Carambola Botanical Gardens & Trails, Sandy Bay

4.1
#6 of 14 in Parks in Roatan
Discover the many fertile trails and hikes of Carambola Botanical Gardens & Trails, a vibrant expanse of verdant scenery and wildlife. The tropical gardens stretch out 16.1 ha (40 ac), inviting you to explore luscious vegetation and find gorgeous views that overlook some of the hikes. Home to one of the world’s largest collection of Asian fruit plants, the gardens house the eye-catching, sun-colored Carambola star fruit; its shape and color make it hard to miss. As you wander through the undergrowth, keep an eye out for Roatan Guatusa rabbits feeding on the many nuts scattered across the forest’s floor. Take a tour if you want detailed information on the flora and fauna. Using our world travel planner, Roatan attractions like Carambola Botanical Gardens & Trails can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 8, 2017
    It you like botanical gardens, check it out. It is not full of flashy flower beds but it is interesting to see the variety of plants and trees native to the part of the world.  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    Very small--walked around in about 15-20 minutes on a self guided tour. $10 Admission, $20 if you want a guide. We didn't walk the mountain trail--very steep and slippery.  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    We had a great visit to Carambola botanical gardens. It is located across the street from Anthony Key resort. Dozens of special trees -- cannoball tree, mahogany, palm trees, coffee, cocoa, carambola ...  more »

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