Fond Doux Holiday Plantation in St Lucia is a 19th century colonial plantation hotel set in nature amidst the lush, tropical foliage of St Lucias breadbasket
Fond Doux Holiday Plantation has a jewel of a setting, nestled in a lush, cool tropical valley within Saint Lucia's World Heritage Site . With the famous twin Peaks of Gros & Pet it Piton behind them, you could not find a more picturesque holiday location . Fond Doux is the oldest working holiday plantation in the Eastern Caribbean, established since the 19th Centaury . Although Fond Doux has Ten unique cottages to rent, it has not forgotten its roots and strives to keep the plantation running, just as it used to be . This is not a "tourist show" but a living, breathing estate where you can feel the pulse of Saint Lucia and its amazing people . Fond Doux Holiday Plantation has become a certified member of Green Globe International . This prestigious position gives the plantation and by extension St . Lucia visibility on the International marketplace . It makes Fond Doux a recognized leader in environmental conservation on the island that other businesses in tourism are benchmarking against . Fond Doux Holiday Plantation is a vacation destination unrivaled and unmatched in its offering authentic St . Lucia and Caribbean Hospitality . Colonial style cottages are your accommodations, ideal for guests who appreciate history and nature set in this tranquil paradise . Some of these cottages were due for demolition in other parts of the island . Seeing history and culture about to be destroyed, the owners of Fond Doux brought the cottages to the plantation . They were then lovingly restored, preserving and keeping the Creole Architecture; the hand carved details, fretwork, wooden-shingle and hip configurations, which makes each cottage unique . The cottages are situated with care, surrounded by light whispering breezes, serenity and birdsong that infuse the atmosphere . The estate comprises of well kept pebbled trails with gentle walks among the Cocoa Trees, Bananas, Coconuts, Coffee, Nutmeg, Cinnamon and a variety of Citrus . The Lamontagne trail, named after the owners offers a lovely view of the Pet it Piton and Jalousie Bay . Fond Doux Holiday Plantation is also open to day-trippers wanting to learn about Cocoa production and/or wandering around the tropical grounds . Guests are free to partake in the "Cocoa Rina" dance . This daily ritual is part of the Cocoa production process and is done to polish the Cocoa beans before roasting . The Jardin Cacao Restaurant is one of two restaurants on the plantation and is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner . It makes the most of St . Lucian ingredients . Indeed the fruit and vegetables come form the estate which is one of St . Lucia`s rare certified organic farms . During the day, the tropical garden gives shade and colour to the Bamboo-timbered restaurant . In the evening, flambeau touches and candlelight provides a warm ambiance . The Mama La Terre Spa has recently opened its doors and is committed to creating the relaxing atmosphere that is conducive to renewing mind, body and soul . Treatments include Swedish massage, manicures and their signature treatment, the Chocolate scrub and wrap . Whether you are looking for a hard earned vacation, a picture perfect wedding or an extra ordinary Honeymoon retreat in Paradise, Fond Doux can deliver it all and then some . They seek to offer you a real, valued welcome to their island . Fond Doux Holiday Plantation is a unique property in St . Lucia . Being a certified organic farm selling locally and a member of Green Globe they lead the way in Sustainable Tourism in St . Lucia . These cottages accommodations are refurbished to the highest standard, with delightful balconies to the tranquility . They were voted the "Second Best Plantation Retreat in the World" by the Guardian Travel newspaper and were recently awarded a "2012 Certificate of Excellence Award" by Tripadvisor . Travelers consistently commend their property with the highest praise, and Trip advisor have recognized their 4 . 5 rating as an exceptional achievement .
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