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Fond Doux Plantation & Resort

Soufriere 250 St. Lucia
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#5 of 11 hotels in Soufriere
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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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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
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Books, DVDs, music for children
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Board games / puzzles
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Foot bath
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Phil Crone wrote a review Nov 23
Dallas, Texas11 contributions
Quintessential St. Lucia. The only thing that rivals the beauty of this property are the incredible people who work here. The nature trail near the Treehouse where we stayed leads, in 8 minutes, to a great view of Petit Piton. Leascia (may have spelled her name wrong) and others provided great service for every meal and drink. Be sure to take the property tour with Clinton. Really fun guy with a lot of knowledge. The owner came and visited with us before we left. Just a great experience. Had the whole place to ourselves pretty much unfortunately due to Covid the island is missing tourism. Can’t wait to come back in more normal times even if the crowds are there with us. Be sure to have the Cocoa Fond Doux drink, we had too many to count. Book all allowed excursions through the front desk and they just add it to your tab. Property tour, beach shuttle and delicious breakfast are included.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Jake W wrote a review Nov 9
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Hotel's Favorite
We had a fantastic time for a week in the Fond Doux Plantation, an eco-friendly resort owned independently. From Alec at the bar, Regina and Lucia in the restaurant as well as Jenny and Tina at reception all were so welcoming and lovely and made a week that was difficult due to covid restrictions amazing. It was nice to have a drink with the owners, a down to earth couple, a nice difference from the usual PLC owned by an investment fund. The resort itself is covered with trees, flowers and bamboo where you can see all types of wildlife wondering around including hummingbirds, lizards and frogs - as well as a lovely trail to have a great view of the petit piton. Its a beautiful place if you love nature. The rooms itself was lovely, a beautiful 4 poster bed and lovely deck and plunge pool. My only issue was no pool cover on the plunge pool - needed a cleaning anytime i wanted to go in!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Eroline Lamontagne, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jakew24, Thank you for your unwavering support and for taking the time to share your story. We are glad that despite all the chaos happening across the globe with this pandemic that you chose to escape to our eco-resort to immerse yourself in pure nature. It was indeed a pleasure having you here with us and we are thrilled that you had a lovely week stay. Do stay safe and we hope to see you again on your next trip to our beautiful island of Saint Lucia. Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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Alex_R_2005 wrote a review Nov 8
Chicago, Illinois11 contributions1 helpful vote
Came with a group of friends for 3 days as a part of our stay in St. Lucia. The island is wonderful. FD offers a very nice unique setting in the rainforest. Absolutely beautiful natural experience. All individual bungalows/villas. A small resort pool. Very nice people working at the resort although be prepared for a slower ‘island pace’ when it comes to service. The facilities are nice, but some wear and tear is noticeable. Wasn’t a big deal for us as we were a part of a group visit and stayed busy. The food at the restaurants was good. A very special shoutout to an absolute star - Alec, the bartender. He stood out as someone who understood and cared for our needs better than most. You could picture him at a Ritz Carlton in New York or LA- a real pro. Alec made a number of situations workable and pleasant for us when they could have turned difficult. Just a class act all around. Thank you, Alec!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from Eroline Lamontagne, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Alex_R_2005, Thank you for sharing your experience with the travelling public about your groups birthday celebration at our eco-resort. We are excited to read that overall that you were contented with the resorts facilities, food offerings and our authentic legendary hospitality. Alec is definitely a class act, glad he was able to assist with your needs. Do stay safe and we hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Saint Lucia. Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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pagedan wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom10 contributions2 helpful votes
Spent 2 weeks here and it's a lovely setting.. beautiful grounds surrounded by fruit laden trees, forests and wildlife. The restaurant and bar service was great with a changing menu based on the days fresh produce. And the effort put in to maintain the grounds was clear. We were quarantined at the property but never felt trapped.. the hotel organised excursions and activities.. the Scuba diving with Chester was outstanding.. plus sailing and snorkelling. But... they let themselves down a bit. It's a luxury resort, but the level of attention to detail and cleanliness was lacking. I appreciate that they've been closed most of the year and it's a difficult time to reopen and get everything going again after months of lockdown. But i expected more. That said, when we did complain they reacted well so that's a positive. Overall i'd say go there. But take insect repellant. And enjoy…
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Eroline Lamontagne, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Pagedan, Thank you for your support during these unstable economic times and we are delighted to read that all in all you enjoyed your overall experience. We remain committed to the safety of our employees, guests and communities as we continue to implement and update all the necessary covid protocols. We do hope to welcome you back in the foreseeable future. Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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Angel David L wrote a review Oct 2020
7 contributions
I had a very nice time on the hotel. I loved it. Nice weather, nice activities, really love it. They have a chocolate factory, actually the chocolate, so, plus they have a nice view of the pitons, the walk worth it.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Response from Eroline Lamontagne, Owner at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Angeldleal, The entire Fond Doux Team is pleased that you had an enjoyable experience and that all of the resorts facilities met your expectations. We would certainly love to have you back on your next vacation. Best Regards, Eroline and Lyton Lamontagne
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fond Doux Plantation & Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Fond Doux Plantation & Resort?
Nearby attractions include Pitons (0.8 miles), Zaka Art Cafe (2.2 miles), and Tet Paul Nature Trail (1.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fond Doux Plantation & Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jade Mountain Club, Martha's Tables, and Fedo's.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fond Doux Plantation & Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Fond Doux Plantation & Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Fond Doux Plantation & Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Balenbouche Estate Heritage Site (4.7 miles).