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Discover Saint Lucia’s best kept secret and immerse yourself in true Caribbean luxury. East Winds Saint Lucia is a breathtaking garden-by-the-sea, planted on the island's most picturesque sandy bay. Our Island Hideaway is Saint Lucia's original boutique resort featuring 30 cottage style suites, tucked away amongst lush plants, trees and a kaleidoscope of colourful bird-life. East Winds is home to what many consider the finest beach on the island and our guests share it with very few others just like them; travellers looking for personalised care and all-inclusive service in the most authentic of Caribbean experiences. Come experience the Caribbean the way it was meant to be experienced.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
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Evening entertainment
Car hire
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Baggage storage
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
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simonalcock wrote a review Jun 18
Ingatestone, United Kingdom29 contributions70 helpful votes
One PCR Test, two extra Govt of Saint Lucia forms, eerily quiet Gatwick, masks on the plane, temperature check at the airport, masks on in our taxi. Tiny changes for our trip back to our favourite hotel/resort. We were guests at East Winds in its second week after awakening from its 15 month Covid slumber and it was back to business as usual. There was a shared happiness and relief for both guests and staff that East Winds was up and running again. Room occupancy was essentially low given the recent uncertainties but no corners were cut in the standards of food, beverages and entertainment offered to guests. It was good to see local musicians performing every night and the steel band twice a week at lunchtime. The onus of the new Covid protocols was entirely borne by the resort staff who were masked at all customer facing times. Guests wore masks while manoeuvring through the restaurant. Breakfast and lunch were the same quality as on previous visits, presented as a buffet but ordered and served to table be the excellent and ever smiling, ever chatting front of house staff, all of whom have adapted quickly to the new operating rules. All meals presented in a much more aesthetically pleasing way than if I had helped myself to the buffet. My praise for all that is East Winds has always been effusive and each visit has been better than the last. This continues to be the case after the edition of the bouncing, fun filled Coco, the dog found and rescued by chef Tadej. It was wonderful to be at East Winds again, and if you are vacillating about visiting this year, do it as soon as you can. We breezed through Gatwick on our way back, landed 8.00, in our taxi 8.45. There has never been an easier time to travel. While the stupid red, amber, green travel system is in place it looks likely that quarantine rules will soon be lifted for all who have had two vaccinations. Thanks and good luck to all of the staff many of whom we are proud to call friends. See you next year
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
5 Helpful votes
Joncul wrote a review Aug 2020
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom41 contributions35 helpful votes
Finding that perfect holiday spot is often a case of trial and error. We've been round many Caribbean resorts down the years and can definitely say that East Winds is our best yet. After a couple of years at the Inn at English Harbour, in Antigua, which is also very good, we decided to try St Lucia. This is where Trip Advisor is invaluable. We trawled through countless resorts before coming across East Winds. It seemed to tick all the boxes. Small enough not to feel crowded, an all inclusive package, and a beach that came highly recommended for swimming. Then we checked all the reviews. You could barely find anything under 4 stars and the vast majority were 5. Good sign! What really clinched it were all the glowing references for the staff, 'couldn't have been more friendly. 'made us feel so welcome' and so on. We took the plunge and booked. Everything turned out even better than we anticipated. The food was excellent, especially the barbecues, and the fizz flowed freely. Nothing was too much trouble. We asked for a gazpacho (off menu) one day and the next it duly arrived. Delicious! If you like gardening the grounds are a kaleidoscope of colour and exotic vegetation. We enjoyed meeting Sylvanus, the aptly named head gardener, who I photographed with a creepy crawly straight out of a bushtucket trial! Sylvanus kindly lent me his secateurs to take home a few hibiscus cuttings. These have already produced some flowers to remind us of our memorable stay. We'll be back!
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Date of stay: March 2020
4 Helpful votes
Chalmondleigh wrote a review Apr 2020
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom7 contributions9 helpful votes
Our first ever visit to St Lucia and we will be forever grateful to our very good friends for picking East Winds. I don’t ever recall arriving at any hotel and deciding within just a few minutes, “yes, we are really going to enjoy this”. The staff are unfailingly helpful and friendly with nothing being too much trouble for them. East Winds is clearly a happy place to work as well as visit. Our room was generously sized with plenty of space for our clothes and luggage. The bed was large and comfortable with a choice of pillows. The sunken shower is large and much better than either a wet room or shower enclosure. Food is unfailingly good with plenty of choice and daily variations. Quite the best BBQs we’ve had at any hotel. And of course the restaurant staff; welcoming you with a big smile and professional service. Bar staff are amicably competitive to create new cocktails and guests are invited to taste and judge! Really good fun. The organically shaped swimming pool has a ‘swim up bar’, self service with a recipe book to use if you wish. Lots of loungers around the pool too with both shady and sunny areas. All of which is surrounded by the beautiful gardens. The beach has lots of space and divides roughly into three sections by the restaurant and bar area as well as natural features. No need for a 6am dash to get your towels out on the sun loungers. Well before we were halfway through our stay we had emailed our Travel Agent, Caribtours, to rebook us for 2020.
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Date of stay: November 2019
1 Helpful vote
Response from Judith M, Manager at East Winds
Responded Jun 3, 2020
Dear Chalmondleigh Thank you so much for your review and all the lovely comments. I have to apologize for taking so long to reply, my usual scan of TripAdvisor every morning has lapsed somewhat over the last few weeks! I am delighted to hear that you would like to come back next year and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to East Winds and St Lucia. In the meantime, take care, Judith
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mikechalkwell wrote a review Mar 2020
Didcot, United Kingdom21 contributions37 helpful votes
My wife and I spent 7 days here in early March. It was our first stay here and our first visit to the Caribbean. This hotel had been recommended by friends in the UK and we had high expectations. We were not disappointed, it is a wonderful place to stay. Unlike some of the large sprawling and frankly rather ugly hotel resort complexes in this area, East Winds is a discrete hotel made up of 30 individual “cottages” and one historic home (that used to be owned by the Horlicks family). The cottages are spread around in lovely landscaped gardens, some near the beach, others set further back in the grounds. There is one restaurant building with 2 bars, where all meals are served. Breakfast and lunch is buffet and dinner is a 4 course a la carte experience. The food is truly wonderful, extensive choice, fresh and the dinner menu changes every day. There is also a good choice of wine. Some lunches and one dinner per week are barbecue cooked. What makes this place truly special though, is the staff. They are all so friendly and helpful. They are relaxed in style but work hard to make sure you don’t wait for anything. Many of them have worked here for many years and are clearly well looked after and love their jobs. There is a foundation, which you can support if you wish, to provide assistance for the cost of educating their children. Education is very expensive in St Lucia. There is a daily schedule of activities to choose from including tours to other parts of the island, boat tips, nature walks, cookery classes and shopping trips. There is also complimentary Yoga and Pilates twice a week Many of the guests that we met at East Winds had stayed here multiple times and you can see why. If you’re looking for lots of action this is not a place to stay, but if you like to stay in small, exclusive and individual hotels, with the highest level of service, good food and a relaxed, informal atmosphere, this is the place to come.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
4 Helpful votes
Response from Judith M, Manager at East Winds
Responded Apr 13, 2020
Dear mikechalkwell, Thank you so much for a wonderful review! I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the calm, friendly and fun atmosphere that is East Winds. You are right that the team are our 'magic sauce' they are generous of spirit and love to spend time with the guests, making your holiday unique and special. I hope very much that you will become one of our regular guests and look forward to meeting you again soon, Warm wishes Judith
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snowdrop67 wrote a review Mar 2020
Ormskirk109 contributions59 helpful votes
After a three year break, we stayed another amazing ten days at East Winds. As well as the very clean and comfortable cottages, there are various items for the energetic, a small gym, Pilates and an exercise trail. Trips are arranged away from the resort,including sailing to the Pitons, and amazing walks around the garden with the head gardener, a very knowledgeable man. Salads and vegetables are grown on the resort and used for meals. Food always plentiful and well cooked. All the staff are so friendly and welcoming, it could be the same holiday again next year.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Judith M, Manager at East Winds
Responded Apr 13, 2020
Dear snowdrop67, Thank you so much for the lovely review and for coming back to see us again. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed the stay and that you will come back again! Take care until the next time, Judith
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Frequently Asked Questions about East Winds
Which popular attractions are close to East Winds?
Nearby attractions include Bandbox (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at East Winds?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at East Winds?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at East Winds?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at East Winds?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to East Winds?
Conveniently located restaurants include Flavours of the Grill, Jammer's Bar and Restaurant, and Windsong Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at East Winds?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does East Winds have an airport shuttle?
Yes, East Winds offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at East Winds?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to East Winds?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fort Rodney (2.6 miles).
Does East Winds have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.