Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

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Overview

Clean accommodations with luxe perks like butlers and plunge pools
Expensive meals and room rates
At the Viceroy Hotels-affiliated Sugar Beach, you don't have to book a lavish villa to experience high-end amenities. Each room features a private walled garden, a plunge pool and personalized butler service. In addition to the plush accommodations, Sugar Beach boasts easy access to some of St. Lucia's best dive spots, including "Superman's Flight," a popular drift dive around the base of Petit Piton. Travelers can arrange scuba excursions, as well as island tours through the resort. If you want to experience Petit Piton but in a more laid-back atmosphere, consider indulging in a treatment at the Rainforest Spa, located at the base of the mountain. Refuel for more island exploration and relaxation at the three on-site restaurants, including the casual beachfront Bayside Restaurant and the elegant Great Room Restaurant. A third option, the Terrace Restaurant, is also available for breakfast and dinner daily. Reviewers love the property's clean accommodations, superb service and incredible cuisine, although some warn that a stay here isn't cheap and is best suited for couples (especially honeymooners).
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Location
Soufriere
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 96 rooms
Primary View
Mountain(s), Ocean
Style
Modern
Best For
Couples, Groups, Families

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Scorecard
  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Fodor's

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Located in Val des Pitons, the steep valley (once a sugar plantation) between the Pitons and the most dramatic 192 acres in St. Lucia, magnificent private villas are tucked into the dense tropical foliage that covers the hillside and reaches down to the sea. The accommodations are exquisite, the service is superb, the amenities are extensive, and the scenery is unparalleled.

Frommer's

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Sugar Beach is one of the island's few luxury resorts (or resorts in general) that welcome kids, and the Sugar Club (for ages 4–12) offers supervised activities like treasure hunts, karaoke, and hula hooping; the Spice Club (teens and tweens) has group activities like Snuba, archery, beach badminton, and movies under the stars. The resort also has several multi-bedroom residences for large families or groups.

Condé Nast Traveler

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The volcanic Pitons rise dramatically on either side of this former sugar plantation, which recently underwent a $100 million renovation. Luxury all-white guestrooms feature plunge pools on private patios and coral-stone bathrooms.

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1707 have reviewed the Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1707 reviews 4.5 (based on 1707 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The colonial-style Sugar Beach offers a variety of accommodations – from luxurious, 374-square-foot guest rooms to beachfront bungalows to multibedroom villas and private residences – all set within tropical foliage. Standard guest rooms feature white decor, four-poster beds, bathrooms with claw-foot tubs or walk-in showers, private walled gardens, plunge pools and modern amenities like flat-screen TVs with DVD players, minibars and complimentary Wi-Fi access.
  • Personal butlers
  • Largest residence has four bedrooms

Standard room size374 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Overlooking Pitons Bay and Petit Piton, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort is located on 100-plus acres of a former sugar plantation. The resort features a dive center with all types of motorized and nonmotorized water sports equipment. Due to its remote location, guests will need a car to explore other area attractions and the nearby town of Soufriere, about 5 miles northeast.
  • About 20 miles northwest of Hewanorra International Airport
  • No airport transfers
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

The resort features three restaurants and three bars. More casual options include the Terrace Restaurant for breakfast and dinner and the Bayside Restaurant for lunch and dinner. Those looking for an upscale meal can head to the Great Room Restaurant, which serves dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. At the on-site bars, guests will find everything from tropical drinks and pizzas to teas to rums selected by a professional "rummelier."
  • Beach and poolside service
  • Optional all-inclusive meal plans
  • Room service available 24 hours a day

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Pool

The resort pool is large enough for swimming laps, and all accommodations feature private plunge pools. Each pool deck offers one or more chaise lounge chairs and thatched umbrellas for shade.
  • Food and beverage service available at resort pool and beach
  • On-site dive center
  • Complimentary motorized and nonmotorized sports at beach
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

Sugar Beach's Rainforest Spa is located in a treehouse built by local craftsmen and features seven treatment rooms, a wet room, a relaxation pavilion and an earthen Amerindian steam dome. A full range of treatment options are available, from bamboo and hot rock massages to facials, body wraps and nail care. All treatments use chemical-free, natural ingredients.
  • Monthly spa specials
  • Kids and couples treatments

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

Sugar Beach is one of the only luxury resorts on the island that allows children. It offers an array of complimentary activities for younger guests. In addition to boasting a family-friendly pool and private beach, the resort offers the Sugar Club for kids ages 4 to 12 and the Spice Club for teens ages 13 to 17. Activities range from sandcastle building and coconut bowling for younger guests to kayaking, paddleboarding and tennis for teens.
  • Babysitting services (charges apply)
  • Children's menus
  • Kids 3 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or babysitter in Sugar Club
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Fitness

In addition to offering a spacious fitness center with cardio and weight-training equipment, the resort features a variety of complimentary fitness classes, as well as free recreational activities like tennis and beach volleyball. Guests can also borrow complimentary water sports equipment, such as kayaks and paddleboards.
  • Personal trainers (charges apply)
  • Fitness class options include yoga and Pilates
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

Business

While Sugar Beach does not offer dedicated meeting rooms, the resort's villas can accommodate private meetings for up to 20 guests. Larger groups can reserve the Great Room Restaurant during non-dining hours. Outdoor venues for dinners and receptions include the Great Room Verandah, the beach and the Great Lawn, which can accommodate up to 150 guests.
  • On-site catering services
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Wedding

At Sugar Beach, wedding specialists are adept at planning everything from an elopement for two to a large destination wedding. Venues include the beach, the Great Lawn, the Sunset Deck and the Bayside Restaurant. A variety of wedding packages are available.
  • Bridal hair and makeup services
  • Honeymoon packages
  • The beach can accommodate receptions with up to 220 guests and seated banquets with up to 180 guests

Maximum wedding guest capacity220

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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