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El Toledo Coffee Tour

#1 of 4 things to do in Atenas Features Animals
Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
+506 2446 2056
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Calling All Coffee Lovers!

Visiting El Toledo Organic Coffee Farm was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. It is well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Orange County, California
Important family story

Gabriel is extremely knowledgeable and a very good teacher. His family story shows the cost and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Anne S
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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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Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
+506 2446 2056
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting El Toledo Organic Coffee Farm was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. It is well worth the drive to the town of Atenas, just outside of San Jose. Gabriel's family has been farming in this region of Costa Rica for multiple generations...More

Thank Dr_C_and_E
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Gabriel is extremely knowledgeable and a very good teacher. His family story shows the cost and benefit from moving from chemical based monoculture farming to organic to diverse shade growing. Very worthwhile and inspiring. Delicious coffee.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We never did the tour and wish we had! We had picked up some El Toledo coffee from the Atenas Farmers Market when we first arrived in Costa Rica. It is truly the best coffee I have ever had. We ended up making two more...More

Thank Brandon H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We drove there our self, got a bit lost but found it in the end and it was so worth it. Very informative, my coffee has improved markedly from what i learned!

Thank travelPixie100
Reviewed 15 May 2017

In the 2 hours we learned about how a local family owned coffee farm has moved from using chemicals and mass coffee production to a very environmentally friendly self-sustainable business. Fascinating to hear about their experiences and transition. Very inspiring for anyone interested in coffee...More

Thank Lazza66
Reviewed 2 May 2017

An amazing tour of an organic coffee farm that's truly committed to biodiversity and to the community. Making the world a better place, one coffee cup at a time! Very friendly guide/owner took the time to show us around and made us taste all sorts...More

1  Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was an outstanding and educational tour on a family run farm. Our host , Gabriel gave us a lot of information about sustainable farming practices. He is truly passionate about his product. The tour included the opportunity to try different roasts of coffee which...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I cannot say enough great things about this place. I meant to write my review a long time ago, but got busy with life. Outstanding tour! They take the time and actually explain everything about coffee beans to you and show you. Small family operation,...More

Thank Michael1440
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We took part in one of Gabriel's coffee presentations and a tour of part of his plantation which is a veritable garden of Eden with bio-diversity bursting out of a tightly packed plantation. He is well-informed and brings across global and regional aspects of coffee...More

Thank alexisauer
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived at El Toledo about 45 minutes early, and had no idea what to expect. We booked a reservation on a total whim - it was our last day in Costa Rica and we were traveling from the beach back to the city. The...More

1  Thank theperezfamily2017
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Linda S
13 February 2017|
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Response from Aaron H | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website and email them. They got back to us within a day and we only booked a few days in advance.
20 April 2016|
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Response from NancyHpebble33777 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $20.00 per person
29 March 2016|
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Response from wistraveler09 | Reviewed this property |
There is about a 45 min coffee tasting where a lot of info is given regarding coffee tasting, brewing etc. And I think children this young would find it boring. The rest of the tour you are walking through part of the... More