Saturday 28 November, 2020

Ladera named top St Lucian Resort, 13th in Caribbean

Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Ladera Resort, the eco-luxe adults-only oasis on the beautiful island Saint Lucia ranked as the top property on the island and 13th  in the Caribbean. 

Daly Mariatte, Vice President and General Manager of Sales and Marketing at Ladera Resort, said the company is grateful for the honour. 

“We are overjoyed to be voted as the thirteenth resort in the Caribbean and number one overall in Saint Lucia in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. We at Ladera Resort value this prestigious honour as it is chosen by the readers and our wonderful guests, who have supported our unique resort throughout the past 30 years."

"We thank them and all the voters for always keeping Ladera in their hearts and memories. Our guests mean the world to us, and we will continue to provide them with unbeatable service and authentic Saint Lucian experiences that will leave lasting memories for many years,” she said.

Nearly half a million Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.

Ladera Resort is the only property on Saint Lucia that is located on the island’s UNESCO World Heritage site, perched on a volcano ridgeline 1,000 feet above the sea.

The intimate resort offers 37 uniquely designed suites and villas that incorporate an open-air three-walled concept built with local tropical hardwoods, tiles and stones, relaxing in-room amenities and treatments as well as award-winning Caribbean cuisine at the resort’s signature restaurant, Dasheene.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.

The 2018 Readers' Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue on newsstands nationwide on October 16.

The resort was also named as the boutique luxury hotel of the year in the Caribbean Journal's Caribbean Boutique Hotel Awards. Ladera was the only St Lucian resort to make the cut.

“We are honoured to have been recognized by the editors at Caribbean Journal as the Boutique Luxury Hotel of the Year in their award’s inaugural year along with other fantastic properties and leaders in the Caribbean, said Daly Mariatte, Vice President and General Manager of Sales and Marketing at Ladera Resort.

“This achievement could not have been possible without our wonderful staff who have been dedicated to providing our guests with a truly elevated and authentic St. Lucian experience along with personalized service that continues to bring guests back to the island time and time again.”

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