Where To Stay in St. Lucia

St. Lucia is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, or any reason for an escape to warmer weather, a trip to St. Lucia in the dreamy South Caribbean is impossible to beat. With so much more to offer than just its gorgeous beaches, this lush island boasts rainforests, hot springs, world-class scuba diving, and the scenic Piton Mountains with fantastic hiking trails. It’s the perfect destination for honeymooners, or any vacationer, who is looking for a little adventure in between their piña coladas and spa treatments.

But where should you stay when you go? These are the best of the best luxury resorts and airbnb’s in St. Lucia to get your St. Lucia trip planning started!


The Best Hotels In St. Lucia

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

With previous guests like Gwyneth Paltrow, you know you are in for a taste of luxury at this former Sugar plantation turned luxury resort. At Sugar Beach, you can choose from private beach residences, rainforest cottages, beachfront bungalows or luxury guest rooms – all complete with your own personal butler who will be but a walkie-talkie away at any moment to ensure you’re having the absolute best experience.

This spot is popular with young families as well due to their all-inclusive resort options so you don’t have to worry about touching your wallet and can fully immerse yourself in relaxation. Don’t miss their stilted rainforest spa or their off-site hot springs treatment which incorporates volcanic mud and a waterfall cleanse!
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Complimentary covid tests available on site for guests who require them to return to their home country.

Jungle Cottage

Jade Mountain Resort

With incredible views of the two Piton Mountains for which it gets its name, this luxury adults-only resort has adopted open-floor plans in their rooms, with no walls on the beach-side so that you can fully embrace your surroundings. Each room, or as they call them “sanctuaries” has its own private infinity pool overlooking the ocean (DREAMY!!). Spa treatments and 6-course meals courtesy of James Beard Award-winning chef Allen Susser can be had from the comfort of your room. You won’t find televisions in this hotel, as they encourage you to “disconnect” while you’re there-perfect for honeymooners to relax in their post-wedding bliss. A sweet bonus: There are thousands of cocoa trees on the property, allowing Jade Mountain to produce its very own chocolate!! They offer tastings to truffle-making classes for endless indulgence. Yum.

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Complimentary rapid covid tests available on site for guests who require them to return to their home country, complimentary PCR tests are offered to guests staying 5 days or more when rapid tests aren’t sufficient for entry requirements. 

Rabot Hotel, by Hotel Chocolat

A british Cocoa grower has overseen the transformation of this former cocoa plantation into an eco-luxury resort. Cocoa is incorporated into the very DNA of this hotel, from the food to the spa treatments, this unique hotel is any chocolate lover’s dream come true! You’ll  also love sipping a fresh Cacao Bellini at sundown at the stylish bar. The lodges 14 villas are open air and most have a spectacular view of the Pitons, there is a free shuttle to take you to any of the nearby beaches.

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Cap Maison

This white-washed Spanish-style boutique hotel is tucked away on the far north side of the island. While its location may feel somewhat more remote, it is within close proximity to the Island’s only 18-hole golf course! Young couples seem to flock here with their gorgeous two-tiered pool and Champagne zipline that will carry a bottle of bubbly down to a private dining platform on the water!! SOLD!!

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Complimentary covid tests are provided on site for guests who need them in order to return to their home country.

The Best Villas to Rent in St. Lucia

If you’re a more independent traveler who likes to be able to cook some of their own meals, or you are traveling with a group, an Airbnb in St. Lucia is a great option! 

St. Lucia Treehouse with Infinity Pool

Treehouse-esque Lodge for 2 people overlooking the ocean

This Luxe 4 Bedroom home

This gorgeous spot comes with a dreamy infinity pool, sleeps 8 guests and offers FREE RAPID COVID TESTS!!!

The Villa at Cosmos

Luxurious 7 bedroom home at sleeps 16, with infinity pool and sweeping views

Entire Hill-Top Home

4 bedrooms with rooftop pools and terraces, sleeps 8 guests

What else do we need to know for our trip to St. Lucia?

When is the Best Time to Visit St. Lucia?

The best time to visit this rustic-chic hidden gem is between January and June, just after the rainy season and before the summer heat. 

Current Entry Requirements for St. Lucia

You’ll need a negative Covid test within 5 days of entry, and submission of international traveler registration form prior to flight. You’ll also need a negative test 72hrs prior to departure back into the U.S (now provided by most hotels in St. Lucia).

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