Jardin de Balata, Fort-de-France
(4.6/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web)
Wander and observe exotic plants and flowers in the beautifully sculpted Jardin de Balata. Explore the gardens, nestled in the jungle-class mountains of the island, and set around the designer’s childhood Creole home. Take winding paths through expertly manicured gardens, or traverse suspended pathways in the trees, affording spectacular views of the site and its surrounding countryside. Consider bringing comfortable shoes, as the trails can be hilly at points, and be sure to bring along a camera to capture the picturesque vistas. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Jardin de Balata by using our Fort-de-France trip itinerary maker.
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  • Do in Martinique, the garden of Eden that is certain! Hummingbirds at the beginning of the course, plants and trees, an unforgettable experience!
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  • Very nice ride in a nice Park, beautiful plants and sometimes unusual access in strollers not recommended the baby carrier will be better because lots of walking approximately 1 h 30 walk a2h
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  • Such a variety of flowers and trees, all more beautiful than the other. Scenery with amazing views of the sea and the island of St. Lucia visible when the sky is clear. The course in the happy trees large and small. Balata is one of the must-sees of Martinique.
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  • It's that 5 stars is the max, but really Balata Garden deserves 6 out of 5 stars! A great place to visit if you like flowers, trees and nature in general. The entrance fee is pretty steep, but very well worth it! A must-visit, if you're on Martinique for your vacation.
  • The garden is very big and nice. You can see a lot of different plants and trees there. If you rent an audio guide, you'll learn a lot of the history of the garden. If you want to see all of it, you would need at least 2 hours.
  • It's a nice garden with a lot of tropical flowers all together
  • A very beautiful place. In addition to many different flowers there are a few places to watch hummingbirds.
  • One of the best botanical garden I ever seen