About the hotel

Once part of the Rabot Estate, one of Soufrière’s most famous cocoa plantations, Ladera Resort stands as St. Lucia’s most unique and luxurious resort and the only resort situated on a UNESCO World Heritage site. A setting unlike any other, on a volcano ridgeline 1,000 feet above the Caribbean Sea with stunning views of the Pitons, the resort’s intimate design, of just 37 rooms and suites, offers the perfect setting for forging a connection to the romance and lifestyle of St. Lucia. Befitting the resort’s eco-friendly philosophy, each is uniquely constructed from locally harvested tropical hardwoods, stone and tile. Furniture is made on site by St. Lucian artisans. Your suite’s “open wall” gives way to a private plunge pool and magnificent views of the Pitons with attentive staff available to meet any need. Amenities are designed with ultimate relaxation in mind, from authentic culinary experiences at Dasheene to indulgent treatments at The Spa at Ladera.

  • Pioneer of the open wall concept, every suite opens to views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea
  • Ladera is the only resort in St. Lucia located in between the World Famous Pitons
  • Every suite has its own private pool

At a glance
Relaxing Eco-friendly Boutique Scenic
Family Friendly


Each of the 37 rooms and suite have an open wall, the west side of each unit is left open to expose breathtaking views of the Pitons and the ocean, while the orientation of the rooms ensure complete privacy for all guests.

The Suites and Villa at Paradise Ridge

Architecturally, the Suites are showpiece accommodation featuring open-air designs and panoramic views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea. Each is crafted in Ladera's signature rainforest style, with terracotta flooring, columns milled and polished from tropical greenheart wood, as well as cut Soufrière stone and tile work crafted by St. Lucian masons.

  • Open-air bedroom with four poster king bed
  • Open sitting room
  • Heated swimming pool with romantic swing
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Extra-large bathroom and shower
  • Kohler Signature bath fixtures
  • Molton Brown bath products
  • In-room bar with local speciality liquor
  • Butler service
  • Airport transfer via luxury car
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Cosy his & hers robes
  • Full breakfast included

Heritage Suite

Heritage Suites feature a large open-air living room with a separate dining area complemented by views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea. On the second level, an open-air master bedroom with en-suite open shower offers the same breath-taking views.

Hilltop Dream Suite

An incredibly luxurious retreat for two, the Hilltop Dream Suite offers breath-taking vistas from the open-air king bedroom and sitting area overlooking the Pitons, Caribbean Sea and 1,000-foot tropical valley below.

Rainbow Suite

Accommodating up to two guests, this suite is set high up in the rainforest and features a spacious sitting area and bedroom, both with awe-inspiring views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea.

Gros Piton Suite

Accommodating up to two guests, the Gros Piton Suite features an open-air bedroom and sitting area with spectacular views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea.


Dasheene Restaurant

The award-winning cuisine at Dasheene is a delicious array of modern St Lucian cuisine that takes advantage of fresh locally sourced ingredients. With breath-taking views of the Pitons this restaurant will stay in your memory long after you return home. Eclectic and innovative, yet just as casual and inviting, Dasheene offers an authentically local culinary experience highlighting the bounty of St. Lucia on land and sea.

  • Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:30
  • Lunch: 11:30 - 14:30
  • Snacks: 15:00 - 21:00
  • Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30

Bar Dasheene

Open from breakfast, the bar enjoys extraordinary views of the Pitons and is home to live music some nights.

  • Open: 09:00 - 00:00

Wine Cellar

For a private dining experience, reserve a place at the Wine Cellar. The hotel's sommelier will guide you through the menu with choice bottles from a collection of over a thousand.


  • Infinity pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Fitness centre
  • Board games
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Beach towels
  • WiFi
  • Beach shuttle to Sugar Beach Resort
  • Shops on-site
  • Weekly manager's reception


The Spa at Ladera

Escape to the tranquil sanctuary of The Spa at Ladera, nestled among majestic mountain views and lush rainforest landscape. Let go of stress and daily worries to experience the healing essence of St. Lucia through an extensive range of custom treatments. Spa treatments are offered in your suite or villa or in one of the three private treatment rooms featuring the same intimate design and ambiance of guest suites. The choice is yours.

Out and About

  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Gros Piton climb/hike
  • Horse riding
  • Ladera botanical garden tour
  • Market tour
  • Martinique experience
  • Rainforest tour
  • Sailing and snorkelling, half day
  • Shopping trip to Castries, full day
  • Soufriere Hotwire rides
  • Soufriere experience tour
  • Sunset cruise
  • Tet Paul nature trail
  • Evening sail
  • Whale and dolphin watching
  • Zipline adventure
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