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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
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The Chocolate tour rocks!

You'll learn everything you wanted to know about chocolate and more on this tour. The view from the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2012
Paul D
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Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
not just for chocolate lovers

an excellent tour, creative chocolate tasting while you have a breathtaking view over the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2012
silkedale
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Frankfurt, Germany
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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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“cacao trees” (18 reviews)
“brownie” (16 reviews)
“beans” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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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 11 April 2012

You'll learn everything you wanted to know about chocolate and more on this tour. The view from the platform where the chocolate tasting happens is spectacular.

1  Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 11 April 2012

an excellent tour, creative chocolate tasting while you have a breathtaking view over the Caribbean (waiting for the pirate ship) super passionate chocolate makers, very informative, fun, extremely yumm and I will never buy industrial chocolate again!

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Reviewed 31 March 2012

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. We strolled through the jungle learning about the history of the Caribeans property as well as the history of cacao in the area. Then came the chocolate tasting! Paul went above and beyond, letting us sample chocolates...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2012

We were taking the early bus to San Jose and had some time to kill, so by chance stopped in by chance at the Saturday morning market where the Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate guys have a stall. Had a cup of coffee there which was...More

1  Thank RoisinMilano
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Reviewed 9 March 2012

Great and informative! The tour down the river to the ocean was wonderful! The guides were knowledgable and the chocolate was devine!

Thank Marylou A
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Reviewed 9 March 2012

They have the best ice cream. Lots of flavors...the coffee is excellent too. Make sure you get a homemade waffle cone, they're outta this world good!

Thank CarrieAnneSutton
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Reviewed 9 March 2012

This place has the best coffee and ice cream. I went there several times while in Costa Rica. They have internet there too, which is convenient. Make sure you get your ice cream with one of their homemade waffle cones- they're out of this world...More

Thank CarrieAnneSutton
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Reviewed 2 March 2012

Paul, the owner, was very informative and knowledgeable. He did a fantastic job of explaining how chocolate was made. I view chocolate in a totally new light now. The coffee was to die for, as well. We now have a full year's supply of coffee...More

1  Thank Tammy L
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Reviewed 29 February 2012

This was a very interesting and educational tour that takes you through the entire process of how cacao is grown, harvested and eventually processed into chocolate. Literally you learn Everything you ever wanted to know about chocolate and it's history. And of course the best...More

1  Thank Laura B
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Reviewed 25 February 2012

Marcos gave us a two hour tour of this farm, finished with the entire chocolate making process including the fermentation to the bean roasting and making chocolate. The treats at the end included a chocolate expresso, and the chocolate making and testing. Well worth the...More

3  Thank MonaSturgeon
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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.
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yifeixli
11 April 2018|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Parking lot is small but parking on the street is fine.
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yifeixli
11 April 2018|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
yes, just park along the road.
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