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Ti Kaye Resort & Spa

West Coast, St Lucia

Ti Kaye is a small, yet friendly and charming resort set on one of the lush hillsides of St Lucia above a remote, sandy beach. Ideal for couples who are looking for a secluded getaway, relax in the rustic and elegant atmosphere in the midst of nature.

At a Glance

  • The secluded, sea-facing bungalows all have hammocks and outdoor showers; some also have plunge pools

  • Reasonably priced by Caribbean standards

  • Relax with a massage at the Kai Koko Spa

  • Amazing Wine Cellar- do have a tour

  • Go scuba-diving with the on-site school, 'Island Divers’

  • Set on a hillside over looking a beautiful bay

  • A great barefoot hideaway

  • Private dining option available

  • Natural elegance, understated sophistication

Couples, Honeymoon, Beach, Diving

Insider's View

Book a Le Cottage for the most privacy, each comes with rocking chairs and a verandah with double hammock

Anna Bleasdale

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This resort has the most extensive wine cellar on St Lucia.

Scott Dunn team

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Enjoy a Sunset cocktail in the bar with lovely sea views.

Scott Dunn team

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The main restaurant is called Kai Manje; big house of food. The beach bar is Ti Manje; little house of food!

Katie May

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Ti Kaye is working towards becoming a carbon neutral resort and one of Ti Kaye's green initiatives include recycling their used kitchen cooking oil to St Lucia Linen which they use to fuel their laundry trucks.

Gemma Dobson

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Try the natural local juice of the day, whether that is Tamarind, Sour Sap or Sorrel they are all so fresh and nutritious.

Victoria Douglas

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Something to bear in mind is that there are quite a few steps around the property making it a good work out!

Alice Moseley

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Don't miss the snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of Anse Cochon cove - and keep your eyes peeled for sea horses!

Scott Dunn team

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Description

Nestled along a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea and away from the hustle and bustle of the island lies a true St. Lucian treasure. This laid-back little village is located on the serene west coast and is simply known as "Ti Kaye", which means small house in the native Creole patois language of St. Lucia. It is a secluded, peaceful location - a perfect hideaway for those who seek complete relaxation in casual, yet beautiful surroundings.

Choose from a choice of cottages, all with private verandahs with hammocks made for two, some also have private plunge pools. They have a colorful Caribbean feel and design features are simple yet elegant. The rooms have recently been fitted with iPod docking stations but technology is not high on the priority list here which adds to the charm of the place.

The small but beautifully situated Kai Koko spa is right on the cliff's edge and enjoys breathtaking views, perfect for an indulgent treatment. It features three treatment rooms crafted out of coconut wood and offers a treatments using the natural organic ingredients the island of St Lucia has to offer.

A rambling wooden staircase leads 166 steps down to a beautiful cove with silver sands and crystal clear waters - a haven for snorkeling, scuba diving with the island's best dive school, and water sports. The calm waters of the bay are home to St Lucia’s popular shipwreck dive site, "Lesleen M". The Scuba Center is located right on the shoreline and caters to everyone from beginners to the most advanced divers.

Accommodation

Nestled high on the cliff side above the Anse Cochon cove, 33 charming gingerbread cottages line the sloping hill. Rustic elegance in the midst of nature. Each cottage or house as the name suggests (ti kaye is Creole for little house), is purposely built facing the ocean to afford an all consuming breathtaking view of the azure waters below. Each cottage is accessible by a matrix of paths and stairs which are lit up at night.

All cottages and rooms alike share certain aspects including:

  • private outdoor garden shower
  • i-pod docks
  • large balcony with a twin hammock

Their design allows for the easy flow of air to keep the rooms cool when open, air conditioning if preferred closed.

Although Ti Kaye Resort & Spa offers a quiet escape from the world, they have recently extended their free WIFI service which can now be accessed in all rooms for the guests who can’t completely unplug.

Ocean View

The Ocean View Rooms (OVR) are the standard room category offered at the resort and are styled like a duplex (semi-detached). There is no connecting door inside but the veranda balcony is separated by a door which can be locked or left open if your family or group has occupied both sides. Out of the 14 OVR’s 5 rooms have 2 queen beds instead of the usual king bed in the remaining 9 OVR’s and all other room categories. Equipped with separate entrances at opposite ends guests are still in a private room, with private amenities. Although the OVR’s are set further back and higher up on property, each room inside is the same size as our Le Cottage and Le Cottage with Pool rooms.

All Ocean View Rooms have a view of the Caribbean Sea and feature a large bedroom, spacious deck with two rocking chairs, table and a double hammock. They also have ceiling fans and air conditioning, four poster beds with mosquito nets, complimentary tea and French press coffee facilities, a mini-fridge, telephone, hairdryer, iPod dock, in room safe, walk-in closet, iron and ironing board plus daily maid and turn down service. Beautiful outdoor garden showers are open to the stars and lined with tropical plants. Power is both 110v and 220v.

Ocean View Cottage

Similar in design and amenities to the Le Cottage with Pool category of rooms, the Le Cottage’s (LC) do not however have a private plunge pool. Offering spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea these rooms are priced slightly lower than the Le Cottage with Pool but are still surrounded by nature with each of the individual 8 cottages being near the cliffside.

All Le Cottage rooms have a great view of the Caribbean Sea and feature a large bedroom, spacious deck with two rocking chairs, table and a double hammock. They also have ceiling fans and air conditioning, four poster beds with mosquito nets, complimentary tea and French press coffee facilities, a mini-fridge, telephone, hairdryer, iPod dock, in room safe, walk-in closet, iron and ironing board plus daily maid and turn down service. Beautiful outdoor garden showers are open to the stars and lined with tropical plants. Power is both 110v and 220v

Ocean View Cottage with Pool

There are 11 Le Cottage with Pool (LCP) in this category and these are located closest to the cliff’s edge offering the best, unhindered views and more privacy. Very popular with our repeat guests these individual and private cottages tend to sell out first. Each has the largest private deck out of the three room categories and a private plunge pool. The location of these on the map is indicated by the round blue dots.

All Le Cottage with Pool rooms have a stunning view of the Caribbean Sea and feature a large bedroom, spacious deck with two rocking chairs, table and a double hammock. They also have ceiling fans and air conditioning, four poster beds with mosquito nets, complimentary tea and French press coffee facilities, a mini-fridge, telephone, hairdryer, iPod dock, in room safe, walk-in closet, iron and ironing board plus daily maid and turn down service. Beautiful outdoor garden showers are open to the stars and lined with tropical plants. Power is both 110v and 220v.

Childcare

Ti Kaye Resort & Spa (formerly Ti Kaye Village) is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.

Facilities

Facilities at the resort include one restaurant serving a fusion of international and Caribbean cuisines (seafood buffet once a week), beachfront bar and grill, swimming pool, gift shop and the Kai KoKo Spa. There is also a dive shop on the beach.

Activities

Complimentary activities include swimming, snorkeling, kayaks, fitness center and all non-d water sports. Activities at an additional charge include scuba diving, island and sea excursions, and spa treatments. Sea tours include sunset cruises, whale watching and trips to the capital Castries, the beautiful Marigot Bay and Rodney Bay.

Services

Supplement meal plans available. Fridays - don’t miss the street-stalls at Anse La Raye (transport provided) serving barbecued fish and fresh lobster, accompanied by live local music. 7 night minimum stay between 25 Dec and 07 Jan.

Additional Notes

No Room Service

Due to the hillside layout Ti Kaye do not offer Room Service

Location & Directions

West Coast, St Lucia

Ti Kaye Resort & Spa is near the fishing village of Anse la Raye, above the remote sandy beach of Anse Cochon on St Lucia's west coast. Ti Kaye is 5km to the nearest shops and restaurants.

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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