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Discover the wonders behind one of the world’s most tantalizing foods — chocolate The Chocolate Tour begins by taking you across the trails of Talamanca’s Cacao History. Beginning with Talamanca’s native cultures The Bribri’s and Cabecar’s. In their...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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On the way to cahuita 4 km from el cruce de Hone crek, Hone Creek 70403, Costa Rica
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+506 2750 0150
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour through their plantation and the museum was informative, highlighted with information about the Costa Rican flora and fauna in general and a personal touch all due to our great guide. We learned so much about how cacao was and is now days cultivated...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice way to get to see the natives of Costa Rica. Sharing information about their culture and the way they use cacao

Thank Wesley Z
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Very nice guide. A lot of information. Old machines. Make chocolate and taste the original local cocoa.

Thank Basvanholten
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Really nice visit of the chocolate factory. We could see how chocolate is prepared from the bloom until the final preparation. Especially our kids love that.

Thank Davidic73
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Did the 1 hour tour with guide Ilmer. Really nice and interesting. With delocious chocolate tasting at the end! Recommended!

Thank Walter M
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The guide is perfect, carefull, patient, happy, tells a great story of how cacao is born, grows with help of insects and ecosystem and how it is processed. He speaks French and even cook cacao for you, you can eat and savour. Our Kids and...More

Thank Marc L
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Terrific tour from a very friendly guide (Ilmer). Great if you like to know more about indigenous communities (guide is 300% indigenous), the history of cacao and the processing of chocolate. Along the way in the garden the guide showed (baby) sloths and other nice...More

Thank StanEhv
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Our guide Carlin was very knowledgeable and friendly, showing us dozens of flowers, spices and native medicinal plants along with monkeys and a sloth in the trees. He also provided just the right amount of history. At the end, chocolate prepared to order. A great...More

Thank sharednw
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

From reading other reviews, it appears that we were really lucky, but we had a private tour (just the 2 of us) with our guide. He told us all about the multi-step process of making chocolate, with interesting facts on botany, chemistry, and history, and...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

We visited this spot through another tour, but wanted to make another mention of how great it was! The tour guide was a local bribri who was very friendly and knowledgable. We enjoyed learning the chocolate process and especially the taste testing at the end!

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