If my husband and I had the same means as Ludacris and Eudoxie our bae-cations would be just as spectacular (annnnd probably more frequent). Don't get me wrong; they already are fantabulous, but clearly on a different level. We do the best with what we have and we do it well, might I add. However, that next-level type of life would be nice too... I'm talking about private jets and private islands to match.
I love when these two go on vacation though. I think they need to create an Instagram page just for their trips. A dedication to black love and traveling abroad. This time around, they're in St. Lucia (my husband's home and also where we wed) at the stunning Jade Mountain Resort. I REALLY wanted to stay there on our wedding night but just couldn't justify the cost. With all that being said, below are five things you should know about this bold architectural creation:
1. Expect to pay upwards of $1,200 per night (depending on the season). Meal plans are also available at an additional cost.
2. The rooms are called sanctuaries. Offering the ultimate in rest and relaxation, some of the sanctuary categories do not have televisions, radios, or telephones. Cell phone use is also prohibited in public areas and must be kept on vibrate while on the property.
3. Upon arrival, guests receive a "firefly" communication device which allows them to contact service team members at any time. Assistance is always a quick call away.
4. All sanctuaries feature 15 ft high ceilings and are designed with the fourth wall open to amazing views while still maintaining privacy.
5. This one I know from experience - Take the helicopter from the airport in Vieuxfort! I wanted to visit the resort the last time I was there so my husband and I took a short road trip. The roads aren't that bad in St. Lucia but the last 2 miles heading towards the resort are tumultuous (I remember looking out the window and seeing the sparkling blue waters about 70 ft below). I didn't think we'd make it back alive. We eventually made it to the resort (on a narrow road which snakes up the side of a cliff allowing two-way traffic), only to find out we needed an appointment to visit!
I still want to stay there though. I need to know what sleep is like in a sanctuary with a REAL panoramic view (not that iPhone ish) on the side of a cliff overlooking the striking Pitons while the ocean crashes far below.