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150 species of Caribbean Plants and Fruit

Known as one of the Leeward islands, St Thomas is an island we have visited many times over the... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
joy l
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Derby, United Kingdom
Small botanic garden with great views

The panoramic views are great, which is more of a reason to go here than the gardens. The gardens... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
UP-Paddler
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Chicago, Illinois
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Follow a nature trail that leads you through nearly 200 varieties of tropical plants and an orchid jungle, wander through a gallery displaying local art, or take a sip of complimentary rum punch when you visit these scenic botanical gardens that are...more
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Rte. 40 | P. O. Box 11711, 00801-4711, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Known as one of the Leeward islands, St Thomas is an island we have visited many times over the last 15 years. The house is nestled on the peaks of St Thomas and was originally part of the 150 acre Plantation St Peter. We saw...More

3  Thank joy l
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Our boat captain and tour guide, Dave Goodman, on a wonderful private one week charter on Bel Ami showed us this area. The great house ruins and nearby sugar mill are well worth seeing.

1  Thank MyBrideandMe
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The nature trail was small and poorly maintained. The tropical birds looked miserable and the stench from their cages was sick. Not worth our time or money.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Attended as part of a large group. Staff was able to make everyone feel at home. Food was excellent, drinks well prepared. Because of Carnival, we were entertained by dancers. Wow!! Had opportunity to walk grounds before eating. Well worth it. Wonderful views of ocean,...More

1  Thank RiverCajun
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The panoramic views are great, which is more of a reason to go here than the gardens. The gardens don't appear to maintained well and have fewer varieties than expected. The staff makes up for it by being welcoming and very friendly. The punch, both...More

Thank UP-Paddler
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Not only it's very small. There are several bird cages with birds that are definitely not happy. No place, to many and it just. It right. You don't get a receive when you pay and it's just a waste of time. Very disappointing!

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most attractive places on the island with amazing views of Magen's Bay and the surrounding islands. We enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Blue Orchid.

1  Thank islander15
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This estate is nestled in the peaks of St Thomas and was originally part of the 150 acre Plantation St Peter. The Great House is old West Indian architecture. The gardens feature 150 species of Caribbean plants and fruits - such great colours. There are...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I have seen much more beautiful Gardens than those at this place. The Greathouse was it's saving grace seeing the old architecture.

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was a stop on a cruise ship tour, and the main reason why I picked the shore excursion I did. This estate sits on a mountainside with an altitude of 1000 ft, and gives a lovely view of Magen's Bay, and several islands beyond....More

1  Thank kimlovesfl
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