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Doka Estate Coffee Tour

Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2449 5152
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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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I've been in several coffee tours, Britt included, and Doka's is by far the best one I've done. They really know their stuff, the guide is sure to explain you every step of the process so you end up with a completely different appreciation of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mauricio gave us a great tour of the plantation! He was a patient teacher and the adults especially loved the tour! It was my parents favorite thing to do in San Jose!More

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear skaacowles, We love knowing that it has been the favorite activity of your parents, we very much enjoy showing our visitors all about the golden grain of Costa Rica. We are patient because we love what we do. We look forward to seeing you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy afternoon and had a good time. It could only be even better on a sunny day. While waiting for the rest of the tour to arrive and gather, we were treated to unlimited sampling of 4 kinds of coffee which...More

Thank Beverly B
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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Beverly B, 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 taste...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On this tour, I definitely learned a lot about the production of coffee! Such a detailed and lengthy process. The workers do not earn a lot but are extremely committed to their craft. Makes you appreciate the coffee you drink so much more. FYI...light roast...More

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear TheSavvySpecialist, We love knowing that we have been able to surprise you and that you have learned a lot about coffee and its long process from seed to cup. It is a pleasure to know that those who visit us learn while enjoying this...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The same tour guide explained about the production process of coffee. The explanation includes how the coffee plant grows, how workers collect the coffee fruit and all thr process the follows to get "the golden grain" (before it get tosted). At the end, you taste...More

Thank Irina V
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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Irina V, Thank you for commenting on your coffee experience at Doka Estate. We love that whoever visits us learns and enjoys the process and traceability of our land's coffee. It makes us very proud to tell the story of this important product that...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We love coffee and wanted to take this tour to see how coffee is made. Before the tour started, we waited in a beautiful, open-air restaurant on the grounds where they had a variety of coffees for us to sample. Breakfast was also available (at...More

Thank Mary J
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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear Mary J, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Doka Estate Coffee Tour. We are located in a very special place where nature is around us ready to make your visit an unforgettable experience along with our coffee, our golden grain and...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This was a well arranged and educational tour of a beautiful coffee plantation! The surroundings are stunning and it is nice to see all the old machinery still in action. The guiding was excellent and the butterfly gardens beautiful.

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Dear 441charlottes, We appreciate your comments about your visit and to know you have enjoyed and learned a lot from it. Your feedback help us improve our service and offer more interesting visits each time. We hope you will visit us again, Mario Fernandez

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Helen B
27 April 2018|
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Response from CAFETresGeneraciones | Property representative |
Doka Estate is not far from La Paz Waterfall we are in the same region. Approximately 30kms away, around 45 minutes driving.
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DiLav03
24 April 2018|
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Response from Gail C | Reviewed this property |
Cr is not a third world country. I agree to just dress casually for the weather with grippy walking shoes.
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5 April 2018|
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Response from andoogadesign | Reviewed this property |
Free admission if you just walk in, like we did
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