera's "Necessarie Kit" that includes binoculars, eye masks, slippers, and a star chart for the night sky viewing enjoyment.
Heritage Suites feature a large open-air living room with a separate dining area complemented by views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea. On the second level, an open-air master bedroom with en-suite open shower offers the same breathtaking views.
Guests can enjoy services including concierge services, daily breakfast, room service, turndown service, library, Saturday morning Soufrière market tour followed by a cooking class with recipes, scheduled beach shuttle, portable DVD players available for in-room movie viewing, daily afternoon tea service, car rental available.
Dasheene Restaurantshowcasing fresh native ingredients from island farmers and neighboring plantations that grow their produce primarily for the resort. The cooking renders stylish interpretations of traditional St. Lucian dishes, such as sweet potato and coconut soup, Caribbean lamb salad, roast conch with pickled vegetables served in a yam basket, Cajun Creole vegetable bakes, jerk poulet sausage, plantain gratin with coconut rum sauce and more. The Bar at Dasheene offers a perfect setting for pre-dinner cocktails or allows guests to enjoy live music from top local musicians.
There is a swimming pool, bartending classes, Ladera Botanical Garden Tour, horseback riding, sunset cruises, zip lining, and many more activities offered.
Complimentary beach shuttle service throughout the day to Jalousie Beach and Anse Chastanet Beach.
The Spa at Ladera allows you to escape to a tranquil sanctuary nestled among majestic mountain views and lush rainforest landscape. Breathe in the fresh sea air, let go of stress and daily worries and experience the healing essence of St. Lucia through an extensive range of custom treatments delivered by a trained esthetics staff and massage therapists utilizing deluxe spa products.
The World Heritage Piton Mountains, Diamond Waterfall/Botanical Gardens, Sulphur Springs, The King Louis XVI Mineral Baths, Pigeon Island, Marigot Bay, are just some of the local attractions.
Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.