Points of Interest

 Anguilla
 Accommodation
Cap Juluca
CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa
 Antigua and Barbuda
 Accommodation
Blue Waters Resort
Carlisle Bay
Curtain Bluff
 Aruba
 Accommodation
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & ...
The Westin Resort & Casino, Aruba
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris ...
 Bahamas
 Accommodation
Fowl Cay Private Island & Resort
Sandals Emerald Bay
Kamalame Cay Private Island & ...
 Bahamas - Nassau
 Accommodation
Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort & ...
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort ...
Breezes Bahamas
 Bahamas - Paradise Island
 Accommodation
One&Only Ocean Club
 Barbados
 Accommodation
Sandy Lane
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion
 Bermuda
 Accommodation
Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa
The Fairmont Southampton
 Bermuda - Hamilton
 Accommodation
Elbow Beach Hotel
The Fairmont Hamilton Princess
 Cayman Islands
 Accommodation
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
The Westin Casuarina Resort & ...
 Dominican Republic - Punta Cana
 Accommodation
Barcelo Dominican Beach Resort
 Jamaica
 Accommodation
Sandals Whitehouse
 Jamaica - Montego Bay
 Accommodation
Round Hill Hotel and Villas
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa
Sandals Montego Bay
Sandals Royal Caribbean
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay
Coyaba Beach Resort & Club
 Jamaica - Negril
 Accommodation
Couples Negril
Couples Swept Away
Sandals Negril
Sunset At The Palms Resort & Spa
 Jamaica - Ocho Rios
 Accommodation
Couples Sans Souci
Couples Tower Isle
Sandals Grande Riviera Beach and ...
Sandals Royal Plantation
 Jamaica - Rose Hall
 Accommodation
Ritz-Carlton Golf and Spa Resort
 Puerto Rico
 Accommodation
St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort
The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan
W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island
Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & ...
Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel & ...
 Saint Kitts and Nevis - Nevis
 Accommodation
Four Seasons Resort Nevis
Montpelier Plantation & Beach
 Saint Lucia
 Accommodation
Cap Maison Resort & Spa
Jade Mountain
The Hotel Chocolat
Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort
Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & ...
Sandals Halcyon Beach
Sandals La Toc Golf Resort & Spa
 Sint Maarten
 Accommodation
The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & ...
 St. Barts
 Accommodation
Hotel Carl Gustaf
Hotel Guanahani & Spa
Hôtel Le Toiny
Le Sereno Beach Hotel
 St. Martin
 Accommodation
La Samanna Resort & Spa
 Turks and Caicos Islands
 Accommodation
Amanyara
Parrot Cay
Grace Bay Club
The Regent Palms Resort
 Virgin Islands (British)
 Accommodation
Peter Island Resort and Spa
 Virgin Islands (U.S.)
 Accommodation
Caneel Bay
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas
Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star ...
The Westin St. John Resort and ...




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The Hotel Chocolat

The Hotel Chocolat


 
 
 
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The Hotel Chocolat - The Hotel Chocolat. Copyright Hotel Chocolat Estates Ltd.

There are almost too many Saint Lucian attractions to mention in and around The Hotel Chocolat. Relax on the estate, have a dip in the pool or chill out on your sun lounger at the exclusive Club Boucan. With 140 lush acres to explore there's lots to do – strolling under the dappled light of the cocoa groves, taking part in the cocoa harvest, picking and tasting sun-warmed fruit from the papaya, mango and guava estate trees, trail hikes and nature watching. The beach is a short drive away with swimming, diving, sailing and kayaking on a classic Caribbean sandy beach.

Hotel Chocolat's Cocoa Plantation, Rabot Estate in St. Lucia


 
 
 
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Angus Thirlwell (Hotel Chocolat Co-Founder) introduces the story of how Hotel Chocolat came to the decision of purchasing the historic Rabot Estate Cocoa Plantation in Rabot Estate and demonstrates to process of making chocolate from bean to bar.


Overview



The cooling infinity pool is waiting, the cocktail list has been tested, the dishes have been tasted and the crisp bed linen has been pressed – the countdown is over and our boutique hotel on the island of Saint Lucia is now open.

It's a place dedicated to barefoot luxury in naturally relaxing surroundings with awe-inspiring views from 1000 feet above sea level. It's a destination created to make you feel good – and all with a dash of luxurious hedonism.

Angus Thirlwell
Co-founder & Chief-Executive


History

Having grown up in the Caribbean, Angus has always been drawn to this string of little emerald islands. Five years ago, one of his lovely customers sent him an old book from the 1920's about cocoa growing, which so enthused him that he set off with co-founder Peter Harris to find a cocoa estate to buy. Of all the Caribbean islands they visited, Saint Lucia was the most beautiful, worthy of its name The Helen of the West. In the south west of the island, close by the old French capital Soufriere, they first walked on Rabot Estate! Now Peter is usually quite a cautious person but after only half an hour, he exclaimed 'This is it, we've got to have it!'

Dating back to 1745, the cocoa estate is the oldest on the island and home to some very rare old trees which are of significant scientific and chocolate interest. The first two years were spent rehabilitating the cocoa groves, restoring the original historic estate house and planning how they could open up this captivating experience to Hotel Chocolat customers. That's when they decided to create an intimate and exclusive place, the real Hotel Chocolat, where nature, well-being, hedonism, style, and of course chocolate, would come together...

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