The most beautiful botanical garden I have ever visited. Thought it was bigger, but still a great place to visit.
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Nice tropical rainforest garden - if it is not raining. Bring an umbrella or raincoat and wide brimmed hat. Walkways and bridges are usually slippery. There is a restaurant and a souvenir shop on site.
The most gorgeous tropical garden I have ever seen. Walked thru each and every area and it was spectacular.
Not many visitors when we were here. Allow one hour. Maps of the gardens are provided in English.There are more than 3,000 varieties of tropical blooms interspersed with tropical ponds. Very nice, modern museum (but only in French) that gives more explanation of the area....More
Bonjour, Merci pour ce commentaire... toutefois, il semblerait qu'il y ait un confusion de site. Il n'y a pas de...More
Gorgeous colors , well done path between those flowers and plants,suspended bridge as if made of the woods from forest,tropical and subtropical garden with many caribbean plants like bamboo and others & Japanese,Java, Malaya. Beautiful colonial house at start and hummingbirds. Enjoy the beauty of...More
We really enjoyed the beautifully manicured and curated gardens, the suspended walking bridge and the wonderful views from up the mountain. Lots of shade. Easy to get to on bus #25. You cannot access bus #25 from the bus terminal adjacent to the cruise port....More
If you want a good appreciation of tropical fauna in Martinique and beyond then this is the place to visit. Located about 15 minutes by car north of Fort-de-France, Jardin Balata is a well laid out and beautiful botanical garden. The palm grove is particularly...More
A well laid out garden, with clearly differentiated areas for different types of plants & styles of gardening; excellent variety of trees and plants, complemented by lily ponds, fish, and a rope-bridge style aerial walkway offering a different perspective on the trees and plants. We...More
Very impressive gardens with good restaurant, views, rope bridge walk wAy and lots of humming birds. Good gift shop and bus number 25 stops outside . 13 euros 50 to enter. Port area of Martinique quite run down so worth a trip up here for...More