The Luxury This former cocoa plantation at the base of St. Lucias volcanic Piton mountains, now a 26-acre boutique resort, is a quick shuttle ride away from the colonial town of Soufriere and semi-secluded Malgretoute and Jalousie beaches. Each of the Stonefield Villas 17 villas include antique four-poster beds, spacious verandahs, private plunge pools, and outdoor showers. The gourmet creole fare at the resorts Mango Tree Restaurant incorporates local market ingredients and organic herbs and vegetables grown on the property.
The Value Get 50 percent off midweek (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) rates, which start at just $250/night. Exclusive to Shermans Travel readers, book five nights or more and get one dinner for two, daily breakfast, and a gift basket filled with local jams and chutneys. Offer valid through the end of January (blackout dates: Dec. 24-Jan. 3).
The Catch Getting the exclusive perks means booking at least two nights at full high-season rates.
The Details 954-353-4785 (mention Shermans Travel), www.stonefieldvillas.com
From the 2009 Smart Luxury Awards issue of Shermans Travel magazine.