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BodyHoliday Saint Lucia

Cariblue Beach, Castries, Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

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BodyHoliday Saint Lucia

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

Located 2.25 km (1.5 mi) from the resort, Pigeon Island National Historic Park includes barracks, batteries, and garrisons dating from 18th-century English-French battles for control of St. Lucia; a museum; and a multimedia display about the island's historical significance. It is frequently the site of concerts and festivals.

Hotel Overview

Beach climate
This resort offers 300 yards of beachfront surrounded by an 18-acre garden.
Spa treats
The resort features a full-service spa, pools and four practice holes, putting green and access to an eighteen-hole golf course. Guests are treated to one spa service each day, except on arrival and departure.

Amenity highlights:

Set on a ridgetop against a hillside covered with blossoms and forest, the Moorish-style seaview health/fitness spa includes 37 treatment rooms, two courtyards (one with pool), and a rooftop nude-sunbathing deck. Forested hills and rocky points prevent outsiders from reaching the beach, above which lies a pool and spa tub. Guests scuba dive and snorkel off the beach. The resort's Asian-European fine-dining restaurant earns local renown.

What to expect:

  • Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

Location

Cariblue Beach, Castries, Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Airport:

SLU - George Charles Airport
UVF - Hewanorra International Airport

ROOMS

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Blackout drapes
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls

DETAILS

Property Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this resort are included in the room rate; guests are not charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information). A health spa styled like a two-story Moorish villa lies atop a gardened ridge up a long stairway from the resort's beachfront. A fitness center, a work-out studio, and 37 treatment rooms flank two courtyards, one with lily pond and water/tea bar and the other with pool and lounge chairs shaded by arched walkways. Nude sunbathing is permitted on the spa's roof.Except for arrival and departure days, guests are provided one spa treatment (Thalassotherapy, massage, body scrub, body wrap, or facial) per day as part of the All-Inclusive plan. Available for surcharges are additional treatments, including ayurvedic, Indonesian, and Chinese techniques; hydrotherapies; a variety of holistic therapies; waxing; and nail care.Two computers in an office provide high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Wireless Internet access in the lobby is complimentary.Self parking:
Complimentary
Subject to change without prior notification. Ground transportation:
Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Business services
  • Concierge desk

Policies

Know Before You Go

  • Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.
  • The age limit drops to 12 years and over during the following periods: Easter, Summer and Christmas breaks.

Dining

Cariblue
Open-air restaurant with sea view. Adjacent plaza with tiny lights strung overhead for occasional after-dark dancing. Gazebo for occasional live entertainment, including dinnertime jazz. Breakfast and themed-lunch buffets. À la carte dinner service except for weekly casual-dress Caribbean buffet. Dinner menu changes daily. À la carte dinner dress code: No jeans, shorts, tee-shirts, athletic shoes, or beach sandals.
Deli
The Deli, open from 10:00am to 4:00pm offers lighter options and specializes in gourmet sandwiches, specialty salads, fresh fruit, vegetable juices and smoothies.
TAO
Fine-dining, East-West fusion, à la carte dinner restaurant with bar/lounge. Located on second floor with lighted-beach view. Open-air pavilion-style design. Black-and-white decor, including beamed ceiling, tile floor. Rattan chairs, Asian artifacts, fresh-flower displays. Black-clad staff. Reservation required. Dress code: No jeans, shorts, tee-shirts, athletic shoes, or beach sandals. Nonsmoking.
The Club House
Casual open-air restaurant serving themed-dinner, grilled-food or carving-station buffets six nights weekly. Afternoon English-style tea service. Bar/lounge. Wooden dance floor under fabric-draped ceiling. Raised deck/stage with overstuffed leather seating.
Piano Bar
Air-conditioned bar/lounge with overstuffed seating. Open early evening to late night for cocktails, wine and tropical drinks. Pianist nightly. No smoking until after 10 PM. No cigars.

Recreation

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

Forested hills falling to rocky points frame 250-m (273-yd) Cariblue Bay Beach, on which this is the only resort. Along one rocky point is a designated snorkeling zone. Cedar-shingle huts provide beach shade, and lounge chairs offer sunbathing ease.

A 19.75-m (65-ft) kidney-shaped pool, a four-person spa tub, and a sundeck furnished with padded lounge chairs and umbrellas lie on a hillside above the beach. For volleyball, aerobics, and scuba diving lessons there's a 16.75-by-7.25-m (55-by-24-ft) pool. A third pool, measuring 15 by 4.5 m (49 by 15 ft), is located in one of the health spa's two courtyards.

The BodyHoliday Saint Lucia provides snorkeling gear as well as beginners' and resort-level scuba diving lessons. Also provided are kayaks, sailboats, windsurfers, water skiing, tubing, wakeboarding, and kneeboarding, as well as beginners' instruction for all. Swimming lessons, scuba diving certification classes, and advanced windsurfing and sailing lessons are offered for surcharges. Independent operators often turn up off the beach to rent personal watercraft and offer parasailing.

Beginners' and intermediate lessons are provided for tennis (two lighted courts), fencing, and archery, with private golf and tennis lessons available for surcharges. Also included are bicycle tours.

Transportation is provided to a nearby golf course where guests receive discounted green fees.

Fitness classes offered as part of the All-Inclusive plan include hatha, ashtanga, and transcendental yoga; meditation; pool aerobics; introductory personal fitness training; stretching, abdominal work-outs, aerobics, step aerobics, tai chi, Pilates, stability-ball, boxing, circuit training, and other exercise classes. Occasional master classes in fitness, yoga, and health are also part of the All-Inclusive plan. Private yoga lessons, advanced personal fitness training, and stress-management counseling are available for surcharges.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near this St. Lucia resort; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction