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St. Lucia’s Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa

ByJean A. Francis

Oct 19, 2022

For guests looking for a resort in St. Lucia, Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa, consistently ranked as one of the top luxury resorts on the island, is a great option.

The property is located in Rodney Bay Village, the heart of the island’s entertainment district, and is one of three Bay Gardens properties in the area, joining Bay Gardens Hotel and Bay Gardens Inn.

Rooms range from Deluxe Garden View Rooms, which sleep four and are located near the main lobby and include a private furnished patio, to Deluxe Pool View Rooms, which are located around the pool of resort lagoon style.

Photo: Gardens by the Bay

The resort also offers beachfront one-bedroom suites that include separate living and sleeping areas, full kitchens, dining areas, and private furnished patios. The big selling point of the suite, which sleeps up to four people, is direct access to Reduit Beach, one of St. Lucia’s most popular beaches, located directly across from the hotel.

The property also offers a number of different restaurants, including Hi-Tide, a beach-side restaurant that serves food all day. Hi-Tide’s offerings include a children’s menu and a separate pizza menu.

Spices Restaurant is also on-site and offers a menu of Caribbean and West Indian cuisine. Spices offers an all-day menu with appetizers, pastas, sandwiches, soups, and salads, as well as separate breakfast and dinner menus, as well as a Cinnamon Bar cocktail menu.

There’s also the SeaGrapes Beach Bar & Grill, which sports a “barefoot beach vibe” and offers guests a menu of local dishes, including a starter of rabbit and lobster roulade, paired with views of the Pigeon Island national site.

While guests can charge meals directly to their room, Bay Gardens also offers four different dining packages that can be added to a reservation – all-inclusive, which includes all meals and beverages (including alcohol) as well as treatments daily spa treatments; all-inclusive drinks only, which includes breakfast and all alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; MAP, which offers breakfast and dinner; and breakfast, which includes full breakfast.

For activities, guests can take advantage of two different on-site gyms and unlimited access to Splash Island Water Park, which features trampolines, climbing walls, slides, swings, and more.

There’s also a full-service space and wellness center, which offers everything from yoga to stress relief classes.

The property is also located near a number of local attractions including the Pigeon Island National Landmark, as well as the Baywalk Mall, Rodney Bay Marina, Petit Piton, Gros Piton, Sulfur Springs, and more.

Bay Gardens also offers a free shuttle to its other two resorts, giving guests the option to leave their property and see what the brand has to offer in Rodney Bay.