The tourist penetrates the cocoa and banana plantations through short and safe paths that reach a maximum of 100 meters, there they will be given information about the history and the production and harvest processes of the two most important crops in Ecuador. They will subsequently watch the clonal cocoa plants spreading process in the biggest “Cocoa nursery plant of the country” where 500,000 clonal plants are produced each year.
TROPICAL FRUITS COLLECTION AND BIRD LIST IN THE HACIENDA CAÑAS
The farm has one of the biggest collection of tropical fruit trees in the country, we can find over 50 species that go by the Biodiversity concept, since many of these are endangered species.
INFRASTRUCTURE AND SERVICES
The farm has excellent facilities such as cabins, dining room, roads, signage, parking areas, viewpoint, security, and more, all in a unique beauty environment with tropical vegetation, rivers and various bird species.
CUISINE AND TOURIST ASSISTANCE
We provide personalised assistance in our comfortable dinning-cabin and the food we serve is based on local cuisine from the coast accompanied by the famous “Cocoa Juice” and the patacones (fried slices) of “Breadfruit”. Tables are decorated with flowers and tropical fruits as well as with cocoa pods and banana bunches.
FOLK DANCE SHOWS
During lunch, a Folk Dance Group with traditional dancing and music from the coastal countryside may show up. Be part of an unforgettable adventure and discover the secrets hidden in the cocoa and banana plantations from their sowing to their exportation. In Hacienda Cañas we are prepared to welcome and organize especial events for groups up to 300 people. We offer especial rates for groups and private shows.