Who would guess that behind the walls of this partial fort is lush gardens. Winding trails take you along the beach. Stop to listen to the carved bamboo structure playing the most beautiful sound. We even bought a Key West Red plumeria.
About West Martello Tower
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Place is free and close to beaches. Lots of flowers, plants, water fountain, bathrooms and they give you a map upon entrance for a self guided tour. August 6 was day of visit
We loved it. Amazing garden in an old fort. They had climbing fig trees which made me feel like I was in Cambodia.
This is not what we were expecting but it is a very quiet and peaceful place with lots of local pretty flowers and run by volunteers and donations . A nice place right on the ocean .
The gardens offer a self-guided tour with a wide range of flowers and unique plants that are great for photo ops. The garden is also on the premise of an old fort which makes it kind of neat.
This old fort has an amazing display of a large variety of plant species. So many beautiful orchids in the orchid garden, some bonsai trees, local varieties, plumeria (my favorite), and so much more! There is a water fountain there, which comes in handy as...More
This is an old fort that the garden club took over and turned into a beautiful garden setting that would be of interest to anyone. Its located right alongside the beach so there is a nice breeze and a lot of shade and sitting areas...More
The West Martello Tower is now run by the garden club. They have done a wonderful job restoring the grounds and making a peaceful garden area. There are banyan trees, coconut trees, a small butterfly garden, 2 gazebos, beautiful orchids and a small beach. It...More
Great history intertwined with beautiful gardens. Located right on the beach. Very beautiful setting. And it's free. Lots of local greenery and some very exotic plants and flowers as well. Lots of opportunities for great pictures.