Manuel Antonio’s Villa Vanilla tropical spice plantation sits on 125 acres of primary and secondary rainforest. Certified organic and biodynamic, Villa Vanilla is home to a variety of spices and plants, including cocoa, Ceylon cinnamon, and of course, vanilla. This tour involves a gentle walk through the plantation, along a unique garden trail. At the Punta Mira Viewpoint, you’ll experience the “Flavors of the World” tasting menu – an assortment of gourmet chocolate, vanilla, and Ceylon cinnamon treats, among other spices and seasonal tropical fruits. This tour is a unique “foodie” experience with a major focus on sustainability.
- Duration: half-day, departs in the morning or afternoon. *Note: On Saturdays, only the morning tour is available.
- Passenger Minimum: 2
- Difficulty: easy
- What to Bring: comfortable shoes, sunscreen, comfortable clothing, hat, or bandana
- Includes: transfers, guide, and spice tasting
- Tour Type: cultural, culinary