We arrived in St. Lucia in early October just a day after our wedding. We flew into the airport in the North, which was more convenient from the States, despite the extra flight. Pierre picked us up at the airport quite late, 11PM, and took us back to the Villa. Josee was waiting, as advertised, with some delicious rum punch and bruschetta.
The villa was beautiful and had a fridge stocked with multiple mornings worth of food. We had heavy rain the first night, which sounded beautiful on the roof and was a nice welcome to the island. The weather was beautiful for the rest of the trip, and we enjoyed the villa and immediate area. The pool was a great way to relax after a long day of being out and about and the kitchen was well equipped for cooking, which we did about twice a day. The rooms were very nice and the rooms were cleaned every other day. The internet was a little spotty, though this wasn't a huge deal for us.
The villas were exactly as advertised here on TripAdvisor, although the photos do not do it justice. The things that should be emphasized the most, we think, in addition to the beautiful villa, is that Josee and Pierre know the ins and outs of St. Lucia. This is incredibly helpful when planning your day. They arranged for everything from a private tour of the island given by locals, a rental car at a very good rate through a private friend, a zip-lining excursion, and told us about many wonderful restaurants. If you stay with them, the private tour with Carlos and a dinner at the Rainforest Hideaway are things you should definitely do. The latter is a little pricey, but is an amazing experience with wonderful food and great service. Marigot is a small, ritzy sailing town and was a nice place to have nearby. Josee also recommended a beach near the airport, which was a nice beach not overrun by other tourists. The local food shacks there were particularly good. We had two enormous plates of St. Lucian barbecue - pork and mahi mahi - and four drinks for $20 total. Many of these were Piton beer, which we also had waiting in our fridge upon arrival. It's a good but not overpowering beer that is available everywhere on the island and was perfect for a beach trip.
Overall, this was an excellent place to stay while honeymooning in St. Lucia, and the price is excellent as well. We were adamant about not staying in an all-inclusive resort, and the Villa Pomme D'Amour was exactly the sort of private experience we were looking for. The reviews on here are spot on. Trust them, and ours.
- Also Known As:
- Villa Pomme d`Amour Hotel Marigot Bay