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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
+506 8341 2043
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A great way to spend the morning

My girlfriend and I visited Caribeans on Tuesday. We had a fantastic time. Aside from Jeff being... read more

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Wow!!!

The owner gave us the tour. We had a tasting with different chocolate made from four differents... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Caribeans is the origninal bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Puerto Viejo. Chocolate is made right in the cacao forest. Tours of our factory include: all-you-can-eat gourmet chocolate, the chocolate forest hike, and the "see how we do it" factory tour. Regular tours are Monday 10 am, Tuesday10 & 2, Thursday 10 & 2, Friday2 pm, and Saturday 2 pm. No reservations required. We also have a full service coffee and chocolate shop. Our coffee is fresh roasted farm to cup and delicious. Our chocolate is all hand made and organic. Fresh smoothies, sandwiches, ice cream and much more.
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| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited Caribeans on Tuesday. We had a fantastic time. Aside from Jeff being entertaining, knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the project and the artisan chocolate industry as a whole it was also an excellent opportunity to sea some local wildlife. We...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The owner gave us the tour. We had a tasting with different chocolate made from four differents farms. Go on the tour and learn about the fauna and the flora while walking the farm. You will learn about the history of the cocoa bean in...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s super easy to book yourself into the tour. We turned up about ten minutes beforehand. Jeff (the tour guide) expertly guided us through the chocolate making process and was happy to answer all questions. We all got a chance to sample some chocolate and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice during our stay in Puerto Viejo and absolutely loved the atmosphere. I wanted to stay in this cool coffee shop all day! Everyone is so friendly and they have a wonderful vibe. The natural smoothies are DELICIOUS! We brought home chocolate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I could give a play-by-play of each minute of the tour, but I'd rather just say "do it!" Go and be surprised by what unfolds, as we were. Yes, it is 3 hours. Yes, there is some walking uphill involved. Yes, it is $28pp (as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 8, 5 and 2 year olds on the 3 hour tour up a hill on a hot day and were pleasantly surprised at how much they loved it. (All you can eat chocolate obviously helps that!) Learn something, get a little hike...More

Thank Stacia K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sipping chocolate at Caribeans is one of the most delicious treats I've ever had. Farm to table dark chocolate served in tiny cups. Truly, my eyes rolled up in my head and my toes curled when I tasted it. The chocolate tour is fun...More

Thank Janice B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Caribeans three times while in the area. The first time, the barista was friendly, attentive and the mochachino was good (we own a cafe in the states so know what good coffee is all about.) The second time there the...More

Thank waurlas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best experience in Costa rica. The tour takes 3 hours and is really amazing. You will learn about cocoa plants, about planting and harvesting. The guide show you proces of making chocolate. In the end is chocolate tasting, you can combine chocolate...More

Thank monikadankova1995
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Costa Rica for ten days and this was hands down the best coffee we had. The staff were super friendly and the location is just across the street from the beach. They also have a huge selection of artisan chocolate that looked...More

Thank Randy t
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Kaitlyn W
20 April 2017|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
You can lock you bike at our shop. Never had any problems with locked bikes during the tour.
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Lori F
11 March 2017|
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Response from bstommie | Reviewed this property |
Obviously everyone is different, but we biked all around the area with no issues.
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Leslie M
17 July 2016|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
$28
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