Anse Chastanet Resort

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Anse Chastanet Resort
 

Anse Chastanet Resort was crafted by owner architect Nick Troubetzkoy to be a feast for all the senses and one with nature. The foliage and the flowers, the perfumes and the peaks, the sea and the bird song all form an integral part of this vacation experience. The resort is set on 600 lush acres on St Lucia's south west coast. 49 uniquely, crafted rooms are scattered along beach side and hillside levels with no two rooms being the same.

The resort also boasts two soft sand beaches, a PADI 5 Star dive facility, 12 miles of biking/hiking trails, an organic farm and chocolate laboratory. A variety of culinary experiences await, all of which feature elements of the farm-to-table experience from the resort's very own Emerald farm; including East-Indian Caribbean fare to a vegetarian menu and a locally sourced seafood menu. Anse Chastanet is also located near St Lucia's most acclaimed natural wonders.

Anse Chastanet is world renowned and has stood out as one of the Caribbean's best. The resort was once again recognized as one of the Caribbean's best resorts in Cond Nast Traveler's annual Readers' Choice Awards in 2018 and rated #6 in the Caribbean in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards.

Active travelers should find exactly what they're looking for at Anse Chastanet, as they'll have convenient access to a wide array of recreational options. Whether you're looking for thrills on the water or on land, you'll be able to find it all at this oceanfront destination.

Located in Soufrière, 1.4 miles west-northwest of downtown Soufriere, Anse Chastanet Resort is a great choice for guests interested in staying in this town or a nearby area.

Accommodations

Anse Chastanet Resort

Anse Chastanet Resort aims to provide guests with the utmost in hospitality and accommodations during their stay on the beautiful island of St. Lucia. Rooms and suites at the resort are all designed to incorporate the beauty of nature with the luxuries of modern times. Locally harvested woods are used throughout the property, and the furnishings have been uniquely designed for the resort using teak, mahogany, red cedar and more. The bedding is crafted from the island's national cloth, cotton madras.

Some rooms boast the most coveted view in St Lucia, the iconic twin peaks of the World Heritage Piton mountains. Rooms blend seamlessly into their surroundings and are devoid of many of the technological distractions of today such as TV's creating a techno-free and eco-friendly Caribbean vacation experience.

All rooms have king size beds, ensuite bathrooms with 2 sinks, shower and toilet. Upon request, extra bed or twin beds can be provided. In-room amenities include fridge, tea/coffee/espresso makers, electronic safes, hand made bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, Molton Brown amenities, free WiFi, twice daily housekeeping service with complimentary bottled water.

Premium rooms offer picture postcard perfect views of the St.Lucia's Pitons, a Unesco World Heritage site, and the surrounding Caribbean Sea by virtue of their location on the higher hillside level. Some Premium rooms have the fourth wall missing entirely, whilst others have wooden louvre walls which open to balconies/patios.

Deluxe Beachside rooms are spacious accommodations with clay tiles, wooden jalousie louvre windows, ceiling fans and large balconies or patios. Overlooking these deluxe rooms, guests will have a relaxing view of the lush gardens that are just steps away from the sandy beaches.

Hillside Deluxe rooms are spacious, located at various hillside levels with beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and/or St.Lucia's Pitons. Some hillside deluxe rooms have the fourth wall missing entirely whilst others have wooden louvre walls and open room dormers allowing for excellent natural airflow. Some of the Hillside Deluxe rooms have a formal separation between bedroom and living room, others are wide open spaces flowing into each other, with either coralina tiles, clay floor tiles or tropical hardwood floors, with patios and/or balconies.

All of Anse Chastanet's beachside rooms are deluxe category rooms. The Beachside Deluxe Rooms are generous in space, with coralina or clay tiles and wooden jalousie louvre windows and large balconies or patios. All beach side rooms offer a tropical garden view and are just a few feet away from the beach and water's edge. The beach side deluxe rooms at Anse Chastanet are air-conditioned. This is an optional feature as louvres can instead be opened for natural air flow.

Superior rooms are located at various levels on the hillside and they are octagonal or rectangular in shape. The superior rooms have either coralina tiles, clay tiles or tropical hardwood floors, glass or wooden louvered windows, balconies and beautiful views of the Pitons and/or the Caribbean Sea.

When booking standard category, please know you could be located on either hillside or beach side - the category is based on "run of house" principle which may lead to a complimentary upgrade to superior or beach side deluxe location, at the Resort's discretion but never guaranteed. The standard rooms have either coralina tiles, clay tiles or tropical hardwood floors, glass or wooden louvered windows, balconies with varying views.

Exquisitely finished with coralina stone tiles and hand crafted furniture made from tropical hardwoods, the Piton Pool Suite Casuarina is nestled amidst lush foliage in a private hillside setting. Facing towards St Lucia's famous Pitons mountains and the Caribbean Sea, you will be engulfed in beauty. The spacious bedroom with walk in closet opens to a 420 sq ft open walled patio-living room area. The grand bathroom with Piton view features a "Couple's Shower" with "His and Hers" rain shower heads. Casuarina has a private 160 sq ft pool surrounded by a pool deck of 135 sq ft. Upon request, the suite can be connected to a second room, creating an inter-connecting two bedroom two bathroom suite.

The Beach House at Anse Chastanet is located on the north corner of Anse Chastanet beach where you can sit and relax, looking out over the sparkling Caribbean Sea, watching sunsets year round from your elevated brick deck in the landscaped oceanfront garden. The interior is bright and airy, bathed in warm Caribbean sunlight shining through its French doors and windows.

The interior decor of the Beach House is a celebration of Saint Lucia's heritage which saw the island change hands between the French and the British 14 times. From the beach level next to the flower garden, you walk up a few hand-hewn stone steps, across your personal stone-column, gated bridge, onto the brick pathway, with its wind sculpture and antique sundial, leading to your spacious 450 square foot covered patio (1600 sq ft total). To rinse off sea salt and sand, simply dip under the outdoor shower adjacent to the brick pathway. The covered patio has a garden and roses on one side and an herb garden, flowers and a water feature on the other.

Anse Chastanet has 49 total rooms. Hence, it appeals to guests who prefer a less commercialized setting.

This resort has been given a 4 star rating from Caribya! after considering overall style, furnishings, and ambience. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they tend to be lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Look below for a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Room Service
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Sitting Area
  • Shower
  • Balcony
  • King Bed
  • Terrace
  • Air Conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

Contact the resort to confirm the availability of particular amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Anse Chastanet Resort

The property features Magnificent views of the Caribbean and the Pitons, St. Lucia's iconic mountain pair and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Numerous Marine Reserve reefs are found just off shore providing some of the best diving and snorkeling in the entire region. Anse Chastanet's dive operation, Scuba St. Lucia, is recognized as one of the very best in the Caribbean. The resort offers an extraordinary range of guest on-property activities including water sports, hiking, biking and yoga. Also included on the property is the historic 400 acre Anse Mamin Plantation which features numerous 17th century ruins and 12 miles of biking, hiking, and jogging trails to enjoy its interesting and alluring beauty. Finally, the resort property is recognized as one of the best bird watching locations on island.

Bring the kids with you to the resort where it is possible to schedule babysitting services for some time alone. Click here to learn more details.

To view this location's general amenities, check out the list below:

  • Jogging Track
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Bicycling
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Multilingual
  • Kayaking
  • Gift Shop
  • Wind Surfing
  • Yoga
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

However, since these details tend to change, it's best to contact the lodging if you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect. Visit this page to go to a comprehensive article about the types of activities and recreation opportunities that Anse Chastanet Resort has to offer.

Food

Dining at Anse Chastanet Resort

Fine fare is a serious subject for the Anse Chastanet Resort. The resort offers two open-air tree house-style eateries that provide guests with stunning views of the sea and mountainside while serving delicious meals. The dinner menus are rotated on a daily basis, so you will always find something new to sample. Breakfast is served daily.

Vegetarians will be delighted by Emerald's, the meat-free restaurant that cooks up tempting dishes that boast the organic produce grown on the resort's own farm. Dish selections include goat cheese fondant, apple curry, smoked paprika and plantain satay. Dinner is served daily with the exception of Tuesdays.

At the Trou au Diable Restaurant, guests will dine directly on the resort beach for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu selection ranges greatly, offering a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and hamburgers, as well as many Caribbean and Creole specialties. Tuesday evenings are a special night at the Trou au Diable, with a cocktail reception and unique Caribbean dining in a festive atmosphere. Those with a taste for Indian fare will enjoy their Indian-themed menu, which is served on every night besides Tuesdays.

Guests seeking a casual lunch will enjoy a quick bite at the hillside Piton lounge. The beach bar serves a light grilled meals on evenings with the exception of Tuesdays. Additionally, the Jungle Beach Bar & Grill concocts breakfast and lunch dishes, and is a favorite among guests.

In addition to the on-location dining, visitors hoping to find further culinary diversity might also think about the region's other nearby restaurant selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It can be helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Anse Chastanet does have on-site dining, including Aspara. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Making use of this property's guest services -- including the ones listed below -- are ready to help you stay relaxed during your vacation.

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Tour Desk
  • Concierge
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Breakfast
  • Local Shuttle Service
  • Housekeeping

Some may want to consider that this property also has a couple of business amenities, perfect for people who are traveling to this area for business reasons.

  • Conference Facilities

Nearby

What's Near Anse Chastanet Resort

Guests will encounter numerous attractions close to Anse Chastanet. The nearest include Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve, Barre de L'isle Rain Forest Trail, and River Rock Waterfall. Because this resort is located on Anse Chastanet, this property is a great place for those who want a beautiful view of the sea. Also nearby is Soufriere Beach, just a few miles from the property.

The resort is located in the vicinity of Soufrière, a beautiful destination for vacationers to experience the diversity of St. Lucia.

To see the full article about what else is near Anse Chastanet Resort, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Old French Road, Soufrière, Saint Lucia

General: (758) 459-7000

Secondary Phone: (800) 223-1108

Website: http://www.ansechastanet.com/

 

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