Carambola Botanical Gardens & Trails, Sandy Bay

(4.1/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This botanical garden was a 10 minute walk from our hostel. It was nice to venture out into local land such as this botanical garden. The entry costs $10 per person. They give you a map of the area an...  more »
  • We stumbled upon this garden and had a pleasant 1.5 hour stroll/hike. The flatter section takes you past some labeled trees and plants including bananas, ginger, cocoa and apparently an elusive breadf...  more »
  • We loved our hike here and all the plants you get to see. The hike to the top takes about a half hour, maybe more if you're stopping to look at everything, and it isn't terribly challenging. It feels ...  more »