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Hacienda Buena Vista, Ponce

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Farm
Wake up to not only smell the coffee beans, but also learn the history of how they were produced, at Hacienda Buena Vista. One of Puerto Rico’s best remaining examples of a 19th-century coffee plantation, the site was established in 1833 and stretches across 33.1 ha (81.8 ac) of fertile land, including a subtropical forest. Take a tour of the plantation, fully refurbished and in complete working order, to gain a harrowing insight into the lives of the slaves who worked here. Step inside the farm and grinding mill to witness the power of the Rio Canas and how it operates the still-working hydraulic turbine. If you don't feel like taking a tour, enjoy a self-guided wander through the property. See Hacienda Buena Vista and all Ponce has to offer by arranging your trip with our Ponce online trip itinerary planner.
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  • TERRIBLE DISAPPOINTMENT - Drove from San Juan to be told is told that we must have a reservation to be admitted to the grounds. This is not what what we learned from website  more »
  • Set away up a small road and a green glen. This former coffee processing plant was fun to visit and informative. The tour told us quite a bit that we did not now. Having stayed at Puerto Rico for a.....  more »
  • Very good and amiable place to visit out of the metro area. They have a great restaurant and activity center for celebration of weddings, birthdays ect. Large parking secure area. Just of PR30 road heading towards San Lorenzo.
  • David is an amazing tour guide. Very well spoken and knowledgeable. Definately knows his stuff.

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