FLOWERS AND COFFEE, EMBLEMATIC OF ARGOVIA HOTEL
With sense-captivating landscapes and a vast, exquisite natural richness, Argovia Finca Resort Hotel has gone through a service diversification along the years. This process has involved including within its operation activities related to the care and preservation of the environment; this has been and will always be of uttermost importance for the owners and the area dwellers.
These are the reasons why Argovia Finca Resort offers several activities to its guests and visitors willing to know the natural marvels of the site, which have led the hotel to being considered a self-sustainable place.
TROPICAL FLOWERS TOUR
The flower tour can be taken by jeep, foot or bicycle. Its purpose is to get to know the diversity of exotic flowers, foliage and tropical plants cultivation in the hotel’s estate, a whole colorful mosaic within the coffee plantation. During this tour you can take a peek on the way they are grown and processed for sale, as well as listen to an explanation of their use, be it ornamental or medicinal.
You will also visit the anthurium plantations, the most representative plant of the area, as well as the washing, packing and exportation of flowers. Experts will gladly share tips for the optimal flower care and preservation with visitors, who usually use the opportunity to take some flowers home.
In this tour you will admire the natural beauty of the estate while you pass by the greenly paths, and you will interact with the environment around you while discovering flower and fauna species.
Recommended hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tour time: 1 hora, 30 min.
Cost: $25 pesos per person
Coffee tour is a truly unforgettable experience, as it is about taking a journey to ancient times through an explanation of the process to obtain coffee. Such process is an artisanal, traditional one, the way the old inhabitants of the area did it.
The tour starts from the sowing of the coffee bean or seed, the necessary care and maintenance of the plant all the way the transformation process to turn the bean into the final product, ready for a plenty cup. This tour includes a coffee tasting at the end.
Recommended hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tour time: 50 min.
Cost: $150MXN per person
All tours are guided. Comfortable shoes and fresh clothing are recommended during dry months; in rainy season waterproof clothes are advised.
Born in the central region of Mexico, but having lived most of her life in the beautiful state of Nayarit, Angela fell in love with this area’s landscapes and its natural beauty. With the firm conviction from an early age that she wanted to be part of the way tourism was managed in her state and the country at large, she studied a degree in Tourism Management and Development at the Technological University of Nayarit. Immediately following her studies, she immersed herself in the world of hospitality in Puerto Vallarta, an iconic city within Mexico known for its wide range of hotels. Working within this field, she took various positions, which allowed her to develop many skills such as teamwork and great service as well as to learn about the standards of operations at a large hotel complex. After taking a break from the hotel industry for personal reasons, her path met Mexico Boutique Hotels, a company that closely matched her personal convictions, which involve presenting Mexico to the world as a brand that guarantees memorable experiences thanks to its natural beauty and the excellent hospitably of its people who by their very nature provide great service and are excellent hosts. Angela currently serves as Chief E-Concierge and Travel Designer for the aforementioned company, offering travelers the opportunity to live a different experience every day, where attention to details make a huge difference.