Plantation Vanilla Spice in Costa Rica
Located just outside Manuel Antonio and Quepos, the Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation cultivates a wide variety of spices, medicinal plants and exotic fruits.
The Villa Vainilla Spice Plantation is located 16 km east of Quepos with a view to the Manuel Antonio National Park. The plantation includes an agricultural production of 10 hectares and 50 hectares of primary and secondary forests. The plantation grows vanilla, cinnamon Celon, cocoa, black pepper, allspice, turmeric, and a wide variety of exotic fruits and medicinal plants. In addition, the plantation also has a large collection of epiphytes (aerial plants); including orchids, bromeliads and tillandsias.
Enjoy Villa Vainilla Plantation in Manuel Antonio
During this tour, visitors will learn to pollinate vanilla flowers. Vanilla is a great product here. It is one of the most popular flavors in the world, and it is the second most expensive flavoring agent due to its laborious cultivation and processing processes. This half-day tour is offered both in the morning and in the afternoon. The tour begins with a visit to the post-harvest warehouse where the spices are dried, processed and packaged. Afterwards, you will be able to enjoy a gentle hike along the Path of the Epiphytes, which meanders through the plantation and gives you a good look at these incredible plants.
Admire the Villa Vainilla Plantation in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica
Finally, the tour is the Spice Shoppe, where you can buy seeds and vanilla extract, hot chocolate with chili infusion, and other products made on the farm. These would be great gifts for friends in your country
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