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Coffee Tour El Cafetal

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More than a Coffee Plantation Tour. It's a Botanical Garden in Paradise!

We love coffee and wanted a really genuine tour of an organic coffee plantation in Monte Verde. El... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Delicious coffee!

We had the opportunity to stay at a home on the property. Unfortunately we didn't have enough time... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Christina S
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7329
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love coffee and wanted a really genuine tour of an organic coffee plantation in Monte Verde. El Cafetal is one of 3 coffee tours that we looked at as options. We went with this one because it is 100% focused on learning about how...More

Thank ClarksRUs
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We had the opportunity to stay at a home on the property. Unfortunately we didn't have enough time to take the tour but we were able to explore some of the beautiful property on our own. Yendry was friendly and super responsive. We were able...More

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 5 April 2018

An in-depth education about coffee from bean to cup from expert growers. If you drink coffee and don't know much about how it ends up in your cup this is a wonderfully informative activity. It was fascinating to learn how much goes into each step...More

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We made reservations (highly recommended) the last day we were in the area. Gabby was our guide and she was incredibly informative and gave us a wonderful tour of this small family operation.

Thank PaulaMaulU
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Recommended by the hosts in the lodge we stayed in, who served the coffee from this farm. Its a long way down a rough track through beautiful countryside, worth it for the small group, personalised tour (their were only two of us on that morning)...More

Thank Northerner11
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Learned all about organic, sustainable coffee germinating, pollinating, drying, roasting, grinding. It was fascinating. Gabby our guide was a wealth of knowledge and just a sweetheart. Great coffee!

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We found out about this tour from our AirBNB host. They are about 15-20 minutes outside St Elena. We wanted to give a small business a try rather than the larger commercial operations. We received a thorough and private tour that taught us about everything...More

Thank A4849QXpetera
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had a wonderful time touring the farm and drinking the coffee. It is delicious. We stayed at the little house on the property. It was a little difficult to find and we finally had to have them come find us. I highly recommend 4x4...More

Thank Ausilia E
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a perfect and original Coffee Tour in a real farming community. The Ramirez Brenes Family has developed an Environmentally Friendly way to process their coffee and they will show you every step of it during the tour. This is not the normal crowded...More

Thank MissDWilson
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Beautiful tour of this small farm, and information about coffee production in the area. Very knowledgeable and informative. Owners and tour guide, Gaby were very kind and great. A much cooler experience than the mega tour of Cafe Britt I've done in the past. We...More

Thank Elena P
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