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Hacienda Buena Vista

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Great Coffee

Very nice Visit. The drive is nice and its very close to Ponce. Definitely recommend to visit if... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lFOD2015
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Still a winner

As a long time fan of Hacienda Buena Vista I was concerned about how bad were the effects of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
34carmena
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Come up to the mountains and follow the trail to the waterfall that gave Hacienda Buena Vista its name. What used to be an important coffee plantation was also the scenario of a unique relationship between land, water and slavery. Today, at the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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8 Carr 123, Ponce 00728-2759, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-722-5882
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice Visit. The drive is nice and its very close to Ponce. Definitely recommend to visit if you are visiting Ponce. Clean and well organized. Staff is very helpfully and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a long time fan of Hacienda Buena Vista I was concerned about how bad were the effects of Hurricane Maria on the site. Over the years since at least 1993 I’ve been there about 7 or 8 times, many of them with visitors from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

The place is beautiful and they offer coffee tours with appointment. They have a little store and the are is nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is a great place for people interested in the history and culture of Puerto Rico in the 19th and very early 20th centuries. The Hacienda was a (mostly) coffee plantation although it had other products as well. The tour is very informative and educational....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

I have had the pleasure of visiting Hacienda Buena Vista four times; each visit has been amazing! The coffee plantation has been lovingly restored by Para la Naturaleza, a non-profit organization that is actively working to restore deforested lands in Puerto Rico, salvaging turtle habitats,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Just arrived and get surprised about security in the gate. After asking why i was there tell me to leave 10:30 to come back after 12:30. Never came back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Edgar R
MelissaPLN, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Buena Vista, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Dear Edgar, Because of the limited amount of spaces available for tours at Hacienda Biena Vista, and the volume of visitors we receive on some days, we ask all our guests to please make a reservation in advance. We are sorry you didn’t get to...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice hacienda tour. Marie explained very well the history of it. Short 1.5h tour, easy walk. Take some water as it’s all outside. Most of the paths are in the shades.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Danielle K
Reviewed April 2, 2018

didn't get to visit it for a tour. Only got to stroll around with volunteers who are knowledgable. the road here is kind of dangerous

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Excellent spot to remenbrace a belle epoque de la industría del cafe en Puerto Rico. Dont miss it!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rgordillopr
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

This place is owned by an NGO whose mission is conservation. Ray, our tour guide is clearly deeply committed to preserving the Hacienda and no hurricane will derail him, so let’s start with housekeeping: you can’t just show up without a reservation! The tours are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Jea F
February 11, 2016|
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Response from June W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was hard to find a link. The Puerto Rico Conservation Trust web site will get you there. There are other eco tours on this site so just look for the Buena Vista Hacienda. Then look for the button that says... More
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Taipo
February 23, 2015|
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Response from Sharon D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the specific answer to that (and evidently this website doesn't allow me to put in specific websites anyway!), but I googled the Hacienda Buena Vista, and came up with all sorts of websites that should give all... More
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Joye S
January 24, 2015|
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Response from Camalia | Reviewed this property |
You have to call to make reservations. The staff speaks Spanish and English. Their number is (787) 722-5882. They will give you times available for the day that you plan to visit. You must show up no more than 30 mins prior... More
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