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Sandals Launches New St. Lucia Project

 Sandals has officially launched its new resort project in St. Lucia. The company held a launch event this weekend for the new Sandals LaSource Saint Lucia, which will be the fourth Sandals Resorts International property on the island. The more …

Serenity at Coconut Bay Opens in St. Lucia

 One of the Caribbean’s most hotly-anticipated boutique resorts has debuted on the island of St. Lucia. Serenity at Coconut Bay, a boutique adults only all inclusive hotel-within-a-hotel at St. Lucia’s Coconut Bay, opened its doors last month with 36 luxury …

Rum Journal: A New Look for Chairman’s Reserve

 St. Lucia Distillers is unveiling new packaging for its flagship export rum brand, Chairman’s Reserve. The new look is coordinated with the scheduled relaunch of the brand in the U.S. on July 1. A unique blend of aged rums from …

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 Sandals Resorts International is buying the Saint Lucia Golf Club, the company announced Wednesday. The only 18-hole golf course on the island, the par-71 Saint Lucia Golf Club is set on St. Lucia’s northern tip with 6,829 yards of green …

 There’s a new music festival to visit in the Caribbean this summer: Roots and Soul. The artist is dedicated to musicians “setting new trends” in genres including reggae, conscious hip-hop, Afro-punk and R&B, with concerts accompanied by master classes and …

 The ultra-luxe Beachfront Collection at St. Lucia’s Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort has hit the market. The residences, designed by Michaelis Boyd Associates, are set within the storied UNESCO World Heritage site at the base of the Pitons, featuring spectacular …

 Above, from left: Pinkley Francis, Chairman Invest St Lucia; Kamal Shehada, development director, Range Developments; Mohammed Asaria, vice chairman Range Developments; Allen Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia; Bradley Felix, Minister of Commerce; the Honorable Dominic Fedee, Minister of Tourism. Range …

 Travel giant Thomson is adding new weekly flights from London Gatwick to the island of St. Lucia. Thomson, a TUI brand, has added a new 288-seater aircraft that could add as many as 9,000 additional seats to the island between …

 Elegant Hotels Group is expanding in the Caribbean. The hotel company, which has a collection of six luxury hotels in Barbados, has announced the signing of a marketing and sales agreement with The Landings in St. Lucia and is also planning …

St Lucia Overwater Bungalows

 Sandals is expanding its already-popular overwater bungalows in the Caribbean. The company, which debuted its first overwater villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica earlier this year, as announced nine new “over the water honeymoon butler bungalows” set to open at its Sandals …

 A new boutique hotel project is now underway in St Lucia. The $6 million Domaine Resort Development Project held its sod turning ceremony this week, with plans for a total of 20 villas. The Domaine project is located in the …

Reduit Beach

 It just might be the best beach in St Lucia: Reduit Beach, that superb stretch of golden sand near Rodney Bay. It’s home to several great resorts, lively nightlife and some delicious eateries. This is what it looks like from …

Best Eco-Resort

 It’s a unique place, tucked in the rainforest in the hills above Soufriere, Saint Lucia. This is Fond Doux Plantation, a 250-year-old cacao plantation that is one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. This is an eco-resort, a place …

Rooftop Terraces

 It’s one of the coolest perks at any Caribbean hotel: the rooftop sun terraces at St Lucia’s Windjammer Landing resort. They come in the hotel’s Premium Ocean View rooms, offering a spectacular view and the comfort of total, sun-drenched privacy. …

Soufriere

 The southern part of St Lucia is a raw, lush natural wonderland, from the peaks of the pitons to the heart of the rainforest. But there are beaches, too, tranquil stretches of sand like the one in the town of …

Limoncello

 One of the Caribbean’s more creative hotels has a special creation: house made limoncello. The brainchild of Cap Maison’s executive assistant manager for food and beverage Jasper Kok, the limoncello isn’t like any you’ve ever tasted – that’s because it’s …

Sugar Beach

 Hotels in the region have announced creative new positions in all kinds of fields in recent years, from wellness concierges to rum sommeliers. Now, Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort has announced its newest hire: a vibe manager. The St Lucia …

Pearl of the Caribbean

 A major new hotel project is coming to the island of St Lucia. In a landmark agreement, the country’s government led by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has signed a deal with a Chinese developer on the southern portion of the …