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Mount Scenery

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Address: Windwardside, Saba
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At 3,000 feet, Mount Scenery is the highest point on the mountainous island...

At 3,000 feet, Mount Scenery is the highest point on the mountainous island of Saba and can be reached via a difficult hike through the rainforest.

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Every review I read about My Scenery said it was a must. Guaranteed, the top view was obscured and therefore did not allow for a view of below which may "cloud" my opinion, but I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2016
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Every review I read about My Scenery said it was a must. Guaranteed, the top view was obscured and therefore did not allow for a view of below which may "cloud" my opinion, but I was also hoping for a better experience during the climb. Take lots of water, good shoes, walking stick, something to wipe your brow along the... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Not an easy hike, but I made it to the top despite not being particularly fit. The sign at the entrance says the hike takes one hour and a half each way; I'm slow so it probably took me about 2 hours. I seriously recommend grabbing a tree branch or bringing a walking/hiking stick for support. Overall a very nice... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Strenuous but beautiful. Wear shoes with good tread it is slippery and you will work up quite a sweat.My wife and I are both runners but she had all the exercise she wanted when she reached the top. There are worlds here that Those of us in the mid-western United States have only seen on TV. If you are in... More 

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Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Amazing trail, with gorgeous views. The plans vary along the walk together with altitude. There are no mosquito or other bugs bothering you, it just is a delight (not an easy one though ! You have to be fit). The temperature gets fresher with altitude also, which is nice. Even if you're often in the mist up there, don't forget... More 

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Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Mt Scenery was definitely a high point in our trip to Saba (pun intended). It took my husband and I about 2 hours to hike up from Windward Side, with frequent stops to look at the amazing vegetation and wildlife. The top 3rd or so is cloud forest, with dense, lush greenery everywhere. Giant ferns, huge heliconias, flowering trees, birds... More 

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Gray, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The hike up Mt. Scenery, though a little arduous in a few places on the trail, it is very much worth it to see all the different types of plant and animal life. And if you so happen to catch the very top of Mt Scenery without clouds (the very top is a cloud garden and is cloud covered 95%+... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Climb to the top is a great way to see the island from up high. Excellent views on the way up. There are steps in the steeper places. It's a strenuous hike, but not too much for a 50+ year old. Unfortunately the top was in clouds by the time we got up there. We still saw a lot below... More 

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Bunnik, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The hike to the top of Mount Scenery, which is not only the highest point on Saba, but also the highest point in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is quite challenging. The last part on the Mt Scenery stairway is very slippery and gets very muddy at the very end (with ankle-deep mud). I would therefore recommend sturdy hiking boots... More 

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Middletown, Ohio
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The difference in the climate at this height was amazing versus at sea level. Very lush and tropical.

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Kralendijk, Bonaire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The first time I went up it was clear blue. When you are all the way up you receive a nice scenery. The second time was foggy up on the top and you don't see a thing. The path up is nice but can be slippery when wet. It took us about 1,5 hour to reach the top and 45... More 

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