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10 BEST St. Lucia Hotels & Resorts with Private Pools for the Perfect Caribbean Escape

Dreaming of a romantic Caribbean vacation with your loved ones? It’s always best to enjoy an intimate escape in suites with private amenities and amazing facilities. St. Lucia is a highly sought-after destination with stunning beach resorts and breathtaking landscapes that appeal to couples, families, and groups of friends.

This article will introduce you to the best resorts and hotels in St. Lucia, which offer great amenities and experiences. This list will help you plan your dream romantic getaway with infinity pools, private spaces, plunge pools, and exclusive culinary experiences.

Discover BestHotelsAdvisor’s selection of the top 10 hotels in St. Lucia with private pools for a fantastic staycation.

What makes St. Lucia a great tourist destination?

Despite its small size, St. Lucia is known for its pristine beauty. Dubbed as “Helen of the West”, this spectacular island boasts an unrivaled charm that captivates tourists. St. Lucia has beautiful beaches, refreshing landscapes, and stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. It’s a destination filled with nature’s unrivaled beauty.

This beautiful island is also home to the iconic Piton Mountains, which are also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On top of these, St. Lucia also has the best resorts and hotels offering luxury all-inclusive experiences to tourists. Travelers love St. Lucia for its great weather, delicious food, and exciting water sports and activities.

10 Best St. Lucia Hotels with Private Pools

1. Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort

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Perched within the pristine rainforest on the Caribbean Sea, Sugar Beach Viceroy is a sure choice for couples and families. Featuring a line of incredibly stylish accommodations, guests can choose elegant guestrooms, villas, and bungalows. The Four-Bedroom Beachfront Collection is a total stunner, offering panoramic views of The Pitons and the Caribbean Sea. 

The signature collection includes spacious rooms with private terraces and patios, a custom Italian kitchen, and a large private infinity pool. Lastly, Sugar Beach Viceroy also offers amazing deals and packages for kids and even for pets! Talk about a complete and wholesome staycation. 

Amenities: Luxury Guestrooms, Villas, & Suites | Outdoor Swimming Pool | 3 Restaurants | Free Parking | Room Service | Bar | Private Beach Area | Breakfast | Children’s Cots (upon request)
Starts at $1,700
Nearby Attractions:
Malgretoute Beach, Soufriere Beach, Anse Chastanet Beach, and Sabwisha Beach.
Highlights of the Hotel:
The Cabana Experience. Modern Art Collection. V Team Kids Club. VIPETS @ Viceroy. Beachfront Collection. 


We picked Sugar Beach as the Best Hotel Overall on this list because it delivers everything that you need and more. That's right - Sugar Beach has mastered the art of hospitality and luxury, and decided to elevate both a notch higher. Apart from the tastefully designed accommodations and fully equipped facilities like its Spa and Gym, Sugar Beach has the most thoughtful packages crafted for guests.

It's also important to note that this Viceroy resort is a pet-friendly property, and that's evident with its VIPETS @Viceroy program. A stay at one of the finest resorts in Saint Lucia while being pampered together with your fur baby, good food, and lovely sceneries? Perfection. 

2. Ladera Resort

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Looking for unique accommodations and an even more unique location? Ladera offers both. This resort is located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And being the only property to offer such a captivating feature, every stay in this resort is set to be nothing less than spectacular. In addition to the stunning view of The Pitons, Ladera features spacious living areas and heated pools for a phenomenal retreat. 

The Petit Piton Suite is gorgeous accommodation that adopts a unique Open Wall design. This style gives guests unparalleled views of the surrounding landscape, paired with the rustic and warm vibes of handcrafted wooden furniture and interiors. Ladera specializes in suites with private plunge pools and cozy vibes which are perfect for honeymooners.

Amenities: Nature View Suites & Villas | Outdoor Swimming Pool | Restaurant | Free Parking | Breakfast | Bar | Free Airport Shuttle | Room Service
Starts at $1,250
Nearby Attractions:
Malgretoute Beach, Soufriere Beach, Anse Chastanet Beach, and Sabwisha Beach. 
Highlights of the Hotel:
Eco-Friendly Accommodations. Special Wedding & Honeymoon Packages. Personalized Meal Plans. Beach Packages.

Our Take:

May not be the most expensive, but definitely the most luxurious experience that you can get in Saint Lucia. Ladera delivers both the iconic St. Lucian hospitality and nature's splendor, and built a property that mirrors the two. With every accommodation looking like a page torn off a fantasy book, this majestic property offers unparalleled experiences to every guest's senses.

It's visually appealing and breathtaking, and each bespoke furniture denotes a warm and welcoming feeling of home. And did we mention that it's the only resort located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Certainly, a stay at Ladera would be a rare, extraordinary experience. Don't miss out!

3. Cap Maison Resort & Spa

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Located on a private estate lined with tall palm trees, Cap Maison is a resort in St. Lucia offering a homey twist to luxury living. With accommodations that boast majestic views of the surrounding seascape, every suite and villa is perfect for family vacations and honeymoons. We particularly adore the Oceanview Suite that features a private swimming pool and a romantic roof terrace. It’s one of the few pools in St. Lucia that offer elevated sea views and vibrant Caribbean aesthetics. 

Guests can also indulge in rejuvenating treatments at the Spa Maison, and enjoy private Yoga and Pilates classes in the comfort of their own suites. The Cliff at Cap also has an extensive menu of sumptuous dishes inspired by French-Caribbean Fusion. For the most memorable events, Cap Maison also offers romantic and exclusive packages for weddings and proposals. Planning to pop the question? Cap Maison’s Proposal Concierge Services can help you achieve that one-of-a-kind proposal that’s truly unforgettable.

Amenities: Garden and Ocean View Rooms & Villas | Outdoor Swimming Pool | 2 Restaurants | Free Parking | Spa & Wellness Center | Bar | Breakfast | Children’s Cots (upon request) | Various Airport Transfer Options
Starts at $485
Nearby Attractions:
Smugglers Cove Beach, Pigeon Island Beach, Reduit Beach, Cas en Bas Beach, and Donkey Beach.
Highlights of the Hotel:
Stylish Villas & Suites. The Cliff At Cap Restaurant. Iconic Smuggler’s Cove. Proposal Concierge. 

4. Calabash Cove Resort and Spa

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Chic, refreshing, and invigorating. These are the perfect words to describe Calabash Cove Resort and Spa. Perched between the timeless allure of the rainforest and white sand beaches, Calabash is an all-inclusive resort that combines comfort and class. This fancy resort and spa features spacious suites and cottages with swim-up pools and private Jacuzzis. 

A true haven of privacy and relaxation, every cottage offers an impeccable balance between natural elements and modern elegance. The Waters Edge Cottage offers a small private plunge pool, uninterrupted views of the sea and sunset, and bespoke furniture, which includes a hammock day bed. The cottage is also surrounded by lush and vibrant gardens, which add to the property’s overall charm. Best for couples, the Swim-Up Junior Suites feature exceptionally designed bedrooms, a romantic private patio, direct access to the private pool, and a swim-up bar. If you’re looking for accommodation that will help you enjoy the warm St. Lucian breeze and the cool waters of the Caribbean, this is the perfect place for you.

Amenities: Ocean View Suites & Cottages | Outdoor Swimming Pool | Restaurant | Airport Shuttle | Free Parking | Room Service | Bar | Private Beach Area | Breakfast | Spa & Fitness
Starts at $502.
Nearby Attractions:
Choc Beach, Trouya Beach, Vigie Beach, Reduit Beach, and Pigeon Island Beach.
Highlights of the Hotel:
Charming Ocean View Cottages. Secluded Beach Access. Infinity Pool. Ti Spa. The Cove Gardens.

5. Jade Mountain Resort

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Adopting the iconic Cornucopia style of architecture, Jade Mountain has successfully established a unique identity in terms of design. Rising above the beachfront resort of Anse Chastanet, on the ssouth-westcoast of St. Lucia, this 5-star resort boasts an exceptional feature. While most hotel suites feature private plunge pools and/or a limited number of infinity plunge pools, Jade Mountain one-ups every hotel pool by offering 24 infinity pool sanctuaries. 

Added to this exceptional feature are the exclusive in-sanctuary treatments for guests to relax their minds and bodies. The Galaxy Sanctuary stands out best, with massive living areas and amazing amenities, including an infinity pool overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Not enticed yet? You can enjoy a guilt-free, eco-friendly stay in this resort with its LEED Gold certification – a first for all Caribbean Hotels. How can you say no to that?

Amenities: Infinity Pool Suites | Free Parking | Breakfast | Beachfront Pool Rooms | 5 Unique Dining Options | Private Airport Transfers
Starts at $1,560
Nearby Attractions:
Soufriere Beach, Malgretoute Beach, and Anse Chastanet Beach. 
Highlights of the Hotel:
Wedding Locations & Packages. In-Sanctuary Treatments. Adventure & Water Sports. LEED Gold-Certified Accommodations.

6. Serenity at Coconut Bay

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Looking for the top-rated resort within the island that offers the best 24-hour room service? Serenity at Coconut Bay lives up to its name as the number-one resort for couples and romantic getaways. With suites exclusively designed for honeymooners, Serenity provides a stunning escape that tops every beachfront resort in Saint Lucia. From lavish accommodations lined with tasteful decors to impressive butler service and gourmet dining, this resort is always set to make every guest feel like a VIP with its all-inclusive plans. 

The Grande Plunge Pool Butler Suite is its best suite, featuring massive interiors and fully-furnished living areas. This ultra-spacious suite also comes with a personalized bar with premium liquor and wine selections. Adding to the comfort of this exclusive sanctuary is a cool lounge area beside a private plunge pool. The lounge features sun loungers and a hammock for two. Serenity highlights the natural elements by using mahogany on vanity counters and the bedroom, which makes the suite more comfortable and charming. 

Amenities: Luxury Pool Suites | Swimming Pool | Free parking | Room service|  Free Airport Shuttle | Bar | Private Beach Area | Breakfast | 24-Hour Dining Options
Starts at $1,440
Nearby Attractions:
Sandy Beach, Anse Des Sables Beach, Black Bay Beach, and Honeymoon Beach.
Highlights of the Hotel:
Butler Service. Fancy Plunge Pool Suites. Sapphire Wedding Package. Coconut Bay Pools. 

7. The Landings Resort and Spa

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Location: Pigeon Island Causeway Gros Islet, St. Lucia

Nestled on the west coast of Saint Lucia, this private haven is one of the finest beachfront hotels on the island. The Landings Resort and Spa is a family-friendly property that successfully integrates modern living into classic Caribbean hospitality. Boasting beachfront suites and sparkling views of the ocean and marina, every guest can enjoy a relaxing retreat with top-notch amenities.

The Beachfront Villa Suites are perfect for families looking for massive living spaces and the classic cozy vibe that feels like home. Made of natural elements like warm woods, rattan, and bamboo, the suites showcase the timeless colors of island living. Guests can choose a suite with or without a private plunge pool but with the same spectacular views of the surrounding seascapes. Lastly, Landings is the only resort on this list that offers luxury beachfront properties for sale. Landings has got you covered if you want to invest in a beautiful estate that could be your family’s hidden sanctuary or a place to build your own beach resort.

Amenities: Ocean View Villa Suites | 4 Swimming Pools | Airport Shuttle | 3 Restaurants | Room Service | Bar | Private Beach Area | Breakfast | Children’s cots (upon request) | Bar
Starts at $450
Nearby Attractions:
Pigeon Island Beach, Reduit Beach, Smugglers Cove Beach, Cas en Bas Beach, and Trouya Beach.
Highlights of the Hotel: 
Exclusive Landings Residences. Elegant Villas & Suites. Honeymoon & Wedding Packages. Stylish Outdoor Pools.

Our Take:

Picking The Landings Resort and Spa as the Most Family-Friendly hotel on this list is easy. With massive suites and villas furnished and equipped with modern amenities, this luxury property is a home away from home, but more glamorous. Landings also has four unique swim areas where couples, families, and groups of friends can relax. 

We also love how Landings can entice guests to invest in valuable estates at Landings Residences. A privately owned property in the beautiful island of Saint Lucia? That's one great goal right there, and we're here for it. 

8. Harbor Club St. Lucia, Curio Collection by Hilton

Best value for money at St. Lucia hotels.
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Harbor Club St. Lucia is an island-inspired private property set in the Gros Islet quarter on the northwest coast. This gives the property an authentic, cozy, luxurious, and authentic nautical feel. This resort under the Curio Collection of Hilton stands out with its stylish accommodations at reasonable prices. And if you want to treat yourself to exclusive harbor club access, this place is perfect.

The King Swim-Up Room is an absolute stunner. Featuring chic bed linens in shades of lapis and indigo, the roomy suite has a private patio with access to the swim-up pool. Welcoming the cool St. Lucian breeze from the patio, guests can feel the comfort and coolness of the island living in this tastefully designed accommodation. For a unique culinary experience, the 14th North masterfully prepares Asian-Caribbean cuisine in a relaxing setting. Harbor Club St. Lucia is also ideal for personal and corporate events, offering 4 different types of event spaces that companies and families can choose from. 

Amenities: Island View Rooms & Suites | Outdoor Swimming Pool | 2 Restaurants | Free Parking | Room Service | Airport Shuttle | Bar | Breakfast | PWD-Accessible Facilities
Guest Rating:
Starts at $325
Nearby Attractions:
Reduit Beach, Pigeon Island Beach, Cas en Bas Beach, Trouya Beach, and Smugglers Cove Beach.
Highlights of the Hotel:
14 North’s Asian-Caribbean Cuisine. Intimate Event Venues. Harbor Club Access. Rodney Bay Tours. 

Our Take:

Besides being the most affordable resort hotel on this list, we chose Harbor Club St. Lucia as the hotel that offers the Best Value for Money because of its amenities. For as low as $325, you can stay in one of their stylish suites and enjoy the cool Caribbean lifestyle. The rooms and suites are spacious, and the swim-up pools offer a charming aesthetic that's exciting but not overwhelming.

For more perks and benefits, the Harbor Club Day Pass can give you access to exclusive pool and lounge areas, with the best food and drinks at hand. All of these and a Hilton hotel staycation, without breaking the bank. That's hot. 

9. Ti Kaye Resort & Spa

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Serene and enchanting, this 4-star adults-only resort is located on a cliffside, overlooking the Azure waters of the Caribbean and the white sand that embraces the secluded beach. Ti Kaye Resort & Spa deserves every accolade under its name for delivering unparalleled comfort and class to every guest. Despite being small, Ti Kaye went big when it comes to amenities. 

All rooms feature delicate styles and modern amenities which are perfect for honeymooners. The Ocean View Cottage with Pool is a sophisticated accommodation that features a private plunge pool, a private bathroom with an outdoor shower, and exclusive gym access. Made primarily of wood and lightweight linens, this cottage is a breath of fresh air from most hotels’ intricate and grand interior designs. We appreciate the straightforward style that exudes understated elegance. For couples celebrating honeymoons, anniversaries, or even the simple yet meaningful moments of togetherness, the Lanmou package offers more than just your ordinary staycation. 

Amenities: Ocean View Rooms & Cottages | 2 Restaurants | Free Airport Shuttle | Outdoor Swimming Pool | Spa & Wellness Center | Room Service | Bar | Breakfast
Starts at $466
Nearby Attractions:
Anse Cochon Beach, Tolonge Beach, and Roseau Beach.
Highlights of the Hotel: 
Ocean View Accommodations. Underground Wine Cellar. Lanmou Honeymoon Package. Weddings & Vow Renewal Packages. 

10. Sandals Halcyon Beach

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Described as the most quintessentially Caribbean of all the Sandals Resorts, Sandals Halcyon Beach is a glamorous private property that combines the zest of tropical gardens and the fine white sand beach. Each private space is lined with the finest amenities, offering style and comfort to every guest. The Honeymoon Butler Room w/ Private Pool Sanctuary is a unique accommodation that features fantastic views of the tropical gardens and a private pool. The bathroom amenities are also impressive – including a glass-enclosed walk-in shower, an oversized back-lit mirror, and a custom vanity.

It also features a chic, furnished patio with pairs of sun loungers, which is a perfect place for al fresco dining and fun chats over light snacks and liquors. Other room categories feature a soaking tub, nature and garden views, and a private balcony. Foodies will also enjoy different types of seafood at Kelly’s Dockside, offering an explosion of fresh sea flavors and personalized Caribbean touches.

Amenities: Beachfront Swim-Up Suites | 6 Restaurants | Outdoor Swimming Pool | Free Parking | Bar | Breakfast | Free Airport Shuttle | Spa & Wellness Centre 
Starts at $645
Nearby Attractions:
Anse Cochon Beach, Tolonge Beach, and Roseau Beach. 
Highlights of the Hotel:
All-New Private Rondovals & Beachfront Suites. Fresh Seafood at Kelly’s Dockside. Romantic Couple Packages. Spa-Style Bathrooms.

Did you know?

Saint Lucia is a legit green island. This majestic island is covered by over 70% of rainforest, making it a home to several rare species of flora and fauna, including the Jacquot or St Lucia Parrot.

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This fact adds to the tropical charm of the island. Boasting an in-drive volcano and lines of pristine white sand beaches, Saint Lucia is a favorite of international tourists.

What’s next?

We hope that this list has helped you find and choose the best accommodations for your dream Caribbean getaway in St. Lucia. Here at, our ultimate goal is for you to have a stress-free stay in the finest hotels and resorts that will deliver all your needs. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which Saint Lucia hotels are closest to the airport?

There are three hotels that are closest to the Hewanorra International Airport:

  1. Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort – 57 min (35.4 km)
  2. Ladera Resort – 46 min (30.1 km)
  3. Serenity at Coconut Bay – 5 min (1.9 km)

2. What types of cuisine can I expect from these hotels?

You can expect various cuisines from these hotels, giving them 5-star ratings. But the most popular types of cuisine served in these hotels include Caribbean, Asian, Italian, French, and other Western cuisines.

3. Which hotel in Saint Lucia offers the lowest pricing?

Here are the top 3 hotels in Saint Lucia that offer the most affordable rates:

  1. Harbor Club St. Lucia, Curio Collection by Hilton
  2. Cap Maison Resort & Spa
  3. Calabash Cove Resort and Spa

4. What hotel in Saint Lucia features the best villas with private swimming pool?

Based on location, amenities, facilities, and the surrounding environment, the best Saint Lucia hotels in terms of villas with swimming pools are the following:

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  1. Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort
  2. Jade Mountain Resort
  3. Ladera Resort

5. Which of these hotels located in Saint Lucia offers the best dining experience?

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  • Taste: Cap Maison’s The Cliff at Cap and Harbor Club’s 14° North
  • Style: Calabash Cove’s Windsong and Sandals Halcyon’s Kelly’s Dockside
  • Vibe: Ladera’s Dasheene

6. Which of these luxury hotels in Saint Lucia have the best gym and fitness facilities?

Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, has the best fitness center out of all these St. Lucia hotels. Sugar Beach’s gym features complete workout equipment and offers exclusive fitness lessons with help from experienced gym pros. 

7. Which of these best hotels with private pools has the best spa services?

The Rainforest Spa at Sugar Beach is the best-rated hotel & resort spa.

8. Do all of these hotels with private pools offer airport transfers?

Yes. All these hotels provide airport transfers. Some are free, others require extra payment for private transfers. Coordinate with your chosen hotel for a stress-free arrival and departure. 

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Charvel Rebagay is the founder and main author behind With an impressive entrepreneurial background and a genuine passion for travel, Charvel brings a unique perspective to the hospitality industry. He meticulously reviews and recommends hotels, providing readers with an invaluable guide to the best global accommodations.