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Doka Estate Coffee Tour

Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2449 5152
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Doka Estate The Real Coffee TourPick Up Time: Upon RequestDuration: 1 hour, 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy (recommended for senior citizens and children)What to Bring: suntan lotion, hat, comfortable shoes and umbrella (rainy season)Tour Includes: Entrance fee, Butterfly Garden, Bonsai and Orchid Exhibition, Sugar Mill and Guided coffee tour, coffee tasting and coffee liqueurs, chocolates and treats. Additional Buffet Breakfast and Lunch.
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Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured the Doka Coffee Estate as part of a full day tour. It was well worth the trip. We learned a lot about how a well established and high quality coffee estate works. It takes great expertise and passion to grow Coffee, which we...More

Thank Jeff W
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jeff, We are happy to know that you have enjoyed the entire traceability of the fruit of the coffee until it reaches your cup of coffee. No doubt it is an honor for us to be able to work and show this product so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very knowledgable and fun guides show you the history and methods used to produce coffee. I learned a lot and was surprised and happy to see the "old world" and by-hand methods that were used in producing the beans. Lots of coffee tasting and a...More

Thank Danielle B
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Danielle, We are very pleased to know that the experience at Doka Estate has been so positive. For us it is an honor to tell the history of coffee, its traceability throughout the whole process, and above all, the importance of this product in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first stop our driver/guide made from San Jose to Arenal. We bought very delicious coffee and then took a tour walking in part of the plantation. It was very informative and helpful as a coffee lover. I definitely recommend this stop. They...More

Thank Bryan U
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Bryan, We are happy to know you enjoyed your visit and that it was interesting for you to learn about coffee. We are very proud of our history and we are pleased to be able to share it with all our visitors. We look...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Near and about 45 minutes from San Jose airport and not far from Alajuela. One of the oldest plantations in CR. You learn the history and process of coffee bean production with great sampling and a really great gift shop. It also hold a large...More

Thank Lubbockians
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lubbockians, We are very pleased to know that the experience at Doka Estate has been so positive. For us it is an honor to tell the history of coffee, its traceability throughout the whole process, and above all, the importance of this product in...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

After landing in San Jose at 6:30 am (from an overnight flight from the US) Doka was the first stop after picking up our rental car. What a lovely way to start the morning! The aroma of coffee greeted us and we sat and sipped...More

Thank Robin J
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Robin, We are very happy to know you have enjoyed the coffee experience with us and that you have enjoyed the unique Peaberry coffee. We do all possible to offer interesting and entertaining information about coffee, our star product, that says so much about...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Interessting tour, professional guide, fluently in english. Nice coffe testing, and nice shop with different kind of coffe, chocolate and souvenirs.

Thank NGAA
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear NGAA, Thank you very much for sharing your opinion about the Coffee Tour at Doka Estate. We work hard and prepare to offer the best information as clear and entertained as possible. We look forward to seeing you soon again, Mario Fernandez

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Upon arriving with my wife during our 25th anniversary trip to Costa Rica, we happened upon the Doka Estate. We were not with a group and had just driven up to see what it was all about. We were greeted by the employees and we...More

1  Thank Rebecca C
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Rebecca, Thank you so much for your visit, we are pleased to know you enjoyed the coffee experience with us. Your comments help us be better and work harder. We would love to see you again, Mario Fernandez

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We did this tour as part of our holiday package and found it informative and interesting. Never knew how much went into the production of a cup of coffee. Attractively presented tourist venue with clean toilets.More

Thank HeyerFan
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear HeyerFan, We love to hear your visit was so positive. Thank you for choosing Doka Estate. For us it is a pleasure to speak enthusiastically about coffee and to allow visitors both learn and have fun. Please come back whenever you want, we would...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Our group of 20 really enjoyed this tour. We learned how much work really goes into that cup o' joe we rely on every morning to get us going. The tour was great, but the coffee samples after were SUPERB! Great coffee and now that...More

Thank T Q
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear T Q, We are happy to know you enjoyed your visit and that it was interesting for you to learn about coffee. We are very proud of our history and we are pleased to be able to share it with all our visitors. We...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

My husband and I took this tour after seeing Poas Volcano. It was the "off-season" so there wasn't any activity, but that meant it was just the two of us on the tour. Coffee is so ubiquitous that you don't realize how fascinating it really...More

Thank Sherri F
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Sherri, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your coffee experience. We appreciate your comments and we are delighted to know you have enjoyed the whole traceability of the coffee process. We hope this is something to remember in the future....More

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Jimmi C
My dad is not able to walk very far. How much ch of the tour is on foot?
13 June 2017|
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Response from EastofEngland | Reviewed this property |
All of it, but suggest you e mail them & ask if they have any invalid chairs to use
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muderme
has anyone done this as part of a group escorted tour, i.e. discover costa rica 7 day escorted tour thru apple vacations or similar travel company?
18 April 2017|
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Response from storeclerk | Reviewed this property |
We just came back from the Doka Plantation and did our tour with Tropical Expeditions. We found it very interesting but the guide wanted to rush us through and get us to the next location. I would have liked to have spent... More
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SFOTraveler90
Hello! We are passing thru the area with a private driver and I'm worried we won't have enough time to stop and do a full guided tour. If we visit without doing the guided tour, is there anything else we can see (besides the gift shop!)? Thank you!
13 February 2017|
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Response from CAFETresGeneraciones | Property representative |
Hello SFOTravel you are welcome as any other visitor to stop by and enjoy our coffee plantation, you will pay an entrance fee and you can walk thru the mill, roasting room and the trails at the coffee plantation. Also we... More
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