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All White at Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort in St Lucia

We took a water taxi across the bay from Jade Mountain to Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort and after a ten minute boat journey a beautiful landscape came into view…Sugar-Beach
Stunning white beach houses were scattered across the verdant mountain side…DSC_1965
…rustic straw umbrellas lined a beautiful snowy beach and little boats bobbed up and down in the sea…we had arrived at our home for the next few days.Sugar-beach
The staff of Sugar Beach helped us out of the boat and loaded up our luggage before transferring us up the hill to reception.DSC_1978
Just like the outside of the hotel, everything inside the hotel was white and I loved that the reception had an 18th Century colonial feel whilst still being modern, white, and fresh.
The classic look was so different to the rustic, treehouse feel of Jade Mountain but we immediately fell in love with the clean lines and open spaces of Sugar Beach, which was in fact a sugar plantation back in the 18th Century.
The white theme continued as we stepped into our beautiful Luxury Villa, and a welcome arrangement adorned the stunning four-poster bed that was beautifully draped to prevent attacks from pesky mozzies!
Menus, services and guides could be browsed from an iPad closely guarded by a fat lady, and just like at Jade Mountain we had own personal butler who was always at the end of a mobile phone. Having stayed at The Viceroy Bali, we already knew what sort of attentive and luxurious service that we could expect from hotels in the group.
Behind the bedroom is the bathroom and this beautiful traditional Victorian soaking tub with clawed feet lifting it off the ground and bath salts all prepared beside it. DSC_2092
Not only were there twin sinks, but there were twins showers too…plus a huge dressing area. Mr S and I certainly didn’t need to fight for space. Sugar-beach
To the right of the bedroom was our pristine lounge area with black and white prints adorning the white-washed wooden walls as well as traditional artwork. Our beautiful villa was the mid-level accommodation at Sugar Beach but there are smaller more budget friendly rooms. The top level villas are located right on the beach so that you can leave your villa and feel the sand beneath your feet first thing in the morning.
As usual, my eyes were drawn to food and I was immediately excited by all the goodies that they’d left for us to enjoy…DSC_2101
Champagne, canapés, rum, cool coconut cocktails, delicious fresh fruit and of course those addictive plantain chips.Sugar-beach DSC_2243
Outside was a gorgeous terrace where we could sunbathe (Mr S), drink champagne (me) and enjoy our breakfast in our own private dining area. DSC_2107 DSC_2109 DSC_2110Sugar-beach
Of course, best of all was our own plunge pool where we could cool off in the heat of the day and admire the view out onto the Caribbean sea…Sugar-beach
And with everything ‘all-white’, I certainly wasn’t feeling blue…

I managed to persuade Mr Silver away from the pool to come and get some food with me…DSC_2025
…I can’t even begin to describe how beautiful Sugar Beach is, the resort is set on 100s of acres of lush tropical gardens and there are just new areas of beauty everywhere you look.
The resort is actually located between the Pitons and the majestic mountains rise up in the backdrop of the gardens…Sugar-beach
I’m going to write a separate post about the public areas of the hotel because there is just so much to tell you and so many beautiful things to see. DSC_2031

There are three main restaurants at Sugar Beach and we dined several times at The Bayside Restaurant which is located right on the sand…DSC_2034
Bayside serve a relaxed menu that varies slightly for lunch or dinner but you can choose pizza, sandwiches and salads many of which have Caribbean influences. Sugar-beach
I loved the bread selection which included soft flat bread, traditional cornbread and an English muffin, served with a tasty slug of olive oil and Mr S barely got a look in as I munched away on it.
We shared starters of spring rolls stuffed full of shredded chicken and julienne vegetables with a spicy sweet chilli sauce.DSC_2046
We also ordered one of my favourites, a delicious trio of ceviche made up of beautifully fresh mahi mahi, prawns and octopus with fine herbs and a citrus flavour running through. Just perfect to load up on to wonton chips to enjoy. Sugar-beach
Mr S had been craving Caribbean jerk chicken and he finally got his fix, served with organic vegetables so it wasn’t too heavy. DSC_2050
I loved my calamari and octopus salad served with a fragrant olive oil and delicious hints of rosemary and lemon running through it. We had intended to save ourselves for dinner but everything was so good!

I can’t wait to tell you more about our adventures at this beautiful white hotel on the beach…

Full Disclosure: Mr S and I visited Sugar Beach as part of a media package. We received two nights complimentary, two nights at a media rate, one complimentary dinner in the Great Room and a spa treatment. All other food, drink and extras we covered ourselves.