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Ecofinca Platanologico

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A must do when you're on La Palma

We really enjoyed our visit here. We learned a lot on how banana's grow and what is needed to make... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
ffgj
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does more than what it says on the tin

great option to visit with our 20 month old daughter she loved it. this is simple but yet beautiful... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here. We learned a lot on how banana's grow and what is needed to make the plantage biologic. Was really interesting. Fran is really passionate about what he does and really friendly. We stayed there for like 2 hours or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

great option to visit with our 20 month old daughter she loved it. this is simple but yet beautiful and great lesson for kids. butterflies animal farm what more cam you ask? Fran the host was very caring and passionate on what he does. definitely...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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PlatanoLógico E, Director General at Ecofinca Platanologico, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks a lot. Muchas gracias. La naturaleza es radicalmente Bio. We stay here to help and enjoy. Great regards.

Reviewed 9 April 2018

At first when I saw this signposted I was a bit ambivalent. What could be so interesting about a banana plantation? Well, to answer that question in short; "All of it"'. It's so much more than just a plantation. It shows the visitor a symbiotic...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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PlatanoLógico E, Director General at Ecofinca Platanologico, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks a lot. We are so happy with this work because the people who came here is great.

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Next to huge hotel Sol La Palma in Puerto Naos lies a hidden gem with an important and inspiring message. Make a guided visit in the shade of tropical plants at the Ecofinca Platanologico. A very easy walk with a number of comfortable stopping points....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This guided tour puts its energy into two topics. Information about the life of a banana plant. Information about the importance of organic farming. Both are very interesting to me, but not so much for my 5 year old non English speaking daughter. Some parts,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

An absolute 'must' if you visit La Palma. Fran takes you along on an inspirational, spiritual and philosophical journey through a fantastic ecosystem. Not only platanos (the small bananas that are produced on the Canaries) grow here, but hundreds of other plants like papaya, broccoli,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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PlatanoLógico E, storytelling at Ecofinca Platanologico, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Many thanks to you. Thank you for visiting our proyect and for recommending it in La Palma. For us it is not just a guided view, it is trying to open our eyes and our heart to modify behavior. Thank you we do the best...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

More of a classroom lecture on ecological farming which turned out to be very interesting . Very theatrical presentation. He clearly loves his lifestyle. Will answer your questions when asked. Does not explain a lot about the mass banana industry, just about his bio farm....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit, one of the most interesting visits on any of the Canaries. Very informative & knowledgable, Fran really brings it all to life! Thank you

Date of experience: May 2017
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PlatanoLógico E, Fran at Ecofinca Platanologico, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Ohhhh one thousand thanks..... At your service and remember our mission. Thanks again.

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We loved the tour of Fran's banana plantation. We weren't really sure what to expect but it was a fun and informative couple of hours. The whole family enjoyed it and at the end of our week on La Palma, our six year old declared...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Fran gave us a most interesting talk on not just bananas, he is very passionate about the Eco systems. He spoke in several languages and was very entertaining for young and old alike. Thank you

Date of experience: January 2017
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