Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden, Anse Royale

3.8
#6 of 29 in Parks in Mahe Island
Garden · Nature / Park
Enjoy a meal with a panoramic view of the sea at Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden, a lush hilltop garden and restaurant. The garden cultivates a wide variety of spices, including vanilla, citronella, and nutmeg, as well as endemic plants--all of which feature in meals served at the establishment. Learn about the plants' cultivation and use, and visit the small museum testifying to the island's vibrant spice trade in the past. Shop for some spices, homemade jams, and marmalade, and stop in the yard to see the pet tortoises. Arrange to visit Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden and other attractions in Anse Royale using our Anse Royale trip itinerary planning app.
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  • Coming here was an adventure and a hassle for us as we drove 45 minutes around not knowing where it was and google maps couldn't help us either. We asked locals who were soo friendly and helped us to....  more »
  • Walking up, it felt like the opening scene from an Agatha Christie book - a grand old plantation from circa 1855, in the owner’s family for 5 generations. We were greeted by the owner herself and...  more »
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  • Exotic garden full of spices. One can get a nice basic spice orientation there. The restaurant near it has a good creole food. Recommended
  • Tasty local food (a bit expensive for the portions but worth it) it is extra fresh and savoury. The restaurant offers a good service in a gorgeous space (great view). (+) The garden is rich and instructive, ( - ) the local fauna being kept in small spaces is regrettable & depressing.
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