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El Toledo Coffee Tour

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Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
+506 2446 2056
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Blown Away!

When Vera, the owner of B&B Vista Atenas recommended I take a tour of a local coffee farm, quite... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2016
t4too33444
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Delray Beach, Florida
You. Need. To. Go.

Forget big coffee like Doka. Small is where it is at. Small and smart. Gabriel and his parents do... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
travben
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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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 good2%
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Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
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+506 2446 2056
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

When Vera, the owner of B&B Vista Atenas recommended I take a tour of a local coffee farm, quite frankly, I expected something along the lines of, "this is the bean, this is how we dry it, and this is where we roast it." I...More

1  Thank t4too33444
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Forget big coffee like Doka. Small is where it is at. Small and smart. Gabriel and his parents do an incredible job and not only educate you on coffee farming/processing/roasting/brewing, but farming as a whole including organic and chemical farming. When you make your reservation...More

Thank travben
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

The tour was very good & this family owned company is into permaculture. Very knowledgeable & their coffee is Fantastic!

Thank NYE2015
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Learned so much about roasting, grinding, brewing and drinking coffee, and also about organic farming - all things we thought we already knew a lot about. We were also impressed with how they are using all of their land so wisely, including dozens of valuable...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Gabriel, the popular and knowledgeable tour guide, spoken of so glowingly by other reviewers, wasn't available when we arrived at El Toledo coffee plantation hoping to take a tour. However, a delightful young man named Brian welcomed us to El Toledo Coffee plantation and offered...More

2  Thank toledoglen
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Loved the tour. The Guide was very knowledgeable about the plantation. They made coffee for us to taste, taught us the difference between "Robusta" and "Arabica" coffee. This plantation is all about organic way of farming. It was very educational and entertaining!

Thank Griffin G
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Gabriel is passionate about organic coffee growing and the tour he gives is very, very interesting. You also get to taste three blends of coffee and get a lesson on how to brew coffee perfectly. Who knew it was such a science! Our tour lasted...More

Thank wistraveler09
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The (Organic) Coffee plantation owner Gabriel will explain everything about Organic farming in Costa Rica, Very informative, very Costa Rican local experience for a very fair price! You can taste the different roastings of the coffee and see the proces of roasting. Also the hike...More

3  Thank Mari C
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I visited this plantation on a school trip studying sustainability. The family was extremely knowledgeable and gave an interesting presentation. It was so cool to see everything firsthand and Gabriel and his father were more than willing to answer any questions we had. HIGHLY recommend...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Gabriel told his story as a third generation coffee farmer and his long road to producing premium organic coffee. He talked about farming practices and how many choices are not so simple and supporting information is not necessarily available or known. The coffee tasting changed...More

Thank John L
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Linda S
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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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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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