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St. Lucia

Romance is always in the air in Saint Lucia
New airline service connects Newark with Saint Lucia
ENJOY AN ACTIVE WINTER HOLIDAY AT STONEFIELD ESTATE RESORT
Stonefield Estate Resort Announces Its Newest Package
Worry-Free Escape to Calabash Cove Resort
Embrace Summer with a Romantic Getaway to Calabash Cove Resort & Spa
Jade Mountain recognized for Best View from a hotel
BAY GARDENS HOTEL ENCOURAGES TRAVELERS TO ENJOY CHRISTMAS IN SAINT LUCIA
St. Lucia Vacation Packages
St. Lucia Sale
$100 Spa credit at Almond Resorts with JetBlue Getaways
Spring Into Romance at Sandals
St. Lucia Webcams
Barbados and St Lucia All-Inclusives $100 resort credit
St Lucia tourism capitalizing on competitors problems
JetBlue takes flight in St Lucia
Sandals Fall Sale
New ferry service for Eastern Caribbean Islands
New Caribbean Air Routes
JetBlue announce new St. Lucia flights
Anse Chastenet and Jade Mountain - St Lucia Spring Specials
Elite Island Resorts announces a big Caribbean sale
Jalousie St. Lucia to be rebranded

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Caribbean-On-Line » Caribbean Travel News » St. Lucia

Romance is always in the air in Saint Lucia

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Saint Lucia's stunning scenic beauty is a magical and intoxicating experience for even the least sentimental traveler.

Total Summer Romance promotions at Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet.
These two sister resorts who share a 600 acre lush tropical beachfront estate on Saint Lucia's most scenic and possibly most romantic South Western corner can be enjoyed individually or in combination.

Guests can enjoy up to two nights free this summer for travel July 13- Oct 15 on basis of the resorts' all -inclusive Total Romance package.

At Anse Chastanet, one week of Total Romance starts at US $5,185 in superior accommodation and at Jade Mountain, the week starts at US $8,610 in a sky jacuzzi sanctuary.

Alternatively, guests may also enjoy the Total Romance package in a split stay between the two resort properties, titled Yin and Yang : Start your stay beachside in one of Anse Chastanet's spacious beachside deluxe rooms then move into one of the fabled star infinity pool sanctuaries at Jade Mountain. The all-inclusive Yin and Yang Total Romance Package starts at US $7,979 per couple per week with 4 nights in Anse Chastanet's Beachside Deluxe category and 3 nights in a JADE MOUNTAIN Star sanctuary:

The all - inclusive Total Romance Package includes: Accommodation for number of nights in category chosen, all tax and service, airport transfers both ways, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, all drinks including wines offered by the glass (but not champagne), welcome cocktail, tour of Volcano, Sulphur Springs and Diamond Mineral Baths, guided tour of old French Colonial Plantation of Anse Mamin, drinks package in room fridge, basket of local fruit, use of tennis court and equipment, snorkeling, kayaking, mini-sailing, windsurfing, use of beach chairs and beach towels, a guided boat snorkel trip, a resort scuba diving course for beginners or 2 dives for certified divers, bottle of French champagne, one hour Swedish Massage, 1/2 day Jungle Biking in Anse Mamin Valley, 2 resort t-shirts, half day sailing on skippered resort yacht Serenity, an anniversary certificate of US $500 to be used on a return visit. (Unused features are not refundable).

For more information, visit the promotions page of the resort websites www.ansechastanet.com and www.jademountain.com or contact Tel 1-800-223-1108 or email Jade Mountain at jademountain@ansechastanet.com



New airline service connects Newark with Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia resorts were happy to learn that United Airlines will launch a weekly, non-stop service from Newark/New York to Saint Lucia on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft fron July 13. Flights will depart Newark Liberty International Airport on Saturdays at 8:55am, arriving at Hewanorra at 1:48pm; return flights on Saturdays will depart Saint Lucia at 2:38pm and are scheduled to arrive in Newark at 7:33pm. The new service provides convenient connections at Newark Liberty to 22 key US cities including, Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C., as well to the major Canadian gateways of Ottawa and Quebec. In celebration of the new non-stop United Airlines flight Newark -St.Lucia commencing July 13, Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain offer a time limited airline credit of US 250 per person for travel July 13- Sept 14, bookable prior to May 31, 2013. The airline credit is available only in conjunction with the new United Airlines service with a minimum 7 nights stay at the two properties. The airline credit is available in combination with most resort promotions. Restrictions may apply.

Other airline carriers servicing Saint Lucia are American Airlines from Miami, Delta from Atlanta, Jet Blue from JFK and US Airways from Charlotte.



ENJOY AN ACTIVE WINTER HOLIDAY AT STONEFIELD ESTATE RESORT

Get a 7th Night Free at this Luxury Caribbean Hideaway During the Winter Holidays St. Lucia, Caribbean

Looking to burn off the extra calories from scrumptious holiday meals? Consider St. Lucia's Stonefield Estate Resort the perfect Caribbean location to revitalize your exercise routines going into the New Year - and a special holiday offer makes it even more tantalizing to schedule a healthy vacation now.

From December 21, 2012 - January 4, 2013, when you stay seven nights you only pay for six nights. Rates start at $402.

stonefield-estate-logo.jpgNestled at the base of the awe-inspiring Pitons in St. Lucia, Stonefield's lush tropical location creates the perfect backdrop for active travelers seeking a relaxing - yet healthy and invigorating - getaway during the winter holidays. Fitness amenities include:

  • A state-of-the-art, air-conditioned gym equipped with Cybex cardio equipment, free weights and multi gym machines.
  • A new 860-square-foot yoga studio equipped with tatami mats for martial arts and yoga.
  • Scenic Caribbean trails that are perfect for vigorous hiking.
  • Bamboo Door Spa offering massages and more to ease muscle aches.
  • Mango Tree Restaurant, which includes an al fresco dining pavilion that looks out onto the ocean and the Pitons.

Venture off-site and choose from myriad energetic excursions - from scuba diving in the Caribbean Sea to horseback riding through a local cocoa plantation. Or, simply walk around the picturesque colonial town of Soufriere or take a tour of the world-renowned sulphur springs and baths.

The resort's villas include wide open verandas; attractive jalousie shutters; antique four posters beds; fully equipped kitchens; private plunge pools; outdoor showers; locking safes; ironing boards and irons; telephones; iPod docks; and hammocks.



Stonefield Estate Resort Announces Its Newest Package

This Caribbean hideaway is offering guests the chance to stay in two luxury villas on different parts of the island where they can experience fabulous boat tours, culture, dining and more

stonefield-estate-logo.jpgSt. Lucia, Caribbean - Stonefield Estate Resort's newest package offers guests the best of all worlds where they can visit different areas of St. Lucia while being pampered with luxury accommodations and dining, as well as exciting activities and more.

With this new package guests begin their trip staying up north where the nightlife is enriching and where they can enjoy duty free shopping and some of St. Lucia's finest gastronomy. Guests overnight in Stonefield's new Villa Cybelle for three evenings, which includes lovely views of the town of Castries and a beautiful ocean view.

Head south, and enjoy four nights in one of Stonefield's one-bedroom luxury ocean view villas where guests are pampered with daily breakfasts, a couple's massage and a snorkeling excursion to the coral gardens. Guests can also take advantage of some of the amazing activities offered in and around nearby Soufriere, including climbing the Pitons, visiting the Diamond Botanical Gardens and spending a day at the sulphur springs and mineral and mud baths.

Rates for the Duo Package start at $2,995.36 through December 20, 2012 and then increase to $4,275.09 January 5, 2013 through April 15, 2013.

Nestled at the base of the awe-inspiring Pitons in St. Lucia, Stonefield's lush tropical location gives guests plenty of privacy and tranquility to relax and unwind. The resort's elegantly rustic villas include wide open verandas; attractive jalousie shutters; antique four posters beds; fully equipped kitchens; private pools; private tropical, outdoor showers; locking safes; ironing boards and irons; telephones; iPod docks; and hammocks. While there are no televisions in any of the guestrooms, guests can unwind in their villa's hammock or sit outside under the stars. Onsite amenities include:


  • A new 860-square-foot yoga studio equipped with tatami mats for martial arts and yoga.
  • Bamboo Door Spa offering couples massages and more.
  • Lush tropical gardens.
  • State-of-the-art, air-conditioned gym equipped with Cybex cardio equipment, free weights and multi gym machines.
  • Mango Tree Restaurant, which includes an al fresco-dining pavilion that looks out onto the ocean and the Pitons.
  • Access to scenic hiking - the resort is nestled at the base of the Pitons.

Continue reading "Stonefield Estate Resort Announces Its Newest Package" »



Worry-Free Escape to Calabash Cove Resort

Plan a Worry-Free Escape to Calabash Cove Resort & Spa Idyllic Saint Lucia Beachfront Boutique Resort Guarantees

You Won't Miss a Single Day in Paradise in the Unlikely Event a Hurricane Interrupts or Prevents Your Stay

St. Lucia, West Indies --- "No wind, no rain ... can stop me, babe, if you're my goal," sang legendary crooner Diana Ross during her unforgettable rendition of "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" at this year's Saint Lucia Jazz fest.

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Well, if a getaway to the island's romantic Calabash Cove Resort & Spa is your goal but you're concerned about the slight chance a hurricane could cut short or prevent your stay, rest assured: Should your vacation be interrupted by a hurricane declared by Saint Lucia's Meteorological Services Office, Calabash Cove will provide you with a free replacement vacation of the affected portion of your visit plus 1 night within a year. Equally, should your travel plans be disrupted by a hurricane, you can reschedule without penalty within a year.

"We're pretty far south here on Saint Lucia -- outside of the normal path of hurricanes that tend to form over open waters on their way up to the more northern Caribbean islands, the Southeastern United States and Eastern Mexico," said Calabash Cove managing director Konrad Wagner. "But we want our guests to know that a hurricane would not cause them to miss out on a single day in our island paradise."

This summer and fall is a great time to visit Calabash Cove, which is offering the lowest rates of the year on its luxurious, boutique accommodations through December 22, 2012. In addition, JetBlue Airways offers increased, daily non-stop flights between New York's JFK International Airport (JFK) and St. Lucia's Hewanorra Airport (UVF) through September 4. The JetBlue flight departs New York at 8:29 a.m. each day and arrives in St. Lucia at 1:07 p.m, while return flights depart St. Lucia at 2:10 p.m. to arrive back in New York at 7:12 p.m. Plus, for new bookings in a Sunset Oceanview Jr. Suite of 5 nights or longer made by August 1, 2012, enjoy a US$200.00 room credit (mention code SUMMER SUNSET).

Continue reading "Worry-Free Escape to Calabash Cove Resort" »



Embrace Summer with a Romantic Getaway to Calabash Cove Resort & Spa

Luxurious beachfront boutique resort designed to capture St. Lucia's lush natural beauty, abundant ocean vistas, gentle trade winds, and your heart

St. Lucia, West Indies --- Embrace summer with a getaway to Calabash Cove Resort & Spa, a beguiling beachfront boutique resort located on the Caribbean's most romantic island. Escaping to this idyllic island paradise, named the number one honeymoon and romance destination, is a breeze this summer with new non-stop daily service on Jet Blue from the northeastern United States.

Beginning June 28 through September 4, 2012, JetBlue Airways will offer daily non-stop flights between New York's JFK International Airport (JFK) and St. Lucia's Hewanorra Airport (UVF). The JetBlue flight departs New York at 8:29 a.m. each day and arrives in St. Lucia at 1:07 p.m, while return flights depart St. Lucia at 2:10 p.m. to arrive back in New York at 7:12 p.m. Plus, when you book through Calabash directly and stay for 7 nights or longer, you'll receive a complimentary luxury private car transfer and island refreshments to enjoy on your way to the spectacular, seaside retreat.

Continue reading "Embrace Summer with a Romantic Getaway to Calabash Cove Resort & Spa" »



Jade Mountain recognized for Best View from a hotel

This is good news for our friends at Jade Mountain, Forbe's Magazines has them at #1 in the feature Hotels With The Most Beautiful Views

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BAY GARDENS HOTEL ENCOURAGES TRAVELERS TO ENJOY CHRISTMAS IN SAINT LUCIA

Christmas Night is Free as Part of 'Our Gift To You' Holiday Promotion

CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA - November 29, 2010 - Christmas is the most wonderful time of year, and it's also one of the coldest times in the United States. Bay Gardens Hotel in Saint Lucia's Rodney Bay Village encourages travelers to celebrate Christmas with loved ones in paradise and is offering the Our Gift To You holiday promotion. Direct online bookings made on www.BayGardensHotel.com, will receive a free night's stay on Christmas Day, and also receive a complimentary Christmas dinner for a family of four when a minimum of five nights or more are booked.*

Continue reading "BAY GARDENS HOTEL ENCOURAGES TRAVELERS TO ENJOY CHRISTMAS IN SAINT LUCIA" »



St. Lucia Vacation Packages

St. Lucia vacation packages with free nights, reduced rates and more from JetBlue Getways. Book by 7/30



St. Lucia Sale

St. Lucia Sale - exclusive air & packages from JetBlue Getaways. Book by 5/31



$100 Spa credit at Almond Resorts with JetBlue Getaways

Barbados and St Lucia All-Inclusives - $100 Spa credit at Almond Resorts with JetBlue Getaways now thru 5/15/2010



Spring Into Romance at Sandals

Sandals is offering special spring savings at all of their properties in Jamaica, St. Lucia, The Bahamas and Antigua:


Spring Sale at Sandals Resorts



St. Lucia Webcams

February 26, 2009 - Caribbean-On-Line today added two new St. Lucia Webcams to their website. The two views are of Rodney Bay, and Pigeon Island. Visit the Caribbean-On-Line Webcam page to check out these views and dozens of others from the web's most up to date Caribbean webcam index.



Barbados and St Lucia All-Inclusives $100 resort credit

Barbados and St Lucia All-Inclusives - $100 resort credit at Almond Resorts with JetBlue Getaways now thru 2/28/2010



St Lucia tourism capitalizing on competitors problems

From Caribbean360:

CASTRIES, St Lucia, December 17, 2009 - St Lucia's tourism industry is taking steps to take advantage of the losses recorded by neighbouring Central American countries due to the H1N1 epidemic and social unrest.



JetBlue takes flight in St Lucia

JetBlue started their new St Lucia flights last week:

CASTRIES, St Lucia, October 29, 2009 - American budget carrier, JetBlue Airways, has expanded its Caribbean presence with a new service to St Lucia.

Nonstop service to St Lucia's Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) from the JetBlue's home at New York's John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) began this week. The airline will serve the island with nonstop flights every Monday, Thursday and Sunday, operated by its 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft.



Sandals Fall Sale
Fall Sale at Sandals Resorts!

Guests who book a minimum 3-night stay by October 1st, 2009 will receive up to 65% off! This offer is available at select locations in Jamaica and St. Lucia only.

Additionally, guests staying for seven nights or longer can get up to 3 nights free plus a $250 Red Lane Spa Credit at select locations! Please see details of this amazing offer below.



New ferry service for Eastern Caribbean Islands

Interesting story out from the AP:

ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA -- Those seeking a new way to explore the eastern Caribbean islands might soon have another option.

A ferry slated to serve Barbados, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Grenada and St. Vincent is expected to start operating daily by late October, according to Grenada-based BEDY Ocean Line.

Prices will range from $120 to $140, and some trips will last up to nearly four hours, CEO Benjamin Ross said Tuesday.

The announcement comes as travellers face pricier airline tickets, increased baggage restrictions and canceled flights by regional carrier LIAT due to wage disputes.

One ferry will be based in St. Vincent and serve Barbados and St. Lucia, while another will operate out of Grenada and serve Trinidad and Barbados, Ross said. Between 260 to 300 seats will be available per ferry.

Passengers will be allowed to carry two 60-pound (27-kilogram) suitcases without charge, and alcohol is prohibited on board.

In 2005, Barbadian company Remac Tours announced it would offer ferry service between Barbados and Guadeloupe, with stops in St. Lucia, Dominica and Martinique. But the service was never begun for internal reasons not related to costs or demand, CEO Reynold McClean said.

Currently, only a couple of ferries operate between Florida and the Bahamas and among Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.




New Caribbean Air Routes

An article in USAToday points out several new routes to the Caribbean, including the DR, St. Lucia, and Barbados:

Cheap flights to the Dominican Republic won't be hard to find this summer thanks to ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit. The airline has recently resumed its service between its Ft. Lauderdale hub and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, available through September 8. Meanwhile, Spirit's new service to Santiago from Ft. Lauderdale begins June 20.



JetBlue announce new St. Lucia flights

NEW YORK, April 29 -- JetBlue Airways plans to further develop its growing international route network this fall with new service to the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, subject to receipt of government operating authority. Award-winning JetBlue intends to serve Saint Lucia's Hewanorra International Airport with flights to/from its home at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. From JFK, JetBlue plans to offer onward connections to/from other U.S. cities. Flights are expected to go on sale in June.



Anse Chastenet and Jade Mountain - St Lucia Spring Specials

One of our long-time advertisers ANSE CHASTANET, along with their exclusive new property JADE MOUNTAIN, is offering a free night promotion for travel this Spring & Summer. Click on the banner below for specifics about dates and prices, or visit their websites to become more familiar with the properties - www.ansechastanet.com and www.jademountain.com.


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Elite Island Resorts announces a big Caribbean sale

Wow:

CARIBBEAN GOES ON SALE THROUGH DECEMBER 2008 SAVE UP TO 40 PERCENT WITH ELITE ISLAND RESORTS' $299 Blow Out SALE

The all-inclusive nightly rate is valid for two adults per room and $60 per child per day. The Caribbean sale is valid for travel now through December 20, 2008 and requires a three night minimum stay., double occupancy.

"Now there are no excuses not to enjoy a real Caribbean vacation versus a 'staycation' this fall and winter. With Elite Island Resorts' $299 Blow Out Sale, the Caribbean is extremely affordable for both romantic and family vacations. And, for those wishing to upgrade, they can do so for the extremely reasonable price of $40 a night; now it might be less expensive to travel then it is to stay home!"

Award-winning Elite Island Resorts' $299 Blow Out Sale is available for the following six Caribbean resorts:

The iconic Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort*, which just debuted 12 new luxury Hibiscus Suites

The intimate Village Inn & Spa on scenic St. Lucia

The Verandah Resort & Spa - Antigua's new eco-friendly resort, St. James's Club & Villas, with its club like atmosphere and new scuba center on Antigua

Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas*, Tortola, popular with those who love to sail and dive

On Palm Island, a secluded private-island hideaway in The Grenadines (Note Rate is $399)



Jalousie St. Lucia to be rebranded

Gay Nagle Myers is reporting on Travel Weekly that the Jalousie resort on St. Lucia will be undergoing a makeover:

The Jalousie Plantation on St. Lucia, a UNESCO World Heritage site, will be rebranded, repositioned and reopened in 2010 as the Tides Sugar Beach, the Kor Hotel Group's first Caribbean offering under the Tides brand.

The resort, which is set on 325 acres between the towering Pitons on St. Lucia's southwestern coast, will close early next summer for a $100 million upgrade and renovation, according to Roger Myers, the property's owner.

When the Jalousie reopens as the all-inclusive Tides Sugar Beach, it will include 150 villas and guestrooms with private pools; water and land activities; a beach lounge; a fitness center; four restaurants; and a number of personal assistants, much like the private butlers found at several Caribbean resorts.





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