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Doka Estate Coffee Tour

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Address: Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2449 5152
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Doka Estate The Real Coffee TourPick Up Time: Upon RequestDuration: 1 hour,...

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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Fantastic coffee tour. Guide did amazing job of describing how coffee beans are grown and used. Beautiful butterfly garden as well and typical Costa Rican lunch was served. A must... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic coffee tour. Guide did amazing job of describing how coffee beans are grown and used. Beautiful butterfly garden as well and typical Costa Rican lunch was served. A must do excursion.

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toronto
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Doka estate coffee as a part of a tour that included volcano and waterfall. You don't really see how coffee is made or go out on plantation to see how it grows or is gathered. They did throw in free breakfast that was ok. Thought our tour guide claimed coffee is cheaper from the producer, a small bag cost... More 

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear Rollite, We appreciate you shared your opinion about your visit. We regret that you have not been able to see the whole process but since this is a real coffee plantation, we can see the whole process at harvest time and it is in those moments when it is possible to appreciate the process step by step. It is... More 

Eatonton, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed our tour despite the rain and cool weather. Typical food buffet was ok. Staff had good customer service skills. Our guide was very accommodating to our group when we said we would prefer to stay under shelter for the tour. I would think that on a sunny day walking through the field would be a plus. Great... More 

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear Lynne, We love that despite the weather you have been able to accompany us to know a little of the history of our country through the coffee. We try to make it a positive and interesting experience for all our visitors and friends at all times. We hope you come visit us again soon, Mario Fernandez More 

Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a coffee lover but this was included in my tour. I was bored and had nothing much to do. Coffee lovers can get to purchase some fresh coffee beans, though

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear Emailpk, We appreciate you took the time to share your opinion about your visit. We regret that you have not been able to see the whole process and that the experience was boring. It is not a tour for coffee lovers only, it is a tour for all those who want to know more about our culture through one... More 

Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best coffee tours in Costa Rica because you really learn the entire process of making coffee, from the seeds being planted, to coffee plants, picking coffee, processing the coffee grains, to roasting, to drinking! The Doka Estate is family owned and is now on its 4th generation of operations. Wonderful service, excellent tour guides, affordable... More 

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear Gringa-tica28, We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed the fascinating coffee experience and all its history that makes us who we are. We hope your memories are the best as much as we enjoyed your presence. Thanks for your comment, we hope to see you soon, Mario Fernandez More 

Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour, lasting approximately 1 hr 15 mins, then allow 15 mins to visit butterfly area, and bonsai garden

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear C7AMW, We are very happy that we could give you a more comprehensive and clear idea about coffee and its complex process. This is a product that we love to share with all our visitors, for its importance, and for its delicious flavors. We thank you for choosing us, Mario Fernandez More 

Homestead, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken the Britt tour as well as this one, and between the 2 , this one is more informative! If you want a hands on tour, this one is HIGHLY recommended!

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear City9900, Thank very much for sharing your thoughts after your visit. For us it is very important to know you enjoyed the tour and the surrounding of the property. We love to share coffee with all our visitors and we are happy to know you liked the experience. Warm regards, Mario Fernandez More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this place is amazing. The staff is incredibly kind and nice. The guides and the tour itself are great. However, I came here just looking for a place to have my afternoon coffee. There is no really a coffee place here, they do have a restaurant and that's it. The property is amazing but I would suggest to... More 

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear Inside1058, We are very happy to know you liked the tour so much and that you enjoyed the complete process. We hope you come back again to learn more and enjoy from a delicious cup of Costs Rican great coffee. Your feedback help us to improve everyday. We look forward to see you again, Mario Fernandez More 

Port St. Lucie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the things I really wanted to do in Costa Rica and it did not disappoint! The grounds were beautiful and the staff very nice. We got a complete view of coffee from beans to cup. The tour was educational and fascinating and the shopping a pleasure. Be sure to stop here.

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear Francine, Thank you so much for your comments and for choosing us. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed the experience and the Costa Rican culture around us at all times. Our coffee, our food, our nature, all are an important part of who we are and it make us feel very proud of our history. Mario... More 

Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Doka Estate is a very rare look into the life of the bean that keeps the world caffeinated! The lecture provided insight into coffee making from the planting of the bean in the perfect soil and climate a shocking lesson about caffeine - do you drink breakfast blend or expresso for the biggest caffeine kick? The meal we had... More 

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this review

Dear Hugh, We are delighted to know you enjoyed and learned so much about coffee. For us its very important to be very informative and entertaining when we talk about our culture, and coffee is what we are. We hope you come to visit us again, Mario Fernandez More 

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