Recently named among *Condé Nast Traveler’s16 Most Romantic Places to Stay in the World,” Ladera Resort is quite simply one of the most extraordinary hideaways in the Caribbean. Located on the southern end of Saint Lucia, approximately 40 minutes from Hewanorra International Airport, this ground-breaking luxury resort is a haven for celebrities, honeymooners and trendsetters alike.

Perched high on a cliff above the Caribbean Sea, Ladera is an exclusive adults-only getaway, featuring 36 romantic suites and villas. Known for its distinctive eco-lodge architecture and modeled on luxury tree-house living, Ladera is unlike anywhere else in the Caribbean. In harmony with its scenic surroundings, the resort is made up of natural stone work, hard wood and tile and features a unique open-air three-walled concept in each suite. This extraordinary design allows you to truly embrace the panoramic views and island ambiance, while cleverly remaining sheltered, safe, and completely private. For the most discerning traveler, Paradise Ridge is a private and secluded luxury enclave within Ladera featuring the most lavish and spacious accommodations — the perfect choice for top tier guests.

Wherever you stay, you can expect unparalleled service and authentic St. Lucian spirit. Ladera is a full-service concierge resort, where all guests are treated as VIPs. The resort employs 140 diligent staff to cater to a maximum of 70 guests, ensuring the highest level of personalized service throughout the resort.  At the Spa, or in the privacy of your suite or villa, you can unwind with an array of relaxing wellness treatments inspired by Saint Lucia’s volcanic history and the lush rainforest that surrounds this peaceful retreat.

At the award-winning onsite restaurant, Dasheene, you will also be pampered.  Offering some of the best dining in the Caribbean, Dasheene will seduce you with mouth-watering flavors and spectacular sunsets from its open-air dining room. Sit back and savor innovative interpretations of Saint Lucian and Caribbean specialties, based on local produce, fresh fish and creative presentations.

For those looking to take advantage of everything the island has to offer, the concierge is pleased to arrange a variety of activities for you, including: Island tours; hiking/rainforest walks with local guides; bird watching; day trips to the city of Castries Scuba diving, snorkel trips, sailboats and fishing charters and much more. Or simply, stay onsite and relax in one of the many pools that are heated day and night to ensure your maximum comfort.

Whether you are booking a honeymoon, a wedding, or an unforgettable getaway with the one you love, Ladera is the ultimate romantic tropical escape. Add Ladera to your bucket list and discover a whole new level of luxury, ladera.com.

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Since opening in 1992, Ladera Resort has received accolades from a wide range of international publications, including Luxury Travel Guide, Forbes Travel Guide, Travel + Leisure and Caribbean Travel and Life. Among the many, it is the only resort in the Caribbean ever rated “Best Hotel in the World” by Condé Nast Traveler.