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Vallee de la Vanille

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Very interesting explanations about the whole process of cultivating and preparing vanilla as well... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2019
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Quebec City, Canada
Friendly and Knowledgeable

I have visited Vallee de la Vanille several times with tour groups and they are always very... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The name makes you think this is a big plantation or even a group of plantations which could be explored in several hours. Actually it is simply 1 small plantation which you can see within a few minutes. The presentation by the owner is interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

Very interesting explanations about the whole process of cultivating and preparing vanilla as well as about what makes Taha'a vanilla so special. The owners greet visitors very warmly. It was the best part of our visit to Taha'a main island.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

I have visited Vallee de la Vanille several times with tour groups and they are always very accommodating. The staff speak English well and provide a great overview of how Tahitian vanilla is produced. You can smell the vanilla in the air when they are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

Great food, friendly staff and a beautiful view! They are very accommodating with any special requests - the food is excellent.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

Don’t expect to see vanilla flowers, though you can find out in details about the harving process. And you can buy natural vanilla.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

Our catamaran captain took us here. It was a very interesting talk explaining the growth and harvesting of the vanilla bean and the passion they take in their farm! However, as it was the end of the ‘season’, they said didn’t have any vanilla beans...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank JACameron
Reviewed December 12, 2018

As part of our Tahaa tour with Arii Moana tours, we visited this little farm. We received an interesting and thorough explanation of the time-consuming process of growing vanilla beans. I have a new appreciation of why these beans are so expensive! Very kind staff,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

Initially, I was hesitant to do this tour, I thought I may be bored. I was wrong though. This is a family run farm, and everyone we encountered was friendly and knowledgeable. The first part of the tour was an introduction to what they do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

I was amazed to know that vanilla beans grow on vines and not trees! Truly learned alot about this spice and didn't know that Ta'haa vanilla isn't exported all over the world so it's pretty exclusive to the surrounding area and I believe they do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MMM1968
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This was an amazing experience, seeing and learning about the vanilla plantation, how they grow and harvest it (hand pollinating every flower blew my mind), and then we were able to buy it in many forms. The Tamanu oil they make there exclusively on the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Jana L
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Response from Y_Kathy | Reviewed this property |
Le Tahaa, where we were staying, arranged a group tour with a private company. It is a small farm which might make it difficult to schedule a tour on your own.
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GregCinVA
September 29, 2018|
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Response from Arjun S | Reviewed this property |
We visited in the afternoon and they were open. Suggest you call before to ensure they have space as other large groups may come through.
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