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Relaxing

Castleton Gardens is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the Caribbean (and probably in the... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Tanya M
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Fukuoka, Japan
Chill evening

Spent last Sunday soaking in the waist high water of Wag Water River and chatting. The huge rocks... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
cjmTrinidad
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Trinidad
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Thirty acres of beautiful tropical flowers and palm trees.
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Castleton Gardens is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the Caribbean (and probably in the world) opening in 1862. is such a lovely place to visit if you are traveling between Kingston and Ocho Rios. It's always quiet and you can't help but enjoy...More

2  Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Spent last Sunday soaking in the waist high water of Wag Water River and chatting. The huge rocks section the river into separate pockets for people to do their thing--women washing, children catching guabine, one little boy hurling himself off rocks and into the cool,...More

Thank cjmTrinidad
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I spent the day with family. This place is beautiful and the staff is friendly. On one side is the river with miniature falls for swimming and on the other side, across the street, there is a beautiful botanical garden.

Thank Kimoi C
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I know People say this type of thing all the time but my family own a lot of land in castleton! and actually shown me around but I've been to castleton many times but never visited the gardens... Until this yr! Really nice we spent...More

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

This hidden paradise was a surprise to me because I have been to Jamaica more than a dozen times and never been here. Besides being tucked away it was the most serene places that I think I have been to Jamaica . The flowing water...More

2  Thank jamaicalover
Reviewed 5 June 2014

I love this place! Its very beautiful and tranquil with lots of tropical flora and fauna. It is location on either side of the A3 and if you walk across the street to the east side of the road, it leads to the serene and...More

Thank NovieW
Reviewed 3 January 2014

A beautiful oasis in the hills. On one side of the road are the beautifully manicured gardens and on the other the cool waters of the river. The drive to this attraction was quite scenic and not very far from the City of Kingston. A...More

1  Thank Ereggae
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Love Castleton Gardens. This place is so serene. Loved the gardens and the amazing river. Couldn't resist had to take a dip in the cool waters.

3  Thank diamonds708
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