Toledo Botanical Arboretum

A sustainable eco-farm that is completely food and energy independent, the Toledo Botanical Arboretum allows tourists to explore the softer side of Belize's flora in a controlled environment.

At the Arboretum tourists encounter over 55 types of trees, and are able to purchase preserves made from the fruit before they leave as well as perfume made from flowers grown on site.


Set in the heart of Toledo District, Toledo Botanical Arboretum invites local customers and visitors rooming in this section of Belize. Whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should feel free to stop by to check it out. It's northwest of Punta Gorda.

Two kilometers after the first Lubantuun exit is where drivers will find the entrance to the arboretum.

Nearby Restaurants

If the time you spend visiting the botanical gardens leaves your stomach stomach growling, don't fret -- you'll find numerous choices of lunch and dinner options near this attraction. Golden Restaurant, which offers Asian fare, is very close-by, making it a great option for garden visitors. It is only about within taxi range from these gardens, so check it out and try something off the menu. Ex-Servicemen's Bar and Waluco Bar and Restaurant are additional restaurant options within reach of this outdoor attraction you have the chance to try something different in Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of nearby activities include Lubaantun, which is a short distance away away Toledo District. You might want to also consider visiting Hokeb Ha Cave, which is another attraction close by.

Botanical gardens are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in Belize. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Toledo Botanical Arboretum
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Lubaantun -- 2.7 mi. (26.4 km) N 16.4 mi. Northwest of Punta Gorda
Hokeb Ha Cave GeoFeature 2.8 mi. (27.1 km) WNW 16.8 mi. Northwest of Punta Gorda
Agua Caliente Luha Wildlife Sanctuary Other Attraction 4.1 mi. (20.4 km) S 12.7 mi. West-Northwest of Punta Gorda
Uxbenka Historic Site 4.3 mi. (26.9 km) W 16.7 mi. Northwest of Punta Gorda

More Information


It costs $5(USD) to visit the Arboretum, which includes a tour of the property.

Location: Toledo District, Belize


(501) 772-2470


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