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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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We stayed at Fond Doux Plantation for just a couple of nights whilst on holiday in St Lucia and it was just fabulous. The staff, food and unique surroundings made it a great place to stay. The breakfast was amazing and nothing was too much for the staff. The souvenir shop was
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We had heard tales of the legendary hospitality that Fond Doux has to offer its guests, and that may be an understatement. Every detail was so elegantly accounted for. The plantation staff were so friendly,and immediately greeted us with a delicious rum punch. I could feel the
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Response from Fonddoux, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 27 Sep 2018
Dear Nick S, Thank you for reviewing your wonderful five-star stay at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort. We are grateful that you appreciated the value and quality of what you received and experienced from the accommodation to the food offerings. Saint Lucians have continuously been regarded as the friendliest in the Caribbean and this genuine warmth and friendliness is best discovered at Fond Doux Plantation. We are delighted that you too picked up on that. We will be sure to pass on your feedback to the entire team, so that they may continue to be inspired to give the natural best of themselves. Your opinion means a great deal to us and so we are extremely pleased that you so eloquently shared your experience with the Tripadvisor readers. Thank you so much for your unwavering support and endorsement. We look forward to welcoming you back to your St. Lucian Family. Best Regards Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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Quality/price ratio (507 USD per night) is very disappointing. Photos on booking were taken years ago, as the whole place needs a real refreshment right now. The private pool is rather a small bowl (around 80 cm of water) and has never been cleaned (leaves etc) during our
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Prepare to pay 507 USD by night for a cheap out of age accommodation... We arrived and ask for the cottage with a kitchen (like on the pictures on Booking) to cook fresh fishes as we used to do... the receptionist said it will cost more and then said : « Oh you didnt had the
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The Fond Doux is an excellent hotel with great staff which makes the stay memorable, if not for the rain ( you are in a rain forest) but because its a family run hotel frequented by many locals. If you want the beach its not really the place ( a free trip bus is laid on to the
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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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"We stayed in'Avocado' cottage which was fantastic. The uphill cottages may not suite to those with mobility issues"
"We loved our cottage, but they all looked fantastic."
"An outdoor shower is a must!"
"Walk with insect replent just in case"
"The plunge pool is a must."
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PRICE RANGE
US$206 - US$516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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fond doux holiday plantation hotel
LOCATION
CaribbeanSt. LuciaSoufriere QuarterSoufriere
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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