Sugar Beach, formerly The Jalousie Plantation, is without question located in one of the most spectacular sites in the world, the majestic valley of the Pitons (Val des Pitons).The beauty of the Pitons, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, is unparalleled. The atmosphere is unobtrusive and lends to a truly intimate and relaxed experience. The resort is spread across more than one hundred acres of tropical forest unsurpassed for its natural beauty, with the only white sand beach in the area.
Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort is located on the south western part of St. Lucia about 3 miles outside the town of Soufriere, between the world famous Pitons. Soufriere is a historic town with the island’s main natural attractions; the drive-in volcano, botanical gardens and waterfalls in close proximity. It is a 45 minute drive from Hewannorra International Airport and one hour and 20 minutes from George F.L. Charles Airport. Formerly a working sugar plantation, the property has a long history of owners including Lord Glenconner famously known for his friendship with Princess Margaret, and the once famous proprietor of the Bang Restaurant. The resort is currently owned by Roger Myers and completed a three-year transition that saw the property re-branded and re-launched as Sugar Beach. Children under 5 years stay free. Children 5-9 years pay 25% of adult rate. Children 10-16 pay 50% of adult rate for meal plans. Imported, bottled water is not included in any meal plan.
Sugar Beach offers the following board basis;
Bed and Breakfast – Includes Full English or Continental breakfast
Half board – Includes Full English or Continental breakfast and dinner (no drinks)
All-Inclusive - Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea, wine and sparkling wine by the glass, and house brand cocktails and spirits.
Meal Plan Supplements: Items on menus and cocktail lists that are NOT included in the AI package and other meal plans are all highlighted. Room service is included in every meal plan with a delivery charge.
There are 59 Luxury Villas, 8 Luxury Beachfront Bungalows and 11 fully renovated Luxury Sugar Mill Rooms.
Nestled into the mountain side, the newly renovated Luxury Sugar Mill Rooms are within close proximity of the main facilities and have the same plantation elegant styling of the Luxury Villas. Each has a private plunge pool and walled garden while the Superior Luxury Sugar Mill Rooms have the added benefit of a roof terrace. The Luxury Beachfront Bungalows are right on the sands of Sugar Beach and steps from the water’s edge.
All of Sugar Beach’s luxury villas are built in small clusters and are furnished with;
- 4-poster bed,
- Air conditioning,
- Custom made furniture in white,
- Flat screen TV and iPod station,
A number of new privately owned Residences ranging from five bedrooms to one are also available providing true home from home comfort and styling that reflects the individual tastes of the owner.
Rooms and suites offer:
- Pull out Sofa Bed (except for one bed luxury villa/Sugar Mill Rooms/Luxury Beachfront Bungalows)
- Mini-bar with complimentary soft drinks and local beers
- Direct Dial Telephone
With every reservation, Sugar Beach, offers personalized butler service. The butler will welcome you on arrival and offer to unpack luggage, provide a laundry service, book dinner reservations and organize any other special requirements. Butler services are available from 7am to 11pm daily.
The Great Room | Enjoy dishes such as seared scallops on a puree of Jerusalem artichoke, Kobe beef with a rich red wine jus, or perfectly cooked Mahi-Mahi with green fig mash and tropical salsa. A well-devised wine list ensures the ideal accompaniment for every course. Dress Code is elegantly casual. Shorts, jeans, caps and T-shirts are not allowed.
Bayside Bar & Restaurant | Enjoy open-air sea side dining with a magnificent view of the Pitons, available for lunch and dinner. A la carte lunch is available from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. Dress code for lunch and breakfast is casual however bathing suits should be covered up. Dress code for dinner is smart casual.
Beach Service | Get served the cocktail of your choice or food from the Bayside snack menu when relaxing at the beach or pool. Simply raise the red flag next to your beach or pool lounge and a member of the beach team will be there to provide you this very personalized service.
Late Night Bar | Features funky cutting edge style and fantastic artwork. The charcoal walls off-set brightly coloured asymmetric chairs and large white day beds. In addition to the air-conditioned lounge, there is an open air terrace for cocktails under the stars and in the shadow of the Petit Piton. Guests must be 18 years and over.
The Cane Bar | A speciality rum bar featuring cutting edge style, a glowing white bar, and comfortable over-sized furniture in a palette of white and soft charcoal, as well as a wide selection of rum and a “rummelier” to help guide guests through their choices. In addition to the offerings behind the bar, The Cane Bar also features a new Japanese/Asian-inspired menu to provide the perfect accompaniment to your chosen libation. Enjoy sushi, sashimi or crispy tempura shrimp.
Kabé Privé | Private cabanas available for day use or private dining. In the evening, themed menus—changed nightly to feature cuisine from around the world—are served family style and range from tasty Asian and Mexican specialities to French, Italian and Creole favourites. Diners will have a dedicated server, welcome cocktail, amuse bouche, and assorted petit fours to round off the evening.
Dine Anywhere, Anytime | Guests are encouraged to look beyond the walls of the formal restaurants and to enjoy all of the fabulous locations the resort has to offer, anytime, anywhere. Guests choose the time and the place and Sugar Beach’s chef will devise a personalized menu to suit their occasion and tastes. 24 hours notice required.
Room Service | Enjoy a relaxing morning with breakfast in bed. Breakfast choices range from Continental to full English breakfast. Room service is available daily from 6:00am to midnight and includes select menu choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room Service is included in all meal plans with a delivery charge.
The Terrace | Situated on the ground floor of the Great House, the restaurant features air-conditioned or al fresco dining for breakfast only. A continental buffet is on offer in addition to a menu of a la carte hot selections.
Afternoon Tea | Available at the Palm Court Lounge daily from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Complimentary Water/Land Sports/ Fitness Facilities
- Snorkelling (a US$2 per day Marine Park fee is payable to the Soufriere Marine Management Area to support reef conservation efforts)
- Multi-System Gym Cardiovascular Equipment
- Beach Volleyball
- Yoga & Pilates
- Hobie cats
- Stretch and Dance Class
- Jogging & Walks
- Table Tennis
- Pool Table
Non-Complimentary - Land Sports:
- One-on-One Tennis lessons
- PADI Certificated Dive Centre
- Full PADI courses and certification; PADI Open Water, Adventure Dive and Rescue.Includes all equipment, air fills and boat. SNUBA, an innovative cross between snorkeling and scuba, is also available
Sugar Beach is a family friendly resort. They provide supervised activities for children between the ages of 4 and 12 years old. Children under 4 will be accommodated when accompanied by an adult. All activities are complimentary, fun and educational and combine the rainforest environment and marine biology information with story-telling, dance classes and craft making.
Babysitting is available at an additional cost and can be arranged via the Concierge department.
Golf is available on the Island but is not offered directly to the guests of Sugar Beach.
The atmospherics of the Rainforest Spa blend traditional St Lucian culture, a strong Caribbean aesthetic and experience, with modern techniques and sensibilities. The Rainforest Spa provides high touch experiences that are indicative and respectful of the local environment and the ritual and palette of the island. Most importantly, these treatments and experiences yield results.
- Called a Temascal, this earth and stone dome was used by Amerindians for both health and religious purposes
- Open-air relaxation gazebo suspended over running water at the base of the Petit Piton
- Beauty Suite with hairdressing salon and specialist skin/facial treatment room
- Earthen steam room
- Moroccan Oil poolside pampering treatments have also been introduced focusing on hair and scalp revitalisation
- Double treatment room with hydrotherapy facility Manicure and pedicure room
- 7 tree house treatment gazebos
International product lines used at the Rainforest Spa utilize organic ingredients and are treatment oriented to achieve maximum results. Among the lines selected are Environ, a natural organic range from South Africa, and Seaflora from Canada utilizing organically harvested seaweed.
The spa also offers a range of facial and body treatments from CACI, hailed as an effective and lasting alternative to cosmetic surgery; Viceroy Hotel Group signature treatments utilizing Swiss product line, Valmont; and a range of result focused treatments and rituals from Natura Bisse out of Barcelona.
In addition to the luxury international treatments offered, Sugar Beach continues to offer the all-natural rituals the spa has become known for including the resort’s signature Sulphur Seduction which harnesses all of the benefits of the nearby Sulphur Springs and volcano, as well as the all-natural body scrubs and wraps which utilize fruits and herbs grown right on the resort grounds.
Embraced by the dramatic Pitons and tucked within more than 100 acres of pristine tropical rainforest, there is no setting more suited to romance than Sugar Beach. With a highly experienced and professional wedding coordination team, the resort prides itself on creating wedding memories to cherish for a lifetime. They strictly limit the number of weddings they perform to one per day to protect that special sense of individuality.
Just for Two Wedding Package
- Legal fees
- Bridal bouquet & boutonniere (tropical)
- Champagne for toasting
- Breakfast in bed
- Single tier wedding cake
- Two witnesses if required
- Expert services of our Wedding Specialist
- A beautifully decorated tropical arch
Just Married (example honeymoon package)
- Champagne Fruit Basket
- Tropical flower arrangement
- In-room honeymoon breakfast
- Romantic Candlelit dinner on your villa patio (Menu charged separately)
- Time for Two Couple’s Cabana Massage
- Honeymoon Turn-down with chocolate truffles
Sugar Beach is your perfect honeymoon destination. Celebrate this special occasion in our lush tropical paradise. Romance begins in our exotic villa with private plunge pool or at the water’s edge on one of our luxury beachfront bungalows. A complimentary arrival amenity of sparkling wine and fresh fruit is given to all honeymoon couples.