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Atlanta, Georgia
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We spent four nights at the resort. It is not a high end resort like some in the area, but the price is also not high end. We first started in one of the cottages in the jungle, and then moved to one on the ridge with a view and more light. The owners and staff a lot of pride...

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Fort McMurray, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fond Doux in far from your typical resort, but in a good way. The cottages are very well done up and set the feel for a private exclusive experience of St. Lucia. The location is close to so many primary attractions of the island, though you will still want a rental car (or hitch a taxi ride) to get to...

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

Fond Doux – Your Second Family Home! Hello Adonidus, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us and for highly recommending our beautiful plantation resort. We are blessed with a unique property in an ideal central location which is one of the many attractive factors for visitors. The staff are well known for their authentic Saint...

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, intimate hotel. We stayed in the Avocado cottage with two large bedrooms, a kitchen, a living room and a fantastic porch. Lots of space for the money - great value! We had lots of privacy in a very lush setting. While the Fond Doux is not luxurious (the hotel compound is based on and incorporates a...

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Fond Doux – The Perfect Location for Family Vacations! Dear Janelleran, Thank you for sharing your family’s vacation experience with us and the travelling public. The entire Fond Doux team is proud to hear that this was your best family vacation and that they greatly contributed in creating an amazing holiday experience for your family. Saint Lucia is known for...

Westwood, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for four nights between Xmas a new years. The resort is on a large property that was a cocoa plantation, and they still farm cocoa and a lot of other stuff besides. The tropical gardens are extensive, and much of the fruits and vegetables at the resort restaurant come from the property. Quite a few birds on...

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

Authentic Boutique Resort In Beautiful Saint Lucia! Dear Peterfenn, Wow - What a review! Thank you for taking the time to share such an extensive review of your experience at our beautiful plantation resort. We are truly delighted that we were able to provide you with an enjoyable and memorable holiday experience which exceeded expectations, as this is what we...

london
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place. Near all the beautiful sites, beaches and luxurious hotels without the enormous price tag. The staff were delightful, the guests lovely and friendly, and the plantation itself is really beautiful with amazing walks. There was a very relaxed, laid back atmosphere and we instantly felt at home. Reasonable self catering facilities meant we could eat in,...

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Fond Doux – 100% Saint Lucian! Dear LondonSummer, Thank you for this wonderful and heartwarming review of your experience at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort. We are really happy to hear that our staff and services met your needs, exceeded expectations and provided you with a home away from home feel. We strive to offer our guests an authentic Saint...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Airline nightmare had us stuck in St Lucia overnight. Only thing we could find was Fond Doux and thank god we did. We had a large group but my husband and I got the room that is basically your own house. Dinner and live music was fantastic. Even though it was after hours we got a brief cocoa tour. Would...

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Fond Doux – A Beautiful Place to Make Fond Memories! Dear Fancferg, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and the travelling public. We are pleased to read that you were happy with your decision to stay at Fond Doux after an airline nightmare and that the team were able to meet your needs and requests to ensure you...

Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did a lot of research trying to find the right lodging in St. Lucia... and I'm so glad we found Fond Doux. Our cottage was absolutely beautiful, high on a hilltop. We especially loved the outdoor shower and fresh air and soothing sounds of nature that came through the French doors each night. The staff were so friendly and...

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An Authentic Saint Lucian Experience! Dear Lauren D, During the holiday season more than ever, our thoughts turn to those who have made our progress possible and in this spirit we sincerely thank you for your unwavering support throughout the year. All the best to you and your family in the New Year. Thank you for this glowing review of...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only stayed one night. Very comfortable bungalow with amazing outdoor shower. Breakfast was included and was very good...made to order eggs, yogurt,fruits,etc. Great relaxing at the pool. Took the guided tour of the gardens and the demo on how cocoa is processed. Really??? They get into this huge pot, barefooted,and whirl away!!! Situated in the caldera here, one is just...

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

An Ideal Location When Visiting Saint Lucia! Dear Happyme_13, At the close of another year, we pause to send you Season’s Greetings. Because the goodwill of those we serve is the foundation of our success, it is our pleasure at this holiday time to say thank you as we wish you continued success and happiness in the New Year. Thank...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week at Fond Doux. The place was fascinating a working plantation. The people were all delightful and helpful. The cottages were comfortable without being super luxurious. Ours was high up with a great view of the plantation and surrounding area. The downside being that it was a hike to get up to it - but we coped....

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Fond Doux - A Unique and Perfect Vacation Destination! Dear Philip G, Wishing you a wonderful holiday season and prosperity in the New Year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and all the best to you and your family. Many thanks for submitting a Tripadvisor review. We are happy to read that you...

St. Lucia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked in here last minute on a local recommendation. Straight away we were welcomed warmly by everyone we came across. We had arranged to stay for a couple of nights whilst we sorted out the rest of our trip. We were put up in banana plant room. A lovely double room over looking the forest. As it's the rainy...

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Fond Doux –The Perfect Place for Beautiful Beginnings! Dear MontyHarps, Season’s Greetings! Thank you to all our guests for your continued loyalty and support throughout the years. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor audience. The entire Fond Doux team including Lecia, Regina, Dennis and the breakfast ladies are extremely pleased to hear...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • 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
Location: Caribbean > St. Lucia > Soufriere Quarter > Soufriere
Price Range: $264 - $449 (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 Romantic Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Green Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Spa Hotel in Soufriere
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“Banana is very private, HIlltop Mango is a perfect temperature with the wind and has an amazing view.”
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“No TVs, so just plan for a quiet and relaxing time!! We stayed in Mango... it was a climb up a hillside but the view was lovely!!”
 of 5 bubbles laurend728, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“People with mobility issues will be challenged, but go there if you are up to it!! It's a pretty neat place.”
 of 5 bubbles happyme_13, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Our room overlooked the forest, windy in rainy season earplugs a must at night”
 of 5 bubbles MontyHARPS, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Nice room, just got a bit hot in the daytime , no ac but at nights it was cool and beautiful .”
 of 5 bubbles cheryll986, Nov 19, 2016 | Read review
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