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Arruda Pineapple Plantation

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Rua Doutor Augusto Arruda | Faja de Baixo, Ponta Delgada, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-454, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk all over the ground and check out the different growth stages of the pineapple. Located just outside the town of Ponta Delgada.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nyccouple2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boa explicação das várias fases pelas quais o ananás passa na sua maturação. Todos nós gostámos. Good explanation of the various phases through which the pineapple passes during its maturation. We all liked it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ivo S
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This is such a fun little place. It’s very small, but so interesting to see how they grow the yummy pineapples. It’s very laid back, go at your own pace, not much walking. They have a very nice gift shop and a little stand for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank h3lloLolo
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Very nice lady welcoming you to plantation.. everything was for free, and interesting. Not difficult to find, since there are plenty of signs showing where is it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank milletan
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth visiting, entrance is free, flowering pineapples beautiful and the way they grow is amazing! The place is unique as the only one in the world where they grow pineapples in the glasshouses which allow to smoke them(!). That operation make the harvest( after...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

The tour took us from downtown to the plantation. Not much to see, a little store with souvenirs. The everything pineapple store has very interesting things and the liquor is delicious

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Yoly3140
Reviewed October 30, 2018

If you are driving by, sure to pop in. Not worth a special trip. Unless you have a thing about pineapples. Gift shop very expensive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JazboOttawa
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Who knew that it could take 2 years to grow a pineapple? Who knew that pineapples could actually be sweet, not acidic, and that the center core does not have to be rock hard!? We're spoiled for life now.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Overall the place is nice, after a good pina colada I went to a souvenir shop and made my first emotional purchase. It was told to be real leather. I even talked with a sales person about the factory it was made. She said it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Inge P
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This plantation of pineapples helds about 20 greenhouses and you can see different stages of how the pineapples are grown. We found it really interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Petra K
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alexporto11
July 12, 2017|
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Response from drbroundtheworld | Reviewed this property |
The PDL airport sells the pineapples in a cardboard "box" that are approved to bring to the US. However, if you are flying from Lisbon back to the US w/ a stop in PDL on SATA airlines, they will not allow you get leave the... More
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Amanda C
May 29, 2017|
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Response from missri1986 | Reviewed this property |
Admission to this attraction is FREE. There is a lovely gift shop as well.
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Ravenhawk39
March 30, 2017|
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Response from MrPhileasF | Reviewed this property |
from memory I think it was 9 to 6pm Mon to sun
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