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Soroa Orchid Botanical Garden

Soroa, Cuba
+53 48 578700
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The Ibbos

Our trip to Soroa had a lovely surprise in our personally guided tour of the Botanical Gardens... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Ibbo2018
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Sydney
Lovely walk in the garden

We came here in the afternoon after a 5 hours hike and it was a lovely oasis for us. Walk between... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Barbora M
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Soroa, Cuba
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+53 48 578700
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"beautiful orchids"
in 7 reviews
"pinar del rio"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"guided tour"
in 4 reviews
"break from the hustle and bustle"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful location"
in 2 reviews
"take your time"
in 2 reviews
"wander around"
in 2 reviews
"natural setting"
in 2 reviews
"english speaking guide"
in 2 reviews
"worth checking out"
in 2 reviews
"visit this place"
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"labor of love"
in 2 reviews
"steep hill"
in 2 reviews
"nice walk"
in 3 reviews
"walking path"
in 2 reviews
"plants"
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Our trip to Soroa had a lovely surprise in our personally guided tour of the Botanical Gardens. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Ibbo2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We came here in the afternoon after a 5 hours hike and it was a lovely oasis for us. Walk between blossoming plants, if you get tired you can sit on a bench in one of the shaded areas. Explore all corners of the garden,...More

Thank Barbora M
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

The Soroa Orchid Botanical Garden near Vinales in the west of Cuba is a must visit if you are in the Vinales area and love plants. The gardens are famous for their collection of rare and unusual orchids, many endemic to Cuba. It is the...More

Thank photofrenetic
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

Beautiful plants in this natural setting. Now a research faculty of the University of Artemesa, the Orquideareo Soroa was founded in 1943 by Dr Tomas Philipe Camacho from the Canary Islands as a living memory first of his daughter who died when she was 21...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

It is so interesting to see the largest selection of orchids in the Western Hemisphere and to learn what parks and gardens in the USA acquired their orchids from Cuba. Its worth your time and stop.

Thank SaltLifeAdventurer
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

the guide is very informative and does a great job' this garden is one of the best touristical places of cuba

Thank bestsZagreb
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

What a surprise. was absolutely lovely. we had a guided tour and there were great orchids and other plants. beautifully kept and organized. a complete surprise.

Thank MikeBirdman
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

Great natural place to discover different Cuban native plants. You'll enjoy to discover and visit the Orquideario as the light dims and wildlife activity starts

Thank CarlosIturraldeCE
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Our tour group was guided through this delightful garden by Ernesto who was very knowledgeable about the trees, shrubs and flowers. And proud of what was on show, despite it being winter. It contained lots of familiar if semi-exotic plants and the orchids were a...More

Thank Gakeitse
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Stunning collection of a range of plants, ranging from tiny orchids to massive trees, all in a beautiful setting.

Thank tmccoydc12
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lovegessies
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
I was there in July and they were in full bloom. Due to the climate in Cuba they should be in bloom while you are there.
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PDXmaven
December 9, 2016|
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Response from DoctorToxic | Reviewed this property |
There was an English-speaking guide when I visited in August, who was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Allow 1-2 hours for a visit.
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Lissette G
December 5, 2016|
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
There is no gift shop. As others have mentioned, there is a juice bar and usually one local musician selling CDs at the top of the trail.
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