Coffee Farms in Copan

Hacienda Montecristo

Location: Veracruz, Copan

Altitude: 1,200 MASL (3,937 FASL)

Varieties: Pacamara, Parainema, Maragogipe, Caturra, Catuai red, Catuai yellow, IHCAFE-90, Marsellesa, Ovata, and Lempira

Highlights: estate farm est. 1916, 130 bird species recorded, Rainforest Alliance Certified

Cafe Rural Seis Valles

Location: Inshuma, Copan

Altitude: 1,100 MASL (3,609 FASL)

Varieties: Pacamara, Catuai yellow, Catuai red, Bourbon, IHCAFE-90, and Lempira

Highlights: family owned & run, "melado style" coffee, restaurant on-site

Finca Santa Isabel

Location: San Jeronimo, Copan

Altitude: 900 - 1200 MASL  

Varieties: Catuai red, Catuai yellow, Obata, Parainema, IHCAFE-90, Lempira, Java, and Icatu

Highlights: Rainforest Alliance Certified, shade-grown, 80 species of birds recorded, restaurant on-site.

Finca Palo Blanco

Location: La Union, Copan

Altitude: 1,500 MASL

Varieties: Caturra, Catuai, Pacamara, and Lempira

Highlights: family-owned since 1991, a lot is handpicked and roasted for their coffee shop "Cafe de Las Velas" in Santa Rosa de Copan

Coffee Farms in Lempira

Finca Los Cipreses

Location: San Marcos de Caiquin, Lempira

Altitude: 1,372 MASL (4,500 FASL)

Varieties: Lempira, and IHCAFE-90

Highlights: Small-scale farm, family-owned & operated, pine shade-grown. Family style meals and coffee served in their home near the farm

Coffee Farms in Marcala

Finca La Cueva - El Naranjo

Location: Marcala, La Paz

Altitude: 1300 - 1600 MASL

Varieties: Geisha, Bourbon, Catuai

Highlights: high-altitude, shade grown, 3rd generation family-run farm with walking trails, observation decks, and on-site coffee tastings

Finca El Pinar del Rio

Location: Marcala, La Paz

Altitude: 1,300 MASL (4,265 FASL)

Varieties: Parainema, ICATU, Pacamara, Catuai red, Catuai yellow, Pache, Bourbon red, Bourbon yellow, Caturra, Mundo Novo, Maragogipe, Geisha, Moca, Purpura, and Tipica

Highlights: seed bank and nursery with 30 varieties, specialty coffees, certified forest cover, high-altitude, shade-grown

Finca Los Catadores

Location: San Miguelito, Santa Ana, La Paz

Altitude: 1650 - 1720 MASL

Varieties: Geisha, Catuai, Pacas, Pache

Highlights: organic, fair trade, high altitude, high quality specialty coffees, coffee tastings, walking trail, cabin for overnight stays