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Hacienda La Esperanza

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Aug 4, 2018
“Beautiful hacienda with paradisiac beach ”
Apr 30, 2018
“Volunteer tree planting: fun and useful”
Follow the historical trajectory of Hacienda La Esperanza Nature Reserve in Manati, one of Puerto Rico’s most prosperous sugar plantations during the 19th Century, where the main driving force behind sugar production was slavery. During this tour...more
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616 Cll La Esperanza, Manati 00674, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-5882
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Hacienda La Esperanza is a wonderful place to visit with your family. Kids will learn some history and then be able to swim in the beautiful beaches around the Hacienda. We went during the weekend and were happy to find it wasn't crowded. Unfortunately we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank idb23
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Planting trees with Para La Naturaleza was a well worth it experience. We felt helpful making a difference, especially in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma. The project has all the necessary tools and materials, just be sure you wear long pants and a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Excellent place for photo, nature observation, relaxing and History. You can experience hidden beaches and a spectacular hidden valley. Great for leisure biking or cross country running.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

This gorgeous location houses many ecosystems and also a fascinating sugar plantation tour. Well worth the time and ticket.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank k2saintwilliams
Reviewed May 7, 2017

The site was difficult for me to understand. It appeared to me there were tours and also you could gain entrance to just walk inside. The day we wanted to go, the tour was in Spanish, which we should have done. The entrance guard spoke...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank acdnh
MelissaPLN, Reservations Leader at Hacienda La Esperanza, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Hello, I'm sorry to hear you were not able to make a reservation and participate of a tour. The ground sure are beautiful and the outside areas are a great location for biking, running and walking. I’m glad that at least the ride and views...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017

Take a tour of the hacienda, visit the beaches, hit the trails, go for a bike ride support the scientists... take your pick but you won't be disappointed. These resources are being well maintained and managed. Solo, couples, teens, kids... I go once or twice...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Santos P
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Very nice road landscaping. There is a beach near this road la esperanza beach also there are very nice bike routes.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Polosreef
Reviewed January 1, 2017

This historical site is a must-see if you want to learn more about slavery or the goings-on of a sugar plantation. The tour guide did an excellent job conveying the magnitude of work and the challenges of turning sugar cane into molasses and sugar. She...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed November 3, 2016

I made reservations online through their site (Paralanaturaleza.org) for the 1 p.m. tour in Spanish on Wednesday. The drive is about an hour from San Juan. There is no signage so you need to know where to turn but once we found the road it's...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is an old Sugar Cane Hacienda. They give you a tour through the house and the mill. It is absolutely beautiful and instructional. If you are in Puerto Rico you can not miss going on this tour.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Lucy P
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Response from Jose Luis v | Reviewed this property |
Details Admission is $12/adult, and $9 for children, students and seniors. . Tours are by reservation only. Tours are offered Thursday – Sunday, at 10am, 1pm , 3pm. Only the 1pm tour is in English. Wear comfortable... More