Rabot Hotel from Hotel Chocolat occupies a peaceful position within the picturesque grounds of Rabot Estate, to the south-west of the island of St Lucia. This adults-only hotel is a true Caribbean idyll, surrounded by all the lush nature of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It looks out over tropical landscapes and across to the majestic Petit Piton.
The hotel comprises 25 private lodges with king-size or super-king-size four-poster beds and views over naturally beautiful surroundings. The sparkling Caribbean Sea can even be seen from the 19 luxe lodges with their elevated position. Luxe lodges also boast a private veranda with sun loungers. All lodges have natural air conditioning, with a cross-draft of fans providing a cooling breeze.
The main restaurant has a menu inspired by fresh local and seasonal produce, including fish, seafood, fruit, and vegetables. As well as extensively using the cacao grown on the estate. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner - and is also home to a bar with a tempting cocktail menu and spectacular views.
Also helping guests to switch off and relax in this Caribbean paradise is a spa and an infinity pool that offers poolside drinks, nibbles, and lunch.
Things to do at Rabot Hotel from Hotel Chocolat
If the location and atmosphere of Rabot Hotel from Hotel Chocolat weren't relaxing enough, there's also a pampering spa to enjoy. The open-air treatment rooms with views of the Piton offer soothing massages and other treatments using lotions made from the cacao on the estate.
Take a refreshing dip in the infinity pool and enjoy poolside drinks, snacks, and light bites. Organised activities include poolside yoga, boat trips, herb garden visits, chocolate and rum tastings, and trips to the local market in Soufriere.
The hotel nestles on the Rabot Estate - the oldest working cocoa farm on the island. Guided walks around the estate are available, although guests are also free to explore it on their own. Transfers to nearby Malgretoute Beach can be arranged and Hewanorra International Airport is just a 45-minute drive away.