Jardin de Balata, Fort-de-France

4.6
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.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Jardin de Balata
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Jardin de Balata Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
3,506 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • All simply magical sublime the atmosphere smells really magical bridge in the trees j was surprised at what points the framework is exceptional lush multicolor fish
    View original
  • I highly recommend this stop of greenery, of calm and coolness in Martinique. The flora is exposed and it is a pleasant walk.
    View original
  • Beautiful place where we regularly go back children as parents are thrilled with the diversity and beauty.
    View original
Google
  • A very lovely place offering both amazing garden and lovely views of Fort-de-France and generally the western coastline. You have to climb the ropeways in the trees to get the best views though. If you're afraid of heights then you will definitely enjoy the rich flora available in the garden. It is also very well kept - neat and tidy. You should visit if you're around Fort-De-france.
  • Wonderful garden and good audio guide proposed at the entrance. I suggest visiting the parc in the morning.
  • A great place to have a walk. It is very well maintained. A great place to take a picture of kolibries
  • Beautiful gardens with a good sized walk and plenty to take in and explore. Loved the high rope bridge and the playground for my boy was great too. Lovely little cafe joined onto this place. Highly recommend this place!
  • Nice gardens, and a fun little canopy rope bridge to get some lovely views! Our sat nav took us a bizarre way to get there which was a little stressful but was a nice afternoon out. Worth a visit! Theres also amazing ice cream round the corner called cafe matilda.. Oh my days. Lush!
Places to stay near Jardin de Balata

Plan your trip to Fort-de-France

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Jardin de Balata by other users

1 day in Fort-de-France BY A USER FROM MARTINIQUE November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Martinique BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Martinique BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Martinique & Fort Lauderdale BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Milan & Martinique BY A USER FROM ITALY December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Martinique BY A USER FROM ITALY December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Guadeloupe, Martinique & St. Lucia BY A USER FROM ROMANIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Martinique BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Martinique BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Martinique BY A USER FROM CANADA December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Martinique BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Martinique BY A USER FROM CANADA December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans