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The 13 hottest hotels for winter sun

Times Online: "Up in the hills of Morne Chastanet, the 24 suites at Jade Mountain (0800 894057, http://www.jademountainstlucia.com/; doubles from £500, room-only) are an almost ridiculous redefinition of the hotel experience. Forget impersonal corridors, think suspended private bridges. Forget four walls – each “personal sanctuary” has one side open to the elements. And the real clincher? Light controls allow you to change your bathwater to your favourite colour. Because that’s important, right? The package: Caribtours (020 7751 0660, http://www.caribtours.co.uk/) has Discovery at Marigot Bay from £1,381 and Jade Mountain from £2,811, flying with Virgin Atlantic. "

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