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Jardin de Balata

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Just discover the most beautiful flowers, trees of martinique in the best creation of jean philippe thoze throught the visit of his grand mother property
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KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 64 48 73
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a ship's tour to see the gardens in Martinique. They were lovely but had to chase several rain showers, but this did not take away from enjoying this tour. Also walked on their aerial swinging bridge which was very slow due to only 2...More

1  Thank Donna48315
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The garden is beautiful and the hanging bridge exciting and fun and gives a great perspective. The garden was masterfully designed and this is a plCe worth visiting. We have beautiful photos as a memory.

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

A beautiful garden with aerial walk way. Bit lacking on picnic spots, but worth the trip up the mountain.

Thank Storyteller364065
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The garden is a labour of love of Jean-Philippe Thoze, a horticulturalist and visionary. It is not the largest or most exotique garden in the Caribbean. It is, however, a sublimely curated garden that tells a story. It is perfect for families as it is...More

Thank Magentalee
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Even if gardens are not your thing, you can't fail to be impressed by the Jardin de Balata. The scope of the garden itself is incredible, with an impressive variety of flowering plants. It's most certainly a feast for the eyes. The restaurant on site...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

My wife was attending a conference, so I set out alone for the day and stopped at these gardens on the way back from hiking at Mt. Pelée. Wonderful. Such variety, well organized with a lovely series of walking paths, covered places to sit waiting...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The flowers and plants here seem to be out of the movie Avatar. 5ere are a variety of trees, flowers and other plants that I have never seen before. The Jardin has a path to follow to weave through the different areas of the gardens....More

Thank MissDawnAnn
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We visited the Balata Garden as part of a Disney cruise port adventure "Historic Plantation and Tropical Garden". This place is amazing! We've never seen some of the plants they have there. Walking through, the gardens reminded us of the planet "Pandora" from the movie...More

Thank lionfan91
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Worth visiting, especially when the weather is cloudy, and the sun is not too high. Lots of plants and exotic trees. Just follow the signs through the garden to not miss anything. There is even a walkway up in the trees if you are not...More

1  Thank Jeanmarc3
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful garden with with a variety of flowers. Thoroughly enjoyed walking through the garden with wonderful views

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8 March 2018|
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Response from Stacy B | Reviewed this property |
13 Euros which is about $16.00
Barbara M
4 February 2018|
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Response from Debut6 | Reviewed this property |
No it is too far. About 30 minutes up a very steep windy road. Very cheap on the bus though but the timetable is a little Caribbean!! 1.20Euros each return CHEAP
Anne C
17 January 2018|
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Response from Debut6 | Reviewed this property |
use the bus 1.20euros return bus 25