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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

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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 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!

Thank Jane_C_T_S
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.

Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Nice tour with chatty guide saw some animals and lots of chocolate samples - wasn't my favourite chocolate I've tasted in CR but still nice. Considering some of the other tours in the area at 10 or 25 dollars I think it could be a...More

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

Thanks for taking our tour, even though it was a couple of dollars more. For your $28 dollars you get a complete experience of both the cacao forest and chocolate factory. The tour provides tastings of the highest level chocolate in Costa Rica made from...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

We loved this tour. It was led by Oscar who was informative and hilarious. We saw the entire chocolate making process from the trees and local farmers who take care of them to the packaging of the bars. We sampled chocolate derived from other local...More

Thank Katherine E
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Wonderful tour from Paul and Oscar. We hiked up the mountain with Oscar pointing out the history of chocolate in Costa Rica, and we were able to crack open a cacao pod when we reached the peak overlooking the ocean. From there we had a...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My family group took a 2 PM chocolate walk with Paul and Oscar on 6/19. Our guides were very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. They made the walk and the chocolate tasting a real experience. The chocolate milkshakes at Caribeans after the walk were exceptional!!

Thank dlmsphr
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

wow!!! SO worth the small amount of money for such an interactive and in depth experience! we learned so much and got to taste some amazing fair trade and organic chocolate! the staff was kind and really fun. the coffee is amazing as well! highly...More

Thank TCG0618
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We took a tour with Oscar who is a very cool and entertaining guy. The tour was nearly 3 hours and we got to see the whole process from bean to bar and learn about how Caribeans started and what sets the apart. There were...More

Thank Talia G
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is a must do whilst in Puerto Viejo! The company is ran by a lovely couple who are clearly so dedicated to making their product and providing good wages to the local farmers. The tour consists of walking through the cocoa farm whilst he...More

Thank Molly B
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

There's several flavors of chocolate to sample. The staff was polite and helpful. They even explained our shipping options.

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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.