Heart of Palm Tour
Straight to the heart! “Palmito” is a product obtained from various species of palm trees.This tour will delight you with several of the products that can be obtained from these beautiful palm trees, all in an artisanal way.
- Activity Level Leisurely
- Group Size Medium Group
Three wonderful women have put their hope and faith in creating the only heart of palm tour in southern Costa Rica. Jacana Rey is a family project led by one of our main guides in the area, Eida Fletes. She is also a mushroom specialist and an excellent cook.
You will learn about the history of the palm heart and the extraction process, then the tour ends with an exquisite variety of dishes, all made with the palm grown on her farm.
This farm is located in La Palma, 24 km from Puerto Jiménez.
What to bring? Insect repellent, sunblock, water, hat or cap, closed shoes or closed sandals.
- Local guide in Spanish
- Delicious tasting
- Transport from Pto. Jiménez to La Palma or viceversa
- Day 1 Heart of Palm Tour
09:00 a.m.* Meet Eida and walk around the plantation.09:30 a.m. Demostration and extraction of heart of palm.10:00 a.m. Tasting.* You can choose the time you want to start this tour. Normally 9am or 2pm.
Este tour no requiere alojamiento.