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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

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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...more
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| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
+506 8341 2043
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An amazing 3+ hour tour with a wonderful guide - Oscar who really knew his stuff and made the tour very interactive. Opportunity to hike and see wildlife throughout the tour. Great tastings very good value for money. Loved supporting this local family business!

Thank lbendo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee and muffins. Had the banana muffin and it was delicious. The chocolate samples were amazing and bought espresso flavoured bar, so good

Thank Sttevei83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened upon this wonderful cafe on the road south from Puerto Viejo and we are so glad that we did! The owner gives tours of his cocoa farm and shows how they make their fantastic organic chocolate! They are so respectful of the native...More

Thank AnninIndiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good tour. You‘ll learn everything about the process to make chocolate bars. From the trees, bean, roasting and finally the chocolate bar process. Very good guide in perfect English (our guide was from the US). With an amazing view you can try different chocolates....More

Thank thecha404
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the location of this little coffee shop especially while waiting to surf! The ice coffee was so delicious in the heat of the morning and they’re chocolates were served every night at my bed and breakfast and just incredible! I believe they have a...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you do one tour in Puerto Viejo do this one. Hear about the history of this area, about cocoa growing, see the trees and here about their story. Along the way we saw a sloth and howler monkeys. Tasted the different stages of production...More

Thank Libran_Lovely
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paul, the founder of Caribeans took us on a fantastic, informative, passionate but above all humble tour of the wonderful world he and his team have built. We learnt so much about not only the process of making chocolate (bean to bar) but the history...More

Thank Ali G
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We've actually been on a few chocolate tours in CR and elsewhere, but this was the first one that actually starts with the trees. They grow their very own cacao, ferment the beans on site, roast them, and transform them into chocolate bars using nothing...More

Thank CdnSKO
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Highly recommend this tour. Really thoughtful and delightful couple that are super passionate about sustainable cacao.

Thank Carlie I
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We took part at the chocolate tour today and we were really impressed! You do pay some dollars for it but the price is totally worth it and you support a fair and great way of producing chocolate. You will get lots of chocolate knowledge...More

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Philippa M
30 August 2018|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Our tours serve only vegan chocolates. We also serve vegan coffee and smoothies and vegan chocolate drinks! The only non vegan part of the tour is we add honey to the ceremonial drink. If you do not do honey we can make... More
Mihaela M
14 May 2018|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Pvjeanne at gmail. Reservations are not required. See our website for tour schedule.
11 April 2018|
Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Parking lot is small but parking on the street is fine.