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El Toledo Coffee Tour

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Address: Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
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+506 2446 2056
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We are a sustainable organic coffee farm. We have been using sustainably...

We are a sustainable organic coffee farm. We have been using sustainably organic practices for over fourteen years. Today we are happy to consider ourselves environmentalists first, and coffee farmers second.

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Our visit was to get our bags of coffee to bring back to the States. Had a cup of Toledos best while we waited for the bags, Had a good visit with Gabriel who is always looking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Gordon, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our visit was to get our bags of coffee to bring back to the States. Had a cup of Toledos best while we waited for the bags, Had a good visit with Gabriel who is always looking for ways to leave a little less of a footprint on the earth. He is working now on and idea to use the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I thought I knew a lot about organics, but Gabriel's tour was eye opening. He is knowlegeable, passionate, and committed to his craft. Not only did I learn a lot about coffee, but so much about his practice and why he believes in what he does. He, and his entire family who works with him, is delightful and welcoming. We... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! We were definitely pleasantly surprised by this informative coffee tour. It was so much more than that. Gabrielle and Brian are so passionate about the farm and what they do. We learnt a lot for sure, the tour was informative and and interesting. I felt like I walked away with a better understanding of coffee but also the world.... More 

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So informative. Great interactions. Gabriel is excellent with his presentation, speaks perfect English and takes the time to answer all questions. Bryan the guide is very clear and concise on his tour. A must do is to stay for lunch, it is really really good. Good walking shoes are necessary.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I just can't say enough about this 7 acre family owned, self sustaining, organic coffee farm! We were fortunate enough to end our 12 day stay in Atenas, Costa Rica with a friend who lives there 6 months out of the year! He knows the Calderon family well and recommended we take the tour! We began by learning how the... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this tour of an organic coffee farm in Atenas, Costa Rica! The owners and their staff were wonderful hosts and tour guides and gave us a a great background summary of the coffee farm business and how El Toledo decided to become an organic/permaculture operation. Visitors get to see the process and tour the grounds and taste the... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great tour! As is the case with most things around Atenas - the drive is a challenge but well worth it. If you can do the tour be sure and include a reservation for lunch. You DO NOT want to miss this experience. We had lunch in a family member's home. Be ready - local, home made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say what a great experience we had. A highlight on a amazing trip we learned so much and felt so welcome. A little hard to find but if you just follow the GPS you will get there. This is not a big commercial farm tour but a local family farm and they will give you a personal... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a tour and were looking so forward to it based on the reviews. We put in the GPS exactly what we were told to and it got us to the vicinity but after trying to follow the map on the website and asking several locals we drove up and down all the local roads There... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately I was not able to take the tour but I did visit the finca and buy some coffee on multiple occasions. The sonora made me some fried plantains and a cup of estate grown and roasted coffee in her kitchen! So nice! My Spanish is pretty rusty and she spoke no English but she did speak the international language... More 

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