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Versailles Gardens and French Cloister

Paradise Island Dr. | One & Only Ocean Club, New Providence Island
+1 800-321-3000
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Spectacular, worth almost getting arrested

After hearing of this amazing garden and seeing it briefly while returning from an excursion from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rogerhomer
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Pretty garden

The Versailles Gardent & French Cloisters are within walking distance from RIU Paradise island... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
133DM133
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Toronto
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Beautifully manicured gardens set next to a 12th century Augustine monastery.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ocean club” (38 reviews)
“from france” (3 reviews)
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Paradise Island Dr. | One & Only Ocean Club, New Providence Island
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+1 800-321-3000
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"from france"
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"david livingstone"
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"both sides"
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"comfort suites"
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"nice walk"
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"statues"
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"century"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After hearing of this amazing garden and seeing it briefly while returning from an excursion from Rose Island, I became determined to visit. We had lunch at Dune, the creation of Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. After an exquisite luncheon, we asked permission to walk through...More

2  Thank rogerhomer
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Versailles Gardent & French Cloisters are within walking distance from RIU Paradise island hotel, only took 15 min. Gardens are spacious and very green.

1  Thank 133DM133
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This was a very pleasant surprise. The guide from the Warwick Hotel did a very nice job of explaining the history of the gardens. You really need a guide to get the full value of the experience. It is truly one of a kind and...More

1  Thank mike t
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I loved this garden, it was so peaceful and full of beautiful flowers if you are on Paradise Island stop and check it out.

2  Thank GregandGreg
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Huntington hartford was the first to develop Paradise Island in 1957. It was his idea to re-create a French style garden for his guest. The place is BEAUTIFUL... enter through the One & Only. Dress code required.

2  Thank I4370UXanthonyb
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We are going in January, 2018 and wanted to make plans to visit this since it is one of the top things to do on Paraside Island. I called to inquire about this. This is PRIVATE PROPERTY and for the guests of their resort only....More

6  Thank SMW1962
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I saw this online as a place to see and was really looking forward to taking some beautiful pictures. This was a pretty short walk from Atlantis and when we saw it from the sidewalk, we were pretty excited. We walked up to the columns...More

3  Thank Krystal B
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We visited this time with friends who are photographers. They got so many great photos. Beautiful gardens!

1  Thank JanetHardyAR
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place has been one of my favourites as the gardens, the cloisters and the view are amazing. This is part of the One and only Ocean's club but people can visit some of the grounds and take pictures of the cloister.

3  Thank Carlos C
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very unusual to find a medieval cloister in the Bahamas...a gift of the French...check it out on wiki...a nice walk...than have lunch or dinner at the One & Only...

1  Thank BRAGANZAMunich
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