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Ladera Resort

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DAI Inside Scoop: Ladera Resort is located on the southern end of St. Lucia, just outside the town of Soufriere, approximately 40 minutes from the Hewanorra Airport. Nestled on a hillside 1,000 feet above sea level, Ladera overlooks the spectacular Piton mountains and the Caribbean Sea.

Hotel Information


Ladera Resort
Rabot Estate
Soufriere, St. Lucia, West Indies


Distance from hotel to Hewanorra International Airport (UVF), 45 minutes.
Distance from hotel to town of Castries, 60 minutes.
Distance from hotel to town of Soufriere, 10 minutes.
Distance from hotel to George FL Charles Airport (SLU), 75 minutes.

The only resort in St. Lucia overlooking the Pitons,
two volcanic spires and a recognized World Heritage
Site, with the shimmering Caribbean Sea 1,100 feet
below, Ladera is the ultimate romantic retreat. Each
of the resort's iconic suites are distinctively designed
with the fourth wall missing that lends to a very special
atmosphere and the feeling of being in harmony with the
lush surrounding rainforest. The 32 suites and villas
offer complete privacy, with spectacular views and all
with their own private pools. The resort's Paradise Ridge
accommodations boasts individually decorated suites,
spacious, with local artwork and custom crafted furniture
made on site and butler service. Dasheene, its renowned
restaurant serves authentic local cuisine. The Spa at
Ladera offers a range of indulgent treatments or guests
can choose to relax and enjoy cocktails by the infinity
pool. A range of on-site or off site pursuits can be
arranged by the concierge including rainforest tours,
hiking, sailing and island tours.

Hotel Amenities


Beach (nearby) Car Rentals ($)
Concierge Excursions ($)
Fitness Room Florist ($)
Hiking ($) Laundry Services ($)
Lounge Multilingual Staff
Parking Pool (swimming)
Restaurant ($) Security
Shop Shuttle Service
Spa ($) Tour Desk ($)
Wine Cellar ($)

Pool (plunge)
Plunge pools are featured with each accommodation
(some heated, some are not heated).

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.

Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above
may have an additional fee associated with them.

Accommodation Categories And Descriptions


Arrival/Departure Time:
Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 11:30 am

Early check-in and late checkout on
request, and subject to availability.

Children Policy:
2017:
Effective dates: 01/03/17-01/03/18
-Child policy is not applicable, Ladera is an
"Adult Only Resort".
-Guests must be 18 and over (except as noted
below).
-Children between the age of 12 and 18 years
old will be allowed in the Heritage Suite only
for stays from December 21st to December 28th
(2017) inclusively. The extra adult charge will
apply per night plus tax and service (using
existing bedding).

2018:
Effective dates: 01/04/18-01/02/19
-Ladera is an adult only resort.
-No children allowed, guests must be 18 years
old or older.

Maximum Occupancy:

2017:
Gros Piton Suite with Plunge Pool - 2 adults.
Rainbow Suite with Plunge Pool - 2 adults.
Hilltop Dream Suite with Pool - 2 adults.
Heritage Suite with Pool - 4 adults.
Suite at Paradise Ridge with Pool - 2 adults.

2018:
Gros Piton Suite with Plunge Pool - 2 adults.
Rainbow Suite with Plunge Pool - 2 adults.
Hilltop Dream Suite with Pool - 2 adults.
Heritage Suite with Pool - 4 adults.
Suite at Paradise Ridge with Pool - 2 adults.

Gros Piton Suite With Plunge Pool(*), features an open air
bedroom and sitting area with spectacular views of the
Pitons and the Caribbean Sea. It also offers an en-suite
shower, plunge pool (not heated), full breakfast daily,
stocked mini-bar (with water and soft drinks), private
transportation from/to airport and concierge service.
Suite measures approximately 800 square feet.
Bedding: 1 queen bed.

Rainbow Suite With Plunge Pool(*), (R6P) this is the perfect
open air suite, set high up in the rainforest with spacious
sitting area and bedroom complete with awe-inspiring views
of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea. It also offers an en-suite
shower, plunge pool (not heated), full breakfast daily,
stocked mini-bar (with water and soft drinks), private
transportation from/to airport and concierge service.
Suite measures approximately 1,000 square feet.
Bedding: 1 queen bed.

Hilltop Dream Suite With Pool(*), (HLT) this is an incredibly
luxurious retreat for 2. The Hilltop Dream Suites offer
breathtaking vistas from the open sitting area overlooking
the Pitons and Caribbean Sea as well as of the tropical
valley below. These accommodations also offer an open
air bedroom with four poster king bed and open-air sitting
room, heated swimming pool with a swing, full breakfast
daily, stocked mini-bar (with water, soft drinks and local
beer), private transportation from/to airport, concierge
service. Suite measures approximately 1,200 square feet.
Bedding: 1 king bed (four-poster).

Heritage Suite With Pool(*), Set superbly on the ground
level, Heritage suites feature a large open air living room
with a separate dining area complemented by the World Heritage
Pitons and Caribbean Sea views. On the second level, an
open air master bedroom beckons the same breathtaking views
complete with en suite open shower. These accommodations
also offer a dining area, heated swimming pool, full
breakfast daily, stocked mini bar (with water, soft drinks
and local beer), private transportation from/to airport,
and concierge service. Suite measures approximately 2,400
square feet.
Bedding: 1 king bed (four-poster).

Suite At Paradise Ridge With Pool(*), These Suites are
constructed of tropical hardwoods, Soufriere stone and
house cut tile and the furniture is made on-site by Ladera
craftsmen. All units are decorated with local artwork and
feature magnificent views of the Pitons (Unesco World
Heritage Site) and the Caribbean Sea. The Suites also
feature a large open-air bedroom with four-poster king
size bed and an open-air sitting area, extra-large showers
and deluxe bath fixtures. In addition, a heated swimming
pool (1000 feet above the Caribbean Sea), stocked mini-
bar (with selection of liquor, water, soft drinks, local
beer and snacks), full breakfast daily, butler service,
private transportation from/to airport, and priority
seating at Dasheene Restaurant.

Other Accommodation Information:
Guests in all of the 32 suites enjoy:
-An open wall in each suite, which transports you
directly into the midst of the surrounding hillside
paradise, while offering complete privacy and safety.
-A private plunge pool (some heated, some non-heated
and some with cascading waterfalls), which beckons
you to enjoy a refreshing dip with your morning
coffee or a relaxing break at any time of the day
or night.

Please Note:
For the 2017 & 2018 holiday periods (12/22/17-01/03/18
& 12/24/18-01/03/19) all rooms are available on a
request basis only. Please check for availability
during this time.

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.

All accommodations include: bathrobes, coffee/tea maker, hairdryer,
internet access (wireless), toiletries, ironing board, mini-bar, robes,
safe (in accommodation) and iron.

Miscellaneous Amenities
Ladera's Necessaire Kit is equipped with binoculars,
eye masks, slippers and a star chart for night sky
viewing enjoyment.

Room Service (limited)
In-room dining is a fine-dining experience within your
own villa or suite. Whether it be breakfast, lunch or
dinner, choose from the menus with the convenience of
having it catered to your doorstep. In-room dining is
available from 7:30am-9:30pm.

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled
based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.

Food And Beverage Outlets


Dashnee Bar, Enjoy the panoramic views of the Pitons and
Caribbean Sea while sipping cocktails and listening to live music.

Dasheene, Ladera's award-winning restaurant, is known throughout
the world for its eclectic, innovative cuisine. The restaurant welcomes
guests from all over the island, who often come here for lunch and
dinner to enjoy the unbelievable panoramic view firsthand, enjoy live
music most evenings, and indulge in the delicacies - both local and
international - that make Dasheene one of the Caribbean's finest dining
experiences. Featuring what is perhaps the freshest food in the
Caribbean, Dasheene's daily menu provides an excitingly delicious
combination of fresh caught fish, locally grown and freshly picked
produce and other entrees and indulgences, all presented in a style of
casual elegance.

Dress Code at Dasheene:
-For breakfast, lunch and light fare (7:00am up to 5:30pm)
Dress code is casual. Casual: T-shirts or polo shirts,
shorts or jeans, sundresses or skirts. Bathing suit
cover-ups and footwear are required.
-For cocktails & dinner (5:30pm & Onwards)
Dress code is smart casual. Smart Casual: Collared
shirts or polo shirts, long trousers, sundresses,
skirts or similar apparel. Bathing suits are not
permitted and dress sandals or closed-toe shoes are
required.

Specialty Package (All Inclusive 17-18)


ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2017-2018

Booking Dates: 11/19/2015 - 01/02/2019
Travel Dates: 01/03/2017 - 01/03/2018
01/04/2018 - 01/02/2019

Package Inclusions:
-Accommodation
-Daily American breakfast, lunch and dinner
-Afternoon tea
-Wine by the glass, house brand cocktails
and spirits

Please Note:
-Certain items on the menu may be subject to a
supplemental charge (these items will be designated
with an asterisk *).
-All special reserve alcohol, specialty brands,
wine by the bottle and champagne will be subject
to a supplement charge.
-For room service requests an additional delivery
charge will be billed to the guests' incidentals
per delivery.
-When selected a meal plan will be automatically
added to the entire stay.
-All meal plans are subject to change.

Package inclusions are subject to change.

Meal Plan Options


2017 Breakfast Plan - BP
Breakfast daily. The type of breakfast offered varies
by room category booked, please see details below.
Breakfast daily is currently included in the rates for
2016-2017 (effective dates are 12/26/15-01/02/18).

Valid Categories & Breakfast Offered:
-Continental Breakfast is included for the Gros
Piton guests.
-Guests in the Rainbow Suite, Hilltop Dream Suites,
Heritage Suites and Paradise Ridge suites receive
Full Breakfast.

-Booking Dates: 05/07/2015 - 01/02/2018
-Travel Dates: 01/03/2017 - 01/02/2018

2018 Breakfast Plan - BP
American Breakfast daily.
Currently included in the 2018 rates (eff. dates
are 01/04/18-01/02/19).

-Booking Dates: 05/02/2017 - 01/02/2019
-Travel Dates: 01/04/2018 - 01/02/2019

2017-2018 Full American Plan / Full Board - FAP/FB
Full American Plan/Full Board meal plan includes
daily American Breakfast, lunch and dinner at
Dasheene Restaurant.

Please Note:
-Wine by the glass is included during dinner
when ordering at Dasheene restaurant.
-This plan does not include any other beverages.
-Certain items on the menu may be subject to
a supplemental charge (these items will be
designated with an asterisk *).
-Beverages and room service are not included.
-For room service requests an additional delivery
charge will be billed to the guests' incidentals
per delivery.
-The delivery charge is currently $10.00 US and
is subject to change.
-All accommodations include a daily allocation of
complimentary mini bar beverages (sodas, local
beer or local water - the selection varies
depending on room type selected).

-Booking Dates: 11/19/2015 - 01/02/2019
-Travel Dates: 01/03/2017 - 01/03/2018
01/04/2018 - 01/02/2019

2017-2018 All Inclusive Plan - AI
For further details on the All Inclusive features
please see the 2017 or 2018 specialty package(s)
listed above.

Please Note:
-Certain items on the menu may be subject to a
supplemental charge (these items will be designated
with an asterisk *).
-All special reserve alcohol, specialty brands,
wine by the bottle and champagne will be subject
to a supplement charge.
-All accommodations category Gros Piton and above
include a daily allocation of complimentary mini-
bar beverages (sodas, local beer and local water
depending on room type selected).
-For room service requests an additional delivery
charge will be billed to the guests' incidentals
per delivery.

-Booking Dates: 11/19/2015 - 01/02/2019
-Travel Dates: 01/03/2017 - 01/03/2018
01/04/2018 - 01/02/2019

2017-2018 Modified American Plan / Half Board - MAP/HB
Modified American Plan/Half Board meal plan
includes daily American Breakfast and dinner
at Dasheene Restaurant.

Please Note:
-Wine by the glass is included during dinner
when ordering at Dasheene restaurant.
-This plan does not include any other beverages.
-Certain items on the menu may be subject to
a supplemental charge (these items will be
designated with an asterisk *).
-Beverages and room service are not included.
-For room service requests an additional delivery
charge will be billed to the guests' incidentals
per delivery.
-All accommodations include a daily allocation of
complimentary mini bar beverages (sodas, local
beer or local water - the selection varies
depending on room type selected).

-Booking Dates: 11/19/2015 - 01/02/2019
-Travel Dates: 01/03/2017 - 01/02/2018
01/04/2018 - 01/02/2019

2017-2018 Additional Meal Plan Information:
Effective dates: 01/03/17-01/02/19

-Meal Plan selected must be booked for the
entire stay (it will automatically be applied).
-All meal plans are subject to change.

Bonus Features



2017 Bonus Features:
Travel Dates: 01/03/2017 - 01/02/2018

-Welcome non-alcoholic signature cocktail
upon arrival
-Daily breakfast (the type of breakfast varies
by room category booked
-Complementary luxury transportation from/to
the airport for guersts booking the Suite at
Paradise Ridge and Villa at Paradise Ridge
(only)
-Twice-daily maid service
-Full use of resort facilities
-Complimentary scheduled beach shuttle to Sugar
Beach Resort a Viceroy Resort (Please note
Ladera is not a beach resort)
-Use of individual plunge pools overlooking
the world famous Pitons and the Caribbean Sea
-Use of Fitness Room
-High speed wireless internet access throughout
the resort
-Live entertainment each night in Dasheene
restaurant
-Weekly manager's reception party
-Artisans original workshop visit available

2018 Bonus Features:
Travel Dates: 01/04/2018 - 01/02/2019

-Welcome non alcoholic signature cocktail
upon arrival
-Full breakfast daily
-Complementary luxury transportation from/to
airport for Suite at Paradise Ridge and Villa
at Paradise Ridge (only)
-Daily maid service
-Turndown service
-Complimentary scheduled beach shuttle to Sugar
Beach Resort a Viceroy Resort. (Please note
Ladera is not a beach resort).
-Private plunge pools overlooking the world
famous Pitons and the Caribbean Sea
-Use of the fitness room facilities
-Wireless internet access throughout the
resort
-Weekly live entertainment at Dasheene
restaurant
-Weekly manager's reception party

Miscellaneous Information



Incidental Charge:
-A pre-authorization is charged to all guests who
arrive at the resort upon check-in to cover any
incidental charges.
-The amount is USD $150.00 per room, per day.
This amount is subject to change.
-This pre-authorization is released upon departure
as long as there are no issues.

General Destination Information - Important!
-Please advise all clients traveling to St. Lucia: That the
wearing of camouflage or military apparel is illegal, and
enforceable by law.

Hotel Closure:
-For 2017: No resort closure presently scheduled
(closure dates in Sep & Oct 2017 have been removed).
-For 2018: Hotel closed 09/01/18-10/31/18.

Cancellation Fees


2017:
01/03/17-04/16/17, within 21 days, 3 night penalty.
04/17/17-10/31/17, within 14 days, 3 night penalty.
11/01/17-12/21/17, within 21 days, 3 night penalty.
12/22/17-01/03/18, on/after 11/01/17, full penalty.

Please Note:
-For travel 01/03/17-12/21/17 no shows and early
departures will incur a 3-night penalty.
-For travel 12/22/17-01/03/18 no shows and early
departures will incur a 100% penalty.

2018:
01/04/18-12/23/18, within 21 days, 3-night penalty.
12/24/18-01/02/19, after 09/30/18, full penalty.

Please Note:
For no shows or early departures, guests will incur
a full penalty (100%).