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East Winds

St Lucia

Secluded East Winds is a traditional Caribbean resort, which provides an all inclusive experience for those who value understated elegance and simple relaxation on the stunning island of St Lucia.

At a Glance

  • In the north of St Lucia, peaceful location amongst pretty gardens attracting a very English crowd

  • Fully inclusive property with very few restrictions

  • Flat layout and spacious rooms, ideal for those with walking difficulties

  • The cuisine is of the highest standard using the best fresh ingredients

  • Infinity pool with swim up bar - the perfect place to sit and sip cocktails

  • Waters Edge Cottage with plunge pool, Jacuzzi and outdoor rain shower

Couples, Beach, Diving, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Walking through the gardens of East Winds is an educational experience, with an abundance of fascinating flora and fauna to discover. Look out for the elusive mangrove cuckoos

Anna Bleasdale

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There is a great swim-up bar, as the resort is all inclusive you can help yourself to drinks!

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All of the activities such as yoga, Pilates and watersports are included, so no excuse not to get off your sun lounger!

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Try out the fitness trail – a great jogging track around the hotel gardens

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You can snorkel straight off the beach, there are two reefs, once on each side, with plenty to see

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Each bedroom features a guide to the beautiful botanic gardens in which the hotel is set

Katie May

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Take a stroll with the head gardener and be introduced to the local flora and fauna

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East Winds will arrange a private dining experience for guests celebrating birthdays or anniversaries in a private gazebo on the beach at no additional charge

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Enjoy an outdoor spa treatment in the open air spa pavilion

Alice Moseley

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Enjoy lunch in one of the Palm Beach Gazebos on the beach, a good spot in the shade with views out to sea

Alice Moseley

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Read a book or enjoy a game of scrabble in the shades of the Ocean View Lounge, set amongst the ocean view rooms where you can also help yourself to tea and coffee

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Description

A true Caribbean resort, nestled among 12 acres of lush tropical gardens, East Winds is on a stretch of beach in one of the most sheltered bays in St Lucia.

The hotel consists of 30 rooms and one “mini-suite” located in quaint, well-appointed, single-storey cottages. All rooms are elegantly furnished and feature Rivolta Carmignani linen with either king-sized or twin beds.

East Winds offers a wide range of facilities including an open-air restaurant serving authentic Caribbean cuisine, a small boutique and a free-form swimming pool with its own swim-up bar which you can help yourself to! Evening entertainment includes live piano music, soft jazz and traditional St Lucian melodies.

The resort features an Activities Pavilion offering board games, table tennis, fitness equipment, a pool table and yoga classes. East Winds has an open-air spa pavilion with two rooms offering a selection of treatments. There are also a wide range of complimentary water sports on offer and off-site activities at an additional cost include tennis, spa treatments, scuba diving, boat trips, fishing and island tours.

St. Lucia is renowned as one of the most beautiful of the Caribbean Islands. It offers a wide contrast of landscapes, ranging from one of the few remaining tropical rainforests of the region to the beautiful white and volcanic sand beaches. This is all dominated by the stunning view of the towering Pitons, the two lava cones which stand guard to St. Lucia's "walk-in" volcano, the Soufrière.

Accommodation

East Winds features 10 Superior Cottages, 16 Deluxe Cottages, 3 Ocean Front Rooms and 1 Ocean Front Suite. Each of the rooms has its own private terrace or patio and is set amongst the lush tropical gardens. All rooms feature a private bathroom with shower (no rooms have baths), in-room safe, multi-speed ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge.

Superior Cottage

Located near the hotel's main facilities, these majestic rooms are set in individual, hexagonal-shaped, rondavel style huts. They have a king-size bed (twin beds available upon request), a walk-in shower and adjoining walk-in wardrobe/service area with a small bar-sink unit in addition to a private semicircular shaded patio.

Deluxe Cottage

Located in the heart of the tropical garden, these spacious rooms are found in more recently built bungalows. They feature a luxurious king-size bed (twin beds available on request), an expansive bathroom with "His & Hers" basins and a wide semi-open-air shower and small lobby with a wardrobe and dressing table. The wide covered terraces through which the rooms are accessed feature an open-air bar, sink and fridge unit.

Ocean Front Room

Located at the front of the property closer to the beach, these rooms offer a breathtaking sea view from their traditional balconies. Although smaller in size than the other units, they feature the additional benefit of an open lounge in which you can relax and meet fellow guests.

Ocean Front Suite

This unique suite features a large private sun-deck with breathtaking sea view and extra outdoor shower, a small separate sitting room and its own cloakroom. 

Childcare

Children over the age of 3 years are welcomed during the Easter, Christmas and New Year vacations, and during June, July and August. For the remainder of the year, East Winds is an adult only hotel.

Activities kids will love on the island include the pirate hideaway of Marigot Bay, the drive-in volcano near Soufrière, the Maria Islands Nature Reserve to spot lizards and other wildlife, the nature trail at Diamond Botanical Gardens and Grand Anse on the east coast where you can watch giant leatherback turtles waddling ashore to nest.

Facilities

Facilities at East Winds include an open-air thatched restaurant, spa pavilion, swimming pool with swim-up bar, air-conditioned gym, library with board games and DVDs, yoga pavilion and an entertainment pavilion with table tennis, exercise equipment and billiards.

Activities

There is a busy schedule of activities organized by the East Winds staff that includes early Pilates and yoga classes, bocce ball games, guided walks, afternoon cocktails and shopping trips. Other activities include spa treatments in the open air pavilion, garden games, shuffleboard, board games, table tennis and watersports including hobie cats, pedalos, kayaks, aqua-view boards and snorkeling. Activities at an additional charge include off-site scuba, boat trips, fishing and island tours.

Services

East Winds hosts regular entertainment and there is a weekly manager's cocktail party. Minimum stay of 6 nights all year round. Child under 4 years accommodated free all year round when sharing with two adults or with one adult booked in a single room.

Additional Notes

2018 Closure

East Winds will now close on 15th September 2018 and reopen on 1st October 2018

Location & Directions

St Lucia

Nestled on the lush, tropical island of St. Lucia, East Winds Inn is a true Caribbean paradise. One of the oldest and most established resorts in St.Lucia, East Winds Inn is set amongst 12 acres of lush tropical gardens bordered by the azure waters of La Brelotte Bay.

When to go

Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.

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