For those who favor peaceful rusticity and historic charm over hermetically sealed, gadget-centric modernity—and really, on an island so lushly alive, why wouldn't you?—a stay in a Creole cottage at this restored Green Globe–certified eco-resort should cure whatever ails you. Fond Doux's 135-acre organic plantation has been an active agricultural farm off and on for some 250 years, growing cocoa and exotic fruits and vegetables such as star apples, mangoes, guava, and breadfruit. The 12 simple gingerbread cottages were moved from Castries to the rainforest gardens here and lovingly restored, all uniquely different, but many with gleaming wood floors, handcrafted fourposters, and locally made bamboo lamps. Some, like the Hilltop Coconut Cottage, are terraced in the forested ridge. The resort's "deluxe" one-bedroom unit, the Angelina Cottage, is a 160-year-old Creole house (saved from demolition) with a spacious two-floor spread. All rooms have balconies or patios and ceiling fans but no air-conditioning. The resort restaurants, the Cocoa Pod and Jardin Cacao, are nestled in the estate gardens; the menus showcase produce grown here on the plantation grounds.