Price & Hours
- Natural Wonders, Parks and Gardens Type
- 2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
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If you're tired of lounging on the beach but not up for a hike through The Pitons, then whiling away a few hours at Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens is sure to be a relaxing, and eye-catching, compromise. This 6-acre attraction is filled to the brim with vibrant foliage, including hibiscus, ixora and heliconia, to name a few. The Diamond Falls waterfall is also a feast for the eyes, changing colors throughout the year due to the mixture of rainwater and volcanic minerals that flows down the falls. Here, you can also take a dip in the on-site mineral baths, dine at the Old Mill & Waterwheel Restaurant, or explore the Soufrière Estate.
Recent visitors enjoyed their time at Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens, saying the flowers and plants on display were beautiful, providing a refreshing view for a walk. Travelers also appreciated the low entrance fee, as well as the placards with the information about the plants on display. Others recommended exploring the site on your own, despite offers from "guides" at the entrance offering paid tours.
Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. The attraction is located in Soufrière, less than 3 miles east of Anse Chastanet. The cost of entrance is $7 but visiting the on-site baths will cost an additional $6 to $7. Go to the website for more information on activities and pricing.
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