Coast from the Jardin du Roi spice garden above Anse Royale.

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Le Jardin du Roi


Located 2km up in the hills above Anse Royale, this lush spice garden owes its existence to Pierre Poivre, the French spice entrepreneur. There is a self-guided walk around the 35-hectare orchard-crossed-with-forest. The planter's house contains a one-room museum and there's a pleasant cafe-restaurant with smashing views down to the coast. Homemade jams, marmalade and spices are available at the gift shop.

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