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The Retreat Garden National Park

Village Rd, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-393-1317
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The retreat managed by Bahamas National Trust

peaceful and quit although in Nassau, work in progress to be more touristy, but worthwhile all the... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Steven K
via mobile

There were so many employees on the grounds, and no one seemed to be doing anything - while there... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Vicky T
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Over 175 different species of palm trees flourish at this 11 acre nature reserve, headquarters to the Bahamas National Trust.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“bird watching” (3 reviews)
“plants” (4 reviews)
“nature” (3 reviews)
Village Rd, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-393-1317

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

peaceful and quit although in Nassau, work in progress to be more touristy, but worthwhile all the same

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 6 March 2017

There were so many employees on the grounds, and no one seemed to be doing anything - while there was much to be done. There was trash on the grounds, path areas to be cleared. Why no signage? Why no history/info? When I did ask...More

Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is an 11 acre garden on the east end of the island. There is a $10 admission fee. The retreat has a friendly staff and has well laid out paths and open areas. It really is a an example of a jungle of palm...More

Thank dennis2go
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in properties managed by the Bahamas National Trust we strongly suggest you start at the Retreat and get information there first. Staff are very helpful. The tourist literature and maps for New Providence and Nassau list a number of areas for...More

Thank old-jogger
Reviewed 17 January 2017

As a gardener, this place was lovely. The photos posted by another reviewer are consistent with our trip. It was a lovely escape from the shopping, pools and crowds.

Thank dml14
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This lovely garden is beautifully laid out with many paths through the small forests and lawns. We were there just after the hurricane but the many staff were working hard to get it back to its pristine condition. UK National Trust card holders have free...More

Thank mdeveria
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Found by using a taxi. Free entery to NP members, we paid $10 each. The map was helpful but did not cover all the plants numbered on the tour. No wildlife seen at all. May be more interesting at other times of the year.

Thank PLM47
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The best place for hosting a function. Centrally located. The grounds are well kept, and easily accessible.

Thank carolmP4734QK
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I had a nice vacation in Paradise Island, Bahamas. I went to the Retreat Garden National Park in Nassau. There was a great large selection of exotic palms, There are also many nice restaurants to choose from.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

First some tips on locating the Retreat. If you don't have an Avis map of Nassau, get one. Its marked. All you need to do is take any bus (we used the #7) that goes on Village Rd and tell the driver to let you...More

4  Thank pfigdore
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