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Tour de la Finca Cafetera Las Brisas, Don Elias

Vereda Palestina Km 4, Salento, Colombia
+57 315 6061113
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Fantastic tour of an organic coffee plantation!

This was a really great tour. Our tour guide, Carlos, explained in detail how the coffee is grown... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
doug_barnard
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Ithaca, New York
Nice farm with nice staff

Very nice coffee farm an easy 1 hour walk from the town center. Had a nice tour of the plantation... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Nicole I
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Vereda Palestina Km 4, Salento, Colombia
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

This was a really great tour. Our tour guide, Carlos, explained in detail how the coffee is grown and processed. This is an organic farm, unlike some of the larger farms in the area. Because of this, instead of using pesticides and hormones to control...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Very nice coffee farm an easy 1 hour walk from the town center. Had a nice tour of the plantation as well as the procedure to make the coffee. The staff were very nice and our guide spoke English and Spanish. We got to try...More

Thank Nicole I
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Had an English speaking guide who was great , the tour was interesting and the coffee was great. Would recommend this place.

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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic few hours at Finca Don Elias. The English speaking guide Juan was perfect, he told us so many interesting things and he was very funny, the tour felt really personal. We visited a beautiful waterfall and followed the beans' way to becoming...More

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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit here, was awesome to support a smaller farm - and the tour did not disappoint! The English-speaking guide, Mateo, is very knowledgeable, and the coffee is lovely. Well worth a trip. Be prepared to wait a while for the next tour...More

Thank Amy A
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

This finca is a bit smaller than its neighbour but it felt more authentic. Alejandro was my guide and he gave a great explanation how they make their coffee (all by hand!). I have already tried the coffee that I bought and it is delicious....More

Thank PeterW1978
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

We met Don Elias a lovely man and did the tour around the farm and where explained everything from fruit being planted and the reasons for this and also they went through each process thoroughly. We really enjoyed it. We also had a lovely cup...More

Thank Pearsemk
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

I visited Don Elias organic coffee farm today. It is the last of 4 coffee farms on the same road downhill from Salento (all offer tours, but only Don Elias is recommended by LonelyPlanet). My hostel recommended this farm over the other options, as they...More

Thank Raphael144
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

To keep it short: Matheo was an awesome and open minded guide speaking very good english and he knows what he is talking about. You'll get really interesting insights in the columbian coffe tradition and the harvesting and roasting processes of their organic farm as...More

Thank Tobias E
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We booked the tour at Don Elias one day in advance. The tour wa very interesting and the guid did alot to interact with the visitors. We learned everything about the process of growing coffee and about the procedure afterwards. In the end we could...More

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travelluster27
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The owner is our hotel told us the times on the tours, and we just went over at the appropriate time without a reservation.
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Ashley B
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I don't know. But I don't think so. Colombians like to celebrate Chrismas with their families..
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