Balata Botanical Gardens

Set on three hectares of private land with a view of the Pitons du Carbet is Balata Botanical Gardens, a botanical garden set up by the famed horticulturist Jean-Philippe Thoze.

The garden has over 3,000 different types of tropical plants from around the world, including 300 types of palm trees! Other plants here include anthuriums, bamboo, begonias, bromeliads, cycads, heliconia, and mahogany.

Location

Set in the vicinity of Forte de France, Balata Botanical Gardens always welcomes local customers and travelers who are rooming in this area of Martinique. Whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should think about stopping by for some fun in the sun. If you're wondering, Fort de France is five miles (seven and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of dining options to choose from in the community near these gardens. The most nearby eatery to Balata Botanical Gardens is Bredas Chez Maxime, a wonderful location to eat at on your way to spending some time at the botanical gardens. Also within reach, you and your group will have options including Le Bleu Marine and Garage Popular where you and your group should try a bite of Creole dishes and experience the flavors of Martinique.

Nearby Attractions

If you'd like to find out more about visiting two botanical gardens, visit Latouche Botanical Garden, which is located a little ways off, but can be reached in the car. You'll find some additional places of interest nearby, including Schelcher Park, which is four miles away Schoelcher. You might want to also think about visiting Place de l'Abbie Gregoire, which is another nearby attraction.

Gardens are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Balata Botanical Gardens
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Schelcher Park Other Attraction 4.0 mi. (3.8 km) S Schoelcher
Place de l'Abbie Gregoire Other Attraction 4.4 mi. (0.6 km) SSE Fort de France
Fontaine Gueydon Historic Site 4.7 mi. (0.5 km) S Downtown Forte de France
Ethnography History Museum of Martinique Museum 4.8 mi. (0.2 km) SSE Downtown Forte de France

More Information

Location: Route de Balata, the vicinity of Forte de France, Martinique

Phone

(059) 664-4873

Website

http://www.jardindebalata.fr/

 

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