Name: Capella Marigot Bay Resort
Location: Saint Lucia
For an indulgent Caribbean escape, look no further than Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina in St. Lucia. Billed as a blend of tranquillity and adventure, it’s the perfect base from which to explore this stunning island of natural springs, tropical rainforests and magnificent waterfalls, with the option to take to the seas by boat from Capella Marina – Saint Lucia’s premier berthing destination. Flights to St Lucia take less than 9 hours from London so you can be enjoying this dream location in less than a day.
Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina is one of the newest luxury resorts in the Caribbean with a recent multi-million dollar renovation crystallising it as the place to be seen. The resort is simply beautiful both inside and out; surrounded by luscious green rainforest hills with stunning gardens and sophisticated, luxurious, calming décor throughout, all topped by the gorgeous, expansive views of the Marigot Bay. The resort includes a spa, restaurants and fitness centre – but more on these later. It also includes its very own Marina Village; with boutiques, a gourmet grocery store and it plays host to events such as farmers markets and live concerts – it really does mean there’s simply no reason to leave!
All of the 57 suites and 67 guest rooms include large balconies with breath-taking views of either the Marigot Bay or the resort itself. The room design is modern with West Indian influences and elegant to the last. The rooms feature king-size or twin beds, flat screen TV & DVD players, Espresso machines and tea making facilities, air-conditioning and plantation styled ceiling fans and complimentary wired or wireless Internet access. Your in-room refreshment centre is restocked daily with complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Many of the rooms include hot tubs with living areas and fully equipped kitchens. The Penthouse Suites are situated at the very top of the resort and offer amazing views, four-poster beds and beautiful beam ceilings, they really are the pinnacle of both luxury and privacy.
Restaurants & Bars
There are a range of dining options: the signature restaurant The Grill at 14⁰61⁰ with its stunning views of the bay; the exclusive Rum Cave offering a distillery-inspired ambience; the Bayside Café which really is situated just as the name suggests and so offers a perfect view of the latest yacht to dock in the Marina; and finally the swim-up Brut Bar and Pool Bar. The delectable dishes served at each location all focus on quality, locally sourced ingredients cooked with a strong local influence with a nod to the cuisines of both Europe and America. Private dining options are also available, either on your own balcony or even in the intimate treehouse setting – the perfect romantic treat. An all-inclusive option is also available to guests.
Pool & Activities
There are two freshwater infinity pools, each set on a different level. Cleverly, one is targeted more at families, while the other maintains an exclusively adult clientele – ensuring peace and tranquillity are maintained. Private pool servers are on hand to meet your every need; be it a refreshment or simply seeking a sunnier spot.
Spa and Fitness
To ensure your relaxation is at its maximum, the Auriga Spa treatments are a must. The spa offers a unique wellness philosophy based on the phases of the moon and is set in a beautiful location, featuring a steam inhalation room, Jacuzzi, and sauna cabana, plus guests can also enjoy treatments without even leaving the poolside. The resort also has a salon offering a range of beauty and hair treatments and a Fitness Centre which includes personal training and yoga classes.
The personal touch really is everything and a dedicated Capella Personal Assistant is provided to ensure your requirements are met, from airport logistics, arranging excursions, water sports to breakfast on your balcony. The perfect activity for families is becoming a certified Capella Rainforest Ranger; climbing through the natural surroundings and discovering the island’s native wildlife. And if you wish to visit the beach, the resort provides a free ferry ride to the palm lined LaBas beach just 2 minutes away.
So, if you’ve been aching to explore the mountainous Pitons of St. Lucia or you’re simply looking for a special luxury island escape that offers fantastic food, unique activities and stunning services, Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina is the luxury Caribbean destination.
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