Saint George Village Botanical Gardens

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Explore the natural side of St. Croix presented in maintained trails, beautiful landscapes, and full of bright, colorful flowers. This is a perfect place to visit when you need a break from the exciting vacation and are looking for the relaxing one.

Saint George Village Botanical Gardens is a 16 acre site that houses 1500 species of pants both native and exotic. The plants surround the ruins of a 19th century Danish sugar cane plantation.

St. George Village Botanical Garden will give you a tour of some of the indigenous species of plant life found on the island, as well as educate you on some of the ecological and environmental issues facing St. Croix.

Location

Located on the island of St. Croix, 0.5 miles east of Allandale, Saint George Village Botanical Gardens welcomes vacationers rooming on this part of the island or close by. Whether or not you are staying particularly close, you are free to stop by for some fun in the sun. In case you're wondering, Frederiksted is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the west.

Nearby Restaurants

If your belly starts rumbling during a visit to the gardens, don't worry -- you'll discover a great concentration of restaurants in this area. The most frequented nearby place to eat to Saint George Village Botanical Gardens is Crucian Wings, a wonderful restaurant to fill up at before visiting these botanical gardens. The restaurant is a small ways off, but far-off enough that you may decide to arrange for taking advantage of a type of transportation to get there. Also within reach, you and your companions will have options like Subway Carlton and Mt. Pellier Domino Club where you and your group can not get up and go without taking a bite of their specialty barbecue.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of local attractions include Cruzan Rum Factory, which is a mile and a half away Carlton. Also consider making the trip to Lawaetz Family Museum, which is another attraction nearby.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Saint George Village Botanical Gardens
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cruzan Rum Factory Other Attraction 1.6 mi. (3.4 km) SW Carlton
Lawaetz Family Museum Museum 2.4 mi. (2.4 km) WSW Frederiksted Southeast
Estate Whim Museum Museum -- -- Frederiksted Southeast
Good Hope Plantation Ruins Historic Site 2.6 mi. (3.9 km) SW Carlton
Buddhoe Park Other Attraction 3.5 mi. (0.5 km) W Frederiksted
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Museum 3.5 mi. (0.1 km) W Frederiksted
Fort Frederik Historic Site 3.5 mi. (0.4 km) W Frederiksted
Estate Mount Washington Plantation Historic Site 4.1 mi. (3.5 km) WNW 2.2 mi. North of Frederiksted

More Information

Hours

The gardens are open daily from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The botanical garden is closed only on Christmas Day.

Policies

The garden is easily accessible right off Queen Mary Highway.

Cost

Admission into St. George Village Botanical Garden is $8(USD) for each adult. Seniors over sixty get a $2(USD) discount, and children under twelve are only charged $1(USD).

Location: 127 Estate St. George, St. Croix

Phone

(340) 692-2874

Website

http://www.sgvbg.org/

Email

infoatthegarden@gmail.com

 

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