The Retreat National Park

Since 1977, guests have been able to view one of the largest private collections of exotic palms in the world at the Retreat in Nassau.

The Retreat encompasses 11 acres and features a spectacular showing of exotic palm trees as well as native plants.


The Retreat National Park is found toward the northeastern outskirts of Nassau.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite while visiting the gardens, you're going to be in luck -- you can find a plentiful supply of restaurants in the general vicinity. Negril Cafe, which has a menu full of Jamaican dishes, is very close-by, making it a great option for garden visitors. Negril Cafe is maybe around a half mile from these gardens, so stop in and eat up! Also within a short distance, you will come across restaurants such as Vip Chinese Food and Burger King Nassau where you might sample American food and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Bahamas.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors who have interest in seeing a second botanical garden, visit Garden of Remembrance, which is located two miles to the west-northwest of The Retreat National Park. You'll find other activities in the area, including Fort Montagu, which is three quarters of a mile away Nassau. Also, you might think about checking out Malcom's Park, which is another attraction close by.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

Attractions Near The Retreat National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Fort Montagu Historic Site 0.7 mi. (5.8 km) NNE 3.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Malcom's Park -- 1.3 mi. (5.0 km) NW 3.1 mi. North-Northeast of Nassau
Galleria Cinemas Other Activities/Excursions 1.4 mi. (2.5 km) SW 1.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Rm Bailey Park -- 1.6 mi. (2.2 km) SW 1.3 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Freedom Park -- 1.7 mi. (5.3 km) SE 3.3 mi. East of Nassau
Queen's Staircase Historic Site 1.8 mi. (4.4 km) WNW Downtown Nassau
Fort Fincastle Historic Site 1.9 mi. (4.5 km) WNW Downtown Nassau
Bahamas Historical Society Museum Museum 1.9 mi. (4.8 km) WNW Downtown Nassau

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Location: Village Road , Nassau, New Providence


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