Our family owned st lucia guest house is set within a beautiful 70 acre heritage site and organic farm which includes several beaches, a historic st lucia 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)
Our charming, affordable 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 home cooked meals by reservation.
Balenbouche is the perfect location for weddings and group retreats. We offer everything to make your wedding a unique and unforgettable experience, including some of the best dining on island and stunning photo opportunities.
Balenbouche, located between Laborie and Choiseul, is a great starting point for exploring many nearby st lucia attractions, including the St Lucia pitons, the sulphur springs, the rainforest, kite and windsurfing, diving and snorkeling.
The privacy, natural beauty and tranquility of our property is ideally suited to group retreats, yoga, meditation and other holistic therapies. We have hosted many different groups and activities including yoga and nutrition retreats, artist retreats and spiritual retreats.
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.
Our authentic st lucia plantation tour chronicles the island’s past for over 2000 years. The property is a world into itself and a place of great beauty and tranquility. All tours are conducted by a family member.