Starfish St Lucia

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Beachfront Location

Family friendly

All inclusive packages

About The Resort

As of October 1st 2019 the Starfish St Lucia formerly the Papillon by rex resorts will be under the management of Blue Diamond Resorts. For any enquiries or bookings please visit:

This all-inclusive St Lucia hotel is located in Rodney bay within its own landscaped gardens on the Reduit Beach, the island’s best location with its fine light sands and crystal clear waters. This idyllic beach front resort has it all for those looking to relax and unwind, or if a touch of adventure is needed a wide range of water-sports and activities can be found moments away in the calm waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Address : St. Lucia

To see our fact sheet for an overview of the resort please click here

In addition to the activities along the beach, the resort has an ocean facing pool. After a day under the sun you can return to one of the resorts 140 rooms boasting relaxing garden, pool or ocean views. Take a breather in our elegantly decorated rooms featuring wooden furnishings, flat screen televisions and all of the main amenities.

After this we can offer numerous dining options within the resort along with nightly themed entertainment to ensure everyone feels involved!

Dining At the Papillon

There are three restaurants situated at the Papillon offering a tempting mixture of foods to cater to every palate. The main building is home to the Monarch buffet style eatery for breakfast, lunch & dinner. For those special evenings the Papillon features two reservation only restaurants; La Cuccina Ristorante for those wishing to sample the delights of Italian dining. You can also enjoy the dishes from the far East at the Oriental restaurant.
The resort also includes the Clippers swim up bar and the Ocean Beach Grill serving up beach side snacks throughout the day with the best view in town!

Indulge and unwind with Papillon

Take a short stroll to visit the local attractions including the famous Rodney Bay, with its marina, restaurants and shopping mall there is enough to keep everyone entertained!

If you want to relax further you can visit our Royal Spa featuring ELEMIS products making this the perfect place to unwind. Enjoy a wide range of treatments and therapies within the elegant surroundings of the adjacent rex resort, the Royal. *Use of spa at an additional cost.

With all of these wonderful things to see and do you are guaranteed memories that will last a lifetime, book today and we will look forward to welcoming you to the newly refurbished Papillon St Lucia!

Family Friendly


rexplorers is available for 4 to 12 year olds, Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 12.00, and 13.00 to 16.00 (except public holidays), by request only. Please advise reception when you check-in of your requirements in order for the necessary arrangements to be made. A small outside play area is also available (please note that children must be supervised at all times when using this facility).

Babies & Toddlers

We can provide high chairs and cots and our staff will happily provide any necessary assistance to help you prepare food and milk.


For your convenience, we can arrange babysitting services. These are paid for locally and 24-hours notice is required. In addition to an hourly rate, you may be required to cover the travel costs of the babysitter, particularly if you plan to stay out late.


All room categories will accommodate 3 adults or 2 adults plus 2 children. Interconnecting rooms are available upon request in room categories.

Child Age

The child age at this hotel is 2-14 inclusive.

Hurricane Holiday Guarantee

We are part of the St Lucia Hotel Association Hurricane Guarantee, please click here for more information.

Standard Room

Seaside Room

Garden View

Rooms & Amenities


  • Number of rooms: 140
  • Number of Room Categories: 3
  • Resort size: 3 acres

All rooms have air conditioning, in room safe, flat screen television, blow dryer, amenity kit, telephone and outdoor space with sitting area. Sea view rooms will have a onetime stocked refrigerator upon arrival (soda, beer, water) that can be replenished at an additional cost.

Standard Rooms

  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults or 2 Adults 2 children
  • Bed Configuration: 2 double beds
  • View: Restricted views from the rear of the grounds
  • Number of rooms: 36

Garden view Rooms

  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults and or 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bed Configuration: 1 king or 2 double beds
  • View: Garden or pool
  • Number of rooms: 28

Seaview Rooms

  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults or 2 Adults and 2 children
  • Bed Configuration: 1 king or 2 double beds
  • View: Sea
  • Number of rooms: 76

Dress Code

Breakfast & Lunch: Resort casual, covered swimsuits.
Dinner: Smart casual with long trousers or Bermuda style shorts & collared shirts for men.

We respectfully request that any clothing suitable for the beach or pool should not be worn in the bars & restaurants in the evening.

Monarch Restaurant

This spacious and luxurious restaurant is located in the same building as the lobby. It is right next to the lobby area and is our largest restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. This restaurant serves international cuisine and provides a buffet service.

  • Breakfast between 07.15 and 09.45
  • Between 12:30 and 14:45
  • Dinner between 18.30 and 21.30

La Cucinna Ristorante Italiano

Located in the lobby area opposite the front desk. It serves dinner only and requires reservations. Serving favourite Italian cuisine and provides a la carte service (some items at a supplement)

  • Dinner between 18:30 and 21:30

The Oriental Restaurant

A fully air-conditioned A La Carte restaurant specialising in Far Eastern cuisine (some items at a supplement)

  • Dinner offered between 18:30 and 21.30

Ocean beach grill

The grill is located between both the beach and the pool serving all day snacks.

  • Operational time between 11:00 to 18:00

Monarch bar

This bar is located next to the Monarch restaurant serving an array of cocktails & drinks.

  • Operational time between 10:00 to 00:00

Clippers bar

This bar is our swim up pool bar option providing refreshments throughout the day.

  • Operational time between 10:00 to 18:00
Horse ride in paradise

Relax & revitalize

Discover scuba diving

Papillon St Lucia | Entertainment Activities

The Papillion resort has an amazing entertainment team that provides entertainment options daily and nightly to ensure that everyone is engaged fully.

  • Reggae Night
  • Live Bands
  • Country Music and Sing along Karaoke
  • Saxophonist

Land sports

Volley Ball, Evening Walks, Board Games, Morning Stretches, Bingo, Beach Cricket, Beach Football

  • Horse-riding – Near to hotel – US$60 per hour
  • Golf – Near to hotel – US$105 for 9 holes US$140 for 18 holes

Water sports

Open from 9am-5pm daily. This shop provides non motorized water sports that are included in your package such as; Sail Boats, Paddle Boarding and Snorkeling.

  • Deep-sea fishing – From US$110*
  • Sunfish sailing – US$30 per hour*
  • Jet ski – US$50 for 1/2 hr*
  • Water-skiing – US$30 per trip*
  • Scuba-diving – US$125 per dive (incl. equipment, lunch and transport)*

*Located in the St Lucian by rex resorts, a short walk along the beach

Royal Spa

Use of the spa within the Royal St Lucia resort and spa featuring Elemis just a short stroll along the shore *available at additional cost*


Extensive outdoor swimming pool with mini pools facing out to the Sea.

Exchange bureau

Available at the front desk from 7am-11 pm daily.

Medical Assistance

For medical assistance please alert the front desk or resort operator. A doctor or nurse is on call however there is a charge for consultation. There is also a clinic less than 10 minutes away and hospital 20-25 minutes away.

Non English speakers

We do have members of our team who speak French, French (creole) and Spanish.

Special dietary needs

We are able to cater to guests with different dietary needs. Advanced notification is appreciated.

Internet access

WI-FI is a part of the all-inclusive package

Taxi Service

Taxi drivers are always available and the front desk can be contacted to reserve a transfer.

Direct dialing telephone service

This is available from guest rooms once credit card has been established at front office. Dialing instructions are available in room.


There is a tour office located at the entrance of the lobby near the front desk where island tours can be purchased at an additional cost.

Spa services

This is available at the Royal St Lucia resort and spa which is our sister resort very near to Papillion by Rex Resorts. Please speak to reception for more details. *Payable locally

Special Occasions

From candle light dinners to in-room occasions are available and can be purchased at the front office. This is a great gesture to complete your celebration.

Guest Experiences