The 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 (see Details tab above for more perks and restrictions)
- 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
- Rates quoted for each room are for two people
- 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
At the northwest tip of St. Lucia, the BodyHoliday LeSport 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 the BodyHoliday LeSport, 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 LeSport, 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
Returning to the Body holiday was like coming home -instantly welcomed by the wonderful staff and everything feeling familiar yet updated with the renovations over the summer. The range of activities was brilliant and I particularly enjoyed the keel boat sailing and the guided tour of the organic garden. Will definitely be back again next year
So another holiday that just ticks all the boxes.
I was excited to see the changes made following the refurb which took place over the summer. The Deli is now bigger and has a separate area for ordering the amazing juices and the wonderful deli staff tell us they love their new improved space. As a result, they can offer an even wider range of delicious food, drinks and snacks including freshly made sushi. It remains a favourite place to visit for everyone.The new TAO is greatly improved with a proper welcome/seating area with views to die for over the bay although they do need more seats here. Even better is the complete change in management which in my opinion, made eating here a far more positive experience than it has been before. The staff were warm, welcoming and attentive. I ate here twice during my stay and we all agreed that the tempura prawns were to die for although we did all feel the menu was a bit limited. Both times we went, we were told the chicken dumpling starter on the menu was unavailable. The new wooden stairway down from the spa was not in use yet and there was no lift between floors 4 and 7 (I was on floor 7) but this was outside of their control and I just viewed using the stairs as extra exercise!
Afternoon tea has changed (again!) with a wider range of sandwiches. Service very quick and the scones still delicious. We had live music playing at tea time twice I think during my stay. I really enjoyed the sax player/singer and he got a lot of welcome applause from an appreciative audience but it wasn't over bearing or too loud.
Some very good food in Cariblu in the evenings. As ever, the curry night in the Clubhouse should not be missed. A group of us from the communal table went there and loved it
The exceptional staff remain as exceptional as ever. I am always completely in awe of how brilliantly and efficiently they go about their work, working in what seems to be some effortless rhythm. I have nothing but praise for each and every member of staff for their high standards, warmth and engaging manner. They truly create the unique atmosphere that exists here. It is impossible to be anything other than utterly contented when the service is so good and with the team making such an effort to get to know the guests. This applies to the serving staff, the grounds staff, the Bodyguards, housekeeping, everyone.
I got very lucky with my spa treatments this time and I discovered some new (to me) therapists whose names I have made a note of as I will be asking for them again on my next trip. After an exceptional massage, I said to one lady "Oh my goodness, you are truly one of the best" and she smiled cheekily and said "I know". Love her!
I did the Monday morning 1.5km swim with the SwimFit team and it was one of my most enjoyable activities with David as the leader and his utterly engaging personality. I recommend everyone to give this a go, it is not just for super swimmers (I am not one).
A few niggles then. I had some initial issues with my room in the first 48 hours (curtain falling down, no Wi-Fi and a flood from the AC unit) all of which were annoying but, when they are at full occupancy, I can forgive this. The concierge did their utmost to resolve the problems very quickly indeed and it was all forgotten by me very soon.
Management were not as visible around and about this time as they usually are and there has also been a big turnover in Bodyguard staff in the past year which is unusual and some of the new ones are still learning the ropes.
I was in a garden view room on the 7th floor and it had stunning views. My issue with the AC noise in these rooms remains the same and, as a result, my sleep quality was only average because even with ear plugs, the noise was too much to have on at night and then I would wake up a few hours later far too hot.
So many friends had recommended The BodyHoliday and it didn't disappoint at all. What a fabulous place for a luxurious holiday - staff were all fantastic and so helpful, it feels very luxurious right down to staff laying out beach towels on your sun lounger to you and hand delivering drinks and snacks, amazing range of exercise classes and excellent instructors, treatments included every day, restaurants and food were delicious and a la carte every evening except one night, inclusive wine was much better than I had expected and very drinkable (no need to pay to get better wine), it really was fantastic. Only feedback would be that they need a longer swimming pool and one dedicated for laps. There are 3 pools but they're all very small and it amazes me they don't have a 25m pool (or 50m pool in an ideal world) which you can properly swim in. Best classes were Barre, Body Tone and Swiss Ball which all ran only once or twice a week - should run these classes more. Overall, fantastic and I will be booking again and becoming a returner (like everyone else)!
This was my 5th visit in 8 years, each visit is better than the last. The staff are the most lovely accommodating team - that is from start to finish - the web room management, front office, restaurant & bar, bodyguards, watersports and beach attendants. There are too many names to mention. The daily spa treatments are the best to ease into relaxation mode quickly! If you find a spa specialist who you really love you can request them - no guarantees but the spa staff do their best to accommodate. There is an endless array of activities to take advantage of and a beautiful beach to lounge on - there is no shortage of chaises or umbrellas with a beach staff that is incredibly attentive. I am not a repeat guest at any other resort as I prefer to experience new islands however I will continue to go back to The Body Holiday. Everyone has their own preferences but I am baffled my the negative reviews - my rooms have always been pristine and beautifully appointed with no issue. The dining options are quality, vast & healthy - that being said if you wish to be indulgent you will not be disappointed, I already miss the seared tuna nicoise salad, deli juice bar and daily massage! Enjoy - you won't regret booking here.
My husband and I just got back from a glorious week at this wonderful resort. Amazing facilities, stupendous food and truly wonderful, friendly, helpful staff. Can’t wait for an opportunity to go back.