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Hacienda Buena Vista

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Hacienda Buena Vista, considered one of Puerto Rico's best remaining examples of a coffee plantation, consists of an 87 acre agricultural complex constructed in the mid-19th century.

Barrio Magueyes, Rt PR-123, Km 16.8

Call 787-722-5882 or 787-722-5834 or 787-284-7020

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"Hacienda Buena Vista, considered one of Puerto Rico's best remaining examples of a coffee plantation, consists of an 87 acre agricultural complex constructed in the mid-19th century. The hacienda's principle buildings, grouped together within a three acre area, include the hacienda manor house, a carriage house, horse and mule stables, a caretaker's house and office, two warehouses, a hurricane shelter, a corn mill and slave quarters. A canal, beginning at the top of "Vives Waterfall," goes through an aqueduct and on to the coffee mill, which is a two-story wooden building located to the northwest of the Hacienda Manor House. At its height Hacienda Buena Vista produced and processed more than 10,000 pounds of coffee per year for shipment to Europe. The Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico purchased the land and buildings from the Vives family in 1984."

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Reservations are required for two-hour tours offered Saturday and Sunday at 8:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm, Group tours can be arranged for Wednesdays and Thursdays

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User Rating: 5/5

"Very good site"

User Comments: I have been always fascinated by this place. It is very well prepared, and the guide is very knowledgeable. You can try it as part of a tour of the center / south area of Puerto Rico.
Posted on 7/10/2006 5:25:49 PM

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