Fond Doux Plantation & Resort in St. Lucia was on Tuesday honoured with an Experts’ Choice Award for 2016 from TripExpert, which rates hotels and restaurants around the world based on reviews from journalists and professional travel writers. “We are so honoured and humbled to win awards like this,” said Fond Doux co-owner Eroline Lamontagne. “Accolades like this are especially meaningful because they are based on reviews from the top guides and publications.
In addition to this new award from TripExpert the past year has seen Fond Doux Plantation & Resort earn numerous honours including a third straight Travel Weekly Magellan Award honouring the best in travel, as well as a fourth consecutive Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor, and a 2015 World Boutique Hotel Award.
With a TripExpert Score of 82, and with multiple endorsements from leading publications including Oyster, Lonely Planet and Fodor’s, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort is currently one of the highest rated hotels in Saint Lucia on TripExpert.com
Chris Blume, TripExpert’s Chief Content Officer, commented, “Our expert sources highly recommend Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, especially for its rich cultural experience.
They enjoyed the complete immersion into the Saint Lucian culture aided by staying in the authentic rustic lodgings located on an historic cocoa plantation.”
Lamontagne emphasised, “Our mission in Saint Lucia is to preserve our heritage and to educate our staff and guests on their environmental responsibility. We strive to ensure that we provide an authentic plantation experience to all guests who step foot in our resort.
“We are always striving to improve our sustainable practices and improve where we can, and this award tells us that we’re on the right track.”
As part of Fond Doux Plantation & Resort‘s corporate social responsibility, the resort has sponsored one of the contestants of the Fond St. Jacques Carnival Queen Pageant, Ms. Vernella Mathurin, who will be vying for the crown today at the Fond St Jacques Multipurpose Court.