LIFE AT AN HACIENDA
THE DOORWAY TO COSTA RICA’S CULTURE, HERITAGE AND NATURE.
Discover the most spectacular valleys of Costa Rica, learn about its ancient traditions and taste its tropical flavors: coffee, sugar cane and macadamia nuts.
This unique tour demonstrates Costa Rica’s history and culture, which comes to life and gives the visitors a profound experience. Enjoy it all at ease: The lovely colonial log house, the beautiful XIX century church which has been perfectly reconstructed with its wonderfully lit windows, the dream gardens, the exquisite orchids, the aromatic herb garden, the capricious stone labyrinth, the pond and the unexplainable pre-Colombian round stones.
Your visit will change your concept of a typical day in the working fields, by immersing you in the agricultural aspects of the coffee, macadamia nuts and sugar cane plantations. You will learn about the macadamia nuts’ process and you will taste our delicious macadamia nuts with different flavors. This tour of ancient Costa Rica will give you a step by step, hands on experience with the brown sugar that is organically grown: you will taste the juicy sugar cane and you will see how the famous “tapa de dulce” is made. Besides, our guests will observe the way in which farmers collect coffee in a plantation, as well as the drying and peeling processes. You will enjoy the delicious aroma of the toasted coffee grains. Finally, you will accompany your lunch with a cup of one of the best coffees in the world.
You can leisurely walk around the dream gardens. The philosophy of protecting the traditions and architectural legacy of Hacienda Tayutic allows guests to admirestructures that are more than a century old. During the delicious gourmet Costar Rican lunch, you will enjoy gourmet coffee, delicious macadamia nuts and the excellent organic sugar, all of them produced by Hacienda Tayutic. Tayutic’s beauty and elegance make this place unforgettable.
Suggested items to bring for the Hacienda Tayutic’s tour:
Parking lot, restrooms, restaurant and an exclusive gift shop with Hacienda Tayutic’s products and local arts and crafts.
The minimum operation is of two people, even if you are arriving to Hacienda Tayutic on your own or have rented car or if you coming through hired transportation. We offer transportation from San Jose and provide packages that include food.