Photo courtesy of Fond Doux Holiday Plantation
Fond Doux Holiday Plantation
From the moment you touch down on the grounds of the 135-acre working cocoa farm, a stay at the Fond Doux Plantation feels like a step back in time. It begins in your suite, one of 15 19th-century cottages that have been lovingly restored by owners Lyton and Eroline Lamontagne in the colonial style, with traditional gingerbread trim, four-poster beds, and pastel walls. Though some cottages have private plunge pools, you’ll want to make your way to the cascading main pool, which overlooks a verdant rain-forest glen. If all this sounds a little sleepy, don’t fret: A free shuttle is available to whisk guests to nearby Sugar Beach, and frequently rotating minibuses pass the hotel on their way to restaurants and shops 10 minutes away in Soufrière.
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