Building on a decade of success, we have transformed our famous Tree to Bar experience across a six-acre site at Rabot Estate in Saint Lucia. Project Chocolat connects ethical cacao-growing with chocolate-lovers in a uniquely immersive agri-tourism experience.Project Chocolat is nestled within the lush Caribbean rainforest, on Saint Lucia’s oldest working cacao farm, Rabot Estate in Soufriere.
Guided by our expert team, indulge in a multi-sensory experience in an unparalleled location of natural beauty. Ask us everything you’ve ever wanted to know about chocolate while you’re here – curiosity is encouraged!
Rabot Hotel is a spellbinding Saint Lucian getaway comprising of 25 private eco-lodges, an open-air restaurant, bar, and spa. Set in the lush nature of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s a place where the sounds of nature replace the noise of day-to-day life, stimulating and inspiring relaxation like no other place on earth, overlooking one of the island’s iconic Pitons. The hotel reconnects guests with nature by way of open-air architecture and sustainable earthy materials – it is our Saint Lucian idyll.
You can be as active or as laid-back as you like during your stay with us – it’s entirely up to you. From spa pampering and relaxing at the Rabot Hotel to our unique Tree to Bar Experience; Project Chocolat, self-guided walks through the cacao groves to exciting sea adventures, and even a visit to the world’s only drive-in volcano and sulphur springs, there’s a whole array of Saint Lucian experiences waiting for you!
Tree to Bar Hotel Chocolat Experience: Embark on an immersive tree to bar experience with one of our expert guides. Head into the rainforest for a tour of the cacao groves and learn about every step of a cacao bean’s journey from seedling to chocolate and how to graft a tree before hand-crafting your very own chocolate bar.
Bean to Bar Experience: Our Bean to Bar experience has been created especially for chocolate lovers who would like to gain delicious insider knowledge. Taste cacao pulp from a freshly-cut pod and learn from the experts what it takes to transform roasted cacao beans into your very own chocolate bar.