Situated in the far north of the idyllic island of St Lucia, the Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa is a stylish and modern all-inclusive hotel offering guests a fantastic wealth of activities, facilities and spacious accommodations making it the ideal place for couples and families alike. It even makes the perfect backdrop to your wedding in paradise.
Excellent dining options are available to delight everyone’s taste buds, and during the day the drinks flow freely at the many bars, allowing you to sample the best of what the Caribbean has to offer. If you are after a bit of pampering and relaxation then the Namaste Spa has you covered – or for the active amongst you, why not burn off a few extra calories at the well-equipped fitness centre.
Kids will have their hands full too with a great on-site kids club with friendly and dedicated staff to make sure they stay out of trouble and have plenty of fun while the parents get a bit of much-needed time to themselves. Don’t forget St Lucia is an island worth exploring, so take advantage of all it has to offer while staying at the Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa.
The resort caters for every taste and budget when it comes to accommodation, with the rooms all situated in attractive low-rise buildings with views out over the secluded bay and beach or the landscaped gardens. There is a casual and calming atmosphere and you can enjoy it all from your own private terrace. As standard the rooms come with air-conditioning, a private bath and shower in the en-suite, safe, satellite TV, hairdryers, tea/coffee making facilities and an iron/ironing board.
Standard Room – Overlooking the resort gardens, these rooms feature a king size or two queen size beds. They sleep up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 16 years old).
Deluxe Garden View Room – Scattered throughout the resort, these spacious and stylish rooms feature vaulted ceilings and have either a king size or two queen size beds. They sleep up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 16 years old).
Superior Deluxe Garden View Room – Elevated on the hillside, these offer a bit of a retreat away from the main activities of the resort with lovely views out across the gardens. They have one king size or two queen size beds and sleep up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 16 years old).
Superior Deluxe Beach Front Room – Perfect for couples, these rooms are close to the beach with great access out onto the soft sands and boast a king size bed and a luxurious Japanese soaking tub. They sleep up to 2 adults.
One-Bedroom Garden View Suite – Offering a spacious retreat with a large bedroom and dedicated sitting area, they are perfect for families or those wanting a little something special on their holiday. The bedroom leads into a dressing room and en-suites (some with large walk-in showers). There is one king size bed as well as a double pull-out sofa bed. They sleep up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children (up to 16 years old with additional rollaway bed).
The great all-inclusive package at Smugglers Cove means you can truly indulge yourself to a huge range of delicious food and refreshing drinks. From classic dishes with modern twists to traditional island recipes and Caribbean fare, you will not be short of exciting food here!
Restaurants range from casual affairs to more intimate and romantic settings, and if you get hungry during the day you can just grab something light to snack on whenever you wish. There is also afternoon tea for those missing home a little bit.
The Cove – A buffet-style restaurant serving international cuisine as well as a selection of made to order dishes. At dinner there is a theme every night enabling you to enjoy cuisine from around the world. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with an afternoon tea served 3pm – 4:30pm.
Waterside Creole Grill – Perfect for some freshly caught grilled fish or authentic island Creole cuisine. You have the beautiful Caribbean Sea as a backdrop as you sit down and enjoy. Open for breakfast and dinner.
La Trattoria – A great place to enjoy specialist Italian cuisine, oven-baked pizza and freshly made pastas and salads. Open for lunch and dinner.
Cafe Asia – A culinary journey through Asia awaits you and you can sample dishes from Thailand, China and Japan. Open for dinner and exclusively for adults (over 16).
The dress code for dinner is smart casual at all restaurants ie no sleeveless shirts, tank tops, flip flops or shorts (shorts are only allowed in the Cove Restaurant). There is also a weekly traditional Creole buffet and barbeque set down on the beach where you can feast on delicious island food and dance the night away.
The Piton lounge provides a great evening entertainment program with local acts and dancers while you enjoy a refreshing cocktail or two. Down on the beach the Waves Bar is the place to be, or you can boogie into the night at the Smugglers Pub from 11pm – 2am.
Note that some of the restaurants may be closed on a rotation basis depending on demand and business needs.
Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa is a great place for all the family, with plenty for everyone to do day and night. No matter your age, you can be sure of a great time here. There are 7 swimming pools and a glorious stretch of beach where you can enjoy snorkelling, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, pedalos, banana boating and waterskiing as part of the all inclusive package. There’s also volleyball in the pool and on the beach. You can also embark on some great excursions sailing and dolphin/whale watching or you can even try some scuba dining. These longer excursions and diving attract a local fee. There is even the ‘Oasis Water Park’ complete with a 100ft waterslide for the kids (or even the adults) to enjoy!
Back on land you have plenty of choices if you want a more active holiday. You can choose from ping pong, tennis, billiards, archery, squash, guided walks, aerobics, dance lessons and use of the fully-equipped fitness centre with personal training available (as well as select classes in yoga, pilates and tai chi). For the golfers amongst you the nearby championship course at the St Lucia Golf & Country Club is the perfect place for a few rounds, with green fees payable locally.
You can organise other adventures at the resort too enabling you to explore the island in style – with ziplining in the rainforest, drive-through volcanos and plantation tours to really enable you to get a feel for your surroundings.
After a long day’s sunbathing or exploring you can always book yourself a proper pampering session at the Namaste Spa & Salon. The chance to be properly indulged and spoilt, with luxurious treatments for men and women with highly-trained staff on hand to deliver a top-class service. The spa provides a full range of facials, massages, wraps and rubs while the salon can provide anything from quick trims for the gents to evening make up, cuts, colours and tints.
The little ones have it all going for them here at Smugglers Cove Resort & spa, with 5 of the 7 swimming pools open for their use as well as several kids clubs tailored to their age. Family-orientated activities are also available and are great fun for the parents to get involved with too.
There is a fully supervised nursery open daily which is great for toddlers up to 2 years old running from morning into the late afternoon. For children aged 2-4 years old the Mini Club is the place to be, with crafts and art activities, fun in the pool and movies. For those aged 5-12 years old the Kids’ Club brings in some sports and cookery classes as well as games on the Xbox and movies after 6pm. For the teens aged 13 and over the Teen Centre brings it all together with sports and games in the pool, archery for those over 16, movies and dances.
Your big day should be celebrated in style, and St Lucia is the perfect place to do this. The wedding team at Smugglers Cove are on hand to help guide you every step of the way while remaining a source of welcome advice and inspiration. They will happily cater for every request you may have and there is a choice of gorgeous venues both on and off resort. Simply stay in a Deluxe Garden View Room (or higher category) for 7 nights to receive US$500 to pay for the free wedding package, or use towards a more bespoke ‘a la carte’ service.
Smugglers Wedding Package – Free under above conditions (plus local payment of US$270 to cover minister/celebrant and government document fees)
The standard wedding package allows you to indulge yourself and your guests on your special day in paradise, and includes the following as standard
· Wedding location – the oceanfront gazebo
· Services of wedding coordinator
· Single tier wedding cake
· Groom’s boutonniere
· Preparation of marriage documents
· Pre-recorded musical accompaniments
· White linen and centrepiece
· Witnesses (if required)
· Private honeymoon dinner for the wedding couples at the Beach Gazebo
· Gift Registry
· Decorated honeymoon room
· Flower arrangements
· Table arrangements at signing table
· Turndown service with cake and sparkling wine
Additional services to add to your bespoke wedding include but are not limited to group dinners in one of the a la carte restaurants, enhanced wedding cakes, spa treatments for the bride and groom, live music and photography/videography services.
Renewal of Vows – Free for those staying for 7 nights or more in a Deluxe Room (or higher category)
The renewal of vows package is a great way of renewing your love for each other and includes the following
· Services of clergy or magistrate
· Decorated location
· Bottle of sparkling wine
· Single tier celebration cake
A variety of wedding discounts are available to groups who wish to book a number of rooms at the resort, these apply to 5 rooms or more and range from upgrades for the wedding couple to completely free stays.
For those who have just tied the knot and want a magical and tropical start to married life, then Smugglers Cove is the perfect place to start that magical journey. The Superior Deluxe Beachfront rooms make the ideal rooms to stay in as they are designed with couples in mind.
Smugglers Honeymoon Celebration – Free for those staying 7 nights or more in a Deluxe Room (or higher category)
To qualify for a free honeymoon package you need to have wed in the last 6 months and have your marriage certificate to show on arrival. It includes
· Bottle of sparkling wine
· Complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability)
· 10% discount on spa and photography
· Certificate of togetherness
Enhanced Honeymoon Package
Alternatively you can upgrade your special stay for an added fee. This extra special celebration of married life includes
· Bottle of Sparkling Wine
· Welcome fruit basket and flowers on arrival
· 50 minute couples massage
· Celebration dinner for two
· Complementary room upgrade (subject to availability)
Eternal Romance Package
A great way of celebrating your love for each other, this can be added on to any duration of stay in any room type. It includes
· 45 minute couples massage
· Decorated bed on arrival
· St Lucia spice basket gift
· Special turndown service on the 2nd night with flowers and sparkling wine
· Decorated table for a romantic dinner at one of the 3 a la carte restaurants one evening
· 20% off photography packages