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 can be found in the northeastern outskirts of Nassau.
Of course, one of the most enjoyable options while spending a few hours exploring the area could be chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of the botanical gardens. The most proximate eatery to The Retreat National Park is Negril Cafe, which offers Jamaican fare. It is maybe about a half mile away from The Retreat National Park, so stop in and peruse the menu. Also nearby, you and your companions will come across eateries like and Burger King Nassau where you can eat some American fare and experience the flavors of the Bahamas.
If you are interested in viewing another set of botanical gardens, seek out Garden of Remembrance, which is situated two miles to the west-northwest of this attraction. You'll find other attractions in the area, including Fort Montagu, which is three quarters of a mile away Nassau. You might want to also think about visiting , which is another attraction close by.
Botanical gardens are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to The Retreat National Park.
|Fort Montagu||Historic Site||0.7 mi. (5.8 km)||NNE||3.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau|
|--||1.3 mi. (5.0 km)||NW||3.1 mi. North-Northeast of Nassau|
|Other Activities/Excursions||1.4 mi. (2.5 km)||SW||1.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau|
|--||1.6 mi. (2.2 km)||SW||1.3 mi. Northeast of Nassau|
|--||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|
Village Road , Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas
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