Was the year 1987 when thought of a very ambitious project, risky and expensive. Create a large garden, as few in the world. Where should combine grandeur, diversity and grandeur. First we studied which could be the best place on the island. By studying rainfall statistics was considered the ideal spot was the area south of the island, considering the area of Ses Salines one of the driest.
Garden is a project whose core would be a paragraph and destacadísimo sector, dedicated to the cactus. Surrounded by a portion of an area dedicated to native plants, the other combined a variety of tropical plants with a large lake and a magnificent meadow grass.
For two years he worked in what had been a breeding ground level to transform it into a botanical garden, for which they were removed thousands of tons of earth to create a lake, about 10000 m² extension and a depth of 4 meters. With the excavation of this rose hills that protect it from wind, now populated to prevent erosion.
The garden was opened May 20, 1989, was named BOTANICACTUS. Today the specimens brought from various parts of the world show its best.