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Vanilla Plantation and Tropical Spices Tasting Tour

  • Taste freshly-grown tropical spices in drinks and treats prepared by an in-house pastry chef
  • Learn about how crops like vanilla go from growth to packaging
  • Walk through a beautiful and biodiverse plantation
USD $72.00

Per Person


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Vanilla Plantation and Tropical Spices Tasting Tour

Highlights

  • Taste freshly-grown tropical spices in drinks and treats prepared by an in-house pastry chef
  • Learn about how crops like vanilla go from growth to packaging
  • Walk through a beautiful and biodiverse plantation

Description

This half day tour of a vanilla spice plantation will introduce you to the tastes, aromas, and growing practices of a variety of delicious and useful crops, including:

  • Vanilla
  • Cinnamon
  • Cocoa
  • Black pepper
  • Tumeric
  • A variety of tropical spices
  • Essential oil plants
  • Medicinal plants
  • Ornamental tropical plants
  • Orchids
  • Bromeliads

The day begins in the warehouse, where spices are dried, processed, and packaged after being harvested. You then walk the “Epiphyte Trail” and wind your way through the plantation. The walk includes passing a fish pond and stopping at a lookout to enjoy some amazing views. After the walk comes the “Flavors of the World Tasting,” where an in-house pastry chef prepares a variety of drinks and gourmet spice treats for you to try! Everything you taste is fresh from the farm and made from scratch.

The plantation includes 27 acres of agricultural production and 125 acres of primary and secondary rainforest and overlooks Manuel Antonio National Park.

Duration

3 to 4 hours

What’s Included

  • Transportation to and from Manuel Antonio hotels
  • Tour
  • Spice tasting

What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera

Important Notes

  • Departure times: 9:00 am  and  1:00 pm
  • The price may increase if your lodging is outside of the normal pickup area in Manuel Antonio

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Villa Vanilla, Naranjito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

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Villa Vanilla, Naranjito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica 9.472482, -84.057273

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