BodyHoliday All Inclusive
What We Love
- The rate includes all meals, wine with lunch and dinner, a daily 50-minute spa treatment (excluding arrival and departure days), scuba diving and more
- More than 20 activities to choose from: scuba, spinning, sailing, tennis, yoga, tai chi
- The outstanding wellness center houses 33 treatment rooms, approximately 50 therapists, a state-of-the-art gym and swimming pool, plus a beautiful Ayurvedic pavilion with arched walkways and pillars
- Register your details and preferences on the hotel’s website so everything is set up for you on arrival
What To Know
- Children under 16 are not permitted (except December 11 to 26, when children 12 to 15 are permitted)
- No TVs in the rooms
- It’s a cab ride to the nearest hot spot, Rodney Bay, and its marina
- Make reservations at the Tao restaurant in advance, and keep in mind that some dishes cost extra
- Some rooms are a tiny 135 square feet
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
All-inclusive wellness beach retreat on St. Lucia’s north shore, with four restaurants, two pools, and a huge spa
At the northwest tip of St. Lucia, BodyHoliday sits on an almost private crescent-shaped stretch of Cariblue Beach. Since its opening in 1989, this all-inclusive retreat has provided guests the chance to rest and refuel with seemingly endless wellness activities on the 42-acre grounds, which consist of four peach-colored buildings surrounded by lush tropical plants and hammocks strung between swaying coconut trees.
Bed and Bath
The 155 thoughtfully-designed guestrooms make for peaceful retreats. The Grand Luxury Ocean Front Rooms come with a mahogany four-poster kingsize bed, a writing desk and robins egg–blue walls; Luxury Ocean Rooms also have an all-over jet shower and French doors that open onto a terrace with wicker armchairs. And from the Luxury Ocean Front Rooms, which are clad in cedar and stone, you can hear the sea breaking in front of your balcony.
It’s all about wellness at BodyHoliday, whether that means soaking up the sun by the pool and rising only to lie down again for an Ayurvedic massage at the Moorish-style wellness center (which features 33 treatment rooms and approximately 50 therapists), playing volleyball or tennis, hitting the four-hole golf course or filling your days with Zen activities such as yoga, Pilates and tai chi. In all, there are more than 20 to choose from. The resort’s four restaurants get their ingredients from the on-site organic garden. On a second-floor balcony overlooking the beach, the award-winning Tao restaurant fuses Asian and Caribbean flavors in dishes such as miso-crusted mahi mahi with vegetable and udon noodles.
In the Area
With so much on offer at BodyHoliday, there’s little need to leave the resort. Join a game of pool volleyball, take to the open waters in a kayak or on a standup paddleboard, or practice your archery skills. And if you’re looking to see what’s on offer beyond the property’s gates, hit the links at St. Lucia Golf & Country Club for a day on the greens, spend a day visiting Soufrière, the world’s only drive-in volcano, or meet the locals at the Gros Islet Fish Fry on Friday nights.
How to Get There
Just came back from my week in Body Holiday. Wow, really! I picked this hotel because I was travelling solo and read amazing reviews about it. Not disappointed at all, it surpassed my expectations. Everything from the excellent and healthy food choices, to the countless classes available, to the spa treatments every day, to the communal table (for solo travelers) to the great services and friendliness of staff, to the clean, beautiful and intimate hotel, to the attention to details for pretty much everything! They really aim for quality and positive experiences for all their guest. I even tried Ayurverdic and Reiki treatments.This is exactly the type of trip I needed and was looking for. I would love to visit again, for sure. I have tried quite a few resorts in the past (Mexico X 3, Cuba X 4, St-Andres, St-Marteen, Dominican Republic) and this one is by far my favorite as it offers so much more than a regular resort vacation, it was for me a health mind & body retreat. Just loved it and one week was not enough to try everything. It is perfect for couples, group of friends or solo travelers. If you can splurge for the ocean view, it's well worth it too.
A word of caution though it is not for people with mobility issues.
The BodyHoliday is phenomenal. When I first heard it was voted the most revisited resort in the world, I wondered why. There are so many places to see around the planet, why would I revisit a place I've already seen. But year after year, I am now one of those returning guests, and it just gets better each time.
This year I took my family for my 50th birthday in July, and I couldn’t have asked for a more enjoyable time than we did over those two weeks. There are many special things about the BodyHoliday, the obvious things such as the delicious food, the wonderful weather, the endless inclusive activities, the super friendly people - guests and staff - the inclusive daily spa treatments, but the one thing I appreciate so much is the sense of total relaxation and being able to throw all my worries into the ocean, free of responsibility for a couple of weeks - this is a glorious feeling. As soon as I step towards the BodyHoliday welcome desk I can actually feel the stresses of life ebbing away. The Body Holiday gets it right every single time. The resort provides some wonderfully special times where we can sit on the beach, soak in the sun, and the only worry is what the next drink will be.
Thank you BH staff for the amazing experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. Even the little things, from drinking fresh ginger tea at breakfast, or joining in the morning walk, to strolling on the beach after dinner, these are the memories that will stay with me forever. Those unforgettable sunsets. Dancing with Jamie and my daughter whilst the band played. Boating next to dolphins. And the fabulous friends we made on the adventure trail. All of these memories, the big and the small will stay with us for the rest of our lives. Thanks to everyone at the wonderful world class BodyHoliday. We’re looking forward to seeing you all again soon.
Beautiful location and amazing hotel! Don’t be put off by the name - yes, you can absolutely relax, detox and get fit - but you can also just relax by the lovely pool or beach, or enjoy the tropical gardens. The staff are wonderful, cheerful, and can’t do enough for you. Food is outstanding (lots of options). Would 100% recommend!