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


Located in the vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden happily welcomes local residents and vacationers who are lodging in this section of St. Thomas. However, even if you aren't staying in this location, you should think about stopping by to check out the sights. It's 1.2 miles northwest of Charlotte Amalie.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of dining options to select from in the region around these botanical gardens. The most frequented nearby eatery to Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden is Sib's on the Mountain, which has a menu full of American meals. Sib's on the Mountain is only around a half mile away from the gardens, so stop in and place your order. Also within reach, you and your companions will encounter options such as Sib's Restaurant and Mafolie Restaurant where you and your group will want to test out International dishes and experience the culture of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers with an interest in visiting two botanical gardens, check out St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens, which is located a half mile to the west-northwest of this page's attraction. Additional nearby attractions include Tree Limin' Extreme, which is three quarters of a mile away Barret. Furthermore, you can consider heading over to All Saints Anglican Church, which is another nearby attraction.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

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
Haagensen House Museum 1.0 mi. (0.4 km) SE Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

More Information


Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden is open on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. If you would like to visit outside of operating hours, appointments can be made by phone or email.


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


(340) 774-2916




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