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Hacienda Buena Vista

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Address: Carr 123 Km. 16. 8, Ponce 00728, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +(1)7872847020
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Wed - Sun 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The hacienda on this 19th-century coffee plantation not only protected the...

The hacienda on this 19th-century coffee plantation not only protected the coffee beans from rain, but established a farm to feed the black and Puerto Rican slaves who tended the plantation.

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Back in Time!!!

Is like traveling in time, when life was more simple. You will learn how the coffee was collected and processed thru water machinery. Thanks to places like Hacienda Buena Vista we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jay G
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Is like traveling in time, when life was more simple. You will learn how the coffee was collected and processed thru water machinery. Thanks to places like Hacienda Buena Vista we can learn about our culture and about our heritage. Hope we never loss a place like this. Go enjoy the tour and dont forget to taste the coffee from... More 

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Thank Jay G
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was interesting to see how they have converted this plantation. The information was good. Be sure to get very clear directions, as this place isn't the easiest to find. In fact we went about 15 minutes the wrong way before we figured that out. In the end, worth the trip once we got there.

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Thank MSandersCarroll
Cayey, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place to know about history. The trip was interesting. My family and friend love it. It is a good place to be in touch with the nature.

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Thank mia192009
Dallas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enter through the original compound that comprises the farm and it's necessary buildings. Guided tour teaches you basics about coffee, how it's grown, harvested and sold. Beautiful grounds. Use of running water to power the 1890's processing machinery. They want you to schedule a tour, but if you show up, you can take your chances on getting a tour. Chance... More 

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Thank Michael M
Antioch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

If you like nature, Coffee plantation and lots of trees, a little creek with a few ponds, walk on a nice trail, i mean, complete nature, then this is your place. We took their Almost 2 hours tour and enjoyed every minute of It. Totally recommend It. Our tour Guide was very knowledgeable and made the time more interesting.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I thought this was a tour for coffee processing, but it's more of an educational tour on earth conservation. So not what I th get it was. A nice tour still.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We enjoyed this visit but wouldn't rave about it. The family home and coffee processing equipment seemed to have been well renovated and it was interesting to see how people lived and the clever inventions they had used. Some farm animals were being kept as they were years ago. Observing the machinery in operation (even if just briefly) was interesting.... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

A restored, fully functioning coffee farm and gringing mill. All equipment runs on hydro power! The tours are interesting with amazing history and a walking tour to show the way water ran through the different buildings to make all the machinery work and then a return to the river. The tours are done in English and Spanish. It was very... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Drove 1.5 hrs one way .... Was hoping it was worth it and it was! Great historical information. Father and 18yr old daughter enjoyed and said it was worth it. Only disappointing thing was that the only EN tour was at 1:30 in the MIDDLE of the day. 17 yr old son and mom took off for Boardwalk!

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Thank StaceyA1967
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Love the site, the people, the expirience of travellin into the past and all the momeries it brings back

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