St Lucia’s 7 Day 6 Nights Thanksgiving Caribbean Culinary Adventure Tour
November 22nd – November 28th 2015
Join Chef Freda Gore for a week long Caribbean culinary vacation to the Island of St. Lucia. Each week is filled with hands-on cooking classes, visits to the local farmers market, rum distillery, boat cruises, beach picnics, and some of our favorite Island restaurants.
Spend Thanksgiving in the Caribbean a not to be missed Island affair, the warm feel of the sand between your toes will make you forget the coldest winters. Our Thanksgiving St. Lucia Holiday Cultural Culinary Adventure Tour will include luxurious Island accommodations, hands-on cooking classes, exclusive rum distillery tour, memorable meals, great beach picnics, Eco adventure tours, a local cruise, fishing and snorkeling.
St. Lucia is one of the quieter of the Caribbean lesser Antilles, termed as unspoiled by most of the Island visitors. The Island enjoys everything its bigger neighbors have, great pristine beaches, beautiful natural rainforest and lovely luxury resorts, wonderful smiling people, and a great culinary heritage.
We invite you to experience this fusion of Island flavors, adventure and culture, through hands-on cooking, tasting, touring, and shopping. We will be staying at the Fond Doux Estate Villa & Spa, a beautiful villa overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
We invite you to join us on this unforgettable trip, mingling with other singles while enjoying a week of relaxation, and pampering yourself at our in-house spa. Enjoy this nature filled Island with its mouthwatering dishes, made from fresh natural ingredients.
October booking special reserve your spot for only $300 down between now and 12/31/2014 and receive 10% off your total package price, sign up now and make payments as you like. Package cost from $2699 pp (Double Occupancy). Package Cost Includes: Hotel Accommodation, Airport Transfers, Cooking Lessons, All Meals, Spa Treatments, A local Cruise, Local and Cultural Excursions.
YOUR TOUR WILL CONSIST OF: 7 days of luxurious Island accommodations at the Fond Doux Estate Villa & Spa which is located on an old cocoa plantation and boast its own in-house chocolate production just minutes from the beach, hands–on cooking classes, daily continental buffet breakfast, served lunch and dinner, and ladies will spend a half a day at our resort in-house Bamboo Door Spa.
Gentlemen enjoy a day fishing with our local ocean fishing crew
Visit to the local farmers market
Dining at the local restaurants
Visit from a local chef
Steel band music night
Local cruise and beach picnic
Duty free shopping
Local Thanksgiving Holiday events,
And Much More…
Pick up at the airport and transfer to the villa, arrive at the villa and enjoy a grand welcome with Island cocktails and dinner prepared by Freda and her Assistants.
Morning hands-on cooking class with Freda at the Villa, tour the local village after lunch and relax on the nearby beach. Afternoon local tropical cocktail tasting with a local bartender followed by preparing dinner together during afternoon class at the Villa.
Morning tour of the local farmers market followed by lunch at a local Island farm stand food booth, afternoon cooking class using ingredients we bought at the market.
Optional Tour: After Breakfast hop aboard a bicycle for a leisure bike ride to the nearby town. Stop for a lunch at a local restaurant or street side vendor market stop. Walk off your lunch as you explore the town on your own. Dine tonight at your choice in the many tempting Island restaurants.
All day excursions on our local Island cruise. We will tour secluded off Island sites including the Island walk in volcano, enjoy a fantastic lobster lunch buffet, with an early relaxing pool side picnic dinner with cocktails.
Optional Tour: Today after breakfast is the day when you will get to enjoy the Islands local flora with guided hikes and walks through the tropical jungle to the peak of the piton with stops to enjoy and examine local flora and brigand hide-outs. This is a serious work-out. Later back at your villa you will enjoy a tropical relaxed served dinner with live music.
Morning hands-on class at the villa, afternoon excursions of the city town Castries, afternoon free time for shopping, stock up on duty free shopping for French Perfumes, Local Rum, Leather Goods, Jewelry, Batik, Local Paintings. Evening dinner at Ti Bananne the Restaurant at Coco la Palm Hotel, while enjoying the local Island sunset.
Ladies will enjoy a half day out at the Resort Bamboo Door Spa. Gentlemen will enjoy a day out fishing with our local ocean fishing crew. Dinner will at Dasheen Restaurant at the Ladera Resort.
Optional Tour: Today you will be touring a local pottery maker studio. After breakfast you will enjoy the ride to the small village of La Pointe. You will witness the art of local pottery making by pottery maker Leo Clifford who is an Island favorite in making large coal pots, pipes, votive holders and other unique creations. You will enjoy lunch at the neighboring village of Soufriere where you will enjoy great views of the town. Dinner will at Dasheen Restaurant at the Ladera Resort.
Good bye breakfast and farewells, bus will transfer you to the airport.
Telephone (cell): 941 929 5414