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Hacienda cacaotera La Luz

Comalcalco

Comalcalco keeps its cocoa smell through its haciendas. Go over each one of these old houses to discover the architecture and history that bet on the enjoyment of the ancient food of the gods.

Considered a “Museo Vivo del Cacao” (Living Museum of Cocoa), Hacienda La Luz covers about 26 hectares of cocoa plantations and also of fruit trees and tropical flowers. It’s on Ingeniero Leandro Rovirosa Wade boulevard, five kilometers away from Comalcalco Archaeological Site.

This place belonged to Dr. Otto Wolter Hayer, a German immigrant who arrived in the 1930s to build one of the first chocolate factories.

The hacienda tour begins in the beautiful garden whose plantations, some regionals and some exotic, can be seen with the naked eye. Here you get to know heliconia, gingers and tropical plants great diversity.

It continues with history, harvest periods, cultivation procedures and their advantage. You will also learn about the manufacturing process of this tasty fruit that is chocolate.

From there you walk to the hacienda insides—regional constructions’ old character is still preserved here by having been made with brick, lime, no-rods and locals handmade baked-clay tiles.
Comalcalco keeps its cocoa smell through its haciendas. Go over each one of these old houses to discover the architecture and history that bet on the enjoyment of the ancient food of the gods.

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Considered a “Museo Vivo del Cacao” (Living Museum of Cocoa), Hacienda La Luz covers about 26 hectares of cocoa plantations and also of fruit trees and tropical flowers. It’s on Ingeniero Leandro Rovirosa Wade boulevard, five kilometers away from Comalcalco Archaeological Site.

This place belonged to Dr. Otto Wolter Hayer, a German immigrant who arrived in the 1930s to build one of the first chocolate factories.

The hacienda tour begins in the beautiful garden whose plantations, some regionals and some exotic, can be seen with the naked eye. Here you get to know heliconia, gingers and tropical plants great diversity.

It continues with history, harvest periods, cultivation procedures and their advantage. You will also learn about the manufacturing process of this tasty fruit that is chocolate.

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