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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

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Best tour in Puerto Viejo

Highly recommend this tour if you like chocolate. I did the tour in September with my boyfriend and... read more

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David P
Great and informative

Choose this as a group tour for a recent yoga retreat in the area and qas pleased with the... read more

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Pam R
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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 today

Highly recommend this tour if you like chocolate. I did the tour in September with my boyfriend and it was amazing. Our guide Jeff (the owner) was such a cool guy. I want his life. He was very knowledgeable. Gave the tour in English and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped for a coffee and a peanut butter/honey/banana sandwich. The woman behind the counter was a bit rude and service was enormously slow even though it wasn't busy. The sandwich was good, but...it was a peanut butter and banana sandwich. (Sort of hard to mess...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Choose this as a group tour for a recent yoga retreat in the area and qas pleased with the experience. Our guide, Oskar , was funny and informative. The tour takes you through the production and leaves you with a deeper understanding of quality chocolate....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by one afternoon for an iced mocha and a smoothie. I wish we would have had time for a full chocolate tour, but we were able to try the chocolate which was awesome. The iced mocha was unreal as well. My husband had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really interesting afternoon with Paul on the chocolate tour. It was great to hear about, and see, how the chocolate is produced at this small company. Paul showed us many different aspects of the process on our walk through the farm and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this tour! Our guide was interesting and entertaining, pointing out things we might not have noticed and telling stories about how cacao grows. We even got to taste some fresh from the pod and in various stages of production. And the chocolate tasting...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a coffee enthusiast and came here after researching the best coffee in town. Coffee was fantastic - I had the ice latte. However, extremely disappointed with the service. First of all, we were not even greeted - in fact, we were greeted by two...More

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caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of our coffee shop. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your coffee, even though our service was less than stellar. We take every review seriously. I have spoken with my staff. They want me to communicate that they...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We just finished the bean to bar tour with Oscar. Even with the rain coming down, it was 100% fantastic! Oscar was very knowledgeable, friendly and funny! We learned so much, from the original history of the cacao trees, to the current processes involved with...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

We took the tour here with our young kids and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica - really interesting, nice variety & fun - highly recommended!

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had the privilege of staying a month in this area and enjoyed this place often! Their smoothies and Mocha Frio are so refreshing and the chocolate is so delicious! We took the chocolate tour and Oscar is an incredible guide that really opened our...More

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caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour with Oscar! Thanks for taking some of the Caribbean home and for blessing our staff with the recognition of their good service.

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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.