At the BodyHoliday, you are encouraged to do as much or as little as you like. At this all-inclusive luxury resort dedicated to well-being, there are any number of ways to soothe the senses and restore the spirit. Based on a philosophy of relaxation, restorative beauty, exercise and diet, BodyHoliday offers every possibility. The renowned Wellness Center, voted one of the world’s best spas by Condé Nast Traveler, caters to every need with an indulgent array of time-honored body treatments as well as state-of-the-art therapies, while BodyHoliday’s five-star restaurants satisfy every taste with menus that feature locally-sourced foods and ingredients fresh from the resort’s own organic garden. Then, there is the endless list of activities on land and sea–from yoga sessions and fitness classes, scuba diving, sailing, tennis and golf to more exotic adventures including biking the coastline, hiking the mountains or abseiling a river gorge. However you design it, BodyHoliday can be a hive of activity or a haven of peace and serenity.
Finally, BodyHoliday stands out for the quantity and quality of services actually included in the holiday price. Just take a look, for example at a typical weekly activity schedule.
Located 2.25 km (1.5 mi) from the resort, Pigeon Island National Historic Park includes barracks, batteries, and garrisons dating from 18th-century English-French battles for control of St. Lucia; a museum; and a multimedia display about the island’s historical significance. It is frequently the site of concerts and festivals.
Spa and wellness
To us, the perfect holiday offers more than an island getaway but a return to wellness. At BodyHoliday, it is what our philosophy is based on, and what our Wellness Center is built for. Recognized as one of the world’s finest destination spas, the Wellness Center is a true sanctuary, where every soothing treatment is designed to help you unwind, recharge and rediscover a sense of well-being. From time-honored massages and therapies for ultimate relaxation to state-of-the-art programs for restoring optimal health, there is an endless list of luxuries to indulge in.
Every day of your stay at BodyHoliday is a day of pampering. Complimentary daily spa treatments are part of the experience. Before you arrive, we can help you plan a personalised schedule of spa activities–from our complimentary range of treatments as well as our special therapies–to ensure a vacation made for wellness is also tailor-made for you.
The resort features a full-service spa, pools and four practice holes, putting green and access to an eighteen-hole golf course. Guests are treated to one spa service each day, except on arrival and departure.
What’s Included In Your Package:
- 50 minute inclusive spa treatment per day – designed for both women & men
- Skin Specific Facial
- Lucian Lime & Ginger Scrub
- Aloe Vera Body Wrap
- Full Body Massage
- Deluxe Coconut & Spice Combo
- Hand and Foot Zone Therapy
- Nurturing Massage for Mothers-to-be
- FAR Infrared Detoxing Facility
- Aromatherapy Massage
- Thalgo Oxygen Facial
- Heaven and Earth – Massage and Wrap
Set on a ridgetop against a hillside covered with blossoms and forest, the Moorish-style seaview health/fitness spa includes 37 treatment rooms, two courtyards (one with pool), and a rooftop nude-sunbathing deck. Forested hills and rocky points prevent outsiders from reaching the beach, above which lies a pool and spa tub. Guests scuba dive and snorkel off the beach. The resort’s Asian-European fine-dining restaurant earns local renown.
The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this resort are included in the room rate; guests are not charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information). A health spa styled like a two-story Moorish villa lies atop a gardened ridge up a long stairway from the resort’s beachfront. A fitness center, a work-out studio, and 37 treatment rooms flank two courtyards, one with lily pond and water/tea bar and the other with pool and lounge chairs shaded by arched walkways. Nude sunbathing is permitted on the spa’s roof.Except for arrival and departure days, guests are provided one spa treatment (Thalassotherapy, massage, body scrub, body wrap, or facial) per day as part of the All-Inclusive plan. Available for surcharges are additional treatments, including ayurvedic, Indonesian, and Chinese techniques; hydrotherapies; a variety of holistic therapies; waxing; and nail care.Two computers in an office provide high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Wireless Internet access in the lobby is complimentary.
Complimentary Subject to change without prior notification. Ground transportation:Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.
What to expect
- Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.
Know Before You Go
- Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.
- The age limit drops to 12 years and over during the following periods: Easter, Summer and Christmas breaks.
OUR FOOD PHILOSOPHY
Good Diet is just one of four pillars upon which the BodyHoliday is built. Exercise, Restorative Beauty and Relaxation being the other three. This holistic approach to well being and a healthy lifestyle, combined with a devotion to the pleasures of a fun ﬁlled beach vacation is what the BodyHoliday is all about. These four pillars combine to make a perfectly balanced and restorative vacation experience that will leave you feeling rejuvenated, relaxed and ready to face the challenges of your daily life with renewed vigor.
In each of the all-inclusive resort’s five restaurants and three bars, our chefs, mixologists and sommeliers are intent on ensuring you savor every culinary experience. The culinary team is experienced in handling requests for allergies*, gluten free, diabetic, low carb and low fat choices. Please indicate your dietary preferences to us before you arrive through your webroom.
Food is your body’s fuel, but it is also your body’s pleasure. At the BodyHoliday in Saint Lucia we have always aimed for the 5 star culinary excellence of a ﬁrst class resort and we see no discrepancy between eating well and eating healthily.
Providing your body with quality food is the ﬁrst step to enabling it to perform at its highest potential. There are no rules here about what you should and shouldn’t eat, but we provide you with every opportunity to eat well. We really do believe that you are what you eat, so taking control of the food you put into your body is a crucial step in taking control of your life. But we never forget that the food at the BodyHoliday should be enjoyed! The pleasure you derive from eating should never be rationed and with everything on off er at the resort, will never be in short supply.
Open-air restaurant with sea view. Adjacent plaza with tiny lights strung overhead for occasional after-dark dancing. Gazebo for occasional live entertainment, including dinnertime jazz. Breakfast and themed-lunch buffets. À la carte dinner service except for weekly casual-dress Caribbean buffet. Dinner menu changes daily. À la carte dinner dress code: No jeans, shorts, tee-shirts, athletic shoes, or beach sandals.
The Deli, open from 10:00am to 4:00pm offers lighter options and specializes in gourmet sandwiches, specialty salads, fresh fruit, vegetable juices and smoothies.
Fine-dining, East-West fusion, à la carte dinner restaurant with bar/lounge. Located on second floor with lighted-beach view. Open-air pavilion-style design. Black-and-white decor, including beamed ceiling, tile floor. Rattan chairs, Asian artifacts, fresh-flower displays. Black-clad staff. Reservation required. Dress code: No jeans, shorts, tee-shirts, athletic shoes, or beach sandals. Nonsmoking.
The Club House
Casual open-air restaurant serving themed-dinner, grilled-food or carving-station buffets six nights weekly. Afternoon English-style tea service. Bar/lounge. Wooden dance floor under fabric-draped ceiling. Raised deck/stage with overstuffed leather seating.
Air-conditioned bar/lounge with overstuffed seating. Open early evening to late night for cocktails, wine and tropical drinks. Pianist nightly. No smoking until after 10 PM. No cigars.
The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).
Forested hills falling to rocky points frame 250-m (273-yd) Cariblue Bay Beach, on which this is the only resort. Along one rocky point is a designated snorkeling zone. Cedar-shingle huts provide beach shade, and lounge chairs offer sunbathing ease.
A 19.75-m (65-ft) kidney-shaped pool, a four-person spa tub, and a sundeck furnished with padded lounge chairs and umbrellas lie on a hillside above the beach. For volleyball, aerobics, and scuba diving lessons there’s a 16.75-by-7.25-m (55-by-24-ft) pool. A third pool, measuring 15 by 4.5 m (49 by 15 ft), is located in one of the health spa’s two courtyards.
The BodyHoliday Saint Lucia provides snorkeling gear as well as beginners’ and resort-level scuba diving lessons. Also provided are kayaks, sailboats, windsurfers, water skiing, tubing, wake-boarding, and knee-boarding, as well as beginners’ instruction for all. Swimming lessons, scuba diving certification classes, and advanced windsurfing and sailing lessons are offered for surcharges. Independent operators often turn up off the beach to rent personal watercraft and offer parasailing.
Beginners’ and intermediate lessons are provided for tennis (two lighted courts), fencing, and archery, with private golf and tennis lessons available for surcharges. Also included are bicycle tours.
Transportation is provided to a nearby golf course where guests receive discounted green fees.
Fitness classes offered as part of the All-Inclusive plan include hatha, ashtanga, and transcendental yoga; meditation; pool aerobics; introductory personal fitness training; stretching, abdominal work-outs, aerobics, step aerobics, tai chi, Pilates, stability-ball, boxing, circuit training, and other exercise classes. Occasional master classes in fitness, yoga, and health are also part of the All-Inclusive plan. Private yoga lessons, advanced personal fitness training, and stress-management counseling are available for surcharges.
The guest rooms at the Body Holiday are an important part of the BodyHoliday experience. Restful, rejuvenating, pampering – from their sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea and tropical gardens to the smallest details. Each is designed as a private sanctuary, and all offer special touches, including a Pillow Menu, REN bath and beauty products, Tablet Directories for guest services, and Wi-Fi, as well as Organic Tea and Cookie turn-down at bedtime.
All the rooms and suites at BodyHoliday have views or partial views of the Caribbean, except the Garden View rooms. All of the rooms and suites have undergone extensive renovations in recent years and the Garden View and Grand Luxury Ocean Front rooms were completely restyled in the latter half of 2015.
Your room is your haven whilst you stay with us and although we have tried to think of everything, the housekeeping team are always on hand to provide additional customized requests. Your in room tablet is a mine of information and can also be used to schedule additional treatments and activities.
Finally choose a pillow from our pillow menu that best suits your sleep and rest.
When compared to other all-inclusive resorts around the World, BodyHoliday has no equal. All of the services and activities included in your holiday price can be personalised and a custom made experience that you design provided. To see a sample of our weekly activities schedule. There are also a number of additional, specialized services that come at an supplementary cost which can also be included in your planning.
Cariblue Beach, Castries, Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
UVF – Hewanorra International Airport