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Orgiva Tea Garden

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An unmissable delight

The energy and imagination of Bernie and Kay who have created this garden from nothing, is... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
Shaenagibbons
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Forres, United Kingdom
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A Morning of Enchantment

Another instance of regretting that one cannot award SIX stars. Truly life affirming... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
haylingseagoon
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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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The Orgiva Tea Garden at the Las Chimeneas finca has evolved from a barren patch of land that had been abandoned for over 30 years into a beautiful tranquil garden split over three very different levels and covering about 5000 sq m. The philosophy...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Carretera de Tijola | Cerro Negro, 18400 Orgiva, Spain
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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

The energy and imagination of Bernie and Kay who have created this garden from nothing, is extraordinary. Two lovely people who share it by opening it to the general public outside the Winter months. Go to sit on the lawn in the sunshine under a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shaenagibbons
bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Hi Shaena (and Tess of course) Many thanks Shaena and great to see you again yesterday at our Christmas Fair. Keep in touch please, all the best, Bernard

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Another instance of regretting that one cannot award SIX stars. Truly life affirming, inspirational, relaxing. You might start with the album of photographs which show how the property was back in 2004 when Kay and Bernard purchased their 'home', then look around you to see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Hi Glyn E Wow, thanks for your super comments. Great to see you all yesterday and so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Until next time, cheerio, Bernard

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Great to see all the plants and animals then sit for some yummy cakes and a drink. Im already missing the cats.

Date of experience: September 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi Michael O Good to see you Michael, thanks for the 5 Star review and I’ll let the cats know you are pining. Cheerio, Bernard

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I went with my fiancée this week because I heard from friends that it was well worth going to. The family that run it are so wonderful, they took us around the garden and then we sat for tea and cakes. Wandering around the garden...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi Benjamin B Very glad you enjoyed your visit and many thanks for taking the time to write a review. Until next time, cheerio, Bernard

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We were staying just around the corner and went for cake one afternoon. What an amazing place! We were there for Dolph the gong master - a brilliant experience the whole family - including three young boys - absolutely loved. This was followed by a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Rulph2 Many thanks for the great review. Great to meet you all and glad you managed the acequia walk. Until next time, cheerio, Bernard

Reviewed 19 August 2018

We stayed at La Casita next door to the Tea Gardens, so were lucky enough to have free access to the Tea Gardens. The gardens really are a little bit of paradise. The kids loved feeding the llamas, seeing the peacocks, ducks, turkeys and chickens...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Tess Great to meet you all and thanks for the great review. Until next time, cheerio, Bernard

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a lovely afternoon at the gardens where we were made to feel very welcome by Bernard who told us about the history of the project. The gardens were very peaceful and it was nice to see chickens and peacocks wondering...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hi Dan A Great to see you and your beautiful girlfriend Marta. Many thanks for making the trip up to see us and especially for taking time to do a review. These sorts of comments makes all the hard work worthwhile. Until next time, cheerio...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this as a place to visit. We were staying in the casita next door for a week so were lucky enough to be able to visit the gardens when we wanted. They are delightful and we saw how much work went into maintaining...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

HI judybradshaw Many thanks for posting your super review. Until next time ..... cheerio Bernard

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Bernard and his team on a Wednesday for cake and a walk around his amazing garden. Bernard took the time to say hello and give us some history behind his garden before we went on to enjoy the sights he's created. The garden...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi Jeff G Many thanks Jeff for your super review. When we get this sort of feedback it makes all the hard work worthwhile. All the very best and until next time, cheerio from myself and Kay, Bernard

Reviewed 4 August 2018

I had printed out directions on how to get here, but despite that and our iphone, we never did find it. We ended up on a tiny road on the outskirts of town with a cliff on one side. It was a hair-raising experience, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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bernardcharlesbyrne, Owner at Orgiva Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Mojaquera I am very sorry you and your husband were unable to find us and certainly rural roads can sometimes be daunting. We have asked if the local council would put up some signage for the Orgiva Tea Garden especially as according to Trip...More

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Tracey C
23 May 2018|
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Response from bernardcharlesbyrne | Property representative |
Sorry guys for my delay in getting back to you. Unfortunately we don’t allow dogs as we have our chickens and peacocks freely roaming the gardens plus our own two dogs and four cats !! However we do have a ‘Dog Park’ which... More
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Claralebara
18 March 2018|
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Response from bernardcharlesbyrne | Property representative |
HI Clare. We re-open 2018 the Easter week for three days, Friday March 30th, Saturday March 31st and the Sunday April 1st. Then we will be open every Wednesday till the Christmas Fair in early December. Hope to see you... More
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annmccarron
19 August 2017|
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Response from bernardcharlesbyrne | Property representative |
Hi Annmccarr .... A million apologies. Sorry and I don't know how this happened but I missed your Enquiry from quite a while back !!! We open every Wednesday until December 6th and then our LAST DAY is on Saturday December... More
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