Mango Point Villa is nestled on a lush tropical hillside facing the Caribbean Sea and the famous Pitons.
Secluded, luxurious, appointed with extreme care, comfortable, peaceful surroundings and a wonderful staff will make your stay unforgettable.
Другие важные подробности
Palm lined lovely Anse Chastanet Beach Resort is at a 10 minutes walk downhill, 20 minutes uphill hike back. There is a US$ 15.00/day charge for beach chair.
* THINGS TO BRING ALONG *
Bathing suits definitely, beach towels, sturdy shoes for walking, sun hats.
St Lucia is 14º degrees north of the Equator: beware of the sun! pack high protection sunscreens, UV high protection sunglasses, during the rainy season, mosquito repellent, a thin windbreaker in case of showers. During the cooler winter evenings, a light wrap or a sweeter might be needed. Dress casual, cotton is best.
A few things are difficult to get or more expensive to buy locally.
You should bring cosmetics and toiletries, film, medicines, batteries. CD, DVD, a book you never had the time to read at home.
Pack any item you cannot do without: a particular salt or sugar substitute. In general, since they are imported, meat packaged product prices are higher than in the US, produce and fresh seafood are cheaper.
One cost saving tactic is to bring some packaged goods from home, such as your favorite tea or coffee brand, snacks, canned ham.
Additional electrical and plug converters might be necessary.
* TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN ST. LUCIA *
There is an Internet Broadband WiFi connection at the house.
St. Lucia digital network is base on superior GSM. Please call your GSM network to activate roaming.
Mango Point villa telephone: ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN), local calls are free.
Operator dialing assistance is required for overseas:
Dial the operator and pay your calls with a credit card. International calling phone cards are not useful in the island. .
At the villa you will find a directory of all useful addresses and phones you might need.
* Security *
You will surely enjoy the open plan style of this beautiful villa, we firmly suggested that you take particular care to safeguard your valuable items.
Use the hotel safes available in the master bedrooms to keep passports, All cash, watches, jewelry, cameras.
We did our best for Mango Point to be a safe house, close and lock the doors before retiring, as you will do at home.
* LET YOURSELF BE PAMPERED BY OUR DEDICATED STAFF *
Pamela Leon - our housekeeper is an expert cook in creole or international cuisine, knows how to mix delicious rum punches, pina coladas or fruit cocktails served with surprise appetizers.
She arrives at 2:00 pm, she will do the shopping if you prefer, prepares and serves dinner and will leave at 8:00 pm after clearing the dishes and checking all doors.
Shopping service is free of charge unless transportation is required.
Felicia Jaunais - our efficient housekeeper arrives at about 9: 00 am, prepares breakfast, a light lunch, keeps the house clean and does the house laundry. She leaves at 3:00 pm.
On the first day, tell Pamela and Felicia your diet preferences, so they both may organize their days to suit your needs.
Plan your daily meals shopping with our houskeeper 1 day in advance.
Both are warm and reliable persons, wear the fresh St. Lucian madras uniform and come daily. They have been at Mango Point over 19 years.
On Sundays, one of them comes half a day.
The staff hours can be altered by arrangement between you and the staff, although their daily presence is mandatory.
A question often asked: how much to tip?
While left to your discretion, if you feel they both did their best to make your stay comfortable, a reward to each of them of $10 to $20 per day will be appreciated.
Leave tips personally to each one at the end of the stay.
Note: Our housekeepers are not trained nannies and should not be expected to look after and/or baby sit infants and children.
Emmanuel Joseph - tends the garden grounds and swimming pool.
They all, perform their chores efficiently, unobtrusively and will contribute to make your stay a memorable one.
Ms. Febornia William - Cell phone: ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). Office # (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Residing in Soufriere, a 10 minutes drive away ‘Febe’ supervises the house. You may call on her if you need any help or if something seems wrong. At your request, Febe can pre-provision the house before guests arrival. A service charge of 15% of the total shopping bill + cost of the taxi will be added for preparing arrival basket.
With your confirmation, we will send you an arrival dinner, breakfast and lunch snack selections. Fine wines could be found at: (URL HIDDEN)
Maura Masseuse - ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Will come at the villa for a swedish massage, her charge is US$70/hour.
Abraham Jones - Taxi driver, Cell phone: ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
In order to have a comfortable arrival, and not to get lost, Mango Point villa location is in a secluded area. It is highly suggested that you allow us to have your party met at the airport by Jones, our reliable driver, since 15 years.
On your flight arrival, Jones will wait for you outside the Customs area, watch for the “Mango Point” sign.
His taxi/van will accommodate up to 9 persons with all your luggage.
Fare is US$80 for 4. $10 for each extra person.
International Airport is a 50 mn drive away from the villa. The scenic drive will take nearly one hour because St. Lucia is very mountainous. Although charming, the island roads are twisty and no sign posted. Driving is on the left .
Our area is the driest of the area.
Please, help us to save water.
The water supply to the villa is treated town water but as the
pressure is often low, we store the water in our cisterns for gardening.
Bottled water is available in the stores in Soufriere if needed.
* ELECTRICITY IN ST. LUCIA *
The island supply is 220 volts 50 cycles, so be sure to check the setting of any dual-voltage items you may have brought with you. The villa has a 220 to 120 volts converter for your use but please note that it is not heavy-duty enough to handle powerful hair dryers and the like.
* TRAVEL INFO *
Customs/Immigration/Entry/Departure Requirements: Visitors are required to have valid passports for entry into St. Lucia. When you complete your immigration form on the plane before landing write "Anse Chastanet Hotel, Soufriere" as your address since that is the nearest place that the officials will know. Keep your copy of the form. You will need it when you leave.
Car Rental: We can arrange for a local rental car to be free delivered the following morning at the villa.
2 and 4 door Jeep rentals, car rental average price at USD (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) + CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) is US$16 per day (optional).
Mandatory Local driving permit cost is US $22.
* LOCAL ATTRACTIONS & RESTAURANTS IN THE SOUFRIERE AREA ATTRACTIONS *
Anse Chastanet Beach & Hotel - 15 minutes walk downhill from the villa , the palm lined beach has a soft surf swimming and snorkeling. are excellent - also make arrangements at the scuba center if you wish. Either bring towels from our villa and return them or you can rent a chaise lounge and towels for $15/day. You can have lunch at the Beach Restaurant.
Drive-in Volcano - located 15 minutes from our villa. For a tour and possible bathing in the Hot, Soothing Volcanic Mud and Showers. Bring along a towel.
Diamond Botanical Garden and Mineral Baths - located 10 minutes from our villa, tour the beautiful gardens and sit in the purified, therapeutic warm, clear waters of the volcano in small wading pools where 8 people can soak at a time - a favorite of Empress Josephine Bonaparte and the French Revolutionary military, hundreds of years ago. Walk to the end of the pathway to the waterfall for a great photo. The Volcano tour is approximately an hour and the Botanical Gardens can also be seen in an hour depending on how long you bathe. Both of those attractions can be seen the same day. The Volcano potentially at 9:30AM and the Botanical Gardens at 11AM, getting you back to the villa in time for lunch around 1-2PM.
1/2 or Full-Day Deep Sea Fishing - call Febornia to arrange with Charles.
Zipline - either 15-minutes away between the Pitons; or 1 hour away in the more exciting Rainforest, to Zipline between the tall trees. (Jones knows how to get there).
* RESTAURANTS *
Orlando’s ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) located downhill from the villa in Soufriere, 5 min drive. A nice addition to the local scene: fine caribbean contemporary cuisine.
Boucan Restaurant ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Is 20 minutes from the villa and part of the Hotel Chocolat. It has more of a fine food selection with some interesting chocolate sauces. Great for dinner.
Ladera Dasheen Bar ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) - located at the highest point between the Pitons with an amazing view. It's great for pre-dinner sunset cocktails and you should try to get a table at the edge of the Cliffside. It's a 20 minutes drive from our Villa. Arrive 5:45PM for Sunset Cocktail. Suggest Boucan Restaurant nearby .
Anse Chastanet Hotel Treetop Restaurant ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Cocktails on Patio & Dinner. Ask for "Old Treetop Restaurant" at edge of the cliff. Dinner starts around 6PM and you can have cocktails on the patio first.
Anse Chastanet Beach Restaurant ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) generally, on Tuesday evenings, it has a Caribbean Dinner Buffet, which includes a large steel band for your entertainment.
Jalousie Plantation ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Dinner in The Great Room (air conditioned) ... just a little more formal than most restaurants (jackets are not required.)
Martha’s Table Restaurant ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) located off the main road near the Home cooking in a small Caribbean house environment.