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Tropical Paradise

What an amazingly beautiful garden this is. We spent over three hours here today exploring the many... read more

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Abigail G
Marietta, Georgia
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Lovely attraction.

Going on a suggestion, I visited Selby Gardens. What a lovely venue! The Andy Warhol exhibit was... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazingly beautiful garden this is. We spent over three hours here today exploring the many varied areas. The garden is superbly maintained with hidden delights all over. The plants and tree created such vivid colors and texture. There is plenty of shaded areas...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Going on a suggestion, I visited Selby Gardens. What a lovely venue! The Andy Warhol exhibit was very interesting and gave me a new prospective of the artist. Even though it was a rainy day, my visit was enjoyable. The children’s section is very impressive....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the serene atmosphere and the orchids immensely! The variety of colors was phenominal! It was totally accessible with a wheelchair which allowed my mother to enjoy the gardens.

Thank Carkoerk1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice gardens and nice surroundings. Plus there is shop to purchase nice orchids all different species you hardly see.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit and wish we had more time to really take it all in. They have a kids zone the our little and not so little ones enjoyed. The gardens are very diverse and lush, a very peaceful setting.

Thank JohnnieSunshine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to relax and enjoy the orchids by the bay! Interesting and informative. Great place to bring a friend and just enjoy the day in downtown Sarasota.

Thank Mia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here several times, since the displays change with the season (obviously). Most recently, we went for the holiday lights show, which was unique and lovely. There was a long line, but it was worth it.

Thank MissLaughsALot
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a great fan of gardens but this is a must see visit in Sarasota. What views and flowers. It was great. Will be going again.

Thank ctal2728
Reviewed 1 week ago

Selby Botanical Gardens just finished as exhibit of Andy Warhol the flowers presentation was wonderful

Thank SPLS1117S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the botanical gardens, with amazing collections of orchids, trees, and a great view of the bay.

Thank Lal0s
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11 July 2018|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is delayed. I do not think you would have a problem, nice paths.
28 June 2018|
Response from uniongirlVenice | Reviewed this property |
The view is great for the 4th, everyone can attend. It’s hot, so dress accordingly and a good bug repellent is probably a good idea. Check the local weather too. Enjoy!