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The Retreat Garden National Park

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The retreat managed by Bahamas National Trust

peaceful and quit although in Nassau, work in progress to be more touristy, but worthwhile all the... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2017
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Nice garden but be aware of other closures

If you are interested in properties managed by the Bahamas National Trust we strongly suggest you... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2017
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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Dec 22, 2017
“A must visit ”
Jun 19, 2017
“The retreat managed by Bahamas National Trust”
Over 175 different species of palm trees flourish at this 11 acre nature reserve, headquarters to the Bahamas National Trust.
Village Rd, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-393-1317
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

The retreat is not only a place with some wonderful examples of the fauna of the island where you can spend some time observing lots of different palms and other tropical vegetation it is also a venue for several seasonal social events. These include opportunities...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

peaceful and quit although in Nassau, work in progress to be more touristy, but worthwhile all the same

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 5, 2017

There were so many employees on the grounds, and no one seemed to be doing anything - while there was much to be done. There was trash on the grounds, path areas to be cleared. Why no signage? Why no history/info? When I did ask...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank VickyT1809
Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is an 11 acre garden on the east end of the island. There is a $10 admission fee. The retreat has a friendly staff and has well laid out paths and open areas. It really is a an example of a jungle of palm...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dennis2go
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in properties managed by the Bahamas National Trust we strongly suggest you start at the Retreat and get information there first. Staff are very helpful. The tourist literature and maps for New Providence and Nassau list a number of areas for...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank old-jogger
Reviewed January 17, 2017

As a gardener, this place was lovely. The photos posted by another reviewer are consistent with our trip. It was a lovely escape from the shopping, pools and crowds.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank dml14
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This lovely garden is beautifully laid out with many paths through the small forests and lawns. We were there just after the hurricane but the many staff were working hard to get it back to its pristine condition. UK National Trust card holders have free...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank mdeveria
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Found by using a taxi. Free entery to NP members, we paid $10 each. The map was helpful but did not cover all the plants numbered on the tour. No wildlife seen at all. May be more interesting at other times of the year.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank PLM47
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The best place for hosting a function. Centrally located. The grounds are well kept, and easily accessible.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank carolmP4734QK
Reviewed July 27, 2016

I had a nice vacation in Paradise Island, Bahamas. I went to the Retreat Garden National Park in Nassau. There was a great large selection of exotic palms, There are also many nice restaurants to choose from.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ben B
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