Ladera, St. Lucia resort : a romantic paradise
Feast your eyes on this romantic paradise located in between the Piton Mountains boasting spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea. Ladera is situated on Soufrière’s oldest and most famous cocoa plantations and transformed in 1982 into the unique and stunning resort it is known as today. Taking full advantage of its natural surroundings, Ladera offers a distinctive design and breathtaking views while maintaining complete privacy.
An outstanding hilltop dream
Located on the southern end of Saint Lucia, Ladera is a groundbreaking luxury resort, a haven for celebrities, honeymooners and trendsetters, situated on a forested ridge 1,100 feet above the sea which overlooks the volcanic Piton Mountains and the Caribbean Sea. Perched above the port town of Soufrière, Ladera is a romantic and exclusive hideaway !
Ladera features 32 suites, each with a private pool, overlooking the famous Piton Mountains, a UnescoWorld heritage site, the Caribbean Sea and the Soufriére valley. Ladera is known for its distinctive eco-lodge architecture, built with Caribbean timbers and modeled on luxury tree-house living, and a relaxed, barefoot lifestyle. The design affords spectacular sunset views and unobstructed star gazing at night. With 135 employees to its 32 suites, one of the highest quotas in the Caribbean, Ladera offers personalized and the highest luxury accommodations to its guests.
Discover also the oustanding hilltop dream suites built in response to the high demand for more seclusion and special design features. Indeed, each of the Dream Suites is intentionally set apart from the other rooms and provides an ultra-private escape, ideal for honeymooners. They feature Ladera’s signature unobstructed views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea and are designed in the same elegant tropical architecture as all of the Suites using polished hard woods, luxurious white linens and colorful tile work in the bath areas.
Last but not least, Ladera features Paradise Ridge since 2013, a private and secluded luxury enclave within the resort for its top tier guests. Paradise Ridge offers you most lavish and spacious accommodations and includes St. Lucia’s ultimate Villa and four new luxury Suites, complete with bespoke Butler service.
Ladera’s new Villa at Paradise Ridge takes the concept of the resort’s most popular Suites to an even loftier level. This lavish 1,900 square foot Villa is situated at 1,100 feet above the sea, making it the largest and most expensive onebedroom accommodation directly facing the World famous Pitons at such a high vantage point on St. Lucia. Both the villa and the new suites feature locally-woven textiles, and custom hardwood furniture hand-crafted on site by our craftsmen, including signature carvings and elegant Colonial fourposter king beds. The enormous en-suite bath areas are equipped with water-efficient Kohler fixtures. This aerie is designed as the ultimate romantic hideaway.
A peaceful retreat
The Spa at Ladera is the perfect place to rejuvenate. It provides you with an array of relaxing wellness treatments in an intimate setting. Change your habits with the special treatments inspired by Saint Lucia’s volcanic history and the lush rainforest that surrounds this peaceful retreat.
You may enjoy treatments in the Spa or in the comfort and privacy of your suite or villa. Ladera opened hot tubs adjacent to The Spa, located in the serenity of the surrounding tropical gardens. Drawn directly from the source at the Diamond Mineral Baths near Soufrière, Ladera guests are able to soak up the restorative waters just steps from their room. You may include a mineral hot tub soak as part of your pre- or post-massage routine, or simply use it to relax after a day hiking or spent at the beach. In short, Ladera is the perfect retreat to chill out !
The ultimate romantic escape
If you are planning marriage proposal or if you are looking for the perfect place for a honeymoon, Ladera is the ultimate romantic tropical escape. Thanks to their signature open-air suites that intentionally have no connect to the real world, the only thing to focus on is each other. Maybe that’s why the Saint Lucian Oriole mates for life.
Ladera’s Romance Package is a popular choice for newlyweds and includes a bottle of champagne, couples massage, trip for two to the Mineral baths, and dinner at Dasheene. Ladera is also a favorite destination for newlyweds-to-be who want to tie the knot in the shadow of the world famous Pitons. The Dream Wedding Package includes all legal requirements and transportation, fresh flowers for the bride and groom, champagne and canapés for four, a twotiered wedding cake, floral wedding arch, and two plush Ladera bathrobes for pre and post ceremony relaxation.
In short, Ladera is the perfect place to begin your new life together ! If you are looking for outstanding destinations, discover our hotspot category.