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El Toledo Coffee Tour

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Highly engaging and educational

We took the El Toledo coffee tour today and it was an engaging and entertaining lesson in all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Coffee grown and processed in a better way

We visited El Toledo Jan 25 while spending a few days in Atenas. Gabriel was a fantastic source of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce J
Coquitlam, Canada
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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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Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
+506 2446 2056
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the El Toledo coffee tour today and it was an engaging and entertaining lesson in all things related to coffee and sustainable farming. Gabriel, who runs the operation, has the perfect temperment and personality to convey interesting information. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited El Toledo Jan 25 while spending a few days in Atenas. Gabriel was a fantastic source of information on coffee growing, encompassing the world picture and drilling down to the challenges faced by Costa Rican farmers. We saw firsthand some of the innovative...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t say enough how much we enjoyed this tour! Staff was super friendly and knowledgeable. We learned so much about coffee!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Family owned plantation. Begin with a tutorial on sustainable agriculture, fair trade practices and of course coffee. Coffee tasting and a surprise tasting (you need to go to find out what it is). They show you the coffee processing and roasting operation as well as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DonStrah
Reviewed December 26, 2018

We really enjoyed this tour, you will too. We also purchased coffee to bring back to the US. It is well worth your time to visit this place.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

On a wonderful trip to Costa Rica, including zip-lining, kayaking and hiking, the visit to El Toledo was one of my favorite activities. We stopped on our drive from San Jose airport to Manuel Antonio. This small operation made a huge impression on me. Gabriel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Probably the best thing I did while in Costa Rica was visiting this farm. Learned so much about the coffee industry but more so about organic production and the quest for using more of the coffee cherry and having less waste. The owner of this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank prossmiller
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Our guide, Gabriel the coffee farmer began his tour by telling us that coffee production and consumption was an unneccersary luxury. He would sooner grow essential food for a growing worldwide population if it was financially sustainable. This was not what I was expecting to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank melvyngilbert
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

We had the opportunity to spend 2 hours with Gabriel and learned about his family’s sustainable coffee plantation. Gabriel explained the entire process of how coffee winds up in our cup. We also toured his acreage. It was fascinating and it changed how we think...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank JoeF2748
Reviewed November 26, 2018

For US$20 a person, my wife and I much enjoyed our owner guided tour here, where the emphasis is on diversity. The plantation is maintained as far from mono-culture as you can imagine: most interesting!

Date of experience: November 2018
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February 12, 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.
April 19, 2016|
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Response from NancyHpebble33777 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $20.00 per person
March 29, 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