Bel Jou ~ Castries

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A Blissful All-Inclusive Escape

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The All-Inclusive, Adults-Only Bel Jou Hotel is set amid lush tropical gardens that are a haven for exotic birdlife, making it a perfect retreat for nature lovers and those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of busier resorts. The vantage point from its location up on a hill provides outstanding views over Castries and the sparkling Caribbean Sea beyond.

Bel Jou Hotel is perfect for couples, singles and friends 18 years and older seeking a quaint location with classic St. Lucian charm and excellent value for money.  This scenic oasis offers the warmest of welcomes, thanks to the inviting, club-like atmosphere and dedication of the long-term staff offering the best in St. Lucian hospitality.

Accommodation

Bel Jou Hotel offers 64 guest rooms in 3 categories, 52 of which are in the main building and have doors opening onto a balcony overlooking the sea and/or hotel gardens. The other 12 rooms are set in spacious bungalows with French doors leading onto a terrace.

STANDARD COURTYARD BUNGALOWS
These rooms feature views of the tropical gardens and property, with one king-sized bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower only. The maximum occupancy is 2 adults.

GARDEN VIEW ROOMS
These rooms feature views of the lush tropical gardens, with one king-sized bed OR two single beds and an en-suite bathroom with a shower only. The maximum occupancy is 2 adults.

OCEAN VIEW ROOMS
These rooms feature stunning panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea, with two double beds and an en-suite bathroom with a shower only. The maximum occupancy is 3 adults.

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Amenities

Bel Jou Hotel has something for everyone. With a freshwater pool, on-site restaurant & bars and an incredible selection of island activities, our guests are never low on options.

Whether you’re looking to have a day on the beach basking in the St. Lucian sun, or you’d like to be a little more active, we’ve got you covered. With everything from aquaerobics classes in our beautiful outdoor pool, to a variety of island tours, you’re free to create your own authentic vacation experience.

Food and Drink

Experience the laid-back pace of island life at Bel Jou on your All-Inclusive holiday. Savour delicious buffet meals in the Verandah Restaurant for breakfast, lunch & dinner, and enjoy fabulous views from the Verandah Terrace. Plus, there’s the Verandah Bar, open daily from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, and then again from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. The Bar serves local cocktails, blended drinks, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages, all included in your stay!

The Cabana Lounge Bar & Eatery is another cozy spot to grab a drink or light snack throughout the day, located adjacent to the pool.

Food is served daily from 12:00pm to 6:00pm, and bar service is from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Afternoon Tea is also served here daily from 4:00pm to 5:30pm.

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Dress Code

During the day, the dining dress code is beach casual.  T-shirts and shorts are the norm; bathing suits must be dry and covered, and shoes must be worn.

After 6:30 pm, a “Resort Casual” dress code applies for evening dining.  For all evening meals, please no short-shorts, t-shirts, ripped jeans or beach flip flops.

Entertainment & Activities

There is a variety of activities and entertainment available for you to take part in during your stay at Bel Jou. Some activities are at an additional charge and activities may change from time to time. Be sure to check out our Activities Board located near the Lobby for the day’s schedule!

Featuring:

  • Entertainment most nights of the week
  • A St. Lucian-themed evening with local live music (fortnightly)
  • Freshwater swimming pool with poolside lounge
  • Aquacise water aerobics classes
  • Fitness classes & stretch classes
  • Caribbean cooking & dance classes
  • Library (“take and trade” style)
  • Rooftop patio deck for sunbathing or evening star gazing
  • Tour Desk for arranging shuttles to Castries, Pigeon Island or Vigie Beach
  • Wide selection of off-site tours and excursions including Calypso Cat Catamaran Tours, deep sea fishing & more

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Location

Extra Staff Bonuses!

* Space Available Room Upgrades

* Space Available Late Check Outs


Room upgrades and late check-outs are on a space available basis and if granted will be at the time of check-in/check-out and at the sole discretion of the hotel

Staff Travel Discounted Rates

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WELCOME TO AN ISLAND PARADISE

Soft sand beaches, swaying palm trees and crystal clear waters… Saint Lucia is the epitome of a Caribbean paradise. Visitors to this lush, tropical island can admire the twin peaks of the Pitons, explore the island’s rainforest, or simply relax on the golden beaches of the Caribbean coast.

Resort Location

Explore the local beaches and the surrounding area, including Rodney Bay and Pigeon Island, with a lift from the resort’s shuttle bus for a nominal fee. The bus also runs regularly throughout the day to Castries, approximately a 15-minute drive away. We recommend taking the bus rather than walking as the hotel is set on a steep hill with no pavement. Bel Jou Hotel is approximately a 1 ½ hour drive from Hewanorra International Airport.

Tours & Excursions

Experience adventure and wonder on any of the following excursions during your stay with us in Saint Lucia! Simply enquire with the Tour Desk at Guest Services and they can assist you with booking.

Castries And Pigeon Island
Take the opportunity on this excursion to combine shopping and history as you tour the city of Castries. Visit the Cathedral and the Derek Walcott Square before heading to the bustling Castries Market.

From here, head north to Pigeon Island, one of St. Lucia’s national landmarks. If you feel adventurous, you may like to trek up to Fort Rodney, or just sit and enjoy some cool refreshments.

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Beautiful South And Les Pitons
Enjoy a scenic bus ride along the West Coast to Soufrière to visit the world’s only volcano where you can drive almost into the crater itself. Next you will visit the Diamond Botanical Gardens’ waterfall and mineral baths, followed by an enjoyable Creole buffet lunch.

Then, board a catamaran for a cruise along the coastline and view the majestic twin peaks, Les Pitons along the way. Take a swim or snorkel in Anse Cochon and enjoy the beauty of Marigot Bay before returning listening to Caribbean music along the way.

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Sunset Cruise
Sail into the sunset as you cruise in the waters around the island. Complimentary rum punch and soft drinks are provided along with tasty finger foods, whilst you sit back and enjoy the pulsating sounds of the live steel band.

Whale And Dolphin Watching
Sail from Castries aboard a 20-metre Defender sightseeing boat and set off for a location approximately 5km off shore. Satellite navigation will be used to follow the settings along the seabed shelf and a hydrophone will also be used to listen for the marine mammals and locate their direction.

The waters in St. Lucia have over 40 different species of whale and dolphins but as you will appreciate, sightings can never be guaranteed. During your cruise you will be offered an unlimited supply of soft drinks, beer, fruit or rum punch.

Gros Islet Friday Night Street Party
Experience the spirit of island life at St. Lucia’s longest running street party, the Gros Islet Friday Night Jump Up. Here you will experience freshly caught seafood & other casual street fare, rum punches & beer, local crafts & goods, and mingling and dancing with the locals all night to live music.

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