It is in the middle of Trinidad near to Talparo and can be accessed from Tumpuna Road in Arima or Todd Station Road in Central. Upon booking, we supply directions for you to find us with no difficulty.
what are some of the birds that can be found on the estate?
There are over 100 species of birds on the estate. See here for a more extensive list.
ARE THERE ANIMALS ON SITE?
Wild animals are there but not always visible. With some effort you can see squirrels, agouti, mongoose, caimans and iguanas. Infrequent visitors have been deer, ocelot, sloth and otter. We keep chickens on site.
do you grow any fruits?
Yes but many fruit have very short seasons. We have papaya, oranges, grapefruit, lemon, portugal, pommecythere, pommerac, bananas, barbadine, passion fruit, Barbados cherry, coconuts, five fingers, guava, Jamaican plum, sour tamarind, tamarind des Indes, shaddock, limes, cocoa, coffee and sour sop. The bearing period for many of these trees is very short.
WHAT ACTIVITY IS THERE ON SITE?
Primarily bird watching which can be done from any part of the property. There is also fishing, canoeing, lounging by the pool and lots of space to walk.
DO YOU HAVE A RESTAURANT?
No. Guests make their own breakfast from all items supplied. Dinner is delivered to your cottage.
Is THERE A BAR?
No, but there is an area by the pool where Guests are free to take their alcohol and just relax and have a dip. The pool house is fully equipped with unbreakable glasses and an area to wash up.
DO YOU HAVE TRAILS?
Sadly, there are no trails as yet, but guests are free to roam the property and explore the vegetable garden and admire the beautiful flora and fauna.
IS HUNTING ALLOWED?
Absolutely not! The essence of Hacienda Jacana is respect and admiration for nature and we are constantly trying to create a safe haven for all animals.