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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 12 January 2013

It was the most secluded, romantic place. Our suite was fantastic with our own plunge pool and amazing amazing view of Caribbean sea and Pitons. The staffs are very friendly and helpful. The foods are amazing as well. It was such a wonderful romantic vacation ever!!!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We stayed at the Ladera Resort in St. Lucia on our honeymoon, it was fantastic. We had our our secluded unit at the end of a line of 32 suuites at the top of the ridge. The room was perched on the edge with open views down to the ocean. We had our own private plunge pool out of the...

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Ladera especially your meals at Dasheene, our award winning restaurant. Come back and see us soon! Shermael

Pompano Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I am grateful for the experience! This is an absolutely stunning scenic location; a unique private romantic get away. No clocks! No TVs. No phones. Digital detox!! Enjoy your 3-sided room (front open to view of Pitons and water); your own plunge pool and patio! Venture down to the beach - relax and/or go scuba diving from shore. Hire a...

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that your recent stay at Ladera was one of your best vacations ever! We aim to create memories for every guest, every moment of every day and thankful that you took the time to share your experience. Shermael

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2013

My wife and I honeymooned at Ladera Nov 28-Dec 6 2012. I have never been somewhere so amazing and beautiful. It's the ultimate in luxury to have your own swimming pool in the privacy of your room with your view of the Pitons drinking a beer or smoking a cigar. http://vimeo.com/56232530 Here is a video showing our room E. All...

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thomas and Heather Thank you for sharing your glowing feedback following your stay at Ladera! We are gratified that you had the opportunity to experience our resort and that you left with so many memories! Of course, we look forward to seeing you next year on your first anniversary! Shermael

Reviewed 28 December 2012

My wife and I came here for our honeymoon last October. I cannot say it could have been any better. It was hard to evens age the room, but there was a lot to do in the area as well. We went down to the beach, did a sunset cruise, did some zip lining, and went to the mud baths....

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Ladera when planning your honeymoon in St. Lucia! We will share your comments with the entire team especially our bartender Barley! Our banana jam is homemade daily by our pastry team and available year round. We look forward to your return visit on your first anniversary! Shermael

Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Reviewed 27 December 2012

My wife and I were very excited to spend 4 nights at Ladera in Dec 2012 for our honeymoon (we got married in Jamaica!). The private car from the airport in Vieux Fort to Ladera was worth it. About a 45 minute drive to the resort. We were put into a different room than we actually reserved (which was ok...

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at Ladera. We are following up on your recommendations and will share your kind comments with Tony! Shermael

New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 December 2012

We travel very often. We have never stayed at a hotel quite like this. It is truly an amazing experience, I would highly recommend. It is definitely a "luxury camping" type of experience. The view during the day is one in a million. At night things get a little bit more interesting - yes there are bugs, bats, and lizards....

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Ladera! Shermael

NYC / London
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Just spent the back end of our trip to St Lucia here. We toured around with our own car from Discovery at the start of the week and ended the trip here and am VERY glad we did. I'm glad we had a car as we didn't want to rely on buses and taxis to go anywhere. We did pop...

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind comments and wish you a wonderful holiday season! Shermael

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 December 2012

We have reserved Ladera Room ($700.00 a night with taxes) based purely on the view and unusual concept as well as high hopes for impeccable service and quality of the resort. This price gave us a possibility to stay at Ritz Carlton in Hawaii and other similar high quality hotels. This resort just does not cut it. The view from...

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about your experience at Sugar Beach. As previously mentioned on trip advisor, Ladera provides complimentary access to the beach at this resort daily. We do not own the chairs or any of the facilities on the beach. We do however; facilitate the purchase of chair vouchers through our concierge (same as we do with tours...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 December 2012

My wife and I (both 28) stayed a week at Ladera in November for our anniversary. We were upgraded to a 2 bedroom villa, room G, and initially I was disappointed as this room does not have the private pool on the balcony. It wasn’t long before you realize that the two bedroom is at least twice as wide as...

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Shermael C, Guest Relations Manager at Ladera Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review! We are glad that you were able to experience Ladera during your stay in November. We look forward to welcoming you back! Shermael

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ladera is the pioneer of the open air three-walled concept in St. Lucia and has since been distinguished by a wide range of international publications, awards and accolades from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Forbes Life Caribbean Travel and Life, Brides Magazine and countless others. Ladera was once part of Rabot Estate, one of Soufriere's oldest plantations, which still borders the resort. In the late 1960's a parcel of land was sold and developed into a small cluster of condominiums and christened Dasheene, named after the thousands of large, glossy-leafed dasheen plants (also known as elephant ears) harvested on the site. In 1982 it was transformed into a unique resort and changed hands a number of times before emerging as Ladera under the current private ownership. The mission has always been to offer an unparalleled guest experience that is quintessentially Saint Lucian, one that embraces the magnificent views and offers harmony with the surrounding natural beauty and rich bounty of the island. Today, that commitment to sumptuous authenticity is evident in everything from the innovative renderings of fresh local dishes at Dasheene restaurant, to the use of Caribbean timbers, stone and tile work used in the guestrooms and public areas. Yet it shines through most effectively with warm and welcoming Saint Lucian staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ladera Resort

Address: Rabot Estate, Soufriere, St. Lucia
Region: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Soufriere Quarter > Soufriere
Price Range: ₹ 28,873 - ₹ 78,696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ladera Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Ladera Hotel Soufrière
Ladera Resort Soufrière
Ladera St Lucia
Ladera Resort St. Lucia/Soufriere
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Soufriere
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Luxury Hotel in Soufriere
#3 Family Hotel in Soufriere
#7 Romantic Hotel in Soufriere
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“Be sure to stay at Suite at Paradise Ridge, get a room with the heated pool. You will never want to leave.”
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“All of their rooms have the unique 3-wall configuration. Newer rooms are larger, with butler service, but the views are similar”
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