La Bagatelle – St Lucia Villas

La Bagatelle villa is a sprawling, two-story estate, providing 5,400-square-feet of fabulous open living space. It faces the southwest, offering marvelous views of the Caribbean, the neighboring island of St. Vincent and the towering Pitons. The sprawling grounds have climbing bougainvillea, poinsettias, brilliant vinca, aromatic white ginger lilies and hanging thunbergia. A fabulous swimming pool is bordered with a red clay-tiled terrace and furnished with cushioned chaise longues, with an adjacent washroom.

Features and Amenities

This St. Lucia vacation home features interiors with greenheart wood floors, Italian ceramic-tiled bathrooms and gorgeous antique furnishings. It also has Ian Mankin fabrics adorning the sofas in the enormous living room and a white-net daybed upstairs, for reading or napping. A well-equipped kitchen with modern appliances and accessories is adjacent to the fabulous open living room. The two grand and spacious bedrooms boast unique old-world, West Indian four-post beds, with pristine linens and canopy netting.

The owners of La Bagatelle villa reside next door and their tennis court below the house is available to guests. The services of a maid, cook and someone to take care of the pool and garden are included. La Bagatelle is located near Anse Chastanet Beach, where excellent snorkeling and diving can be enjoyed in an offshore marine park. The Soufriere area of St. Lucia is the most beautiful part of the island, with its sulphur springs, botanical gardens, mineral baths, rainforest and unspoiled coastline. This St. Lucia villa rental is for people who appreciate natural beauty at its best.


St. Lucia is the sort of island that travellers to the Caribbean dream about–a small, lush tropical gem that is still relatively unknown. One of the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, it is located midway down the Eastern Caribbean chain, between Martinique and St. Vincent, and north of Barbados. St. Lucia is only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, with a shape that is said to resemble either a mango or an avocado (depending on your taste). The Atlantic Ocean kisses its eastern shore, while the beaches of the west coast owe their beauty to the calm Caribbean Sea.

In natural beauty, St. Lucia seems like an island plucked from the South Pacific and set down in the Caribbean. Its dramatic twin coastal peaks, the Pitons, soar 2,000 feet up from the sea, sheltering magnificent rain forests where wild orchids, giant ferns, and birds of paradise flourish. Brilliantly-plumed tropical birds abound, including endangered species like the indigenous St. Lucia parrot. The rainforest is broken only by verdant fields and orchards of banana, coconut, mango, and papaya trees.

St. Lucia has been inhabited since long before colonial times, and its cultural treasures are a fascinating melange of its rich past and its many different traditions. The island’s people have earned a well-deserved reputation for their warmth and charm, and the island itself is dotted with aged fortresses, small villages, and open-air markets.

There is a broad array of exciting and exotic activities available on St. Lucia. The island’s steep coastlines and lovely reefs offer excellent snorkeling and scuba diving. The rainforest preserves of St. Lucia’s mountainous interior are one of the Caribbean’s finest locales for hiking and birdwatching. Of course, the island also possesses excellent facilities for golf, tennis, sailing, and a host of other leisure pursuits. Not to be missed is St. Lucia’s Soufriere volcano, the world’s only drive-in volcanic crater.