The Botanical Garden is an academic bet of the National University of Colombia, managed by the San Andres Caribbean Main Office. With an area that covers 79.718 m², it has 423 plant species, 18,500 plants and has been open to the public since 2008.
The Botanical garden is an area of conservation, research, education and entertainment, recreating structurally five strategic areas: 1) the glossology garden; 2) the viewpoint and its permanent exhibition areas; 3) the main trail with a representation of the ecosystems and the plants according to their usefulness and four lots emblematic of important ssocio-culturalpecies; 4) over six acres of preserved and conserved forest, which contains nature trails ending in a turtle nursery; 5) an administrative and research area with laboratories consisting of herbal, arthropofauna, microscopy and area plants, all ending at the nursery. This Garden is a vital space for birds who are residents and visitors of flora and fauna, taking advantage of the richness and conservation. Colombia is one of the few mega-diverse countries and the first with 1,885 bird species.
We are committed to the conservation of the flora and fauna of the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve of the San Andrés Archipelago, Providencia and Santa Catalina, Colombian Caribbean.