Get an overview of this hotelSublime St. Lucia setting by towering Piton spires
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The magnificent twin Pitons, rising more than 762 m (2,500) above the Caribbean, cup the secluded bay fronting this St. Lucia resort; Petit Piton's sheer wall seems close enough to touch.
A magical destination for all
The resort features snorkeling, diving, a pool, 3 restaurants, and a spa, as well as spectacular ocean views. Couples and families can relax surrounded in a land of unparalleled beauty and tranquility.
Garden, peaks, sea
Offering garden, mountain, or ocean views, guestrooms, villas, and suites at Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort are arrayed on a forested hillside and on a lower slope by the bay.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Sugar Beach, a Viceroy ResortVal des Pitons Soufriere
This St. Lucia hotel resort is spread across more than one hundred acres of tropical forest. The resort faces secluded Jalousie Bay between St. Lucia's signature twin peaks, Petit Piton and Gros Piton. A beach of light-colored sand fronts the bay. Floats designate a snorkeling/diving area beside the mountain's wall. This dramatic setting attracts guests seeking snorkeling, diving, and hiking, as well as couples desiring privacy-with-a-view in rooms and villas.
Shuttles transport guests around the resort. Use of snorkeling gear is complimentary; scuba diving is available for a surcharge. The resort provides sun loungers at the pool and beach, as well as beach towels and umbrellas.
Renovated in 2012, the resort features the Rainforest Spa, complete with tree house treatment rooms and an Amerindian steam dome. The spa offers a wide range of treatments and rituals including a new signature bamboo massage. The complimentary open-air fitness center contains resistance equipment, cardio machines, free weights, and a workout area for classes (surcharges) such as yoga, Pilates, tai chi, and kung fu.
Business amenities include 5 meeting rooms and complimentary wireless Internet access.
Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort features 3 on-site restaurants and provides an airport shuttle service (surcharge).
- Conference space
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Number of meeting rooms - 5
- Free WiFi
- Meeting rooms
- Outdoor pool
- Full-service spa
- Health club
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- 24-hour front desk
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tennis on site
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Billiards or pool table
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Total number of rooms - 79
- Number of floors - 1
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Free self parking
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Beach bar
- Year Built 1997
- Spa services on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Outdoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Premium bedding
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Private plunge pool
- Daily housekeeping
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- In-room safe
- Satellite TV service
- Room service
Where to Eat
Cooked-to-order breakfast - A cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily (surcharge).
Bayside Bar and Grill - Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner; located on the beach
The Great Room - Serves Caribbean-influenced fare in candlelit, air-conditioned surroundings. Dress code is casual elegance. Shorts, jeans, caps, and T-shirts are not allowed. Open for dinner. Last seating at 9:30 PM.
Palm Court Bar - Bar/lounge with pool table in Great House (main building) overlooking bay. Afternoon tea and light snacks. Open mid-afternoon to late night.
The Cane Bar - Speciality rum bar, featuring cutting-edge style, a glowing white bar, and comfortable over-sized furniture in a palette of white and soft charcoal, offering a wide selection of rum and a “rummelier” to help guide guests through their choices. Features a range of dishes to provide the perfect accompaniment to chosen libation, from sashimi or sushi platters featuring the freshest catch of the day, mini-burger trios with fish, chicken and beef topped with caramelized onions and organic arugula, to freshly grilled chicken, beef or vegetarian satay served with traditional satay sauce and bok choy kimchi. Dish selections may change according to market availability. Located behind the large rustic wooden door in the main Great House atrium, near the Palm Court Terrace. Open from 6 PM to midnight, 7 days a week. Guests must be 18 years and over.
Nearby Things to Do
Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort faces 1.75-km-wide (1-mi-wide) Jalousie Bay between St. Lucia's signature twin peaks, Petit Piton and Gros Piton. The bay remains calm in most weather. A 137-m (150-yd) beach of imported light-colored sand fronts the resort's portion of the rocky-shore bay. Floats designate a snorkeling/scuba-diving area beside Petit Piton's sheer wall.
A 45.75 x 15.25 m (150 x 50 ft) oblong pool is surrounded by a sundeck with lounge chairs and umbrellas.
This St. Lucia resort provides complimentary snorkeling gear, sailboats, kayaks, and windsurfers. (Surcharges for instruction, kayaking and snorkeling excursions). A dive center offers scuba-diving instruction/certification and reef, wreck, wall, and night dives off the beach and nearby (surcharges). Independent operators sometimes offer water skiing on the bay.
Complimentary shuttles transport guests up the hillside to four artificial-grass tennis courts (three lighted). Play is complimentary. Tennis racquets can be rented. Private tennis lessons are available for a surcharge.
An open-air fitness center offers yoga, Pilates, tai chi, kung fu, and other classes for a surcharge. Guided nature walks are complimentary, and guided walks to a waterfall are available for a surcharge. Helicopters land at the resort's helipad for sightseeing tours.
Independent water taxis transport guests to Anse Chastanet, notable for snorkeling and diving, and to Anse Mamin, a former plantation with groomed mountain-biking trails and separate hiking trails through jungle and among mango, coconut, banana, guava, cocoa, and citrus trees. Mountain-bike rentals are available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near this St. Lucia resort; fees may apply.
- Mountain biking nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Basketball on site
- Fishing on site
- Helicopter/airplane tours on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Pilates classes on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Volleyball on site
- Water skiing on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
Rainforest Spa at Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort has 7 treehouse treatment gazebos, an earthen steam room warmed by volcanic spring water, and a specialist skin care treatment room sitting alongside a stream in the lush tropical forest at the base of Petit Piton. The Beauty Suite houses a hairdressing salon, and there is a wet treatment room for manicure and pedicure services
Signature treatments include Bamboo Massages, hot rock therapies, facials, body wraps, Indian head massage, salt scrubs, polishes, and Ayurvedic and holistic treatments.
- Hot stone massage
- Swedish massage
- Prenatal massage
- Steam room in spa
- Manicures and pedicures
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 35.00 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 75 per vehicle (one-way)
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Awards & Affiliations
- Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.