This elegant assortment of hillside villas, overlooking a white sand seaside, has the added enchantment of wonderful resort amenities – intensive actions programme, youngsters’ membership, a number of eating places and bars – making this a well-liked tropical getaway for households. We discovered it to be the best location for our multi-generational vacation celebration.
Windjammer is situated within the northwest of the island, roughly 75 minutes’ drive from Hewanorra Worldwide Airport within the south. It’s tucked away on the finish of a quiet lane on the picturesque Bay of Labrelotte, one of many largest secluded bays on Saint Lucia. The capital, Castries, is 25 minutes again alongside the coast.
Mediterranean village meets Caribbean island: whitewashed buildings with terracotta roofs adorn the tropical panorama. Most lodging stroll down the quiet hillside. The beachfront middle is livelier, with a handful of outlets, the primary swimming pool (certainly one of six), a number of eating places and bars. Marine trampolines and shallow waters are widespread with younger households. On the opposite, quieter aspect of the seaside, hammocks sway above the water within the solar.
Whereas there are lodge rooms, Windjammer is thought for its villas – there are greater than 130 of them. They’re rigorously unfold out over the 60-acre property, every providing ample house. Starting from single rooms on a hill to luxurious four-bedroom property villas on the highest of the hill, all of them have gorgeous views over the Caribbean Sea – and since they’re west-facing, all of them provide charming sundown views of the island from their deck or patio. Some even have a pool for the final word sundown expertise. Our three bed room villa was on three flooring, permitting every technology of our get together to have a unique flooring. A big kitchen, eating space and lounge on the center flooring, together with a terrace and plunge pool, offered an area to assemble.
Food and drinks
The villas are exceptionally nicely outfitted for self catering. Friends can pre-order or buy groceries from the small store on web site or from the close by grocery store. There are 5 eating places within the resort and 4 bars, all lined by the all-inclusive package deal (from $899/£736 per two-bedroom villa per evening). Jammers is the place for chilled Caribbean seaside eating in a vigorous environment. Excessive-end Higher Deck is a famend steak and seafood grill, and Papa Don’s, because the title suggests, is a Mediterranean-style tavern. Toppers Ice Cream Shack is simply as widespread with adults as it’s with youngsters.
What should we do
The shuttle bus is right for transporting weary legs across the resort, or just accessing one of many many on-site actions: paddle board yoga, cricket, tennis or water sports activities. The Jacquot Membership, supervised day by day, is open to youngsters from 4 to 12 years outdated. There are various adventures available exterior the resort, particularly within the inside of the rainforest. Our spotlight, nonetheless, was a ship experience to see this majestic island from the water, culminating within the iconic peaks of the Pitons.
The liberty, house and privateness of your personal villa with the facilities of a resort in a wonderful location.
Two-bed villas from $581 (£476) per evening, windjammer-landing.com.