Fond Doux Eco Resort offers St Lucians a stay in nature
Become one with nature by booking your stay at the Fond Doux Eco Resort. The 19th century eco-resort offers an unforgettable nature experience like no other.
Located on the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Soufriere, the 250-year-old bird-rich property is breathtakingly beautiful and offers a romantic, intimate and private ‘eco-luxury’ experience for locals and guests alike. visitors.
Owners Lyton and Eroline Lamontagne resurrected this old plantation many years ago. Their passion for creating a haven that preserves the history, heritage and natural properties of this area is what makes this place so special.
The heart of the property is a group of rustic buildings comprising the original plantation house, a shingled cocoa fermentation shed with drying racks and two outdoor restaurants. Pathways lead to the 17 uniquely designed one and two bedroom cottages via lush green gardens with a plethora of tropical plants, wooden railings and signage.
The birdlife is incredible, and if you really want to experience the wilderness, the resort offers the Piton see nature Trail, a tour through the forest. The trail takes you to a ridge with a spectacular view of the Petit Piton. Hotel guests are also entitled to a free private tour of the estate, during which they can learn about the estate’s offerings and feast on an abundance of fruit.
The Chocolate Heritage Tour is the resort’s best tour. For just EC$100 or EC$140 with lunch, you can learn how to make your own chocolate from experienced chocolatiers. The sweet and gooey cocoa beans, also known as jungle M&M’s, grown on the property are fermented, dried and turned into the richest, most delicious chocolate you will ever taste and the best part is that you go home with your chocolate! Not to mention the Cocoa-rina dance, which is quite a sight but an exciting addition to the tour.
As a certified organic estate and member of Green Globe, Fond Doux Eco Resort practices a farm-to-table approach to its food. All produce used in the resort’s two restaurants is locally grown and harvested on the property. They serve a buffet breakfast with a variety of options including fresh fruit and local gourmet dinners that are sure to please your palate.
This summer, the resort invites residents to indulge in a nature-filled adventure as part of their special vacation. The price for a one bedroom cottage with AC is EC$758 per couple. Breakfast, a three-course dinner, and a three-course lunch with a cocktail of your choice are all included in the rate. Use promotional code: 758 when booking.
The Sweet Summer Fling Fund includes two nights paid and one night free at EC$1295 per couple in a one-bedroom cottage with air conditioning. The price includes welcome drinks and breakfast. Promo code: FLING22.
The resort is child-friendly, the staff are fantastic, and Fond Doux is conveniently located minutes from major St. Lucia attractions including the Pitons; The Sulfur Springs, “the only drive-in volcano in the Caribbean; » and the best dive sites on the island.
On Emancipation Day, Fond Doux Resort will unveil its new project, The Fond Doux Heritage Tour, in which visitors can visit the historic ruins located opposite the resort and gain first-hand knowledge of the rich history of the area. .
There is no need to travel for a vacation when you can stay in paradise at Fond Doux Eco Resort. Email [email protected] or call 758-731-3090 for more information and reservations.