St. Lucia: Fond Doux Plantation Wins Magaellean Award


The trophy mantle at Fond Doux Holiday Plantation is getting full! Known for its romantic, intimate and private collection of luxury cottages, the resort been recognized by the Magaellan Awards for its excellence in room design.

The 2013 Silver Magellan Award Winner in the Hospitality under the Standard Room Design category was picked from entries received from top travel organizations and professionals worldwide.

“The Magellan Awards are selected by some of the industry’s top travel organizations, so being selected a Magellan Award Winner is a tremendous honour,” said Fond Doux owner Eroline LaMontagne.

The award comes on the heels of a Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor for the second consecutive year. In 2012 Fond Doux Holiday Plantation received two awards of excellence Trip Advisor for both the Jardin Cacoa restaurant, and the on-site accommodations themselves.

Through 2013 Fond Doux has built on its success with some physical additions to its existing operation as well as expanding its Green themed operations and programming.

This year Fond Doux will undertake a $2 million addition to enhance its health and wellness experiences on its authentic working plantation, which includes the construction of 5 NEW deluxe cottages with rainforest showers and plunge pools, refurbishing of the existing cottages, a larger lobby with a new lounge area in the main building, refurbished spa and new gym.

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