All paradises are gardens, thus it is not surprising that the magic of the place feeds the visitors with unexpected feelings. The Garden built around this typical creole house is the result of a perfect alchemy between a «back-to-childhood» experience and a one-of-a-kind artist.The Garden is animated by the creativeness and visions of his creator who has been caring and healing the plants for more than 50 years and now shares this dream with everyone who walks through this magic world.Description
Once upon the year 1982, Jean-Philippe Thoze, horticulturist, landscape designer and poet comes back on the trail of his childhood, in the Creole house of his grandparents. From then was born his passion for botanicals which will lead him worldwide.
You will be able to see more than 3000 different kind of trees and flowers. Moreover you will be able to see a lot of beautiful humming birds!
A unique walk to the top of a Botanical Garden UNIQUE IN ALL CARIBBEAN: REALIZE AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE, A DISCOVERY OF THE GARDEN SEEN TREES THROUGH A WALK ON BRIDGES SUSPENDED TO GIANT MAHOGANYS. Seen from above, the Balata Garden is even more beautiful and the panoramas on the Bay of Fort de France and the peaks of Carbet are to immortalize on your camera. This attraction is totally secured by nets, which allows you to walk around without taking a stand and to enjoy unforgettable moments ... At more than 15 meters high, this incredible visit is done in peace on bridges accessible to all (from 8 years).
Balata Garden propose a visit of minimum1h30 duration but you may stay all day long if you need to relax !
t is a peaceful visit that can be shared in familly, with friends or parents.
Balata Garden welcomes you everyday from 9am to 6pm, last admission is at 4.30pm.
Balata Garden is located a few minutes from the city center of Fort-de-France, on the "Trace" road that also leads you at Saint Pierre and Le Carbet, 2 historical places of Martinique island.
The garden is ready for persons with reduced mobility. You can book an electric scooter upon request in your comment.Highlights
: Martinique, CaribbeanDuration
: 1 to 3 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.