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Boa Vista Orchid Garden

Boa Vista Orchid Garden is an amazing an unique Quinta situated just a 5 minute car ride from Funchal centre. This Quinta has a wide variety of orchids and a 20-year-old exhibiton. This Quinta is proud to have one of the most amazing and rare exotic plants from all over the world.

Since 1960's, this Quinta belonged to the family of Cecil Garten, but today, it belongs to Ms Betty (his widow), daughter of Sir William Cooke, a famous orchid breeder. The onwer's main concern is to preserve the species of plants and flowers, some of which are close to extintion.

Don´t miss a chance of visiting this amanzing and colourful garden.

 

Open from Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Closed on Sunday and public holidays.
Rua Lombo da Boa Vista - Funchal
Phone: (+351) 291 220 468
Fax: (+351) 291 230 309
E-mail: patrickgarton@hotmail.com

 

 



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