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                                                         Emilie Goldman
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                          ST. LUCIA HOT HOT HOT IN 2008
                          Caribbean Island the Next “It” Locale

       Praslin Bay, St. Lucia (Jan. 5, 2008) – St. Lucia, the Caribbean island located in
the Lesser Antilles and nestled between Martinique and St. Vincent, is feeling hot, hot, hot
for 2008! Travel + Leisure, The New York Times, Food & Wine and the New York Post, not to
mention Oprah’s O magazine, have put it on the front burner. Frommers and
have even touted it as a top ten “must-visit” location for 2008.
       Considered by many to be the most beautiful island in the Caribbean with its lush
tropical vegetation, jagged cliffs and surrounding turquoise waters, the island is gaining
national acclaim as the new “hot” destination. Frommers states that the “Caribbean
island is perfect for both low-key vacationers and active travelers.”
       St. Lucia is drawing attention from around the globe – the St. Lucia Food & Rum
festival drew top-name chefs and thousands of visitors, the Cricket World Cup was a
highlight for sports enthusiasts and HBO has tapped the island to host 'Showtime in
Paradise' World Boxing Championship, a prime-time event that will capture millions of
       “It’s no surprise that the island is garnering such great exposure,” says Kierron
Dolby, Managing Director of DCG Properties, a development firm on the island. “It’s been
the best kept secret for years and people are finally uncovering this hidden gem of the
Caribbean. St. Lucia truly has it all – beaches, adventure, golf, luxury accommodations, fine
cuisine and premier shopping.”
       Now that the secret to St. Lucia has been discovered, developments are taking shape
around the island, including projects from Westin, Ritz-Carlton, Raffles and more. Not to
mention the already established luxury properties like Anse Chastanet, Ladera and Jade
       “Once people experience St. Lucia for the first time, they never want to leave,” says
Dolby. “It’s a place they want to come back to, which is why we are also seeing a boom in
residential development.”
       One of the developments on the radar of many visitors looking for a Caribbean
residence, is the Le Paradis Beach, Golf & Marina Resort. Due for completion late this year,
Le Paradis is situated on 554 acres in Praslin Bay, on St. Lucia’s Eastern coastline. The
largest development undertaken on St. Lucia, the project is an ultra-exclusive, multi-phased
luxury five-star community resort that will feature the Westin Le Paradis St. Lucia
Residences; a Greg Norman signature golf course; an internationally branded spa with 26
ocean side massage treatment cabanas; a deepwater marina with berths for mega yachts up to
200 feet; a Marina Village featuring gourmet restaurants, upscale boutique shopping, and a
yacht club; extensive conference facilities; floodlit tennis courts; a resident’s beach club;
Westin Kids Club; a golf academy; an aquatic center; a wellness center; an equestrian center;
and a helipad once all phases of construction are completed.
       The Westin Le Paradis St. Lucia Residences will include internationally branded
deluxe one-, two- and three-bedroom residences featuring premier interior design, including
plush furniture and fine fabrics, four-fixture master baths with Kohler® fixtures and a
Heavenly Bath®, professional grade kitchen appliances, plasma TV’s and high speed internet
connections. All residential properties will have spectacular ocean, bay or beachfront views
with land rising from 0-620 feet above sea level.
       Prices for ocean view home sites start in the high US $300,000’s, while Ocean and
beachfront luxury residences range from US $500,000’s to $1.4 million with future releases
encompassing villas, penthouses, marina homes, slips which will be valued to US $4 million.
Tax relief includes: no stamp duty, no income tax, no corporation tax, no vendor’s tax, and
more. For more information on Le Paradis and its construction, please call 1-866-798-9873
or 758-451-6991, e-mail: or visit

About DCG Properties Ltd.
DCG Properties Ltd was formed for the purpose of developing the proposed multi-phased
destination at Le Paradis, Praslin Bay, St. Lucia. Kierron Dolby is founder, major
shareholder and managing director of DCG Properties Ltd. Dolby is also founder, owner
and president of CHS Building Services Ltd., formed in 1978 for the purposes of providing
building engineering services and has now been successfully operating for 28 years. Under
his guidance, CHS emerged from a small start-up venture to a mature engineering and
construction service-based company with an international resume of experience. CHS
specializes in design and construction, with an active U.K. and international client base. For
more information on Le Paradis, visit or call 758.452.3603.

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