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.


Located near the heart of Toledo District, Toledo Botanical Arboretum invites local customers and visitors rooming in this section of Belize. Regardless of whether or not you are staying nearby, you are free to drop 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

You won't face any difficulties finding a meal before or after your visit to the gardens, since you'll find an impressive array of food and beverage places in this general area. Golden Restaurant, which serves up Asian meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. It's just about within taxi range from these botanical gardens, so stop in and dig in! Also within a short distance, you will have options including Waluco Bar and Restaurant and Charlie's Bar where you and your group should be sure to test out eclectic dishes and enjoy the local foods and culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of nearby attractions include Lubaantun, which is a short distance away away Toledo District. You might want to also consider heading over to Hokeb Ha Cave, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of attractions 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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