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WOW! Worth it for the View!

We booked a tour to Sitio De Mata and the Hacienda Tayutic through Princess Cruises. We really... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Presho, South Dakota

Having looked at the tours that were offered by our cruise line, we decided to take this tour. And... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
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Sitio de Mata, Turrialba 83-6151, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We booked a tour to Sitio De Mata and the Hacienda Tayutic through Princess Cruises. We really debated about taking an 8 hour tour but we highly recommend it. It is one of the best tours we have done and the time flew by. Our...More

1  Thank DIVESD
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We went on this excursion to Hacienda Tayutic in our recent cruise stop in Puerto Limon in January 2017. The area around the pier was very poor and looked unsafe. We were glad that we took the ship’s excursion instead of venturing on our own,...More

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Having looked at the tours that were offered by our cruise line, we decided to take this tour. And what a tour it was. Even the 2hr bus ride was very good, and we learnt alot about Costa Rica. Once at Hacienda Tayutic, we found...More

Thank Karanszia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This visit was part of a shore excursion that was a 2 hour bus ride from the port of Limon to the hacienda. The ride out gives one a better feel for the country from a shabby city area with barred windows out to the...More

Thank russpei
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Fascinating tour showing the journey from of sugar cane juice into brown sugar and fudge, roasting coffee beans. grinding, then brewing coffee, macadamia nut sorting and processing. Lunch was delicious with an amazing vista. The guide was interesting, knowledgeable and amusing. Learned a lot about...More

Thank Penelope L
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We chosed this place for our cruise ship shore excursion in Costa Rica. It took about 2 hour to reach it by bus from Port Limon. We drove along the banana plantation field and beautiful tropical forest. We arrived at about 10.30 in the place...More

2  Thank Darnel-HDI
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Toured a 100 year old family owned Hacienda in the mountains near Turrialba. This was an amazing experience the lush green scenery, seeing the peaks of mountains in the distance some covered with a halo of fog, quaint villages with well-maintained homes bordered with flowers...More

2  Thank vision54
Reviewed 7 September 2015

we went here as part of our organised tour and were so glad we got to see the views - which are just sublime. We were provided with a traditional lunch and then our guide took us through the processes of making sugar from sugar...More

1  Thank cupoftea22
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This quiet attraction is tucked away in the most beautiful village of Sitio de Mata outside of Turrialba. I did a homestay with a family in the village whose mom happened to work at La Hacienda. I got to see the attraction for free because...More

1  Thank Shane C
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The long drive from San Jose was absolutely worth it! This mountainside property has sugar cane, coffee, macadamia trees and lots of other types of flora and fauna that will hold the interest of anyone interested in Biology. The restaurant is located in an area...More

Thank Alicia S
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