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NATURES PARADISE: Awesome Views, Private Cottages, Paradise Pool, Eco-Lux!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

AVOCADO & BANANA COTTAGE: Spectacular Ocean View, Cliffside Pool, Eco-Adventures

NATURE'S PARADISE at Marigot Bay

A St. Lucia Eco-Lux vacation with a breathtaking Caribbean Sea view.

AVOCADO COTTAGE and BANANA COTTAGE are located on a quiet ridge high above the sea at Marigot Bay. The spectacular view of the Caribbean Sea creates the mood. Marigot Bay is what you have in mind when you think “Tropical Paradise”.

PRIVATE COTTAGE, 4-POSTER BED, FULL KITCHEN, LARGE BALCONY, FREE WIFI, TROPICAL BREAKFAST, PARADISE POOL, THE SLIDING GLASS DOOR OPENS TO THOSE AWESOME VIEWS.

AVOCADO & BANANA COTTAGES are designed with Romance and Privacy as the keys to a great Holiday in Paradise. The 4-Poster French Provencal beds are draped in netting from Thailand. Constant trade winds make air-conditioning unnecessary. Our large ceiling fan & standing fan guarantees your comfort. The bathroom features a Glass Block Shower and a Built-in Hairdryer. The Sliding Glass Door opens onto a large balcony with those fabulous Ocean Views. AVOCADO & BANANA COTTAGE overlook the Caribbean Sea.

SPECTACULAR VIEWS, BEAUTIFUL BEACHES, FANTASTIC FOOD AND RAIN-FOREST TOURS. Our Caribbean Sea views are unique and the Sunsets behind Paradise Pool are famous for their Green Flash sightings.

OUR TROPICAL BREAKFAST is served daily Mon-Fri in the Palm-Villa and is complementary. The Breakfast is Powered by strong coffee (and Tea) and good vibes. Wanda prepares the healthy fruits, breads & juices Caribbean Style.

THE WATERFALL FED POOL is 30ft long & overlooks the sea. Comfortable lounge chairs and small tables make the deck perfect for laying in the sun or emerging from the pool. It is beautifully lit at night.

WANDA'S TROPICAL GARDEN surrounds your Cottage with giant Palm Trees and Flowers. The Cottages are set within the largest Tropical Garden in Marigot Bay.

WE ARRANGE RAINFOREST tours & Volcano Hot baths; recommend the Best Beaches for swimming & snorkeling; and we point you to trails where you can hike by yourself in the RainForest.

OUR DRIVER can meet you up at the Airport. The Drive from Hewanorra Airport takes a little over an hour to Marigot Bay. As you drive up the East Coast of St Lucia, the scenery is ever changing and often stunning.

A GREAT VACATION and a SAFE ADVENTURE. Renting a jeep style car is best way to get around the island. We can arrange to have the car-rental company deliver the jeep at about 9am the next morning. For those who don't want to drive, we can arrange affordable transportation.

NATURE'S PARADISE @ Marigot Bay

Adventure - Relaxation - Romance ...and great food.

More Details

Owner
David and Wanda Wallace
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, But We Talk ROMANCE & ADVENTURE!
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About David and Wanda Wallace

We are originally from New York and we fell in love with St Lucia 15 years ago. Our dream was to create a beautiful accommodation in a lush tropical setting overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Nature's Paradise is our dream come true.

WANDA: I was a professional dancer for many years and I traveled the world in that capacity. As the first woman White Belt in the US, I practised Eagle Claw Kung Fu and taught Tai Chi. Exploring the Island and sampling it's rich culinary culture are two of my passions.

DAVID: As a film and television director I was able to explore parts of the world I never expected see. When Wanda & I came to St Lucia we knew we had found our Home. We have great beaches, tropical gardens, hot springs, warm waterfalls, and even a volcano. We have climbed both Pitons and earned our scuba license in St. Lucia. We wish to show you the St Lucia that we fell in love with.

David and Wanda Wallace purchased this house in 2003

Why David and Wanda Wallace chose St Lucia

WE CHOSE 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! So little time!

What makes this house unique

WE ARRANGE Rain-Forest tours & Volcano hot baths, recommend the best beaches for swimming & snorkeling; and we point you to trails where you can hike by yourself in the Rain-Forest.

YOU CAN ASK US about Hiking the Pitons and Zip-Lining the Rainforest. We are happy to recommend the best restaurants and markets. Ask us anything about St Lucia.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I just celebrated our 1 year anniversary at Nature's Paradise- it was perfect. If you are looking for secluded yet spectacular accommodations at reasonable pricing, this is it. Nature's Paradise is a hill top bed and breakfast above the prettiest bay in St. Lucia. It is secluded, yet close to 5 of the most popular restaurants on the island.



"Nature Dave" and his lovely wife Wanda are most gracious hosts. We had one of their 2 cottages to ourselves for one week (private decks overlooking the coast-the photos dont 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 Saltarelli, Cincinnati, Ohio
Nov 2009
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Amenities

Castries Quarter House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • 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.
  • The modern bathroom features a glass block Solar Heated Shower and a built-in Hair Dryer (no need to bring your own). Egyptian Pure White Cotton Towels. The room is Large and Bright.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , French Provincial Four Poster Bed w/Thai netting.
  • Avocado Cottage was designed with romance and privacy as the keys to a great vacation. Our 4-poster Queen Bed is draped with netting from Thailand. 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • 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
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews
5

Lost in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was a truly beatiful vacation in everyway. It was quality time with my boyfriend (of 5 years) and we could not have picked a more perfect place. What a beautiful view and the gardens are so lush. The cottage was first class, good shower, full kitchen, 4 poster bed. The pool was way big, with more stunning views of the ocean. Wanda's breakfasts were good and different and the coffee was strong. I think were going to get married right here.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2007
  • Stayed: Nov 2006
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Yes it is "Paradise"

  • 5 of 5

Starting from arrangements made for our pick-up at the airport to returning us to the airport, David and Wanda were just the BEST!! The special way in which they treat their guests is second to none, Wanda and David serve breakfast at 8:00 AM for all the guests. The fresh island fruits and bread with coffee. Yummy. Great time to exchange info on your previous day's activity with everyone. David assisted in arranging car rental (good idea) along with a very informative binder with suggestions on activities. Grounds, pool , apartment, ambienace, view, rainbows Great!!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Paradise as Friends not Guests

  • 5 of 5

Rent this place! My wife and I haven't really been world travelers but wanted an exotic vacation to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. After researching and deciding on St.Lucia we found Nature's Paradise and booked it wondering if we were doing the right thing. Boy, did we do the right thing. The place sits on top of a beautiful ridge and the views, especially from the pool deck, are stunning. Marigot Bay is awesome-laid back & high quality at the same time.

The Villa we stayed in was clean and very functional with all the things we needed to enjoy our stay. Cookware & dishes etc and we used them lightly because who wants to cook when fantastic restaurants are at your fingertips?

Breakfast was provided each morning M-F and always great-fresh tropical fruits, warm bread, muffins, juice and great local coffee. Chatting with the hosts and other guests was great.

The pool was open for guests 24 hours and every time I used it I was refreshed by the perfect water temp and the stunning views. We always enjoyed the pool having it all to ourselves except on Friday night when two other couples hung out and we visited and shared tips on island adventures. The pool area also became my favorite place to watch the fabulous sunset each night. Talk about romantic...the only ones out there!

The villa was the perfect size and had great views as well (the only drawback being that our views were a little bit affected by some electrical wires running across the middle of the view but that was minor)-view of ships coming and going and the waves far outweighed that small issue. Our view was way better than any of the resorts around!

We loved the island; the weather, the views, the location and the guests we met but by far the best part of staying at Nature's Paradise is David and Wanda, the owners and hosts. They were thorough, prompt, helpful without being pushy and treated us like friends not guests. David made great suggestions & tips for getting the most out of our time. Have him reserve a table at Rainforest for your last night like he did for us. The meal and location/views amazing.

Drawbacks...not many but here goes:

1) It's not on the beach so if u want immediate beach access probably not for you.

2) Jeep rental-driveway is rough and it would be too far to walk down for busses everyday.

3) Food is pricey but good

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

My new paradise....

  • 5 of 5

I had no idea what to expect when I booked my stay at Nature's Paradise.

I had the vacation of a lifetime.

Single traveler, female, late 20s. St Lucia had everything I was looking for and Nature's Paradise was the perfect home base in which to relax after enjoying it. The grounds are stunning- the gardens make you feel as if you're in some far away rainforest (which is basically the case lol). Despite there being multiple guests on site, as well as the owners, there is never a lack of privacy. The pool is gorgeous and the view of the sunset even more so. The house and surrounding cottages are perched above Marigot Bay on a high cliff- and the location couldn't have been better. The view from my cottage balcony was second to none- and the house always stayed cool. Breakfasts were always fun, getting to know your fellow guests and listening to David and Wanda's wonderful stories and picking their brains about this lovely island they call home.

I stayed in the avocado cottage, and it was perfect. Full bath (beautiful tile), large bed with mosquito netting, full kitchen- everything I needed. Everything was clean and in good working order.

It's a very short walk or drive down to the bay directly below Nature's paradise- and the snorkeling is superb. The beach is small and private- you'll almost always have it to yourself. Marigot Bay itself is also a short drive (a bit more of a walk, but it's St. Lucia- so get out and enjoy it). The restaurants (Chateau Mygo in particular) are fantastic.

Despite how lovely the house and grounds are, the most wonderful part of Nature's Paradise was Dave and Wanda. I would be hard pressed to find a more interesting and enjoyable couple. Between the two of them, their knowledge of the island is second to none. I spent a great deal of time with Dave seeing the island, and enjoyed every minute of it. I genuinely consider them friends and hope to come back to their home one day.

To my other fellow single traveler- thank you for providing me with wonderful company. I sincerely enjoyed it. And to Graham and Vicki- I had a blast with you two, the Canadian soulmates I never knew I was missing.

Dave and Wanda- thank you so much for opening your home to me. This trip was special for me- and you made it unforgettable. God bless the both of you.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful in beautiful location at top of the hill. Landscaping is spectacular

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay David and Wanda are perfect hosts, helping us to learn about St. Lucia and the history of the island and Nature's Paradise. We felt that we connected with the island, particularly Marigot Bay. It's a long walk down to the small Harbor but well worth it and a good workout. If you are lucky David and Wanda will serve you a nice healthy breakfast during the week. Thery are nice restaurants, particularly Rainforest Hideaway - very romantic on the water. A small ferry takes you there in 2 minutes. Recommend the local sailboat, catamaran kayak, snorkel shop. You can get a one week pass for 2 from them for 150US. The highlight of the trip was the tour that David took us on to the Piton mountains via the botanical gardens, rainforest, volcano and hot springs. The West Coast Road is very beautiful. The 'Banana' and 'Avocado' cottages are quite private and look out onto beautiful vistas of the Carribean and the sunsets around the lovely pool should not be missed. What more can we say - a geat place with great people. The Lucians are most friendly. We stayed 6 days without a car and that was fine. Local supermarket available to cook in.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

It is truly paradise!!

  • 5 of 5

Looking for a spot to call home-base while visiting St Lucia? A place that helps you to tailor your visit to your individual interests? Nature's Paradise in Marigot Bay is the perfect location. Owners David & Wanda Wallace have done an outstanding job of creating a private oasis and they are wonderful hosts. Are you adventurous - looking to engage in daring exploits (i.e. Rent a car, climb the Pitons, take a tram across the rain-forest, etc)- the Wallace's can set you up on those excursions with reputable guides. Or are you less of a thrill seeker but want to experience some St Lucian culture- David & Wanda can provide you with helpful tips and advice on how to navigate your way. For those of you who are homebodies and just need a beautiful space to find rejuvenation this is the PERFECT spot- the views of the ocean are spectacular, the pool area is picturesque, and the walk to town is invigorating. Nature's Paradise lives up to its name and caters to all kinds of interests. (They also have TV and WiFi. And if you need a phone but don't want to pay outrageous international roaming fees they will rent a cell phone to you at an amazingly inexpensive rate.) At Nature's Paradise (NP) there's something for everyone. My husband & I have only been home a week from our 10 day visit and we miss NP already. We highly recommend it!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
G.W. Charles International Airport (SLU)
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Marigot Bay
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
West Coast Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Four of the best restaurants in St Lucia
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
La Bas Beach in Marigot Bay
Car: recommended

MARIGOT BAY HAS A TERRIFIC BEACH. Palm-Villa and the Cottages are set high on a hill for great views. The famous La Bas Beach is on the north side of the Bay, and there are no cars or roads. You go by ferry which runs 24/7. The boat ride is about 2 minutes and is fun. There are 4 good restaurants and 2 great restaurants on the bay.

We encourage activity! We have some of the best Scuba Diving in the Caribbean and great Snorkeling; There are water sports on Marigot Bay. Go hiking in the Rain Forest; Horseback Riding on the beach; Restaurants with great food in lovely settings; Sightseeing by car; Boating galore; Swimming in the warm Caribbean Sea; Bird-watching, see the rare St Lucian Parrot etc, 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 and comfortable lounges. Lay back, enjoy the sun and read a book.

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Rates & Availability

Castries Quarter House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER SALE!!!
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$125
$875
 
 
"TROPICAL PARADISE"
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 
 
"HIGH SEASON"
Dec 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
 
 
"TROPICAL PARADISE"
May 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 
 
SUMMER SALE!!!
Jul 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$155
$1,085
 
 
"TROPICAL PARADISE"
Oct 1 2018 - Nov 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 
 
"HIGH SEASON"
Dec 1 2018 - Apr 30 2019
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
 
 
"TROPICAL PARADISE"
May 1 2019 - Jun 30 2019
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 
 
SUMMER SALE!!!
Jul 1 2019 - Sep 30 2019
4 night minimum stay
$125
$875
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Room Foods & Beverages $15 + Tax
Tax Rate 20.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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