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We go to power walk on weekends

A very nice green area to walk with paths, hills, ponds. It has a lot of shade so we enjoy it since... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2015
janicemros
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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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Tranquil

Easy to get to from where I live in Carolina. Admission & parking is free. We paid $5.00 per person... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2015
Lisa T
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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

A very nice green area to walk with paths, hills, ponds. It has a lot of shade so we enjoy it since the sun is so hot here. Usually not many people. You can bring a picnic lunch.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank janicemros
Reviewed July 29, 2015

My 2 adult daughters and I were on a cruise and through Trip Advisor decided to try something a little different while in port and take a tour of Jardin Botanico. It did not disappoint! Carmen gave us a wonderful guided tour of the grounds....More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Easy to get to from where I live in Carolina. Admission & parking is free. We paid $5.00 per person to take a guided golf cart tour. It was worth it. Our tour guide was phenomenal. Her English was spot on, and she was very...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Lisa T
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Have you ever wondered where you can find a particular and specific plant, medicinal or not? Then you need to visit "El Jardín Botánico, while you enjoy the rest of the island's great attractions.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank VCRC57
Reviewed June 16, 2015

this is a hidden gem of 250 acres of gardens. free to get in. we paid $5 per person personal golf cart tour. worth every penny even the tip! the gift shop has seeds of plants I cant get in California. you can rent out...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Good place to enjoy nature. I learn a lot for gardering. You could walk all around, it has a nice shop.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Somayra G
Reviewed June 10, 2015

I went to the Jardin Botanico for a wedding celebration. The staff its amazing the views are excellent and the celebration was one to die for. We had a great time!

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Jardin Botanico is a wonderful oasis in the busy metropolis of San Juan, a very welcome respite from all the hustle and bustle of the busy city and the traffic. It can be a little hard to find but worth the perseverance. When we...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank Doug B
Reviewed May 26, 2015

A lovely, soothing green island in the metropolis of San Juan. We saw lots of birds and different plants, trees, and water features. We were given a fun guided tour by a young college student working there, and after the tour, she even gave us...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank highsheflies
Reviewed April 25, 2015

Ironically, it is easy to grow stunning tropicals in Puerto Rico, and I DO realize the focus is on native plants, but this place is dull, and hot, and uninspired. Whoever runs it should be fired, pronto. Just visit any botanical garden in Forida, Texas,...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Response from elxapo | Reviewed this property |
Do not think so. But call ahead....
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January 16, 2016|
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Response from Minerva R | Reviewed this property |
No, you must take a taxi. Its a few miles away.
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Flowerfarm
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
New Jardin Botanico in Caguas (4 Replies)
They just opened a new Botanical Garden in Caguas. It is very nice though not totally complete and still young plantings. It is on the ruins of a sugar plantation.. Sculptures, flowers, palms, butterflies. It is free admission for the next 10 days I think. It will be closed Good Thursday and Good Friday, open Easter Sat and Sun. If you have time, stop by- Off of Rt 52, exit 18.
April 01, 2007|
Response fromzaney|
Thanks for the great info Flower farm. Is this a private garden or operated by the conservation trust? Do you have a phone number or know what their hours are?
TassoCat
Freehold, New Jersey
Also Looking for private tour guide in Cienfuegos (56 Replies)
I will be in Cienfuegos in March for the day and am looking for a tour guide or to hire a taxi for the day. I have reached out to Fernando as per the prior topic. Does anyone have any other contacts? The Jardin Botanico Soledad is a definite stop for us. Also approximately how much would it cost to for 2 people to tour/taxi for about 6 hours? Excited and thankful for any insight.
February 04, 2018|
Response fromholachica1|
try those bicycle rickshaw taxies tour there everywhere they will take you around town the best
RayInPR
Rio Grande, PR
Tropical Flowering Plant Festival - Saturday, July 18 (0 Replies)
There will a tropical flowering plant festival tomorrow (Saturday, July 18, 2009) at the UPR Jardin Botanico in Rio Piedras from 9am-3pm. Admission is free. There will be displays of heliconias, gingers and other flowering tropicals; tropical flower arranging; seminars; workshops and plant sales.
July 17, 2009|