Marigot Bay Resort and Marina By Capella
What We Love
- Centrally located on the island’s west coast, between major attractions
- View of Marigot Bay, one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean
- Three swimming pools, one with a stellar swim-up bar
- Romantic room details, like balconies, outdoor Jacuzzis and canopy beds
What To Know
- Be prepared for stairs; if you have a top-floor room, it can be a bit of a hike
- The beach is a two-minute free boat ride across the bay
- A 10 percent hotel service charge per night will be collected at the Jetsetter checkout
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Get in touch with nature at this open-plan resort, where lodges blend into the verdant hillside and spaces seamlessly flow into one another like a meandering Caribbean breeze. The lobby has contemporary wicker furniture and cobblestone columns and overlooks a little bridge leading to the marina. Local artworks grace the common areas, including wooden sculptures by Vincent Joseph Eudovic, one of the Caribbean’s most revered artists. The Pink Snail Bar — it’s name is a nod to the 1967 film Doctor Dolittle, which was shot on the property — has production stills and pink snail wall lights that add to the festive yet laid-back island atmosphere.
Bed and Bath
The simplicity of the interior spaces is juxtaposed against the vibrant, lush surroundings: the variety of foliage, white yachts coming and going, the blues and greens of the sky and sea. Retreat into the luxurious, low-lit, minimalist guestrooms, which have dark, contemporary furniture; floral paintings add a pop of color. The balconies are spacious, and some suites have outdoor Jacuzzis. Functional black and white bathrooms have dual sinks and rainfall showers and feature Pedregal bath products. Canopy beds with mosquito netting recall the island’s colonial days and allow for the option of sleeping with the windows open.
Head chef Victor Garrido, a new addition to the resort, serves fusion dishes and strives to use local and seasonally available island ingredients (plantains, salt fish and callaloo). Try the cassava-and-thyme-crusted chicken breast with pumpkin-coconut risotto at Boudreau restaurant, which offers fine dining in a chandelier-lit French Colonial setting. The Hurricane Hole Bar is a casual place to enjoy a rum punch and a light bite. The Auriga spa offers treatments using all-natural local products, such as palm husk and sea moss, and a volcanic energy massage with volcanic stones.
In the Area
St. Lucia Distillers, which produce some of the island’s best rum and offers tours, is a 15-minute drive. For island-inspired dishes, take a free boat ride across the bay to Rainforest Hideaway. If you’re feeling adventurous, go for a zipline tour of the island, or drive an hour to Soufriere’s sulphur springs, where you can tour the world’s only drive-in volcano, exfoliate with natural mud and luxuriate in the hot spring waters. Near Soufriere, take in the iconic Pitons, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses two volcanic spires rising from the sea.
How to Get There
Everything was superb. I stayed here last weekend for my birthday/mommy-daughter time and I was blown away. From beginning to end we were well taken care of. Everyone was so kind and accommodating. The location is so beautiful, the hotel, grounds and gardens made me feel like I was in an oasis. Everything was so picturesque. Our room was spacious and comfortable. We ate at all of the restaurants on site and we enjoyed every meal. It was truly an enjoyable and memorable birthday. I left on Sunday feeling a bit sad to leave, but refreshed and relaxed. Thank you to the amazing staff for the lovely weekend! Yasmin, Rochelle, the guy at the front desk, the lovely lady at the library who helped us with the tour, Carleen, Emma, everyone, thank you.
We look forward to our next trip! My mom and I are already planning our next vacation...hopefully, it will be a longer one!
I made a last-minute switch from another hotel to Marigot Bay Resort, and I’m so glad that I did. From the moment you arrive, you realize that this is far better than an average resort. The staff is warm and welcoming and I was surprised at various times during the trip they remembered my name when passing me by and while being seated for breakfast. The resort is up-to-date, modern and pleasing to the eye. The landscaping is meticulous and flowing. The layout of the place invites you to walk around and explore the different areas.
A special thanks to Sara and Chris in the Personal Assistant office, they were great and answered all our questions and provided valuable advice from a locals perspective. Also thanks to Jay who led complementary yoga and meditation sessions, it gave me a new appreciation for these disciplines.
We chose the option with breakfast included and it was delicious with many options..We wanted to explore much of St. Lucia and the location of Marigot Bay being between Soufriere and Pigeon Island made it an ideal launching spot.
I strongly recommend this place to anyone who wants an enjoyable stay in the beautiful country of St. Lucia
Frank and Olga
We stayed for 2 nights on an all inclusive basis. The service from the beginning was great. As it was my birthday whilst staying my husband booked the tree house for a really lovely dinner. Dave hosted us and he did a great job. The resort has a good choice of restaurants and bars. This a great place to stay if you just want to chill. We took the ferry to the little beach and the snorkelling was ok.