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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was only for the two of us and was still over 2 hours and the guide was interested in all our questions. We learn a lot about coffee but also the plants and animals that support it's growth.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aclindsay12
Reviewed 11 November 2018

I was part of a group that toured Finca Cristina last month and it was amazing. We had an awesome tour that showed the whole bean process from off the tree to being roasted. Also learned a lot about how the climate and insects affect...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Todd T
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Ernesto took us on a fabulous tour of his parents’ finca! It was so informative and pleasant. Highly recommend for coffee and non coffee drinkers! It will change your mind about some points for sure!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 265cynthiab
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Finca Cristina unannounced and Ernesto gave me a fantastic personal one on one tour. He took me from the seed process of the Coffee Bean plant all the way through to the roasting process. All done organically. Very informative and exciting. Incidental Ernesto is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Voyage787564
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Waze App - Look up "Finca Cristina, Provincia de Cartago" We love coffee more than ever... We've been to this treasure of a family-owned and run coffee farm more than once. Why? We love hearing/seeing/learning how this family pours LOVE into every plant, ever coffee...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DavidandAngela
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We wish to thank Cristina for the very nice tour! She is an very cool teacher and knows a lot of facts about how to grow coffee in an organic way. If you love coffee, want to learn about it and want to support an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Resort51058
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Very educational. Learned a lot about the methods and challenges of organic coffee farming. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to know about coffee.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sdp307
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Thanks to Lonely Planet we booked a tour at Finca Cristina, a coffee plantation which even our local colleagues were not aware of. A fully organic approach to planting and growing coffee caught our interest. We had an amazing time thanks to the owners Linda...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Ann2013Kay
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This coffee I first experienced at the LADY BUG cafe at Lake Arenal, Costa Rica ,if you have had the finest wines from France Richbourg, Haut Brion,Petreus Lafite ,you will understand the quality

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Fredbert69
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had a wonder tour of a start to finish coffee operation. 3 hours for $15 a person! Owners are quite friendly, informative and generous with their time and knowledge. Linda and Ernie were delightful to meet. If you have several hours this is an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Amy S
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