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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
+506 8836 8930
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Chocolate revolution

We were fortunate today to be led on a tour around Jeff's cocoa business. He shared his knowledge... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
721Riley
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Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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Best tour I did while in Costa Rica!!

Don't miss out, this was so much fun! My son and I were able to take a tour with Jeff through his... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Scott J
via mobile
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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 tour. Regular tours are Monday Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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“beans” (47 reviews)
“cacao trees” (17 reviews)
“the bean” (12 reviews)
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| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
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+506 8836 8930
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were fortunate today to be led on a tour around Jeff's cocoa business. He shared his knowledge and enthusiasm of the future of sustainable farming for cocoa. Jeff taught us not only about the process of beans-to-bar but shared his passion for supporting genuine...More

Thank 721Riley
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don't miss out, this was so much fun! My son and I were able to take a tour with Jeff through his mature old growth cacao farm and learn from start to finish the amazing history of the cacao bean. Jeff is engaging and knowledgeable,...More

Thank Scott J
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our tour! Glad you had a wonderful experience!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hiking Caribeans plantation for 3 hrs seemed like a breeze. Yes, it was muggy, buggy and fill of wildlife, but the story of how the plantation came to be and their fair trade ideology with the region's small cacao growers made it more than worth...More

1  Thank Claudia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing tour. Paul, the owner, knows everything to know about chocolate it seems. The tour was very informative and detailed. He took special time to make it interesting for our kids. Half way through one of the workers found a baby sloth in the...More

1  Thank Francus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend this tour. Entertaining, educational, beautiful setting, and very tasty! I will carry this experience with me always.

1  Thank DebbiMilner
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you liked it! Thanks for taking the time to review on TA.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't leave town until you have done the chocolate tour!! Paul is a great tour guide. Also there coffee is amazing as well!

1  Thank Jarrod B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I was part of a group tour for the cacao plantation. The owner was our tour guide. We started the tour through the very steep incline and the guide was very good at stopping very often for those of us in the group who were...More

Thank Yadira E
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We went past this coffee shop probably a dozen times, but it never looked open. When we finally got to go, we were sorry it was our first and last time. They have various types of chocolate to sample and the coffee was very good....More

Thank KentPharo
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Chocolate will never taste the same anymore after a visit at CariBeans! Yes chocolate tastes much richer now ... well ... good chocolate from here! The chocolate is natural, organic and produces on an ethic & sustainable way, a place and people of my heart!...More

Thank Greet963
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Goal of local artisan chocolate makers - the Masters are Indigenous women - is to make Puerto Viejo area a chocolate destination by nurturing the 100 year old trees and engaging & employing the Indigenous people who were gifted with them & have been making...More

Thank PatMc7
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Kaitlyn W
20 April 2017|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
You can lock you bike at our shop. Never had any problems with locked bikes during the tour.
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Lori F
11 March 2017|
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Response from bstommie | Reviewed this property |
Obviously everyone is different, but we biked all around the area with no issues.
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Leslie M
17 July 2016|
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