With a focus on science, education, culture, recreation, and of course, natural beauty, Papillote Tropical Gardens is a non-profit organization and a leader in garden tourism in the Caribbean. They aim to raise awareness about plant conservation while giving locals and visitors a beautiful space to explore.
The garden is set on a rainforested mountainside that is thousands of feet above the sea. The grounds encompass 14 acres and include two waterfalls, natural volcanic hot mineral springs, bathing pools, and hiking trails. As an added bonus, there is an inn and popular West Indian restaurant on-site.
Visitors will be in awe as they explore the flowering jade vines, pink ginger blossoms, begonias, ferns, and many more types of plants and flowers. The grounds are also home to 30 different kinds of birds, 19 species of butterfly, and other forms of wild life.
Located near the heart of the island of Dominica, near downtown Roseau, Papillote Tropical Gardens is found within Papillote Wilderness Retreat, and welcomes residents and travelers rooming on this part of the island or close by. However, even if you aren't staying in this location, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time. It is east-northeast of Roseau.
Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending some time exploring the area is eating a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of the botanical gardens. The most frequented nearby restaurant to Papillote Tropical Gardens is Papillote Rainforest Restaurant, which dishes out Creole meals. The restaurant is only around a short distance away from these botanical gardens, so stop in and dig in! and are some of the other restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Strictly Ital Vegitarian Restaurant you and your group may try a bite of vegan meals and enjoy the culture of Dominica.
Those who are a fan of botanical gardens, and would like to see others, might consider a trip to Trafalgar Falls, which is another attraction in the vicinity.and ; which are both within a car's reach of this page's gardens. Other local activities include , which is a short distance away away Wotten Waven. You might also want to think about heading over to
Gardens are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.
|Other Attraction||--||--||Wotten Waven|
|Trafalgar Falls||GeoFeature||0.4 mi. (5.9 km)||E||3.7 mi. East-Northeast of Roseau|
|Rainforest Aerial Tram||Other Attraction||--||--||Laudat|
|Ti Tou Gorge Fall||GeoFeature||1.0 mi. (6.9 km)||E||4.3 mi. East-Northeast of Roseau|
|Middleham Falls||GeoFeature||1.2 mi. (6.1 km)||N||3.8 mi. Northeast of Roseau|
|GeoFeature||--||--||2.1 mi. Northeast of Roseau|
|GeoFeature||--||--||5.3 mi. Northeast of Roseau|
|Other Attraction||3.0 mi. (9.5 km)||E||5.9 mi. East of Roseau|
The gardens are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Trafalgar Falls Road, Dominica Dominica
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