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El Toledo Coffee Tour

#1 of 4 things to do in Atenas Features Animals
Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
+506 2446 2056
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Informative - learned a lot about coffee growing and sustainability.

In the 2 hours we learned about how a local family owned coffee farm has moved from using chemicals... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Organic coffee you'll want to bring home

An amazing tour of an organic coffee farm that's truly committed to biodiversity and to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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2 weeks ago
“Informative - learned a lot about coffee growing and sustainability.”
3 weeks ago
“Organic coffee you'll want to bring home”
Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
+506 2446 2056
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the 2 hours we learned about how a local family owned coffee farm has moved from using chemicals and mass coffee production to a very environmentally friendly self-sustainable business. Fascinating to hear about their experiences and transition. Very inspiring for anyone interested in coffee...More

Thank Lazza66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing tour of an organic coffee farm that's truly committed to biodiversity and to the community. Making the world a better place, one coffee cup at a time! Very friendly guide/owner took the time to show us around and made us taste all sorts...More

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an outstanding and educational tour on a family run farm. Our host , Gabriel gave us a lot of information about sustainable farming practices. He is truly passionate about his product. The tour included the opportunity to try different roasts of coffee which...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I cannot say enough great things about this place. I meant to write my review a long time ago, but got busy with life. Outstanding tour! They take the time and actually explain everything about coffee beans to you and show you. Small family operation,...More

Thank Michael1440
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took part in one of Gabriel's coffee presentations and a tour of part of his plantation which is a veritable garden of Eden with bio-diversity bursting out of a tightly packed plantation. He is well-informed and brings across global and regional aspects of coffee...More

Thank alexisauer
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived at El Toledo about 45 minutes early, and had no idea what to expect. We booked a reservation on a total whim - it was our last day in Costa Rica and we were traveling from the beach back to the city. The...More

Thank theperezfamily2017
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

See went on this tour when we were in Atenas. It was so informative. The owner Gabriel does an excellent job at explaining how he approaches keeping his coffee plantation healthy. His family is so kind & welcoming & Gabriel's father loves to share his...More

Thank LorenaM007
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I wanted an intimate coffee tour, and El Toledo delivered. They are a family run business, and you get the feel they really love what they do. They informed us about more than just coffee, it was quite enjoyable. Bring cash, they aren't set up...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very easy to find. Helpful staff. Unfortunately, berry season was over, so there was not much to see. We did experience tasting and the roastery. Personally, I felt that the presenter was a bit long-winded as far as overselling organic farming practices. I think we...More

1  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Such a wonderful family!!! My sister and I were in awe of the farming process. We learned so much from this tour not only about coffee but also about different fruits that they grow. It was a wonderful hike through the fields. We also strongly...More

Thank mayost12
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Linda S
How do we make reservations? What time is the AM tour?
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.
How much is the tour ....not lunch but just the tour please?
19 April 2016|
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Response from NancyHpebble33777 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $20.00 per person
Hi - we are visiting Atenas with our two children, ages 6 and 4. While this sounds like an informative and beautiful experience, are there things to keep kids' interest too? Not looking for a playground, but rather curious if this is catered to all ages?
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