Orchid World, Barbados: Caribbean tropical beauty

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Located in the heart of the Barbados countryside is an amazing paradise of colour and beauty. This is Orchid World.

Six acres of landscaped gardens await your arrival at Orchid World.  Here you become immersed in a tropical paradise surrounded by palms, bougainvillea, heliconias and ferns.

But the most amazing sights are the over 30,000 breathtaking orchids of nearly every imaginable hue. Follow the meandering pathways through the orchid houses and courtyards where you’re greeted with scenes like these:

simply spectacular!

simply spectacular!

tropical splendour!

tropical splendour!

orchid beauty

orchid beauty

every shade imaginable!

every shade imaginable!

From it’s elevated location 841 ft (261 m) above sea level, Orchid World offers wonderful views of the Barbados countryside away from the hustle and bustle of the main towns and tourist hot spots.

Several Barbados tour companies offer tours that include stops at Orchid World. Contact the tour companies to explore your options or contact Orchid World directly at orchidworld@foster-ince.com.

A trip to Orchid World is a great way to spend a half-day if you’re visiting Barbados on a Caribbean cruise. Arrange with a local tour company ahead of time or take a taxi from the cruise terminal.

If you’re a true nature and/or horticulture fan combine a trip to Orchid World with a visit to one the other spectacular island gardens such as Flower Forest, Hunte’s Gardens, Andromeda Gardens and Welchman Hall Gully.

The physically challenged are welcome at Orchid World. Paths throughout the gardens and bathroom facilities are wheelchair friendly.

Activities & Attractions, Barbados Travel News, Flora, Nature
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