Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices, Manuel Antonio

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.
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  • It's hard to put into words why I enjoyed this place so much. It could be that it was one of the few places that seems to have kept the culture of Costa Rica that we remembered the previous visit to t...  more »
  • Vanilla and cinnamon and cardamom and herbs and spices and lots of info on making your own compost and now I want to cultivate vanilla orchids and hang them from my trees. Great Great tour!  more »
  • From Henry, the owner, driving us back and forth from our hotel to the people doing the onsite tour, everyone was very friendly and knowledgeable in the art of spices. Walking the farm, seeing the pla...  more »
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