Anse Chastanet Resort

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Anse Chastanet Resort

Recently named the second best resort in the Caribbean, and the 21st in the world by Travel + Leisure Magazine, Anse Chastanet Resort was Designed by Nick Troubetzkov in an effort to bring together his passion for nature and his desire to share it with others. According to Conde Naste Traveller, Troubezkov has succeeded. In 2013, the resort was named as one of the "World's Best Holiday Hotels" with a score of 90.01 out of 100 possible points.

Further, Travel + Leisure placed this property on its list of "Best Caribbean Hotels." The stunning Anse Chastanet Resort is situated on 600 acres of lush tropical foliage. Guest rooms are tucked into the hillside, overlooking the island's gorgeous beaches, making it easy to feel as though you are one with the natural world.

Visitors hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with Anse Chastanet, which offers convenient access to an excellent selection of outdoor options. Whether you're in the mood for thrills on land or in the ocean, this ocean-side location has got you covered.

Situated on the island of Saint Lucia, 1.4 miles west-northwest of downtown Soufriere, Anse Chastanet Resort offers a warm welcome to guests who are thinking about basing their vacation on this beautiful island. It's 1.5 miles west-northwest of the center of Soufrière.


Anse Chastanet Resort

The Anse Chastanet Resort comprises 600 acres with over a half mile of Caribbean shoreline and two magnificent black volcanic sand beaches. Rooms are set within the natural foliage and lush landscaped gardens providing a full array of vivid tropical colors in every view. The resort is techno free -- no TVs or phones -- providing a background ambiance of the sounds of nature.

The 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. Each room is stocked with the standard amenities that include a refrigerator, coffee makers, hair dryers, and in-room safety deposit boxes. Those staying in deluxe or premium rooms also have ironing boards.

Standard and Superior Hillside Rooms

Standard and Superior Hillside rooms are located on the rolling hills of the property. Each room comes with a private balcony with a view of either the sprawling gardens or a glimpse of the sparkling seaside. Rooms have either clay tile or hardwood floors.

Deluxe Beachside Rooms

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

Hillside Deluxe rooms have very large floor plans, and are designed in an open-air style. The floor plan design varies, but all are artistic in their creation. These hillside rooms come equipped with clay floor tiles or tropical hardwood floor, a king size bed, wooden jalousie louvres, ceiling fans, balconies, and very large en-suite bathrooms with 2 sinks, and shower. Guests will enjoy a view of either the Pitons or the inviting ocean.

Premium Hillside

Those choosing to stay in a Premium Hillside room will be treated to picturesque views of the Piton mountains. All Premium hillside rooms have ceiling fans, clay floor tiles or tropical hardwood floors, wooden jalousie louvres, large ensuite bathrooms.

Looking for a two-bedroom suite? The Anse Chastanet Resort has a limited number available in standard, superior, deluxe hillside and premium room categories.

Anse Chastanet is a relatively small property containing 49 total rooms. Because it is an intimate property, it's a good choice for vacationers who enjoy a less commercialized setting. With respect to overall quality, we've given this resort a rating of 4 stars.

A partial list of the in-room amenities awaiting visitors at Anse Chastanet Resort is provided below.

  • Room Service
  • Terrace
  • Balcony

Call the property to request or confirm their amenities, since some elements vary per room.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Anse Chastanet Resort

Ty Ferrell is Anse Chastanet Resort's resident fitness instructor. He has developed a fitness program that takes place Monday through Saturday, which includes circuit training, and interval run, and a fitness fusion class. Private training is available.

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 8 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 for more details.

To see general amenities at the location, check the list below:

  • Jogging Track
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Gift Shop
  • Bicycling
  • Yoga
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Snorkeling

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, it's a good idea to double check with the property just in case availability varies. Visit this page to navigate to our in-depth article about the kinds of recreational opportunities that Anse Chastanet Resort offers.


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 what's available on-location, visitors looking to find further culinary diversity might also be interested in the area's other nearby mealtime choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a limited but good selection of restaurants in the vicinity. It might save you time to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, though Anse Chastanet provides dining of its own, including Treehouse Restaurant. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Anse Chastanet Resort offers guest services, including the ones in the list below, so you won't be entirely on your own during your trip to this region.

  • Car Rental Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Tour Desk
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial Services

The property also has a few business amenities, ideal for professionals who are traveling to this region on business.

  • Conference Facilities


What's Near Anse Chastanet Resort

Guests will encounter lots of attractions located near Anse Chastanet. Some of the closest attractions are Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve, Barre de L'isle Rain Forest Trail, and River Rock Waterfall. Since this resort is right on Anse Chastanet, it's an ideal vacation spot for sun-bathers and watersports fanatics. Beyond the lodging, Soufriere Beach offers another area to explore.

The resort is situated near Soufrière, an interesting destination for vacationers to learn about and explore St. Lucia.

For more info on what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Old French Road, Saint Lucia Saint Lucia

General: (758) 459-7000



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