Lazaretto Gardens

Not much more than a side attraction, these beautiful gardens are nice for a quick break from the beaches, restaurants, and shopping to just walk around and relax.

Guests who visit Lazaretto Gardens will see plenty of native and non-native plants, all set along a path. While it is no hiking trail, the gardens do give a taste of a nature and a chance to get an idea of what kind of plants were growing before Barbados was developed.


Lazaretto Gardens is located in Wanstead, a neighborhood in St. Michael Parish; it's to the north-northwest of Bridgetown.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to pick from in the area near these gardens. The most proximate eatery to Lazaretto Gardens is New York Pizza, which serves Italian dishes. It's only about a few hundred yards from these botanical gardens, so stop by and dig in! Cin Cin by the Sea and Shiso offer additional dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction. At Shiso you and your companions should eat some Asian cuisine and experience the culture of Barbados.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that like botanical gardens, and would like to see others, might check out Orchid World and Flower Forest; the first and closest of which is six miles to the east of these botanical gardens. You'll find at least one or two other places of interest in the area, including 3Ws Monument, which is a half mile away Wanstead. You might want to also consider making the trip to Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center, which is another nearby attraction.

If you can't wait to see as many of Barbados' attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near Lazaretto Gardens
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
3Ws Monument Other Attraction 0.4 mi. (4.3 km) E Wanstead
Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and Visitor Center Other Attraction 1.7 mi. (1.7 km) SSE 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Tyrol Cot Heritage Village Museum 2.0 mi. (3.3 km) ESE 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Bridgetown
Statue Of Sir Garfield Sobers Other Attraction 2.2 mi. (0.9 km) SSE 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Bridgetown
Cricket Legends Museum Museum 2.3 mi. (0.7 km) S 0.4 mi. Northwest of Bridgetown
Montefiore Fountain Other Attraction 2.8 mi. (0.6 km) SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Jewish Museum Museum 2.9 mi. (0.6 km) SSE Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados National Heroes Gallery Museum 3.0 mi. (0.7 km) SSE Downtown Bridgetown

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Location: Black Rock Main Road, Wanstead, Barbados


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