Art in the Gardens

A popular nature attractions on the tiny island of Nevis, the Botanical Gardens of Nevis, is run by two of the most prolific art and antique collectors in the country. As guests tour the gardens, they encounter a dazzling display of some of the finest artwork that can be found in the region.

The first thing you'll notice as you enter the gardens is a pair of Asian lions, and from that point on you'll be inundated with antiques and fine art including dozens of Buddhas and other Asian deities and spiritual icons. One antique of particular note is the pre-Columbian Olmec head in the Rainforest Conservatory.

Getting There

Located toward the center of Saint John Figtree Parish, Art in the Gardens is found within Botanical Gardens of Nevis, and welcomes residents and travelers browsing shops in this area of Nevis. However, even if you aren't staying particularly close, you are free to stop by. In case you're wondering, Charlestown is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest.

What's Nearby

If you're the type who likes to browse in more than one store, you'll be pleased to know that you'll find a pair of other interesting specialty shops near Art in the Gardens, like Nevis Handicraft Cooperative Society, and Kennedy Tyrell Hand Crafty Centre. Be sure to read the table below to get a feel for some examples of shops that are reasonably close to this one.

Other Shopping Nearby
Name Type Distance Direction
Botanical Gardens Gallery Gift and Souvenir Shops 0.0 mi. North
Arthouse Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops 1.5 mi. East-Northeast
Horatio Nelson Museum Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops 1.9 mi. West-Northwest
Ram's Supermarket Grocery Store 1.8 mi. West-Northwest
Nevis Museum Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops 2.3 mi. West

Aside from stores and shopping, you'll discover a good number of local landmarks that you could enjoy while you are in Saint John Figtree Parish. If visiting a museum is something you'll enjoy, allow yourself time to experience Horatio Nelson Museum. However, if you would rather visit a historical site, you may want to try Bath Hotel Historic. You will also find a good availability of places where you can enjoy a meal nearby.

Seasons & Hours

Between the months of August and October the gardens close on days that are not very busy, so if you're visiting the island during the off-season, it is wise to call ahead.

You can visit the Art in the Gardens from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday during regular Botanic Gardens business hours. The gardens are closed on Sundays, public holidays, Christmas, and New Years Day.

Credit Cards Accepted

Art in the Gardens accepts most major credit cards.

Contact Information

Location: Montpelier Estates, Saint John Figtree Parish, Nevis

Phone: (869) 469-2673

Secondary Phone: (869) 469-1354

Website: http://www.botanicalgardennevis.com

 

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