The Retreat

Currently Open
  • Address: Village Road, Nassau & Paradise Island, Bahamas
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2423931317
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, National Park, Family And Kids, Bird Watching

Preserving around 170 species of exotic palms along with other native plants, the Retreat Garden National Park covers 11 acres of gorgeous landscape. The retreat is home to a wide variety of birds and pulls tourists from all over the world for bird-watching.

In 1920’s, the place along with a small house was bought by colonial civil servant Arthur Langlois and his wife Margaret who was a Bahamian. Langlois was passionate about horticulture and was known to experiment in this filed. Today, after around 80 years, the place still maintains all of his plants and is a serene getaway in Nassau for nature lovers and tree lovers.

The place also has a small museum and a gift shop where you can shop for souvenirs. When here, don’t forget to ask for a guided tour of the place and if you are feeling adventurous, you can ask for a map of the place to take a self-guided tour.

The Retreat Travel Tips

  • Carry your own snacks and water with yourself and wear conformable clothes with sturdy shoes.

Entrance Ticket Details For The Retreat

  • Entry is Free.
  • Call up the place for park admission and tours fees.

The Retreat Hours

  • The place is open weekdays. Call up the place for precise park timings and tour schedule.

How to Reach The Retreat

  • By Ferry Terminal: Paradise Island Ferry Terminal. (around 4 kilometers away)
  • By Taking a Jitney (minibus)
  • By Taxi
  • By Renting a Car/ Scooter/ Bike.
  • On Foot


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  • The Retreat Address: Village Road, Nassau & Paradise Island, Bahamas
  • The Retreat Contact Number: +1-2423931317
  • The Retreat Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Best time to visit The Retreat(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Retreat: 06:00 Hrs
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  • 0.29% of people who visit Nassau include The Retreat in their plan

  • 95% of people start their The Retreat visit around 10 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see The Retreat

Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Retreat

People normally club together Parliament Street and Paradise Beach while planning their visit to The Retreat.

People also prefer to start their day with The Retreat.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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