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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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Artisan chocolate

Goal of local artisan chocolate makers - the Masters are Indigenous women - is to make Puerto Viejo... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
via mobile
Great tour!

The tour was extremely informative and interesting, and lasted quite a bit longer than we thought... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chelsey R
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.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cacao trees” (16 reviews)
“the bean” (12 reviews)
“beans” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
+506 8836 8930
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour was extremely informative and interesting, and lasted quite a bit longer than we thought it would with all the information that was provided. To cap it off you get to do a great chocolate tasting with beautiful ocean views. Highly recommend, although this...More

Thank Chelsey R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For $28pp 2 hour tour, so worth the money! Love that this place is giving jobs to locals and reviving the once diseased cacao farms. This US owner knows his stuff! We learned so much. It is a bit of a steep walk. Don't wear...More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by following the many recommendations we got for this place. After ordering water and the cold chocolate we decided not to take the chocolate tour and left instead. What happened was the grumpiest service personnel we encpuntered throughout our whole stay in Costa...More

Thank 501lisagr
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry for not meeting your expectations. Our staff is normally friendly and good at adapting to conatant changes in language accents cultures and standards of friendliness. Sadly the friendly atmosphere left you feeling rejection. That is not our desire and we are sorry...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious handmade chocolate and iced mocha coffee to die for! Friendly staff, great service, check this place out!

Thank srs2112
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I don't have anything new to add that wasn't already mentioned in the other rave reviews, I just want to add to the chorus of compliments. Jeff gave a wonderful, personal, informative tour and the chocolate tasting at the end was such a treat. We...More

Thank shanadm
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 24 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Roben S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kaitlyn W
If we were to bike there, is there somewhere we could safely leave our bikes during the tour?
19 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.
Lori F
We are staying at Congo Bongo in Manzanillo. Should we ride a bike or take the bus? And how much is the bus?
10 March 2017|
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Response from sook588 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed near Congo Bongo but had a car. There's one pretty steep hill in your way but it's flat otherwise. Driving takes about 10-15min so cycling maybe 20-30?
Leslie M
How much is the tour?
17 July 2016|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |