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Tendacayou Ecolodge & Spa

At a Glance

    Pros

  • boardwalks rather than scary ladders to the tree houses
  • fun, funky, quirky and inventive
  • a boutique jammed with wonderfully exotic clothes and treasures from Thailand and elsewhere

    Cons

  • open-air sleeping might be too rustic for you
  • no beach (but sea views and a pool)
  • no phones, TVs, or in-room Wi-Fi

Tendacayou Ecolodge & Spa Review

This complex is the result of a remarkable 10-year saga, as an expat French family learned to live off a parcel of rain forest, building tree houses for their large brood, then building additional ones for paying guests, as well as a seafood restaurant, Le Poisson Rouge. The publicity and the ensuring business gathered in this move from a Swiss Family Robinson existence to the front cover of the popular L'Express newsweekly allowed Sylvie and George Carreyre to then build a wellness spa. Like everything else they built, it has its own personality, with professional therapists, moderate prices, and a magical zen environment. The newer accommodations are more upscale, romantic, wildly colorful. bungalows with gingerbread fretwork.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Matouba La Hauf, Deshaies, Basse-Terre 97126
  • Phone: 0590/28–42–72
  • Website:
  • Location: Basse-Terre

    Hotel Details

  • 7 one-bedroom bungalows, 2 three-bedroom bungalows.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 03-12-2014

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