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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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Well worth the time

I wasn't sure if this tour was going to be worth it, when we had so many options of activities, but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
clearbailey
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San Jose, Costa Rica
A very worth it tour

We had a great time with Paul who is the owner. He did our tour and it was so interesting. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth L
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Montreal, Canada
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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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| 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 4 days ago

I wasn't sure if this tour was going to be worth it, when we had so many options of activities, but I'm SO glad we went. The tour guide was one of the owners and had so much interesting info and it was so cool...More

Thank clearbailey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time with Paul who is the owner. He did our tour and it was so interesting. You really see the whole process from tree to bar and the chocolate tasting with help from his wife Jeannne is amazing. We have an...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was extremely interesting and it was great to meet the couple behind the chocolate, who are very friendly. The chocolate itself is delicious and we had a great time trying out different combinations. The view at the top, where you do the chocolate...More

Thank Carla O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting tour! We could taste a lot of different things, from the cacao beans itself, to the roasted beans, to the finished chocolate. The owner was very passionate and gave us a lot of information. We were only two people to participate, but they...More

Thank SarahVvj788
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the BEST tour of its kind I've ever been on. His knowledge and passion for the trade is matched by his enthusiasm and for all things cacao. For $28 you get more than just the history of cacao, you get to walk the...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate today to be led on a tour around Jeff's cocoa business. He shared his knowledge and enthusiasm of the future of sustainable farming for cocoa. Jeff taught us not only about the process of beans-to-bar but shared his passion for supporting genuine...More

Thank 721Riley
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Don't miss out, this was so much fun! My son and I were able to take a tour with Jeff through his mature old growth cacao farm and learn from start to finish the amazing history of the cacao bean. Jeff is engaging and knowledgeable,...More

Thank Scott J
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our tour! Glad you had a wonderful experience!

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Hiking Caribeans plantation for 3 hrs seemed like a breeze. Yes, it was muggy, buggy and fill of wildlife, but the story of how the plantation came to be and their fair trade ideology with the region's small cacao growers made it more than worth...More

1  Thank Claudia R
Reviewed 2 August 2017

An amazing tour. Paul, the owner, knows everything to know about chocolate it seems. The tour was very informative and detailed. He took special time to make it interesting for our kids. Half way through one of the workers found a baby sloth in the...More

1  Thank Francus
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I highly recommend this tour. Entertaining, educational, beautiful setting, and very tasty! I will carry this experience with me always.

1  Thank DebbiMilner
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

We are so glad you liked it! Thanks for taking the time to review on TA.

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Kaitlyn W
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.
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Lori F
10 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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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
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