5 Best Coffee Tours & Farms In Puerto Rico (2023)

No trip to Puerto Rico is complete without visiting a coffee farm to enjoy a cup (or more) of coffee. 

With over fifteen coffee farms, Puerto Rico has a beloved and thriving coffee culture.

Some of my fondest memories on the island involve sharing a cup of joe with a loved one at one of the beautiful haciendas around the island.  

In this article, I will cover the five best coffee tours & farms in Puerto Rico:

 

1. Hacienda Muñoz 

Hacienda Muñoz is a charming coffee farm that offers award-winning coffee and breathtaking sights.

Hacienda Muñoz has a restaurant on site where you can enjoy a cup of their coffee or specialty coffee drink and a full menu of offerings.

During your visit, you’ll get to know the ins and outs of the coffee business and the secrets behind their three-time award-winning coffee, Café Hacienda Muñoz.

Coffee is available for purchase to remember your experience after you return home.

Are you planning a party?

Hacienda Muñoz makes a great wedding and event venue. 

Here’s an Instagram reel of Hacienda Muñoz:

 
 
 
 
 
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Hacienda Munoz is located less than an hour drive from San Juan.

Here’s a Google Map showing the location of Hacienda Muñoz:

For more information, visit the Hacienda Muñoz website.

Before you head into Puerto Rico’s mountains, check out our article 15 Best Outdoor Activities In Puerto Rico.

 

2. Café Hacienda San Pedro 

Café Hacienda San Pedro takes you a century into the past.

image of Café Hacienda San Pedro
Many Taino archeological sites can be found in the region known as “the indigenous capital” of Puerto Rico, where Hacienda San Pedro is located.

This 19th-century family-owned farm has cultivated, harvested, and processed coffee the same (tasty) way for three generations.

Visitors can experience a fresh cup of coffee and a bite to eat at Hacienda San Pedro’s on site cafe.

The tour includes a guided walk through the grounds and factory, where you’ll learn more about the farm’s history. The tour ends with a freshly grounded cup of coffee. 

Here’s a video of Café Hacienda San Pedro:

Café Hacienda San Pedro is located in Jayuya, the coffee capital of the island.

This Google Map shows the location of Café Hacienda San Pedro:​​

Although perfect for a road trip, this journey is unsuitable for those prone to motion sickness.

For more information, visit the Café Hacienda San Pedro website.

Make it a day trip and explore one of Puerto Rico’s best museums, Museo el Cemí, located in the same area as Hacienda San Pedro.

Learn more in our article 12 Best Museums In Puerto Rico.

 

3. Hacienda Lealtad 

Built by Frenchman Juan Bautista Plumey in 1830, Hacienda Lealtad tells the story of profit, struggle, and revolt when the island’s coffee production was at its prime. 

image of Hacienda Lealtad
As the first hacienda to generate its own electricity to power its machinery and mills, Hacienda Lealtad became the largest and most modern of its time.

This tour perfectly mixes history, agriculture, and coffee tasting.

The tour ends with a cup of their famous medium-roast coffee, Café Lealtad, and a sample of their coffee-infused flan. 

 
 
 
 
 
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The route to Hacienda Lealtad may be challenging due to its narrow streets, curves, and location. But trust me, the trip is worth it! 

For more information, call Hacienda Lealtad at +1 (787) 897-8181.

This mountainous region is home to some of the island’s best waterfalls.

Learn more in our article 15 Best Waterfalls In Puerto Rico.

 

4. Hacienda Buena Vista

Hacienda Buena Vista is a restored mid-19th-century hydro-powered coffee plantation and museum. 

image of Hacienda Buena Vista
Hacienda Buena Vista is the perfect spot to visit if you want to explore the nearby city of Ponce.

During the tour, you’ll explore the estate’s grounds, where the workers and Vives family lived and labored to learn more about Puerto Rico’s former coffee production and distribution techniques.

Here’s a video of Hacienda Buena Vista:

Hacienda Buena Vista is located in Ponce, the “Pearl of the South”.

Here’s a Google Map with the location of Hacienda Buena Vista: 

Attention, chocolate lovers! Hacienda Buena Vista also harvests and processes cacao. 

For more information, call Hacienda Buena Vista at +1 (787) 384-7020

Learn more about the area in our article 25 Best Things To Do In Ponce.

 

5. Hacienda Tres Ángeles

Hacienda Tres Ángeles offers high-quality coffee, heavenly views, and an award-winning coffee tour.  

image of Hacienda Tres Ángeles
On an area of around 100 acres, Hacienda Tres Angeles produces 100% Arabica premium coffee.

This tour thoroughly explores the coffee-making (and tasting) process. In 2015, the World Tourism Organization awarded Hacienda Trés Ángeles the World Champions of Tourism title.

Check out the video below of Hacienda Tres Ángeles:

Hacienda Tres Ángeles is located in Adjuntas, home to the El Gigante Dormido, a mountain range whose silhouette projects what seems to be a sleeping giant.

Here’s a Google Map with the location of Hacienda Tres Ángeles:

For more information, call Hacienda Tres Ángeles at +1 (787) 360-0019.

 

 

FAQ section

Is visiting a coffee farm a fun activity for families?

Visiting a coffee farm is a fun, informative, and delicious activity for the whole family. Kids can enjoy the animals and machinery while the adults take in the delightful aromas and views.

Which coffee farm is closest to San Juan in Puerto Rico?

Hacienda Muñoz is the closest coffee farm to San Juan, Puerto Rico (around 26 miles). All the other farms take about two hours to get there, while Hacienda Muñoz is less than an hour away.

 

Final thoughts

Visiting a coffee farm is an ideal way to experience Puerto Rican culture.

So, buckle up and escape the city and beaches to discover the captivating roasts, smells and sights of Puerto Rico’s top coffee farms.  

After your coffee run, check out Puerto Rico’s chocolate farms in our article 5 Best Chocolate Tours & Farms In Puerto Rico

You may also enjoy our article 45 Best Things To Do In Puerto Rico.

Article by

Cristina Rosa

Writer at PuertoRico.com. I was born and raised in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. I know all the ins and outs of the island. For 22 years, I’ve tasted, seen, experienced, and explored most of Puerto Rico’s gems. I still have many road trips planned for all of the things that I’ve yet to experience in Puerto Rico.

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