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Palmetum Santa Cruz Jardin Botanico

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Great collection of palms

The walk through the botanical gardens takes about an hour +. This is possibly the largest... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jim M
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Interesting.

If you like a palm tree, then this place is worth a visit. Cheap entry too. Had no idea there were... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Sandra D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The walk through the botanical gardens takes about an hour +. This is possibly the largest collection of palms anywhere, we took the available audio guides which we found very helpful and helped to ensure you saw everything. Not a tour that would fascinate many...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

If you like a palm tree, then this place is worth a visit. Cheap entry too. Had no idea there were so many different types of palm tree. Unique & interesting. Lovely walk around the gardens. Great view of Santa Cruz too. Free parking, but...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Visited the palmetum on what started a cloudy day. So glad we ended up here. It was a lovely quiet day, nice gardens and great views. The city rubbish dump has been converted into a great attraction. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful palm garden. All kinds of palms and very green and well maintained botanical garden. Nice place to spend an afternoon and enjoy exotic palms near Parque maritimo and Auditorio.

Thank AriHelsinki
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The palmetum was a lovely and very informative place, great views and very well kept, teeming with wildlife, the only thing that prevents me giving this a 5 star is that all the information beyond the plants names and original location is in the guide...More

1  Thank VeganBenP
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We walked to the Palmetum without really knowing what to expect, and when we arrived we didn't think that it looked that appealing. We considered not bothering going in, but decided that as the entrance price was quite reasonable we may as well go and...More

1  Thank KeithJenner
Reviewed April 26, 2018

What was previously a large high rubbish tip in 1970,s is now a large and varied palmetium, with great mixture of trees, flowering shrubs, trees and cacti. Some super views and easily accessible, with lift for those who can't do stairs. Definitely worth a visit,...More

Thank Tallsally2323
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Be sure to check out the exhibit and film left to the ticket entrance first before starting your walk to the right of the ticket entrance. Best to go in a generally anti clockwise direction. The Palmetum has good viewing spots and seats. Signs are...More

Thank JJawandering
Reviewed March 22, 2018

A place which used to be the city dump at 1970's has gone through a total face wash and turned out to be a very beautiful garden. A 40m high hill is now a place where one can see examples of various palm trees around...More

1  Thank Pasaatituuli
Reviewed March 19, 2018

We enjoyed this garden as it had such a variety of palm trees and they were grouped according to the area of the world which they came from. There were good views over the city and especially of the Opera House. The indoor display explained...More

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cathy s
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Response from PJBS | Reviewed this property |
€6 for adult non residents, €3 for residents. Prices on their web site palmetumtenerife
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Racheleve
April 8, 2018|
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Response from William H | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We stayed in Costa Adeje,and buses to Santa Cruz are easy.Takes about an hour and cheap enough. Once you get to Santa Cruz terminal, it's 10 minutes walk along the seafront. Enjoy.
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