We splurged and stayed at Ladera the last night of our honeymoon. It was everything we dreamed of. Initially we were booked in Unit U with wide open view, private splunge pool, they had champagne and fruit waiting for us. When we got back from the hot springs and were getting ready for dinner there were alot of bats and bugs flying into the room. I was sitting underneath my netting on my bed so my husband went and asked what they usually do for bats. They immediately apologized and said they dont usually go into the rooms and they gave us a free upgrade to Unit A1 which had 3 levels, the bedroom was off in the back away from bugs/bats. We had an even larger pool and amazing view, wish we could have stayed there the entire honeymoon! Also, food at the resort was delicious and everyone was very nice and accomodating.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Ladera Hotel Soufrière
- Ladera Resort Soufrière
- Ladera St Lucia
- Ladera Resort St. Lucia/Soufriere