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Jardin de Balata

KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 78 41 73
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Beautiful Gardens and Birds

I am not a big plant person, but I was impressed by the beauty and variety here. The view is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
travloften
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Boston, Massachusetts
Beautiful Garden in a Beautiful Country

All of Martinique is like one big garden, so to walk through an area dedicated to being a garden... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jancal26
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New York City, New York
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Just discover the most beautiful flowers, trees of martinique in the best creation of jean philippe thoze throught the visit of his grand mother property
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“canopy walk” (14 reviews)
“the bus” (18 reviews)
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KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am not a big plant person, but I was impressed by the beauty and variety here. The view is incredible, and the flocks of humming birds are amazing. A definite "Must" when visiting Martinique.

Thank travloften
Reviewed 1 week ago

All of Martinique is like one big garden, so to walk through an area dedicated to being a garden filled with native plants is extra special. This is a great area botanical site to decompress, and as it is in a mountain area, you get...More

Thank jancal26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As said, this botanical park gives you a great overview of the Carribean plants and flowers. A bit overpriced to me, but worth to be visited.

Thank Edouard B
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Value for the money. Adults: 13€ A walk through the garden will take you app. 1 -1,5 hour. Beautiful flowers and trees/palms. Stunning view. Colibri birds. Must visit in the mountains. The ride to the garden is also beautiful.

1  Thank Andrea F
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We took a private cab up and ended up using the public bus to come back to town. This is a very pretty garden in the tropical rainforest part of the island. The staff was very courteous and helpful, and thankfully spoke English as well...More

2  Thank Michael J
Reviewed July 2, 2017

It's really worth the trip up from the capital. It's a huge garden with all kinds of tropical plants - flowers, palms, trees, and the main rooms of the former owners decorated as they were more than a century ago. Also interesting: The pathway through...More

1  Thank Holger M
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Very enjoyable excursion with a guife that was simply terrific. She knew everything about everything! Totally captivating. The gardens were beautiful and the suspension bridge was pretty cool. Would recommend if you have about 2 hours to spare.

Thank ms_tinkerbell1
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Anyone who enjoys beautiful gardens should visit here. Unfortunately it was raining during our visit so we probably missed out on some things - however, it was worth getting wet for! Beautifully laid out and perfectly maintained. We recommend a visit here.

Thank Takapuna
Reviewed June 7, 2017

had only a day because was on a cruise. Opted for the round trip bus. Was only about $5. Took bus number 25 and was like a 15 min drive or so up and back from Fort De Franc. This garden was one of the...More

4  Thank tonybaseballyankees
Reviewed May 25, 2017

A very nice place to visit. Many type of hibiscus flowers. Very accessible. Hanging bridge offers great views. Great panoramas of hills and mountains with tropical forest

1  Thank mishu2k2
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Marion R
September 14, 2017|
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Response from Celeste S | Reviewed this property |
I would go with the first two responses. We bumbled around, but people were friendly and helpful and we eventually found the cemetery and bus 25. We paid the bus driver cash and he explained the ticket was good for the... More
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musicetc123
February 10, 2017|
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Response from adelinul2000 | Reviewed this property |
Better have the breakfast in FDF , there are many nice places to eat breakfast, and have the digestion walk in Balata and the lunch in the restaurant next to balata. It is a bit isolated , you will see. From FDF to balata by... More
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Pat M
February 6, 2017|
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Response from florence g | Reviewed this property |
We paid the entrance with a Visa credit card.
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