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Gloucester City, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We stayed at Fond Doux for four nights in June 2015 in The Cocoa Tree House. The plantation is lush, green, and absolutely beautiful. The staff is beyond helpful--they are kind, friendly, and very good at what they do. The hiking trail up to the view of Gros Piton is steep, but definitely worth the energy and time. The area...

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

THANK YOU FOR THE BEAUTIFUL REVIEW!! Dear Lauren S, Thank you for providing your valuable feedback about your wonderful vacation experience at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort . We believe in offering our guests the best of everything to ensure incredible stays. We are dedicated to setting ourselves apart in the quality of our food offerings and this is an...

Barry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

First time to St Lucia and the island and particularly the Fond Doux Resort were stunning. We stayed in a two bedroom cottage and like the other cottages it was nestled in its own corner of the rainforest plantation. Stunning location. The cottage itself was very well appointed and very clean. All the staff were very helpful and extremely friendly....

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

THANK YOU FOR YOUR FEEDBACK!! Dear Ceri-Ann D, We are happy that you found our beautiful plantation resort and that as a first time visitor to our island; our resort was able to exceed your overall expectations. Thank you for sharing your review with the TripAdvisor community and we are so glad your family found a peaceful place to relax...

Reviewed 3 July 2015

We stayed at Fond Doux for 4 nights/5 days and had an amazing time. A few comments and highlights: -The Resort is beautiful—the old restored buildings nestled in the mountains among all the beautiful foliage. Fond Doux offers a complimentary tour of the grounds—make sure you do this tour your first day so you can learn about the grounds and...

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

FOND DOUX DELIVERS ANOTHER AUTHENTIC ST.LUCIAN EXPERIENCE!! Dear Tristan R, Thank you for your kind words and the thoughtfulness of your review. It means a great deal to us to have the support of guests like you who are willing to take the time to share their experience at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort with the world. Thank you as...

Reviewed 30 June 2015

Had a wonderful stay enjoying the fantastic vegetation and flowers which surrounded he resort. I felt extremely welcomed by all the staff for the few days i stayed. The room was beautiful and the food excellent. It was a delight to sit and enjoy breakfast in the morning as i spoke to the friendly restaurant staff. Fond Doux was an...

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WONDERFUL REVIEW –MOST APPRECIATED Dear Kristel D, Thank you for posting your glowing comments about our beautiful plantation resort. We are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us and that you made use of everything we have to offer. Fond Doux is known for providing one of the most relaxing of St. Lucian holidays and it sounds like...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Hilltop Mango for our Honeymoon and we couldn't be any happier. Overlooking the rainforest with a personal infinity pool and (in my opinion) the best view of all the rooms. The outdoor shower was an unexpected treat and so much fun! The staff are above and beyond anything we have experienced traveling. They...

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THANK YOU FOR THE AMAZING REVIEW!! Dear Michelle C, Many thanks for choosing our beautiful plantation resort to celebrate such a special occasion and for taking the time to comment on your stay. We are indeed delighted that our team provided the special touches and attention to detail to provide you with amazing memories to last a lifetime. The entire...

Wyoming
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We chose to stay at Fond Doux based on its unique offerings. The idea of having our own private cottage on a cocoa plantation sounded like fun and we weren't disappointed. We like unique vacations away from the standard all-inclusive resorts. If you are looking for a more unique, personalized experience then you should consider Fond Doux. Truly, the people...

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR OVERWHELMING SUPPORT TOWARDS THE FOND DOUX TEAM!! Dear Wyogaltoday, We thank you for choosing our unique plantation resort as your choice of accommodation during your stay on our beautiful island and we are delighted that our team helped in creating such a memorable experience for you. We can certainly agree with you that Saint Lucians are...

Reviewed 24 June 2015

My husband and I stayed in Hilltop Papaya from May 26-June 3 and couldn't have asked for a better honeymoon. Happiness picked us up from the airport, right on time, grabbed our luggage, settled us in and had cold drinks waiting in the cooler- what a great start! We were greeted at reception with a complimentary drink (have the rum...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS AMAZINGLY FABOULOUS REVIEW :) Dear Chad and Jess, Many thanks for sharing this glowing review of your honeymoon experience at our Authentic Plantation Paradise. We thank you for choosing us to celebrate such a special occasion, and we are delighted to know that your honeymoon was amazing. Your review has captured the true essence of Fond...

Barrington, Rhode Island
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Our second trip was a memorable one. We happily said hello again and sadly said goodbye again to very special people and a very special place. It gets harder each time. For the reader we would say don't get caught up in details. Just stay here. Simply don't miss an opportunity to have an awesome vacation. For what you pay...

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

A REVIEW THAT MAKES US SMILE  Dear Lezlie and Ero, It was an absolute pleasure reconnecting with you at our Authentic St.Lucian Resort once again. Thank you so much for sharing the details of your second stay with us and the Tripadvisor community. It is wonderful to have loyal guests like you return to Fond Doux and we are...

Florida
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We just spent a week at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort and it was amazing in every area.....lodging, food, service and property. We stayed in Hilltop Mango cottage which was wonderful. The cottage is high up the hill with spectacular views, refreshing trade winds, a lovely relaxing porch with dip pool and gracious room bed and décor. Really special......falling asleep...

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THANK YOU FOR THIS AMAZING REVEW! Dear AquamarineGirl, Thank you for this lovely review detailing your recent stay at our Authentic Plantation Paradise. We are thrilled to learn that you found every aspect of your stay with us to be amazing. Falling asleep and waking up to the sounds of nature is truly an extraordinary feeling that not many have...

Reviewed 17 June 2015

This plantation uses natural items to develop an exciting and inviting atmosphere. This place has great cottages, magnificent food, very friendly staff and numerous natural activities. I will be visiting again soon.

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Dear Joshua C, Thank you for sharing your review with us and the Tripadvisor community. We are glad that you loved the atmosphere here at Fond Doux, and that you were able to pick up on our eco-friendliness. Thank you for your kind words about our cottages, culinary offerings, and staff and we look forward to welcoming you back in...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Spa
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  • Breakfast included
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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: €209 - €367 (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
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#1 Family Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Spa Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Romantic Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Green Hotel in Soufriere
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