Virgin Holidays View
Set amidst coconut palms, hence the name, this all-inclusive resort is surrounded by 85 acres of tropical landscape. There is a superb range of facilities to tempt you, including 6 bars and a choice of 4 restaurants, 3 serving à la carte, 1 buffet style dining, as well as a beach grill. Featuring two worlds in one, ‘Harmony’ a tranquil adult-only oasis with a spa, intimate cabana day beds and palm fringed pool with pool bar. ‘Splash’ hosts St Lucia’s largest water park and the superb kids club, CocoLand, with their very own water feature just for the little ones and mini zip wire. A wealth of activities for the active including beach and pool volleyball, pool aquacise, 4 tennis courts (2 floodlit), basketball courts, fitness centre, paintball and kite and wind surfing facility. Evening entertainment abounds, with weekly cocktail parties, theme nights and a disco in which to dance the night away. Rooms are spacious and well equipped with a sitting area and all mod cons, making them perfect for families and couples seeking a resort that really does have something for everyone.
Where is it?
A secluded beachfront position on St Lucia’s south east Atlantic coast. Transfer time from International airport: 5 min.
Eats and drinks
3 à la carte restaurants, Silk serving Asian Fusion, Calabash offering Caribbean Creole and International cuisine and Capri the al fresco Italian restaurant. Each with early child-friendly sittings and later adults-only times (reservations are required and a dress code applies, long trousers are required. No shorts, jeans or 3/4-length trousers allowed). Main dining room Coconut Walk for buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy relaxed, alfresco, dining at Capri specialising in Italian favourites. Snacks from The Beachside Grill available from 11.00am-1.00am. 6 bars including swim-up pool bar and bar and at the adults-only pool. Dining is available at the main restaurant, with the kids’ club co-ordinators on request. The hotel can arrange private dining for special occasions on the property*.
Nightly entertainment, including Managers’ weekly cocktail party, Sunday night Chocolate Extravaganza on the Stargazers Deck, weekly Harmony pool party, nightclub and themed nights.
Fun and games
3 swimming pools (1 adults only) and magnificent water park with 1 enclosed and 1 open chute (height restrictions apply), a ‘lazy river’ for tubing and a freeform pool with waterfalls. Stunning ocean front Kai Mer spa with a full range of treatments*, fitness centre with gym, yoga and pilates classes along 4 tennis courts. CocoLand kids' club provides supervised care and programmes for a range of ages, from infants through to 12 years. Teens can chill in 'The Hang Out' or particpate in more adventurous activites on offer. Activities centre and water feature, games area, paintball*, Jacuzzi (age restrictions), beach and pool volleyball, water aerobics, 2 basketball courts and pool table. Coconut Bay Watersports Centre offering kitesurfing, windsurfing and kayaking*, where beginners and the more experienced alike can enjoy some of the best surf on the island (seasonal opening).
Gift shop. Beauty salon*. Babysitting* and Internet access*.
250 rooms on 4 floors in 4 buildings with 2 lifts in 2 wings – 'Harmony' (adults only) and 'Splash' (families and groups). All rooms with balcony and garden or ocean view, sitting area, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, mini fridge (not stocked), clock radio, telephone, kettle, in-room safe, iron and board, and hairdryer. Deluxe Garden Splash Rooms are located on the ground floor, with 2 queen-size beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Deluxe Garden Harmony rooms are located on the ground floor, with 2 queen-size beds, sleeping max 4 adults.
Deluxe Oceanview Splash Rooms - 1st and 2nd floors of Splash with partial views of the Atlantic, with 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Deluxe Oceanview Harmony Rooms - 1st floor Harmony rooms, sleeping max 4 adults.
Premium Oceanview Rooms Harmony Rooms – 2nd floor Harmony rooms with clear views of the Atlantic, additional fridge stocked weekly with a selection of water, soft drinks and wine, flatscreen TV, upgraded luxury furnishings, with either 1 king-size bed or two queen beds, sleeping max 4 adults.
Premium Oceanview Splash Rooms – Located on the 4th floor with clear views of the atlantic, 3rd floor Splash rooms with upgraded furnishings, flatscreen TV, bar area stocked with soft drinks (beer on request) and either 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Honeymoon Premium Oceanview Rooms – located in the Harmony Wing, sleeping 2 adults and include the following benefits: Celebration dinner, fruit basket, sparkling wine/cold towel reception, signature beachfront couples spa massage, sparkling wine turndown service, preferred dinner reservations and departure gift.
Deluxe Garden Family Interconnecting Room previously named 2-Bedroom Garden View.
Deluxe Ocean Family Interconnecting Room previously named 2-Bedroom Oceanview Family Rooms – are perfect for families, consisting of 2 interconnecting bedrooms, sleeping max 2 adults and up to 4 children.
Junior Suite Oceanview Harmony - located on the 3rd floor of harmony with clear views of the atlantic, Upgraded luxury furnishings including a 4 poster bed and sitting room area, Flat screen TV, marble bathroom with glass enclosed shower, bar area with mini bar stocked with soft drinks and any pre-registed drinks, nightly turn down service, bathrobes and slippers and an invitation to a private al fresco couple dining experience, sleeping max 2 adults.
Club Rooms benefits available as an additional supplement include:
• Re-stocked mini-bar twice per week (beer, soda, juice and water).
• Free WiFi Internet use ( two 24hr sessions per week per room)
• Kite – Surfing introductory lesson (1 adult per week)
• 1 free Spa treatment from a selection at the Kai Mer Spa per adult per stay
• Daily reserved sun loungers and umbrellas
3 nights except 01-02 Jan '13, 14-30 Apr '13 and 20 Dec '13-02 Jan '14, 14-30 Apr '14 when it is 7.
Please Note: As the hotel sits on the Atlantic side of the island, the water can be less calm than the Caribbean side. Wading/swimming areas have been created for children.
*Denotes local charge.
Child ages are 2-16 years.
Deluxe Oceanview/Premium Oceanview/Junior Suite Oceanview Harmony Rooms optional spa supplement with following benefit: One 50-min daily spa treatment per person per day, not including day of arrival or departure.
All meals, premium and local branded alcoholic drinks and wine by the glass, unlimited juices and soft drinks. All activities and entertainment above unless otherwise stated.