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Jardin de Balata

KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 78 41 73
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Gorgeous Gardens

We visited the Jardin de Balata during a cruise stop in Martinique. The gardens a very beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ellicott City, Maryland
Beautiful Botanics

Glorious gardens set within beautiful surroundings. We got here easily by local bus, enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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3 days ago
“Gorgeous Gardens”
2 weeks ago
“Beautiful Botanics”
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KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 78 41 73
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Jardin de Balata during a cruise stop in Martinique. The gardens a very beautiful with a wide variety of plants in a serene setting. Jardin de Balata is beautifully landscaped and very well maintained. As you might expect in a Caribbean gardens,...More

Thank radx4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glorious gardens set within beautiful surroundings. We got here easily by local bus, enjoying the scenic drive up. The gardens are well set out and there is a route around that is easy to follow so you see all the highlights of the gardens. Great...More

Thank KatomeriKaf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place well set filled with peace and harmony. I am a définit fan. Photographers will also enjoy their time in the garden. Kids will find their share with the trees track and the games. After visiting you should definitely have a meal at their...More

Thank Michel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired a car and drove up the centre of the island. You get to see these lovely gardens which are set out very well and blend in with the surrounding countryside. If you arrive reasonably early you should get to see the hummingbirds at...More

Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must seen place if you visit Martinique. The atmosphere of this garden is amazing due to the wonderful flowers and hummingbirds.

Thank Zengő N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb tropical garden. The suspended tree walkway was scary but worth doing. Great variety of trees and spectacular flowers.

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the garden as part of a cruise excursion. The garden was a good size - you didn't have to feel like you had to walk around for hours and hours. It was beautiful and we loved looking at the different plants and flowers....More

Thank MsMNyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful three hours or so, wandering around the botanical gardens. We took an accoustiguide which added some fun and extra information. Even though it get's a lot of visitors, it doesn't feel crowded. Especially if you can set your own pace (slowly) and...More

1  Thank larissakorporaal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully set botanical garden with local and Asian flora. Very picturesque and almost surreal. Theres a suspended canopy walkway through a part of the garden but very easy and highly recommend. Restaurant on site too but we didn't visit

Thank Krysztof J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are beautiful and the drive from Fort de France to get to the gardens is equally enjoyable. With that said we walked through the gardens in less than hour (we did not do the audio tour). The tree walk was extremely fun and...More

1  Thank dchen666
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How far are you from the main town? (We will have a car). Do you serve breakfast?
10 February 2017|
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Response from adelinul2000 | Reviewed this property |
Better have the breakfast in FDF , there are many nice places to eat breakfast, and have the digestion walk in Balata and the lunch in the restaurant next to balata. It is a bit isolated , you will see. From FDF to balata by... More
Pat M
Does the garden accept credit cards for entrance fees and if so which ones do they accept ? Planning a visit from cruise ship via bus on March 7,2016. Thank you.
6 February 2017|
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Response from florence g | Reviewed this property |
We paid the entrance with a Visa credit card.
My family of 5 wants to go to Jardin de Balata by taxi. We are arriving on the Royal Clipper, I'm not sure where they anchor or maybe dock. Are taxis readily available? What is approximate cost of taxi for 5 people?
12 January 2017|
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Response from carole c |
Bonjour, il y a des taxis sur le quai de la pointe Simon à Fort-de-france. Nous ne connaissons pas les prix pratiqués. contactez MADININA TAXIS au 0596.70.40.10 Si vous le souhaitez vous pourrez vous rendre au jardin de... More
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