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About Ola Brisa Gardens
Our tours are given by scheduled appointment only. While overlooking the Santiago Bay, enjoy a personalized tour of Mexico's premier, Pacific coast, multi-terraced botanical gardens - showcasing palms, plants and flora from all over the world. Please, email or call us to scheduled an appointment, for your personalized botanical garden tour. These tours must scheduled in advance. Tours are given Monday - Saturday at 9a.m or 9:30a.m.
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

You arrive at a beautiful hillside home of Tommy Clarkson. Who gives you an extraordinary tour of over 16 terraces of international palms, flowers and foliage! Spectacular!!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank margarita807
Reviewed January 1, 2019

My son and I took the Ola Brisa Garden tour on December 28, 2018 during our vacation in Manzanillo. Tommy our guide and host has created an amazing multi terraced garden which includes a huge variety of palms and plants from around the world. During...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Very nice reception, tour, and info about horticulture and local area. Be prepared to pay 400,000 pesos which helps cover water bill expenses. Maybe a pamphlet or snacks included would have been nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Our hosts toured us throughout the terraced gardens and explained the history of the gardens and future plans. They were gracious and answered every question our small group of 6 presented. Our friends were thrilled to be making a return visit as there is a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Larry F
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Cab arranged by Patty on time and clean. Met with mimosas. Much fun conversation. Great tour of personally created garden with world-wide influences. Wonderful brunch. More great conversation and then a tour of the house and its many interesting items. However, within a few days...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Ola Brisa Garden is very obviously a labor of love. This well planned and maintained garden is really a feast for the eyes. The transformation of this private home from the “before” photos is incredible. Tommy is very passionate about his hundreds of plants (palms,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marianne M
PattyClarkson, Owner at Ola Brisa Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks so much Marianne! I'm sorry that I didn't have the opportunity to meet you and your group. Healing has been a very slow process. I am glad that you enjoyed! Thanks again.

Reviewed April 7, 2018

My friend and I visited Ola Brisa and were blown away, both by Tommy's hospitality, (Patty was not available), and by the gardens themselves. The day begins, as others have said, with fresh coffee and conversation, followed by a tour with as much information as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank roystongirl2018
PattyClarkson, Owner at Ola Brisa Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks so much but as you know I have been recuperating for the past several weeks. I'm sorry that I didn't get to meet you...maybe next time! Thanks again for your wonderful review - it is truly greatly appreciated!

Reviewed April 7, 2018

We were invited to visit Tom and Patty's garden by friends at our resort...WOW! Are we glad we decided to go! Both Tom and Patty exude passion for their gardens/life. Beautiful and tranquil setting and so many species and such an enthusiastic presentation...you guys were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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PattyClarkson, Owner at Ola Brisa Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Love your title of your review! What a compliment. I am sorry that it has taken me so long to get back to you but I had a serious accident on March 11th and have been recuperating for the past several weeks. What fun! Again...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

We had the most interesting and informative visit to this lovely spot on April 2. 2018. We found the location on the internet and showed the driver who found it with no problem. We were greeted by Tommy the owner and over a welcome cup...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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PattyClarkson, Owner at Ola Brisa Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks so much for your great review. I'm sorry that I wasn't able to meet you but my recovery is taking what seems like FOREVER! I'm glad that Tommy could help you find your coffee beans and hopefully, if you are ever able to come...More

Reviewed March 11, 2018

Ola Brisa Gardens is a wonderful and magnificent place to visit. This is an absolute "must see" stop if you visit Manzanillo or anywhere within 500 miles. Personally, I would drive a thousand miles to visit Ola Brisa Gardens again. The Gardens are literally a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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PattyClarkson, Owner at Ola Brisa Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

WOW Michael! What a review and thank you so much for taking your time to give us such a glowing review. I am sorry that it has taken me so long to get back to you but I had a serious accident on March 11th...More

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Tommy the owner just does English tours.
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I am terribly sorry that you are having trouble reaching me by email. I had issues with my internet today perhaps that is the reason. I tried to enter our email address but this site will not allow me to do that. If you... More
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