‘Tis the season to be jolly! As we count down to Christmas Day, the spirit of the festive season is alive and thriving in St. Lucia. Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet are inviting guests to jump into the festive season with a series of unforgettable experiences combining the magic of Christmas with the beauty of a tropical paradise.
For the festive season, Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet are offering a range of activities, which includes Chocolate tours, cooking classes, a jazz-inspired sunset cruise and Christmas day celebrations. Below is a glimpse of the festivities that await guests from morning till night as the hotels’ countdown to Christmas Day!
13th December – Festival of Lights
Step outside the hotels and let the festive fun begin. Those visiting St Lucia in early December will be able to take part in the Festival of Lights celebration, which includes a lantern competition followed by a fireworks display.
Enjoy an evening of splendour underneath the twinkling stars, and watch the sky come alive with sparkling lights.
18th – 23rd December 2023 – The Ultimate Chocolate Christmas Experience
With its very own 600-acre ‘Emerald Estate’, which is home to over 2,000 cocoa trees, Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet invite guests to experience a number of chocolatey activities this Christmas.
Treat a loved one to an afternoon of Chocolate-themed activities that will delight the senses, starting with a chocolate bean-to-bar tour and sensory tasting followed by an interactive cooking class in which guests will learn to make a delicious chocolate bar- the perfect Christmas gift and memento.
The Emerald Estate Tree to Bar Tour starts from £45pp.* Prices in pounds sterling are correct as per 24th February 2023’s exchange rate.
21st December – Jazzy Christmas Sunset Cruise from 4 pm
For those really wanting to ‘push the boat out’, guests can set sail on Jade Mountain’s Jazzy Sunset Cruise this Christmas and soak up spectacular sunset views from the comfort of a double-decker catamaran whilst enjoying a live blend of soulful rhythms and romantic numbers from one of St Lucia’s best-known saxophonists.
US$ 115 per person plus 10% VAT & 10% Service Charge. Please book with Guest Services.
25th December – Christmas Day Lunch
A gastronomic delight will be served on Christmas Day at the Jade Mountain Club, with Christmas Dinner being celebrated at Anse Chastanet.
Guests will be treated to a delicious buffet including Seared scallops, truffle remoulade, purple potato, a charcuterie Bar, vegan plates and a satay-live station.
This will be matched with evening entertainment from Junior Etienne and Rob Zii Taylor & Phyness, who will carry the Christmas celebrations into the night.
About Jade Mountain St. Lucia
Designed by architect and owner Nick Troubetzkoy, Jade Mountain is set high on the hills overlooking Saint Lucia’s Pitons World Heritage Site and comprises 24 open-air Infinity Pool Sanctuaries and 5 Sky Jacuzzi Suites – each of which is a carefully designed, individual work of art and architecture. Set within a 600-acre estate complete with two beaches, five restaurants, two spas and a chocolate laboratory, Jade Mountain produces 40% of the food served at the resort on its very own organic farm.
About Anse Chastanet Resort St. Lucia
Anse Chastanet sits on a six hundred-acre estate on St Lucia’s southwestern coast close to the awe-inspiring Piton Mountains, comprising two soft sand beaches bordering on pristine coral reefs and 12 miles of hiking and biking private resort trails running through the remains of an 18th-century plantation.
The resort comprises 49 individually designed rooms, 37 of which are scattered about a lush hillside, and 12 which are nestled within a tropical garden at beach level. The resort is in the heart of the island’s protected marine reserve, with excellent snorkelling and scuba diving right offshore provided by Scuba St Lucia.
Anse Chastanet is home to St Lucia’s only vegan restaurant as well as a fine-dining option, The Treehouse Restaurant. A number of fantastic treatments are available at The Kai Belté Spa, and activities, including a large variety of watersports and nature activities, are all on offer too, including bird-watching, jungle biking, sea kayaking, yoga, sunset sailing and more.
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