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Jardin Botanico de San Andres

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Take the Free Tour

We dove for three days and had to spend a day on land before flying out. We drove around the... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
etbtravelphotography
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Denver, Colorado
Just for plant lovers!

The place is so quiet, it has the most representative species for the people in the island and the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
ClauMar24
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Bogota, Colombia
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8 Mar 2018
“Take the Free Tour”
11 May 2018
“Do not leave the island with a stop here!”
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

The National University runs a Botanical Garden in the San Luis area (eastern shore) that should be on everyone's list of places to visit on the island. Climb the mirador (viewing tower) and find spectacular views in all directions. Learn about native tropical plants and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Arxitexter
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We dove for three days and had to spend a day on land before flying out. We drove around the island in a golf cart and stopped here. I think it was around $3 admission and the Free tour was worth it. The best part...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank etbtravelphotography
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you enjoy gardening and the serenity of a garden, I would recommend a tour of the botanical garden. We did not participate in the guided tour since we didn't allow very much time for that, but I have regrets that we did not request...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank Annemarie E
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We liked it very much. If you want to know a bit of scientific data and educational stuff together with nice scenic views then it is the ideal place to go. A very well mantained tourist and educational atraction.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank JOLUCASA
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Dont miss this lovely botanical garden. A knowledgeable and free guide will accompany you if you wish. There is a great lookout from which you can see mist if the island. Lots of interesting plants iincluding those of importance to local people.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank David L
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The place is so quiet, it has the most representative species for the people in the island and the guides are helpful. The sight from the building is precious, but there are many plants without proper labels. It seems like a young Botanical garden, and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ClauMar24
Reviewed 19 January 2015

A beautiful setting, and you can stay cool walking in the shade of the trees. Very educational about the island, and if you go up to the top of building, you get a great view over most of the island. A lovely place.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Winstonthecat1
Reviewed 1 December 2014

I loved seeing the exhuberant vegetation just gushing out of everywhere and the tour was done by an expert guide, shes was very carismatic and gave us a lot of information about how natives use the plants the plants in the region, as well as...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Angie I
Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

I work with ecotourism and I can certainly appreciate natural sites. The botanical gardens have a simple setting but a great collection of plants and the guides are very knowledgeable. The tour takes a bit longer than 1 hour and you can learn about native...More

1  Thank EcoReviewer
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Pretty botanical gardens with a nice guide that took us around and explained the plants that were around during the different stages of the evolution of the earth. Nice mirador (lookout) in which you could see the beautiful ocean on one side and the lucious...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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