Ladera is located on the southern end of Saint Lucia, just outside the port town of Soufrière, approximately 40 minutes from Hewanorra International Airport. It sits on a forested ridge at 1,100 feet overlooking the volcanic Piton Mountains and the Caribbean Sea.
The 9 villas and 23 suites, each with a private plunge pool, overlooking the famous Piton Mountains, a UNESCO World heritage site, the Caribbean Sea and the Soufrière valley. Ladera is know for its distinctive eco-lodge architecture, built with Caribbean timbers and modeled on luxury tree-house living, and a relaxed, barefoot lifestyle. Villas and suites were intentionally built without a fourth wall, yet are designed to be sheltered, safe, and completely private. The design affords spectacular sunset views and unobstructed star gazing at night.
Amenities: Welcome non-alcoholic signature cocktail upon arriva • Twice daily maid service • Use of resort facilities • Complimentary scheduled beach shuttle to Sugar Beach Resort • Individual plunge pools overlooking the Pitons and Sea • Fitness Room • High Speed Wireless Internet access throughout the resort • Inroom coffee & tea making facilities • Artisan's original workshop visit available
Dasheene Restaurant and the T'cholit Bar (pronounced Choleet) offer some of the best dining in the Caribbean and by far the best views. The open-air dining room features breathtaking vistas of the rainforest, the dramatic Piton peaks and the Caribbean Sea below. Dasheene's elegant decor uses natural fabrics and woods to complement the birds-eye view of the island from the 1,100-ft. ridge in southern Saint Lucia. The menu features innovative interpretations of Saint Lucian and Caribbean specialties, based on local produce, fresh fish and colorful presentations.
* Breakfast (for hotel guests only), 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
* Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
* Dinner, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
* Sunday Brunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
* Daily Afternoon Tea (for hotel guests only) 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Room service is available from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Guests from other parts of the island are always welcome for lunch and dinner. Dinner Reservations are required. Restaurant attire is casual yet elegant, gentlemen are requested to wear long pants and collared shirts. Jackets are not required. No shorts, tank tops, or beach footwear is permitted in the evening. In-room dining is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast and Afternoon Tea are complimentary for registered guests. Entertainment is available five nights a week from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
The main pool and deck area are located below the restaurant and bar overlooking the Pitons and Caribbean Sea. Dasheene restaurant's full menu is available poolside.The infinity pool was used in the filming of "Superman II" and was the first of its kind in the Caribbean.
SPA & FITNESS
Ti Kai Pose Spa: To make your spa experience with us truly memorable, Ti Kai Posé is pleased to offer you the following:
* Enjoy your selected spa treatment in the comfort and privacy of your suite or villa.
* Relax pre-treatment or at any time during your stay, in the new mineral soaking tubs located in the serenity of our spa gardens.
* Take your massage outdoors; select any one of our massages and book it as a Rainforest Massage. This indulgent version of our in-spa massages pampers you outdoors, beneath a tent, in the lush, tropical gardens around the Spa.
• Treatments: Spa packages, massages, facials, body scrubs & wraps, manicures and pedicures, waxing, tinting, bronzing, hair braiding
As part of Ladera's complimentary services, guests may also enjoy the new mineral soaking tubs in the spa gardens, conveniently located beside Ti Kai Posé Spa. These gardens draw their restorative waters directly from the source at the Diamond Mineral Baths near Soufrière. Originally built just before the French revolution in 1785 (with funds from King Louis XVI), it is rumored that the Diamond Mineral Baths were frequented by Napoleon's Empress Josephine.
Ladera guests may include a mineral soak as part of their pre- or post-massage routine, or simply use it to relax after a day hiking or spent at the beach.
Garden Gym: Fitness center with cardio and strength training machines
TELEPHONE / INTERNET Rooms are not furnished with telephones, however a private phone room is located at reception.A two-way "FireFly" radio system allows guests to communicate with reception and the restaurant for in-room dining or other requests.Complimentary WiFi is available in the rooms and public areas. A guest computer is also available.
ELECTRICITY 220 volts, 50 cycles (square, three-prong plug). Adapters and transformers available for guests.
Interested in staying at LADERA? Please call or email ISLAND INNS to discuss your vacation needs. We can gladly arrange your Ladera reservations and everything you need!