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Oakland, CA
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Rita and Kirk were so welcoming! My friends and I arrived late and without reservations due to some bad planning on our part, but were warmly welcomed. The cabins are lovely and thoughtfully equipped with a kitchenette. I LOVED having a hammock on the porch were I could read and take in the peaceful sounds of the jungle. Once my...

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RitaGleauGommier, Owner at Zen Gardens, responded to this review

Peggy, it was a serendipitous meeting! It was delightful having you here with us, and we look forward to another time! Namaste' and one love, Kirk and Rita

Fort Pierce, Florida
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We are long-time friends of the wonderful folks who have Zen Gardens and have been visiting for over a decade and this is the most beautiful place on earth. It is truly a world-class botanical garden spread over several acres. Above is the only road, below is one of the many rivers, and above the road is national forest. It...

3Thank Roger O
Reviewed 16 September 2014

If you are looking for silent and beautiful place in the middle of nature without anything extra this is your choice. We spent some days there just wondering in the lush garden, taking bath in the river and enjoying delicious food cooked by the friendly hosts. And you should try Rita's magical massage. The guest house is in the middle...

4Thank pieti p
RitaGleauGommier, Owner at Zen Gardens, responded to this review

HI Pieti. Thank you so much for your review. We truly enjoyed having the two of you stay with us, and we're so glad you had a good time! We hope to see you again some day!

St. Thomas
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I enjoyed the most tranquil week of my life since I got married & had a child. A full week of no responsibilities! Totally comfortable and completely safe. No mosquitoes, which blew my mind. Food was delicious. I had a well deserved "zen" time. I'm going back. Haven't stopped planning since I got home. I live in St Thomas. So,...

2Thank belongerSt_Thomas
Cocoa Beach
Reviewed 9 September 2013

If you are looking to have a relaxing vacation in the jungle there is no better place than Zen Gardens in Dominica. The beauty of this place can only be surpassed by the hospitality that Kirk and Rita, the owners, serve up while you stay at the most beautiful place on the island! Kirk and Rita team up to give...

4Thank smile011866333
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

The whole time we stayed at Zen Garden I kept thinking that we were in a small slice of paradise. Rita was out of town when we visited,we had Kirt cook our meals and they were good . He also gave us good advice planning our trip. The cabin was comfortable, it was nice to sleep to the sound of...

3Thank mandysas
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2012

We stayed with Rita and Kirk for several days during our two week stay in Dominica this summer. Rita has some of the best cooking on the island and we really enjoyed conversations with them in the evenings. We liked having our own cabin and kitchen so that we could handle whatever meals we wanted on our own. The creek...

8Thank judyperkins96
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Zen Gardens, appropriately named, you will instantly feel like you have stepped into a utopia... 3 streams converge into a river that runs through the property and passes the beautiful private cabins along the rivers... you won't sleep better than this. You can choose to have meals prepared or go it on your own. Kirk will give you a tour...

8Thank ReneeZ2730

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Additional Information about Zen Gardens

Address: Gleau Gommier, Mahaut, Dominica
Region: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint Paul Parish > Mahaut
Number of rooms: 5
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“Any room is good :)”
 of 5 bubbles pietip, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The Bamboo Love Shack is my favorite, but all of their individual jungle huts will provide a priceless experience in the jungle.”
 of 5 bubbles smile011866333, 9 Sep 2013 | Read review
“If you would like to cook there is a cabin with kitchen facilities, if you would rather someone else do the cooking, just talk with Rita and Kirk, they will assist you in making the perfect choice for your holiday. The sound of the river will lull you to sleep in any cabin here and they are ALL beautiful with comfortable beds and open air breezes.”
 of 5 bubbles ReneeZ2730, 13 Nov 2011 | Read review
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