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Nevis Sights

Botanical Gardens of Nevis

  • Garden/Arboretum

Updated 03/12/2015

Fodor's Review

In addition to terraced gardens and arbors, this remarkable 7.8-acre site in the glowering shadow of Mt. Nevis has natural lagoons, streams, and waterfalls, superlative bronze mermaids, Buddhas, egrets and herons, and extravagant fountains. You can find a proper rose garden, sections devoted to orchids and bromeliads, cacti, and flowering trees and shrubs—even a bamboo garden. The entrance to the Rain Forest Conservatory—which attempts to include every conceivable Caribbean ecosystem and then some—duplicates an imposing Mayan temple. A splendid re-creation of a plantation-style greathouse contains the appealing Oasis in the Gardens Thai restaurant with sweeping sea views (and wonderfully inventive variations on classic cocktails utlizing local ingredients), and the upscale World Art & Antiques Gallery selling artworks, textiles, jewelry, and Indonesian teak furnishings sourced during the owners' world travels.

Sight Information

Address:

Montpelier Estate, Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis

Phone:

869-469–3509

Sight Details:

  • $13; $8 children 6–12
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–4

Updated 03/12/2015

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