Guided tour

San Jose: Casa Hacienda La Esperanza Coffee Experience

San Jose: Casa Hacienda La Esperanza Coffee Experience

From US$ 89 per person

Explore the largest coffee farm in Costa Rica, Aquiares. Enjoy the picturesque natural landscape and learn about the process of coffee production.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 8 hours
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Spanish, English, French


  • Start your adventure with fresh coffee and pastries
  • Live for a day in this vibrant community
  • Swim by the waterfall
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch
Full description
Begin your journey with a warm welcome to Casa Hacienda La Esperanza at 8:30 AM, where you will be able to enjoy a selection of pastries with coffee. Then, move on to visit the Ceibo Lookout and experience the vibrant community in the local church. After the church, go to plant your own coffee tree and experience picking coffee. After that, view for yourself the mighty waterfall and benefit from the option to take a swim in the flowing water. Return to La Esperanza and indulge with a delicious, traditional lunch. Next, learn about the production of coffee during a tour at the beneficio and see the roasting of coffee beans. End your day at the cafeteria, where refreshments can be purchased.  
  • Friendly, professional guide
  • Entrance fees to the farm, mill and church
  • Welcome coffee
  • Beverages
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Transportation to or from attractions

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Meeting point

Casa Hacienda La Esperanza, Aquiares. Provincia de Cartago, Turrialba, Costa Rica

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking
  • A maximum of 15 people per booking and a minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
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Overall rating

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I started out with this experience realizing it was going to take some expense and time to get to Aquiares' La Esperanza. I even considered cancelling when I realized this. I am glad I didn't! Well worth the time and expense to get to the location. We arrived in the morning to La Esperanza and we were absolutely awestruck by this home. It's over 100 years old and has been recently updated while keeping all the charm. We enjoyed a light breakfast outside overlooking the volcano and gardens. Then our education of the town, people, company and plantation commenced. At every turn, we were enamored by the people and the educational aspect of the tour. This is what tourism should be all about. We loved it. We were a private group of four of us, and we felt like we received the VIP treatment the entire time. We saw how coffee starts out from seed, learned the educational aspects of the whole process, learned how the plantation operates, visited a national historic monument church located

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August 27, 2019

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Product ID: 204805