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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  • We took a taxi from West End to the garden, but I would do the little main road bus to Sandy Bay next time. Either way, pretty cheap and easy to reach this little oasis. It's $10/person to enter the g...  more »
  • We enjoyed a short visit to Carambola as part of a day tour during a cruise. While it wasn't prime time for blossoms and certain plants it was very interesting to be right in the midst of the rain for...  more »
  • the series of trails meaner through a rustic natural jungle environment. Specific plants of interest are clearly marked and rest area are scattered frequently around the gardens. THe mountain trail ta...  more »