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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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Great Tour, better chocolate and goodies

The tour was well worth it. Not only do you learn about the whole chocolate making process, you get... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Craig W
Excellent tour, very informative

If you have the time this is definitely something you should do when in the area. The tour was... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Preyom
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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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“cacao trees” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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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 11 May 2017

The tour was well worth it. Not only do you learn about the whole chocolate making process, you get to taste test the different stages. It will not be what you expect. Towards the end you try different estate frown chocolates in a wonderfully beautiful...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 10 May 2017

If you have the time this is definitely something you should do when in the area. The tour was fantastic, very informative and took you through the entire process 1st hand from how the cacao is grown, harvested and put to use to the final...More

Thank Preyom
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Jeff, the owner, guided us three hours long through his property. Not only the walk through mango and chocolate trees was pleasant, the view at the top was simply stunning. We learned a lot about old fashioned chocolate production (as opposed to industrial production), I...More

2  Thank Mic57-7
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Very good food & interesting facts about ow they process the cocoa & make their own beautiful candies & desserts.

Thank Roben S
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Really unique and fun tour of a chocolate plantation with excellent views and really friendly guides. Would highly recommend to both couples and families.

Thank tjmitchell4
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a nice tour. The plantation is beautiful with lovely views across the coast. The chocolate is better than I expected and they go all out with the presentation for the chocolate-tasting. The only reason why this doesn’t get five stars is because ultimately...More

1  Thank redcoat717
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your review. Our tour is authentic to our story. Yes there are many options for tours and many "gringos" living in Costa Rica. We hire and work with local indigenous experts who are the only reason we have a successful cacao farm....More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had the ice coffee and brownies as a pre-dinner snack, very tasty! They even have different types of chocolate 😊

Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had a free afternoon in Cocles so wandered down to Caribeans...so very glad we did! Not only was the tour wonderful and the chocolate AMAZING, we also enjoyed Paul and Jean very much - their passion is inspiring! We saw lots of wildlife along...More

1  Thank sarahjhume
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Amazing! Highly recommend ! Just to be aware, the climb to the farm is a bit stiff but great informations about cacao growing and the tasting was absolutely fantastic and Jeff our guide was funny and very much knowledgeable.

Thank nathaliei
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent experience at Caribeans. I was looking for a cacao farm tour but what we got was SO much more. We had the opportunity to taste chocolate at every step of the process bean to bar. At first I thought the price...More

1  Thank themom4three
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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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