Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden

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With more than 20 years in the making, Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden is St. Thomas' newest eco-attraction. Visitors can now explore the garden's paths to enjoy over 1,000 orchid plants and hundreds of other tropical plants and bromeliads.

Located along a mountain ridge on St. Thomas, the garden offers magnificent views of the surrounding Caribbean, including Magens Bay and Tortola of the British Virgin Islands.

Not only can you relax and soak in the beauty of your surroundings from the various benches, decks, and gazebos placed throughout the garden, you can also enjoy a selection of tropical beverages, snacks, plants, and other retail items offered at the Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden gift shop! Classes and workshops are additionally available.
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden

Location

Situated in the vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden happily welcomes local residents and visitors who are lodging in this part of St. Thomas. Even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should think about stopping by to check out the sights. It is 1.2 miles northwest of Charlotte Amalie.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in the community around Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden. The most frequented nearby eatery to Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden is Mafolie Restaurant, which serves International meals. It is only about a half mile from the botanical gardens, so grab a table and enjoy a meal. St Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens and Parrots Bar and Deli are additional restaurant choices nearby. At Parrots Bar and Deli you and your companions should be sure to eat some Tex-Mex fare and enjoy the culture of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that are a fan of gardens, and have the energy to view some others, ought to think about St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens and Botanical Gardens at Blackbeard's Castle; the first of which is a half mile to the west-northwest of Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden. Other kinds of nearby attractions include Tree Limin' Extreme, which is three quarters of a mile away Barret. You might want to also think about making the trip to All Saints Anglican Church, which is another attraction not far away.

A botanical garden is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in the Virgin Islands. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Tree Limin' Extreme Other Attraction 0.7 mi. (3.0 km) NW Barret St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historic Site -- -- Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim Historic Site 0.9 mi. (0.5 km) SSE Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Market Square Historic Site 0.9 mi. (0.8 km) S Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Dutch Reformed Church Historic Site 0.9 mi. (0.5 km) SSE Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historic Site 0.9 mi. (1.0 km) S Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historic Site 0.9 mi. (0.4 km) SE Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Caribbean World Amber Museum Museum 0.9 mi. (0.4 km) SE Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

More Information

Hours

Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden is open daily from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Cost

Entrance fees for non-residents is $10(USD) for adults and $5(USD) for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 years old are free.

Location: 7D-5 Lerkenlund, the vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Phone

(340) 774-2916

Website

http://www.stthomasbotanicalgarden.com/

Email

ptbg@vipowernet.net

 

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