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Rosie Bell, Contributor

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St. Lucia is known and celebrated for many things—including hotels that are as iconic as the country’s mountain landmark. This 27-mile-long island nation is home to some of the Caribbean’s most sublime resorts, offering cultural immersion, adventure and rejuvenation. For travelers who prefer cost predictability and stress-free convenience, many of the hotels on the island are fully or partially all-inclusive. The best all-inclusive resorts in St. Lucia range from adults-only hideaways to family-friendly properties with plenty of activities.

There are numerous all-inclusive resorts to choose from, like the adults-only Calabash Cove, which grants travelers access to kaleidoscopic coral reefs and offers daily lobster dinners meals in season, and East Winds, where four-course dinners and sailing lessons are included with one of the more affordable rates on the island. Celebrity favorite Sugar Beach offers an add-on plan that includes all meals and drinks, while wellness-focused BodyHoliday also includes fitness classes, activities and a daily massage. Below, our selections for the best all-inclusive resorts in St. Lucia in 2024.


Best All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia Overall: Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa

Who Will Love It: Seclusion-seeking couples; foodies; multi-generational families; pool lovers

All-Star Amenities: Indoor and outdoor eateries; full-service salon; unlimited à la carte and buffet dining; top-shelf liquors; family-friendly and adults-only wings; seven bars; gym; five swimming pools

What Not To Miss: Splashing around at the largest water park in St. Lucia

Location: Vieux Fort

With five inviting pools and seven bars, Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa ensures your glass is always full and your days are sunshine-soaked. But the real splash comes from the 50,000-square-foot CocoLand Waterpark, the island’s largest, where guests of all ages can dive into fun times. The resort thoughtfully divides its world into two wings: the family-oriented Splash wing, home to a Kidz Klub that entertains children from babies to 12-year-olds, and the adults-only Harmony wing, where the Kai Mer spa and its eight treatment rooms are found.

The all-inclusive package at Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa is generous, covering everything from hassle-free airport transfers—Hewanorra International Airport is a mere six-minute drive away—to endless dining options across nearly a dozen restaurants, not to mention the inclusive water sports, bonfires, beach parties, jazz concerts and rum tastings that add a dash of local flavor to your stay.


Best High-End All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia: Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

Who Will Love It: Off-duty celebs; well-traveled families; luxury-focused couples; style travelers

All-Star Amenities: In-room dining; three bars; kids and teen clubs; babysitting; meal plan options; tennis courts; beach volleyball; chocolate boutique; PADI dive center; personal trainers; sunset cruises; 180-minute massages; pet-friendly accommodations; rum-rich cocktails at the Cane Bar; heated outdoor pool

What Not To Miss: An audio art tour through the sprawling resort

Location: Soufrière

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort has all the expected hallmarks of a high-end stay. Private plunge pools? Check. Four-poster beds? Absolutely. Spa treatment rooms in their very own treehouses? Why not. A-list clientele? Sure thing. The likes of Matt Damon, Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow have all rested their heads on this hotel’s Egyptian cotton linens and walked its halls, which are graced with masterpieces from renowned artists like Banksy and Andy Warhol.

There is an array of opulent accommodations here, including plush villas, beachfront bungalows and luxury rooms, all with private plunge pools, full-sized Natura Bisse amenities and pristine, white interiors. Butlers pander to every guest’s every whim; for dining, those who stay can choose between a half-board or full-board meal plan. Opt for the full-board plan to stay wallet and worry-free as you dine on gourmet cuisine at the six restaurants and bars dotted around the resort.


Best Boutique All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia: Anse Chastanet

Anse Chastanet

Who Will Love It: Family vacationers, outdoorsy couples; divers; chocoholics

All-Star Amenities: Relaxing treatments at Kai Belté Spa; sailing; top-tier diving facilities; jungle mountain biking; Emerald Estates Regenerative Farm; coral nursery program; suites decorated with traditional local fabrics; kingsize beds; handmade bathrobes; “Tree to Bar” chocolate tours

What Not To Miss: The once-a-week Harvesting excursion with the Executive Chef

Location: Soufrière

Guests would be forgiven for spending excessive amounts of time in their rooms at Anse Chastanet. The resort’s 49 individually designed accommodations have a patio or balcony, feature Coralina or clay tiles and are either nestled amidst lush tropical gardens at sea level or perched on verdant hillsides. Take your pick between categories including the Hillside Deluxe accommodations that have semi-open designs or the Piton Pool Suite for expansive ocean-meets-mountain views from the comfort of a 160-square-foot private pool.

All-inclusive at Anse Chastanet means all drinks by the glass and meals made with fresh ingredients from the hotel’s organic farm, roughly 20 minutes away by car. Resort dining is a treat, with scintillating and varied options like the lionfish conservation dining experience or the fresh Caribbean seafood bar at Balawoo. The resort’s activity roster is brimming with activities like windsurfing, art workshops, jungle biking, a chocolate lab, birdwatching and ocean restoration programs. Hammock swinging and lounging on the sand are equally enticing activities here, with access to two captivating beaches, Anse Mamim and Anse Chastanet Beach.


Best Value All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia: East Winds

East Winds

Who Will Love It: Budget savvy all-inclusive devotees

All-Star Amenities: Private beach gazebos for meals and celebrations; complimentary weddings; premium drinks; beachfront restaurant; vegetarian options; gym; afternoon tea; private chauffeur service; swim-up bar; temperature-regulated pool; weekly garden tours

What Not To Miss: Sailing lessons at no extra charge

Location: Gros Islet

It’s infinitely easier to budget when you know that practically everything is included in the rate of your stay. This is the case when choosing East Winds as your St. Lucia base. Your wallet will be unnecessary for tips, unlimited Champagne from breakfast to dinner and all on-property meals, from four-course dinners to packed picnics when heading out for island exploration. Body nourishing activities like sailing, snorkeling, pilates, yoga or cooking with a resort chef are also complimentary. Should you decide to exchange vows on the property, your wedding will be thrown in for free, too. The only thing you’ll have to shell out for at East Winds is a treatment at the indulgent on-site spa.


Best All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia For Couples: Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Who Will Love It: Active couples; divers

All-Star Amenities: Purpose-built water-skiing boats; VIP airport transfers; swim-up bars; glass bottom boats; wakeboarding included in the rate; roundtrip shuttles to Sandals’ two other St. Lucia resorts; swim-up suites; 12 restaurants; aqua fit classes; beach parties

What Not To Miss: The “Scents of Love” couples massage at Red Lane Spa

Location: Gros Islet

A world unto itself, Sandals Grande St. Lucian sprawls across a private peninsula and is an idyllic retreat for couples seeking an all-inclusive experience that blends romance with adventure. Couples can go paddle boarding in Rodney Bay—which is said to have some of the calmest waters in St. Lucia—or jump into the warm sea after waking up together in an over-the-water bungalow. PADI-certified diving enthusiasts will appreciate the unlimited scuba diving opportunities here, while windsurfing, wakeboarding, water-skiing, kayaks and sailboats are just some of the water-based pursuits that guests have free reign to limitlessly enjoy.

Sandals Grande St. Lucian is all-inclusive in the truest sense—listing all its inclusions would be too extensive. What sets the resort apart from other all-inclusives in St. Lucia is its “Stay at One, Play at Three” policy, offering guests the chance to enjoy the facilities and gourmet dining at Sandals Regency La Toc and Sandals Halcyon Beach, both of which are connected by roundtrip shuttles. Further sweetening the deal, each evening presents opportunities for diversion, dancing and connecting with your special someone during the themed soirees celebrating everything from reggae music to Broadway shows.


Best All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia For Families: Windjammer Landing Resort & Residences

Windjammer Landing Resort & Residences

Who Will Love It: Families with kids of all ages

All-Star Amenities: Spa; waterskiing; complimentary non-motorized water sports; private plunge pools; certified nannies; tennis; paddleboard and hummingbird yoga; diving; ocean-view rooms; six restaurants; villas with kitchens; gym with fitness classes

What Not To Miss: The milk, cookies and teddy bear in-room turndown service for parents with little ones

Location: Gros Islet

Reborn from a $12 million renovation, Windjammer Landing Resort & Residences is a 65-acre Mediterranean-style village offering something for every visitor—those in love, those seeking tranquillity and those wanting to move their bodies in the spa or fitness center. Families in particular will find their groove here. The resort is ideal for multi-generational vacations, offering a range of activities that cater to both the young and the young at heart. Children aged between four and 12 have access to countless supervised activities at the Kids Fun Club, including kiddies yoga, Creole dance lessons, nature walks, horseback riding, crafts, storytelling from Jacquot the Parrot (the resort’s mascot) and mocktail making classes.

Meanwhile, parents can relish some downtime indulging in tipples and culinary delights across six diverse restaurants, from classic Italian cuisine at Papa Don’s to sunset cocktails and Caribbean oxtail at Jammers. Fortunately, Windjammer Landing’s premium all-inclusive package includes unlimited beverages—including top-shelf liquor—and meals, as well as in-between snacks. Children under 11 eat for free.


Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia: Calabash Cove Resort & Spa

Calabash Cove Resort & Spa

Who Will Love It: Honeymooners; empty nesters

All-Star Amenities: Unlimited wet bar; secluded beach; nearby coral reef; dedicated reading rooms with classical music; Ti-Spa; infinity pool; garden and nature hikes; swim-up suites; a Pop The Question Package; welcome fruit and wine

What Not To Miss: Happy hour at the swim-up bar

Location: Gros Islet

With only 26 keys, the adults-only Calabash Cove Resort & Spa maintains an intimate and cozy atmosphere that seldom feels crowded. All room categories offer four poster king beds and oversized jacuzzis, and the all-inclusive package is comprehensive, covering everything from room service to wines by the bottle, premium in-room drinks and a daily lobster meal when in season. The on-site Windsong restaurant focuses on fresh ingredients with dishes like Saint Lucian seafood pot au feu and pan-seared scallops with carrot ginger sauce, while the sky-high C-Bar grants views of the sea and the resort’s infinity pool below, which has charmingly been named “Sweet Waters.” Calabash Cove encourages outdoorsy jaunts and adventure with a range of off-site excursions, though many find comfort within its grounds whether it’s through peaceful yoga sessions, leisurely strolls through the Cove Gardens or snorkeling by the coral reef a stone’s throw away.


Best All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia For Spa And Wellness: BodyHoliday

BodyHoliday

Who Will Love It: Fitness buffs; spa obsessives; yogis; digital detoxers

All-Star Amenities: Pro golf lessons; complimentary massages every day; British afternoon tea; premium alcohol; one-on-one consultations; Chavutti massages; weight loss programs; six restaurants; vegan cuisine; ocean view rooms; sailing school

What Not To Miss: Synchronized abanygaha, a four-handed rhythmic massage using a combination of herbal oils.

Location: Cap Estate

At BodyHoliday, all-inclusive is redefined. Sure, you can have your piña colada (and sip it by the sea), but here, the real joy is the all-you-can-treat-yourself menu of activities. Guests can conquer the waves with windsurfing, learn water skiing, take archery classes, practice golf with a PGA professional or find their inner Federer on the tennis courts. The resort’s slogan is “Give us your body for a week, and we’ll give you back your mind,” so expect anything but a fly-and-flop vacation.

BodyHoliday’s Wellness Center is an award-winning temple dedicated to the fine art of feeling good with treatments that draw from the ancient and the avant garde. The 75-minute West Indies Signature Facial leaves you glowing like a St. Lucian sunset, and there is one 50-minute massage thrown in complimentary for every day of your stay. Time your visit for one of the nine themed months during the year, ranging from “Spring Sail” to “Octoba Yoga.”


All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia With The Best Pools: Jade Mountain

Jade Mountain

Who Will Love It: Newlyweds; fans of unique architecture; globetrotters; lovers of bucket list hotels

All-Star Amenities: Helicopter transfers available; hot tubs; in-sanctuary dining; Chocolate Lab; tours and excursions; mountain bike trail within the estate; organic farm; private catamaran; vegan culinary program; cooking classes; microbrewery; hilltop views; access to facilities at Anse Chastanet

What Not To Miss: A visit to Kai en Ciel spa which has chocolate-infused treatments

Location: Soufrière

Perched above its sister property, Anse Chastanet, Jade Mountain is an architectural gem in St. Lucia. Designed by Nick Troubetzkoy, this retreat offers suites—known as sanctuaries—without a fourth wall or windows, replacing traditional barriers with open vistas of the sea and the Pitons. Serenity is emphasized via the omission of phones, TVs, and clocks. The award-winning resort features accommodations of various sizes, with the largest Galaxy Sanctuaries featuring private infinity pools averaging 900 square feet. Notably, there are only full-length private infinity pools at the resort—no communal pools.

Highlights at Jade Mountain include in-sanctuary yoga sessions, round-the-clock butlers called Major Domos, and seasonal dishes at the on-site restaurant, Jade Mountain Club, which is only open to hotel guests. There are three rate plans to choose from: without meals, with breakfast and dinner or all-inclusive. The resort also offers seasonal packages with tempting offers designed for honeymooners, divers, wellness aficionados and active travelers looking to keep up with their fitness routines.


All-Inclusive Resort In St. Lucia With The Best Amenities: Royalton Saint Lucia, An Autograph Collection

Royalton Saint Lucia, An Autograph Collection

Who Will Love It: Active families; spa fanatics; true all-inclusive devotees

All-Star Amenities: Swim-up bars; splash park; exclusive chef’s table experience; Royalton Signature rain showers; restocked minibars; non-stop room service; tennis; beach volleyball; kayaking; kids’ and teens’ clubs; the largest spa in St. Lucia

What Not To Miss: Donning your loveliest white attire during the weekly white party

Location: Cap Estate

Royalton Saint Lucia, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort is blissful for holidayers who want the best amenities wrapped in the beauty of St. Lucia. Tailor-made for the variety-conscious, it has an impressive roster of 450 suites, four sparkling outdoor pools, a splash park, scuba diving lessons for beginners, a supervised kids’ club and a teenagers’ lounge with speedy Wi-Fi and PlayStation games.

Culinary adventurers will find themselves on a global tour at the resort’s nine restaurants, with flavors spanning from Tex-Mex tastes at Armadillo to the international buffet at Gourmet Marché. Evenings at Royalton Saint Lucia are lively, with eight bars serving sublime cocktails and a weekly white party that’s suitable for families. For active travelers, the resort offers high-intensity boot camps, and there’s tennis, pickleball, aqua aerobics, beach volleyball, sunrise yoga and dance classes to rev up your heart rate.


About Rosie Bell, Your St. Lucia All-Inclusive Resorts Guide

I am a travel writer and location independence educator at DiscoverySessions.io. I have written for publications on both sides of the Atlantic, including BBC Travel, BBC Worklife, Condé Nast Traveler, Fodor’s, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveller, Cosmopolitan, Atlas Obscura, and Lonely Planet. I am also the author of ‘Escape to Self’ and have been featured as a travel and life design expert in Business Insider, ABC News, NBC News, South China Morning Post, and Scandinavian Traveler. Follow my travels on Instagram (@TheBeachBell) and read more of my writing at RosieBell.net.

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