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Valhalla Experimental Station

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Lovely place

We went to that place with some friends on a bike tour. It's charming, we try the macadamia... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
ahernandezmatamoros
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Cute farm.

The free tour was very informative and our guide was kind. She answered lots of questions and her... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
AFowler08
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Portland, Oregon
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Valhalla Macadamia Farm is a family-owned and -run organic macadamia plantation. Our aim is to promote the planting of macadamia trees for indigenous communities to provide them with an income, food security and also to promote sustainability, the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Km 52.5 a San Miguel Duenas, San Miguel Duenas, Guatemala
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+502 5889 4925
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We went to that place with some friends on a bike tour. It's charming, we try the macadamia pancakes with blueberry jelly and fruits, it was delicious.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We had to wait more than an hour and a half for a pizza, and it was terrible. The food is too expensive, not worth it.

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The free tour was very informative and our guide was kind. She answered lots of questions and her English was fantastic. The facial was nice and there was no pressure to buy anything. We had the pancakes, they were a little dry, better with the...More

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Larry G, Owner at Valhalla Experimental Station, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you so much for your comment! I'll check on the pancakes... Have a great day!

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I had a lovely experience here — all the employees were so kind and welcoming, tour was interesting, the land was beautiful, and the pancakes were totally delicious, if a bit expensive. The bathroom was beautiful. It was all a welcome respite from the tourist...More

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Larry G, Owner at Valhalla Experimental Station, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thanks for your comments! The property itself is actually quite small, only 5 acres. Most of it has nothing but macadamia trees... So I believe you got to see the most important parts. All the best to you!

Reviewed 18 May 2018

It is a most if you travel to Antigua Guatemala. The tour is free and the food is amazing but the environment and the atmosphere is wonderful.

Thank Magda V
Larry G, Owner at Valhalla Experimental Station, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 2 March 2018

We went to the farm in December 2017 for a tour and pancakes. Amazing place and awesome pancakes!! Interesting and informative. The outhouse is really cool too LOL We bought some products and love them...looking to purchase more. FYI my 16 year old tried the...More

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Larry G, Owner at Valhalla Experimental Station, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks!! As always, so happy to hear your visit was good. Glad to hear the soap is working (not surprised though lol).

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We took a chicken bus from Antigua station around 10 am. Bus in direction to San Miguel Duenas costs 4 GTQ, takes 10 minutes, just tell " Las Macadamias". Valhalla is just beautiful, filled with old trees, you can find in the shop a guide...More

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Larry G, Owner at Valhalla Experimental Station, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you!! Have a wonderful day.

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Finca Valhalla is a really impressive example of organic, sustainable enterprise: macadamia trees generate incomes for many generations, we get to eat delicious nuts, and, Finca Valhalla produces super nut-based cosmetic soaps, lotions and oils. Take a chicken bus, direction San Miguel Dueñas. Defo worth...More

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Larry G, Owner at Valhalla Experimental Station, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much!! Happy trails!

Reviewed 8 February 2018

My husband and I visited this nut farm End of Jan 2018. We received a warm welcome from the owners and workers on the farm,we were escorted around the whole process of the farm,so interesting and informative. We were given free samples of their produce,chocolate...More

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Larry G, Owner at Valhalla Experimental Station, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks so much!! Your support helps us help!!

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Three trips to this spot and it never gets old. Lorenzo may be as nuts as what falls off the trees so just be prepared! The food is fantastic and the work being done by Lorenzo and team far exceeds what most of us contribute...More

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Larry G, Owner at Valhalla Experimental Station, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Yes, I am nuts. I recommend more people go a little nuts sometimes. It makes for better days! Enjoy!! See you when you come back.

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kwakiutl_angel
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Yes, you can ask for gluten free pancakes
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Yes, acording to Viking mythology, Valhalla was a special place reserved for those warriors who die in battle. It was represented as a large hall made of wood, longer than it was wide. It had trenches running down its... More
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