Balenbouche Estate St Lucia Guest house


Our st lucia guest house is set within a beautiful 70 acre heritage site and organic farm with several beaches, historic plantation house and gardens, sugar mill, lily ponds and nature trails. We are located in the south of St Lucia, between Laborie and Choiseul, 20 minutes from the International airport and 30 minutes from the town of Soufriere.

“THE BEST PLACE IN THE WORLD: My search for the perfect place to stay in St Lucia took weeks of online searching and researching hotels …I wanted and I found Nirvana – a fascinating place of heritage, great natural beauty and calm run by the amazing Uta Lawaetz and her daughters.”
(Michael, February 27, 2013, Tripadvisor)

Frangipani Cottage St Lucia Guest HouseCottages & Restaurant

Our charming one and two bedroom cottages are created from historic structures, each with a unique character and design. Our st lucia guest house offers bed and breakfast as well as delicious meals by reservation.


Saint lucia weddings and attractionsWeddings

Balenbouche is the perfect location for weddings and retreats. We offer everything to make your st lucia wedding a unique and unforgettable experience.



Pitons St LuciaAttractions &
St Lucia Guide

The Balenbouche st lucia guest house is a great starting point for exploring many nearby st lucia attractions, including the St Lucia pitons, Laborie, the sulphur springs, the rainforest,  kite and windsurfing, diving and snorkeling.


Retreats, St Lucia Yoga & Wellness

The privacy, natural beauty and tranquility of Balenbouche is ideally suited for St Lucia yoga, meditation and other holistic therapies. All year round, we offer a variety of weekly and daily st lucia retreats designed to relax, recharge and renew.

Balenbouche Guide
FAQ & Reviews

Balenbouche is unlike any other st lucia guest house, offering an authentic, sustainable, and very personal and inspiring experience. Read what visitors are saying about us and what to expect during your stay.

Uta and Verena LawaetzHistory & Mission

Our authentic st lucia plantation tour chronicles the island’s past over the course of 2000 years. All tours are conducted by a family member. Self guided tours are available any day, for guided tours please call in advance!