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Offering a magical setting of flower-decked hillside and crystalline sea, this St. Lucia resort sits amid 600 tropical acres with access to 2 private beaches; the twin Pitons, rising from the ocean, form a dramatic backdrop.
Playing and lazing
For adventure, there's jungle biking, ocean kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving; Anse Chastanet Resort also offers spa treatments and silvery-sand beaches perfect for dozing and dreaming.
By the beach or on the hills, Anse Chastanet Resort guestrooms, decorated with original art and native woods, are cooled by ceiling fans and breezes. No televisions, radios, clocks, or telephones intrude.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
Anse Chastanet Resort
All-inclusive room rates at Anse Chastanet Resort are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and beverages included
Activities and facilities/equipment
- Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
- Bottled wine
Located at beach level, the Kai Belté Spa is designed in the same airy style as the rest of the resort and features seven air-conditioned rooms for massage, ayurvedic treatments, and facials, as well as a hair/nail/waxing salon.
Massage options include couples, Swedish, shiatsu, hot stone, and reflexology. Kai Belté Spa also offers Anse Chastanet Resort's signature hot stone treatment, Wosh Cho. Ayurvedic treatment choices include Bindi Herbal (exfoliation, warm oil, herbal wrap) and Shirodhara (warm oil stream, herbal oil scalp massage, massage of neck, shoulders, hands, feet). Facials include After-Sun and Cellular Repair. Classes are offered five times weekly in a yoga hut. Spa services are arranged by reservation.
A gallery sells works by international and local artists whose art decorates resort restaurants, bars, and rooms. Several restaurants are available onsite as well as 2 bars/lounges.
Children under the age of 10 are not allowed at the resort.
- Beach bar
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Full-service spa
- 24-hour front desk
- Direct access to private beach
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Coffee shop or café
- Free self parking
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Luggage storage
- Hair salon
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Designated smoking areas
- Outdoor tennis court
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 49
- One meeting room
- Wedding services
- Tennis on site
- Multilingual staff
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Premium bedding
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Free WiFi
- Room service (limited hours)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Restaurants at the resort use herbs and produce grown in the resort's own gardens on the former sugar/cocoa plantation of Anse Mamin, part of the resort's 600 acres, and on the organic farm, Emerald's, in the Soufriere hills.
Treehouse Restaurant - Located at mid-level hillside near reception, this restaurant consists of 2 open-air tree house structures with views of the ocean and the surrounding hills. Fine Caribbean dining served amidst candlelight from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM each evening except Tuesday. New menu nightly with choices such as steamed mahi mahi, corn/plantain soup, rack of lamb, pan-seared kingfish, chicken breast stuffed with goat cheese, and pumpkin/coconut tart with vanilla ice cream. Dinner dress code: long pants or dress shorts, collared shirts for men. Breakfast served from 7 AM - 10 AM.
Trou au Diable Restaurant - Open-air beachfront restaurant/bar decorated with carved wood figures. Breakfast served 7 AM – 10 AM. Á la carte lunch daily includes appetizers, salads, sandwiches, rotis, burgers, grilled foods, and Creole specialties. St Lucia - East India fusion cuisine for dinner daily except Tuesday. Manager’s Cocktail Party plus Grand Caribbean Grill and Cuisine event Tuesday evenings. Dinner dress code: long pants or dress shorts, collared shirts for men.
Jungle Beach Bar & Grill - Located on the second beach of Anse Mamin and accessible by water taxi. Offers East India- St. Lucia fusion cuisine at dinner. Available for private catering events in the evening if pre-booked.
Piti Piton Lounge - Hillside site with panoramic Caribbean Sea view. Open air under ceiling fans. Hand-painted artwork throughout. "Treetop" seating section surrounded by forest crown. Vegetarian Cuisine served at dinnertime daily except Tuesday. Dress code: long pants or dress shorts, collared shirts for men.
Afternoon tea is served daily, except Sunday, in the Piton and Trou au Diable bars from 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM. Live music is available nightly in one or the other bar.
Nearby Things to Do
The Anse Chastanet Reef is only 10 yards from the water's edge. Fringed by a 751-foot (229-meter) beach curving between 2 rocky headlands, the bay fronting the resort features one of the Caribbean Sea's most notable and accessible snorkeling/diving sites, with fish (some 150 species) and other marine life visible from the beach. Snorkeling and diving are also available on Anse Chastanet Resort's second beach, a 5-minute complimentary boat ride away.
Guests have complimentary use of snorkeling gear, windsurfers, kayaks, sailboats, and a tennis court. The resort's diving center offers beginner lessons, certification courses, and reef, wreck, wall, and night dives off the beach (surcharges for lessons, dives).
The Chastanet's second beach fronts 500-foot (152.5-meter) wide, 2-mile (3-kilometer) deep canyon that in the 17th century was a sugar plantation and later was planted with cocoa. The former plantation, Anse Mamin, serves as the resort's adventure-sports center. In addition to snorkeling and diving, the site offers 12 miles (19.25 kilometers) of groomed mountain-biking trails and separate hiking trails through jungle among mango, coconut, banana, guava, cocoa, and citrus. Trails pass a river, a stone-walled reservoir that once powered the sugar mill, and ruins of working buildings and residences. Mountain bikes are provided for daily trail-use fees. Hiking and guided nature walks are complimentary.
Other recreational activities available include sunset cruises on the resort's 27-foot (11.25-meter) yacht and deep-sea fishing. Tours of nearby attractions such as Soufrière's "drive-in" volcano, sulphur springs, and mineral baths are also available. Complimentary classes are offered five times weekly in a yoga hut.
The recreational activities listed below are available at or near the Chastanet Resort; fees may be charged.
- Snorkeling on site
- Fishing on site
- Sailing on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Thai massage
- Detoxification wrap
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- This property welcomes adults only.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 100 per night.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Breakfast fee: between USD 26.40 and USD 36 per person (approximately)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 100 per night
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We should mention
Children 10 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property.
Awards & Affiliations
- Anse Chastanet Resort is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.