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Orquideas Moxviquil

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The guide was very friendly and helpful. Not sure how much English he speaks, so a bit of Spanish would be helpful.

Beautifully kept gardens, lots of stunning orchids and bromeliads. A great way to spend an hour or... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Vancouver, Canada
We loved the reserve

My husband and I went to the reserve and had a really wonderful time. It was really peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Oakland CA
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Orquideas Moxviquil, OM, began in 1994 with a passionate desire to rescue the fallen flora of Chiapas's ever depleting forests. NOTE: Please enter through the OM entrance, NOT the Moxviquil entrance to experience the full magic of OM. The desire to...more
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Periferico Norte #4 | Ojo de Agua, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Beautifully kept gardens, lots of stunning orchids and bromeliads. A great way to spend an hour or two.

Thank sourcepointted
Reviewed 10 April 2018

My husband and I went to the reserve and had a really wonderful time. It was really peaceful and quiet, and the orchids and bromeliads that grow everywhere are stunning. For us it was really nice to walk around outside, take some pictures, just enjoy...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the Moxviquil Jardín very much and received a personal tour and history of the garden from a gentleman who has been working there for many years. He was so generous and gave us a a botanical experience of the many of the different...More

Thank BrookC73
Reviewed 8 January 2018

If you are a plant freak then you must not skip this amazing place. Greenhouse full of orchids, bromeliads and tropicals that will send you over the moon. Very nice and friendly who will give you a good deal of information if you speak Spanish....More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 13 November 2017

A very good collection of epyphites .. not a manicured garden, rather a botanical garden. A very nice selection and We were very impressed.

Thank IanAnderson
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I found this place to be quite nice, especially the longer loop hike up behind the botanical garden to the cave. However, the guy at the entrance was a sheister. A quick search online or asking at the hostel and you'll find that the entrance...More

3  Thank Stanislas B
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Exceeded my expectations. This place was beautiful. It cost me 50p to look around the grounds and the 2 greenhouses (with a quick tour), and 50p to go on the hike. Great if you enjoy flowers or plants, simply want a quick natural escape, or...More

1  Thank seyfried13c
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This botanical garden, though small, is wonderfully curious and has two crazily lush, exotic greenhouses that completely take you out of San Cristobal de las Casas. As an added bonus, Moxviquil has a beautiful hiking trail that goes up the mountain which should not be...More

Thank Andsterm
Reviewed 4 June 2017

About a half hour hike from Centro across a highway sits the orchid sanctuary, which is a pleasant change from the cobbled streets and traffic of the city. Wandering through the garden, one needs to slow down and pay attention to details (not a rose...More

1  Thank Bijougirl1441
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Due to it's location out of town and lack of any docents or posted information, I can't recommend this activity, unless you are a knowledgable and avid botanical garden enthusiast

Thank RodF287
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26 April 2017|
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Response from Cisco D | Property representative |
yes it is. you can use, avenida yajalon or general utrillo. it is about 1.8 kilometers from the plaza central. or taxi, $35 pesos.
4 September 2016|
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OM is beautiful every day of the year. Every day present wonderful flowers, sights and smells. This is a great time to visit, the rainy season, May till November, because all is green, lush and filled with life. March and... More
16 July 2016|
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Response from Cisco D | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry. We do not sell plants.