April 22th: Grenada Chocolate Fest Events pt1

Did you miss our post on Monday introducing The Grenada Chocolate Fest? Well shame on you check it out HERE. Remember for all booking enquiries please visit Caribtours (www.carribtours.co.uk)

As promised we are going to be giving you the rundown of the events taking place at the Fest. Today we start with the first 5 days taking you through everything from chocolate yoga to preparing your freshly made lunch under the guidance of the talented local chefs …

Friday 8th “Get In the Mood for Chocolate”
Opening of Grenada Chocolate Fest at Dodgy Dock waterfront restaurant. Party with the locals enjoying cocoa inspired drinks and food, sample chocolate creations and our delicious chocolate fountain and dance to the happy rhythms of Grenada! Free entrance, drinks and food will be on sale.

Saturday 9th “Healthy Benefits of Chocolate” At True Blue Bay Resort and Sankalapa Yoga Studio
Begin the day with an inspiring yoga session, meditate sipping cocoa tea and appreciate the flavours of pure organic chocolate. Special chocolate breakfast and hands-on workshops about how chocolate is so good for you and your body! Explore the mini Spa Bazaar with organic local beauty products.
Free to True Blue Hotel guests, outside guest US$40

“Cocoa Chocolate Hash”
If an adventures walk, run of hike is in your list, join the traditional Saturday afternoon Grenada House Harriers Hash traveling through the spectacular country side. This very popular weekly event will have a special Hash through a cocoa plantation and it is an event for the whole family, even when they call themselves “drinkers with a running problem”.
Transport from True Blue to venue US$30 per person, kids US$20

Sunday 10th “Beach, Music, Rum, Beer and Chocolate”
By the famous and beautiful Aquarium Restaurant Get to taste and enjoy a day full of chocolate and nature treats by the sandy and turquoise waters of Pink Gin Beach jamming to Reggae rhythms until sunset.
Transport from True Blue to venue US$10 per person, kids US$5.
Food and drinks will be on sale.

Monday 11th “All About Bean To Bar”
A special visit to Belmont Plantation and the famous Grenada Chocolate Company (specially open to the public for the Bean to Bar tour only), discover how to make ethical chocolate, lose your spirit on the aromas and foliage of this magnificent cocoa plantation, their fresh country style food and unique art pieces and crafts made by the country people, artists and farmers. Transport from True Blue, tour and lunch US$99 per person, kids US$79 

Tuesday 12th “Let’s Get Cooking” At True Blue Restaurant.
Prepare your own chocolate inspired lunch guided by local cooks Esther and Omega. Enjoy a Caribbean Style cooking class using cocoa, chocolate and fresh Grenadian produce and spices.
Cooking Class and Lunch US$45, kids US$35
Afternoon opening of Cocoa Chocolate Art Exhibition at Art & Soul Gallery Transport from True Blue to Venue US$10 per person kids US$5.

For more information on the Grenada Chocolate Fest be sure to check out their website HERE or their Facebook page HERE. Remember to show your support of this fantastic event by giving them a LIKE.