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Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden

Address: Domaine de L'enfoncement | PO Box 3037, Anse Royale, Mahe, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Phone Number: 4371313
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Ranked #9 of 24 Attractions in Mahe Island
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks

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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The lunch we had here was one of the best we had on the island. The gardens are very old and charming. The owner spoke with us and shared some interesting history and information. Just lovely.

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Zurich
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Very tranquil, beautiful gardens - quite a bit of a walk from the bus station. We were there on a Sunday and had the lunch planteur - delicious! You can try so many different typical dishes. If you can, go on a Sunday and have lunch there.

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Triangle, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We both being foodies and me a Chef love learning about Spices and La Jardine Du Roi did not dissapoint. Up in the mountain with wonderful view. To see everyday spices growing and what they look like on the bush/tree was a real eyeopener. Nutmeg, Vanilla, Mace, Cloves and so many many more amazing. The little Restaurant was was also... More 

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california
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I had a lovely afternoon walk and lunch on the terrace. Do explore all the different paths. If you are lucky the owner will be there and share with you her experience growing up in the Seychelles.

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Mahe Island, Seychelles
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Sampling the variety of creole food which is always delicious. An early visit to the spice garden is a must. Well kept.

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Perth, Western Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We were not interested in viewing the Spice Gardens as we had seen some beautiful ones in Sri Lanka, but we had heard about how good the ice-cream was here from other TripAdvisor reviewers so decided to drive up to have a look and take a break from the beaches and to sample the ice-cream! I chose an ice-cream bowl... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The spice gardens was a definite highlight of our trip and made a nice contrast to the stunning 'Bounty quality' beaches. We drove up to the gardens and explored the very attractive grounds for around 2 hours, taking in the vast variety of spices, exotic plants and darting bird life. A very restful and peaceful place to wander with soft... More 

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Ashdod, Israel
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Lovely gardens with lots of bizarre plants and trees. Spent about an hour visiting the gardens and the ate lunch at the restaurant on site. Good food and fair prices, but the best part was the view! The restaurant finish working at 15:00 so plan your visit accordingly.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
6 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We enjoyed our trip to these gardens. We spent about an hour walking around the trails and matching all the numbered exhibits to the free guide. It was lovely to see all the exotic fruits and spices. My personal favourites were the pineapples and the avocado tree. There were some giant tortoises in pens and these attracted any visiting children.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A wonderful little retreat in the middle of nowhere that gave you a workout and a bit of an appetite that you wanted to come back and have the home-made lunch. Not to be missed. Also possibly the best ice-cream ever - had mint, cinnamon and lemongrass (separate scoops) and the flavours were amazing. Go walk, find some spices that... More 

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