Saint Lucia’s Top Tours for Foodies
Are you going to visit Saint Lucia? Perhaps you enjoy finding the best places to eat and drink anywhere you go on holiday? Saint Lucia is known for their locally grown food. In addition, they have plenty of wine, food, and nightlife options as a tourist island.
A top tour is the Project Chocolate Tree to Bar Experience. This walking tour takes one to three hours and is $69 per person. The tour allows you to enjoy the Tree to Bar or Bean to Bar concept by getting to hear from a local chocolatier and cacao grower at Rabot Estate. Next, the tour takes you through the rainforest to discuss how the bean is found, picked, and then handcrafted into chocolate. You will even be able to learn how to graft the tree, craft your own chocolate, and then you can enjoy the onsite restaurant. The restaurant offers cacao-laden foods such as the Cacao burger, Cacao beer-battered fish and chips, and ice cream. They even have cacao-based cocktails.
Flavors of Saint Lucia’s cooking experience gets you in the kitchen for three hours. This $115 per adult experience is about learning Creole cuisine. It is a cooking class that uses native fruits and herbs from local gardens. Not only will you learn how to cook local cuisine, but also the history and culture behind many of the dishes. The tour includes the gardens, where your guide will discuss tropical fruits, plants, and medicinal herbs grown at the location of the cooking class.
The food tour is $52 per adult, and you can travel throughout the Castries Market to enjoy various restaurants and their dishes. The food tasting is an hour to an hour and a half long, where select places have tastes of their best dishes. As you enjoy the food, you will also get the history and culture of the dishes. You can even try some exotic foods from the Caribbean.