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Jardin des Parfums et des Epices

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Beautiful garden

I was born in Réunion but never visited this gardens before and I have no regrets. The guide really... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2019
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A must stop visiting the island

What a nice place to visit and buy fresh spices. Is is a tiny tropical garden that lifted our soul... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2018
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7 Chemin Forestier Mare-Longue, Saint-Philippe 97442, Reunion Island
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

I was born in Réunion but never visited this gardens before and I have no regrets. The guide really gave a lot of details on mainly plants and also flowers. If you like to know more about what you're looking at then go ahead with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Line_from_Dublin
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

What a nice place to visit and buy fresh spices. Is is a tiny tropical garden that lifted our soul and mind in a rainy day😊 Ended up being one of the best day spent in La Reunion. It is located in the most humid...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

After getting there we noticed a sign in french / english / german telling us about the tours of the garden. After some inquiries we got told in french that there are only guided tours in french available, so we decided against the tour and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful old and diverse garden and passionate people running it. Worth a stroll but even more a guided tour during which you'll for sure learn a lot about tropical flowers, trees and spices. Well done! They also sell a beautiful home grown vanilla.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed August 26, 2017

The Jardin is a very nice sort of botanical garden some 600 metres above the sea level in the middle of large forrest. It offers a variety of more than 1500 species of plants, flowers, herbs and spices with the air impregnated by a slight...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Arne S
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

For all friends of nature and plants this is a MUST visit! The name is maybe a bit deceiving because really this is a lush rain-forest type private garden of probably at least 1 hectar which you walk through on your own or with a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

The garden is in a private property located in the municipality of Saint Philippe, Southwest of the Reunion Island. There one can really enjoy at the sight of marvelous plants, some of them with incredible multicoloured flowers, most of which, as so derives from the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 20, 2017

We stopped over on our way back from viewing the lava flows and "lava church" and are so glad we stopped! My husband speaks French, so was able to translate what the guide was saying. The guide was very charming and humorous. It seems this...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ingrid A
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

The garden is wonderful but they only offer French speaking guides. There are no signs of anything, so if you don't speak French quite well it will only be a garden with a lot of plants to you. On top, I found their shop to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Anja W
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful garden, very friendly guide, practical with children. You can also buy organic vanilla and essential oils from their estates.

Date of experience: February 2016
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