Having spent 11 days at East Winds Inn (3rd visit) in the north of the island we thought we would try Hotel Chocolat for 3 nights on the way back to the airport.It was our first visit and their first year with guests, I believe. It is a cocao plantation that is expanding into the hotel market but currently it can better be described as a restaurant (with great views of the Pitons) with accommodation close by rather than a hotel. A small pool and lounge area are situated below the restaurant but sadly there is road noise or the continual music from above. We did not use this area but tried to relax in another small decking area and maybe this will be improved for shade when the foliage has grown. The walking in the area, is without doubt, beautiful. I will not dwell on the elegant food as I suffered a severe bilious attack and spent one day asleep. However, I was shown kindness and concern by management and staff alike.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Discover plantation chic - luxury, well-being & stunning natural beauty. Situated high in the hills near Soufriere, set in rainforest & cocoa groves with stunning views of the Piton mountains. A daily transfer is provided for guests to a stunning nearby beach by Hotel Sea Launch. Guests can enjoy trail walks around the cocoa estate, cacao inspired treatments in the spa, relaxation in Club Boucan with its private infinity pool & the exclusive cacao cuisine at Boucan Restaurant & Bar, free laundry service, room additions and Tree to Bean tour. Boucan by Hotel Chocolat offer 2 types of accommodation, both with 4 poster beds, preloaded iPods & docking stations, complimentary wireless, a mini-bar & open sky rainforest showers. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Boucan By Hotel Chocolat St. Lucia/Soufriere