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Romney Manor, Basseterre

(4.3/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Step into a historical tropical paradise at Romney Manor, a 17th century sugar plantation with lush, rainforest-like gardens overlooking the ocean. Once owned by the great-great grandfather of Sir Thomas Jefferson, the estate now attracts visitors with its colorful, biodiverse, tropical gardens. You can also witness vibrant tye-die fabrics being created at Caribelle Batik, the onsite shop. Don't miss the giant 370-year-old African Saman tree and the black stones with Amerindian carvings. Arrange to visit Romney Manor and other attractions in Basseterre using our Basseterre vacation trip planner.
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  • Romney Manor was once a working Sugar Cane plantation, founded by Thomas Jefferson's 5x great grandfather. There are remnants of a lime kiln as well as a molasses operation. For those interested in cr...  more »
  • We took a taxi tour of the North Island perimeter road loop from the cruise ship port. Stops included a drive thru Basseterre Town, Romney, Brimstone Fortress (good), Blood River (non event), Old Road...  more »
  • We enjoyed this stop - as it was on one of our excursions from a cruise ship. W\e would gave liked to learn more of the history though. The gardens are beautiful and the bell tower a pretty photo spot...  more »
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  • beautiful historic place