Carambola Botanical Gardens & Trails, Sandy Bay
(4.2/5 based on 190+ 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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  • We visited with a group of 12 people and were given a nice tour by the founder of the garden. A lot of hard work and care was put into the gardens, and we got a lesson on the different fruits that com...  more »
  • We walked here from Mayoka Boutique Hotel and ended up spending a couple hours. Do wear good bug repellent! (They sell it if you forget.) The map was helpful, staff friendly. Amazing hummingbirds, som...  more »
  • My son and I wanted a little diversion from our scuba diving routine, so we decided to take a hike into this place. This garden displays numerous botanicals such as the cocao and coffee plants, hyacin...  more »