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La Gran Vista

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Spring Break at La Gran Vista

It was an excellent trip. Donald, the owner, is so welcoming. I learned so much the whole week and... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
Nadia K
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Alachua, Florida
Loved it!

I had such an amazing time volunteering here! I highly recommend! Such a wonderful place! I... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
Jessica D
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6 Mar 2016
“Spring Break at La Gran Vista”
26 Feb 2016
“Loved it!”
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

It was an excellent trip. Donald, the owner, is so welcoming. I learned so much the whole week and each task was so fascinating. The work was tiring but with a positive attitude the work was so rewarding since you saw the project done. You...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Nadia K
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I had such an amazing time volunteering here! I highly recommend! Such a wonderful place! I volunteered with ASB and I learned so much about sustainability and Costa Rican culture while I was here. Donald and his wife are very hospitable and accommodating to everyone's...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I spent about 1 month with Donald and family and I am grateful for the experience. Donald has spent years with the Costa Rican Department of Agriculture so his knowledge of farming is vast. They're a welcoming family and I recommend stopping in and learning...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Luke K
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I was solo-traveling to Costa Rica and had the unique experience of staying at la finca. While groups can take on big projects, going by myself offered me more of a an in-depth look at the farm as well as made me feel like part...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Reyna Y
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I was fortunate enough to spend a week at La Gran Vista on an alternative spring break trip. Thanks to Donald, the entire trip was mapped out and planned for us. All the arrangements were made for us, making our transition into another country, another...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Stefanie K
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I'm not exaggerating when I say that the week I spent at La Gran Vista was the best week of my life. I went here on an alternative spring break trip with 20 or so other students, from both my university, Elon, as well as...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Alaina K
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed for a week last spring with Donald his wife and family at their beautiful farm in Costa Rica. I was an advisor for the university that I work for on an alternative spring break trip. It was myself another advisor and 15 college...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Travis P
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I spent 1 month with Donald and Xinia in the Finca, and it was a great experience : The place is amazing (close to Dominical play as, close to Chirripo and the nice little town of San Isidro), xinia is an excellent cook, and I...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank cecilooouuu1
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I spent 2 of my college spring breaks at La Gran Vista. After the first one, I honestly thought it was the most fulfilling experience of my life. I enjoyed it so much that I had to go back the following year. Donald and his...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 4 November 2013

I can't speak about the solo travelers, but our group really enjoys going to La Gran Vista. For one week stay this was a great place for service opportunities while learning about agriculture and development. Beautiful location and delicious food. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank IntlAZ
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