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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 February 2015

My daughter and I were there recently to celebrate a (very) big birthday. All the staff went out of their way with special attentions, and the whole atmosphere was warm and friendly while remaining elegantly resort-like. As you can see by the photos, it's situated in the midst of a cocoa plantation that also has many other beautiful tropical plants....

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

PROVIDING A FABULOUS VACATION IS OUR SPECIALITY! Dear Judith, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, which although short sums up your experience at Fond Doux beautifully. Thank you for choosing Fond Doux Plantation & Resort to celebrate your special occasion. The Fond Doux team is elated by your kind words and is looking forward to your...

Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Fond Doux really exceeded our expectations in every way. We stayed for five nights in the Hilltop Mango honeymoon cottage, it was so beautiful and serene being tucked way up in the rainforest. Felt like our own private, luxury tree house! The furnishings were beautiful, and we loved the outdoor shower and private plunge pool on the lanai. The cool...

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

THANK YOU FOR SUCH A WONDERFUL REVIEW! Dear Lauren, The Fond Doux team is always happy when the first sentence of a review reads: “Fond Doux really exceeded our expectations…” Thank you so much for taking the time to share your vacation experience with us and the Tripadvisor community. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your honeymoon and that you...

Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 8 February 2015

This is the size and type of place that we like to stay at when we travel. To add different comments to those below - * It was great that they had water available for refilling water bottles before hikes * For a farm to table facility, we were surprised at the lack of local fruits and vegetables and the...

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

GREAT OPTION FOR A MEMORABLE STAY IN SAINT LUCIA! Dear Fritch, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and for all your positive feedback on the resort’s facilities including the accommodations, grounds, plantation tour and most importantly our friendly staff. We are glad that you found our property to be your ideal fit for a vacation. We...

Sheboygan, WI
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We stayed here in October 2013 through a Living Social escapes promotion. We split our time in St. Lucia between Fond Doux and a larger more "traditional" all-inclusive. We were MUCH happier with our stay at Fond Doux! We stayed in the Hilltop Guava cottage and thought it was amazing. It was a bit of a hike to and from...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS SHORT BUT VERY SWEET REVIEW! Dear Rwiegand11, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of your stay with us; we greatly appreciate it. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you were happy with our accommodations, food & beverage offerings, and the service offered by our staff....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2015

This is our second visit to the Fond Doux Holiday Plantation. We stayed for 6 days in the Tree House - a gorgeously large cottage with an outside verandah and a plunge pool, 4 poster bed, outdoor rain shower, etc etc. If one could realise a childhood dream to actually stay in a tree house with the adult comforts surrounded...

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

EXQUISITE TRANQUILITY INDEED  Dear Uma, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful and thorough review of your second stay with us. It was a great pleasure hosting you at our Plantation Paradise again. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful stay with us and that you enjoyed the various amenities and the service...

Redmond, Washington
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Wife M and I spent the first 5 days and nights of 2015 at Fond Doux. I was a little worried about being able to find the place; we rented a car in Castries and the Fond Doux website only had a PO box and a link to a slightly confused Google Map. Turns out there was no need to...

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

WOW! THANK YOU FOR SUCH AN INCREDIBLE REVIEW  Dear Matt, Words cannot come near to how grateful we are to receive such an incredible review from you. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your wife at our Plantation Paradise. We are very pleased that you and your wife had such a great experience with us and that...

Montclair, NJ
Reviewed 7 February 2015

When our host led us up the stairs to our private cottage overlooking the palm trees, my wife turned and gave me a big hug. It was, I have to admit, a little hard-to-believe. We had our own private pool, an outdoor shower (nice and hot!), a big porch with a couch for reading and sleeping, a magnificent four-poster bed,...

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

A REVIEW THAT MAKES US SMILE Dear Bruce, Thank you for taking the time out to write such a heartfelt review detailing your recent stay with us. We are glad that you and your wife had such an amazing stay at our Plantation Paradise, and that the accommodations and amenities provided met if not exceeded your expectations. The joy you...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Lush jungle setting with nice rooms and outdoor shower (at least for us). The on site tour was interesting and the pool was well set. Service was excellent. We rented a car and would advise doing such for this area. Driving on St. Lucia is not particularly challenging, and taxis can add up fast in cost. Note, the wifi did...

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

THANK YOU FOR THE EXCELLENT REVIEW!! Dear FB165, Many thanks for taking the time to write this short and incredible review; it is highly appreciated by the entire Fond Doux Team. Driving in St Lucia is fun and we would love to welcome you back to our plantation resort in the foreseeable future. Best Regards Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We spent a week recently, staying in Hilltop Papaya, and enjoyed every minute. It was the most relaxing holiday we have had for a very long time. The staff were all exceptionally friendly and helpful, while the food was fresh and tasty and the live music was just right. Having been told that we were too old to hire a...

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

FOND DOUX CARIBBEAN IDEAL FOR ALL AGES! Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to write such a lovely review of your stay here at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort. Our goal is to provide a relaxing and comfortable stay coupled with excellent service from our team members and it is gratifying to know that we were...

Bournemouth
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We booked rather late and unfortunately, through our own fault, had to stay in three different houses within the complex. It was a bit of a nuisance to have to keep changing but the staff were as helpful as could be and made it all as painless as possible. We had a great stay. We were given a complimentary meal...

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WELCOME TO THE FOND DOUX FAMILY! Dear AlOld, Thank you for this family time spent at Fond Doux Plantation and confirmation of another wonderful stay in spite of changing cottages,our philosophy is to be helpful in all situations. Our staff are extremely pleased that they contributed to a memorable family vacation as they are always attentive and accommodating. Lusca and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • 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 

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Address: Soufriere 250, St. Lucia
Region: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Soufriere Quarter > Soufriere
Price Range: ₹ 16,802 - ₹ 28,295 (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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“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”
 of 5 bubbles alinla2016, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Banana is very private, HIlltop Mango is a perfect temperature with the wind and has an amazing view.”
 of 5 bubbles Adonidus, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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