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A Serene and Sustainable Escape in Soufriere, Saint Lucia

Fond Doux Eco Resort, located within the UNESCO World Heritage site of Soufriere Saint Lucia. Situated on a historic 19th Century working Cocoa Estate, the resort spans 135 acres of picturesque rainforest landscape, cocoa fields, and tropical gardens, providing guests with an small oasis for your stay in Saint Lucia.

The accommodation are available in one and two-bedroom options. All are designed in a rustic and charming plantation-style and uniquely decorated. Madras prints, warm wood floors, wood and rattan furnishings and beamed, vaulted ceilings evoke the resort’s colonial heritage. Off-white walls feature vibrant works by local artists, and most bedrooms have four-poster beds.

Some Key Features & Initiatives:

  • Eco-Friendly Practices: The resort is committed to sustainability, being 100% Saint Lucian-owned, managed, and staffed. It has earned a Green Globe certification for its efforts to preserve and protect the island's natural resources.
  • Farm-to-Table Cuisine: Guests can enjoy a "plantation to plate" dining experience at the Bamboo Restaurant, where freshly picked fruits, vegetables, and spices from the organic plantation are used to create fresh Creole dishes.
  • Power and Water Conservation: Fond Doux implements various conservation efforts, such as heating water through solar panels, using energy-efficient lights, low-flow toilets, and offering the option to reuse linens and towels.
  • Supporting Local Community: The resort works closely with local communities, emphasising the training and hiring of Saint Lucians. It sources goods from local suppliers, supports local industry, and promotes Saint Lucian culture through its offerings.
  • Plastic Reduction: Fond Doux is dedicated to reducing single-use plastic, replacing plastic bags with paper bags, eliminating plastic straws, and using biodegradable products in place of plastic items like cups and cutlery.

A unique guest experience:

  • Accommodations: The resort features 19 uniquely styled and decorated cottages equipped with modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, Phone, In-Room Safe, Refrigerator, Coffee/Tea Maker, Separate Sitting Areas, Kitchenettes, Mini bar, Sofa Bed, Bathrooms, Showers, Toiletries & Hair Dryers.
  • Activities: Guests can indulge in a range of activities, from cocoa plantation tours and chocolate-making demonstrations to cooking lessons, rum tasting, and cocktail mixology classes.
  • Spa and Weddings: The Mama La Terre Spa offers rejuvenating treatments amidst a lush tropical setting. Fond Doux also provides various wedding packages for intimate ceremonies or larger celebrations.

Fond Doux Eco Resort stands out as a peaceful and sustainable haven in Saint Lucia, offering guests a blend of luxury, eco-consciousness, and authentic Caribbean experiences amidst the island's natural beauty and rich heritage.

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