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Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere

Vallee de Grande Riviere, Vieux-Habitants 97119, Guadeloupe
+590 590 98-3414
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Informative and tasty at the same time!

Situated on the most intense road you have ever seen, it was a harrowing experience just to make it... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Montreal, Canada
Part History, Part Coffee,Part Botanic Garden

This was once a big coffee plantation. It is now a historic restoration and grows a little coffee... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Adrian, Michigan
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“beans” (3 reviews)
“blind corners” (2 reviews)
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Vallee de Grande Riviere, Vieux-Habitants 97119, Guadeloupe
+590 590 98-3414

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Situated on the most intense road you have ever seen, it was a harrowing experience just to make it to La Grivilière. Barely one lane in places, riddled with steep inclines and blind corners, it required much straining just to see the road on the...More

2  Thank skyisblu
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was once a big coffee plantation. It is now a historic restoration and grows a little coffee. The tour tells about some of the tropical plants, making of coffee, and the history of the plantation. The tour ends with coffee or chocolate. Keep your...More

1  Thank ChuckPMi
Reviewed 26 November 2016

As others have pointed out, the road to the plantation itself will have you wondering why you ever decided to go and whether you're going in the right direction. Blame the coffee plant for preferring high altitude locations. Once you've made the journey, the tours...More

8  Thank vmarkovg
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The tour of this 18th century coffee and cacao plantation takes about an hour; they go more or less on the hour (ours left 8 minutes after). Although mostly given in French, it is easy enough to follow and our guide spoke in English whenever...More

3  Thank JPTom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We (2 adults and 2 young of 9 and 13 years, just loved it. You learn so much in so little time. The lady who showed us around was very experienced, a very good communicator capable of adapting herself to any sort of traveler. Really...More

1  Thank Henny H
Reviewed 6 April 2016

If you visited already other botanical gardens in Guadeloupe, you can spare yourself this location because you get mostly explanations about the creole garden you already know. Not much about coffee as stated on their website and what the aim of this domain should be....More

1  Thank Marc S
Reviewed 24 March 2016

First off, Guadeloupe is a French speaking island with very little English spoken anywhere. If this is an issue for you, don't visit Guadeloupe. With that said, Habitation la Griveliere was one of the oldest coffee/coca plantations in this part of the world. Tours are...More

2  Thank Blueeyedme
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

It's a risky drive out of the way on a very treacherous road (not just my opinion, road signs reiterate this often - very steep, mostly single lane road, you need to honk your horn as you turn the corner, you'll be honking a lot!)....More

1  Thank Kiara S
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Domaine de l'Habitation de la Griveliere is a nice place, with a good mudeum at a petfect green stting. Worth visiting when you are around.

1  Thank carolineenwillem
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Very nice and easyunderstanding even if the guided tours only was in french. the guided spent 10 min to let you know the most important things about coffeeproduction and the life at the farm. The road to the farm is very narrow, drive carefully!

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