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Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden

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Address: Domaine de L'enfoncement | Anse Royale, Mahe, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Phone Number: 4371313
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We had a guide from masons travel guide us round so this helped identify the many plants and spices that were around the garden.different times of year bring different spices so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't bother going on a herded trip to Praslin to see the Coco de Mer, see a number here in comfort, plus get to hold one and see giant tortoises

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a guide from masons travel guide us round so this helped identify the many plants and spices that were around the garden.different times of year bring different spices so will be dependent on when you go as to what is out in seed or flower.theres a small shop to buy spices and other gifts a nice little stop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

These gardens are situated near the mountainous centre of the island and are definitely worth a visit even if you are not a tropical plant but like I am. There are a great number of species to see with an excellent selection of Coco de Mer palms and other endemic species. The restaurant serves delicious food with excellent views from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located at the entrance of the garden of spices overlooking Anse Royale it is not a proper restaurant, but an oasis of relax where you can have good time for lunch and enjoy creole cuisine after visiting the botanical and spice garden. The building is traditional and old style but comfortable, staff kind and friendly. Cuisine offers a range of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is obviously the result of hard work and devotion from its late creator and his dear wife, who remains at the helm to carry his to torch. The effort put in gathering the different plants is highly noticeable. If you are a nature and plant lover, you will fall in love with the variety of trees and plants... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Beautiful? Yes. But the walks are extremely steep, even for fit people. Hot, incredibly humid and did I mention insanely steep? We had two weeks on the island and I still wish we had skipped it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Excursion in addition to the beaches is not as pronounced in the Seychelles.A stop here gives meaning when you go around the island.Knowledgeable guides on site.A little sad to see animals in cages

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We traveled with Mason's Travel from the Coral Strand Hotel on a island tour which included the Spice Garden we thought it was a to shorter visit but interesting there is one called the four species in which the tour guide asks you if can smell them all we managed was three,it's a pleasant walk about, looking at all different... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

A pleasant walk round this spice garden viewing all the trees and vegetation whilst our guide explained what each offers in the away of cooking and medical remedies. Entry was 12 Euros per person but very interesting and worth considering a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Had very nice sunday lunch here. On sundays they have creole buffet menu which are grilled fish, chicken curry, vegetable curry, rice and bowls of different salads. All the ingredient comes from their garden, so i am never worried about freshness. Try if you can!

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