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La Maison du Cacao

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Demonstration Tasting and Chocolate Shop

We took a short walk through a small grove of cacao trees. The demonstration had already begun by... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
travelerz20
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Boston, Massachusetts
The Tasting Is the Best Part

The museum consists of a walk through a small garden, with many cocoa trees, but the main event is... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Film G
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Aurora
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| Great Plain, Pointe-Noire 97116, Guadeloupe
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

This might look disappointing at first site - a wander round a few cacao trees, but then it all changes. A talk on the history and method of chocolate making with lots to taste (not all nice!). The talks are alternatively in French and English....More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We took a short walk through a small grove of cacao trees. The demonstration had already begun by the time we reached the area. The guide spoke French which was fine, we could understand most of what she was saying by what she was doing....More

Thank travelerz20
Reviewed 18 March 2018

What a wonderful place!!! We got to look at the trees with the pods, which we had done in Martinique, but we got to try the pulp for the first time. What a treat! We make chocolate at home for our family and loved ones,...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

The place is not huge so ideal for something like an hour stop depending also when they do the guided tours but when we were there they organised themselves pretty fast. In case you have to wait a bit for the guided tour just go...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The museum consists of a walk through a small garden, with many cocoa trees, but the main event is the tasting, which consists of 10’different types of chocolate, from very raw to bars. The presentation/tasting on how cocoa is processed is in English, if you’re...More

Thank Film G
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The people who work at La Maison du Cacao made this a great experience -- knowledgable, friendly, and interesting. There were two different tasting stations for a variety of chocolates and both guides had good English-speaking skills, so that was a big plus for us....More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Take the tour. It is very informative. The walk around is in the shade. See the cacao trees. The staff did speak good english for the end of tour. Where you taste the cacao and learn more. The desserts and chocolate are incredible. Next time...More

Thank Fbroz
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. After walking through the garden area and reading the signs, we were intimidated by the number of people waiting to do the sampling. My husband was ready to leave but it turns out they do samplings in English separate from...More

Thank critney2017
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Good self guided tour ( even in the warm rain). The tasting presentation at the end was entertaining (the presenter was enthusiastic and well spoken in French & English.) We spend so much more effort on beer/wine/distillery tours & tastings as a culture... this was...More

Thank Doug N
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Garden is nice but the tasting is just so much fun! You get to taste everything from the bean fresh out of the pod to the various stages until the finished product, which makes you queue at the (expensive) shop!

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