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Balenbouche Estate

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“sugar mill”(17 reviews)
“the main house”(16 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

We just returned from a 3 day stay at the Almond cottage at Balenbouche and the trip was too short! We had stayed for a week in a house in Soufriere and happened to find this place as we were looking for something close to...More

1  Thank Divya_N_1234
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I went to Balenbouche last July to celebrate the birthday of my local friend, but we had mixed feelings about Balenbouche. Although the first welcome was okey, they showed us the place and cottage, the cottage itself was not clean (forgotten). We wanted to take...More

2  Thank GerdaF61
Response from EcoParadise, Owner at Balenbouche EstateResponded 25 July 2014

When the couple arrived, the lady immediately said that she "hated dogs." Because we have several dogs and we didn't want them to feel uncomfortable, we asked them if they wanted to find another place to stay. Our dogs are not aggressive and actually very...More

Reviewed 7 April 2014

We stayed here at the end of our trip in April 2014. Uta and her family were so warm and hospitable and combined with the rustic charm of our accommodation made it such a relaxing place to stay. The cottages are scattered around the old...More

2  Thank 602eve
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Balenbouche offers travellers a unique and dream-like experience. We spent 5 nights in the Banyan cottage, which has 3 double bedrooms and a great patio. The place boasts with character. The dark wood panels, combined with the shade of the jungle make the cottage a...More

3  Thank celine m
Reviewed 14 February 2014

We stayed at Balenbouche in August 2013; relatives were staying at an all-inclusive in Vieux Fort and we wanted to have an alternative place for the whole family to get together for parts of a short vacation (all-inclusives do not allow visitors; the only way...More

2  Thank CamilleP944
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Balenbouche Estate is a Historic Plantation Guesthouse offering several tropical vacation cottages. The 80 acre property includes an expansive park with colonial plantation house, 18th century sugar mill, yoga barn, ...More fruit orchards, lily ponds, nature trails and two secluded beaches just a 5 minute walk away. Balenbouche is not a resort and remains a working organic farm, heritage site, and family residence with a focus on wellness, sustainability and conservation. Our eco-chic accommodations are created from historic structures and sleep between 2 and 6 people, some include kitchens. We prepare breakfast daily, and dinner 2 - 3 times a week by reservation. There is a restaurant within walking distance. Several other St Lucia restaurants as well as a supermarket are a short drive away. We are located 20 minutes from the International airport and 30 minutes from the town of Soufriere, near many of the islands best attractions. Balenbouche is a magical place, a world in itself, popular with artists, photographers, green travelers, wedding couples, honeymooners and families. Our family has owned and managed the estate for three generations. Gradually, the property was transformed into a well known St Lucia attraction, guesthouse and retreat venue. Many of our guests feel very much at home at Balenbouche Estate, and keep returning! Less
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Internet
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"The newest cottage is fancier than the others, but they are all wonderful."
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"All villas are wonderful, and main house rooms are amazing."
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"Cottages vary greatly, so choose based on number of guests in your party and desired privacy"
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"there are individual cottages, a cottage with two separate bed/bathrooms. Definitely pick and individual..."
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