Surrender to Chocolate Alchemy at Saint Lucia’s Jade Mountain!
Celebrating Chocolate Heritage Month in August
Soufriere, Saint Lucia, May 2016…This August, the luxurious Jade Mountain Resort joins the island of Saint Lucia in celebrating Chocolate Heritage Month. All month, the immersive cocoa experience at Travel + Leisure’s number one hotel in the Caribbean introduces chocolate lovers and the casual cocoa nibbler to the history of the bean, including its origins as an Aztec beverage, its influence in European exploration, and its contemporary production. All while surrounded by luxurious sanctuaries, infinity pools and seamless indoor-outdoor experience unmatched in the Caribbean. Sun seekers, chocoholics, seekers of the unusual and history buffs can all enjoy informative experiences coupled with cocoa culinary delights.
The unique layout of Jade Mountain provides an all-access, bean-to-bar experience. The adventure begins with Chocolate Alchemy at Jade Mountain, an indulgent array of delights, including: a chocolate welcome amenity and cocktail, the Chocolate Lovers Breakfast in Bed celebration, a chocolate-infused one hour spa treatment per person, a learning excursion through the resort’s 2000-tree Emerald Cacao Estate farm while learning about cocoa cultivation and harvest, a Chocolate Sensory tasting followed by an interactive class in Jade Mountain’s chocolate laboratory to learn basic techniques of making and tempering chocolate, creating your own fudge and making a personalized chocolate bar. Airport transfers, daily breakfast and dinner are also included!
Travel July 15 – October 15, 2016: A 4 night stay on basis of the Chocolate Alchemy package, including a 4th night free starts at US $5248 per couple in a SKY Jacuzzi suite. Guests staying for 7 nights will be able to enjoy 2 nights free, with the Chocolate Alchemy package priced from US $8320 per couple in a SKY Jacuzzi suite.
Travel April 16- May 31 and November 1- December 19, 2016: A 5 night stay on basis of the Chocolate Alchemy package, including a 5th night free starts at US $7288 per couple in a SKY Jacuzzi suite
Jade Mountain celebrates chocolate year round! If you can’t make it to the August Festival, guests of Jade Mountain can still choose from a variety of year-round chocolate-infused activities including culinary adventures, truffle making classes and estate visits. The chocolate lab is open to tours and tastings by request, and the restaurant and spa feature rotating chocolate-inspired indulgences. Special chocolate themed packages are also available, including
And for those who fall in love with Jade Mountain and can’t get enough chocolate, book Jade’s Chocolate Festival December 9-13.
For more details, go to: http://www.jademountain.com/
ABOUT JADE MOUNTAIN RESORT: The intoxicating pleasures of chocolate are almost outmatched by the serenity of award-winning Jade Mountain resort, which soars majestically above our exclusive 600-acre beachfront estate. Jade is an architectural marvel that embraces and celebrates St. Lucia’s stunning scenic beauty – the view from your suite is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The sanctuaries are grand sweeping spaces with extravagantly sized private infinity pools which appear to float out to nature and to the amazing views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea – views that make a perfect backdrop for hours of reverie.
, M.Ed., Maralyn D. HillThe Epicurean Explorer
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