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Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

Soufriere, St. Lucia
  • Boasting spectacular views of the twin-peak Piton mountains and the Caribbean Sea the luxurious Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, offers world-class 5* facilities and provides guests with a quintessential St Lucia holiday experience. Set amid 100 acres of lush rainforest on the site of a former sugar mill, this contemporary resort is the ideal choice for families and couples seeking seclusion and tranquility amid unsurpassed natural beauty.

    • A bird's eye view of paradiseSugar Beach
      A bird's eye view of paradise
    • Breathtaking viewsSugar Beach
      Breathtaking views
    • The bedroom of a Superior Luxury VillaSugar Beach
      The bedroom of a Superior Luxury Villa
    • A Residence with poolSugar Beach
      A Residence with pool
    • The Palm Court loungeSugar Beach
      The Palm Court lounge
    • A Beachfront BungalowSugar Beach
      A Beachfront Bungalow
    • A Grand Luxury VillaSugar Beach
      A Grand Luxury Villa
    • The Pitons set an amazing backdropSugar Beach
      The Pitons set an amazing backdrop
    • The Rainforest SpaSugar Beach
      The Rainforest Spa
    • A Luxury VillaSugar Beach
      A Luxury Villa
    • A lush St Lucian havenSugar Beach
      A lush St Lucian haven
    • The stylish Cane BarSugar Beach
      The stylish Cane Bar
    • A Luxury Cottage bedroomSugar Beach
      A Luxury Cottage bedroom
    • A Bungalow deckSugar Beach
      A Bungalow deck
    • The Main poolSugar Beach
      The Main pool
    • Looking up at the Great Room restaurantSugar Beach
      Looking up at the Great Room restaurant
    • Modern plantation styleSugar Beach
      Modern plantation style
    • Explore by yachtSugar Beach
      Explore by yacht

    What to love

    What to know

    • This award-winning luxury resort boasts a stunning location nestled between the magnificent Pitons in a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • With a resort pool set between the majestic twin-peaks, private plunge pool and butler service in every room, and the stunning Caribbean sea, guests are simply spoilt for choice.
    • Never has a place been more conducive to restoring and revitalizing the body and mind than the Rainforest Spa, with seven treehouse treatment rooms connected by wooden walkways set into lush vegetation and overlooking a cascading stream.
    • Don’t miss the grilled catch of the day or a pina colada at the Bayside Restaurant, set on the white powder sands of one of the island’s most beautiful beaches.
    • With over 100 acres of tropical rainforest and welcoming white sand beach on its doorstep, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort offers a host of activities to satisfy adventure-seekers and sun-soaking visitors alike.
    • The elegant rooms feature four-poster beds with luxurious Egyptian cotton linens, a personalised butler service and all amenities to ensure a pampering stay.
    • From world-class dining to casual tropical tastes, Sugar Beach offers cuisine to suit every palate and venues for every occasion. At signature restaurant the Great Room, guests are surrounded by candlelight and old-world charm while enjoying Caribbean cuisine prepared with fresh local products and fish from the sea. Breakfast is served in the Terrace overlooking the lily pond, and dinner can be enjoyed a la carte at Bayside, or an Asian inspired light bites meu is served in the funky Cane Bar.
    • Due to the hillside location, a very efficient shuttle service operates around the resort on a 24 hour basis to the beach, restaurants and spa.

    About this property

    • The picture perfect white sand beach plays host to a range of watersports and the diving opportunities in the crystal clear waters of the Anse des Pitons underwater park and National Marine Reserve are world renown. Sugar Beach also offers Schiller water bikes and a complimentary junior sailing programme. On land there is plenty to keep guests of all ages amused and families can also take advantage of the complimentary kids club.

      For guests seeking to relax and soak up the sun and take the odd refreshing dip the resort features a pool, beach and private plunge pools in every room. The magnificent Rainforest Spa with seven tree houses built in traditional St Lucian style, is the ultimate retreat in which to relax and unwind. From the finest international cuisine to delightfully casual tropical tastes, you’ll find exceptional culinary choices to please every palate.

    • The resort features 81 Rooms, Villas, Beach Bungalows and Residences in classic colonial style in-keeping with the plantation feel yet complimented by contemporary touches. The luxurious accommodations are set within the tropical hillside with breathtaking views of the Pitons or the ocean. Each room has a walled garden and boasts its own plunge pool and includes butler service.

      Room facilities include an iPod docking station, complimentary internet access (WiFi or hard wired), large flat screen TV, CD/DVD player, private bar, tea and coffee making facilities and in-room safe.

      Luxury Sugar Mill Rooms: Close to the main facilities, these elegant rooms have a four poster bed with silk cotton linens and romantic voile draping and boast a large bathroom with coral stone detailing, bath and walk in shower. Approx. 34m2. Maximum occupancy 2 adults.

      Superior Sugar Mill Rooms: As above but with the added benefit of access to a private roof terrace. Approx. 41m2. Maximum occupancy 2 adults.

      Luxury Cottages: Tucked amid the lush vegetation and fruit trees the Luxury Cottages feature a spacious bedroom with high beamed ceilings, a small sitting area and a private terrace and plunge pool. Luxury Cottages have breathtaking views of the dramatic Pitons, or views of the sparkling waters of Anse des Pitons below. Approx. 51m2. Maximum occupancy 2 adults.

      Luxury Villas: Feature a large bedroom with a walk-in closet and a bathroom with a separate large walk-in shower. The villas also benefit from an outdoor covered living area with access to the private terrace and plunge pool. Approx. 71m2 (interior) 21m2 (exterior). Maximum occupancy 2.

      Superior Luxury Villas: Have a larger enclosed living room with a pull-out sofa bed. Approx. 79m2 (exterior) 23m2 (interior). Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children.

      Two Bedroom Grand Luxury Villas: Have two master bedrooms with four poster beds, two walk-in closets/dressing rooms, two large bathrooms with walk-in showers (some villas also have the benefit of a third half bathroom with shower, hand basin and WC), two plunge pools and private patios and two enclosed living rooms with pull-out sofa beds. Approx. 173m2 (interior) 24m2 (exterior). Maximum occupancy 4 adults and 4 children.

      The Residences: Overlooking the stunning beaches, the luxurious residences at Sugar Beach create the perfect ambiance for a St Lucia island getaway. Choose from two to five bedroom villas and residences. Occupancy up to 8 adults or 4 adults and 4 children.

    • Sugar Beach is a family-friendly resort with a wealth of activities for children and teens to experience.

      Sugar Club Kids Club: 4-12 years open daily, free of charge

      Activities include treasure hunts, arts and crafts, archery, coconut bowling, fish feeding and sand castle building. Off-site activities include glass bottom boat trips or a visit to the volcano.

      Spice Club Teen Activities:

      Teens and tweens can join in a dedicated programme which offers older children activities such as table tennis, croquet, billiard tournaments, pinball machines and video games. Outdoor activities include kayaking, paddle boarding and tennis. A favourite activity is the Sailing Club where teens learn the basics of sailing including rigging, parts of the boat, basic boat handling and seamanship on the resort’s fleet of 3.5m laser Pico sailing boats. The emphasis of the 5-6 day programme is for the participants to gain on the water experience within the protected waters of the Anse des Pitons while learning important sailing theory.

      Babysitting: Available on request for an additional charge. Advance reservation is required. There is also an additional charge to transfer the baby sitting to and from the resort.

    • Restaurants: Breakfast is served at the Terrace – set in the elegant Great House. Enjoy relaxed al fresco meals at the beachside Bayside Restaurant and Caribbean-influenced elegant dining at the Great Room or head to the Cane Bar, a speciality rum bar, for sushi platters and an Asian-themed menu. Romantic private dining experiences are available with tiki torchlights on the beach or under the stars on your own private terrace. Each Thursday the Cane Bar hosts a black and white party night which is not to be missed.

      Swimming Pools: There is a large outdoor pool and each room or villa has a private pool (plunge pool to larger pool).

      Spa: The stunning Rainforest Spa provides the ultimate oasis in which guests can relax and unwind. There are seven traditionally built tree house treatment rooms where guests can sample a range of treatments using local natural ingredients such as bananas, coconut and aloe vera. Harnessing the nourishing properties of nearby volcanic springs and fertile cocoa plantations, the Rainforest Spa offers a range of signature treatments – in addition to nourishing rituals from Natural Bisse, and indulgent products from Swiss line, Valmont. There is also a wet room with manicure and pedicure facilities, a relaxation pavilion and an earthen Amerindian steam dome.

      PADI Dive Centre: Sugar Beach has gained international recognition for its spectacular location and excellent diving conditions by being within a marine protected area, drawing scuba and water sports enthusiasts from around the world. The PADI Dive Centre a is just feet away from the crystal waters of Anse des Pitons and the protected underwater park and National Marine Reserve with an abundance and diversity of marine life.

      Watersports: There is a wide range of complimentary watersports at the pavilion near the jetty including windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, Hobie cats, pedaloes, snorkelling (a $2 per day Marine Park fee is payable to the Soufriere Marine Management Area to support reef conservation) and paddle boards. Staff are on hand to provide sailing and windsurfing tuition (local charge applies).

      Other Activities: If you are looking for activities away from the water then Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort offers plenty of land based activities. There are two floodlit tennis courts and the services of a tennis pro for private lessons, pool table, beach volleyball, jogging and walking, table tennis a large well equipped gym and fitness classes.

    • Morne Coubaril Estate: Visit the 18th Century Morne Coubaril Estate to discover how the island’s first settlers lived. See coconut bering pressed into copra, cocoa beans into cocoa sticks and how sugar cane was processed in the sugar mill. Walk through the mini herb garden and learn about their medicinal qualities.

      Enjoy a kayak trip to the Coral Garden Reef: Kayak to the base of Gros Piton and see the amazing landscape above and below the water. Enjoy superb snorkeling and the chance to see unusual Sargassum trigger fish.

      Hike up the Gros Piton:  For breathtaking views of the Petit Piton, St Vincent and the south of the island a hike up the Gros Piton is not to be missed. After the strenuous three hour hike, enjoy a dip in the Caribbean Sea followed by a specialist barbecue prepared by a local chef.

      Embark on a culinary adventure of a lifetime with the resort’s chef: Visit the farms where he chooses his organic produce and make your own selection of herbs, vegetables and crispy greens. Then head to the fish market before returning to the resort for a cooking lesson. Dive into the crystal clear waters of Anse des Pitons and the protected underwater park and National Marine Reserve that stretch along the base of the Petit Piton to the north and the Gros Piton to the south.

    • When to travel

      With warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. The dry season runs from December to April with very little rainfall and an an average of 9 hours sunshine a day. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years.

      Location and Directions

      Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort has a stunning location nestled between the Pitons on the south-west coast of St Lucia overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Set within 100 acres of lush rainforest on the site of an 18th Century sugar plantation the resort is situated within a National Marine Park.

      How to get there:

      British Airways and Virgin Atlantic offer regular direct flights from London Gatwick to Hewanorra International Airport at Vieux Fort (UVF). Flight time is approx. 9 hours. The resort is approx. 45 minutes private transfer from the airport.

  • Please contact us on +44 (0)1753 463 400 if you would like a tailor made quote.