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El Toledo Coffee Tour

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Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
+506 2446 2056
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Well worth it!

Brian spent just under 2 hours giving us the tour and it was extremely enlightening with lots of... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
djc787
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Atenas, Costa Rica
Amazing tour!!!

This tour is HIGHLY recommended!!! Gabriel our guide was extremely knowledgeable and gracious. I... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Lori N
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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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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
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+506 2446 2056
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Brian spent just under 2 hours giving us the tour and it was extremely enlightening with lots of good tips and information I'd never heard about coffee. Highly recommend it!

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This tour is HIGHLY recommended!!! Gabriel our guide was extremely knowledgeable and gracious. I learned so much about organic/biodiverse farming and coffee roasting. This was the most incredible experience and I would do it again and again! We were able to have lunch with the...More

Thank Lori N
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This not really touristy, but professional tour gives you an insight to the world of coffee from coffee farming till brewing techniques and also emphasis on organic farming in a very interesting and intelligent way. The owner family really wants you to understand how this...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Gabriel gave us a very informative and insightful talk about the pro's and cons of organic farming world wide. We learned about bio-diversity and permaculture. Best of all we learned a whole lot about the coffee we drink every morning, and whether or not we...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Visiting El Toledo Coffee Plantation is an educational and inspiring experience! Gabriel, the third generation owner in this family-run operation, passionately describes his family's learning and evolution in applying principles of permaculture agriculture and the benefits this has provided to the family and their community....More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

You can't imagine how little I wanted to tour a coffee farm. My wife said we are going, so...we went. We got there a few minutes before 10am (started at ten) and were met with a US person who lives in CR several months a...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

A wonderful not-to-miss experience. Make a reservation ahead and stay for lunch. Awesome tour, awesome people - like other reviewers have said. We did not find it difficult to find - use Google Maps and give yourself time. Be sure to save room to buy...More

Thank MidwestMagpie
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Our visit was to get our bags of coffee to bring back to the States. Had a cup of Toledos best while we waited for the bags, Had a good visit with Gabriel who is always looking for ways to leave a little less of...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I thought I knew a lot about organics, but Gabriel's tour was eye opening. He is knowlegeable, passionate, and committed to his craft. Not only did I learn a lot about coffee, but so much about his practice and why he believes in what he...More

Thank Sherry G
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wow! We were definitely pleasantly surprised by this informative coffee tour. It was so much more than that. Gabrielle and Brian are so passionate about the farm and what they do. We learnt a lot for sure, the tour was informative and and interesting. I...More

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Linda S
12 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.
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Response from NancyHpebble33777 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $20.00 per person
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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
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