Hacienda El Paraiso, El Cerrito
(4.8/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
The lush scenery of an old sugarcane plantation comes to life at Hacienda El Paraiso. The hacienda was formerly owned by author Jorge Isaccs who became famous for his book “Maria” (which was later adapted into a movie). The gardens feature a peaceful, romantic vibe coupled with the subtle sound of the local river flowing through the surrounding canals. Browse the small shop offering wine tastings and scented candles, and later relax under the shade of the gazebos while enjoying a traditional beverage. Guides will narrate the story of Ephraim and Mary while giving you a tour of the home here, bringing the literature to life. Using our international travel planner, El Cerrito attractions like Hacienda El Paraiso can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This old finca is so beautiful. We didn't know the story behind the house, but the setting alone was worth the drive. We also drove up the mountain behind the house until there was no more pavement. 
  • Stroll to the history guided by a story full of love and romance, excellent experience, give you opportunity to get dressed in time and take good photos and buy souvenir! Excellent
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  • A typical upper class of the region's 19th-century hacienda. It is in excellent condition and is one of the stories of the most important romantic novel of Colombia.
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  • The House where lived the poet Jorge Isaacs, close to Cali, an interesting walk to learn a little more about this Valle del Cauca author novel "María".
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  • Must to visit & co over a bit of the valluna culture
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  • Is beautiful, those who like the story is perfect, in its to the left are various atraiciones, rivers, restaurants... excellent to spend a weekend in family or friends
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  • the Hacienda paradise El Cerrito valle del cauca Colombia history
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  • Very good place, my Spanish teacher put us to make the reading of this book and I loved it it is based on a true story and is a very good novel. One day the profera told us that if our parents invite us to walk that we say that we want to go there and I hope that someday we check thank you teacher
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