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Recent St. Lucia reviews

  • Livn Easy

    "My family of 5 (children late teens/early 20s) had a fabulous Christmas and New Years stay at Mandoo. The house is exactly as you see in the photos. It might not be fancy, but it more than compensates with comfort, space and the most incredible location. The house is perfectly situated on the saddle of a peninsula with ocean views in both directions. The grounds are extensive so you feel unconstrained and relaxed. Rooms were spacious and had great views. Love the outdoor shower too. Kitchen is functional but if you are a Julia Childs you would be feeling constrained. Beds were comfortable. We did rent a car through Guys (they dropped it at the house) as we wanted the freedom to explore, but used Owen's taxi service to get to and from the airport (which was a good decision). Activities that we can highly recommend include: Jus Sail: private 1/2 day sailing on beautifully restored Carriacou Sloop Exodus: private motor boat charter for 1/2 day to take us down to Pitons Zip Lining: If you haven't done before, it's a great setting. Try to avoid the cruise ship crowd. Aquaholics Kite Surfing in Cas em Bas - what a rush, and fantastic setting Cas em Bas hiking with most stunning ocean views and secluded beaches Visit to Marigold bay Visit to Anse Couchon for snorkeling and/or scuba We also used Windjammer for beaching and walked down the cove from there to East Winds Inn beach as its more secluded. Weather was fantastic. Went to a lot of different restaurants and was impressed with quality of food for the Carribean. Mary Anne and Anthony were very helpful and unobtrusive. All in it was a great vacation. We feel extremely lucky that the Morgans have made their house available. It is quite the spot."
    Guest: Eric S. Date of Stay: December 2015 Review Submitted: January 11, 2016
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  • Late review, but not because the trip wasn't awesome!

    "We stayed at Owen's beautiful Caille Blanc Villa for 10 days and it was truly amazing. The villa is even more stunning in person, the entire experience just feels like a dream while you are there. I woke up every morning blown away by the view and how lucky we were to be there. It has to be one of the best views on the Island. The staff were great, they took care of our every need and were extremely nice, they were like family by the time our group left. Marilyn is a great cook and we weren't let down by any meals. The Villa is close to almost all of the stuff you want to do there, the Pitons, Volcanic mud baths, zip lining, restaurants, it has a great location to get out and do that stuff. The only downside to the location was walking to the beach, getting there isn't bad, 10-15 minutes but getting back is a pretty good hike up a serious incline, if you have older people with you perhaps you should drive down. Owen has a driver James who takes good care of you, he is almost always available to take you wherever you need to go. We would definitely recommend this property to anyone going for a relaxing retreat with family or friends. We had both with us and the Villa is designed to keep you together when you want to be but also big enough and with enough privacy to be apart when you get sick of each other! TV service and internet are definitely spotty but i think they are working on that, i would recommend getting your work done before you go so you don't have to rely on any technology, it is vacation after all. Owen really went above and beyond to make sure we had a perfect stay, he was very hands on and i have never experienced another vacation home owner with his level of care and professionalism, it was really greatly appreciated. We didn't have to worry about anything once we got there and that is really what a vacation like this is all about. We all promised to come back in a few years after we see a few other parts of the world, but when we do go back to St. Lucia we will be staying at Caille Blanc. Special shout out to the staff, each of whom were awesome. Thanks Yellow, Paulea, Georgiana, Albert, Kolin and of course Marilyn. If you guys can put up with us you can put up with anyone! If yuo decide to stay at this villa definitely go check at Balenbouche state, Owen will tell you all about it and it was definitely a highlight of the trip. Thanks again Owen for opening up your beautiful home to us, hope to see you up in NY some time!"
    Guest: Chandler Date of Stay: January 2016 Review Submitted: June 11, 2016
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  • Words can't describe this wonderful vacation rental!

    "We have just returned from a lovely two week stay at Poinsettia House in Marigot Bay. Everything about this rental is fabulous. When you walk in, the view and atmosphere take your breath away and you feel so lucky to be vacationing in such a beautiful space. The layout was perfect for two couples with bedrooms with en suite bathrooms at each end as well as two living areas. Between these two ends are the well-equipped kitchen and dining area with a cooking island that looks out to the bay. The entire house front of the house is open to the view with no windows, only screening. Then there is a large partially covered deck with a wonderful view of the bay! Elaine is a pleasure to rent from, replying quickly to questions and providing guests with great details about the house, Marigot Bay and St. Lucia. She recommends a local fisherman who we contacted and he caught us a delicious red snapper. We also took a taxi into the Castries market and bought lots of fresh vegetables and fruit to allow us to cook many meals. The housekeeper, Luciana, can be engaged to cook a Lucian meal for you… we did this twice and were so pleased with the meals and her engaging personality. We enjoyed the ferry trip over to town and our daily swims in the Caribbean. Our tours around the island were so interesting, we went to the Pitons and Anse Cochon for swimming and snorkeling. St. Lucia is a beautiful island! We highly recommend this rental. Book it early though, to get the dates you want. We booked almost a year in advance to get the two weeks in March that we stayed. It was well worth waiting for!! We have fond memories of our adventure and our time at Poinsettia House!!"
    Guest: Karen P. Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: April 7, 2016
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  • Fantastic Vacation

    "Our family stayed at La Batterie during the last week of June 2016. We had a wonderful vacation and the villa was a big part of it. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained, and the house itself is lovely and has a real island feel. When you walk in your eyes are immediately drawn to the incredible view of the water and the Pitons. Even after a week it was hard to believe how spectacular the view is. The pool is another amazing feature of this home. Our family enjoyed spending time at the pool so much that sometimes it was difficult pulling ourselves away to go explore the island. The setting is so lush and peaceful, you could not help but feel completely relaxed. The house's staff were terrific- Stephanie, Marilyn, Clavie, Terry and BK were all friendly and helpful and really seem to care about making their guests' stay comfortable and enjoyable. We highly recommend having Stephanie cook at least a few meals - she is a great cook and prepares excellent local food. Its also a big help to be able to have Stephanie buy groceries for the home. Together Stephanie and Marilyn kept the house spotless. Having Clavie as a driver was a great experience. He was always responsive and available, and freely shared his knowledge about the island. BK the night watchman always greeted us with a smile when he came for his shift, and always made sure to check on us to see if we were doing ok or needed anything. If you enjoy nature hikes, we would definitely recommend having Terry the gardener take you on a rain forest hike. Terry has a wealth of knowledge about the local vegetation and the various fruits and vegetables and spices that can be found there. Plus, it's really good exercise! The house is well situated in Soufriere. The beach at Anse Chastenet is about a 10 minute walk downhill ( be aware though that the walk back uphill is quite steep.) The beach itself is small but lovely, and the restaurant that is part of the resort is very good. If you're looking at any organized tours, you'll notice that most of them spend much of their time at the attractions in and around Soufriere. Finally, Mike and Jennifer, the owners of the home, were great to work with. They stay in touch with you in the weeks leading up to your trip to help you plan, and are extremely open and responsive to questions. Overall, we couldn't have been happier with our vacation and with our stay at La Batterie."
    Guest: Goblue Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: July 13, 2016
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