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Reviewed 18 May 2015

I could not have picked a better resort to vacation at in St. Lucia! We loved the privacy and beautiful views that our cottage provided us with. We enjoyed just relaxing on our balcony at night and listening to the sounds of nature. In addition Fond Doux is so unique in that it allows you to experience authentic St. Lucia-...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS LOVELY REVIEW  Dear Carolyn W, Thank you for taking the time out to share this glowing review with us and the travelling public. The first line of your review: “I could not have picked a better resort to vacation in St. Lucia” says it all. It shows that the efforts of the Fond Doux team...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Our stay at Fond Doux was perfect! The staff there is as friendly and inviting as i've ever seen. The location in Soufriere is the best on the island because it's near the sulphur springs, the Pitons! and Sugar Beach. Finally, the grounds at Fond Doux are fantastic as you wake up in the middle of the rainforest every morning...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS SHORT AND SWEET REVIEW! Dear Gray L, Thank you for sharing your review on Tripadvisor. It is short, sweet, and right to the point! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our resort and that you found our service, location and grounds to be fantastic. We would welcome the opportunity to share our authentic...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Fond Doux is a gem, nestled within a beautiful rainforest area of St Lucia. With possibly the most friendly staff on the island, and excellent food and drinks, you are sure to enjoy your stay. Rainforest views are everywhere and while you feel totally secluded, you are still near a lot of the south attractions like Gros Piton, Diamond Waterfall,...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS LOVELY WRITTEN REVIEW! Dear KDubArizona, Thank you for sharing this wonderfully written review with us and the Tripadvisor community. Service truly does define and differentiate the experience at Fond Doux and we are pleased to know that our unique style of highly personalized, luxury service was well-received. The entire team is beaming with pride having read...

Grosse Ile, Michigan
Reviewed 15 May 2015

This was our first time to St. Lucia and we loved Fond Doux. When we arrived we were greeted with friendly faces and rum punch! Our 2 bedroom cottage (Cocoa Tree) was beautiful. The service of the staff here would be hard to beat. If you want it, they will do anything in their power to get it and it...

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

THANK YOU FOR YOUR FEEDBACK! Good Day Julie L, Thank you for your feedback concerning your recent stay at our authentic plantation paradise. It was an absolute pleasure hosting your family at our resort. We are glad that you loved our resort and that you were pleased with the accommodations and the service provided by our staff. We are very...

Washington
Reviewed 9 May 2015

We rented a two bedroom cottage for four days. The place couldn't have been more beautiful and charming. All the cottages are nestled in their own private corners of the properties' rain forest acreage. The place couldn't have been more relaxing. The breakfast is included in the room rate and is very good. On property dinner was good as well....

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS EXCELLENT REVIEW! Dear BaldEagleWings, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share your vacation experience with us and the Tripadvisor community. We have said this before and we will happily say it again…Nothing makes us happier that when guests mention our staff by name in their reviews. Dennis is a prime...

DanielGilbody
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Stayed for 5 nights apr/may15 with my partner and two children 2.5 and 4.5yrs. We stayed at the Cocoa Tree house which was excellent. Two very generous bedrooms with large en-suite bathrooms with great showers. The beds were extremely comfortable and the furnishings complimented the cottage very sympathetically. The rocking chairs on the porch were a particular favourite. One slight...

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THANK YOU FOR THIS GLOWING REVIEW! Dear DanielGilbody, Thank you for this glowing review and for choosing our Authentic St. Lucian Resort as the location for your family’s destination holiday. Most importantly, thank you for these magical five words at the end of your review: “Would love to stay again”. We believe that there is no better measure of our...

Gros Islet, St. Lucia
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We stayed at the plantation for 4 nights and were made very welcome by all the staff including the owners which made the stay that little bit more personal and special as they also live in this little paradise. Although the resort is isolated they have there own taxi service, so no need to wait for a taxi and there...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS WONDERFUL REVIEW  Dear John G, Thank you for this wonderful review and for sharing your experience at our Authentic Plantation Paradise with the travelling public. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were satisfied with the various amenities provided. We are confident that our staffs are some...

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 2 May 2015

One of our party had a birthday dinner and the resort went all out with a specially decorated table, a beautiful cake, and a really special dinner. The resort itself is beautiful and the people there are really nice. It has individual cottages that make the place a dream for a group because you can have solitude or a group...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS SHORT AND SWEET REVIEW! Dear Olddawg1, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write this short but very meaningful review. We are delighted that you had a wonderful time at our Authentic Plantation Paradise. The Fond Doux team prides itself on providing exceptional vacation experiences for its guests and we are...

East Bergholt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This hotel is set in the most beautiful grounds. The accommodation is in separate traditional houses (we were in Cinnamon Cottage) - each is very private and secluded. Ours had a verandha where we could sit in rocking chairs and watch hummingbirds, bullfinches, bananaquits and other birds feeding on banana flowers just a yard or two away. It is a...

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THANK YOU FOR THIS LOVELY REVIEW! Dear Raffers2000, Thank you for taking the time out to write such a heartfelt review detailing your recent stay with us. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at our Authentic Plantation Paradise. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful and relaxing stay with us and that you appreciated the contrast...

Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed at fond doux plantation for two nights. I want to introduce my partner to a different type of holiday. Fond doux was perfect, rustic authentic, peaceful serene. We were lost in nature for two days. The creatures of the night were a little scary at times and a little loud but we loved it. We dined in resort...

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THANK YOU FOR THIS LOVELY REVIEW! Dear mz bagel, Thank you for sharing your vacation experience at Fond Doux with us and the TripAdvisor community. We are thrilled that you got the opportunity to enjoy the special ambiance that our Authentic Plantation Paradise offers, and that you had an awesome stay as well. As a green globe certified property and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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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 

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Address: Soufriere 250, St. Lucia
Region: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Soufriere Quarter > Soufriere
Price Range: RM1,102 - RM1,897 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Green Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Romantic Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Spa Hotel in Soufriere
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“All the cottages seem incredible, as there are only 15 and the old world architecture.”
 of 5 bubbles joliem466, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Honeymoon room mango”
 of 5 bubbles YesWeTravel2, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Guava cottage - stunning views and close to everything! Some hummingbirds can be seen around!”
 of 5 bubbles 977edp, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hill top cottages offer the best view and yet are close to the office and restaurant and pools.”
 of 5 bubbles _ssailor1, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Nutmeg Cottage is very private, high on hill”
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