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El Explorador Gardens

Calle Jaramillo Alto, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 720-1989
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Not so great

Maybe wrong time of the year...but the "gardens" were not kept well, not may flowers. Looks like... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Snink007
via mobile
Magical place

I love these gardens. We have been here twice quite a few years apart. The lady who owns the... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
suzanochka
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Temecula, California
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At El Explorador Gardens, we offer 5 acres of walking trails where you can explore to your heart's desire. Our walking trails include views of our coffee plantations, fruit and vegetable gardens, hundreds of different varieties of flowers, exotic plants and all kinds of interesting quotes and figurines made out of 100% recycled materials placed strategically among the gardens. On weekends, you can enjoy our coffee shop as well. Additionally, we have a junior and a master suite available for our visitors.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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LOCATION
Calle Jaramillo Alto, Boquete 0413, Panama
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+507 720-1989
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Maybe wrong time of the year...but the "gardens" were not kept well, not may flowers. Looks like someone put together junk to "decorate ".

Thank Snink007
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I love these gardens. We have been here twice quite a few years apart. The lady who owns the property is special and it is her personal philosophy that adds charm and inspiration to her garden. To get there you need a car and the...More

Thank suzanochka
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The beautifully landscaped garden has wonderful creatures made from material you would find in nature and is an excellent place for your children to run around and play, even has swings and a merry go round. Covered areas to explore and have a picnic with...More

Thank Mi C
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A misnomer if Ive ever seen one. Its just a looping trail on a small piece of land kept open so the owners can pick up a little extra change. It did one redeeming quality in its favor and that is a somewhat fair view.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It is a very original place and a fantastic garden. You can enjoy with the family. We really liked the scenery.

Thank Mustafa K
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Having lived close to El Explorador gardens, I have made several visits during different times of the year here. what a fun place to spend an hour or two and to bring visitors. The views are great, the gardens beautiful and the quirky art work...More

1  Thank dancelessons
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I strolled these gardens on my own today---- relaxing walk in the beauty of the flowers and shrubs with a smile at the humor in the surrounding art! I found 3 swings to enjoy ! Located very close to Boquete. Is hilly so not w/c...More

Thank fpcrow
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This garden is decorated with reused, upcycled goods like blenders, toasters, sewing machines, and old TVs. There are lots of old license plates painted over with words of wisdom (in Spanish, of course). It's quite cute to be honest.

Thank ElizabethVS336
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This place is amazing. What a fun and whimsical adventure. The clever signs posted around are great for those of us learning Spanish. Humorous, witty and wise. Gardens are beautiful and the hosts were so gracious and welcoming. Going back with a friend next week!

Thank Shelly6319
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I have to say, this was probably one of the least-expected and more memorable experiences I've had while traveling. El Explorador is basically someone's very large yard, front and back, that has been decorated in a most whimsical and DIY way with found objects and...More

Thank KrysiaHW
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