THE COTTAGES @ NATURE'S PARADISE: AMAZING VIEWS, PARADISE POOL, ECOLUX

David & Wanda Wallace

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Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

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THE COTTAGES @ NATURE'S PARADISE: AMAZING VIEWS, PARADISE POOL, ECOLUX

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

Overview

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Private Cottage, Paradise Pool, Tropical Breakfast, Rain-Forest Tours!

* * * Palms & Bougainville offer shade & color in our Tropical Garden. You awake in the morning stunned by the breathtaking brilliance of the Caribbean - a turquoise like you have never imagined! * NATURE’S PARADISE is designed with romance & privacy as the keys to a great holiday. 4-Poster beds are draped with netting from Thailand. Constant trade winds make air-conditioning unnecessary. Our large Ceiling Fans guarantee your comfort. The ceilings are high & angled to allow plenty of light & airflow. The bathroom features a Glass Block shower & built-in hair dryer. The sliding glass door opens onto a large balcony with those fabulous Ocean Views. Our Tropical Breakfast lasts until you have finished dining on our Fresh Baked Breads and Muffins. Fresh Fruit is always available. The seasons dictate which fruits are on the table. Dining is in the Main House. Simple Luxury, Amazing Views. We are 2 cottages, 2 Rooms in the Main House & Paradise Pool in a Tropical setting. Romance & Adventure

OUR HONEYMOON DELIGHT!: Banana Cottage at Nature’s Paradise was the highlight of our honeymoon in St Lucia; it far exceeded our expectations. If you like escaping everybody else, enjoy local food and adventure it will be your kind of place. It was definitely our kind of place... the cottage were clean and very spacious. Dave and Wanda pointed us in the right direction for adventure (sailing, snorkelling, kayaking, treks to waterfalls). They were extremely helpful and hospitable hosts. The swimming pool, Wanda's 'tropical gardens' and amazing views to compete meant it was easy to spend days just lazing around drinking rum punches. Best piece of advice if staying here is rent a jeep - you'll need it for the exciting drive up to the Cottage and it is then easy to explore St. Lucia’s sights.

Tom + Ella (London, UK)

OUR FIRST ANNIVERSARY! : My wife & I just celebrated our 1yr anniversary at Avocado Cottage - it was perfect. If your looking for secluded yet spectacular accommodations at reasonable pricing, this is it. Nature's Paradise is a hill top B&B above the prettiest bay in St. Lucia. We had one of the 2 cottages to ourselves for one week (private decks overlooking the coast-the photos don’t lie) and were treated to a wonderful and relaxing breakfast each morning. Morning swims surrounded by their beautiful, lush tropical gardens, it was the perfect place to 'escape'. Dave is a wealth of island information and even provides personal tours of the island- we did one and it was great. You will need to rent a jeep to get around, after all, you are on a volcano bed and it is rough terrain. Nature's Paradise provided us with the ideal setting to experience the beauty of the Caribbean and the treasures that St. Lucia has to offer. We would stay at Nature's Paradise again in a heartbeat.

Dan S (Cincinnati, USA)

OUR ROMANTIC PARADISE: We arrived expecting a romantic, tropical paradise, with a touch of adventure, and Nature's Paradise gave us all this, & more. David & Wanda are perfect hosts providing exceptional accommodation in 2 cottages, fabulous breakfasts in the Main House & a wealth of helpful advice. Wanda's gardens which are a credit to her work & imagination. The adventure came with every trip we took in the jeep to nearby Marigot Bay, the most stunning part of St Lucia. Nature's Paradise is an ideal base from which to explore the islands stunning scenery & beautiful beaches. Highlights included waterfalls, botanical gardens, tropical rain forests & the volcano!

It was Nature's Paradise that made our stay all the more memorable and it is without question the best accommodation we have stayed in.

Anne and Peter (Darlington, England UK)

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
David & Wanda Wallace (Owner)
Advertiser since 2005
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Speaks english, polish, We speak 'Romance & Adventure'!

About David & Wanda Wallace

DAVID WALLACE: David is an award winning television director. He is an avid world traveler who found St. Lucia to be the best of all islands. “I like to sample the hot springs and waterfalls that I find around the island' says David. 'I keep discovering new places all the time.” David and Wanda have climbed both Pitons and earned their scuba licenses in St. Lucia. “The flora and fauna are unforgettable.' 'It truly is Paradise.”

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WANDA PRUSKA-WALLACE:

“I love St. Lucia because of its abundant rain forest, beautiful shore line and laid back lifestyle.” Wanda practices and teaches Tai Chi and Eagle Claw Kung Fu. “Health and food (and David) are my passions.” explains Wanda. “Our fruit, veggies and fish are always fresh. It is a pleasure to cook and create mouth watering dishes with local ingredients.”

David & Wanda Wallace purchased this cottage in 2000

Why David & Wanda Wallace chose Marigot Bay

We choose St Lucia because it is the most beautiful island in the southern Caribbean. St Lucia has a large Rain-Forest, lots of beaches and wonderful warm people. It a rare country where you can relax and feel safe & secure everywhere. Stress is low and the food is great. So many restaurants!

What makes this cottage unique

Nature’s Paradise is about our spectacular views, lush gardens and 30ft, waterfall fed, swimming pool on the side of a cliff.

Our Tropical Breakfast (Mon - Fri) begins at eight and lasts until you have finished dining on our fresh breads & strong coffee. Fresh fruit is always available. The seasons dictate which fruits are on the table. Dining is in the Main House.

Did we mention our many Eco-Tours around the island?

Guestbook comments from the owner

The location high above Marigot Bay surrounded by nature and Wanda and David's hospitality is truly breath taking. Our cottage was comfortable and well equipped. For a couple living in the heart of the city, the sounds and silence of the tropics are absolutely delightful as is the lush tropical growth. We enjoyed the suggested restaurants particularly brunch on the porch of a colonial plantation house. Our trip to Soufriere with David was wonderful as was the dip in the remote warm springs. We also rented a 4 wheel drive vehicle to explore the island. We learned much about the tropical growth and flowers on this trip as well as life and culture of the island. Wanda's island breakfast's are perfect and the bananas from their own trees a particular treat. David's recommendations are always on target and the people of St. Lucia welcoming and helpful. Yes, Nature's Paradise is a unique adventure and you would be fortunate to share it.
May 2013
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Romantic Paradise

  • 5 of 5
We chose Nature's Paradise as we wanted somewhere romantic to celebrate our anniversary and it certainly lived up to that, being perched above the Carribean with beautiful views, exotic wildlife but still accessible to the town of Marigot Bay. Our hosts, David and Wanda were marvelous and looked after us really well, showing us round the island and genuinely interested in us having a great time. We had great views from the veranda and the swimming pool. Breakfast was always a treat for me with different varieties of local fruit and great conversation. We had a wonderful time and would recommend it as a location, especially for those seeking a romantic place to get away to.
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Elyria, Ohio
5

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5
Nature's Paradise is a wonderful way to get away. Dave and Wanda are the perfect hosts --knowledgable, engaging, caring, and respect your privacy! Nature's Paradise is for people that truly do not want to be in a busy area - Marigot Bay is beautiful and really gives your a taste of the local flavor. Dave took us on a tour of the Peton's, mineral baths, and a volcano. We felt after just one week, we understood the island. Everyday we did something different -- beach, sailing, relaxing at the pool. Their home is lovely, high in the hills with incredible views. You do need to rent a car -- you will be driving everywhere. Wanda has landscaped the property beautifully, you truly feel that you are in your own little world. Marigot Bay is not commerialized, we loved this as it forces you to engage with the local people and food. The people of St. Lucia are very friendly, I have been to many Caribbean islands, St. Lucia by far is the friendliest and safest. It is perfect for couples that want a lot of privacy.
  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Paradise Found

  • 5 of 5
My partner and I spent three weeks in March 2014 at Nature's Paradise with Dave and Wanda. It was obvious from the way that they had taken a ridge top in St. Lucia and turned it into a beautiful garden that they really care about St. Lucia and their home. That caring carries over to how they treat their guests. They were always ready to help us find what we wanted to get the most out of our sojourn. We got up really early to see parrots with a delightful guide, Charmaine, we walked rain forests, we climbed Gros Piton and saw it from the sea in a unihull. We were directed to tasty food both local flavour (Julietta's, La Monique, JJ's) and various fusions (Pink Plantation, Fox Grove, DJ's, Orlando's, Chateau Mygo, Rainforest Hideaway, Le Chocolat) in Marigot Bay and around the island. We walked and hiked and swam and snorkled and soaked in the glorious sun of St. Lucia while in one of the most beautiful places on earth. We were taken to favourite places of Dave and Wanda. We met some delightful new friends. Go now to catch St. Lucia as a traditional Caribbean island. Stay with Dave and Wanda to have it feel like home.
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Marigot Bay St Lucia
Denver, CO
5

Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5
If you are a bit of a do-it-yourself adventure seeker on your vacations and like to take advantage of much that a new place has to offer in terms of sea, sun, food, hiking, and more without a lot of excessive fuss, then Nature’s Paradise is the ideal place from which to explore St. Lucia. My husband and I stayed in the Ginger Room, which is attached to the main house, from 12/22/13 – 12/31/13. You don’t hear much about the Ginger Room as it is not really on the website and is overshadowed by the fabulous cottages, but it is a great alternative if the cottages are unavailable. The room is spacious with a small refrigerator and shelves off the closet that served as a great place for us to keep snacks and drinks. The bathroom has a lovely glass block shower and lots of space to store all your toiletries. The room has a very comfortable bed with a small sofa for lounging. There are windows on two walls and a great overhead fan providing plenty of natural air conditioning. The tree frogs at night are amazing! But, the best part is the view through the main sliding glass doors that overlooks the beautiful tropical foliage that Wanda has planted on the property and the Caribbean ocean beyond. Despite being attached to the main house, we always felt very private and secluded when in our room and also enjoyed being able to use the main verandah as our quasi-personal happy hour location without bothering others who were staying there.

David is instrumental in helping orient you to your location on St. Lucia. He goes over the map and is always happy to give you directions to places, make suggestions for activities, etc. He will also make reservations for you and help in any way possible. His connections within the community always managed to get us a great table or the best guide, etc. St. Lucia is not the easiest place to navigate as there are virtually no road signs. It was very helpful to have someone in the know to tell us how to get places but if you get lost, like we did, just ask the locals as you are driving. They will gladly help you get where you are going. David’s tour of Soufriere was a highlight and I encourage everyone to take this if you can. The secret mineral springs that David has found alone is worth it! Beautiful and secluded. My husband and I are very honored to have been able to get to know both of them as they are not just great hosts, but special people.
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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Marigot Bay St Lucia
boston, MA
5

Perfect in everyway imaginable

  • 5 of 5
This was for our honeymoon and our requirements were:

1. Semi-private - we did not want a resort with many guests
2. Accessibility - wanted to be near (15 min drive) beach, boating, romantic restaurants, hiking
3. Amazing view - love to wake up and have a cup of coffee while overlooking the ocean
4. Friendly, knowledgeable owner - wanted recommendations from an insider

Nature's paradise delivers on all of these and so much more. David and Wanda have been on the island for 15 years and know so many great places, local people, and hidden gems. All I had to do was say before we arrived "I want a romantic boat ride, a beautiful waterfall, and some great local food" and David had it all ready to be booked when we got there. We took his day tour of one of the areas and it was awesome. He clearly loves St Lucia and enjoys sharing all of it with his guests.

Wanda has landscaped the gorgeous property from scratch and there are so many types of plants, flowers, and birds to see just on the property alone. All of the pictures on the site are accurate but cannot do it justice. She has breakfast for you each morning (except weekends) and the best coffee on the island by far. Both of them made us feel very much at home in our bungalow (which you really should stay in - your own porch with a view of the ocean and Marigot Bay - stunning!)

This was absolutely the trip of a lifetime and would not have been possible without Dave and Wanda. We miss it already and cannot wait to go back. Please feel free to contact me directly if you have any questions at all.
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
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5

YES! It is a paradise!

  • 5 of 5
What can we say? Just a great time to be there.

We were looking for a nice, unique accommodation on St. Lucia - and found it with "Nature´s Paradise". Wanda and David were very friendly and helpful.
The two Cottages (we had the Avocado Cottage) are so beautiful and clean...and the wooden porch is just a dream. We did not miss anything!

The house is located in a quiet area on a hill and we felt very comfortable there. Nature´s Paradise is a good starting point for excursions around the island - which is why a car (4WD) highly recommended. David and Wanda also give valuable tips - and if desired, they also offer interesting tours.

From Nature´s Paradis to Marigot Bay is a walk about 20 minutes.There you will find everything for a successful holiday (grocery store, bank, restaurants, cafes). Back, it is a steep walk, for it takes about 30 minutes. Important: In the dark, take a torch! But do not worry - this is also fun!

Are there cons? No - definitely not!

Yes, we would choose it again...but for longer! Thank you, Wanda - thank you, David.
  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
George Charles International
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Anse La Raye Fish Friday
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
La Bas Beach at Marigot Bay
Car: recommended

Marigot Bay has a terrific beach. Our Main House and Cottages are set high up on a hill for great views, so walking down to the beach is about 15 minutes, walking back up takes longer (a jeep is recommended). The famous La Bas beach is on the north side of the bay and there are no cars or roads. You access La Bas Beach by Captain Bravo’s ferry, which runs 24/7. The boat ride is about two minutes and is fun. There are four good restaurants and one great restaurant on the bay. The nearest town is Castries, which is the capital of St. Lucia. It is about 30 minutes by car.

There is often live music at the restaurants around Marigot Bay. Anse La Raye, the next town, has a great block party called Seafood-Friday. Anse La Raye is a fishing village that has retained its character.

Other Activities: • Great Snorkeling & Scuba • Hike the Rain Forest • Horseback Riding in the sea.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $155 Per night

Marigot Bay Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
NEW FALL SEASON
Sep 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
4 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
HOLIDAYS in PARADISE
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
4 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
TROPICAL CHRISTMAS
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
6 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
HOLIDAYS in PARADISE
Jan 6 2015 - Feb 5 2015
4 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
ST LUCIA VACATION
Feb 6 2015 - Feb 22 2015
4 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
NATURE'S PARADISE
Feb 23 2015 - Apr 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
TROPICAL ROMANCE
May 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
SUMMER SALE!!!
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
$155
 
 
RELAX & ADVENTURE
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
HOLIDAYS in PARADISE
Dec 1 2015 - Dec 19 2015
4 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
ROMANCE & ADVENTURE
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 9 2016
4 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
HOLIDAYS in PARADISE
Jan 10 2016 - Feb 7 2016
4 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
ST LUCIA VACATION
Feb 8 2016 - Feb 27 2016
5 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
NATURE'S PARADISE
Feb 28 2016 - Apr 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
NATURE'S PARADISE
May 1 2016 - Jun 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
SUMMER SALE!!!
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
$155
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$195
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 20.0%
Notes To reserve Paradise for yourself (and you need to do this soon), use your Visa or MasterCard # and expiration date. We will bill 50% of the total, which is refundable up to 30 days prior to your arrival at Nature’s Paradise. The balance is due 30 days before arrival.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Marigot Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Hotel
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Large Bathroom, Built-in Hairdryer, Glass Block Shower.
  • Large bright room. The modern bathroom features a glass block shower and a built-in hairdryer (no need to bring your own). Egyptian white pure cotton towels. Private cottage is designed with romance and privacy as the keys to a great vacation.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , French Provincial Four Poster Bed w/Thai netting.
  • Four poster Queen Size beds are draped with netting from Thailand. Constant trade winds make air conditioning unnecessary. Our large ceiling fans guarantee your comfort. The ceilings are high and angled to allow plenty of light and airflow. The sliding glass door opens onto a large balcony with those fabulous ocean views.
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
We encourage activity! We have some of the best Scuba Diving in the Caribbean & great Snorkeling; There are water sports on Marigot Bay. Go hiking in the Rain Forest; Horseback Riding on the beach; Restaurants w/great food in lovely settings; Sightseeing by car; Boating galore; Swim in the warm Caribbean Sea; Sun Tann (be careful); Bird-watching, see the rare St Lucian Parrot etc. There is so much to do. Or you can do nothing at all. At Nature's Paradise there is a beautiful pool with a wood deck & comfortable lounges. Lay back, enjoy the sun & read a book. Amenities include: • Private Cottage with a fantastic Caribbean Sea view. • 30ft. Swimming Pool & Sundeck w/comfortable lounges. • Full Kitchen with quality dinnerware. • Solar-heated Glass Block shower. • Fresh white Egyptian cotton towels. • Built-in hair-dryer. • Maid service daily. • Tropical Gardens and Fruit Trees.
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