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Den Paradera - Dinah's Botanic & Historic Garden

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Visited here as part of a cruise ship excursion. We were greeted by Dinah's son. For the next 40... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erinn O
Indianapolis, Indiana
Good place to spend an hour

We had a nice walk through the herb garden and spend about 30-40 minutes then another 15 minutes in... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
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An herb and plant garden and reconstructed settlement depicting rural life, complete with live donkeys.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here as part of a cruise ship excursion. We were greeted by Dinah's son. For the next 40 minutes we explored the garden and learned all about the different plants that filled the garden. We visit the quaint gift shop for a sip of...More

Thank Erinn O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved my tour at the herb garden! My only complaint is that the tour I was on felt rushed (from the cruise ship) i could have spent all day admiring the gardens :) Dinah's son gave our tour and he was wonderful. Later...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We had a nice walk through the herb garden and spend about 30-40 minutes then another 15 minutes in the well done shop. Educational with plenty of herbs.

Thank OrlandoCyclist
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Visiting Den Paradera was one of the highlights of our visit to Curacao.I agree with the critical reviews that as a self guided tour the garden is a disappointment- however when Dinah is available to give your group a tour the visit is educational and...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I agree with reviewers indicating that the self guided tour is a disappointment. The brief descriptions of the plants tell you little and often don't appear to match what you are looking at. Many plants aren't identified. Not worth a $7 fee! If someone was...More

2  Thank Jeanne N
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is one of the spots that makes Curaçao so interesting to live in and visit: AS A VISITOR, you will learn a lot about herbs, island traditions, and get some good energy for your soul. I must say that you have to look this...More

Thank Carla S
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting Den Paradera was an amazing experience. Learnt so many new things about herbs and their uses while walking around this beautiful garden. Also had the opportunity to meet Dinah after in the shop. The products are amazing!

1  Thank maltina
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I saw a Chronicle special and it featured Dinah Veeris, so I knew I had to go when visiting and I am glad I did. It is very interesting to see all of these plants and trees and then know their uses. Dinah came into...More

1  Thank Michelemb182
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We visited this garden on an excursion from the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity. Our party was addressed by the owner's entertaining son who also took us around the garden looking at various herbs and how they grow. It was also interesting to note the different...More

1  Thank andrewlgc
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We are three woman on vacation and went to Dinah' s twice. Whether you want teas ,dieting herbs or skin products, she has something for everyone. To this day my friend still orders from her.

1  Thank richardwT3598JJ
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