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Hagia Sofia

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Very interesting experience

Bought it from the agency in Santa Cruz near the cruise terminal, cash only. Current prices: MXN... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calin N
Whitby, Canada
Photographer's Paradise

Escorted by owner Armando from the hotel to his magical gardens, we experienced an incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alberta, Canada
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Agroecological development where can be admire different phases from the cultive of fruit trees and exotic flowers. Natural sanctuary for butterflies and birds. Hagia Sofía is a paradise to return to nature and spiritual peace.
Mitla 402, Local 7 | Km2. 5 Entrada a Magdalena, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
+52 958 587 0871
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought it from the agency in Santa Cruz near the cruise terminal, cash only. Current prices: MXN 650 if no cooked breakfast/lunch, MXN 750 with. Food is pretty basic but for MXN 100 you'd have to fill on your own around one hour and 30...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Calin N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Escorted by owner Armando from the hotel to his magical gardens, we experienced an incredible Oaxacan adventure. Exotic butterflies, flowers, fruit trees and more we experienced 6 hours. One tip: wear walking shoes as some of the terrain may be a challenge for older folks!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ka--Alberta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hagia Sofia is the life long dream of Armando the owner. Dedicated to the preservation of flora and fauna, Armando also seeks to educate everyone on sustainable organic food sources both indigenous and from around the world. The tropical plants display incredible blooms, and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Roy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Armando picked us up promptly at 8:30 from our hotel, and on the way to Hagia Sofia he told us interesting facts about the park and other places. We were treated to a tasty traditional breakfast and lunch, and all the natural juice we wanted....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank johnyoung22222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We toured this amazing eco agri property with the owner Armando. We were treated to traditional Oaxacan food, beautiful botanical gardens and biodynamic orchards with a waterfall swim to wash it down with! Many thanks to Armando and his wonderful crew.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Johnny-B1551
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

It’s truly a magical place in which you learn about many native and non native plant species of the area. You get to try many of them all while walking through a trail. Armando picked us up and spent the whole day giving us a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anaq277
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Hagia Sofia is the most incredible garden you will ever visit. It is a vast property, curated with love by Armando, his wife, and his team. Hundreds of plant species are grown on this property, many of them local tropical fruits that you will get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Born out of passion. Armando was a successful businessman in Monterey Mexico, helping to manage a large clothing manufacturing plant. While doing well financially, it wasn't his dream. Hagia Sophia is. He has taken several hundred acres of land outside of Santa Maria Huatulco and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank IdahoJones
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We truly loved Hagia Sofia. We loved the trip, the tour, the food, the scenery, the fruit trees, flowers, all those birds and butterflies. If you are urban bound I honestly can assure you will love it as you will instantly reconnect with your hidden...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JoseGerardo
Reviewed June 22, 2018

My husband and I visited Hagia Sofia in June. Armando picked us up personally and ran the tour for just the two of us. He told us all about Oaxaca as we drove up the mountains and through small villages/towns. The variety of plants and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kristin E
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December 8, 2018|
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Response from Roy B | Reviewed this property |
There are changing rooms at the falls.
November 4, 2018|
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Response from Pillitiquis | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure is optional.
Evelyn H
August 29, 2018|
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Response from Pillitiquis | Reviewed this property |
You will be able to do a very small part and maybe stay in the breakfast/lunch area.