to La Panache Guesthouse and Apartments!
the image above shows, we are located on a small hill
overlooking Rodney Bay and Gros Islet.
We are 20 minutes drive from
Castries and 90 minutes from Hewanorra airport. We
have three self-contained self-catering units for holiday rentals.
map shows the Gros Islet junction (Point A) and
La Panache (Point B).
We are part of
the Cas en Bas Road community which is a mix of locals,
tourists and residents with holiday homes.
We are a 5 minute (400 meter walk) down to the
Castries highway and frequent buses
to Rodney Bay and Castries. There’s a small supermarket and a
bank at the junction and 2 larger supermarkets on the way to
Rodney Bay. There are all styles of eating, drinking and party
establishments in Gros Islet and Rodney Bay.
Beach is a 20 minutes walk, Reduit Beach a short bus ride and the
Atlantic beaches a 30 minutes walk. Beausejour Cricket Ground
is 2 km away, Rodney Bay Marina a 15 minutes walk.
have two studio apartments and one two-bedroom apartment. Each
quite separate and has its own entrance and balcony with great views.
In addition we have a reception lounge.
We no longer have a bar or
restaurant but there are many
within a short distance. However we can put breakfast ‘kits’ into rooms
for US$5/person for arriving guests.
kitchen area has a three burner gas stove, fridge with freezer
compartment, microwave, kettle, coffee-maker and toaster and the usual
pots, pans, utensils and cutlery.
unit has a shower with hot water, wash basin and toilet. Fixtures and
fittings are simple but rooms are comfortable and clean. They are
cooled by powerful fans (but of course guests arriving from a cold
winter will take a day or two to adjust). The two studios also have
air-conditioning. Electricity is 220 volts; we have adapters but cannot
for safety reasons provide 110v transformers (except for small
are changed and cleaned twice weekly; guests wishing a daily service
will pay a 10% service charge.
can wash clothes for you, US$4/load.
is free wireless internet access in the reception area and apartments.
have a small car park for guests who rent a vehicle. To suit the
driving conditions in Saint Lucia, we recommend that guests
small cars or short
Roger parle francais!
unit has its own character and we give more details below to see which
might suit your needs.
|Ingrid apartment has two bedrooms each with a double bed, a large
room/dining room/kitchen with one single bed, and one bathroom. All
beds have mosquito nets and the windows have insect screens.
on the second floor and has a very large balcony. Up to five
stay but couples also often book this apartment because of the extra
pictures of Ingrid
is hidden away up some steps. It’s more rustic than the other rooms,
with a kitchen on the balcony and two small balconies facing Pigeon
Island. It is liked by the young and young-at-heart!
has a queen-sized bed at one end of the long narrow room with a couple
small beds built in to the walls at the other end, popular with young
children. All beds have mosquito nets and the windows have insect
room now has an air-conditioner. However some guests find they do not
need the air-conditioner.
pictures of Amanda
|Sonya studio consists
of a large room partially partitioned to create a bedroom area with one
queen-sized bed with mosquito net. There is also a single bed on the
other side of the partition. It on the first floor so less steps! The
very spacious. This room is air-conditioned.
pictures of Sonya
now for the prices!
Please note that only registered guests are
allowed inside rooms, except by prior agreement with the manager.
Also please note that the whole property has many
We may or may not accept 1 or 2 night bookings, so
please email us to enquire with exact dates.
||Total Price per Night
Apartment (no A/C)
||1 - 5 persons
Studio (with or
||1 - 3 persons
||US$45 - US$60
studio (with A/C)
||1 - 3 persons
||US$50 - US$60
vary according to number of persons, length of stay, the time of
and whether A/C is used (Sonya, Amanda studios).
Price is inclusive of tax and service.
please email us
and we will get back to you very quickly!
Monthly rate available
for 2 persons in Ingrid.
|If you would like more information or wish to make
a booking please email
We try to reply very quickly.
La Panache Guesthouse and Apartments
PO Box 2074
Cas en Bas Road
St. Lucia W.I.
Tel. + 1 758 450 0765
Co-owner Roger Graveson
is also a botanist who has been working on the flora of Saint
15 years. You can see the results of this work on his website www.saintlucianplants.com.
also some slide shows of Saint Lucias's natural scenery.
has a comprehensive knowledge of the island and is willing to advise
guests with an interest in the nature of Saint Lucia which are the best
places to go and how to get there.
If you fancy yachting check our friends Andy and Caroline at
website about Saint Lucia (in
Italian, French and English).
What Our Guests have to
comfortable apartment. A splendid view – what more could we hope for?
Absalon family, France
have been a regular visitor since 1996. That must speak volumes
we didn't have a chance to say a proper good-bye, but the taxi arrived
early and we were off to the airport. Needless to say, our stay at La
Panache was everything we hoped. Your generous spirit made us feel
right at home and left us wanting to return. I will happily recommend
your guest house to anyone thinking of going to the West Indian
Warren and Donna, USA
agreable séjour – la “Routard” à dit vrai
place with a beautiful garden. We will miss Henry’s laughing
Doris and Helga, Germany
for a week- stayed three and had to be kicked out in the end. Thanks to
everyone for our best honeymoon so far!
Paul and Kate, UKOne
whole month at Henry’s and Roger’s place, it could not be better!
Fantastic hospitality at a great location- when we return on the Arc
Race again one day, we’ll be back at La Panache
Harald and family, Norway