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The Village Inn & Spa (formerly Rainbow Hotel)

A relaxing, intimate and inspiring atmosphere
This hotel is located on the northwest side of Saint Lucia in Rodney Bay Village; Reduit Beach is a few minutes away.
All 76 guestrooms offer air conditioning, cable TV, coffeemakers, hairdryers, and in-room safes.
The on-site spa offers massage, facials, manicures, and pedicures; other amenities include a pool and spa tubs.

 
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The Village Inn & Spa (formerly  Rainbow Hotel)

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Saint Lucia
Address
Reduit Beach

Accommodations

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No. of Rooms
76
Children under this age stay free.
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Hotel Amenities Description
Seventy-six rooms divided into two categories the spacious Superior Room and our Standard Room. Every room with a patio or balcony facing our fresh water pool.Every room is done in a Caribbean d'cor with Casablanca style fan, air conditioning, queen sized bed/beds, cable television, hair dryer, private bath/shower, kettle, direct dial phone-international, and power both 110V and 220V. Our superior rooms are located on the first and second floors, and these are best suited for families.
Hotel Activities Description
Swimming pool, centrally located in the courtyard, a full size 45,000 gallon pool, with a kids pool located next to the main pool for our younger guests, supervision on site.Tennis court, fully lit for 24 hour use, rackets and balls available, on site.Volleyball arranged daily in the pool.Gym, with weight, body toning and cardiovascular equipment, located adjacent to the tennis court.Golf, experience golfing at its best at The St. Lucia Golf and Country Club. This fine international golf course is only a few minutes away. Green fees include cart and limousine transfers from the Rainbow Hotel.The Rainbow Hotel is proud of its association with The St. Lucia Golf & Country Club, just two miles from our front door.There are a number of golf courses on our tropic paradise, St Lucia, but the championship course at the St. Lucia Golf & Country Club, tops the list.A professional, well maintained championship course that offers unique panoramic vistas. Champion ship views of seascapes and tropical vistas meet the eye as you and your friends strive to drive under par.Diving, St. Lucia's natural beauty extends from towering peaks, botanical gardens, inhabited by beautiful tropical birds, to the view beneath the waves. Dive trips can be arranged at the Rainbow Hotel. Trips that take you breathless through a water world of flowering rocks, cascading corals and a kaleidoscope of tropical species.Tours & Excursions, Discover the hidden treasures of the most picturesque island of the Caribbean, St. Lucia. A wide range of tours and excursions are available and can be arranged at the Rainbow Hotel, by our professional staff, don't fail to ask what the weekly special is or what is the best of the best. Tours range from land to the sea, and include horse back riding, sunset cruises, jeep safaris, island tours, city tours, whale watching, the sulphur springs and a host of others, details available at the Rainbow ' Catch the Breeze.Shopping, fashion shopping, maybe? But, for casual wear, fine jewelry, and craft goods, you may choose from a variety of duty free outlets only five minutes from The Rainbow Hotel, or a fifteen minute taxi ride to one of the Caribbean's largest duty free depot, Pointe Saraphine. You don't need a black belt in shopping to enjoy the Island Experience, Enjoy!YEAR-ROUND ACTIVITIES- Play golf at the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club - enjoy top class golfing at St. Lucia's only 18 hole, 6829 Yard Par 71 course.- Friday Night at Gros Islet - street party held in the town of Gros Islet in the north of the island.- Friday Night at Anse La Raye - music and sea food are in endless supply each Friday in the fishing village of Anse La Raye.- Indies Night Club - every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday enjoy all the latest music and dancing at our very own Indies Night Club.- Barre de L'isle Rain Forest TrailThe highlight of this trail, which runs along the perimeter of the rain forest, is a climb to the top of Morne la Combe that is only for the stout of heart. The mountain, towering 1,446 feet, lies on the Barre de Lisle ridge and offers panoramic views west to the Roseau and Mabouya valleys. The walk takes approximately three hours. For more information, call 450-2231/7-8.- Union Nature TrailA beautiful, looping, gravelled path parades through a dry forest punctuated by hummingbirds, warblers, and finches. The nature of the trail allows up close and personal views of several spectacular introduced tree species, medicinal herbs, and local fruit trees, plus exotic wildlife at a miniature zoo. There is also a centre that provides information about the island's endangered species, vegetation zones, and life in the forest. The tour lasts just over one hour.- Naturalist TourThis tour is particularly appealing to those interested in horticulture, biology, entomology, ornithology, and native flora and fauna. Though it is guided, the tour will venture off the beaten track to wherever the participants desire to go, including up and down mountains, into the forests and bushes. The schedule and prices vary, depending on the type of tour and the number of participants. For further information contact the Forestry Department.- Fregate Island Nature TrailThis tour along St. Lucia's Atlantic Coast offers several scenic views on a mile-long trail circling the national park. The tour calls on the breeding ground of St. Lucia's Fregate bird population, a locale that is also home to a number of rare species of birds, Boa Constrictors, and some unusual forms of vegetation. Tours are arranged through the St. Lucia National Trust.- Morne Le Blanc/LaborieMorne Le Blanc towers over the coastal community of Laborie and the southern plains of St. Lucia. The mountain's summit affords a view of distant St. Vincent and a scenic, shady rest spot for picnics.- Southern SafariThis tour by bus travels through St. Lucia's interior with stops at historic sites, including a working still at an old plantation house in Balembouche, interesting remains of a waterwheel, and ancient Amerindian potholes. Another version of this tour includes a visit to the Pitons and a petroglyph site, returning by boat along the west coast. Lunch is included in the tour. For further information, call 452-5005.Hardy Point Cactus Valley Walking Trek (visit www.cap-estate.com)This walking tour (which can also be taken by bus) begins at Hardy Point, a natural outcrop with splendid views of the entire Esperance Bay, the northern coast and the La Sociere mountain range. There are stops in Cactus Valley (aptly named because of its numerous resident species) and at several of the blowholes created by the force of the Atlantic Ocean. Across Donkey Beach, the trek visits Pigeon Island for sightseeing and swimming. Lunch at the Jambe de Bois Restaurant is included.- Mankote MangroveLocated on the southeast coast, just outside of Vieux Fort, it is the principle source of nutrients for the island's natural fish nursery in the nearby Savannes Bay. A viewing tower provides an excellent vantage point for bird watching and a diorama and brochures provide information on the unique features of the Mangrove. Guided tours can be arranged through the St. Lucia national Trust (452-5005) or the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (454-6060).- Bird WatchingIn areas such as the Bois D'Orange Swamp, the Rain Forest and Boriel's Pond, visitors can observe some of St. Lucia's rare, indigenous species, like the St. Lucian Parrot, White Breasted Thrasher, St. Lucia Peewee, St. Lucia Oriole, and St. Lucia Wren. Arrangements can be made through the St. Lucia Forestry Department for early morning or late afternoon trips. Four-hour excursions cost US$40.00 per person and accommodate a maximum of ten persons, minimum of three.- Turtle WatchingGrande Anse Beach, on the north coast, is the centre for this activity during mid-March to the end of July. Housed in a little tent city, and soothed by the sea aglow in the starlight, campers can enjoy the spectacle of leatherback turtles rising from the surf. It is a great experience even if the guests of honour don't show. Watches are held on Saturday nights between 4:00pm to 6:30am and the cost is EC$10 per person. For more information, contact Jim Sparks at 452-8100/9951 (before Friday night).

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The Rainbow is a beautiful seventy-six room intimate hotel, with a policy of privacy guaranteed. Located on the Northwest tip of St. Lucia it is in the thriving Resort Area of Rodney Bay. The beautiful island of St. Lucia is the backdrop, for a marvelous and intimate hotel, The Rainbow St. Lucia. Located in the resort area of Rodney Bay, it is but steps from Reduit beach, where you can let the stress slip from your body and fall to the sand moving every so warmly, beneath your feet.

Catch the Breeze.

After a long pause, if you want to pick up the pace, our capital city, of Castries, is but seven miles away, a comfortable bike or scooter ride from our front door. The restful and therapeutic sulphur springs and the slower pace of the town of Soufriere are a mere half hour by motor car, taxi and car rental are arranged, at the hotel.

Our professional staff, moves all of your concerns out of your world so that pure pleasure is yours, Welcome, and Enjoy the Breeze.

We take a great deal of pride in our complete facility.

Dining, Hibiscus Restaurant & Bar offers comfort in dining, in a romantic setting overlooking the pool courtyard, the ambiance a final touch to any meal. The full international menu features local Creole cuisine, pastas, vegetarian specials, and a full range of satisfying snacks. The Hibiscus Bar has a global reach with Caribbean Spirits, International Liqueurs, Beers from around the world and a well stocked, world class wine cellar. Twice weekly that atmosphere is spiced up with live entertainment that features local artists. The air is further filled with a tasteful selection of international music, which varies from the rhythms of a steel band to the sounds of reggae and calypso.

Conference Room, a well appointed conference room with seating for fifty theater style and twenty board room style. This intimate room is idea for those meetings, with comfort tropical style

Gift Shop, The Pot of Gold gift shop and convenience store is located adjacent to the lobby and offers souvenirs, T shirts, rum bottled water, suntan lotion, toiletries, ice creams, chocolates and a host of other items.

The Hotel is:
- A few steps from Beautiful,
mile long Reduit Beach.
- Two miles from The St. Lucia
- Golf & Country Club ' see our golf packages
- Two miles from your dream
home ' Mount Hardy
- Six miles from George Charles Airport
- Seven miles from the Capital City of Castries ' Fine Shopping and Dinning Great entertainment.
- Twenty miles from the sulphur springs,
pitons and the town of Soufriere
- Thirty-five miles from Hewanorra Airport

Transportation:
- Taxi on property
- Car Rental on property
- Public buss five minute walk from the front door of the Hotel
- Scooter and Bicycle rentals can be arranged by the staff of the Hotel
- Helicopter transfers to and from Airports can be arranged by the staff of the Hotel.
Seventy-six rooms divided into two categories the spacious Superior Room and our Standard Room. Every room with a patio or balcony facing our fresh water pool.Every room is done in a Caribbean d'cor with Casablanca style fan, air conditioning, queen sized bed/beds, cable television, hair dryer, private bath/shower, kettle, direct dial phone-international, and power both 110V and 220V. Our superior rooms are located on the first and second floors, and these are best suited for families.
Swimming pool, centrally located in the courtyard, a full size 45,000 gallon pool, with a kids pool located next to the main pool for our younger guests, supervision on site.Tennis court, fully lit for 24 hour use, rackets and balls available, on site.Volleyball arranged daily in the pool.Gym, with weight, body toning and cardiovascular equipment, located adjacent to the tennis court.Golf, experience golfing at its best at The St. Lucia Golf and Country Club. This fine international golf course is only a few minutes away. Green fees include cart and limousine transfers from the Rainbow Hotel.The Rainbow Hotel is proud of its association with The St. Lucia Golf & Country Club, just two miles from our front door.There are a number of golf courses on our tropic paradise, St Lucia, but the championship course at the St. Lucia Golf & Country Club, tops the list.A professional, well maintained championship course that offers unique panoramic vistas. Champion ship views of seascapes and tropical vistas meet the eye as you and your friends strive to drive under par.Diving, St. Lucia's natural beauty extends from towering peaks, botanical gardens, inhabited by beautiful tropical birds, to the view beneath the waves. Dive trips can be arranged at the Rainbow Hotel. Trips that take you breathless through a water world of flowering rocks, cascading corals and a kaleidoscope of tropical species.Tours & Excursions, Discover the hidden treasures of the most picturesque island of the Caribbean, St. Lucia. A wide range of tours and excursions are available and can be arranged at the Rainbow Hotel, by our professional staff, don't fail to ask what the weekly special is or what is the best of the best. Tours range from land to the sea, and include horse back riding, sunset cruises, jeep safaris, island tours, city tours, whale watching, the sulphur springs and a host of others, details available at the Rainbow ' Catch the Breeze.Shopping, fashion shopping, maybe? But, for casual wear, fine jewelry, and craft goods, you may choose from a variety of duty free outlets only five minutes from The Rainbow Hotel, or a fifteen minute taxi ride to one of the Caribbean's largest duty free depot, Pointe Saraphine. You don't need a black belt in shopping to enjoy the Island Experience, Enjoy!YEAR-ROUND ACTIVITIES- Play golf at the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club - enjoy top class golfing at St. Lucia's only 18 hole, 6829 Yard Par 71 course.- Friday Night at Gros Islet - street party held in the town of Gros Islet in the north of the island.- Friday Night at Anse La Raye - music and sea food are in endless supply each Friday in the fishing village of Anse La Raye.- Indies Night Club - every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday enjoy all the latest music and dancing at our very own Indies Night Club.- Barre de L'isle Rain Forest TrailThe highlight of this trail, which runs along the perimeter of the rain forest, is a climb to the top of Morne la Combe that is only for the stout of heart. The mountain, towering 1,446 feet, lies on the Barre de Lisle ridge and offers panoramic views west to the Roseau and Mabouya valleys. The walk takes approximately three hours. For more information, call 450-2231/7-8.- Union Nature TrailA beautiful, looping, gravelled path parades through a dry forest punctuated by hummingbirds, warblers, and finches. The nature of the trail allows up close and personal views of several spectacular introduced tree species, medicinal herbs, and local fruit trees, plus exotic wildlife at a miniature zoo. There is also a centre that provides information about the island's endangered species, vegetation zones, and life in the forest. The tour lasts just over one hour.- Naturalist TourThis tour is particularly appealing to those interested in horticulture, biology, entomology, ornithology, and native flora and fauna. Though it is guided, the tour will venture off the beaten track to wherever the participants desire to go, including up and down mountains, into the forests and bushes. The schedule and prices vary, depending on the type of tour and the number of participants. For further information contact the Forestry Department.- Fregate Island Nature TrailThis tour along St. Lucia's Atlantic Coast offers several scenic views on a mile-long trail circling the national park. The tour calls on the breeding ground of St. Lucia's Fregate bird population, a locale that is also home to a number of rare species of birds, Boa Constrictors, and some unusual forms of vegetation. Tours are arranged through the St. Lucia National Trust.- Morne Le Blanc/LaborieMorne Le Blanc towers over the coastal community of Laborie and the southern plains of St. Lucia. The mountain's summit affords a view of distant St. Vincent and a scenic, shady rest spot for picnics.- Southern SafariThis tour by bus travels through St. Lucia's interior with stops at historic sites, including a working still at an old plantation house in Balembouche, interesting remains of a waterwheel, and ancient Amerindian potholes. Another version of this tour includes a visit to the Pitons and a petroglyph site, returning by boat along the west coast. Lunch is included in the tour. For further information, call 452-5005.Hardy Point Cactus Valley Walking Trek (visit www.cap-estate.com)This walking tour (which can also be taken by bus) begins at Hardy Point, a natural outcrop with splendid views of the entire Esperance Bay, the northern coast and the La Sociere mountain range. There are stops in Cactus Valley (aptly named because of its numerous resident species) and at several of the blowholes created by the force of the Atlantic Ocean. Across Donkey Beach, the trek visits Pigeon Island for sightseeing and swimming. Lunch at the Jambe de Bois Restaurant is included.- Mankote MangroveLocated on the southeast coast, just outside of Vieux Fort, it is the principle source of nutrients for the island's natural fish nursery in the nearby Savannes Bay. A viewing tower provides an excellent vantage point for bird watching and a diorama and brochures provide information on the unique features of the Mangrove. Guided tours can be arranged through the St. Lucia national Trust (452-5005) or the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (454-6060).- Bird WatchingIn areas such as the Bois D'Orange Swamp, the Rain Forest and Boriel's Pond, visitors can observe some of St. Lucia's rare, indigenous species, like the St. Lucian Parrot, White Breasted Thrasher, St. Lucia Peewee, St. Lucia Oriole, and St. Lucia Wren. Arrangements can be made through the St. Lucia Forestry Department for early morning or late afternoon trips. Four-hour excursions cost US$40.00 per person and accommodate a maximum of ten persons, minimum of three.- Turtle WatchingGrande Anse Beach, on the north coast, is the centre for this activity during mid-March to the end of July. Housed in a little tent city, and soothed by the sea aglow in the starlight, campers can enjoy the spectacle of leatherback turtles rising from the surf. It is a great experience even if the guests of honour don't show. Watches are held on Saturday nights between 4:00pm to 6:30am and the cost is EC$10 per person. For more information, contact Jim Sparks at 452-8100/9951 (before Friday night).

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