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Mount St. Benedict Monastery

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Great view

I try to exercise up there 2 a month fresh air very quiet surrounding nice for an early morning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crystal W
via mobile

The view from the Mount is beautiful. You see the central plains and facing south and the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Meera R
Tunapuna, Trinidad
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This peaceful community of monks, one of the oldest in the Caribbean, has a guesthouse for visitors.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I try to exercise up there 2 a month fresh air very quiet surrounding nice for an early morning hike ,run or walk

Thank Crystal W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the Mount is beautiful. You see the central plains and facing south and the beautiful mountains trails facing north. For a Spiritual journey and to catch a moment of peace you must visit this historic landmark in St. Augustine. It has become...More

Thank Meera R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views, the lush greenery on the Northern Range, the Cathedral for the much need spiritual recharge truly makes this place special.

Thank beach_loverz369
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This place is breathtaking very early in the morning. The cool breeze. Earlly morning visit the church. A most. You leave with a renewed spirit.

Thank KrisTrinidad
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So Peaceful... i have been here many times just for a peace of mind and to clear my thoughts. Anybody who have been to there would leave with a different mind set..

Thank Laure'en W
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Getting up to St. Benedict and back down is a little scary if you're afraid of heights, but once at the top the view is gorgeous

Thank antoinettetc
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Each time I go, I feel at peace. It is very quiet and is the perfect place for meditation. You can get religious items and have them blessed. Some people bring their vehicles. There are sandwiches and other things to eat and drink. The view...More

Thank GastonEPhillips
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Choir concert was excellent. I will not attempt to walk up that hill but the view was great. Good music.,

Thank 214any
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

worshipped at 515am mass awesome experience. fantastic view of the mountains and the central plains. Pax guest house is near by and tea is great but reservations are required.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Beautiful peaceful retreat, high up on the hill, a great place to commune with nature. There used to be a trail, but not sure hikers are allowed anymore. The church is a historic gem, and the view is wonderful at all times. If you go...More

Thank trinihd
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3 March 2017|
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Response from casey7125 | Reviewed this property |
not that I have heard of you can certainly go as a group or by taxi
11 June 2016|
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Response from catavn | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get there by public transport. you travel to ST augustine at the bottom of St John Rd and ther you get the mini van that will take you to the monastery for a minimal fee.