When looking at pictures of the gardens in Barbados, they’re so vibrant and colourful that it’s easy to assume that a filter has been put on top or the photo has been made more colourful. Wrong. You can have such a colourful holiday to Barbados thanks to its vibrant beautiful gardens. If you’re not a lover of nature, you will be after seeing how mesmerising the island really is.
Hunte’s Garden and Nursery
Barbados is a lot more than rum punch, beautiful beaches and swimming with turtles. The number 1 rated attraction on TripAdvisor is Hunte’s Garden and Nursery. It is located in the centre of the island and is beautifully located in an unusual sink hole similar to a gully. It was created in the 1950s by Anthony Hunte and since has been a cherished and popular tourist attraction for Barbados ever since. If you’re going to visit one of the gardens in Barbados, it has to be this one. Check out more information here.
Andromeda Botanical Gardens
Located in the parish of St. Joseph is Andromeda Botanical Gardens and it is simply stunning. It is a huge garden with plenty of vibrant flowers including orchids, palms, bougainvillea and cacti. With the beautiful flowers to discover, the area is complimented with a relaxing stream which forms magical waterfalls and pools that offer a peaceful and relaxing environment. This Barbados garden has been worked on since 1954 and since has attracted many tourists.
In the parish of St Michael you can find Lanzaretto Gardens which is beautifully kept and home to several species of tropical flowers. As long as all the flowers and trees to admire, there is also a magnificent waterfall which falls down a rock face. You’ll definitely have a peaceful walk in these Gardens. As well as this, there are several beaches where you can sit and relax and enjoy the gardens. It really is true that Barbados is for the whole family.
Find paradise within paradise at Flower Forest! You can find this Barbados garden right in the heart of the island and is a beautiful botanical garden that is home to many majestic tropical flowers. With paths set out, you’ll find yourself lost in the beauty of the flowers and mesmerized by the fantastic views of the island that you can get along the way. For a relaxing walk in the afternoon, Flower Forest is an excellent choice thanks to its colourful flowers and spectacular views of the island.
Fisherpond Plantation House
If you’re looking to find some historic gardens in Barbados, the Fisherpond Plantation House is over 350 years old and still as beautiful as when it was first opened. Every Sunday the hosts put on a buffet lunch with live piano music being surrounded by tropical flower, fountains and water features! It’s a great way to spend your Sunday in Barbados, and even if you don’t go for lunch, it’s great to wander around and enjoy the charming atmosphere.
Barbados is definitely much more than beautiful beaches, tasty rum punch and swimming with turtles – whilst all of those are great, you can’t miss out on the tropical gardens in Barbados! You simply won’t believe your eyes so get ready for a colour explosion right in front of you.