Jardin de Balata, Fort-de-France

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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. By using our Fort-de-France day trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Jardin de Balata and other attractions in Fort-de-France.
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  • October 4, 2017
    My last vsit to Les Jardins de Balata was 15 years ago . I returned yesterday with visiting relatives and was pleasantly surprised that although no longer owned or managed by Jean Philippe Thoz , it h...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Very nice, well-kept garden. We have discovered, over the aisles, flora Martiniquaise know lush. From the beginning of the visit can be seen hummingbirds at the level of the dwelling. In the middle of the route appears bridges of wood and strings that brings you slowly discover the tops of the trees. You will have a breathtaking view. On the bottom of the garden, a little isolated... is a pouregional Park children. For you relax, discover and learn the different local vegetation can recommend without hesitation balata gardens. I go there regularly with friends and family and I do not get tired... For the residents of Martinique, you can make the card to the year at the same rate.
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  • October 3, 2017
    On the way to the North not to miss the garden of BALATA, plants and trees of flowers everywhere and if you have the chance of beautiful spiders. Anyway we went there twice already and we will return.
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  • June 26, 2017
    Exotic plants in an extraordinary place. Superb views down the valley, educational experience as well because of the signs posted throughout the garden. Quite expensive but worth if you like gardens and parks. Great experience!
  • February 7, 2017
    This is marvellous and lovely garden. Well organized, a lot of plants, flowers, etc. However I would not say this is the best place on Martinique as some rankings say. Worth seeing, but some beaches and rhum distilleries may be more original and unique for the island. Similar tropical gardens can be seen in other parts of the world as well, so it is nice, admirable, but not number one.
  • February 13, 2017
    Wonderful experience We visited the park during a cruise. We had a wonderful time and loved the lush green atmosphere and the beatiful colors. The highlight is the path in the trees, wooden suspension bridges between the trees high above the garden. A good mix of jungle feeling and organised path. If you prefer lone hiking in the jungle do not go there but rather use one of the many hiking trails further up the mountain. But if you do not want to get your shoes dirty this is the place to go.
  • December 24, 2016
    Very beautiful. Was a fun activity. The family really enjoyed this and would do it again.
  • January 9, 2017
    Amazing tropical garden well worth admission. They do a combo discount ticket with the zoo that a good deal.

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