Carambola Botanical Gardens & Trails, Sandy Bay

(4.1/5 based on 220+ 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 was a Quick Hike (40 min or so) with a great view of Sandy Bay. Not sure it was worth the $10 admission fee.  more »
  • The gardens were very well kept, properly and informatively marked and equipped with several spots to stop throughout the gardens to relax and absorb the sourounding nature of the jungle. A map was pr...  more »
  • Just a lovely and simple way to get outside and enjoy the flora and fauna of Roatan. And maybe meet a parrot or a sweet kitty cat!  more »