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This romantic 600-acre hillside hideaway is a unique resort in harmony with its lush, natural environment. The 'get-away-from-it-all' philosophy means that rooms have no TV or radio - instead you admire the spectacular scenery from the beachside rooms or sea views from the treehouse-style rooms further up the flower-decked hillside! How much you get up to on this holiday is up to you. There are many activities on offer here, from tennis to windsurfing, kayaking and snorkelling. For the less actively inclined, simply do nothing, lie on the beach or enjoy one of the therapeutic body and beauty treatments.
In a hillside-beachfront setting within its own 600 acre estate bordering two soft sand beaches on St Lucia's southwest coast. Transfer time from airport: 1 hour.Larger Map
49 rooms (12 beachside; 37 hillside cottages) all individually decorated with patio area, ceiling fans, tea/coffee-making facilities, fridge, private safe and hairdryer. Superior Hillside Rooms - with 2 twin beds or king-size bed, sleeping max 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children,
Deluxe Beachside Rooms - spacious with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds are air-conditioned and located in a garden just a few steps from the water's edge, all sleeping max 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
Deluxe and Premium Hillside Rooms also available, sleeping. Some rooms have a formal separation between the bedroom and sitting room while others are open plan. A 4th wall may be missing entirely in some of the hill deluxe and premium rooms to enhance the amazing views of the Caribbean Sea and/or the Pitons.
3 gourmet restaurants plus the Jungle Grill and Bar (accessible by water taxi, serving lunch); the open-air Treehouse Restaurant; the Piton Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and a daily changing dinner menu 6 days a week; Trou au Diable Restaurant serving lunch and dinner daily. Dining choices include St Lucian-East Indian fusion cuisine and a vegetarian menu. 2 bars. Afternoon tea. 2 beaches, one of which 'Anse Mamin' is reached by 5-min free boat shuttle for extra seclusion, and coral reefs great for diving and snorkelling, Kai Belte Spa*, PADI dive centre*, tennis, free water sports include Sunfish sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and snorkelling. Complimentary yoga 5 days a week. 600 acres of forested hills for jogging, guided walks and jungle biking on 10 miles of specially adapted trails.
Half Board and Full Board are available at a supplement.
Children under 10 years are not permitted at this resort with the exception of Jul/Aug/Sep when the minimum age is 6 years.
*Denotes local charge.
Available at a supplement and includes all meals, drinks and snacks and all entertainment and activities above unless otherwise stated.
3 nights: 01-03 Jan '15 and over Christmas and New Year when it is 7.
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We have been here at Anse for a week now and love it. From the beautiful beach and water to the views of Pitons from our room and the wonderful food. We are true foodies and it's the best food we've... Read more had in the Caribbean. If you love shiny elaborate marble foyers and music by the pool-- this is not your place. If you love slightly rustic and an Eco setting that is understated with more than enough beach chairs spaced nicely apart, jungle biking, hiking, fabulous scuba and snorkeling, hikes and cooking/mixology classes-- this is your spot. Nice staff and perfect weather also make it special here. We are staying in a hillside room which have the best views, no a/c is not an issue. Also for those who commented on not having access to Jade, we found the staff totally accommodating in allowing us to go up for drinks or lunch-- it's just not included. Jade is definitely an architectural masterpiece. I have traveled the world and I'm not sure I've seen anything like it. Frank Lloyd Wright meets Feng Sui meets futuristic movie set. It's just amazing-- don't miss it. The Pitons might be one of Oprahs 50 places to see before you die-- but I'd also put Jade on the list. What a gem both resorts are! Read less
This is our 11th visit to this hotel since 2000. Many of the staff are the same. We always receive a warm welcome. The restaurant food and service are excellent. We are both divers in our 70s and the... Read more diving facilities and staff are very professional - we have now notched up 100 qualified dives each, mostly at this resort. Trips are readily organised to other parts of the island. Live music provided every night, with possibilities for dancing for the energetic! Opportunity to meet the management every Tuesday with free rum punch and nibbles before dinner. 4 different dining opportunities- regular, vegetarian, Indian/StLucian, beach bar. Read less
We visited here as part of a Scuba club last month. Without getting overly lengthy, suffice to say this is an excellent site and well worth the money. The proximity to the airport is better than... Read more the Rodney Bay area sites (about half the drive time) and the proximity to the dive sites is superb. If youâ€™re going there to dive each day you will recoup the equivalent of a day by being on top of the dive sites as opposed to motoring down each day from way up North. Food was excellent. Other than the lack of â€œquickâ€ options everything was great. We wished they had a light or fast option for some meals, we did really spend a lot of time with the multi-course dinners. They were all excellent. The burgers next door at the Anse Mamin beach really were out of this world and well worth the short walk or boat ride. Service was very good. Maids did a great job with keeping rooms up and overall staff was really good. Overall very clean resort, too. Location and dÃ©cor is top notch. Be prepared to climb stairs or call the shuttle. No problems getting the shuttle ever, really learned to enjoy the hike more times than not. Great snorkeling right off the beach or pier, roped off for safety. I will review Scuba team separately under their own heading (SUPERB, by the wayâ€¦.). The only somewhat negative: Our package did not include soft drinks or beer. This wasnâ€™t a problem by itself since we were doing a lot of diving and didnâ€™t drink too much of either regardless. A single can of coke or diet coke were sold for $5.50 USD or $6.60 after taxes. A quick boat ride into town and you can buy for less than $1/each locally. This made us feel like there was much more than a fair premium placed on those items throughout the week. They did offer a package where you could get all you wanted for $175/week/pp but all people in a room had to buyâ€¦..$350 for a week for cokes seems more than a bit out of line. We simply brought a case from Soufriere and dealt with it that way but we really shouldnâ€™t have had to do that for something so simple. $2/each or $2.50 each to cover transport and refrigeration would have been fair but 6X+ premium cost was simply unfair. Read less
We chose this resort because my husband wanted to dive, and I wanted to relax. It was perfect Our room was at the beach level, and we were quite pleased. We Liked the proximity to the beach and... Read more We chose this resort because my husband wanted to dive, and I wanted to relax. It was perfect... Our room was at the beach level, and we were quite pleased. We Liked the proximity to the beach and the dive areas. We never felt too close to others and the veranda was so nice. Bathroom was a little warm, since the air conditioning was not vented into the bathroom, but this isnt a big problem. Bed was great. We were very glad we had done the all inclusive meal plan, as food was pricey. No meal was disappointing! Service was gracious, but sometimes slow...(We were on island time, so not a problem!!) I had three hike/walks with Meno. Don't miss this experience....Amazing! He is such a teacher, and I learned so much...Not to mention, tons of fun! Take plantation walk for the history and Miss Ina Walk for the high energy hike! I will be back! Read less
We rented Mitsubishi Lancer and 2 miles road from Soufriere to hotel was real challenge. You can do it only on lower gear But on third day I felt confidence to drive there. Our room 9C was 2... Read more We rented Mitsubishi Lancer and 2 miles road from Soufriere to hotel was real challenge. You can do it only on lower gear... But on third day I felt confidence to drive there. Our room 9C was 2 steps from beach - very convenient. Beach is fantastic ( actually there are 2 great beaches there) with decent snorkeling. Hotel offers you pricey bird and biking tours but you can hike their own jungles for free. All their hiking trails are about 4 miles - 2 hours in very remote jungle area with ability to watch tropic birds. Food in hotel restaurants is not great and overpriced. Neighbor hotel Hummingbird has much better restaurant - so if you are not afraid to drive food is not problem. Hotel room doesn't have TV ( yes, i'm not kidding...). but it has free not secure wi-fi that we used to watch movies on our laptop. Room doesn't have microwave and has very small refrigerator. Service people are very responsive , for example they changed our original room because it was very dark ( covered by trees and bushes). Read less