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East Winds Inn

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   La Brellotte Bay | Box 1477, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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Ranked #1 of 16 hotels in Gros Islet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014
TheBeagleUK Sussex
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

What can one say new about perfection? We arrived at East Winds on Valentines day, my wife was presented with a red rose and we were treated like royalty. The luxurious guest cabins/cottages are dotted amongst beautiful landscaped grounds set on a beautiful bay. We felt private and totally relaxed in such secluded surroundings. The head gardener and his team... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My partner and I spent two glorious weeks at East Winds in January this year and wondered if all the hype in the reviews would match up to reality. We needn't have worried. Everything was as promised and as soon as we arrived we quickly became aware that we were somewhere special. The staff were exceptional in that nothing was... More

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Aberdeen Scotland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Just returned from our third trip to East Winds - which makes us almost newcomers there - we met people on their 16th visit and others on their 12th! It is so easy to see why people keep returning here, it is really everything you want for a totally relaxing break. We went with good intentions of 'escaping' and doing... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We were recommended to stay at East Winds by Tropic Breeze who have also made good choices for us, and this time was no exception. The many excellent reviews, the recent awards - obviously so well merited even among strong opposition - and the whole experience was wonderful. The staff need a special mention, as others have done too, because... More

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Bognor Regis
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Having had a very sad 2013, we gave ourselves a chance to 'refresh' for 2014. East Winds was a superb choice - absolutely gorgeous, everything we needed. The staff were all brilliant, would like to give special thanks to the boatman (twin of the sea!) who took us out in the Hobby Cat, it was great!!!! The food was excellent... More

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St Mary Bourne UK
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Our return visit to East Winds Inn did not disappoint and it would be easy to echo the sentiments of so many reviewers. It is certainly a gem of a hotel with great staff who cannot do enough for our relaxation and enjoyment. To be able to fetch a drink, go for a sail, saunter into lunch, linger in the... More

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Diss, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Dear Gareth, ALL the staff at East Winds.....and Thomas, the cat! I am sure I now find myself in the same predicament as my fellow Tripadvisor reviewers when it comes to East Winds Inn. What on earth can I say that is original? I will try my best. People go on holiday for all sorts of reasons. This time last... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Having never been to St Lucia before I looked at Tripadvisor before booking and was impressed by the reviews for the East Winds so we booked there. I can safely say that the reviews fully justify this hotel. The accommodation, food and staff were all excellent and we really enjoyed our stay so much so that we never left the... More

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
29 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We were in need of a new hotel to experience in the north of the island, having stayed at several of the popular and larger resorts over the years. We happen-chanced upon East Winds during a Tripadvisor search and our curiosities were peaked by finding this little hotel we had not heard about in mainstream advertising being number 1 of... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I appreciate this is a little belated but having just signed up for Trip Advisor, I thought I owed East Winds Inn a review! I'm 16 and have previously visited Barbados twice, where I stayed both times in a much busier hotel. Given this, my parents were unsure if I'd find a way to occupy myself in a smaller, more... More

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George R, Owner at East Winds Inn, responded to this review

BEST REVIEW – THANK YOU I must admit after reading your wonderful review of East Winds Inn, the portion that really grabbed my attention was your age – a generous 16 years of experienced travel which allowed you to enjoy even the most subtle aspects of the resort. Then, when one considers you hail from Oxford, I shouldn’t be the... More

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Address: La Brellotte Bay | Box 1477, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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Location: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Gros Islet Quarter > Gros Islet
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Gros Islet
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Gros Islet
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Gros Islet
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gros Islet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — East Winds Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
East Winds Inn is a truly authentic Caribbean resort, situated on one of St. Lucia's most picturesque sandy bays. Located between the capitol of Castries and the action of Rodney Bay Marina, the resort offers unparalleled ambiance within its 13 acre botanical gardens and 30 cottage style rooms sprinkled throughout the property. Known for its excellent service, fine cuisine and genuine atmosphere, the resort appeals to those who value understated elegance and simple relaxation. Come experience the way the Caribbean once was - before large hotels and crowded beaches. East Winds Inn is a repeat award winner in many categories - over half our guests become repeat visitors to the small resort with a big heart. We are here for your enjoyment. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
East Winds Hotel Gros Islet
East Winds Hotel
East Winds Resort All Inclusive
East Winds Inn St. Lucia/Gros Islet

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