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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 26, 2015

I have only recently started reviewing my trips for Trip Advisor, but St Lucia is the now 14th island in the Caribs I have visited. I suspect that if you were to be asked for an iconic image of the Caribs, you would say The Pitons. So everybody wants to be there or thereabouts and everything within ten miles is...

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

Thank you for your review. Dear MaGeBo We want to thank you for your recent visit and for your review on TripAdvisor. We’re always pleased to hear from our guests as we learn much from their comments, and it is their endearing reviews that have garnered us two TripAdvisor Awards of Excellence for both our hotel and our restaurant. Fond...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed January 23, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited Fond Doux in October 2014. I do not remember the name of the cottage, but it may have been Papaya. The best thing about this place is the staff! The staff was very helpful and kind. I really do hope that they're treated well by the owners/management as they deserve to be. The food was...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS WONDERFUL REVIEW! Dear Victoria, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of your recent stay with us. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your significant other at our Plantation Paradise. We are immensely pleased that you were happy with your cottage, the food and beverage offerings, the way our grounds are...

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed January 19, 2015

I spent a solid week researching St Lucia and given its size we moved around 3 resorts in 2 weeks to ensure we covered the entire island. Having now done it I would highly suggest just heading to soufriere and either staying put or launching from there! I don't generally write reviews and safe to say we like high end/boutique....

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS ENDEARING REVIEW! Dear KFMR, Thank you for this wonderful review. Wow, you have definitely covered all aspects of Fond Doux and the wonderful services we offer. We are delighted that you had such an amazing stay and that our staff made such a great impression on you. We are very pleased to learn that you were...

Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely loved our stay here - we didn't want a pretentious hotel or busy resort. We wanted somewhere to relax and feel no pressure. We definitely chose right!  The place is an absolute gem, full of charm. We stayed for 4 nights in the Treehouse - a very spacious room with a good sized outside seating area. Huge 4 poster...

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

THANK YOU FOR THIS WONDERFUL REVIEW! Dear Walamb75, Thank you for writing this wonderful review of our beautiful resort. We are delighted that you loved every aspect of your stay with us: the accommodations, the food and beverage offerings, the grounds, the various amenities, and the impeccable service that our staff continues to deliver. You definitely chose right; we are...

Cortland, New York
Reviewed January 18, 2015

We have always focused our adventures on beach destinations. Ths time we wanted to try something different. and St. Lucia provided the perfect opportunity.After much research we settled on Fond Doux since it offered value in what we hoped was a unique setting. We certainly werre not disappointed. It had everything we hoped for , mountain views( we chose a...

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THANK YOU FOR THIS SHORT BUT VERY MEANINGFUL REVIEW! Dear SteveHouse, Thank you for sharing your vacation experience at Fond Doux with the world. We are thrilled that you were satisfied in choosing Fond Doux Plantation & Resort as your vacation destination, and that you were happy with the accommodations, the food and beverage offerings, the flora and fauna, the...

Davidsonville, Maryland
Reviewed January 17, 2015

Fond Doux is ideally located in St Lucia, close to nice beaches (Sugar beach) and attractions (sulfur springs, waterfall, botanical garden). We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the location on a plantation makes it unique and memorable. There is a nice pool area with library where we spend a few hours, the staff was very helpful and friendly, the breakfasts are...

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

THANK YOU FOR THE UNIQUE REVIEW! Dear Michel W, Many thanks for this wonderful review and we are pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful time during your stay with us. Our intimate rainforest setting certainly makes for a uniquely, personalized St. Lucian experience and we are indeed glad that we were able to share that with you....

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stayed for one night to reduce the travelling whilst visiting the south, we had previously had lunch the day before and enjoyed so much we were really looking forward to our stay. We stayed in Angelina which was massive! As our stay was so short we did not really make the most of this beautiful plantation house. Whilst it...

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

THANK YOU FOR YOUR AMAZING & VALUABLE CONTRIBUTION!! Dear Flo3510, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience with the TripAdvisor community and for confirming that our resort is indeed great value for money. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay here at our Plantation Resort. The Angelina Villa is one of our authentic gem at...

Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed at Fond Doux for one night on the 4th January 2015. The welcome was first class. Our baggage was taken to our beautiful cottage, whilst we enjoyed a welcome drink. After settling into our accommodation, we really enjoyed our evening meal along with marvellous entertainment provided by a local band. Everyone at Fond Doux was prepared to go...

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

Dear Robert C, Thank you for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor! We are delighted that the welcome to Fond Doux was indeed first class and your stay was the icing on the cake of a wonderful St. Lucian holiday. This is indeed a powerful endorsement for all who helped make it happen. We do believe in the saying that...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed January 5, 2015

My best friend got married here last October. The wedding party stayed and played here! The staff was great and so helpful. They even got me some green mangos with lime and salt, that i used to eat when i was a kid. The rooms were gorgeous ( a little hot a times with no AC). The forest was gorgeous...

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

THANK YOU FOR ENDORSING THE WEDDING OF THE YEAR SOUFRIERE EXPERIENCE!! Dear Anavpierpont1903, Many thanks for your glowing feedback and for endorsing the Wedding of the Year Soufriere Experience. Soufriere is indeed one of the most beautiful corners of the island and boasts some of the most scenic and romantic locations for the perfect St. Lucian wedding. Orchestrating this wedding...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed January 2, 2015

A water pistol on the breakfast table. A Coqui frog in the bathroom singing its "Cook-ie" mating call. A gentle Lucian breeze wafting over me while I shower (from the partly open roof). Where am I? Most definitely in St Lucia. Not a generic resort. This is a 5 star EXPERIENCE. Much more than just a place to stay. At...

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

THANK YOU FOR THE DIFFERENT FIVE STAR REVIEW! Dear Marysvillian, What an in-depth review! The poetic nuances listed of this St.Lucian experience is indeed a powerful endorsement coming from a senior tripadvisor contributor. On behalf of the entire Fond Doux team we would like to thank you for sharing such an authentic review with the rest of the Tripadvisor family...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: $226 - $393 (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 Green Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Spa Hotel in Soufriere
#2 Romantic Hotel in Soufriere
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“We were in Hilltop Orange - it had great views, plus an outdoor shower and plunge pool. Significant steps and uphill walking, so maybe not for everyone. ”
AnnetteNh, 1 week ago | Read review
“The rooms way above the trees are awesome, but you have to be in shape! The walk up is no joke.”
amandawH3309NJ, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Depends how much you want to spend - all seemed good”
Bizquik, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Are great and unique and lovely showering with the outside coming in and assigned staff are wonderful friendly and couldn't do more loved being in the sky with hummingbirds and frogs and sense building built from the environment around it's a treasure ”
E3609YGannies, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Cinnamon was great little cottage, tucked away, regular visits from Hummingbirds, Banana Quits and of course a resident Ghecko or two.....bliss. NO TELEVISION to spoil the tranquility.”
patsyb751, Mar 12, 2017 | Read review
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