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Hagia Sofia

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The most spectacular botanical gardens you'll probably ever visit.

Born out of passion. Armando was a successful businessman in Monterey Mexico, helping to manage a... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Boise Idaho
Amazing out of the norm ecological learning trip

We truly loved Hagia Sofia. We loved the trip, the tour, the food, the scenery, the fruit trees... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
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Agroecological development where can be admire different phases from the cultive of fruit trees and exotic flowers. Natural sanctuary for butterflies and birds. Hagia Sofía is a paradise to return to nature and spiritual peace.
Mitla 402, Local 7 | Km2. 5 Entrada a Magdalena, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
+52 958 587 0871
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

Born out of passion. Armando was a successful businessman in Monterey Mexico, helping to manage a large clothing manufacturing plant. While doing well financially, it wasn't his dream. Hagia Sophia is. He has taken several hundred acres of land outside of Santa Maria Huatulco and...More

2  Thank IdahoJones
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We truly loved Hagia Sofia. We loved the trip, the tour, the food, the scenery, the fruit trees, flowers, all those birds and butterflies. If you are urban bound I honestly can assure you will love it as you will instantly reconnect with your hidden...More

1  Thank JoseGerardo
Reviewed June 22, 2018

My husband and I visited Hagia Sofia in June. Armando picked us up personally and ran the tour for just the two of us. He told us all about Oaxaca as we drove up the mountains and through small villages/towns. The variety of plants and...More

Thank Kristin E
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Just like their motto this place is naturally a wonder. We enjoyed nature in all his expressions. First enjoying delicious fruits grow there. Then by watching and smelling all kind of plants and flowers, a beautiful path in companion of our amazing guide, through a...More

3  Thank Pillitiquis
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Friends we made at the resort invited to visit Hagia Sofía. We decided to explore it but had no idea what to expect. Pick up was right on time and during the drive we were told a lot about the local history and plants we...More

3  Thank Noel C
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Armando (the owner) has truly carved himself out a piece of paradise to share with the world. After spending several days on the beach it was so nice to see the lush natural beauty of the foothills of the Sierra Madre. Armando has put so...More

2  Thank ClaireR2079
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is a great little beach-relief thing to do. It's a kind of experimental mountain plantation with both traditional and exotic plants, and truly amazing and wildly unusual flowers. The hiking is not strenuous, and most of it is in the shade, but it is...More

3  Thank tomevansx
Reviewed March 8, 2018

We really enjoyed this tour of Armando's gardens, fruit trees and tropical plants. Very peaceful setting alongside the Magdelana River - a work in progress that is most admirable. Loved the swim in the river at the waterfall - very refreshing. Good snacks and a...More

2  Thank Gerri D
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Armando (the owner) the place sparkling in indigenous plantings of flora and fauna.Anyone into nature would be missing out by not visiting

1  Thank redhrse555
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful and surprising day trip to Hagia Sofia in early February. Armando signed us up for the trip and promised us a day of interesting fruit, flowers, trees and waterfalls. None of it disappointed. Our driver was competent, informative and friendly and...More

5  Thank Esther M
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Evelyn H
August 29, 2018|
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Response from Pillitiquis | Reviewed this property |
You will be able to do a very small part and maybe stay in the breakfast/lunch area.