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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

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A wonderful experience and a great way to spend part of your day.

Many other reviewers have said it well. The tour is well worth it (make sure you budget a few... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2012
Best Coffee I have Ever had.

I think the owners name was Paul. We were recommend there chocolate/coffee tour and I am going to... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2012
Joe J
Rochester, New York
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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 29 July 2012

Many other reviewers have said it well. The tour is well worth it (make sure you budget a few hours) and the tasting is informative. Paul is a great host and guide. My nine year old sister even enjoyed it and wasn't itching to leave...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2012

I think the owners name was Paul. We were recommend there chocolate/coffee tour and I am going to do the same thing. My wife and I love dark chocolate and rich Coffee and thats exactly what they have. My favorite chocolate bar was the espresso....More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Paul and Jean are amazing people who have braved the challenge of reclaiming an abandoned cocoa plantation to build a sustainable, family-owned business. The tour, led by Paul, takes you on a sometimes steep hike to the top of their hilltop plantation. The views of...More

Thank Dartheo
Reviewed 4 July 2012

What an incredible tour. I learned more about chocolate in three hours than I have in my whole life. Let's be clear, I am a chocolate lover. You know the kind of a guy who goes out at 1am in the morning for a hot...More

Thank Seeralon
Reviewed 20 June 2012

We did the chocolate tour on a whim and was pleasantly surprised. It is a nice climb up hill, and they have an excellent tour with lots of information and tasting.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 6 June 2012

Loved this place on our recent stop in Puerto Viejo. After a dreadful experience with cockroaches at Kasha Hotel, we were rescued by this amazing food. Thanks again Julio!

Thank John T
Reviewed 6 June 2012

A fantastic experience for chocolate lovers or the uninitiated. The view alone may be worth it.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 22 May 2012

We did a chocolate tour with Caribeans in May 2012 ($26 each). We started with a guided one-hour hike through the chocolate forest, where we learned about the history of chocolate in this area and saw some unique plants and animals. The hike (which had...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 21 May 2012

This tour is a must for anyone visiting the Puerto Viejo area. It began with a nature hike up the hill, showing us the cacao trees and telling the history of the area. Paul was very informative and able to answer any questions we had....More

Thank OldenburgCT
Reviewed 16 May 2012

We were so happy to come across Paul and this wonderful chocolate forest "experience" as he calls it. The walking tour was what you would expect from someone in dreadlocks...as we paused continuously to observe the poison dart frogs or wild mushrooms growing on the...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.