|Tipo de imóvel||casarão|
|Estadia Mínima||7 noites|
La Plantation des Manguiers (Mango Plantation) remonta há mais de 100 anos. Ele tem todas as características de uma casa construída para aproveitar ao máximo o clima em anos passados ar condicionado antes. O esporte janelas grandes persianas pesados e não há vidro, permitindo que os ventos alísios amenas a fluir através da casa. O envoltório abrigada em torno varanda permanece frio de manhã à noite protegendo o interior do calor do dia. A partir desta varanda sonolenta você pode relaxar enquanto vê o mundo passar na distância. Os vista comandante muda constantemente, com barcos à vela, pequenos aviões, navios de cruzeiro, a mudança de cores do mar e do céu todos oferecendo entretenimento. Em um dia claro Martinica pode ser visto, por vezes, tão claramente que você sente que você pode nadar lá! O interior da casa é elegantemente decorados e mobiliados em harmonia com o estilo "plantação" sempre que possível e é confortável e convidativo enquanto continua a oferecer todas as comodidades modernas para garantir uma estadia relaxante.
A moradia é de propriedade de Chef Jacques e sua esposa Cathy. Eles também possuem Jacques Waterfront Dining Restaurant, que recentemente re-localizada para Rodney Bay on the Waterfront, na entrada da Marina e é aberto almoço e jantar todos os dias e brunch aos domingos.
Além disso, recepções de casamento, festas de aniversário; na verdade, toda a celebração pode ser organizado por Jacques ou servidos para a vila. Há um deck beira privada no restaurante para grupos maiores, descontos para os hóspedes villa aplicar, entre em contato com Cathy.
Transporte: La Plantation des Manguiers está situado perto de Castries os ônibus são regulares. De Castries é possível pegar ônibus para qualquer lugar que você quer ir, mas estar preparado para música alta e sendo um pouco esmagado! Os ônibus geralmente não usam ar condicionado, quer, por isso, é quente, mas ventoso com as janelas abertas. Também vale lembrar que a caminhada de e para a casa é para aqueles que são de uma aptidão acima da média, especialmente no calor.
Vivemos no meio do caminho por uma estrada de sentido único, com uma parada de ônibus na parte superior e na parte inferior. A caminhada até a parada de ônibus da casa é tudo ladeira abaixo. Ao voltar para a casa de campo, é possível descer do ônibus no topo da colina e caminhar até a estrada para o caminho da unidade para a vila, no entanto, a unidade é bastante íngreme e seria um desafio para aqueles que não andam em um base regular, especialmente no calor. Neste caso, eu recomendaria alugar um carro. NB. Entre em contato com Cathy para mais informações sobre ofertas especiais de aluguer de automóveis.
Informação do aeroporto: La Plantation des Manguiers é de 21 milhas ou 1 hora e 20 minutos de carro do aeroporto internacional Hewanorra, que está situado no Vieux Fort, no sul da ilha. Transferências de helicóptero estão disponíveis entre o aeroporto de Hewanorra e George FL Charles em Castries, que fica a apenas 10-15 minutos de carro da vila. George FL Charles também tem vôos vindos de outras ilhas do Caribe e os voos que conectam através Peurto Rico dos EUA. Aeroporto transferências são sugeridas e podem ser organizados, entre em contato com Cathy.
We had plans to make our three children's first vacation one that they would remember for a lifetime and this amazing house was a huge part of that. We were scheduled to arrive on March 24, 2016 ( the day before Good Friday) at around 2:30 pm and make our way up to Castries to meet Cathy to get settled into the house. Well... things didn't go according to plan. Due to a snow delay in Toronto, we weren't able to connect with Cathy until about 11:00 that night. In all the chaos, we didn't realize that all the stores would be closed on Good Friday! Now this is where we see the kind of person Cathy is. She realized the situation we would be in and had gone out and picked up groceries for us to get us through a couple days until we could get to a store! We knew right then that we found someone that we could rely on.
If you look at the pictures you will see the stunning views from the house. These pictures are 100% accurate. The one thing they don't give you are the smells and sounds of the lush garden that surrounds the property. You will be amazed at the birds and geckos that surround the property, as well as the flowering shrubs and trees. All of this topped off with flowing trade winds that took the edge off the tropical temperature. It was an experience in itself to eat breakfast every morning on the deck and take in our surroundings. Cathy also has beautiful German Shepherd named Mia that kept a watchful eye on us as we enjoyed the house. Our kids also had fun playing with her.
The one thing we appreciated about this house was the combination of old world charm and character with the amenities of a modern house. The wifi worked great, there was a television to watch if you wanted, (even caught a game on Hockey night in Canada too!) and a pile of board games. The kitchen had everything we needed to comfortably cook our meals and enjoy our stay.
Cathy and Jacques also gave us complete privacy at the residence as well but were very helpful whenever we had a question about the house or the island. I would also like to recommend a meal at Jacques Waterfront restaurant as well. He won't disappoint!
After spending 10 nights at Cathy and Jacques house, we felt a level of relaxation we hadn't felt in years.
PS. Cathy, If you ever want to sell...
You know how to reach us! :-)
PSS. If you need to rent a car, contact Marcus Antoine at www.islandercars.com call 758-719-2837. Great service, best price on the island!
My husband and I spent a glorious week at Mango Plantation with four adult children. What a wonderful way to re-connect! The house is spacious, well appointed and had all the comforts needed for a relaxing stay, including a selection of well-loved board games we played every evening. Early mornings were spent with a cup of coffee on the porch, listening to birdsong and watching the cruise ships in the harbour below. If arriving on the island in the afternoon I highly recommend having supper prepared for you by the host Cathy and her chef husband Jacques. A delicious lasagne, salad and garlic bread were heaven sent after the hour ride from the airport. We rented two four-wheel drive jeeps and were glad we had as the driveway to the house is steep; but we found the roads in Saint Lucia to be in great shape, if a bit twisty. Having the jeeps allowed us to see the whole island easily. Great hosts and great memories☺
We stayed in January 2015. This was the second of a two-centre stay on the island, the first being a property overlooking the pitons, on the south-west coast. Cathy picked us up from there, and from that moment everything went swimmingly well.
Our daughter and partner joined us for the stay in Plantation House. She had brought heels with the anticipation that we could walk to a nearby restaurant. This is not possible, as the house is up in the hills overlooking the town, and we thought, all the better for it. In this respect a car is really necessary, but we rented Cathy's Rava 4, and that was absolutely ideal and did everything we wanted of it. The house is just as described, and as portrayed by the photos. One of the best aspects was to actually stay in a house that has no glass windows, just a mixture of bars at some windows, and shutters at the others, both of which allow a warm breeze to gently blow through the house, making it very natural. If you are arriving / departing at the main international airport at the south of the island, it is well worth having Cathy arrange a pick-up / delivery for you as this is seamless and at a great price. Just another thing to ensure you have a great stay.
if you enjoy animals, you will be smitten by the two dogs, although they can be removed if you would rather.
Thanks again Cathy for a great stay.
Cathy was very welcoming and was able to answer all my queries regarding the house. We were 5 medical students working at the nearby hospital, and we found the house to be the perfect balance of relaxation and culture!
The house was beautifully furnished and was situated in a very quiet area.
We had a few barbecues where we invited fellow medical students to the house, and all commented on how nice the place was!
The house does suffer from quite a few Mosquitoes as there are no nets around the windows, however all the beds had nets around them. If you are particularly worried, just stock up on plenty of mozzy spray!!
Overall, the house was just perfect for us 22-24 year olds!
I traveled with my 2 children, 2 and 5 along with my friend and her 7 year old. It was a mom's getaway from the Canadian cold. We absolutely loved our stay at Cathy and Jaques' gorgeous plantation style home. The views and vistas are breathtaking and there is nothing more peaceful than having a glass of wine on the front porch at sunset. The house is wonderfully maintained as are the gardens in front. It is comfortable and spacious with all the amenities you need. Fast WIFI and satellite TV. Note that the house is completely open so as to allow the fragrant trade winds to blow through. Mosquitos were a bit bothersome at dusk, but we sprayed ourselves with bug spray and were mostly left alone. The mosquito nets over each bed will keep you bite free as you sleep. Our kids had no complaints. We rented a car and drove as per Cathy's well written directions to the Super J grocery store where she met us and then drove into Castries and back up to the house so that we would have an idea of how to get around. Like other reviewers have noted, and I will echo, driving in St. Lucia is not for the feint-hearted. With its switch-backs, poorly maintained roads, steep grade hills and left hand driving you should be fairly comfortable doing all of the above to drive around the island. It is definitely an adventure. House is perfectly positioned to enjoy the whole island, we drove the south-west coast, to the north and the east coast. Our favourite beach was Anse de Cochon in Anse la Raye, which is also a unique little fishing village. Thank you Cathy for making us feel quite at home and for being available with anything we needed. I can't wait to come back sans enfants next time around.
We enjoyed our stay in this wonderful house on our first visit to St Lucia. The house was a major reason for us choosing to come to St Lucia in the first place, having seen so many bland and overpriced villas and apartments elsewhere. We were not disappointed. The house and everything about it was exactly as shown in the photos and description, which is not always the case with holiday homes. The only change was the single beds on the landing have been replaced with a sofa and armchair and so this is now the perfect spot to read or use the internet with a stunning view of Castries and the sea beyond through the little window.
We agree with all the other reviews and many positive comments made in them. One big bonus for us was the reliable and fast internet access so that we could keep in touch with home, share our holiday experience with friends, and keep our self-employed businesses ticking over. It was also invaluable in helping to sort out a minor crisis during our stay.
We hired Cathy's car and were very glad we did, and also for driver Stanley coming to meet us at the airport - well worth the small extra cost. St Lucia's roads are an adventure in themselves, mainly due the alarming gradients encountered on all the hilly roads (not least up to the house itself), but 4WD and automatic makes it as easy as possible. Driving yourself is great fun once you get used to it, but certainly not something for the inexperienced or feint-hearted. Once we had learned the local driving rules we found other road users to be mostly very thoughtful and considerate. On many occasions pedestrians or other drivers would offer us directions within seconds of us looking a bit lost - a novel alternative to road signs which are almost entirely absent. The house is ideally located for visiting almost all of the rest of the island on day trips.
Our favourite beach was just inside the wall at Pigeon Island with the excellent Jambe de Bois cafe nearby, an idyllic spot with good facilities where you can just be with the locals, watch the boating action in Rodney Bay and get away from the resort dwellers. The Pink Plantation House restaurant just a short distance directly up the hill from the house was a joy, and of course Cathy and Jacques own restaurant is not to be missed. So many good memories, too many to include in a short (?) review. We will be back one day.
La Plantation des Manguiers está situado na pequena comunidade de Bois Cachet (madeira escondida). Uma vez na casa, é difícil acreditar que você está a poucos minutos da cidade capital de Castries, aninhado como é, entre árvores e folhagens, nomeadamente árvores de manga, daí o nome da vila. Com uma vista deslumbrante sobre Castries fora para Pigeon Island, no norte e Martinica além, La Plantation des Manguiers é relaxante e tranquilo, com muita privacidade. Castries fica a 5 minutos de carro ou ônibus (10 minutos a pé até à paragem de autocarro mais próxima, todos down hill !!) A praia de areia branca de Vigie com ele é a sombra das árvores é de 10-15 minutos da vila e além de ser excelente para um mergulho também é bom para uma manhã cedo ou no fim da tarde caminhada. Reduit praia, uma área turística popular é cerca de 30-40 minutos de carro, dependendo do tráfego. Pigeon Island é 5-10 minutos mais ao norte daqui e oferece praias, passeios e ruínas históricas, é um ótimo lugar para as crianças a correr ao redor.
Golf: Sandals Regency fica a apenas 5 minutos da vila de carro ou de um desafiante caminhada de 30 minutos e oferece um magnífico campo com colinas e fairways majestosas. Um layout de nove buracos desafiador em 3.141 jardas e par 33, este curso apresenta fairways estreitos, tornando-o adequado para os jogadores qualificados, embora também é popular entre os iniciantes. Há também a St. Lucia Golf Club, que está localizado no extremo norte da ilha e está situado dentro das colinas cénicas do Cap Estates. A par-71 desempenha a 6685 jardas / 6113 metros e tem vista para o Mar do Caribe eo Oceano Atlântico. O curso foi inaugurado em 2001 e desde então se tornou um dos layouts mais exigentes do Caribe. A par 4 orifício de abertura começa a atenção dos jogadores imediatamente com um fairway guardado na direita por um azar de água e árvores e à esquerda com Out of Bounds. Este curso é de aproximadamente 40 minutos da vila de carro, dependendo do tráfego. Se você precisar de qualquer informação adicional sobre Golf em St Lucia, ou reservas feitas com antecedência de sua chegada Cathy terá o prazer de ajudar.
Ski: Esqui Aquático Fantastic! e Wake boarding
|Validade da Tarifa||por noite||Noite (fim de semana)||por semana||por mês||Pacote ou Evento|
dez 18 2016 - jan 8 2017
Estadia mínima: 7 noite(s)
|Observações: As tarifas levam em consideração a estadia de 2 hóspedes, adicione R$ 69 por noite, por pessoa adicional|
Estadia mínima: 7 noite(s)
|Observações: As tarifas levam em consideração a estadia de 2 hóspedes, adicione R$ 52 por noite, por pessoa adicional|
|Taxas||Sem taxas adicionais obrigatórias|
Please note that the above rates are inclusive of two people, extra adults are charged a USD 15.00 per person per night to cover linen utilities and cleaning and children under 12 are USD 5.50 per day, children under 5 yrs are free of charge. We can arrange extra children's beds or cots in the parents' room on request.
Our usual change over day is Sunday although we can be flexible depending on other bookings. Extra nights are charged on a pro-rata basis, the length of rental periods are not limited.