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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located 10 minutes away by car from Puerto Jimenez. The gardens surrounding the quiet rooms are absolutely beautiful. The rooms are comfortable, so is the big bathroom. Every room is very quiet and has a terrace. The food served at the restaurant is delicious and cheap. Last but not least, the owners and the staff are fantastic...

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We did not stay at the hotel, but this seems to be the only place to review the tour that the farm offers in conjunction with the hotel. The two hour tour covers cocoa production and processing as mentioned in other reviews, but also includes many other tropical fruits and crops. We had six people in our tour which was...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 April 2015

As a boutique tour company that travels all over the world, we are always looking for wonderful, authentic tours that connect with our travelers, well Finka Kobo is just that type of experience. The walk through the gardens, tasting and learning is worth the trip even if your not interested in chocolate production. If you are a chocolate lover, well...

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Reviewed 16 March 2015

This tour was waaay better than we were expecting. We went expecting to learn about chocolate and the chocolate production process and we got a crash course in Costa Rican agriculture and the global importance of preserving heritage species of indigenous fruits and flowers. Alex, the main guide on our tour, was a fountain of both knowledge and passion on...

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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

We visited the finca yesterday and did the informative cacao tour with all the wonderful extras. We loved Alex ' s passion for the farm and the fact he's running the farm in an ecologically sensitive way. We also loved the wealth of information that he shared and the chance to taste different fruits, including cacao along the way. The...

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billings, mt
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Very informative tour about organic farming in the tropics and specifically about growing cacao and making chocolate. It was hot, but the shade helped. The samples of chocolate fondue and organic fruits was a real treat. We bought some chocolate and brought it home. It made wonderful chocolate lava cake. Much more interesting than I had thought it would be

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Austria
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Very nice place run by an Austrian / Costar Rican couple. Clean rooms, friendly staff, excellent food - all from their own organic garden. The main attraction is the finca itself with its beautiful plantation & cacao tour. The tour is very interesting and includes a lot of tasting (all fruits from their fruit trees as well as cacao-beans &...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 21 February 2014

Although we did not sleep here… we did come for a visit. This is a great little chocolate tour.. the Finca Kobo is a great place to visit and the education we got during our visit will never be forgotten. Is was absolutely amazing. we seen and learned many things. Not only about cocoa but also bananas and cashews as...

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KINGSTON
Reviewed 19 February 2014

As a couple of chocoholics it was recommended to my wife and myself that we take advantage of the chocolate tour available at Finca Kobo. We have to say that the tour put on by Finca Kobo was entertaining and informative. The tour was led by a very personable and capable young man who went out of his way to...

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Edmonton
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Great chocolate, great tour and information but even greater people! Alex and his wife who own the place have such a great outlook on life, a love of Costa Rica, and so much knowledge. We learned all about the fruits and produce grown in Costa Rica, sampled so many new things and tasted some amazing chocolate. The day was hot...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cuisines: Healthy, fresh homemade, vegetarian (optional). Dining options: breakfast, dinner, coffee, tea, fruit juice, hot/cold chocolate, desserts. Discover the beautiful Finca Kobo situated in the middle of primary rainforest on the Osa Peninsula. Wandering through the "cacao forest" and the finca on a guided tour: Experience and learn about the process of the organic cacao production and the making of chocolate from the fruit to the purest chocolate. Get to know the origins and history behind this delicious crop, taste different fruit fresh from our trees, eat our delicious chocolate cake and chocolate fondue with exotic fruits in our tropical garden and shop unique products of our Finca Kobo (chocolate liquor, cacao nibs, t-shirts, cards, homemade jam…). You can sleep and relax in our wooden lodge in the middle of the tropical forest. Enjoy the beautiful view of the cacao plantation and the tropical forest from its verandah and listen to the many different birds. We provide single/double and family rooms. You can also explore the rainforest by night on a guided tour. Our lodge is a good starting point if you are planning to explore the Corcovado National Park. We are situated about 15 km from the entrance Los Patos. If you wish to we can organize for you kayak trips on the Golfo dulce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finca Kobo

Address: 300 metres from the main road | La Palma, Puerto Jimenez, Palo Seco, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Palo Seco
Price Range: ₹ 6,012 - ₹ 6,787 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Finca Kobo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All in a gorgeous, quiet location and I don't' think there would be a bad room.”
SarahB282, 6 Feb 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are far from any noise, peace and quiet is what you will have. If available the large room downstairs is excellent with a very special bathroom.”
Brenda579, 20 Jan 2013 | Read review
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