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Jardin de Balata

KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 64 48 73
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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
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KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 64 48 73
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Reviewed today

The most gorgeous tropical garden I have ever seen. Walked thru each and every area and it was spectacular.

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank WImom
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank marinmel
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

1  Thank okmac
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank walker020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Lis1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tour which even the smaller kids liked. But we was there a sunday and it was hade to get lunch or something to eat. So take something with you to the kids.

Thank Agnesmamma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read about the gardens in a couple guidebooks and decided to visit. It was real actively easy to find in our rental car and there was plenty of parking. The tropical plants, spectacular scenery and large quantities of hummingbirds made for a marvelous visit....More

Thank davidahrens
Reviewed October 4, 2017

My last vsit to Les Jardins de Balata was 15 years ago . I returned yesterday with visiting relatives and was pleasantly surprised that although no longer owned or managed by Jean Philippe Thoz , it had not lost any of it's charm or prestige...More

3  Thank Majani2014
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December 8, 2017|
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Response from carole c | Property representative |
Hello, it's not possible to pay by crédit card on the bus. More informations on mozaik website
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November 28, 2017|
Response from Majani2014 | Reviewed this property |
I would say it would be better to take a taxi . I am not sure the bus would get you there .