Above you will see a photo that my wife took of me having the 'urge to stay longer.' How do you get to this moment you ask? Well first, you fly into one of two airports on St. Lucia: Hewanorra International Airport at Vieux Fort (UVF) or George F. L. Charles Airport(SLU), and take a cab or shuttle to the resort. Second, you check into Ladera which resides on an elevated perch that overlooks the Caribbean Sea and and the Piton Mountains, where every room is designed without a fourth wall. And third, you simply grab a drink and wait for the sunset. Congratulations, you should now be having the urge to stay longer. This is on the 10th and final day of our stay, thus the title of this image.
This eco-friendly resort is definitely one with nature, and lends itself to complimenting, not harming, it's surrounding environment. Food on the island is unmatched, with several established chefs making St. Lucia a permanent home (wouldn't you?). For the adventurous, there are numerous outdoor activities from zip lines, to scuba diving, to sailing and many more. So if you are someone who likes top notch lodging, with a little bit of an adventurous edge, Ladera is your place to stay. Longer.
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