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.
Positioned near the heart of Saint John Figtree Parish, Art in the Gardens is on the premises of Botanical Gardens of Nevis, and welcomes travelers browsing the shopping available in this area of Nevis. However, even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should consider stopping by. It's 1.5 miles east-southeast of Charlestown.
If you are interested in browsing or window shopping, you'll be happy to know that you'll find a pair of other specialty stores near Art in the Gardens, like, and . Be sure to check out the table below to see some examples of shopping venues within reach of this location.
|Gift and Souvenir Shops||0.0 mi.||North|
|Arthouse Gift Shop||Gift and Souvenir Shops||1.5 mi.||East-Northeast|
|Gift and Souvenir Shops||1.9 mi.||West-Northwest|
|Ram's Supermarket||Grocery Store||1.8 mi.||West-Northwest|
|Gift and Souvenir Shops||2.3 mi.||West|
Outside of shopping, you'll find a good number of landmarks that you might visit while you're in Saint John Figtree Parish. If a museum is what you want, spend some time at Horatio Nelson Museum. On the other hand, if you would rather check out a historical site, you may want to try Bath Hotel Historic. When the time comes, you'll find a variety of restaurants nearby.
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.
Art in the Gardens accepts major credit cards.
Location: Montpelier Estates, Saint John Figtree Parish, Nevis
Phone: (869) 469-2673
Secondary Phone: (869) 469-1354
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