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Balenbouche offers travellers a unique and dream-like experience.
We spent 5 nights in the Banyan cottage, which has 3 double bedrooms and a great patio. The place boasts with character. The dark wood panels, combined with the shade of the jungle make the cottage a...More
We stayed at Balenbouche in August 2013; relatives were staying at an all-inclusive in Vieux Fort and we wanted to have an alternative place for the whole family to get together for parts of a short vacation (all-inclusives do not allow visitors; the only way...More
Just a remarkable place where the owner of the Estate, here family and staff have the power to make you feel not like a tourist but a traveler. The understated old world elegance, the gracious hospitality, the delicious food, the beautiful grounds, the absolute calm...More
The property is attractive and we enjoyed our stay in the Banyan Cottage but we felt that the cottage overall could use just a little TLC.
The Banyan Cottage is huge and I loved the large open layout. I love being in nature so I...More
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Response from EcoParadise, Owner at Balenbouche EstateResponded 1 February 2014
We appreciate the feedback from this review and agree that the Banyan cottage needed some care and small repairs. Like the previous guests who left a review, this couple stayed with us just after a severe storm which left many without power and water, caused...More
Charming place in an impressive environment of course: forest, beaches, always very very natural...
If you are a fan of camping/ outdoor stay it might be nice. But if you look for a cosy, comfortable room (with closed walls) in a pleasant place you should...More
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Response from EcoParadise, Owner at Balenbouche EstateResponded 16 January 2014
We regret that this couple did not feel entirely satisfied and comfortable at Balenbouche. They stayed with us just after the island experienced heavy flooding and stronger winds than usual, which may have influenced their experience somewhat. We also believe they were expecting something other...More