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Ladera Resort in St Lucia named as one of Caribbean's top resorts

The Ladera Resort in St Lucia has been ranked in fifth place in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards' Caribbean Resort Hotels category. The luxury eco-resort was also rated the second top hotel in St Lucia and was praised by readers for its romantic setting and unique accommodation. The property sits on a forested ridge 1,100 feet above the sea and boasts views of the majestic Pitons.

Ladera Resort in St Lucia named as one of Caribbean's top resorts

The luxurious Ladera Resort in St Lucia has been recognised in the 2018 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. The property was ranked in fifth place in Caribbean Resort Hotels category and the second-best hotel in St Lucia.

Located on a forested ridge, 1100-feet above the sparkling Caribbean Sea, the eco-resort boasts spectacular views of the stunning Pitons, the island twin emerald-sloped peaks. The property was awarded an impressive score of 93.47 by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine.

Daly Mariatte, Vice President and General Manager of Sales and Marketing at Ladera Resort, commented: 

“We are thrilled to be named as a top resort in the Caribbean by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards and cannot thank our guests enough for the support through the resort’s 30-year history.

“This accolade represents our staff’s hard work and dedication to provide our guests with personalized service. Our chief goal at Ladera has always been to ensure our guests have a special and authentic St. Lucian experience.”

Mariatte also explained:

“The only way is up from here, and we will continue to provide our guests with an exceptionally unique resort that will encourage fond memories with their loved ones and keep them returning for years to come.”

This is the first time the luxury resort was awarded in the Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards. This year’s Caribbean Resort Hotels category included hotels and resorts from 12 countries across the Caribbean. The property was praised by readers for its romantic settings and its unique accommodation.

Ladera Resort is the only property on St. Lucia, which is positioned on the island’s UNESCO World Heritage site. The boutique resort has 37 unique suites and villas that feature an open-air three-walled concept built. The rooms have furnishings made with local tropical hardwoods, tiles and stones, as well as relaxing in-room amenities and treatments.

The hotel also has Paradise Ridge with a villa and four suites. The lavish 1,700 square foot has a large living area with contemporary Dedon furniture, a dining area, lounge seating and a double daybed. The bedroom has a canopied, four poster King bed, with stunning views of the sea, and guests have access to a private pool.

The four suites feature spacious living areas, large bathrooms, four poster canopied King beds, private plunge pools and views of the Caribbean Sea and the Pitons. Guests staying at Paradise Ridge have access to the resort’s signature Butler Service.

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