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Rabot Estate, Soufriere LC09 101 St. Lucia
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/22/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/22/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#2 of 11 hotels in Soufriere
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2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
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.
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Room & Suite (1,355)1,355
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Diving
Game room
Free airport transportation
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Plunge pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkeling
Billiards
Darts
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Fax / photocopying
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Adults only
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Bathrobes
Dining area
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Refrigerator
Walk-in shower
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
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Non-smoking rooms
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English
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VADogLovers wrote a review Jul 2020
Middletown, Virginia179 contributions78 helpful votes
We love the open air concept and hearing the tree frogs and the serenity that experience brings. We were married at Ladera and had an exceptional experience. Unfortunately, we returned 5 years later for our anniversary and things have changed drastically! There are bright flood lights from the tennis courts at the base of the mountain that remain on most of the night. And horrible loud band playing at the restaurant late. So no more peace and serenity. The staff has changed, also. Not friendly or attentive. We were so sad to see the major changes and decline.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Judith wrote a review Jul 2020
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Spent a few days at this location for my 50th birthday. The staff were amazing. Followed by the service and attention, the beautiful location, the rooms and accommodations, the garden grounds and even the new hammocks they added. The chef had such flexibility. Again, the people like Caroline, Yvette, Cynthia, Cindy, Lee, Chef Nigel are the reason why I am already looking to plan my next trip here. They went out of their way to ensure we had a great time even during COVID. And their adherence to safety rules but doing so with a smile made you able to deal with most of the limitations. If you go during rainy season be flexible on activities & be prepared with items to take care of bugs. Met GM Christian and his wife and they too were great people and he personally addressed any minor issues we may have had. This place is amazing!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from christian gandara, General Manager at Ladera Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Jrap50, Thank you for staying with us. I agree with you, our team members are the most valuable asset in our service commitment to our guest. They are amazing and will do ANYTHING to make your stay the most memorable one. Chef Nigel and his farm to table cuisine allows him to pamper all our guest request. It was a pleasure meeting you and we are looking forward to meet all your family members. Warmest regards, Christian
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Amy J wrote a review Jul 2020
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This resort is absolutely amazing! Everything from the views to the staff and the food was great. Covid made wedding planning super stressful but this was the perfect place to let it all go. We enjoyed days just lounging in our private pool and others taking scenic walks on the trails. We felt right at home and will return in the future!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from christian gandara, General Manager at Ladera Resort
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Dear amylynnjordan18, Thank you very much for staying with us. I am glad you got to experience some peace and joy. I agree with you that Ladera Resort is the perfect setting to just relax and let yourself been pampered by the most amazing staff in the world. We are looking forward to your next visit, Warmest regards, Christian
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Mobile549758 wrote a review Jul 2020
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My wife and I cannot put into words how amazing our time at Ladera was but we’ll try. From the moment we booked our stay, their reception team was always available to answer any questions we had. They let us know all the requirements needed in order to travel to St. Lucia (due to Covid). They arranged for us to be picked up at the airport, we were given welcome bags that included water bottles, sandals, hand sanitizer, a snack, and other things I can’t quite remember. When we arrived at the resort, we were greeted by Miss Caroline who provided us with welcome drinks and cold towels, then she proceeded to show us to our room. This is the part where I say that we cannot put into words; but it was the most beautiful setting/view we had ever seen! The pictures and videos on their site do not do it any justice whatsoever. The room was beautiful, amazing touches, spacious, and very romantic. We almost never wanted to step out of it. The service we received was top notch, amazing and kind staff, top quality food, anything you could want, it felt like they accommodated. Our stay at Ladera was an experience we will never forget and that we hope we can relive very soon!
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from christian gandara, General Manager at Ladera Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Mobile549758, Thank you very much for staying with us. We appreciate your wonderful comments. Our AngelFish Team has worked very hard to ensure all your experience while visiting ST. Lucia is amazing. All our team members have undergo intensive COVID-19 training. This to ensure that You, our team members and community are as safe as possible. Our unique three wall concept allows for a panoramic view of the Pitons....all our individual design suites are provided with private plunge pools, you never want to leave your suite.... Chef Nigel and his culinary team are very proud of his Farm to Table culinary approach. Many of the fruits, vegetables and herbs are grown in our gardens.... We have over 2 miles of private nature trails..... It will be a pleasure to welcome you back soon, Warmest regards, Christian
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Jessica A wrote a review Jul 2020
Greeley, Colorado18 contributions16 helpful votes
My husband and I spent 2 nights at Ladera during our trip to St. Lucia, and it was the highlight of our trip! The staff is so incredibly friendly, even noting when I mentioned once that mangos were my favorite fruit and making sure I had a fresh mango with my breakfast every morning! We stayed in a Hillside suite and were amazed at the well thought out architecture and attention to detail (the binoculars for watching birds and water gun were a fun touch!).. Having one wall open to incredible views was so unique, relaxing and still afforded total privacy. It was nice to just get away from the busyness of life and take in the sights and sounds of the rainforest and Caribbean. I would describe it as a very romantic, relaxing and intimate experience. The grounds are stunning!!! Beautiful plants with local fruit trees, spices and herbs growing on the property along with hummingbird feeders throughout. The Dasheen restaurant has the most beautiful views I’ve ever seen for a restaurant (both Pitons are visible), and the food is absolutely delicious. We also went to their state of the art gym and enjoyed amazing views while working out. The staff has done well at subtly putting in the COVID-19 safety protocols as required by the St. Lucian government and made it a very pleasant stay. We were able to book a private snorkeling excursion from the property. It seems water activities are open but land activities are still limited due to COVID.! I can’t recommend this place more highly.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Dear Jessica A, Thank you very much for staying with us. It was a pleasure meeting you. I agree with you, Ladera sits on the top of a volcanic reef allowing for the best views of the amazing Pitons. You really feel like you are touching them. At Ladera Resort the well being of our employees and guest is our highest mission. That is why we created the AngelFish Team. It is responsible of ensuring all COVID-19 protocols are followed while still providing our legendary Ladera service. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we get to meet you soon again. warmest regards, Christian
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PRICE RANGE
$523 - $1,584 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ladera hotel soufrière, ladera resort soufrière, ladera st lucia, ladera resort st lucia
LOCATION
CaribbeanSt. LuciaSoufriere QuarterSoufriere
NUMBER OF ROOMS
37
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ladera Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Ladera Resort?
Nearby attractions include Pitons (0.06 miles), Zaka Art Cafe (1.5 miles), and Tet Paul Nature Trail (2.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ladera Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Ladera Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a refrigerator, and a dining area.
What food & drink options are available at Ladera Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Ladera Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ladera Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jade Mountain Club, Martha's Tables, and Fedo's.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ladera Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Ladera Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ladera Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ladera Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Ladera Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Balenbouche Estate Heritage Site (5.5 miles).
Does Ladera Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.