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overnight trip from Barbados?

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overnight trip from Barbados?

We are staying in Barbados for 10 days over New Year and are planning on flying to St Lucia and booking a hotel for an overnight stay.

Can anyone recommend a good quality hotel not too far from the airport please and also the best method of transportation?

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: overnight trip from Barbados?

Hi,

Are you flying into the small airport (SLU) or the international airport (UVF). I suspect it is the former.

Also is there any specific purpose for your visit as that may impact upon hotel suggestions.

You will find that many hotels have minimum nights stay requirements over xmas/new year

STEVE

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3. Re: overnight trip from Barbados?

Steveo -- how was your recent trip?

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4. Re: overnight trip from Barbados?

It was cool

Cardiff
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5. Re: overnight trip from Barbados?

Hi. I think it is the smaller one, and we just want to get a bit of a feel for St Lucia, having never visited before. We would like somewhere when we have access to a few good restaurants, and it will be after the New Year, maybe 5 days or so. As we will only be there for 1 day, something nearer the airport, if possible.

Would like a good quality hotel at least 4 star or equivilent.

Thanks again

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6. Re: overnight trip from Barbados?

Hi,

If you want a selection of good restaurants you need to be in Rodney Bay which is c 15/20 mins by taxi from SLU. 4 star hotels limit you to the Bay Gardens Beach Resort, where we stay and it is very good and the Royal St Lucian which is next door.

Your biggest issue will be finding a hotel that takes a one night booking.

You could also try Eastwinds which is slightly nearer to the airport, it is all inc but has a very good reputation esp for food and beverage.

There is also Cap Maison, non AI but high end but that is a further 10 mins away from Rodney Bay.

STEVE

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7. Re: overnight trip from Barbados?

Thanks very much Steve

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8. Re: overnight trip from Barbados?

You can have a look at our website on www.capmaison.com and we are 7 minutes from Rodney Bay. Small intimate Boutique style property with a great restaurant www.thecliffatcap.com

If you know what date you will be here, let me know and I can check availability

Kind regards

Ross

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9. Re: overnight trip from Barbados?

Hi, if you are mainly going to St Lucia to see the sights then dont stay AI. East winds is wonderful. I have stayed ther twice but the food is so good you will just chill on the beach and not see St Lucia!! However, they do pack great picnics so you could visit the historic Pigeon Island which is only 15 mins by taxi.

Cap Maison is lovely with a superb restaurant located on the cliffs over the Atlantic. Great service and good management. Definitely 4* plus.

You could also look at staying down South at Ladeira or Jade or Jalousie. These are all in fabulous locations and in a very pretty area. There you are near the main tourist attractions and the rainforest. Much of this will depend on what time your flight is back to Barbados as the journey by road is long. However, if you are just packing an overnight bag then the helicopter to Jalousie or Jade etc might be worth considering. The two islands are very different so you have picked great choices.

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