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Fond Doux Plantation & Resort

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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!
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The staff and owners did a wonderful job of welcoming us to this beautifully secluded and private plantation! They treated us like family, learning our names and even inviting me to join them for Mass, when I had mentioned to the staff that I was planning on attending at Fond
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Response from Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 5 days ago
Dear AbdielSeraph, Thank you for taking the time to review your vacation experience with us at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort. We are truly appreciative of the fact that you were able to immerse yourself in true St. Lucian culture and your kind comments and thoughtful feedback is received with the highest gratitude. We look forward to welcoming you back for another home away from home experience. Thanks again from the entire team! Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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An absolutely fantastic experience! One for the memory! Have you ever tried to live in a rainforest - or a botanic garden? Try Fond Doux... The surroundings - in the middle of a working plantation - is second-to-none. Very charming and comfortable cottages. All different with
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Response from Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Thomas829, Thank you for sharing your memorable experience with us and the traveling public. The entire team was thrilled to read your comments about the resorts location, accommodation, amenities, and to know that they have made a positive impact on your experience with their friendly, professional service. We are very proud of the work every staff member contributes to enhancing our guests stay. Thanks again for the recommendation and 5-star review. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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This was one of the best birthdays I have had in all my years of living. Fond Doux offered the rest and relaxation I usually look for on my birthday. Being among the rainforest and one with nature was awesome. The staff was so amazing from the driver picking me up from the
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Response from Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Ernestina S, Many thanks for sharing this beautiful review of your birthday experience at the resort. We are extremely flattered to learn that this was indeed one of the best birthday celebrations that you’ve had and we are honored to have been a part of the experience. The entire team including Katrina is happy that you were satisfied with all of the plantation resorts offerings and that they were able to fulfill all your expectations. Once again, we thank you and certainly look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Best Regards, Eroline & Lyton Lamontagne
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My husband and I came here to celebrate our 20th anniversary. We loved the Fond Doux Plantation for the following reasons: our cottage was spacious and adorable with an outdoor shower, the staff were incredibly kind and personable, location is in the more quiet Soufriere area
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Response from Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Roam67146691625, Thank you for choosing our plantation resort to celebrate such a special milestone. The entire Fond Doux team is glad to read that this was an excellent trip. We are grateful that you appreciated the value and quality of what you received and experienced from the accommodation to the food offerings. It was certainly our pleasure to share our beautiful plantation paradise with you and the family. We have noted your comments about the entertainment for the kids and can assure you that we will be working on this immediately. We hope that you would make a second trip to Saint Lucia and make Fond Doux Plantation & Resort your home while you are here. Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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Stay at Fond Doux if you like lush, private, chill spots without the instagram crowd. It is a 250 year old chocolate plantation with a fascinating history. Owners on site each morning, and the staff were professional, friendly, and welcoming. Breakfast is amazing--local
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Response from Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Sabbaticaltravel, Thank you for such a great positive review and feedback on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your comments highlighting your amazing stay as we strive to offer an authentic Saint Lucian experience to all our valued guests. We agree with you that the Resort is conveniently located, which allows you to indulge in the scenic tours and attractions in the area. Thank you for your confidence in our plantation resort and we do look forward to welcoming you back in the foreseeable future. Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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Hello Rachael, The chocolate making tour is US$40.00 per person and has to be booked a day in advance. The chocolate making starts from 11am. We also offer the below tours: Tour and Snacks: US$25.00 per person (10am-4pm) Tour and Lunch: US$40.00 per person (11am-2pm) Chocolate Heritage Tour with snacks: US$50.00 per person(11am-2pm) Chocolate Heritage Tour with Lunch: US$65.00 per person (11am-2pm) We look forward to hearing from you.
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Are children allowed at the Resort?
Yes sure you can but make sure you take insect repellent and keep the body covered with long sleeves/ trousers etc due to Mosquitos. We went in August and that was one of the few negatives. Our daughter's were teenagers. We all had nets round our beds. Enjoy!
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Hello SurreyGirl62, Thank you for your interest in our beautiful Plantation Resort! It would be a pleasure to welcome you to Fond Doux Plantation & Resort. It is not advisable to walk into Soufriere or the beach as there are no side walks along the route and as such we would recommend a ordering taxi service. We remain at your disposal for any further assistance required. Best Regards, Fond Doux Management Team
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We are wondering if there are any places to run?
There are trails and woods but depends what type of running you do?! Look at an area map and type in things to do in google for area breakdown so you can dejected routes. Roads/ lanes are quieter near/at resort but not sure if you jog on roads.
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Do the cottages come with air condition??
No just ceiling fans. We went in August so it was a bit humid and sticky but not unbearable without AC.
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"Hilltop Cashew treated us very well! It had a porch, a plunge pool, and an outdoor shower."
"Guava or cottage next to Guava on the top"
"If you are American, bring a converter with you. The internet was surprisingly good. Love the outdoor shower! Love the open rooms."
"We had the two bedroom cottage and it was amazing "
"Make sure you try the fruits they put in your room"
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PRICE RANGE
US$188 - US$429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
fond doux holiday plantation hotel
LOCATION
CaribbeanSt. LuciaSoufriere QuarterSoufriere
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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