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.

Location

Located on the outskirts of Nassau, a mile and a half east-southeast of downtown, The Retreat National Park welcomes residents and travelers who are rooming in this part of the city or in the surrounding area. However, even if you aren't staying in this location, you should feel free to stop by to check it out.

Nearby Restaurants

If you build up an appetite exploring the gardens, you're going to be in luck, as you're going to find a plentiful supply of dining options in the vicinity. The most proximate restaurant to The Retreat National Park is Negril Cafe, which serves up Jamaican fare. The restaurant is a slight distance off, but far-removed enough that you will probably want to make arrangements for taking advantage of a type of transportation to visit there. Also nearby, you will find restaurants including Vip Chinese Food and Burger King Nassau where you and your companions may sample American fare and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Bahamas.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors who have interest in viewing two botanical gardens, make a trip to Garden of Remembrance, situated two miles to the west-northwest of this attraction. You'll find some other attractions nearby, including Fort Montagu, which is three quarters of a mile away Nassau. You might want to also consider checking out Malcom's Park, which is another attraction in the area.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the most nearby attractions are 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

More Information

Location: Village Road , Nassau, New Providence

Phone

(242) 393-1317

FAX: (242) 393-4978

Website

http://www.bnt.bs/_m1731/The-National-Parks-of-The-Bahamas/The-Retreat

Email

bnt@bnt.bs

 

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