A coffee plantation tour unlike any other! Start the first part of your morning by getting picked up at your hotel by one of our knowledgeable and warm guides. After pickup in a luxury vehicle, your guide will proceed to the south central mountainous region of Puerto Rico.
This region is home to Puerto Rico's authentic and gourmet coffee haciendas. Here you will be able to relax enjoy some of Puerto Rico's finest coffee. You will also learn about the processing and the history of the coffee bean. You will learn what it takes to make coffee truly gourmet. Discover how Puerto Rico’s unique micro climates and fertile soils combine to create conditions ideal for growing gourmet beans. What better way to cap off the afternoon than by learning from the experts on how to prepare the very best coffee!
Your day will start with complimentary hotel pickup by a friendly and knowledgeable guide. Your guide will escort you through three ecosystems spanning six cities taking you to the highest peaks of Puerto Rico where the best coffee is grown. The group will stop at a local gourmet coffee hacienda. There you will discover the processing techniques that turn cacao into coffee beans! See each step that takes you from hacienda to your cup and learn what makes the Puerto Rican coffee truly gourmet! You will discover how Puerto Rico’s unique micro-climates and fertile soils combine to create conditions ideal for growing Arabic gourmet beans. The second part of this tour is at the coffee processing plant. Walking through these areas you can see the first classification of the coffee grains, afterwards the process of the de-pulping of quality coffee takes place in the grinders. Next, the natural honey of the grain is cut in the fermentation tanks and a process is carried out that is significant to the taste of the coffee. The coffee is then dried and stored in the warehouse. This grain is now ready to be peeled, and then exported or roasted. The third stop will be at the roasted area, where you can observe the different types of roasts that are offered. Here you will have the opportunity to purchase the highest quality of authentic Puerto Rican gourmet coffee. After an amazing experience at one of Puerto Rico's finest coffee hacienda's your guide will take you back to your hotel in a comfortable luxury vehicle.