Trip Planner: Central America / Costa Rica / Province of Puntarenas / Manuel Antonio / Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices
Delight your senses with a tour of Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices, a biodynamic spice farm set in the verdant rainforest overlooking a national park. Renowned for its vanilla plantations, the farm also grows quality pepper, cinnamon, turmeric, and cocoa, plus an array of fruits and medicinal herbs. Learn about the painstaking process of vanilla cultivation, experience the aromatic tastes and smells of the organic herbs and spices, and tour the scenic grounds to see the production firsthand. During the tour you can sample beverages and treats made from fresh farm ingredients. Afterwards, browse the gift shop for some additions for your spice rack at home. A visit to Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Manuel Antonio route tool to plot your vacation.
Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices reviews
We loved this tour! Very informative presentation on herbs and their uses. We examined plants in their natural setting and learned so much about vanilla. Christopher was excellent and the treats we... more »
Very informative and delicious tour! Highly recommend a trip out to the farm to see how vanilla and many other products grow. more »
We had a wonderful time visiting this place. The drive there from Jaco was easy. We got some heavy rain once there and it made our tour even more epic. I learn a lot, very interesting. It was a lovely surprise to come here. Wish I had bought more spices.
Tour is short if you're looking for a quick afternoon or morning activity. The grounds are very pretty. Make sure you take cash, however; they don't have a credit card reader.
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