Features: Couples Only, Golf, Scuba, Weddings, Honeymoons, Spa
Ocean front suite
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The elegant, intimate, romantic resort designed exclusively for couples. Rendezvous is a hideaway for the two of you, no singles, no children - the perfect place to celebrate a very special occasion or no specific occasion - other than time to spend together away from it all! Another special feature of Rendezvous is that we treat our guests like visitors to our home, and of course as a houseguest you never need worry about what things cost, because everything is included. It will be a memory made for two.
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P.O. Box 190
Castries, St. Lucia, W.I.
Distance from hotel to town of Castries, 2 miles (3 kms).
Distance from hotel to George F L Charles Airport (SLU), 1 miles (2 kms).
Distance from hotel to Hewanorra International Airport (UVF), 33 miles (53 kms).
Rendezvous is one of the world's first boutique hotel
for couples. Nestled in seven acres of lush tropical
gardens on the two mile stretch Malabar Beach, couples
can experience the intimate surroundings of this elegant
all-inclusive resort. Located on the north west coast of
St Lucia, the resort is two miles from the Capital City
Castries and George F L Charles Airport (also known as
Vigie SLU) and one hour and fifteen minutes from Hewanorra
International Airport (UVF).
The site of the resort was once a vast coconut estate where
over thirty years ago a St Lucian Planter by the name of
Dennis Barnard built his family home on Malabar Beach.
Shortly there afterwards the house was extended to include
twenty bedrooms catering to the transient commercial traveler.
It was then called the Malabar Beach Hotel. Over the years
the hotel grew and in August 1983 the Barnard family took out
a franchise and the Malabar Beach Hotel become Couples St Lucia
an all-inclusive for holidaymakers. In April 1993 the Couples
franchise ended and the resort reverted to the direct leader-
ship of Craig Barnard and Rendezvous, The Escape for Romantics
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|HOTEL AMENITIES ||
|Activities Desk Bar (swim-up)
Bars (3) Beach
Book Exchange Program Concierge
Currency Exchange Entertainment
Laundry Service ($) Lounges
Pools (freshwater) (2) Shop
Tour Desk Whirlpools (2)
Golf (nearby): ($)
(4 Miles Away)
-Golf Practice Net
Scuba Diving: ($)
-PADI Certificate Dive Center,
-Try A Dive, an opportunity to try diving
with full instruction and a 12m dive
-Accompanied Diving for certified divers
-All equipment, air fills and boat included
-Full PADI courses and certification
(available at additional cost).
-Tennis, two flood lit courts with personal
tuition from the resident Tennis Pro
-Archery, equipment and tuition
-Golf Clinic, a weekly golf clinic with
Golf Pro, practice net and putting green
-Cycle tours with guide
-Selection of board games- Chess,
backgammon, scrabble, monopoly, etc.
-Daily Activities- Calypso Dance Class,
Classical Hour, Mixology Class
-Cardio Vascular Equipment
-Aerobics, Step, Aqua, Stretch and Dance Class
The Pavilion Spa
The Pavilion Spa consists of two traditional
open-air gazebos with views of the sea and pool.
Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, they prove
the perfect place to relax and pamper yourself
with a range of high quality treatments at
-Salt Loofah Rub
-Manicure and Pedicures
-Water-skiing, mono and double skis available
-Windsurfing on Hi Fly boards with personal tuition
-Sailing on Aqua Finn and Catamarans
with full personal tuition
-Kayaking both one and two man canoes available
-Pool Volley Ball in our 14.85m by 6m
freshwater Activities Pool
-Water Aerobics: Aqua Tone and Aqua Fitness
-Seaside Pool, a free form fresh water pool
with swim up bar especially designed for
the less active person!
($) Denotes a fee may be charged.
Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above
may have an additional fee associated with them.
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|ACCOMMODATION CATEGORIES AND DESCRIPTIONS||
Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm
Early check-in and late checkout on
request, and subject to availability.
Children not allowed. Minimum age is 18 years of age.
Premium Garden View Room - 2 adults.
Verandah Suite - 2 adults.
Seaside Suite - 2 adults.
Luxury Beachfront Room - 2 adults.
Beachfront Cottage - 2 adults.
Luxury Beachfront Suite - 2 adults.
1/2/2012 - 12/31/2012
Garden View Room, Garden View rooms are recently
refurbished. Sliding doors lead to the terrace and
offer fantastic views. These Rooms are situated in
a three story block overlooking lush tropical gardens.
Interiors are elegantly decorated with architraves
featuring hand carved rosettes and spacious hardwood
closets. Rooms are elegantly finished with marble floors.
Lively Caribbean colors contrast with furniture of Tan
Arbor finish. Rooms come with king sized four poster
beds, custom made etagere and Durban side chair. Patios
and balconies all have teak garden furniture. Bathrooms
have bath and showers, marble floors and marble vanities.
Premium Garden View Room, The newly refurbished Premium Garden
View rooms offer views of the lush tropical gardens through
large French mullion glass doors. Doors lead out onto a
comfortable patio or balcony and are situated in a three
story Caribbean Style building. Patios and balconies all
offer tasteful teak garden furniture. The new dcor is
fresh and modern with soft seaside colors. Interior furniture
in ice mist is a refreshing compliment to the room. Rooms
have been upgraded to offer spacious closets, refrigerators
and internet access. The king sized four poster beds that
Rendezvous is known for, remain a feature improved by
luxurious mattresses and pillows that will provide
the best sleep you have ever had. Bathrooms offer the
combination of bath and shower with luxurious bathroom
Verandah Suite, These are spacious rooms with sitting
areas and large verandahs located in a two-story building
overlooking the lush tropical gardens. Detailed highlights
of rooms are of traditional Caribbean styling with hand-
carved rosettes. Mahogany 4-poster beds are complimented
by fluffy down cushions. Sitting areas have overstuffed
loveseats with ottoman. Rooms are equipped with mini
refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities and
amenities, CD player and clock radio. Ceiling fans circle
slowly below painted wood ceilings. Cathedral ceilings adorn
top floor rooms. Bathrooms are finished with Spanish marble,
frameless glass shower doors and body showers. Rooms open
onto large 12-foot deep verandahs decorated with steamer
chairs with integral footstools as well as a teak coffee
table and chairs.
Seaside Suite, Well appointed rooms located on ground
level allow you to walk from your room onto a private lanai
that overlooks the seaside pool, the Caribbean Sea and the
verdant tropical gardens. Four-poster maple beds are draped
with canopies of sheer fabric. Suites are fitted with Italian
marble floors throughout and truly spacious bathrooms with
double vanity units and dressing table. Private terrace and
sitting areas allow for basking in the warm Caribbean sunshine.
Luxury Beachfront Room, The newly refurbished Beachfront Rooms
are located in a vine covered 3-story traditional Caribbean
style building right on the beachfront, with private terrace
or balcony, sitting hammock; large bathrooms with glass block
wall, and marble vanity unit. Bedroom furniture is made from
hardwood with hand carved details including large dresser,
desk and Durban side chair, lounge chair and ottoman. Rooms
are furnished with mahogany four-poster king sized beds and
superior sleep comfort mattresses. Rooms are equipped w/mini
refrigerators, tea & coffee making facilities and amenities
as well as CD player, I-pod docking stations and clock radio.
The soft furnishings are of soft colors with bright Caribbean
accents. Balconies and terraces are decorated with plush day
beds for 2 and sitting hammocks overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Beachfront Cottage(*), Semi-detached Caribbean Cottages set
right on the beach decorated with pretty gingerbread fretwork and
surrounded by lush gardens. Cottages offer private patios and are
furnished with comfortable steamer chairs and teak coffee tables
and chairs. Bedrooms are set on bamboo floors, and are adorned with
cathedral ceilings and ceiling fans. King sized maple 4-poster beds
offer views of the Caribbean sea only steps away. Furniture is rattan
with driftwood finish comprising chaise lounge, loveseat, bedside
tables and dresser all from the Laura Ashley collection. Cottages
have CD players, I-Pod docking stations and clock radio. Bathrooms
are all newly refurbished.
Luxury Beach Front Suite(*), Located in the same building
as the Beachfront rooms, these units are larger with split-level
bedroom/sitting areas. Bathrooms offer beautiful showers enclosed
by frameless glass shower doors as well as elegant stand alone
claw foot bath tubs. Suites are furnished with mahogany 4-poster
king sized beds and superior sleep comfort mattresses. Furniture
includes grand sectional sofas, wet bars and comfortable vanities.
Suites also offer mini refrigerator, tea & coffee making facilities
and amenities, CD player and I-Pod docking stations. Balconies and
terraces are decorated with plush day beds for 2 and sitting
hammocks overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
More Details on the Accommodations:
Enjoy the wonderful views from either a terrace or balcony, furnished
for two. Enjoy the comfort of fully air conditioned; king size four-
poster beds of solid maple or mahogany; Solid marble floors, rattan or
hardwood furnishings. 110/220 volt outlets, direct dial telephone, CD
player and clock radios, in room safe and hospitality tray, full size
iron and ironing board. Private bathroom with bath and or shower, hair
dryer and razor point.
(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.
All accommodations include: bathroom (private), clock radio, hairdryer,
balcony or terrace (private), telephones (direct dial), CD player, air
conditioning and safe (in accommodation).
Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled
based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.
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|FOOD AND BEVERAGE OUTLETS||
|Piano Bar, The air-conditioned Piano Bar opens from 9:00pm until
the last couple leaves hand in hand. Every night the resident pianist
entertains from 10pm until 2:00am. The perfect place to end your day.
The Pool Bar, opens from 9.00 am until sunset with its swim up
bar serving a full range of beverages to those around the pool and on
the beach. Beach service is available directly to your lounges just
place your flag in the sand and a beach waiter will come to you! This
service is available during open hours.
The Terrace Bar, Offering local favorites and premium brand
liquors, overlooking the ocean, just the place to watch the sun go down.
General Opening Hours: Open 12:00pm until 12:00am.
General Opening Days: Open daily.
The Terrace Restaurant, is open daily for Breakfast, Lunch, and
Dinner. Meals are served buffet style in this lovely open-air restaurant
on the beach. Weekly there is a Beach Barbecue with beach party. Morning
Pastries 6:30am - 7:30am Breakfast 7:30am - 10:30am Continental
Breakfast 10:30am - 12:00pm Lunch 12:30pm - 2:30pm Afternoon Snack
4:00pm - 6:30pm Dinner 7:30pm - 9:30pm Late Night Snacks 11:00pm - until
(served in Piano Bar)
General Opening Days: Open daily.
Dress Code: Casual.
The Trysting Place(*), for those very special nights, The
Trysting Place, the air-conditioned fine dining restaurant, provides an
elegant alternative, with a superb a la carte menu served with fine
style, silver place settings, crystal and fine table linens. Gentlemen
are requested to wear long trousers and shirts with collars.
Reservations required (maximum party size is eight guests). Rendezvous
operates a dining exchange program with its sister hotel, The
BodyHoliday at LeSPORT. This allows guests to sample the Cariblue
Restaurant's excellent cuisine and atmosphere. Transfers between resorts
are not included. Subject to availability.
General Opening Hours: Open 7:00pm until 10:00pm.
General Opening Days: Open six days a week.
(*) Denotes reservation is required.
Package inclusions are subject to change.
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-No smoking in rooms, dining areas (indoor and out)
and Terrace Lounge.
General Destination Info - Important!
-Please advise all clients traveling to St. Lucia:
That the wearing of camouflage or military apparel
is illegal and enforceable by law.
-Each night enjoy live entertainment on the Terrace.
Whether you're dancing to the live band, watching
one of the cultural floorshows, joining the renowned
staff and guest show or simply enjoying the recorded
music, you'll have a great time!
Once the music starts to fade on the Terrace, join
the resident pianist in the Piano Bar from 10pm-2am,
where you can relax in the air-conditioned atmosphere,
before walking hand in hand back to your room.
-For all bookings made at the SunSwept Resorts,
the arriving flight information must be given
to assist housekeeping in preparing the rooms
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01/01/13-12/31/13, within 21-8 days, 3-night penalty,
and within 7-0 days, 100% penalty.
No shows will incur a 100% penalty.
Early departures will incur a 100% penalty.
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