The Vanilla tour, or “Botanical Garden & Spice Tour”, is one of the region´s rarest and most unique experiences. The tour is located on a farm called “Villa Vainilla”, about 10 miles east of Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. The farm is a tropical laboratory for sustainable griculture. During the farm tour you experience the sights and aromas of vanilla, tropical spices, cocoa, essential oil, and ornamental plants. Learn about sustainable practices such as composting, mulching, animal husbandry, permaculture, spice drying and our unique aerated compost tea system for disease prevention and plant nutrition.