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Fond Doux Plantation & Resort

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Fond Doux in the Banana Tree Cottage for three nights. The property is so stunning and lush and it felt good to support ecotourism. We did however have a hard time getting a good sleep with the open air style without a closed off bedroom. It rained quite hard the first night and lots of things we...

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a small, intimate hotel. We stayed in the Avocado cottage with two large bedrooms, a kitchen, a living room and a fantastic porch. Lots of space for the money - great value! We had lots of privacy in a very lush setting. While the Fond Doux is not luxurious (the hotel compound is based on and incorporates a...

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Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

Fond Doux – The Perfect Location for Family Vacations! Dear Janelleran, Thank you for sharing your family’s vacation experience with us and the travelling public. The entire Fond Doux team is proud to hear that this was your best family vacation and that they greatly contributed in creating an amazing holiday experience for your family. Saint Lucia is known for...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Besides that it is near everything...Beautiful cabins and the foliage is beautiful...It's the people that work there that make it amazing. I stayed in the African tulip..loved it. I want to thank the following people who made my trip perfect. Katrina, Denis, Lecia, and Garrett, and to those I have forgotten there names. I did the Plantation tour highly recommend...

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Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

A Beautiful Place to Create Amazing Memories! Dear OutdoorsBKLYN, Thank you for sharing your amazing experience with us and the Tripadvisor Community. We are pleased to see that you had a great time and that we met your expectations both as a resort and quality of service from our team members. The staff are indeed a great credit to the...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very lovely place. So relaxing. Great staff. Owners very much hands on and welcoming. Fabulous birds. Three pools and library area. Great breakfasts! We enjoyed the trails in the grounds and photographing birds.

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Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

Fond Doux- A Perfect Place to Relax! Dear Patsyb75, Thank you for sharing this brief, but glowing review of Fond Doux Plantation & Resort. We truly appreciate your kind words regarding our pools, breakfast offerings, estate trails and certainly our wonderful team who do their absolute best on a daily basis to provide excellent service to all guests. We look...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fond Doux was an amazing place to unwind and relax. My wife and I spent 5 days/4 nights here and I wish we could have stayed longer. The staff were all courteous and helpful. The accommodations were spectacular. We stayed in a hilltop cottage with our own private dipping pool. The private pool was nice but the property does have...

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Fonddoux, General Manager at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

An Amazing Review for An Amazing Place! Dear Aaron T, Thank you so much for this wonderful review of Fond Doux Plantation & Resort! We are glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us and had a real taste of the Authentic Fond Doux Lifestyle. Your review will be shared with our team as they will be truly...

Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time! Beautiful private and quiet rainforest location. Beautiful cottage. Great food and great staff. Also very close to a number of interesting natural attractions. Would definitely highly recommend it!

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Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

Thank You for the Wonderful Review! Hello Maria B, Thank you for sharing your encouraging feedback with us. It's great to know that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed the friendliness of our staff, as well as our comfortable accommodations and beautiful rainforest scenery. Thank you for your confidence in our resort and we certainly look forward...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to chill out. We stayed in a lovely cottage perched on a hill in the middle of the rainforest. It is a place to go if you are in the mood to not do very much. There is a shuttle to the beach but this is not a beach holiday location. Good restaurants and walks nearby. The...

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Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

Fond Doux – The Perfect Place for Relaxation and Authentic Saint Lucian Hospitality! Dear Simon M, Thank you very much for your kind and encouraging feedback. We are always appreciative of such positive reviews as it does not only motivate us, but it helps other guests to finalize their travel plans. The entire Fond Doux team is happy to know...

Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reserved at Fond doux to save money as Jade & Laederal over $1k/night. PAY IT!. This place has seen better days. Parking lot small & cramped. Meals only available at certain times. Check in staff were blah & not helpful. Cat on premise was cute tho. Shower faucet broken. Birds flying all over the breakfast area very annoying. Missed the...

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Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

Better Days Are Always Here! Dear Wandererletsgo, Thank you for choosing Fond Doux Plantation & Resort as your vacation destination. We do apologize that we did not meet and exceed your expectations in many aspects of your stay and accept full responsibility for that. There are a few aspects of your review which we wish to clarify. Our resort continues...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed 8 nights in Fond Doux in February. Everything was amazing: beautiful nature, cottage, cleaning service, swimming pool, breakfasts, trails, etc. Lady at the gift shop is such a lovely person. Owners of the resort are very very nice friendly people. Our 2 year old daughter Angelina was a star there, she received lots of attention which made...

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Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

An Authentic Saint Lucian Gem where Unforgettable Memories are created! Dear Renechka, Thank you for your amazing review. We are glad your stay was very enjoyable and that the Fond Doux team made your holiday an authentically memorable experience. Our resort is indeed child - friendly and our staff have a special connection with kids especially Angelina who surprisingly shares...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved staying in Fond doux. Rooms are magic and the host were adorable and awaited. Clinton showed the estate and told us lot of stories, we had a great time! Cooking was so fresh and good, HUM.... We will come back, it's sure!

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Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, responded to this review

Fond Doux - Paradise On Earth! Dear Laure C, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. The entire team is happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you greatly appreciated the resort’s facilities and amenities. Thank you for your commitment to return; we would love to have you back. Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fond Doux Plantation & Resort is a 19th century eco-friendly colonial resort nestled in the heart of St. Lucia, best known for romantic, intimate, and private luxury cottages. The resort is situated amidst a 250 year old working plantation and features an assortment of 15 uniquely crafted cottages, two on-site restaurants, and a collage of outdoor swimming pools, as well as an organic spa. The resort is a scenic 45 minute drive from the island's international airport. As a guest of Fond Doux, you will be conveniently located just minutes away from St. Lucia's main attractions, including The Pitons, The Sulphur Springs - 'The Caribbean's only drive in volcano' - and the best diving sites on the island, all within a prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whether you're traveling for business, a romantic honeymoon or wedding escape, or for a fun-filled family vacation, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort offers the perfect ambiance in St. Lucia for all travel types. A mere glance out your cottage door will evoke both tranquillity and a journey into the land of adventure! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fond Doux Plantation & Resort

Address: Soufriere 250, St. Lucia
Region: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Soufriere Quarter > Soufriere
Price Range: $318 - $550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fond Doux Plantation & Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Fond Doux Holiday Plantation Hotel
Fond Doux Plantation & Resort St. Lucia/Soufriere
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#1 Family Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Green Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Romantic Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Spa Hotel in Soufriere
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