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Anse Chastanet

Soufriere, St Lucia

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Anse Chastanet has an enviable location on St Lucia's south west coast within sight of those two Caribbean landmarks, the Grand and Petit Pitons. The Pitons are two conical mountain peaks which rise majestically from the island and can be seen for miles around.

Please note: Anse Chastanet only accepts children aged 10 years or above throughout the year except from 1st July to 30th September inclusive, when the minimum child age is reduced to 6 years.

Architect owner Nick Troubetzkoy believes passionately in nature. So he created a hotel that makes the foliage and the flowers, the perfumes and the peaks, the sea and the bird song an integral part of your vacation experience. The estate encompasses 600 lush tropical acres bordering two soft sand beaches. Not only do you get a World Heritage Site anchored by the twin peaks on land, the resort’s two crystal-clear bays are part of a designated marine reserve protecting miles of colorful coral reefs teeming with tropical fish.

With such a unique setting as his canvas, Nick Troubetzkoy was inspired to design a one-of-a-kind resort. He was committed to an environmentally conscious development before “green” became fashionable.

A dozen rooms are tucked in behind the coconut palms that line the beach and the remainder tiptoe up a flower decked hillside. To make the most of the panoramic views and the refreshing tradewinds octagonal whitewashed cottages come with wraparound flower draped balconies and louvered windows.

Extra-large deluxe and premium suites underscore the visionary, innovative, sometimes whimsical side of Nick Troubetzkoy: in one suite, the balcony is built around a full-grown red gommier tree; in another a flamboyant tree drapes its red blossoms around the balcony. Some have their 4th wall open entirely to the vistas, yet are completely private.

Anse Chastanet’s ever growing art collection provides a visual feast of its own. There are impressive wooden sculptures and plaques, earthy burlap compositions, painted “sky ceilings” and vibrant acrylic paintings invoking memories of Matisse and Picasso.

And while the sensuous seclusion of the rooms provides some guests with the perfect excuse for lolling away the day on the balcony, others head out to partake in the many activities on offer; yoga, snorkeling, scuba diving, tennis, sunset sailing, sea kayaking or jungle biking, hiking and bird-watching among the ruins of an 18th century colonial plantation.

The less actively inclined simply do nothing, lie on the beach or get pampered in the resort’s spa, Kai Belté. There is a casual beachside bar and restaurant; on the hillside, a panoramic hillside lounge and two treehouses provide the romantic setting for candlelit dinners, with musical backdrops by local entertainers. Tranquility, Romance and Adventure at Anse Chastanet.

Anse Chastanet is St. Lucia's only resort property with the iconic view of both the Piti and Gros Piton mountains floating upon the Caribbean Sea. The location of the property is unsurpassed, a private estate of 600 lush tropical acres bordering two soft-sand Caribbean beaches with pristine coral reefs just offshore. The resort property includes the historical plantation of Anse Mamin and Emerald Estate where the resort grows its own organic produce.


Some of the best dining in Soufriere and St. Lucia can be found at Anse Chastanet. An enticing selection of menus is available in a number of intimate hillside and beachside locations and also, you can pre-book private dining arrangements at the water's edge on Anse Chastanet beach or in our spa cottage Kai Mer overlooking the Caribbean.

Treehouse Restaurant
Dine in the two open air treehouses overlooking lush tropical foliage and the Caribbean Sea. Celebrating award-winning Tropical World Cuisine, a blend of Caribbean with other tropical world cuisine experiences. The dinner menu changes daily and is served in a romantic candlelit ambiance, surrounded by beautiful original artwork. Breakfast is served here daily and dinner is served daily with the exception of Tuesdays.

Emeralds Restaurant
Anse Chastanet menus always include vegetarian options and the culinary team is also happy to meet any other dietary requirements. In addition, Emerald's dinner menu is entirely vegetarian, showcasing the organic produce grown on the resort farm Emerald Estate in the Soufriere hill which only uses certified organic seeds. Menu selections offer new tastes and combinations: Appetisers such as Goat's Cheese Fondant, Balsamic Caramel, Apple Curry and Crispy Rain Forest Calabza Gnocchi; Entrees such as Tofu, Smoked Paprika, Sour Cream, Cilantro, Cumin and Sweet Potato and Plantain Satay. Dinner is served daily with the exception of Tuesdays.

Trou au Diable Beach Restaurant
The Trou au Diable Restaurant is located right on the Anse Chastanet beach where lunch is served daily. The lunch menu offers a wide and varied choice of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers and Caribbean and Creole specialities. On Tuesday evenings, all guests enjoy a special Caribbean culinary evening in the Trou au Diable Restaurant, which commences with a cocktail reception at 6:30 pm. The atmosphere is festive with the entire stretch of beach in front of the restaurant lit up by flambeau candles.

The Trou au Diable restaurant offers a special Indian theme menu titled APSARA on all evenings except Tuesday. APSARA is an innovative fusion of modern East Indian and Caribbean cooking, a celebration of St. Lucia historical and cultural ties with East India.

Trou au Diable Beach Grill
On all evenings except Tuesdays, a beach grill menu is served in the beach bar giving guests the option to enjoy light grilled fare near the water's edge and in a casual setting.

Jungle Beach Bar & Grill
The Jungle Beach Bar & Grill, located on the resort's second beach, Anse Mamin, is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm except Saturday with lunch served from noon to 3:00 pm. The relaxed and laid back atmosphere on this exotic soft sand beach makes the Jungle Grill a favourite with many of the resort's guests

Activities at Anse Chastanet

Anse Chastanet is the only St. Lucia resort which encompasses more than 600 tropical acres and borders not only one but two soft sand beaches. There are so many activities on offer right on site than many guests feel that a return visit is needed to get to see the rest of the island!

Walking, hiking, birdwatching - all of these activities can be enjoyed on the resort property itself in addition to which there are daily scheduled excursions off property and all over the island.

Being located on the Caribbean coastline, the Anse Chastanet and Anse Mamin beaches and bay are perfect for sun bathing and swimming in calm crystal clear waters.

Anse Chastanet is in the heart of St. Lucia's marine reserves and therefore offers excellent snorkelling and scuba diving right off shore. Non- motorised watersports are available from the resort watersports centre.

The old French Colonial plantation of Anse Mamin is located directly behind Anse Mamin beach and is a tropical Garden of Eden with historical ruins dating back to the 18th century. The Anse Mamin plantation can be visited with one of the estate guides for a guided tour or guests can visit the plantation early morning or late afternoon for jogging on the estate trails. The resort mountain biking centre - Bike St. Lucia - also operates from the plantation and the active minded can enjoy a jungle biking adventure on one of the resort's Cannondale mountain bikes.

Sailing on the resort's 42 ft gulfstar sailing yacht, Searenity. Let the crew take you out on a full day, half day or sunset sailing trip. The Searenity can also be chartered for private sailing.

Meno Boat excursions on the resort 60 foot double decker catamaran, the Lucky T on Thursdays, sign up for the Jazzy Champagne Sunset Cruise. Sail into the sunset with live jazz music aboard and sip champagne at sunset. The Lucky T also offers grand coastal and duty free shopping excursions on selected days during the week.

Walks on the Wild Side - At Anse Chastanet, estate guides will offer complimentary guided hikes and walks on the 600-acre estate. Their knowledge of history and local herbs & plants and their beneficial uses has been passed on from generation to generation.

Your stay at Anse Chastanet will not be complete without having enjoyed a spa experience at Kai Belté (Patois/Creole: house of beauty). Kai Belté spa is located at beach level between the beach restaurant and the scuba centre. There are 5 air-conditioned treatment rooms, an open air hair and nail salon as well as an open-air cabana Kai Mer overlooking the Anse Chastanet reef.

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* Prices shown are per person and based on flight + hotel with 2 adults sharing