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Jardin de Balata

KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 78 41 73
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The most amazing garden!

Value for the money. Adults: 13€ A walk through the garden will take you app. 1 -1,5 hour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrea F
,
Oslo, Norway
via mobile
Very pretty and good time.

We took a private cab up and ended up using the public bus to come back to town. This is a very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael J
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Orlando, United States
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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
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Value for the money. Adults: 13€ A walk through the garden will take you app. 1 -1,5 hour. Beautiful flowers and trees/palms. Stunning view. Colibri birds. Must visit in the mountains. The ride to the garden is also beautiful.

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a private cab up and ended up using the public bus to come back to town. This is a very pretty garden in the tropical rainforest part of the island. The staff was very courteous and helpful, and thankfully spoke English as well...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's really worth the trip up from the capital. It's a huge garden with all kinds of tropical plants - flowers, palms, trees, and the main rooms of the former owners decorated as they were more than a century ago. Also interesting: The pathway through...More

Thank Holger M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Very enjoyable excursion with a guife that was simply terrific. She knew everything about everything! Totally captivating. The gardens were beautiful and the suspension bridge was pretty cool. Would recommend if you have about 2 hours to spare.

Thank ms_tinkerbell1
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Anyone who enjoys beautiful gardens should visit here. Unfortunately it was raining during our visit so we probably missed out on some things - however, it was worth getting wet for! Beautifully laid out and perfectly maintained. We recommend a visit here.

Thank Takapuna
Reviewed 7 June 2017

had only a day because was on a cruise. Opted for the round trip bus. Was only about $5. Took bus number 25 and was like a 15 min drive or so up and back from Fort De Franc. This garden was one of the...More

2  Thank tonybaseballyankees
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A very nice place to visit. Many type of hibiscus flowers. Very accessible. Hanging bridge offers great views. Great panoramas of hills and mountains with tropical forest

Thank mishu2k2
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We visited the Jardin de Balata during a cruise stop in Martinique. The gardens a very beautiful with a wide variety of plants in a serene setting. Jardin de Balata is beautifully landscaped and very well maintained. As you might expect in a Caribbean gardens,...More

Thank radx4
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Glorious gardens set within beautiful surroundings. We got here easily by local bus, enjoying the scenic drive up. The gardens are well set out and there is a route around that is easy to follow so you see all the highlights of the gardens. Great...More

Thank KatomeriKaf
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Wonderful place well set filled with peace and harmony. I am a définit fan. Photographers will also enjoy their time in the garden. Kids will find their share with the trees track and the games. After visiting you should definitely have a meal at their...More

Thank Michel C
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musicetc123
11 February 2017|
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Response from adelinul2000 | Reviewed this property |
Better have the breakfast in FDF , there are many nice places to eat breakfast, and have the digestion walk in Balata and the lunch in the restaurant next to balata. It is a bit isolated , you will see. From FDF to balata by... More
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Pat M
7 February 2017|
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Response from florence g | Reviewed this property |
We paid the entrance with a Visa credit card.
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dawdreams
12 January 2017|
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Response from carole c |
Bonjour, il y a des taxis sur le quai de la pointe Simon à Fort-de-france. Nous ne connaissons pas les prix pratiqués. contactez MADININA TAXIS au 0596.70.40.10 Si vous le souhaitez vous pourrez vous rendre au jardin de... More
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