This wonderful B&B has a ringside seat to the full glory of the Pitons. It also has a past: The century-old guesthouse buildings were once part of a cocoa and coconut plantation and you can get a tour of the estate grounds, complete with farm animals, on your visit (the fresh fruit delivered to your room is grown right here). The airy rooms are plenty charming, most with king-size beds (some rooms have fourposters wrapped in gauzy netting), tile or wooden floors, and a balcony with wicker chairs or cane rockers for prime Piton-gazing. With the exception of the bedroom in the cottage, rooms have no air-conditioning, but fans keep cooling breezes flowing. The three-bedroom villa has its own good-size swimming pool and a full kitchen. The three connecting Fond Cannes units, in a separate building minutes from the main structure, are good for groups or families traveling together or long-stay guests. If you want to hit the beach or do some shopping, the resort has a free shuttle that delivers guests to the center of Soufrière or the beach at Anse Chastanet resort at scheduled times daily. The guesthouse's Creole restaurant, Delice, serves home-style dishes such as fishcakes and coconut chicken.
St. Lucia› Hotel
West Coast Rd., Soufrière
Our Rating Neighborhood Soufrière Phone 758/459-7008 Prices Winter $260–$310 double, $285 cottage for 4, $410 two-bedroom, $525 three-bedroom villa; off season $175–$200 double, $175 cottage for 4, $300 two-bedroom, $375 three-bedroom villa. Rates include full breakfast daily (except for three-bedroom villa). Children 11 and under sharing room with parent(s) $15 per day. Extra person $45 per day. Weekly all-inclusive plans available. Units 17 Amenities Restaurant, bar, boutique, gym, two outdoor pools, plantation tour, shuttle, spa services, Wi-Fi (free). Web site La HautBook a Room Now