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Doka Estate The Real Coffee TourPick Up Time: Upon RequestDuration: 1 hour, 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy (recommended for senior citizens and children)What to Bring: suntan lotion, hat, comfortable shoes and umbrella (rainy season)Tour Includes...more
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Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

A coffee tours are very informative and it was interesting to see the process of coffee bean to roast a cup of coffee. The guides were good and spoke English groups were large. The buffet lunch was OK nothing special. Butterfly gardens are very nice...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nomad55_8
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family really enjoyed visiting this plantation (we rented a car so we did not go through a tour company). It is clear and very nicely maintained. We learned a lot as the tour guide took us through and explained every step of the coffee...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 897inaj
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear 897inaj, We are very happy to know that the visit was worthwhile and that we have been able to transmit the knowledge we have of our great product. Without a doubt, it is a pleasure to be able to explain step by step the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Doka on a day trip from a cruise ship. We climbed and climbed through the hills of Costa Rica and saw the countryside, with mango’s, avo’s, coffee and more. It was beautiful. The fruit and veggies at stalls on the side of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Louise M
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Louise M, We are very happy that we could give you a more comprehensive and clear idea about coffee and its complex process. This is a product that we love to share with all our visitors, for its importance, and for its delicious taste...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in a big group from our cruise ship. It was a great experience to learn the history of coffee and the processing. However the coffee sold in the plantation store is not labled or indicated what kind of quality and level as they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Yali L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is humbling to see the amount of hand labor involved in producing your morning cup of coffee. The coffee bushes produce a red berry that must be picked by hand. The migrant workers from Nicaragua get $2 per basket of berries picked, the berries...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 573dk9999
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 573dk9999, We appreciate very much that you have shared your comments with other travelers. For us, to know that you have learned a little about the complex process of coffee is a success, even more, when we can tell you in such a short...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Several tour guides walked us through the process of growing and picking coffee cherries all the way to roasting coffee beans. We got to pick some coffee cherries ourselves, then learned about how the coffee beans are extracted, dried and roasted. At the end we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank True_Yossarian
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear True_Yossarian, We love that you have been part of the complex experience behind a cup of coffee, without a doubt, we know that when you go back to have a cup of coffee, you will appreciate it more and it will taste even more...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an eye-opening way to learn about the work behind a cup of coffee. We learned about the journey of coffee beans, from the time they are planted until they are roasted, bagged and sold to consumers. Reynaldo was a wonderful tour guide.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sheila E Z
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sheila E Z, We love that the experience of the coffee tour was educational and that you have seen EVERYTHING behind a cup of coffee that normally seems so simple but delicious. We are sure that every time you drink coffee from now on...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

A wonderful choice to spend a nice morning or afternoon at this coffee plantation. You will see the process of coffee making starting with the planting of the seed, followed by the handling of the coffee bean after it is selected. This is a nice...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ana Maria F
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Dear Ana Maria F, Thank you very much for sharing your impressions about your coffee tour. We love that you could see the whole process of coffee from seed to cup and that you found it interesting. We hope you visit us again in the...More

Reviewed 8 December 2018

This was my first Coffee tour experience and was really educational and fun, the tour guide was very patience and very knowledgeable about the coffee production process, installations are great and nice, for a coffee fan like me was a very pleasant experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 2compadres
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Dear 2compadres, You don´t know how motivating your comments are, we are glad to know that you have enjoyed the coffee experience. We hope you choose us again, we will be happy to see you again. Mario Fernandez General Manager

Reviewed 6 December 2018

WHO: Caravan Tour RX81110 WHAT (PROS): - lunch (loved that it was on a banana leaf and cutting board; great presentation and taste!) - saw an introductory video and was walked and explained through the whole coffee-making process - free coffee tasting after the tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lorraine_sarah
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Dear lorraine_sarah, We appreciate you sharing your comments about your visit. We hope that every aspect you detail in your review has been to your liking. We hope you choose us again, we will be happy to see you again. Mario Fernandez General Manager

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LUIS G
23 November 2018|
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Response from CAFETresGeneraciones | Property representative |
We are really sorry. The central must have a problem. Please try to reach us to the WhatApp number + 506 7300-7157 or 58 you can call or write to us. Or if you prefere send us an email with your number so we can call you... More
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Helen B
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Doka Estate is not far from La Paz Waterfall we are in the same region. Approximately 30kms away, around 45 minutes driving.
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DiLav03
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Response from Gail C | Reviewed this property |
Cr is not a third world country. I agree to just dress casually for the weather with grippy walking shoes.
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