Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort


A 5 star luxury beachfront resort with the dramatic and beautiful backdrop of the Piton Mountains and pristine rainforest

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, is nestled in the valley of St. Lucia’s magnificent Pitons - a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over 100 acres of rainforest - opening out onto beautiful white sands with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea.

Information & Facts


You are deep in the rainforest, in a valley surrounded by the Pitons which are difficult when it comes to accessibility. You have access to the gardens and to the beach and the Tuk Tuks make getting round the resort so much easier as it’s a bit of a hilly layout.



Activities / Excursions Outside the Resort

St Lucia has a range of tours which can be organised by the resort staff. Perhaps one of the more interesting ones is the Gros Piton hike adventure by sea. This involves taking a fifteen minute boat ride to the base of the Gros Piton where the hike begins. It lasts up to three hours and caters for experienced hikers only, so not recommended for beginners.

Cool off with a swim and then settle down to a BBQ lunch prepared by Chef Esnard. Theruns Tuesdays and Fridays, you must be ready to leave by 8am and it’s for a minimum of 4 people.

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The 3-wheeled Tuk Tuks have been flown in all the way from Thailand, they’re great fun and you’ll see them been driven around the resort. Just flag one down and the driver will take you anywhere within the resort that you wish to go to.

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The 24-hour butler service gives you your own butler who ensures your stay is perfect from start to finish. Their first task is to welcome you with drinks at the entrance of your suite, and then they gets to the job of unpacking all your luggage. The butler is on hand to answer all your questions and is happy to organise your dinner reservations.

Best Family Beaches

There is a lovely beach within walking distance.

Check in information

Check-in is from 3pm and check out is by 12 noon. There is a certain amount of flexibility for early check-in and check out depending on the hotel’s occupancy but there may be an additional charge.


Digital Detox / Digital Overload

You can digitally detox here. Wifi is available everywhere but there’s no need to engage if you don’t want to.

Endorsement Quote

Sugar Beach is the ultimate paradise, from the minute you arrive to the moment you leave, every whim, every desire, is taken care of. It is very peaceful and has a serene quality.

Family Traveller's Recommended Family Rooms

If you want ultimate privacy then book a Beachfront villa, so stunning you’ll never want to leave. If you book one of the Luxury Rooms, there is a maximum occupancy restriction of two people.


Food & Drink

Chef Jacques Chretien is responsible for overseeing the resort’s culinary team. Due to the secluded nature of the hotel, he feels that it is important to offer as many different types of cuisine as possible. And in order to do this he is a regular visitor to the local markets and this inspires his “farm to table experience”. Expect dishes like creole fish stew, green bananas & salt fish, cassava bread, and crab back.

The Cane Bar is the resort’s dedicated sushi bar, it also has the island’s most expansive collection of rum and there is a professional “rummelier” on hand to help you select the one that is perfect for you.

The Great Room offers a fine dining experience, be sure to pack your glad rags as cocktail attire is encouraged.

The Bayside Restaurant is located next to the water’s edge so you can go in your flip flops. They serve a range of cuisines including traditional Caribbean and French plus pizzas and they have an excellent children’s menu. In the evenings you can experience live Caribbean music and, if you request it, the staff will set a bonfire on the beach.

The Terrace is located on the ground floor of the Great House and overlooks a lily pond and the Caribbean Sea.

Getting There

From George F L Charles Airport (SLU) it is an 80 minute drive and from Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) it’s a 45 minute drive.

Hotel Shop

There are a couple of gift shops.

Hotel Vibe

There is a serene, spiritual aura about the resort and you feel completely carefree as all your needs are catered for. The liveliest part of the resort is The Bayside Restaurant.

Kids Clubs

There are two, the Sugar club and the Spice Club.

The Sugar Club caters for children from age four to twelve. There’s so much fun to be had, you almost want to be a kid again. Supervised treasure hunts, arts & crafts sessions, archery lessons, coconut bowling, fish feeding and supervised sand castle building.

The Spice Club is for 13-17 year olds. They can play table tennis, have billiard tournaments, play on the pinball machines, video games or experience outdoor sports such as sailing, paddle-boarding and kayaking. Sailing is very popular and the teens have the opportunity to learn the basics including rigging, basic boat handling and seamanship.


On the south west coast of St Lucia, the resort is set in 100 acres of rainforest, and in the valley of the Pitons within a UNESCO world heritage site.

Perfect For

People wanting that extra level of privacy and extravagance.


There is a main resort pool set between the beautiful Pitons mountains, and then there are your own private plunge pools with every room.


There is a large selection of different room types available, from luxury guest rooms to The Residences. All the rooms have private walled gardens and plunge pools, tea and coffee facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations, flat screen TVs, DVD players, mini bars, safes and an exceptionally personalised butler service.

Luxury Guest Rooms:

Sugar Mill Luxury Rooms have four poster beds. The outstanding feature of the ground floor option is the large bathroom, which has a claw foot bath, perfect for indulging in a nice relaxing bubble bath.

Superior Sugar Mill Luxury Rooms have all the same features as the Sugar Mill rooms, but are bigger, with the added benefit of having a private roof terrace overlooking the ocean.

Luxury Villas:

Theses are a wide selection of villas ranging from the Luxury Cottage, Superior Luxury Cottage, Two Bed Superior Cottage, Superior Luxury Villas, Grand Luxury Villas, Ocean View Grand Luxury Villas and the Two Bed Grand Luxury Villas.

Luxury Beachfront Bungalows:

These bungalows have the added benefit of private courtyards, outdoor showers & Jacuzzis. They also have private thatched shade areas complete with sun loungers, tables and chairs.

The Residences:

These come in Two Bed Villa Residences, Three Bed Villa Residences, One Bed Residences, Two Bed Residences, Three Bed Residences and Four Bed Residences. They all have private patios with walled gardens, and infinity-edge pools.

New Beachfront Collection:

London-based, award winning architects Michaelis Boyd Associates have designed these beachfront homes. The outstanding feature of these homes is the floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that give you access to the exterior terraces and pool areas. You have 180 degree views of the Caribbean sea and Piton views. An amazing, custom, Italian, dream kitchen fitted out with Gaggenau & Miele appliances. Four bedrooms that all have en-suites and private outdoor balconies. You can dine al-fresco or indoors in the dedicated dining area.

Spa & Pampering for Adults

Rainforest Spa is located in the most peaceful and tranquil part of the resort and is open daily from 8am to 7pm. The treatment rooms are set up individually in tree houses, a nice quirky touch ensuring complete privacy. The spa offers an extensive menu, including signature treatments such as bamboo massages, hot rock therapies, facials, body wraps, salt scrubs, polishes and holistic treatments.

Separate to the tree houses there is a beauty suite dedicated to CACI treatments.

Spa & Wellbeing for Kids

Treatments for children begin from age 5 right up to 17 and range from massages to facials and mani-pedis.


Complimentary water sports include windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, Hobie Cats, and pedalos. There’s also snorkelling which has a small charge of US$2 per day, payable to the Soufriere Marine Management. 

Yoga classes, fitness classes, beach volleyball are all available along with tennis courts, table tennis and use of a pool table.

Room Service

Available 24 hours and you’ll probably take full advantage in the knowledge that you can call your butler and he can make all the arrangements for you, knowing exactly what your tastes are.

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