Press release

Teachers: apply here for cheaper summer sun

Tuesday 1 July 2008

Looking to rest, relax and rejuvenate during the school summer holidays? Following an extensive refurbishment, the charming 52 bedroom adult only Bel Jou hotel in St Lucia has opened its doors and offers a welcome break from busy school life. During July and August the tropical retreat operates an over 21 policy.

Bucking the trend of holiday prices increasing during the school summer holidays, the all inclusive hotel is offering a special three weeks for the price of two package deal between July 19 and August 19 2008. The offer is the perfect opportunity for teachers looking for a peaceful and relaxing holiday, secluded from family-orientated resorts.

Nestled on the hillside above the town of Castries and offering stunning views across the Caribbean, the colonial-style hotel whose name is Creole for "Beautiful Day" has been magnificently transformed with one thing in mind – your total satisfaction.

The cost of a 15 or 22 nights* all-inclusive stay (between July 19-Aug 19, 2008) is available exclusively in the UK through Saga Holidays at 1699 per person including flights and insurance. Among the excursions included in the price are visits to Castries, Pigeon Island and Rodney Bay, along with a catamaran cruise to the Pitons, including a trip to the world's only drive-in volcano.

Refurbishments at the hotel have included the conversion of the bar and restaurant to offer an open-plan lay-out with indoor and alfresco dining options, enabling diners to enjoy the stunning views. The pool area has been transformed with an expansion of the terrace area and the inclusion of a pool bar and grill. A timber boardwalk has also been added to the grounds, enabling customers to stroll around the hotel's tropical gardens and look out to sea.

For further information, please call 0800 056 5880 or visit

*Includes one night aboard aircraft


For further press information please contact the Saga Press Office on: 01303 771118.



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